Lower Odcombe


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A characterful Grade II listed double fronted cottage with period features, two reception rooms, snug, kitchen, utility/cloakroom, three bedrooms and bathroom. Attractive terrace gardens with countryside views. EPC exempt.


Franklin Cottage is situated in the heart of this sought after village. It is located close to the popular Mason Arms public house and restaurant close to the church and with bridleways and footpaths leading up onto Ham Hill Country Park. Yeovil is within 3 miles, where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found. Transport links are good with the A303 being within 3 miles and train stations in Yeovil offering regular rail services to London Waterloo, Exeter and Bristol.


Franklin Cottage dates back to 1794 and comprises a Grade II listed double fronted hamstone cottage. It has a wealth of character features including inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. There are two reception rooms together with a snug, well fitted kitchen, laundry room and cloakroom. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and bathroom. There are also terraced gardens to rear backing onto the village allotments.


The accommodation is accessed via a part glazed entrance door, leading into the entrance hall with quarry tiled floor and mat well A further door leads into the main sitting room with a magnificent hamstone inglenook fireplace with beam over and inset gas living flame fire. Mullioned window seat to front aspect with shutters, exposed beams and wooden floor. Steps then rise to a snug with recessed gas fired boiler and stairs rising to the first floor, with understairs storage..

To the rear of the property there is a inner hall with steps leading to a laundry room with tiled floor, door to rear and adjoining cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with a 1 1/2 bowl sink with mixer taps and quartz worktops with integrated drainer and an excellent range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Space for cooker and single fridge, tiled flooring and stone arch leading through to the dining room, again with mullioned window seat and shutters. Cast iron grate with hamstone chimney breast, wood floor and exposed beams.

On the first floor is a landing, skylight, linen cupboard and trap access to the roof void which is partially boarded with power and light. There are three double bedrooms, all with mullioned windows to the front aspect, two with fitted wardrobes and one with a sealed fireplace and hamstone surround. There is a family bathroom comprising bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and part tiled walls.


Steps lead to the central pathway leading to the front door, with borders on either side. To the rear of the property is a courtyard area with pedestrian access and steps leading to a private garden area with paved patio, pergola, stone retaining wall and steps leading up to a lawned garden, attractive raised beds and further steps leading to a further patio area, an ideal entertaining area, together with aluminium framed greenhouse, garden shed and pedestrian gate onto the village allotments to the rear.


A previous agreement between the vendors and nearby land owner for one parking space has been verbally confirmed and may well be extended to any new owner.


All main services are connected. Gas fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment with the vendors' selling agents, Messrs. Stags, Yeovil Office, telephone 01935 475000.


From the hospital roundabout in Yeovil, follow the signs to A37. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Preston Road and continue for approximately 1 mile passing Asda bearing left at the traffic lights. At the next roundabout turn right onto Bluebell Road/A3088. Continue along here and at the roundabout take the first exit, signposted Odcombe. Continue along this road for approximately 1 mile, take the right hand turn for Lower Odcombe. Continue through the village past the public house on your right, whereupon Franklin Cottage can be seen a short distance along on the left hand side. For viewings, park just beyond the cottage, on the left hand side by the iron railings.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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