Orchard House has been within the current ownership, we understand, for approximately eighteen years and during this period has been sympathetically extended and improved to create a substantial, versatile family home with multi-generational living options. The property offers flexible accommodation, with a delightful sitting room with fireplace, family room opening into the gardens and well appointed kitchen/breakfast room. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, with en suite facilities to two bedrooms and the property has the benefit of oil fired heating and double glazing.
Orchard House is situated in a generous plot extending to approximately ¼ acre with lovely rural views and there is a driveway providing ample off road parking. Please note that the boundary plan shows the property prior to the erection of the extension.
The property is approached through a sliding glass front door to
Reception Hall with stairs to first floor providing understairs recess
Sitting Room with window to the front elevation, feature fireplace with adjacent recesses, French doors with adjacent windows to
Conservatory with French doors to rear garden, windows to rear with views beyond, tiled Travertine style floor
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of units providing "butcher's block" style work surfaces with cupboards under, twin circular sinks, range cooker with extractor hood over, central island with cupboards under, tiled floor, window to front and rear, archway to
Dining Area with tiled floor and patio doors to Conservatory
Side Lobby with tiled floor, window to front
Utility with a range of fitted units and work surface, two double full height cupboards, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridges and freezers, tiled floor, door to
Cloakroom with low level w.c., wash basin, full height cupboards, window and tiled floor
Rear Porch with door to rear garden, tiled floor, work surface, shelving, wall mounted cupboards, space for chest freezer
Family Room with French doors to rear garden, window to front, floor to ceiling bookshelves along one wall
Landing with access to loft, cupboard with tank
Master Bedroom with two windows to the front elevation, Velux window, eaves storage cupboards
En Suite with corner shower cubicle, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, Velux window
Guest Bedroom with window to front elevation
En Suite with shower cubicle, wash basin with cupboards under, low level w.c., built in storage cupboard, tiled floor, window with views to the rear
Bedroom with two windows to the front elevation, built in cupboard
Bedroom with two windows with views to the rear elevation
Bedroom with window with views to the rear elevation
Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, window
To the front of the property double gates lead onto a gravelled area providing parking for several vehicles and there is an adjacent store. The rear garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and adjoins open fields on the far boundary, with rural views to be enjoyed across the surrounding countryside. There is a generous terrace for outside dining/seating, lawned area and well stocked beds with a range of shrubs and trees. Greenhouse and timber garden shed.
Orchard House enjoys a situation on the Somerset Levels in the favoured village of Burtle, which enjoys a gastro pub, The Duck Inn, parish church and village hall. In the village of Edington, which is a short drive away there is post office/village store and doctor's surgery, whilst the village of Catcott offers a renowned primary school. The nearby towns of Street, Glastonbury, Wells and Taunton provide an excellent choice of shopping and leisure facilities, including Clarks Village and Strode Theatre. There are educational facilities throughout the area, with the public schools Wells Cathedral School at Wells and Millfield School in Street. There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath and the motorway system. Situated close to the property is Home Farm Equestrian Centre which offers a livery facility and riding school. Taunton, the County Town, provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station and M5 Motorway interchange.
From Junction 23 of the M5 Motorway proceed in an easterly direction on the A39 towards Street. Continue past the villages of Puriton and Chilton Polden and turn left signed Edington. Continue straight over the crossroads following the signs to Burtle passing the Duck Inn on the left hand side. At the next T junction, turn right into Burtle Road and proceed along Burtle Road and the property will be found on the right hand side.