Halstock, Yeovil

£425,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully appointed three bedroom semi-detached cottage, set within attractive gardens with off road parking and garage. EPC Band E

SITUATION

Home Lodge is in the Vale of Halstock, an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage is situated within the heart of this sought after Dorset village which boasts a community general stores and post office, together with a most active community hall. Sutton Bingham reservoir is located just 2 miles east where you can enjoy fishing, sailing or wildlife walks. The thriving town of Yeovil is within 6 miles of the property where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found, together with a mainline railway station to London Waterloo and Exeter. The historic abbey town of Sherborne is within 10.5 miles. The property is also well placed being within 12 miles of the A303 providing an excellent road network to the rest of the country.

DESCRIPTION

Home Lodge is constructed principally of stone with part rendered and colour washed exterior elevations set beneath a mainly cedar shingle roof with a small flat roof extension to rear. The cottage enjoys many character features including a beautiful inglenook fireplace with wood burner and large ornate bread oven to side. The main reception room is divided into a spacious sitting and dining area with glazed door to garden and kitchen off, together with three bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and a family bathroom on the first floor. The property benefits from double glazed hardwood windows and oil fired central heating. Outside the property sits within delightful cottage style gardens, along with the added benefit of off road parking and a timber garage.

ACCOMMODATION

The glazed door leads into the entrance hallway with stairs rising to first floor. The sitting/dining room is spacious with a large stone inglenook fireplace with inset Villager wood burning stove, with Bessemer beam over and ornate bread oven to side. Large under stairs cupboard, windows and glazed door opening onto the rear garden. The adjoining kitchen has been comprehensively fitted and comprises 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over, adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Space for washing machine and dishwasher. Integrated appliances include induction hob, with part stainless steel extractor over and electric double oven and grill. Integrated fridge/freezer and glazed door to rear.

On the first floor is the landing with large linen cupboard and trap access to the roof void. The principal bedroom enjoys front aspect views and benefits from fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room comprising double walk-in shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. The remaining two bedrooms enjoy views over the rear garden with the smaller of the bedrooms fitted with a range of cupboards with shelving, small dressing table and an cupboard housing the Megaflo hot water cylinder. The family bathroom has been beautifully equipped and comprises a tiled bath with shower attachment, good sized shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

OUTSIDE

The cottage is protected from the village lane by a stone wall with picket gate and pathway leading to the front door. The garden is laid mainly to lawn and is both fenced and walled with attractive flower and shrub borders. To the rear of the property, which is approached over an initial shared driveway, are a pair of double timber gates and personal gate leading into a large gravelled parking/turning area, with adjoining gravelled sun terrace. A low picket fence conceals the external oil fired boiler with bin storage area and cold water tap. Leading off the driveway is a timber garage with window to side, adjoining potting shed, log and bin store. Steps lead up to the main lawned garden which is fenced and hedged giving much privacy together with a useful garden shed with lean-to, fine selection of trees and a oil storage tank. The gardens are a particular feature and have been planted with flowering shrubs and perennials with nature in mind.

SERVICES

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

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment through the vendors' selling agent Stags, Yeovil Office. Telephone 01935 475000.

DIRECTIONS

From Yeovil head south on the A37, Dorchester Road. After approximately 2 miles turn right signposted Sutton Bingham and Halstock. Having passed Sutton Bingham Reservoir continue for a further 2 miles and in the heart of Halstock turn right at the green signed Village Hall and Home Lodge can be seen approximately 100 yards along on the right hand side.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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