Potential to purchase further land by separate negotiation
About the property:
This 17th century cottage, formly a blacksmiths and wheelwrights, offers a wealth of period features including beams, open fireplaces and exposed stone walls. With generously extended accommodation, the property allows for flexible living and a classic country lifestyle with modern touches including double glazing and a new efficient heating system. A large beautifully landscaped garden overlooks open countryside, while a paved courtyard offers parking for several vehicles behind double electric gates.
About the inside:
A large entrance porch to the side of the property opens into the characterful breakfast room featuring exposed stone walls and beams. A large window overlooks the garden. Steps lead down to the modern shaker style fitted kitchen with a calor gas Rangemaster, built-in dishwasher and fridge and a stable door to the rear. The large dual aspect sitting room features a beautiful stone inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove, exposed beams and French doors to the rear terrace. Stairs lead to the first floor, and a further door leads to the downstairs cloakroom with space and plumbing for a washing machine.
From the breakfast room an archway leads past a useful study area to the formal dining room. This lovely room has exposed stonework and beams and a large window to the front. A second staircase leads up to a pretty attic bedroom with views of the village church, and a large bathroom with a freestanding roll top bath, sink and W.C offering the potential to create a separate annexe.
The stairs from the sitting room take you to the principal bedroom which enjoys a walk through dressing area and shower cubicle. Decorative exposed beams add charm to this lovely room. There is also a good sized second bedroom, and modern family bathroom with a corner bath and separate shower enclosure.
About the outside:
A solid timber electric gate opens to reveal a paved driveway, greenhouse, and gravelled parking for several vehicles, and a large garage with power and light and an internal office set up with wifi, and a timber workshop behind. The garden to the rear is attractively landscaped and offers several paved seating areas, a wisteria covered terrace ideal for entertaining, level lawns and a summerhouse, all surrounded by mature shrubs and trees, with a gate leading into the adjacent field (potentially available by separate negotiation).
About the area:
Stoney Stratton is a pretty hamlet close to Evercreech, a large village offering a primary school, village shop, doctors surgery and an active community. The nearby towns of Bruton, Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary offer a variety of excellent schools, galleries, restaurants and boutiques, whilst the surrounding countryside is perfect for walking and riding.
Postcode: BA4 6DY
Services: Mains drainage, oil central heating
Council Tax: Band E
Viewings strictly by appointment with the vendors agent Killens 01749 671172