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Blackford, Somerset BA22

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Added on 25/08/2021
Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton
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Tenure: Freehold

An impressive former coach house bursting with character situated in the heart of the village overlooking St Michaels Church. The property enjoys deceptively spacious living accommodation featuring a stunning master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed A-frames. All the rooms are of a generous size including the sitting room with a natural stone fireplace and wood burning stove, large dining room ideal for entertaining, delightful conservatory, stylish fitted kitchen with Rangemaster cooker, inner hallway with cloakroom. Moving upstairs there is a galleried landing, family shower room and three double bedrooms with the master enjoying a dressing room and en-suite bathroom. A long driveway provides off road parking for several cars and leads to a timber garage with an office attached to the rear ideal for home working. An attractive secluded garden enjoys a sunny aspect with a paved seating area leading to lawn.

LOCATION: The Old Coach House is set within a conservation area enjoying a lovely position with views of the church and surrounding countryside. Blackford is a small village made up of the most part of mellow stone and tile period houses and cottages, the type for which the immediate area is well known. The church is situated in the centre of the village. Facilities such as a public house, village store and school are available in the neighbouring village of Charlton Horethorne. There are supermarkets in Wincanton, Castle Cary and Sherborne, and the regional centre of Yeovil is within easy reach by car as well. Many of the areas best known schools are within easy driving distance. The village is set close to the Somerset/Dorset border, and not far from the ancient hill fort of Cadbury Castle. Those with an interest in outdoor pursuits are well catered for in the locality. The A303 gives good access to London and the home counties along the A303/M3 route. There is a main line railway station at Sherborne and Templecombe connecting with London Waterloo, and Castle Cary connecting with London Paddington.

Half glazed front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: Large double cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and shelf, exposed stone work and doors to dining room and kitchen.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 22'6" x 11'2" Two windows to rear aspect enjoying a delightful outlook over the garden. Inset 1¼ single drainer sink unit with cupboard below, further range of shaker style wall, drawer and base units with working surface over, Rangemaster Elan cooker, induction hob, eye level built-in electric double oven, inset ceramic hob, integrated dishwasher, wine rack, larder unit, space and plumbing for washing machine, exposed stonework and doors to conservatory and inner hallway.

INNER HALLWAY: Understairs recess and cupboard, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighter and door to:

CLOAKROOM: Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and smooth plastered ceiling with extractor.

SITTING ROOM: 23'4" x 16'10" A spacious room featuring a natural stone fireplace with polished wood mantle and fitted wood burning stove, two radiators, fitted shelving with cupboard above, floor to ceiling window overlooking the church and double doors opening to:

CONSERVATORY: 16' x 10'7" This is a particular feature with natural stone walls, double glazed windows and double glazed French doors giving access to the rear garden.

DINING ROOM: 16'9" x 13' Radiator, coved and smooth plastered ceiling, two windows with deep display window sills to front aspect and French doors giving access to the driveway.

From the inner hallway staircase with half landing to first floor.

GALLERIED LANDING: Exposed painted stonework and vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers.

BEDROOM 1: 16'2" x 17' (max) A stunning light and airy master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, exposed A-frame timbers, painted stonework, velux windows with countryside views to the rear and views of the church to the front, two radiators, fitted double wardrobe and doors to:

DRESSING ROOM: 10' x 7' Radiator, velux window, fitted wardrobe, exposed timbers and door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, low level WC, fitted pine vanity unit with semi recess wash basin, tiled to splash prone areas, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters, radiator, exposed timbers and velux window with far reaching countryside views

BEDROOM 2: 16'10" x 9'4" A characterful room with a door opening onto a small balcony. Radiator, wash basin, exposed timbers and fitted double wardrobe.

BEDROOM 3: 12' x 11'2" Window to rear aspect with views over the rear garden and countryside beyond. Radiator, airing cupboard housing hot water tank and fitted cupboards with slatted shelving.

SHOWER ROOM: Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, tiled to splash prone areas and velux window with far reaching views.

A five bar gate leads to a long gravel driveway with raised flower borders to one side. A natural stone wall with wrought iron gate opening to a delightful sunny aspect secluded garden. A paved patio and lawned area is backed by a low stone wall and fish pond. A paved pathway/seating area extends to a good size lawned area with deep shrub and flower borders. An overhang from the garage/office provides a sheltered seating area overlooking the garden. Oil tank and useful garden shed.

GARAGE: 19'4" x 11'6" Timber construction with double doors.

OFFICE: 11'4" x 9'3" Attached to the rear of the garage with light, power, phone point and window overlooking the rear garden.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.


TENURE: Freehold

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
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Blackford, Somerset BA22


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Templecombe Station3.8 miles
  • Castle Cary Station4.8 miles
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