Aller, Langport

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
An elegant Grade II Listed former rectory with delightful gardens. The property comprises a kitchen / breakfast room, two reception room, five double bedrooms, family bathroom, separate shower room, a gravelled driveway and a double garage.

Situation

The Old Rectory is on the edge of the ancient historic village of Aller, with its Historic Grade II Listed Parish Church. The area is popular with walkers, having many footpaths and the busy market town of Langport lies less than three miles to the South East with an extensive range of facilities and benefits from the well-known Huish Academy and sixth form. Langport is a well-connected town lying only eight miles north of the A303, and the larger towns of Bridgwater and Taunton are an easy commute. Taunton and Bridgwater have a further range of amenities and a mainline railway station with links to Bristol and London Paddington.

Description

The Old Rectory is an impressive semi-detached former rectory, situated in a private location in the village of Aller. The house is Grade II Listed and believed to date back to the 15th Century. The property has well proportioned rooms with high ceilings which make a wonderful home for entertaining.

Accommodation

The accommodation is arranged over three floors. On the ground floor, there are two wonderful spacious reception rooms. The triple aspect dining room has a wood burner, elegant fitted cabinets and there are two sets of French doors with fitted shutters. There is a double aspect sitting room with open fireplace, fitted bookshelves and large windows overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen can be found at the rear of the property and benefits from an oil fired Esse, pantry, electric oven and hob with French doors leading out onto the garden. Utility room with WC. Access to the cellar.

On the first floor, there are three double bedrooms. Each spacious room has high ceilings and sash windows, two of which, benefit from wash hand basins. There is a study that can be used as a sixth bedroom, if required. There is a shower room with a very large walk in shower, WC and a family bathroom to complete the first floor. A beautiful, unique decorative window looks out onto the front of the property from the family bathroom.

The second floor, which was converted by the current owner, provides two double bedrooms, both with appealing features including a fireplace with decorative detailing on the window frames. They both enjoy beautiful views of the gardens.

Outside

There is an attractive gravelled driveway at the front of the house providing ample parking and a turning circle and a pretty Cherry tree in centre of the driveway and a double garage with storage space to the eaves.

The large rear gardens of The Old Rectory have been thoughtfully designed to create a number of different areas within the garden including a pathway in the centre with mature flower beds, roses and a vegetable / fruit garden. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with a variety of established plants and trees including Pears, Plum and Apple. A stone terrace provides access for outdoor dining and entertaining. There are two greenhouses and a shed, which provides ample storage. In all the plot measures almost 0.5 acre.

Directions

Proceed through Langport and turn at the Esso garage onto the A372. Arrive in Aller, passing the The Old Pound Inn on your left and proceed up the hill for approx 70 yards and the driveway for The Old Rectory is the2nd turning after the pub on your left. Follow the driveway until you reach a fork, turn left to reach the house.

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