Hinton St. George

£1,150,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A wonderful light and airy period house located within one of the prettiest villages in the South West, together with secondary accommodation and all set within walled grounds of approximately acre. EPC Band C

SITUATION

Vine Cottage is tucked away within this most picturesque village in South Somerset surrounded by rolling farmland, orchards and woodland. The village boasts a post office, village stores, church, village hall, primary school and The Lord Poulett Arms pub recently voted into the top 100 in the UK by the Sunday times. The market town of Crewkerne is within 3 miles where a greater selection of facilities can be found, together with a Waitrose supermarket and a mainline station running between Exeter and London Waterloo. The A303 is within 3 miles providing excellent links to the surrounding road network and the famous Jurrasic coastline is within 18 miles of the village.

DESCRIPTION

Vine Cottage is a beautiful period property with original parts believed to date back to the 18th century with later additions in the 19th century and again remodelled around 2010. It is constructed principally of Hamstone and set beneath a slate roof. The property is offered in excellent decorative order throughout with light and airy accommodation and quality double glazed windows. The property is set within private walled gardens of approximately acre with extensive off road parking, garaging and a separate residence know as Vine Cottage Retreat, ideally suited as a holiday let, Home office or annexe.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with the vendors selling agent, Stags Yeovil office telephone 01935 475000

ACCOMMODATION

Entrance door leading to a tiled entrance hallway with exposed stone wall and cloakroom. Within the heart of the house is a superb L-shaped kitchen/ family room, extensively fitted and comprising granite worktops, excellent range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, integrated fridge and dishwasher. Bosch electric oven with induction hob and a two-oven gas fired Aga. Flagstone flooring through into the family room with glazed French doors leading onto the western sun terrace, together with bespoke book shelving. The utility room comprises sink, fitted glass cupboards and shelving, space for washing machine, freezer etc. and the Vailliant gas fired boiler.

The main drawing room enjoys a recessed log burner on a slate hearth together with French doors opening into the courtyard. Door leads through to the snug which is a delightful room with views from two aspects with a sealed fireplace, fitted cupboards and recessed alcove, with door leading to inner hallway and stairs rising to the first floor. The adjoining dining room also has a sealed fireplace with useful cupboard underneath the stairs. The dining room returns to the family room, with adjoining study with bespoke desk and wall cupboards.

First floor landing leading to principal bedroom with wonderful views from two aspects, fitted wardrobes and book shelves, door leading to a Jack & Jill shower room with twin wash hand basins, low level WC and shower cubicle. Door leading to bedroom two, again with views from two aspects, fitted wardrobes and fitted cupboards with shelving. Bedroom three enjoys views over the courtyard, along with fitted wardrobes and cupboards over. Family bathroom comprising three piece suite. Bedroom four with window overlooking the courtyard, airing cupboard with cylinder and slatted shelves with cupboards over.

VINE COTTAGE RETREAT

This recently constructed single storey cottage has been built to a high specification and provides a superb annexe/holiday let/home office. It is constructed of Hamstone with brick quoining s set beneath a slate roof. A stable door opens into an open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room, a light and airy room with kitchen area comprising sink with adjoining worktop, fine selection of cupboards and drawers together with integrated dishwasher, washing machine and fridge. Electric oven and grill with Halogen hob and stainless steel extractor over. Adjoining is the bedroom with window into the garden, fitted wardrobes and velux roof light with black out blind. The adjoining shower room has a large shower cubicle, low level WC, vanity unit with wash hand basin. Worcester wall mounted gas boiler and a velux roof light with auto rain closure.

GARDENS & GROUNDS

The property is approached through large wrought iron gates leading to a fully enclosed walled courtyard garden providing extensive parking and turning and access to the double garage and workshop, approached through twin up and over garage door and connected with power and light. Within the courtyard are two magnificent Magnolia s, concealed recycling area and attractive flower and shrub beds. From here a path leads into a fully enclosed walled garden with beautiful and well stocked, flower and shrub borders, fine selection of trees including a fine Cedar (dated 1684), Apple, Silver Birch, Magnolia and two Portuguese Laurels (one with a tree house). The gardens are superb and provide much privacy and have been carefully landscaped with a profusion of plants and shrubs, together with a most productive kitchen garden, with raised beds, greenhouse, useful shed and cold frame. Also within the gardens are two garden sheds, four external taps and two small wildlife ponds, also within the garden is an attractive Summerhouse. There is also a delightful lower south west facing sun terrace, in all extending to approximately acre.

SERVICES

All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating. Domestic hot water supplemented by solar panels.

DIRECTIONS

Travelling west on the A303 turn off at South Petherton roundabout, take the 2nd exit passing the garage towards Ilminster. At the next roundabout turn left and continue through Lopen. Almost on leaving the village turn right signposted Hinton St George. At the T-junction turn right and pass the village shop on the left. Continue and fork left at the memorial cross. Turn immediately left into Abbey Street and Vine Cottage will be found on the right hand side.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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