Little Street, Norton Sub Hamdon, Stoke-Sub-Hamdon, Somerset, TA14

For Sale ££1,500,000 Guide

Key Features

Outstanding village residence
Separate holiday cottage/annexe and pool complex
Expansive gardens
Situated in a sought after village

About This Property

A substantial village residence set within approximately 0.90 of an acre. Comprising a five bedroom detached Hamstone house, separate annexe/holiday cottage, indoor swimming pool and garden room, walled garden and ample parking.

Hopes comprises a charming period detached house, set over three floors with an abundance of period features throughout and origins dating back the 19th Century. In addition there is a detached one bedroom annexe/holiday cottage and a separate indoor swimming pool complex with additional garden room/gym.

At present the property is run as a successful bed and breakfast, utilising the four bedrooms on the first floor of the main house along with the detached holiday let offering a wonderful opportunity for a continued income as well as suiting purchasers requiring multi-generational living.

The house is set back from the quiet village lane in a slightly elevated position with a rustic oak framed porch to the front elevation from which a door opens into the spacious central hallway.

There are three generously sized reception rooms, a main sitting room and separate breakfast room to the front of the property along with a snug/dining room to the rear. All of which enjoy beautifully light aspects and boast some lovely period features such as fireplaces with wood burners inset.

The kitchen has a lovely warm and homely feel with a cosy window seat, dual aspect windows providing plenty of natural light, country style wooden units, an Aga set within the original inglenook fireplace and space for a fridge/freezer and washing machine.

From the kitchen, steps lead down to a side lobby which houses a useful larder along with the gas fired boiler and a door opening to the driveway. Beyond is the utility room which comprises a range of modern fitted units, integrated fridge/freezer with space and plumbing for additional white goods.

To the rear of the central hallway is a boot room with base units and a sink together with a separate cloakroom.

On the first floor the well presented accommodation continues and includes three spacious and light double bedrooms, one of which incorporates an en-suite shower room, a fourth single bedroom, a family bathroom and a separate family shower room.

The second floor comprises a beautiful master bedroom suite with vaulted and beamed ceilings, Velux windows to the front aspect making the most of the natural light and incredible views across the surrounding countryside. There is also a generous dressing area, off which is a separate study, a door from the dressing area opens into the bedroom which benefits from a well appointed en-suite shower room.

Swallows Rest is currently set up as a holiday cottage comprising accommodation set over two floors with a double bedroom and en-suite wet room on the ground floor.

Stairs rise to an open plan kitchen/lounge/diner from which doors open onto a decked area ideal for alfresco dining.

Over the last three years the holiday cottage has generated an approximate average income of £11,500. Further information on the cottage can be found via the below link:

One of the properties many selling features has to be the large pool area. The initial pool room provides ample space for tables, seating and gym equipment having two sets of French doors opening onto an external patio overlooking the rest of the garden.

The heated pool (9m x 3.6m x 1.2m deep average) includes a tiled floor area with its own wet room/changing space, a separate plant room housing the boiler and pump systems together with further French doors opening onto the garden.

Main House: We understand that all mains services are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating. South Somerset District Council—Band G.

Swallows Rest: We understand that mains electric (separate 3 phase supply), water and drainage are connected to the property. LPG gas central heating.

Pool Room and Pool: The pool room has mains electricity connected along with gas fired central heating connected to the boiler in the plant room. The pool area can be heated with the Recotherm Air Conditioning unit in the plant room (via the gas fired boiler) and is capable of maintaining the pool air temperature at 1 degree above the pool water temperature.

The highly sought after and active village of Norton-sub-Hamdon lies in a convenient location for access to the nearby towns of Yeovil and Crewkerne, both of which offer mainline railway stations to London Waterloo, Exeter etc.
The A303 is also a short drive to the north allowing for good road communications with ready access to Junction 25 of the M5 motorway at Taunton.

Norton-sub-Hamdon has an excellent community feel with numerous clubs and societies for those that wish to get involved. The village boasts a public house, primary school, village hall, church and community run village shop. Ham Hill Country Park is within a few minutes drive, perfect for dog walking and enjoying some of Somerset’s finest views.

The property is approached from the village lane with an attractive Hamstone wall along the front boundary. A wrought iron gate opens to the enclosed front garden whilst the driveway to the side of the house extends beneath an archway and wraps around to a parking area at the rear providing space for multiple vehicles.

The garden is separated into a variety of spaces and is fully enclosed by Hamstone walling creating a private haven filled with mature trees, a wide variety of shrubs and planted beds. The main section is laid to lawn with a vegetable growing plot, fruit cages and sheds.

The remainder lies to the side featuring two terraces, one with a covered stone pergola and the other with a greenhouse, cold frames and an impressive Hamstone table set into the terrace, whilst to the front a wooden pergola with a mixture of climbing plants offers a sheltered and secluded spot from which to enjoy the peace of the garden.
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