About the Property
Longacre is a beautiful family home nestled within the pretty village of Keinton Mandeville offering great family accommodation with a multitude of flexible spaces. The current owners have carefully and respectfully extended the house to provide three reception rooms, seven/eight bedrooms, four bathrooms and a substantial garden. Having been beautifully presented and maintained, this home will be ready to welcome the newest residence to enjoy their next chapter.
About the Inside
The property is approached via a secure and private gravelled driveway with ample off-street parking for three vehicles whilst also allowing access to the rear of the property via double gates. On entering the property, the hallway sets the scene of the proportions and scale of this home whilst making for a welcoming space. To the left of the hall, you will find the sitting room which has triple aspect bringing in plenty of light and a feature multifuel fire creating a cosy space for winter evenings. Flowing from the rear of the sitting room through French doors is the breakfast sunroom which enjoys views into the garden and has patio doors opening into the garden. The sunroom has recently been remodelled with the old roof replaced with a modern, insulated pitched roof and glass skylights allowing this room can be enjoyed throughout all seasons.
The flow continues through a set of patio doors into the large family kitchen which is the real hub of this home. The bespoke wooden kitchen sets the country tone with ample storage, worktop spaces and a freestanding island. The kitchen allows for a large table and chairs. Off the kitchen there is a useful utility room which can also double up as a kitchenette, shower room and double bedroom with French doors opening onto the garden making it a perfect annex space. Back to the front of the property you will find a dining room which can be used as a flexible space as playroom, study, or formal dining area.
Upstairs on the first floor there are five bedrooms. The principal bedroom which is located toward the rear of the house has dual aspect overlooking the garden and an adjoining shower room. The second bedroom located toward the front of the house also benefits from a shower room and is perfect for an older child or guest room. There are a further two double bedrooms and a single bedroom which is currently set up as a home office. The bedrooms on the first floor are all serviced by the modern family bathroom. All the rooms have either built in storage or space for freestanding furniture which is incredibly useful for a growing family. The second floor which has recently been converted, now accommodates two bedrooms which make for the perfect kid’s area whether it be for bedrooms, play rooms or just hobby rooms. Both of the second floor rooms have the best views over the front and rear countryside.
About the Outside
The property is approached via a secure and private gravelled driveway with ample off-street parking for three vehicles whilst also allowing access to the rear of the property via double gates.
The property boasts 0.75 of an acre and has been designed to create areas for all the family. The driveway that continues down the side of the property provides further off-road parking. There is an additional tarmac area which makes an ideal spot to park a caravan. A patio area beyond the drive is a great spot in which to entertain due to the gardens westerly facing aspect. The lawns continue throughout most of the remainder of the plot with a hard standing area which currently houses a large storage shed and a summer house enjoying views of the lawn. Toward the rear of the garden is an all-weather tennis court/ sports pitch which is fenced to all sides and is flood lit. Beyond the court, there is a beautiful wildlife garden and natural planting, vegetable beds and views over the rolling hills toward Glastonbury.
About the Area
Located between the market towns of Somerton & Castle Cary, Keinton Mandeville is a friendly and thriving village, with a large array of local facilities. These include a village store, a church, and a village hall which regularly hosts community events. The village also boats a centrally located pub, the Quarry Inn which serves excellent food. Further facilities can be found a short drive away in nearby Glastonbury, Street and Somerton. The mainline railway stations are located in Castle Cary, Yeovil and Taunton. The A303 is approximately 4.5 miles and links London with the South West.
The M5 motorway can be joined at junction 23 which is approximately 19 miles. There is a good selection of both private and state schools in the locality which include, Keinton Mandeville Primary, Huish Episcopi Primary and Secondary school in Langport and Millfield school in nearby Street.
Tenure - Freehold
Services – Mains Electric, Mains Water, Mains Drainage, Mains Gas
Local Authority - South Somerset Council
Postcode – TA11 6EA
Council Tax – F
EPC rating – D
Viewings – Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01458 397000