Lydford On Fosse, Somerton, Somerset, TA11

For Sale ££500,000 Guide

Key Features

Fantastic work from home property!
Semi-detached family home
Three bedrooms
Off road parking
Large mature gardens
A range of period features throughout
Situated in a sought-after village location

About This Property


A fantastic period cottage, offering spacious accommodation with a wealth of charm and character, presented to a high standard. Offering three bedrooms with a master en-suite, off-road parking, double garage and a generous garden extending to approx 1/3 of an acre.

The Old Forge dates back to around 1650 and still retains a wealth of period features such as wooden beams, exposed stonework and fireplaces which give the cottage plenty of charm and character and is presented to a high standard throughout.
The property is entered via an entrance porch which has lovely flagstone flooring and dual aspect windows to the side. The sitting room is located off the left hand side of the entrance hall, which is currently utilised as a ground floor bedroom and features French doors leading to the rear garden along with a charming feature fireplace with a wood burner inset. On the other side of the hallway is a second reception room, which is especially light featuring both front and rear elevation windows along with the continued parquet flooring.
Beyond this is a utility area with space for a large American style fridge/freezer and access to the pantry. To the left hand side is a shower room, which comprises a corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC and a heated towel rail.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room features a central island with a breakfast bar on one side with terracotta tiled flooring. The kitchen comprises a range of fitted wall and base units along with space for appliances, with a large range master gas oven with extractor over and space/plumbing for a washing machine.
To the front of the kitchen is access to the integral double garage, whilst at the rear of the kitchen a door leads into the garden room/conservatory. This features a tiled roof and is mostly glazed providing a lovely outlook over the rear garden with a charming exposed stone wall to one side. This room is spacious and naturally light with a Velux window in the vaulted ceiling, along with a door providing access directly to the garden.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms along with the family bathroom. The master bedroom suite is extremely well proportioned with a generous double bedroom with front aspect windows allowing for plenty of natural light, along with character features such as the wooden beams and a fireplace. A couple of steps lead into the walk-in dressing area which provides ample space for wardrobes. Beyond is the en-suite bathroom which comprises a bath with rainfall shower over, bidet, wash hand basin and a low level WC along with an airing cupboard.

The second bedroom is again a spacious and light double with dual aspect windows, whilst the third bedroom features a front aspect window and benefits from fitted storage.

The family bathroom comprises a bath with mixer tap/shower hose, wash hand basin with vanity unit below and a low level WC.

From the landing, stairs rise to the second floor, which is split into two separate parts, one of which is currently being used as a rather handy loft space and has a double height ceiling and benefits from boarding throughout along with lighting/power. On the other side of the second floor is the loft room which again offers plenty of character with exposed wooden beams and vaulted ceiling. Benefitting from built-in eaves storage along with two Velux windows and a gable window which offers lovely views into the distance.

We understand that all mains services are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating.

Mendip District Council¬óBand F.

The property is situated just outside of the small village of Lydford On Fosse which lies approximately 6 miles to the west of Castle Cary, the old Roman fosse way passing through the parish. The village has a pub, post office, church, sports field, petrol station and shop. The adjoining village of Keinton Mandeville has good local amenities which include a village shop, primary school, playing field and public house. A wider range of facilities can be found in nearby Somerton. Yeovil about 13 miles distance is the commercial centre for the area with excellent shopping and leisure facilities. The A303 trunk road from the south west to London is within easy reach. Castle Cary has a main line railway link to London (Paddington) and Yeovil Junction to London (Waterloo). Bristol and Exeter International airports are easily accessible. The area is well served by both state and independent schools including Hazelgrove in Sparkford and Millfield in Street.

To the front of the property is off road parking for several vehicles along with access to the integral double garage, which has two separate up and over doors and benefits from both power and lighting.

The garden for the property lies predominately to the rear and is a beautiful landscaped space, separated into a variety of areas and on the whole is very private and secure being surrounded by recently installed fencing.

Directly to the rear of the property is a gravelled area which is an ideal spot for alfresco dining with doors opening out from the garden room and sitting room and also features and outside tap and surrounding planted borders. Stepping stones lead through a middle lawned area, again with well stocked planted borders on the right hand side of the lawn is a raised gravel seating area with a pergola and water feature which is shaded by the stone wall backing onto the neighbouring pub garden/carpark and from which an archway leads through to another seating area providing plenty of space for outdoor entertaining/dining.

At the end of the garden is second area which features an office/summerhouse and offers a fantastic space for relaxing or the ideal spot to work from home as it is fully fitted with power/electric, lights and broadband connectivity. Set back to the side of the summerhouse is a large shed, backing onto the chicken pen. From here the garden opens up into a large lawned area and is surrounded by a variety of mature trees and shrubs. There is also separate vehicular access through the pub cark park.
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