Burton, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A fascinating and characterful Grade II Listed home with scope for improvement, located within a popular village. Period features throughout, 5 bedrooms, sociable reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room and excellent domestic facilities. Generous, varied rear garden with workshop and ample parking.


Burton Cottage Farm is a Grade II Listed detached chocolate box cottage with well proportioned rooms, the oldest parts of the property are believed to date back to the 15th Century, Having been under the same ownership for nearly 50 years, the property has served as a fabulous family home, yet there is now scope for improvement and modernisation.


The accommodation is arranged with two reception rooms with impressive fireplaces, flagstone floors and exposed stone work in the oldest part of the house, either side of the entrance hall. The drawing room is a particularly impressive room, with extra height ceilings, wooden panelling and a minstrels gallery. The sitting room has a charming Inglenook fireplace, with bread oven and space for a family dining table, the cloakroom has plumbing for domestic appliances. Across the inner lobby, which connects the original cottage with an early 20th century extension, is the kitchen, space for a breakfast table. The first floor accommodation has a similar division between the ancient and more recent parts of the house, via an exposed cruck beam on the landing, a generous master bedroom with an en suite bathroom and ample fitted storage, four further bedrooms and the family bathroom.


Burton Cottage Farm enjoys a generous, smooth lawn, bordered by established flower and shrub beds, can be found adjacent to the house. Those with green fingers will appreciate the dedicated produce plot. Ample outdoor storage is provided by the timber outbuilding which, with power and light, could easily be re-purposed to a workshop, hobby room or home office if desired.



The property is situated in East Coker; a highly sought after village located within easy reach of Yeovil, within the village amenities include a primary school, the Helyar Arms pub, the Courtyard Cafe, a village hall and church with two farm shops within easy reach. Yeovil offers a broad range of shopping, leisure and health care facilities including a choice of supermarkets, high street and out-of-town retail options and a district hospital. Slightly further afield, Sherborne and Crewkerne both benefit from a Waitrose and a variety of independent shops. Transport links are good with the A303 accessible a few miles from Yeovil. A Nippy Bus service stops within the village, offering transport into Yeovil. Mainline stations within Yeovil offer regular rail services to London (Waterloo), Exeter, Bristol and Bath. The M5 can be joined at Taunton (J25). There are a variety of state and independent schools available. In addition to the primary school within the village, East Coker also enjoys proximity to Sherborne Schools, Perrott Hill and The Park, and Millfield at Street is within easy reach.


Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment with the vendors' selling agents, Messrs. Stags, Yeovil Office, telephone 01935 475000.


From Yeovil follow the A30 towards Crewkerne road and proceed along West Coker Road. Turn left at the Mace Store into Sandhurst Road and follow this road to the T junction in East Coker. Turn right and proceed through the village; the property can be found on the right hand side shortly before the turning into Meadow View.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

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4-6 Park Rd, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1DZ

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