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5 bedroom house for sale

Aller, Langport, Somerset

Offers in Region of £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Rear Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Side Hall
  • Utility Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Sitting Room/Study
  • 5 Bedrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A particularly spacious 5 bedroom Grade II Listed detached period house situated close to the centre of the village.
Energy Efficiency Rating Band 'E'
Environmental Impact Rating Band 'E'

Manor Lodge has elevations of brick and locally quarried White and Blue Lias stone contained under a clay pan tiled roof. Listed Grade II, this property has great charm and character and retains many interesting period features including flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces. In the kitchen there is an oil fired Aga and oil fired heating is installed. The accommodation is light and airy, arranged over two floors, in addition to attic storage space. Outside there are most pleasant garden areas to three sides and ample gravelled parking and turning area as well as a former stone and tiled barn which now provides garaging and workshop space.

The village of Aller has an ancient 12th Century Parish Church, Village Hall and Inn/Restaurant.   The busy Market Town of Langport, approximately 3 miles, has an excellent range of everyday amenities including Shops, Schools, Churches, Bank, Inns, Doctors and Dentist Surgeries, Library, Veterinary Surgery etc. The Secondary School with its adjoining Sports Centre, with sporting facilities for all ages, is nearby at Huish Episcopi. Aller is ideally placed for commuting to Bridgwater, the County Town of Taunton and a number of other surrounding towns. There are Mainline Rail links at Taunton, Yeovil and Castle Cary and the M5 Motorway can be accessed at Junction 25 (Taunton) and Junction 24 (Bridgwater).

Canopied Entrance with outside light, part glazed original timber front door leads into

Entrance Hall with flagstone floor, coat hooks, timber panelled walls to half height, balustraded stairs to the first floor with cupboard under, door to rear garden and opening through into the

Rear Hall A carpeted passage with radiator and window overlooking the rear garden.

Drawing Room16'5" x 14'6" (5m x 4.42m). brick fireplace and hearth with painted Adam-style fire surround inset with Jetmaster grate. Two radiators, three wall light points, plaster cornice to ceiling. Wide opening to

Garden Room12' x 8'8" (3.66m x 2.64m). with sealed unit double glazed windows overlooking the garden.

Dining Room21'5" x 12'4" (6.53m x 3.76m). Victorian-style fireplace with tiled slips situated at one end of the room and having slate fire surround. Built-in shelved cupboard to one side. Coved ceiling, radiator, three wall light points, exposed floorboards.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room23'6" x 18'1" (7.16m x 5.51m). A large multi-function room, L-shaped and providing breakfast area with beamed inglenook fireplace housing the oil fired Aga cooker which also provides the hot water and adjacent Grant oil fired boiler supplying heating and hot water systems. Window to the front incorporating a window seat, built-in china cabinet and exposed ceiling beam. Kitchen area with range of oak-fronted units, oak-trimmed working surfaces with tiled splashbacks and incorporating a stainless steel one-and-half bowl sink with drawers and cupboards under, range of matching wall cabinets, integrated dishwasher and electric oven with 4-plate hob over. A door leads from the kitchen into the

Side Hall with radiator, stable door to rear garden and door to

Utility Room with single drainer stainless steel sink, space and plumbing under for washing machine, fitted shelving, tall broom cupboard, vinyl tiled floor.

Cloakroom with low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled splashback, radiator.

Sitting Room/Study16'6" x 12'3" (5.03m x 3.73m). A lovely double aspect room with beamed inglenook fireplace having stone hearth inset with log-effect stove. Original bread oven to one side, built-in fitted shelving to alcove, exposed ceiling beams, French doors to side garden.

First Floor Landing running almost the entire length of the property; this very light and useful area has two windows overlooking the rear garden, one of which has a window seat. Radiator, exposed roof timbers, airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelves. A narrow staircase leads to the attic rooms.

Bedroom 116'7" x 15'7" (5.05m x 4.75m). with double aspect windows to front and rear, radiator, Victorian fireplace, wide double door wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom 212'8" x 11'1" (3.86m x 3.38m). with telephone point, radiator.

Bathroom 1 A spacious room with panelled bath, shower over, tiled surround, folding shower screen, pedestal washbasin, tiled splashback, low level WC, window seat, low level shelved storage cupboard, electric shaver point and double radiator.

Bedroom 310'10" x 10'6" (3.3m x 3.2m). with radiator, exposed ceiling beam, built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom 411'1" x 3.16 (3.38m x 3.16). L-shaped with ornate cast-iron Victorian fireplace, radiator, wide door to shelved linen cupboard, further door gives access to the original stone stairs leading into the roof space.

Bathroom 2 with panelled bath having tiled surround, mixer shower attachment, shower rail and curtain, pedestal washbasin, tiled splashback, low level WC, radiator, electric shaver point.

Bathroom 3 with suite comprising cast-iron bath, tiled surround, pedestal washbasin, tiled splashback, low level WC, bidet, tiled shower enclosure with pivoting door, Mira shower, radiator, light/shaver point.

Bedroom 519'7" x 12'8" (5.97m x 3.86m). exposed 'A' roof trusses, two radiators, double aspect windows, hatch to roof void, shelved storage cupboard.

Attic Rooms A narrow staircase from the landing leads to a door gives access into two inter-communicating attic rooms comprising a very useful storage area.

Swimming Pool


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