An individual and very charming three bedroom detached period cottage situated on the edge of Wincanton. This wonderful property is brimming with character and enjoys many appealing features including a cosy sitting room with wood burning stove, superb refitted kitchen with integrated appliances solid wood working surfaces, separate dining room with window seat and attractive fireplace, snug/study, stylish downstairs shower room, family bathroom with roll top bath, off road parking and a delightful sunny aspect garden. In recent years new UPVC double glazed windows and doors have been installed in a style in-keeping with the cottage.
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.
Period style UPVC double glazed front door to:
ENTRANCE HALL: Stairs to first floor and doors to sitting room and dining room.
SITTING ROOM: 11’10” x 11’4” Attractive fireplace with fitted multi-fuel wood burning stove and painted timber mantel, picture rail, window seat, wall light points, ceiling beam, radiator, double glazed window to front aspect, understairs cupboard and alcove with fitted shelving.
DINING ROOM: 11’10” x 11’ Attractive fireplace with fitted multi-fuel wood burning stove and painted timber mantel, radiator, ceiling beam, alcove with fitted shelving, window seat with double glazed window to front aspect, wall light points and door to:
KITCHEN: 12’5” x 12’1” This is a particular feature having been refitted to a high standard. An extensive range of shaker style wall, drawer and base units topped with solid oak working surfaces. Belfast sink with copper effect mixer taps, integrated washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer, breakfast bar, electric range cooker, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters, wall mounted Worcester gas boiler supplying domestic hot water and radiators, double glazed window to front aspect, UPVC stable door to garden and door to:
SNUG/STUDY: 11’3” x 7’8” Vertical radiator, double glazed window and door to garden, timber feature wall and door to:
SHOWER ROOM: A stylish suite comprising large shower cubicle, fitted bathroom furniture with semi recess wash hand basin and low level WC with concealed cistern, obscured double glazed window with polished wood window sill, tiled to splash prone areas and electric heated towel rail.
From the entrance hall stairs to first floor.
LANDING: Obscured double glazed window to rear aspect, radiator and hatch to loft.
BEDROOM 1: 12’ x 11’7” Radiator, alcove with fitted shelving and UPVC double glazed window to front aspect with deep display window sill.
BEDROOM 2: 10’10” x 8’5” Radiator, alcove with fitted shelving and UPVC double glazed window to front aspect with deep display window sill.
BEDROOM 3: 9’3” x 7’3” (max) Radiator and UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.
BATHROOM: Period style bathroom with roll top bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, painted floorboards, obscured UPVC double glazed window with polished wood window sill, radiator and tiled to splash prone areas.
The cottage lies at a right angle to the road and enjoys an attractive sunny aspect garden to the front of the property. A gate leads through to a good size garden with a paved patio leading to an area of lawn all enclosed by timber fencing. A second patio provides a pleasant seating area ideal for alfresco dining. There is also a large timber shed (16’ x 12’) with double doors light and power and outside water tap. Double timber gates provide access to secure off road parking.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, drainage, gas central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: D
This is a Freehold property.