THIS is a beautiful period cottage in one of the area's most sought-after villages and it has been much improved by the current owners it has a stylish, high-quality finish throughout and generous attractive gardens. 

From the moment you enter the property, this cottage has such an inviting air.

The cottage retains a cosy feel throughout whilst still benefitting from surprisingly good proportions and has been lovingly improved in many areas by the current owners.

These improvements include replacement double glazed windows in hardwood oak to fit in with the period of the cottage.

From the front you enter into a spacious reception hall, which can double as a snug.

The stairs rise to the first floor with a useful cupboard under, and to one side an archway leads through to a separate dining room with attractive stone fireplace with herringbone brick inset and woodburner-style electric fire for a no-hassle cosy glow.

At the rear of the cottage the kitchen / breakfast room is simply stunning. Beautifully appointed it has a contemporary cottage feel, fitted with Neptune units in a tasteful sage grey and with light granite worktops over.

A Belfast-style butler sink adds to the period feel and neutral rustic metro tiling gives a timeless look to the splash-backs.

On the first floor are four attractive bedrooms and a generous, well-appointed family bathroom.

The master bedroom to one end has a double fitted wardrobe and also benefits from an en suite shower room with heritage style suite including corner WC.

There are two further double bedrooms, the second bedroom being a generous double room and the third bedroom currently used as a single finally the fourth bedroom is an attractive single room with outlook over the garden.

SUMMARY; Location; Dowlish Wake, Ilminster; Price; £725,000; Agent; Symonds & Sampson, Ilminster; Contact; 01460 355055.