A characterful three bedroom detached bungalow situated in an elevated position with far reaching views. The property enjoys deceptively spacious living accommodation including a light and airy sitting room with feature fireplace and bay window, stylish fitted kitchen with butler sink and solid wood work surface, separate dining room with large bay window, rear porch/boot room, family bathroom and separate shower room. The outside of the property offers a long block paved driveway that leads to a parking/turning area which gives access to a large garage/workshop. There is also potential to convert the loft into additional living accommodation (subject to planning and building regulations). An internal viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this wonderful home.
LOCATION: The town of Wincanton is an appealing South Somerset town bordering the counties of Dorset and Wiltshire. Local amenities including a Co-Op supermarket, butcher, bakery, fruit and veg and whole foods shop, Morrisons, Lidl, Health Centre, Post Office, library, antique shops, cafes, eateries, the Bootmakers Workshop with crafts for both children and adults with a wood-fired pizza and a leisure centre with gym and swimming pool. The town has a thriving community with an active library as well as a community centre at the Balsam Centre which has a busy schedule of classes and groups. The town is a 10 minute drive from the fantastic offerings of Bruton including the Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery and Roth Bar & Grill, 10 minutes from the impressive highly-regarded Newt Hotel, 15 minutes from the pretty market town of Castle Cary and 20 minutes from the attractive Dorset town of Sherborne. It is also close to the A303 for an easy drive to/from London (approx 2 hours drive) and Berry’s coaches which operates a twice daily service to London. Other local attractions are a number of National Trust properties including Stourhead and approximately an hour’s drive from the beautiful Dorset coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the country. There is a Waitrose 10 minutes away in Gillingham or at Sherborne and an excellent local farm shop and restaurant at Kimbers (5 minutes away). There is also the renowned Wincanton racecourse and a pretty local park, Cale Park, which features a playground, café with ‘mini-town’ for children and the pretty river Cale which runs through to the countryside behind Loxton House.
Double glazed double doors to:
ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH: Quarry tiled floor, electric consumer unit, double glazed windows to front aspect and original front door to:
ENTRANCE HALL: A spacious hallway with radiator and picture rail.
SITTING ROOM: 13’3” x 12’7” A light and airy room featuring an attractive fireplace with wood burning stove and large double glazed bay window with far reaching views. Radiator, wall light points, picture rail and feature stain glass window.
DINING ROOM: 12’8” x 11’10” A delightful room with a large double glazed bay window enjoying far reaching views. Radiator, feature stain glass window, vinyl flooring and double doors to:
KITCHEN: 15’7” x 9’1” A stylish shaker style kitchen comprising butler sink set into a solid wood block work surface and drainer, excellent range of drawer and base units topped with a wood block work surface, double wall display unit, range style cooker, double glazed window to side aspect, larder unit with American style fridge/freezer to one side, laminate wood flooring, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters, washing machine and dish washer.
REAR PORCH: Tiled floor, fitted shelf, coat hooks and door to driveway.
BATHROOM: Panelled bath with shower over, shower screen, low level WC, wash basin unit, heated towel rail, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters, hatch to loft with water softener and fully tiled walls and floor.
BEDROOM 3: 12’11” x 9’3” Radiator, built-in wardrobe, double glazed window to side aspect, picture rail and airing cupboard housing gas boiler.
From the entrance hall opening to Inner Hallway with radiator.
BEDROOM 1: 12’ x 11’1” A spacious double bedroom with wall to wall fitted wardrobes, double glazed window to rear aspect and radiator.
BEDROOM 2: 12’ x 9’5” Radiator, vanity wash basin unit and double glazed window to rear aspect.
SHOWER ROOM: Shower cubicle, wash basin, low level WC with concealed cistern, electric heated towel rail, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters and fully tiled walls and floor.
A long block paved driveway extended to the rear of the property and opens to a parking/turning area. The attractive front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a rockery to one side. A small timber decked terrace enjoys far reaching views and leads to the front door. There is a good size rear garden mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio to one side. Shrub and flower borders, vegetable garden and attractive rose bed. Sheds, 12’ x 8’ greenhouse and log store.
GARAGE/WORKSHOP: 17’10” x 12’4” A large single garage with light and power.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, drainage, gas central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: D
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
This is a Freehold property.