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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Verrington Lane, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 8BN

Guide Price £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well maintained and beautifully presented bungalow with planning for extension
  • 6.5 acres of level and gently sloping land. Whole 9.27 acres
  • 2 stable blocks comprising 12 stables, 2 tack rooms and feed stores
  • Outdoor school - 42m x 22m
  • Wooden pavillion with power and light
  • 80' workshop and adjoining 23' tractor shed with 3 phase power
  • Potential for running a variety of businesses (subj to consents)
  • Elevated position with stunning views to Alfred's Tower and surrounding countryside
  • Air source heating system and soalr panels
  • Approx 1 mile from town centre and amenities. Easy access to A303

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A SUPERB smallholding in 9.27 acres with fantastic buildings giving TREMENDOUS SCOPE for a number of BUSINESS OPPORTUNITES (subject to any consents); EXCELLENT range of STABLES and EQUESTRIAN facilities including OUTDOOR 42m x 22m SCHOOL along with BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED DETACHED DWELLLING (with PP for further extension) and stunning far-reaching views.

A fantastic smallholding with tremendous opportunity for equestrian and other businesses having a terrific range of barns, buildings and stables along with outdoor school and beautifully presented 3 bedroom dwelling (with pp to extend) in about 9.27 acres all with wonderful far-reaching views. Lavender Green is one of those extremely rare properties offering tremendous scope for an incoming purchaser to run a smallholding or business. The property is currently set up for equestrian use with superb range of stables, yards and 42m x22m outdoor school. There is a purpose built steel framed 80' workshop with adjoining tractor shed giving over 100' of covered space with 3-phase power. The land is about 6.65acres of gently sloping pasture currently divided in to enclosures. A timber pavilion overlooking the school has development potential (subject to the necessary consent) and would make an excellent annexe or staff accommodation. The dwelling was built in 1980 and stands in beautifully matured garden of about 1.27 acres with spectacular views. The dwelling is presented in superb decorative order with a stunning kitchen, with ceiling open to full height and having excellent range of wooden units with granite work surfaces and island unit. In addition there is an oil fired Aga, walk-in pantry and French doors to the terrace. From the kitchen an arch leads to the main sitting room which is 30' and has wood burner, double doors to the garden and superb views. Off the sitting room is a conservatory currently used as a dining room with French doors to the garden. There are three double bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room and at the back of the dwelling another conservatory with work surfaces and plumbing for washing machine. The dwelling is very energy efficient and solar panels generate £1800 per year and air source heating £600 per year. Planning permission was granted by South Somerset District Council 07/03360/FUL for the erection of two single storey extensions. One of these was implemented so there remains pp for further development to enlarge the bungalow. Lavender Green is located a short distance from the Dorset/Somerset/Wiltshire border close to excellent road and road links.
Lavender Green is found at the top of a track with stunning views and is ideally situated along a peaceful valley yet just a few minutes' drive from Wincanton. The property is approached via electric gates on to a private track from the road leading up to a large gravel area with parking and turning for several large vehicles. There is a DOUBLE GARAGE with twin wooden doors, power and light. A gate leads to the bungalow and garden. The garden encircles the bungalow and to the front is a productive orchard while to the side is a neat lawn with pond and summerhouse. A 5-bar gate opens to the paddock at the rear. There are superb views out to the racecourse and Alfred's Tower and the surrounding countryside. The other side of the yard beyond the parking area is the tremendous range of building. These buildings give all manner of opportunity to potential purchasers and currently comprise of 9 stables and two tack rooms in two blocks, with yard adjoining paddocks. There is a superb 80' workshop with 3 phase power and adjoining tractor shed which leads itself to a huge variety of business issues, storage, extra stabling or garaging to name but a few. The extremely well maintained outdoor school has excellent viewing from development potential (subject to the necessary consents) to staff or annexe accommodation and has power and light.

Ideally located as it is only a few minutes drive to the market town of Wincanton with an excellent range of local shopping including a supermarket business facilities.
There is excellent access close by on to the A303 London and Exeter, A37 to the historic cities of Bath and Bristol and motorway connections making the south west easily accessible and commuter viable. The Intercity mainline station at Castle Cary to London/Paddington and Waterloo line from Templecombe and Sherborne. There are many schools of repute with Millfield in Street, Hazelgrove in Sparkford and Bruton offering Kings, Girls School and Sunnyhill.

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29 June 2016

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