Lydford on Fosse, Somerton


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  • Bedrooms: 8
A substantial and versatile 8 bedroom (7 en suites) house with extensive ground floor accommodation located within a prominent position, together with extensive car parking and gardens to both front and rear.

EPC Band D.


Lydford House occupies a prominent position on a cross roads with the A37 which runs from Yeovil to Bristol and the B3153 Somerton to Castle Cary road. The A303 and mainline railway station at Castle Cary are both within approximately 4.5 miles making this a hugely accessible location. Day to day shopping, Somerton is within 6 miles and Shepton Mallet 10 miles, along with Yeovil 12 miles to the south.


Lydford House comprises a substantial three storey residence constructed principally of Lias stone under a mainly tiled roof with flat roof extension to side. The property offers spacious and versatile accommodation over three floors. The property enjoys a wealth of character features including some delightful wood panelling to dado rail, ceiling roses and ornate moulded cornices. Over the years Lydford House has seen many changes from a hotel and restaurant to a public house along with guest house and antiques showroom and more recently a children s nursery. Within the heart of the house is a magnificent reception hall, along with numerous reception rooms, including a bar, three cloakrooms, two kitchens and a small office. On the first floor there are four bedrooms all with en suite facilities, one suitable as a first floor apartment, together with four further attic bedrooms, three with en suite facilities. The property benefits from all mains services including gas fired central heating, together with extensive parking and gardens to both front and rear.


French doors lead to the entrance lobby with useful storage cupboard and further leaded French doors leading into a magnificent reception hall with panelling to dado rail, ceiling rose and staircase rising to the first floor. The main sitting room also has part panelled walls to dado rail, ceiling rose, moulded cornice and views from two aspects. Large wooden door to side, door to rear hall, along with two separate cloakrooms. Off the sitting room glazed French doors open into a bar with parquet flooring, window to side, panelling to dado, ceiling rose and moulded cornice. Recessed shelving and alcove along with bar and drinks shelving. To the rear of the property can be found a boot room with tiled floor and door to rear along with adjoining dining room with part panelled walls to dado and window to rear. The adjoining kitchen is comprehensively fitted and comprises twin bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps, adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers along with two ovens and ceramic hob. Beyond is a large boiler room housing the gas fired boiler together with hot water cylinder. Completing the ground floor is a spacious kitchen/sitting room with well fitted kitchen area along with single drainer stainless steel sink unit and mixer taps, adjoining worktop surrounds and a range of floor units. Adjoining sitting room with three large roof lights, adjoining cloakroom and home office. To the front aspect is a well proportioned garden room with parquet flooring, exposed brickwork and leaded French doors to garden.

On the first floor there are various landing areas accessed from two separate staircases along with a linen cupboard with window and three double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and en suite shower rooms. Also on this floor is a first floor flat comprising hallway, bed/sitting room with fitted wardrobe together with bathroom opposite, along with a kitchen/dining room comprising 1 bowl sink unit with mixer taps over. Adjoining worktop surrounds and range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Electric oven and space for hob and washing machine, window to rear.

On the second floor there are four further bedrooms, three with en suite bathrooms together with various box rooms, store rooms and eaves storage.


Lydford House is set within a corner plot and is protected from the A37 by a stone wall and wooden gates onto a tarmac driveway providing extensive car parking. To the front of the property is an enclosed garden being fenced and walled laid mainly to lawn with various shrubs, bushes and a mature willow tree. To the rear of the property can be found a sun terrace, together with artificial lawn and further lawned area together with a raised patio.


All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment with the vendors selling agents, Stags, Yeovil office. Telephone 01935 475000


From Yeovil take the A37 towards Ilchester and follow the sign posts to the A303 and head towards London. After approximately 2 miles at Podimore roundabout take the 2nd exit on the A37 towards Shepton Mallet. After approximately 4 miles the traffic lights at Lydford on Fosse will be seen. Continue through the lights and Lydford House is the first property on the left hand side clearly identified by our for sale board.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

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

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