Yeovilton

£425,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A natural stone Grade II Listed attached farmhouse, offering spacious accommodation, attractive gardens, outbuildings and a paddock.

DESCRIPTION

Manor Farm comprises an impressively spacious 4 bedroom, grade II listed attached farmhouse constructed of natural stone and set beneath a tiled roof. It is characterised by a wealth of period features including an inglenook fireplace, high ceilings, exposed beams, window seats and mullion windows. The accommodation is spread over three floors and benefits from oil-fired central heating. Outside there are attractive gardens and grounds together with an excellent range of outbuildings, including a stone barn and, situated close by, a paddock extending to approximately one acre.

LOCATION

Manor Farm is a historic building located in the heart of this South Somerset village of Yeovilton close to St Bartholomew s Memorial church. The neighbouring village of Limington, a short walk away, benefits from another church and a public house. The larger village of Ilchester is just 1.5 miles away, offering a range of shops and facilities including a primary school, doctors surgery, dental practice and pubs and restaurants. The major town of Yeovil is within 7 miles and the historic town of Sherborne is 10 miles away, both offering an excellent range of cultural, shopping and recreational facilities as well as access to mainline stations with rail links to London Waterloo, and an outstanding range of both state and independent schools.

ACCOMMODATION

A Ham Stone porch with cambered arch protects the glazed front door which leads into a spacious sitting room, centred on an impressive inglenook fireplace and featuring exposed beams and mullion windows with a window seat. Glazed doors lead to a bright study with a large mullion window. To the rear of the property is the generous kitchen which has been refitted with an oil-fired Rayburn cooker, a Belfast sink, solid wood worktops and a comprehensive range of floor and wall-mounted units. The room also features an attractive natural stone wall, engineered oak flooring and dual aspect mullion windows looking out onto the rear garden. Beyond the kitchen, a glazed door leads to a good-sized utility/boot room with a quarry-tiled floor, sink unit, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and plenty of storage. A door leads to the rear garden and there is an adjoining cloakroom which houses a low-level w.c. and the oil-fired Trianco boiler.

An inner hall with a half-turn staircase, and useful storage cupboard under, leads to the first floor split-level landing with airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Bedroom 2 features an attractive exposed brick wall surrounding a sealed Ham Stone fireplace, a window seat to the front and exposed beams. The room also benefits from a fully-tiled shower cubicle. Bedroom 3 is also a large double featuring exposed beams and window seat to the front.

Bedroom 4 is part vaulted with exposed beams, a built-in wardrobe and sash window to the rear. The family bathroom is also part-vaulted with exposed beams and contains a modern suite with low level w.c., wash basin and corner bath with Victorian-style shower attachment.

On the second floor, a small landing with a large stone-rimmed oval window leads to the main attic bedroom. This expansive room features natural oak exposed beams and a large Velux window to the rear. There is generous storage and an en-suite bathroom comprising of bath with shower attachment, wash basin and low-level w.c.

OUTSIDE

The front garden is mainly laid to lawn which showcases the beautiful frontage of Manor Farm. A wide flagstone path leads to the front door which is surrounded by climbing roses. The rear garden is protected by conifer hedging and timber fencing, providing much privacy. It comprises a useful covered log store/garden store to side with oil tank. There is a two-tiered decking area, ideal for outdoor entertaining, together with a central pathway with lawned gardens either side. Useful play area with slide, together with attractive flower and shrub borders.

Vehicular access to the rear is via a shared driveway past old farm buildings, currently used as a livery stable, to a private parking area for three to four vehicles. There is a large and useful block and stone workshop/store with concrete floor, power and light. Adjoining this is a large stone barn with double doors and corrugated iron roof used as a very generous double garage; again with concrete floor, power and light and also a mezzanine storage space. Both buildings have the potential to be used for other purposes such as a home office, studio, or games room.

Situated close by and accessed across the farmyard is a level paddock, bounded by the River Yeo which extends to approximately 1 acre. The paddock is currently used for equestrian purposes and there are livery facilities very close by, including a manege which can be rented.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil-fired central heating.

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment through the vendor s selling agent, Stags Yeovil Office.

Tel: 01935 475000

DIRECTIONS

Proceed out of Yeovil in a northerly direction, taking the A37 to Ilchester. Continue through the village and at the mini-roundabout bear right, signposted Yeovilton. After approximately mile turn right, signposted Bineham Lane, and continue for a further 1 mile into the centre of the village, then turn left into Pyle Lane, signed Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church. Manor Farm will be found a short distance along on the right-hand side, just before the church.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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