Montacute

£375,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
This handsome Grade II listed house is set in the heart of this picturesque village, set on a no-through road adjacent to St Catherine s church. The Old School House benefits from delightful private Gardens and Grounds of approximately one-third of an acre.

Tax Band D

Situation and Description

This handsome Grade II listed house is set in the heart of this picturesque village, set on a no-through road adjacent to St Catherine s church. The village is home to the National Trust owned Montacute House and also has other facilities including an active and friendly community and amenities including petrol station, shop, village store, Post Office, 2 pubs, primary school and village hall. It is also surrounded by National Trust Woodland with wonderful walks up onto Ham Hill. Yeovil is within 4 miles where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with a mainline railway station to London Waterloo, Exeter and Bristol.

The property is listed Grade II and is constructed of Ham Stone set beneath a slate roof and benefits from secondary glazed windows and gas-fired central heating. A particular attribute of the property are it's stunning private gardens of approximately 1/3 of an acre, which back onto National Trust Woodland and from which wonderful rooftop views can be enjoyed over the village towards Montacute House in the distance.

The Accommodation

The property is set back from the road by a low maintenance garden, with superb Acer, enclosed by a Ham Stone wall with railings and wrought iron gate with path leading to front door. The Hallway has both a dado and picture rail with exposed stonework to one wall, pine staircase to first floor with Study area beneath and useful storage cupboard. The front Sitting Room has a recessed brick and stone fire place with in-set gas effect log burner , Ham Stone walling to one wall, picture rail and two windows to front. To the rear the Dining Room/Snug has a multi-fuel log burner within a dressed Ham Stone fireplace, with French doors to garden. An original leaded light window opens into the Kitchen and door leads into Kitchen/Breakfast Room comprising single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over, adjoining worktops and range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Stoves gas hob with electric double oven and grill, with extractor fan over, Bosch dishwasher, integral fridge and space for washing machine. Gas-fired boiler and breakfast bar. Windows on three aspects, walk-in pantry and stable door to covered Side Passage with doors at either end and connected with power, light and water.

On the first floor there are three bedrooms, with the Main Bedroom enjoying views to the front aspect over the church, fitted wardrobe, cast iron fire place and door to Bathroom comprising panelled bath with shower over and pedestal wash hand basin. There are two Bedrooms to the rear both with lovely garden aspects, one with wash hand basin and cast iron fire place, the other with very large walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, light and slatted shelving. There is a separate Cloakroom with low level WC and access to roof space (mostly boarded) with light.

The Grounds

The Old School House benefits from delightful private Gardens and Grounds of approximately one-third of an acre. They lie to the rear and provide lawns for playing and space to be self-sufficient. The garden is accessed from the house via a sunny, private, Kitchen Courtyard with electric socket or via the French doors, past a stone log store that leads to the Sun Patio with double electric socket and steps to the lawned garden that is hedged and walled, giving much privacy, with established borders and a path leading past a useful stone Garden shed on to the Top Garden which, again, comprises a large expanse of lawn and is hedged and very private, with Kitchen Garden and soft fruit including rhubarb, raspberries, strawberries, red and black currants, gooseberries and blueberries. A large Garden Shed and Orchard where an assortment of apple and pear, damson, wild cherry and hazelnut trees are to be found. From the top of the garden, captivating roof top views can be discovered over this attractive village encompassing Montacute House, and more!

Services

All mains services are connected.

Viewings

Strictly by appointment through the vendors agents, Stags.

Directions

From Yeovil take the A3088 towards Exeter and before reaching Cart Gate roundabout turn left towards Montacute. At the end of the road turn left and continue into the village. On reaching St Catherine s church turn right on the sharp left-hand bend by the Kings Arms, where The Old School House will be seen immediately on the righthand side.

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