3 Bedrooms Detached House - For Sale
Long Load, Langport, Somerset Asking Price £750,000
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A stunning 17th century thatched cottage situated within the sought-after village of Long Load, offering three/four bedrooms and a generous kitchen and living area accompanied by a 0.75-acre garden nestled at the heart of the enchanting Somerset countryside. The property has been subtly...
Fantastic Sitting/ Dining Room With Inglenook Fire
Kitchen With Open Plan Family Room
Three Double Bedrooms And Two Bathrooms
Stunning Views Over Open Farm Land
About the Property
Located within the popular village of Long Load, this charming three/four-bedroom thatched cottage boasts a 0.75-acre plot with extensive garden space for family and friends to enjoy the idyllic sunset views.
The cottage offers spacious living and kitchen/dining areas making it an ideal social home, while on the first floor the versatile bedrooms are ideal for any family size. The property has been excellently maintained by its current owner and is sure to amaze its new owners with its quintessentially-English character.
About the Inside
On entering the property, you are greeted with a light and airy kitchen/dining room with a modern feel; it has the capacity to hold a large dining table for hosting and a comfortable seating area for relaxing and socialising. The kitchen flows into the cosy living room centred with a homely wood burner that channels the warm atmosphere of the cottage, heightened by low lighting from lamps. The rooms are accentuated by magnificent wooden beams that honour the magic of the property. Towards the rear of the living room the windows provide freshening natural light and a taste of the countryside with its priceless view.
Positioned away from the main rooms is a well-sized shower room consisting of a shower, sink and toilet. There is useful cupboard space underneath the stairs and opposite the bathroom for subtle storage.
A feature wooden staircase leads you upstairs to a landing area that trails into three capacious bedrooms suitable for double beds. Each bedroom benefits from the warm ambience integral to the property, with characteristics like wooden floors and beams continuing upstairs. There are plenty of discreet storage spaces.
Along the landing there is an impressive principal bedroom, fronted with a dressing area with potential to become a fourth bedroom. This stunning, triple aspect space with vaulted ceiling is generously sized, featuring a roll-top bath, toilet and basin at the rear of the room and enjoys stunning views helping to ensure a real sense of calm and relaxation.
About the outside
The property provides a spacious driveway for multiple vehicles leading to an impressive double garage with inspection pit. This fantastic space holds potential for a variety of uses. Adjoining is an office with separate entrance, the perfect space to work from home. At the rear of the cottage there is a patio area that provides a perfect opportunity for al fresco dining and hosting on a summer evening.
The gardens at Winchester Cottage are a true delight which have been carefully designed and thought out to provide three distinct areas, the first of which is a partially walled area, mostly laid to lawn with a plethora of mature trees, plants and shrubs that ensure a real sense of privacy. A gate leads into the further lawned area and offering mature fruit trees and a greenhouse, which in turn, leads to a mown paddock which carries potential for a multitude of uses. The end of the garden breathtakingly frames the marvellous view of the Somerset Levels.
About the Area
The popular village of Long Load, situated on the River Yeo benefits from some beautiful countryside walks on your doorstep, and facilities that include a village hall, holding a variety of events throughout the year including a pop up bar, and annual village show. Just 3 minutes away is the neighbouring village of Long Sutton, one of the area’s most sought after locations which lies approximately 2 miles from Somerton and 3 miles South East of Langport, surrounded by rolling hills and woods. The village offers a thriving community with excellent local facilities including post office/store, village hall with adjoining sports field, ancient parish church, an excellent Hotel and restaurant (Devonshire Arms) overlooking the village green, and nearby 18-hole golf course. A more comprehensive range of local facilities can be found in the nearby towns of Martock and Langport, both of which are accessible by car, and both offering a doctor’s surgery, supermarkets, public houses, shops and cafes. Further amenities can be found in the larger towns of Yeovil and Taunton, both reachable within 45 minutes.
There is a good selection of both private and state schools in the locality which include Long Sutton Primary, King Ina Academy, Huish Episcopi Primary and Secondary school, and Millfield school in nearby Street.
Communication links are good with main line stations at Castle Cary and Crewkerne linking directly with London Paddington and London Waterloo respectively while road links are along the A303 joined at Podimore giving swift access to London and the home counties.
Postcode - TA10 9JX
Local Authority - Somerset Council (South Somerset District)
Council Tax - E
Energy Performance Certificate Rating – Exempt (Grade II Listed)
Tenure – Freehold
Services – Mains water, mains electric, mains gas, private drainage (possible to connect to mains)
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens