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image  Limington Road , Limington, Somerset, BA22


image Price on application

# RES007008711

image 6 bedrooms
image 4 receptions
image 2 bathrooms
image For Sale (Freehold)

Features

 EXQUISITE THATCHED, GRADE II LISTED PERIOD DETACHED FARM HOUSE.
 SET IN APPROXIMATELY A THIRD OF AN ACRE OF LEVEL GROUNDS.
 5-6 BEDROOM SPACIOUS, FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION.
 DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR 6 CARS OR MORE LEADING TO LARGE DETACHED GARAGE / STUDIO AND FURTHER DETACHED WORKSHOP.
 STUNNING INTERNAL CHARACTER INCLUDING EXPOSED BEAMS, TWO INGLENOOK FIREPLACES, FLAGSTONE FLOORS AND WOODEN PANELLING.
 OIL FIRED RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING , UNDER FLOOR HEATING AND SOME DOUBLE GLAZING.
 BEAUTIFUL, SUMPTUOUS INTERIOR DESIGN.
 ACCOMMODATION EXTENDS TO APPROXIMATELY 3896 SQUARE FEET.
 SHORT WALK TO VILLAGE PUB AND PARISH CHURCH.
 THIS LOVELY HOME MUST BE VIEWED TO BE APPRECIATED.

Property Description

'Genges' is a very pretty, double-fronted, detached, thatched, natural stone, Grade II listed Farmhouse set in a very desirable address near the village centre and pub. It is only a short drive to the historic centre of Sherborne town and Yeovil. This stunning home is beautifully presented and enjoys a wealth of character features including exposed beams, flagstone floors, two Inglenook fireplaces, plank and muntin panelling and exposed internal stone elevations. The property stands in a level plot of approximately a third of an acre, with stunning gardens at the front and rear of the property. This rare home offers enclosed, private, driveway parking at the side for six or more cars leading to a large, detached garage / studio. There is a further large workshop that was a former Piggery. The property and outbuilding has ample scope to extend and/or convert to ancillary or annex accommodation, subject to the necessary planning permission. The cottage boasts an oil-fired radiator central heating system, under floor heating and some double glazing. The surprisingly spacious, flexible accommodation (extending to 3896 square feet) comprises large entrance reception hall, drawing room, dining room, farmhouse kitchen / breakfast room, office / snug, rear hall and ground floor cloakroom. On the first floor there is a generous split level landing area, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a first floor family bathroom. On the second floor, there is a further landing area, fifth generous double bedroom with vaulted ceiling plus a large attic room / playroom / bedroom six. There are lovely village and countryside walks from the front door. The property is situated near the centre of the village of Limington. It is also a very short walk to the village pub and church! The historical Roman village of Ilchester, approximately 1.5 miles away, provides a range of useful local amenities, including: restaurants, petrol station, village shop and post office. ‘Genges’ is a short drive to the sought-after, historic town centre of Sherborne with its superb boutique high street with cafes, restaurants, Waitrose store and independent shops plus the breath-taking Abbey, Almshouses and Sherborne's world-famous private schools. It also a short drive to the mainline railway station in the centre of Sherborne, making London Waterloo in just over two hours. This property is ideal for aspiring families making the most of the cheap mortgages available at the moment looking for somewhere pleasant to settle in this exceptional area. It also may appeal to the retirement, pied-a-terre or high-end holiday rental market from cash buyers cashing out of the South East or linked with the local private schools. THIS EXQUISITE HOME MUST BE VIEWED TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED.

Flagstone paved pathway leads to front storm porch, outside light, period oak studded front door, front door leads to entrance reception hall.

ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL
Flagstone floor, period timber staircase rises to the first floor, exposed beams, radiator, plank and muntin oak panelling, timber latch doors lead off to the main ground floor rooms.

DRAWING ROOM – 24’1 Maximum x 17’1 Maximum
A beautifully proportioned, impressive main reception room enjoying a wealth of original character including exposed heavy beams, Ham stone carved fireplace with open fireplace, flagstone hearth, flagstone floors, exposed timber panelled window seats, two period window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect, two radiators, fire side fitted book shelving and dresser unit with fitted cupboards, elm panelling, telephone point,  latch door leads to under stairs storage cupboard space with electric light connected. Timber latch door leads from the drawing room to snug / study.

SNUG / STUDY – 11’11 Maximum x 17’3 Maximum
Multi-pane period window to the rear with feature timber window seat, flagstone floor, underfloor heating, radiator, timber latch door leads to the rear lobby.

Timber latch door leads from the entrance reception hall to the dining room.

DINING ROOM – 18’6 Maximum into fireplace recess x 17’1 Maximum
A stunning dining room of good proportions able to accommodate a large dining room table, enjoying a wealth of character features including solid timber panelling, exposed heavy beams, multi-pane period window to the front enjoying a sunny southerly aspect, pine panelled window seat, inglenook fireplace with open fire, paved hearth, Sisal flooring, two radiators, fire side fitted dresser unit with recess shelving and panelled cupboard. Timber latch stable door leads to kitchen / breakfast room.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM – 22’9 Maximum x 10’11 Maximum
A range of solid oak, bespoke, panelled kitchen units comprising solid granite work surface and surrounds, ceramic double sink with mixer tap over, separate filter water tap, a range of drawers and cupboards under, integrated dishwasher, integrated upright fridge, freezer and drinks cooler, stainless-steel Mercury range-style oven with gas hob, stainless-steel splashback and cooker hood over, a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting, fitted stainless-steel microwave, fitted coffee machine, exposed beams, inset ceiling lighting, flagstone floor, underfloor heating,  island unit with granite work surface, breakfast bar, telephone point, uPVC double glazed window overlooks the rear garden and enjoys views to countryside beyond neighbouring properties, wall mounted contemporary radiator. Timber latch door leads to rear lobby.

REAR LOBBY
Solid oak period door leads to the rear of the property, wall mounted radiator, flagstone floor, underfloor heating. Timber latch door leads to cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM
Fitted low level WC, ceramic wash basin on granite work surface with cupboards under, tiled walls, flagstone floor, underfloor heating.

Period timber staircase rises from the entrance reception hall to the first floor landing. A generous split level landing area, exposed beams, shelved alcove, under stairs storage cupboard space, period pine panelled doors lead off the landing to the first floor rooms.

MASTER BEDROOM – 17’1 Maximum x 12’5 Maximum
A generous double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with solid oak leaded light window to the side, period multi-pane window to the front with feature window seat, exposed beams, radiator, pine panelled door leads to en-suite shower room.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM – 6’5 Maximum x 8’5 Maximum
A fitted suite comprising wash basin in tiled work surface, storage recess under, tiled splashback, low level WC, glazed fitted shower cubicle, wall mounted electric shower over, exposed beams, multi-pane period window to the front with window seat, shaver point.

BEDROOM TWO – 16’ Maximum x 15’10 Maximum
A generous, second double bedroom enjoying a light dual aspect with Hamstone mullion window to the front with feature window seat, south facing aspect. Multi-pane period window to the side, Elm plank and muntin panelling, exposed beams.

BEDROOM THREE – 14’6 Maximum x 10’1 Maximum
Another generous double bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying views to countryside beyond neighbouring properties, radiator, shelved recess.

BEDROOM FOUR / DRESSING ROOM – 10’ Maximum x 8’11 Maximum
uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden enjoying views to countryside beyond neighbouring properties.

FIRST FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM – 12’11 Maximum x 11’3 Maximum
A luxury period-style bathroom of generous proportions, free standing roll top bath on ball-and-claw feet with mains shower tap arrangement, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashback, fitted low level WC, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, tiling to splash prone areas, chrome heated towel rail, period panelling, wall mounted contemporary radiator, exposed beams, mullion window to the front with window seat.

SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM AND WC
Fitted low level WC, pedestal wash basin, glazed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted mains shower over, extractor fan, tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail.

Staircase rises from the first floor landing to the second floor landing, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, period panelling, offering small study area.
BEDROOM FIVE / PLAYROOM – 26’8 Maximum x 11’11 Maximum
Enjoying a vaulted ceiling, exposed heavy beam work, window to the side, chimney breast feature, latch door leads to eaves storage cupboard space.

BEDROOM SIX – 12’5 Maximum x 13’8 Maximum
Another double bedroom enjoying a vaulted ceiling and exposed heavy beams, window to the side, chimney breast feature.

OUTSIDE
At the front of the property, there is a delightful portion of front garden laid to well stocked flowerbed enjoying a selection of mature plants and shrubs, storm porch, outside lighting. The front garden is enclosed by period stone walls, vehicular access from the country lane gives access to gravelled driveway area, timber five bar gate. This area at the side of the property provides off-road parking for 5 to 6 cars or more, outside lighting.

DETACHED TIMBER GARAGE – 23’8 in depth x 11’11 in width
Windows and glazed double doors to the side, light and power connected, double timber garage doors.

Further detached stone outbuilding consisting of log store and further workshop space.
STONE OUTBUILDING – 20’1 Maximum x 16’11 Maximum
Light and power connected, windows to the side and rear.

LOG STORE – 17’9 Maximum x 7’3 Maximum
Steps and timber gate from the driveway area lead to the main rear garden.

REAR GARDEN – 70’ in length x 6’1 in width
This property stands in a level plot and grounds of approximately a quarter of an acre. The main rear garden is laid to an expanse of lawn and enclosed by period stone walls and timber fencing. There is an area of stone paved patio and an area laid to Cotswold stone providing quite the suntrap, outside lighting, outside tap, door leads to area enclosed by natural stone walls housing oil tank.
Two detached timber garden stores, composting area. Timber garden gate gives access to walled side garden.

WALLED SIDE GARDEN – 38’3 in depth x 54’ in width
This area of kitchen garden is laid to flowerbeds and vegetable plots. The area is enclosed by natural stone walls. Greenhouse. A variety of stone pathways, area houses LPG tanks. The gardens enjoy a variety of mature trees including Holly trees and various Firs.



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