Horseacres Farm is set back from the quiet village lane, with views to Alfred’s Tower to the front. A substantial and versatile country property, situated in a quiet rural village, yet close to amenities. The property is immaculately presented and well maintained. The charming well-tended gardens leads to approximately 8 acres of well-maintained stock fenced paddocks. The property also benefits from super-fast broadband, with an average speed of 350 Mb/s.
The front door opens to the porch with tiled floor and onto the light entrance hall with ceramic tiling to floor, stairs rising and useful storage cupboard. The sitting room is a dual aspect room with window to the front and double doors opening to the rear terrace. A wood burning stove is set on a tiled hearth with stone surround. The spacious dining room has a large window to the front and attractive brick fireplace with stone hearth and iron grate.
The generous kitchen/breakfast room has an excellent range of bespoke oak units with granite effect worksurface. There is a hotpoint 4 ring LPG cooker with double oven below and a two-oven oil fired AGA. Space for fridge and freezer and dishwasher. There is plenty of room for a large table and sofas. French doors leading to the garden so you can enjoy the sunny aspect and charming garden views. The utility room has a further good range of wall and base units, with wood effect worksurface and sink unit. A window with window seat to the side and half glazed door opening to the rear garden. There is also space and plumbing for a washing machine, tiling to floor. The cloakroom has a wash basin and WC.
The light and spacious landing has a large window to the front. The generous master bedroom has a window to the front, with views to Alfreds Tower, the room also benefits from built in wardrobes. The en suite bathroom has a white suite comprising panelled bath, fully glazed large rainfall shower, two basins set within a vanity unit and WC. There are three further double bedrooms. The family bathroom has a white suite.
Gardens and Grounds
Approached from the quiet village road, a private sweeping driveway leads to the front of Horseacres Farm. A high hedge offers good privacy for the front garden with lawn and well-established flowerbeds, shrubs and trees. To the side of the property is a very generous double garage with remote control electric up and over doors, light and power. In front of this is plenty of parking. Double wooden electric gates open to the rear garden, which can also be accessed along a side path. To the rear of the property is a charming terrace surrounded by well planted and tended borders and ponds with a lovely water feature linking them. The attractive borders lead to a well-established vegetable garden with raised beds, compost area, a greenhouse and potting shed, both of which have power.
Stable Block and Outbuildings
The stable block has four loose boxes and tack room, with a concrete yard in front. To the side of this is an open fronted barn. Directly behind the stables is a paddock with a pond to one end. A track leads along the side of this paddock to two open fronted barns and timber shelter, all with power and lights, and to further paddocks. In total 10 acres, the land is level and exceptionally well maintained with stock proof fencing and automatic water troughs. To the corner, is a lovely wooded area, with cut pathways winding through it.
Horseacres Farm is located on the heart of the small village of Charlton Musgrove. There is a highly active community which holds many events in the recently constructed village hall and a busy public house. The village is within easy driving distance of Bruton, Gillingham and Wincanton. Set amongst the rolling countryside of this part of Somerset, the house has views towards Alfred’s Tower and the wooded escarpment of the Stourhead Estate. Other towns within commuting distance include the regional centre of Yeovil, the Abbey town of Sherborne and the cultural cities of Wells and Bath.
Charlton Musgrove is also well situated for access to many of the area’s best known schools including the Bruton schools, Millfield, Port Regis, St Mary’s Shaftesbury, Hazelgrove and the schools at Sherborne. Communications to the area are excellent with the A303 trunk road within five minutes’ drive providing excellent road access to London/Home Counties via the M3/M25 route as well as the South West via the M5. There are railway stations at Castle Cary and Bruton with a regular service to
From the A303, take the exit to the B3081. Turn left onto the B3081 and take the next right turn after the Hunters Lodge Inn. After 1.5 miles, turn right onto Barrow Lane. Horseacres Farm will be found on the left after 0.7 miles. From Burton , continue on Dropping Lane. Continue for 1.5 miles, take the left fork to B3081 at the top of the hill. After, approximately 0.2 miles, take the left. After 0.9 miles, Horseacres Farm will be found on the right.
Mains water, mains drainage. oil central heating.
South Somerset District Council
Energy Performance Certificate
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172