Over Stratton, South Petherton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Orchard Lea comprises a recently refurbished 3 bedroom detached bungalow situated in the heart of this sought after South Somerset village. Orchard Lea now benefits from an open plan feel, offering light and airy accommodation.


Orchard Lea is a recently refurbished 3 bedroom detached bungalow situated in the heart of the sought after South Somerset village of Over Stratton. The property has recently been refurbished and has an open plan feel, offering light and airy accommodation, it benefits from uPVC double glazed windows and external doors, together with gas-fired central heating from a brand new Vaillant Eco gas condensing combination boiler.


Over Stratton has a friendly active community and amenities, including a traditional family-run pub, a highly acclaimed long-established restaurant serving local produce, as well as an award-winning organic farm shop, and Thai and Chinese restaurant within walking distance at Lopenhead. There is a village hall, and a number of footpaths and dog walking routes in and around the village. It lies within 1 mile of the A303 and within 1.25 miles of the larger village of South Petherton, which offers a good range of day to day shopping, leisure and healthcare facilities, popular tennis club, and new state-of-the-art community hospital. There is a lively village pub, and the renowned David Hall which attracts bands and performers from all over the world, as well as hosting regular cinema evenings.


The main entrance with a uPVC front door opens into a porch, and an obscure glazed door leading into the main hallway with linen cupboard with hanging rail, slatted shelving and radiator. Trap access to roof void with aluminium loft ladder leading to a part boarded attic connected with light and newly installed gas boiler.

The main sitting room floods with light as it enjoys a large picture window to the front, together with a stone fireplace with inset gas Living Flame fire. This gracious room flows into the adjoining spacious dining room with recessed fitted shelving, alcove area, and door returning to the hallway. There are useful fitted store cupboards with shelving, and a large opening to the kitchen/breakfast room, which has been extended, and comprehensively refitted. An electric double oven Rangemaster with stainless steel hood and lighting over is the focal point, with a range of floor and wall-mounted cupboards, pull-out larder, space saving corner cupboards with carrousel and angled shelving, large self-closing drawers, a 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap overlooking the garden, adjoining worktop surrounds and space for dishwasher. Glazed French doors lead to the private rear garden. A further part-obscure glazed door leads to the adjoining utility/cloakroom with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, together with low level WC, sink with cupboard under, fitted wall cupboards, and uPVC part-glazed door to garden.

There are 3 large double bedrooms. To the front, Bedroom 3 is fitted with wardrobes to one wall, along with fitted dressing table, chest of drawers, and picture window. Bedroom 2 is currently used as a study/library, with large fitted cupboard with shelving, and fitted bookshelves. The rear master bedroom 1 has been extended and enjoys glazed French doors to the rear garden, as well as a separate opening window. Adjoining this bedroom is a jack-and-jill ensuite shower room with large walk-in shower, high level WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and sensor light mirror over, and heated towel rail. Another doorway returns to the hallway.


The property is protected from the quiet village road by a stone retaining wall with a pair of 5-bar timber gates opening onto a tarmac driveway, with automatic sensor lighting. Here there can be found ample parking and turning and access to a carport with adjoining garage/workshop approached through metal up and over door and connected with power and light. Adjoining the driveway is a raised lawned area together with boundaries protected by newly planted Portuguese laurel, creating much privacy. A pathway encircles the bungalow leading to the rear garden, which is laid mainly to lawn, fenced and hedged together with a fine selection of trees including silver birch, maple, cherry and holly. There is a lower patio with retaining wall, along with a useful garden shed, further patio and outside courtesy light and cold water tap.


All mains services are connected. Gas-fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment through the vendor s selling agents, Stags Yeovil Office. Tel: 01935 475000


From the Yeovil direction take the A303 towards Ilminster and at Hayes End roundabout take the 2nd exit towards Ilminster town centre. After a short distance turn left signposted Over Stratton. Follow this road into the village, passing the pub on your left-hand side and the property will be found a short distance on the left-hand side immediately opposite the old chapel.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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