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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Stoney Stoke, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9

Guide Price £845,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period property
  • Spacious and flexible accommodation
  • Large garden
  • Pony paddock
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Detached annexe
  • Spiral cellar

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful, four bedroom period property situated in a highly desirable area, benefiting from flexible accommodation, large grounds, paddock, annexe and swimming pool.

The Old Smithy is a fantastic character property set in a large plot with accommodation laid out over two floors. The ground floor comprises: entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, utility room, rear lobby with cloakroom and hatch to the spiral cellar. The sitting room includes French doors opening onto the garden, exposed wooden beams, an open fire place and a window seat. The farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room includes a stunning flagstone floor, central island, oil fired Aga, exposed beams, larder cupboard and space for a fridge/freezer and table a chairs. One set of glazed double doors lead from the kitchen into the study, whilst another set open to some steps down to the dining room which includes a vaulted ceiling and is a more recent addition to the property. More French doors open onto the garden.
On the first floor, the landing provides access to four well-proportioned bedrooms, as well as the main family bathroom, dressing room and linen and airing cupboards. All four of the bedrooms include built in wardrobes, and two include en-suite bathrooms.

The detached annexe adjoins the garage block and is entered via its own door into the kitchen/breakfast room that includes built in appliances. The first floor offers a bedroom/ living room and bathroom.

SITUATION
Stoney Stoke is a small hamlet located betwixt the towns of Bruton and Wincanton which offer amenities for most everyday needs including doctor’s surgeries, dentist, opticians and Lidl and Morrison in Wincanton. Bruton is an ancient market town with a vibrant High Street and bustling community and offers a choice of delightful cafes and restaurants including At The Chapel and The Hauser & Worth Roth Bar & Grill with Art & Sculpture gallery as well as a railway station with services to London and Bath. Wincanton is a larger town and offers a greater choice of retailers and is located adjacent to the A303 which links to the M3 and London or the West Country. The is a good choice of excellent state and independent primary and secondary schools within the vicinity including Kings School and Sexey’s in Bruton and Hazelgrove at Sparkford. There are many local sports and recreational clubs offering horse riding, golf, shooting, rugby and more.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached through a wooden five bar gate and over a brick block driveway to the garage block and main house and an area suitable to park several vehicles. Immediately to the right of the drive is a paddock with gate and enclosed with stock proof fencing. The front garden consists of a number of raised flower beds and large lawn. To one side of the property is a lovely courtyard style garden with raised flower beds and a large patio ideal for al-fresco dining, steps lead up to the swimming pool and terrace. At the rear of the property is a delightful pond surrounded by flower beds, a gravel pathway and is a haven for wildlife. The remainder of the rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn dotted with mature trees. There is a small orchard and thick hedge borders on all sides.

COUNCIL TAX
South Somerset Council Tax Band G
EPC: E

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is via septic tank and heating and hot water are provided by an oil fired boiler.

DIRECTIONS
From the centre of Bruton take the B3081, south and pass under the railway line and continue up the hill. After 2.5 miles turn right towards Stoney Stoke and The Old Smithy is the first property on the left.


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Added on Rightmove:
10 April 2019

Nearest stations

  • Bruton (2.1 mi)
  • Castle Cary (4.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Bruton (2.1 mi)
  • Castle Cary (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Woolley & Wallis, Shaftesbury

Minster House The Commons, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JU

01747 633012 Local call rate

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