Church Street, Winsham, Chard


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This is one of those rare opportunities to acquire a beautiful character family home, in the heart of this pretty village, with the benefit of two income streams from a shop and a self contained annex. The shop is currently on a 7 year lease to the village and provides a village shop/post office. The annex is currently rented via Airbnb but could easily be incorporated back into the main house if so wished.

The main house comprises: Entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, dining room, 4 double bedrooms, family bathroom, shower room, outbuildings, and a good sized private garden.

The annex comprises: Entrance, an open plan kitchen/reception/dining room, double bedroom and a shower room.

The shop comprises: a good sized shop front, post office kiosk, further retail space to the rear and a WC.

As well as the village shop/ post office (owned by the property) the pretty village of Winsham offers a primary school, church , village hall and playing fields. Within 2 miles is Chard Equestrian which offers a wealth of facilities. Crewkerne (6 miles), Beaminster (8 miles), Yeovil (15 miles) and Taunton (18 miles) are all within easy reach and The Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis, Charmouth and Bridport are all within half an hour.


The property is situated in the heart of the pretty village of Winsham. 2 double wooden gates lead off the village street into a good sized courtyard with ample parking for many vehicles.


Entrance Hall

Solid wooden door to the front, flagstone floor throughout, panelled arched wall, exposed beams, stairs to the 1st floor landing.


Skylight, WC, wash basin, coat hooks.

Sitting Rroom

6m x 5.25m (max) (19'8 x 17'2 (max))

Bay window to the front, leaded glass window to kitchen, an impressive inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove and original bread oven, particularly pretty stripped beams that continue through to the dining room, TV and telephone points, built in shelving and storage, 1 x radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

8.7m x 3.7m (max) (28'6 x 12'1 (max))

Extended and updated by the current owners, the kitchen is a well thought out light and airy room. 2 windows to the rear and solid wood stable door to rear, a good selection of solid wood wall and base storage units, triple ceramic sink with drainer and mixer tap, space for an American style fridge freezer, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, double oven range with 5 ring ceramic hob and stainless steel hood over, 1 x radiator.


Boiler housing the oil fired central heating system, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, heated towel rail with drying rail over.

Dining Room

5m x 3.1m (16'4 x 10'2 )

Bay window to he front, window to the side, fireplace, exposed beams, 1 x radiator, door to kitchen.

1st Floor Landing

3 windows to the rear of the property, a cosy reading area, built in storage cupboards and 1 x raiator.

Bedroom 1

5m x 3.2m (16'4 x 10'5 )

Window to the front, built in storage, 1 x radiator.

Bedroom 2

4.1m x 3.7m (13'5 x 12'1 )

Window to the front, a good amount of built in wardrobe and cupboard space, 1 x radiator.

Family Bathroom

A beautiful spacious family bathroom with window to the front, a bath with shower attachment, pedestal basin, WC, extractor fan, hatch to the loft space, 1 x radiator.

Bedroom 3

4m x 3.7m (13'1 x 12'1 )

Window to the front, good sized built in wardrobes with drawers under, further built in cupboard, 1 x radiator.

Bedroom 4

3.6m x 3.5m (11'9 x 11'5 )

Window to the front, extensive built in wardrobes, 1 x radiator.

Shower Room

Window to the rear with obscured glass, a good sized shower cubicle, pedestal basin, WC, extractor fan and 1 x radiator with towel rail over.



Door to front (private entrance via stairs to courtyard), 1 x radiator. The current owners have a table and chairs outside the door for guest to enjoy a drink or some breakfast.

Kitchen/Reception/Dining Room

5.4m x 3.7m (17'8 x 12'1 )

Window to the side, door through to the main house, sizeable kitchen with a range of wall and base storage units, built in electric oven with 4 ring hob and hood over, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, space for a ding table, sitting room area with TV point, 1 x radiator, exposed beams.

Bedroom (5)

5m x 2.8m (16'4 x 9'2 )

Window to the side, built in storage, exposed beam, 1 x radiator.

Barn 1

4.8m x 3.3m (15'8 x 10'9 )

Door to front, ample loft storage.

Barn 2

4.3m x 2.5m (14'1 x 8'2 )

Door to front.

The Wood Barn

4.9m x 3.9m (16'0 x 12'9 )

Opening to front, original inglenook fireplace.


Accessed via double gates, the courtyard has been resurfaced by the current owners and offers parking for numerous vehicles.


The garden is all found to the rear of the property via the courtyard and is predominantly laid to lawn with a good mix of mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. A pathway leads past the Privy (working) to a seating area with a pond and further on to the raised vegetable beds. There is a sizeable greenhouse/potting shed and wooden Pergola.

Village Shop and Post Office

Currently on a 7 year lease with further details available on request. A thriving community run village shop and post office that is the heart of the village and a great asset to the property.

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