Preston Road, Yeovil
£435,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A charming character thatched cottage quietly tucked away and set within attractive cottage gardens with ample parking. EPC Band E

SITUATION

Little Knapp House is a hidden gem. It is quietly tucked away within a small cul-de-sac of period and modern properties. It is well placed within the town being within an easy walk of a supermarket and public house and within 1.5 miles of the town centre where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found. Yeovil also boasts two mainline railway stations offering regular services to London Waterloo, Exeter, Bristol and Bath. The A303 is also readily accessible just 5 miles north of the property.

DESCRIPTION

Little Knapp House is a delightful period cottage constructed principally of local Hamstone and contained beneath a thatched roof of which the front elevation has recently been re-thatched in water reed with new ridge and netting. The property boasts a wealth of character features, including exposed beams and large stone fireplace, yet with all the modern facilities including gas fired central heating. The cottage is quietly tucked away within a small cul-de-sac totalling eight properties with a mixture of period and more modern properties. It is set within private gated and mainly walled gardens, providing ample parking and large seating areas, interspersed with well stocked and heavily planted borders. This south facing cottage enjoys good light with two reception rooms, one of which could be used as a ground floor bedroom with an adjoining shower room. The kitchen/breakfast room is a good size and overlooks the large courtyard garden. On the first floor is a spacious landing/study area, together with two double bedrooms, both with en suite shower rooms.

ACCOMMODATION

Glazed front door leading into the living room with views from two aspects, recessed stone fireplace with inset log burner and beam over. Exposed ceiling timbers, stairs to first floor and door to kitchen/breakfast room. Archway opens into the inner hall, with airing cupboard housing the factory lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving and door leading into the lounge/bedroom three which enjoys views from three aspects, exposed beams and adjoining shower room with low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle, fully tiled walls and floor. The kitchen/breakfast room is of good proportions and comprises 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, adjoining granite worktop, with an excellent range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Integrated appliances including AEG induction hob with stainless steel canopy hood over. Electric oven and grill, together with microwave and space for dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Useful store cupboard and leaded door to courtyard garden.

On the first floor there is a good size landing with space for study area and trap access to roof void. Both bedrooms enjoy views from two aspects with sloping ceilings and both with en suite shower rooms comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, together with fully tiled walls.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached over a initial gravelled driveway shared with a total of eight properties. A pair of ornate wrought iron gates open onto a gravelled and walled courtyard garden providing ample parking and turning together with a wonderful seating area, side door to kitchen with a useful adjoining store room, with shelving, further door leading out onto the rear garden.

A wrought iron gate leads around to the front of the cottage with useful patio/seating area, log store, cold water tap and outside lighting. The front garden is also walled with stone steps flanked by attractive flower and shrub borders with pathway leading around to the side garden which gives access to a most delightful rear garden with deep cottage garden borders, together with a fine selection of trees. The gardens are a particular feature which are in keeping with such a fine character cottage.

SERVICES

All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.

DIRECTIONS

From Yeovil hospital roundabout follow the A37 towards Ilchester. At the next roundabout by the college take the first exit along Preston Road. Continue along here for approximately 1 mile then having passed The Bell public house turn immediately after Bell Chase opposite Yeovil Driving Test Centre, into a gravelled driveway. Little Knapp House will be found a short distance along on the right hand side, approached through double wrought iron gates.

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