St. James Street, South Petherton, Somerset, TA13

For Sale ££650,000 Guide

Key Features

Grade II listed former gentlemans residence
5 bedrooms
Garden of approximatley 0.2 of an acre

About This Property

Set in the thriving heart of this award winning South Somerset village, The Court House is an elegant 5 bedroomed former gentleman’s residence, Grade II listed and providing exceptional living accommodation, with a garden room at the rear set in a plot extending to 0.2 of an acre.

The Court House is believed to date back to 17th Century and is one of the streets finest houses having been gentrified in the 1860’s and used as a courthouse up until the 1800’s. The property provides beautifully proportioned living accommodation, accessed off the hallway with its flagstone floor and original staircase. There is a useful cloak/utility room. The drawing room is south west facing with two large original windows including shutters and a impressive Stone Fireplace with inset stove and fitted cupboards to the left alcove. A door leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room with a generous range of fitted floor and wall cupboards, along with an AGA forming a lovely feature for the room. 1 window overlooks the rear garden and 2 further large windows face the front. A servants passageway and staircase sit off the kitchen, along with a fantastic garden/ dining room to the rear, which was added in the 90s and offers views out into the generous sized rear garden. On the first floor a bright landing extends across the front of the house with a snug/bedroom 5 including an original fireplace, family bathroom. There is a guest bedroom with views over the rear garden and a fireplace. The first floor is completed with a generous sized principle bedroom, with a full range of fitted wardrobes across the rear and 2 large windows to the front. A secondary access to the servants staircase along with landing area is accessed off this room. The second floor area has two bedroom spaces both
enjoying a feature central stone wall and ample light from the velux windows to the rear. There is also a shower room and access to eaves storage. The property has ample parking to the front, and a private mature garden extending to 0.2 of an acre.

South Petherton is a small residential country town with a village atmosphere, set in attractive surrounding countryside, and has been voted the second best village in the country to bring up a family. Offering a wide range of shopping facilities, a day centre, two schools, library, inn, post office, churches, doctor and veterinary surgeries, chemist, tennis and bowling clubs along with bus services to neighbouring towns and villages. Yeovil 10 miles, Crewkerne 6 miles (mainline station to Waterloo) Ilminster 6 miles and the county town of Taunton (M5 motorway and mainline station to Paddington) 18 miles. Further information can be found at

Approached from St James Street with stone walling to the front and gated driveway providing ample parking and edged by mature shrubs.
The garden to the rear is laid to lawn, with shrubs to the boundary, specimen trees and gently sloping lawns. 2 useful store sheds and a greenhouse run the south east boundary.
The garden in all extends to 0.2 of an acre.

Agents Note
The passageway running along the ground floor right side of the house also serves as a fire escape for No.46.
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