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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cucklington, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9

Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Period
  • Garden
  • Private Parking
  • 1.00 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Believed to date from the first half of the 19th century,
this is a handsome example of a house of the period.
It has been completely renovated and sympathetically updated. Modifications were made to the internal layout of the ground floor to create a more open and inclusive use of space. EPC: C

The property is well presented both inside and outside. On the ground floor the double front doors open directly onto the open plan sitting/dining room, which has windows on two sides including a deep window seat and has steps down through a wide opening to the drawing room. The drawing room has a fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove and windows on two sides looking out across the garden, including French windows that open onto the terrace. Open to one side of the sitting/ dining room is the kitchen/breakfast room with a 3-oven total control AGA. Off the kitchen is a lobby leading to the cloakroom and boot room. On the first floor is the galleried landing, at one end of which are the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Also on the first floor are the adjacent dressing/laundry room, two further double bedrooms and the family bathroom. In the attic is a further double bedroom and bathroom.
There is ample parking space in front of the house. It is bounded on two sides by mature hedging and is fringed by borders stocked with flowering shrubs. There is a timberclad outbuilding, which encompasses a double car port, workshop, workroom and garden store. In the roof space there is a games room and storeroom. The rear garden has a paved terrace extends along the back of the house leading to a gravelled area decorated with clipped beech and box hedging. There is a further terrace with adjacent studio/home office. In all the garden extends to about 1 acre.

A303 2.2 miles, Buckhorn Weston 2.3 miles, Wincanton 3.3 miles, Gillingham 4.2 miles (Waterloo 2 hours). Cucklington has a parish church and village hall and is close to the neighbouring village of Buckhorn Weston, which has The Stapleton Arms public house and an active cricket club. Gillingham and Wincanton both have good amenities including a Waitrose in Gillingham, medical, dental and veterinary surgeries. Yeovil Salisbury and Bath are also nearby. There is a choice from five primary schools within a 3 mile radius, including St George's in Bourton which feeds to the secondary school at Gillingham. Nearby private schools include Hazlegrove, Kings Bruton and Bruton School for Girls, Port Regis, the Sherborne schools, Sandroyd, Hanford and Bryanston.
There is a rail service from Gillingham to London Waterloo (2 hours) and from Castle Cary (12.7 miles) to Paddington (90 minutes). Bristol and Exeter Airports are both about an hour's drive away offering UK and international connections.

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15 June 2019


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