Located in the hamlet of Wraxall with lovely views of Wraxall vineyard
Mature gardens in rural setting
Approximately 0.5 acres
Double garage with solar panels with ample parking
About the property
An opportunity to acquire a much-loved detached character cottage within the hamlet of Wraxall with beautiful views of Wraxall vineyard to the rear and the vale of Camelot to the front. This property enjoys a mature garden with fruit trees and vegetable garden with double garage and private driveway. The property was extended in 1988 to create a separate dining room and conservatory on the ground floor, with a bathroom and further bedroom on the first floor. This property has potential for its new owners to modernise and upgrade to their own tastes and specifications, and the garden has the potential to develop, subject to planning.
About the inside
Entering the property through beautiful double wooden doors leads you through the entrance porch and into the sitting room. With its stunning flagstones, feature wood-burning stove, deep bay windows and exposed elm beams adds a touch of rustic charm and character to this inviting room. Great attention has been taken to retain many original features throughout. The study is situated off of the sitting room, which makes a great home office or the potential perfect place for a cozy snug.
Leading on from the sitting room into the extended part of the property is a dual aspect dining room which flows into the south facing conservatory to enjoy the garden, water feature, fruit trees and beyond. The dining room leads into the light and airy fitted gallery style kitchen which has views of the Wraxall vineyard. The kitchen creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere and benefits from a Range Master electric oven and gas stove. There is access to the rear of the property via the kitchen which leads out into the garden. The utility room, just off of the kitchen, houses a modern boiler and enough room for laundry facilities. The ground floor also benefits from separate cloakroom.
Heading upstairs, from the dining room the landing area provides access to the bedrooms and a recently renovated well-proportioned family bathroom with views of the vineyard. The principal bedroom has an ensuite shower room and fitted wardrobes, with views of the countryside. The second bedroom has dual aspect views out to the garden, fitted wardrobes and a sink. Further along the corridor leads to third bedroom with views of the front of the property and fitted wardrobes. All bedrooms are of generous size and are filled with natural light. Along the landing there is an airing cupboard and a storage cupboard which accommodates the water tank. The property benefits from double glazed windows throughout.
About the outside
Applegarth is approached through a pretty wooden gate and stone steps lined with mature roses and shrubs leads you to the front door of the cottage. To the left of the cottage, past the conservatory and summer house leads to a paved seating area with a lovely water feature and small pond. The double garage with workstation and solar panels leads to ample parking with a well maintained long lawn ending with a productive vegetable plot and to the side are an orchard of apple and plum trees, this enjoys views of the countryside and neighbouring vineyard which runs the whole length of the property and gardens. There is also a potting shed and greenhouse and the garden clearly show years of love and enjoyment.
About the area
The property is located within the pretty hamlet of Wraxall, situated approximately one mile from the village of Ditcheat. The sought after village of Ditcheat has a fine church, a village hall, an excellent local pub known as The Manor House Inn, a well-regarded primary school, a local farm shop. The village is also home to Paul Nicholls racing stables which brings a strong community.
Castle Cary is an attractive and bustling market town which is located only five miles away from the property. Castle Cary is home to many historic buildings, independent shops, boutiques and restaurants. The Market House remains the focal point of the town, hosting a weekly market as well as regular events.
There is large supermarket a short drive away in the town of Shepton Mallet.
'The Newt in Somerset' is just a short drive away along with the fashionable town of Bruton, home to Hauser & Wirth world-class art gallery. The mainline railway situated on the edge of Castle Cary makes this a great location for commuters. London Paddington is a 90 minute journey and the A303 is also within easy reach.
Postcode: BA4 6RQ
Local Authority: Somerset Council
Council Tax Band: E
Energy Performance Certificate: D
Services: Mains drainage, LPG central heating.
Viewings: Strictly with the vendor's agent, Killens