Attractive gated development. Premium DETACHED home with 2-STOREY MEWS/ANNEX suitable as office/games room/studio with garage under. Private hard landscaped gardens. 4 DOUBLE BEDROOMS; 2 EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMS. Family Bathroom. KITCHEN WITH B’FAST ISLAND. Lounge. Dining Room. Study. Cloakroom. Utility.
This premium detached family house is located in a private gated development. It is situated behind its own stone boundary wall and is fronted by hard landscaping and attractive mature planting. The property design incorporates multiple windows and glazed doors to both the front and rear of the ground floor, making for a distinctive, bright and airy home.
Situated alongside the main house is a detached 2-storey mews/annex lending itself to a variety of uses.
A centrally positioned front door leads to a generous Entrance Hall with solid oak plank floor and hand-crafted plaster coving. Ceiling heights across the ground floor are 8’ (2.44m) high, helping to create a spacious feeling throughout.
Of immediate note is the Kitchen; well designed and finished to a high specification with a combination of base and ‘high-line’ wall cabinets, bespoke American walnut ‘full-stave’ counter tops and breakfast island, several appliances by premier Kiwi manufacturer Fisher & Paykel including a 2-drawer dishwasher, a Shaws Classic butler sink, quality taps and large natural limestone Italian floor floor tiles all contribute to the premium finish. Windows feature on three elevations filling the space with light, with the main west aspect front elevation offering a large window and glazed double doors opening onto the landscaped courtyard. A pair of interior doors connect the kitchen to the separate dining room and when fully opened the potential for social/dining engagements is clear.
Dining Room; as well as being connected to the kitchen, a further pair of internal doors open from the entrance hall to reveal a well proportioned dining space, further enhanced by a rear aspect comprising glazing panel and glazed double doors which open to the landscaped rear courtyard. Hand crafted plaster coving.
Lounge; a pair of internal doors open centrally to the room to reveal a generous, bright lounge. The airy feel is heavily influenced by the dominant west aspect comprising two large windows and a pair of glazed doors which open onto the front courtyard; currently dressed with textile blinds, diffused light flows across the room. To the middle of the south aspect is a chimney breast with gas flame open fire place, marble surround and granite hearth, with windows either side. Hand crafted plaster coving.
Adjoining the lounge there is a separate Study, which might otherwise be used a s a music or small cinema/gaming room.
Also situated on the ground floor is a Utility Room; with fitted wall and base cabinets, granite worktop, butler sink, space/plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer and an additional integrated freezer.
There is also a Cloakroom; with WC and corner vanity basin with cabinet.
Stairs from the Entrance Hall rise to a half-landing, with exterior doorway opening onto an elevated timber deck, and then continue to the full landing with access to all four double bedrooms and family bathroom.
Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room; Large Double Bedroom featuring two integrated double wardrobes, a feature fireplace, glazed doors to a pretty balcony overlooking the front courtyard and two south facing side aspect windows. The En-suite Shower Room comprises Travertine floor tiles, towel rail, a Bidet, WC, Corner Vanity Basin and Cabinet, 1200mm x 750mm low profile ceramic Shower Tray with fitted screens, mains pressure shower valve and rainfall head.
Bedroom Two with En-Suite; good size double bedroom with ample space for furniture, dual aspect windows, integrated double wardrobe. The En-Suite Shower Room features travertine floor tiles, towel rail, pedestal Basin, WC, Bidet, 1150mm x 750mm ceramic shower tray with fitted screen and mains pressure shower valve with rainfall head.
Bedroom Three; double bedroom situated to the rear of the house with window overlooking the landscaped garden, integrated single wardrobe.
Bedroom Four; double bedroom with front aspect window and integrated double wardrobe.
Family Bathroom; travertine tiles to the floor and wall, pedestal basin, WC, bath with shower mixer tap, rear aspect obscure glazed window.
Externally; the gardens are hard landscaped, creatively planted to capitalise on the unique setting and incorporate a variety of containers. Both front and rear areas are paved and are bordered by beautiful stone walls. At the front, a more formal courtyard setting provides a level approach to the property with sensitive planting. To the rear, the space has been designed to provide interest when viewed from the dining room. Steps lead to a further area of elevated timber decking with plants integrated amongst the natural rock boundary, and a relaxed seating area with pergola.
Unusually, this is a property with the additional bonus of a 2-storey mews; suitable for use as an office, playroom, games room, craft room, photographic studio etc. The ground floor is predominantly garage space measuring approx 5.7m x 4.8m with a separated entrance hall, stairwell and cloakroom/WC to the rear. The first floor, approx 7.8m x 5.7m max, is entirely open-plan with a vaulted ceiling, large windows and fitted kitchen with worktop, sink and dishwasher.
This property offers discerning buyers a superb home of real quality in a unique, private setting at the heart of the village. Amenities such as village pub, primary school, village hall, recreation park and doctors surgery are all within just a few minutes walk. The local area is awash with fantastic countryside and woodland walks, bridleways and footpaths. Several quality golf courses are located nearby; Mendip GC, Wells GC, Farrington Park GC, Orchardleigh GC. There are ample running, cycling and horse riding opportunities throughout the immediate area and beyond.
By car, Bath is circa 30mins, Bristol 45mins, Bristol Airport 30mins, Wells 10mins, Frome 20mins.
There are main line train stations at Castle Cary, only 15/20mins and both Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.