Offers in Excess of £800,000
A charming light and spacious period home with delightful grounds nestled in a conservation area in the sought after village of Norton Sub Hamdon.
- Private Parking
- Double Garage
- View EPC Rating
Carpenters is an attractive detached period property constructed of hamstone elevations under a tiled roof. The property is believed to be 18th Century in origin with an extension in circa 1900s. This later addition was originally the Carpenters Workshop. The house has a number of charming features and has flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. There is gas fired central heating with radiators in most rooms and two have night storage heaters. The property is positioned on a good sized and secluded plot of circa 0.53 acres close to the heart of the village.
On the ground floor the front door leads into a spacious entrance hall with cloakroom, understairs cupboard and rear door. The sitting room is triple aspect with an open fireplace, there are delightful views of the garden from this room. The kitchen/breakfast room has a bespoke range of floor and wall mounted units with a gas fired Aga and a large walk-in pantry. Also on the ground floor is a dining room (currently used as a games room), study, utility room and workshop/store.
On the first floor is a spacious landing with built in cupboard. The master bedroom is triple aspect with a dressing area and an en-suite bathroom comprising bath, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. There are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom comprising; bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.
GARDENS & GROUNDS
From the road double gates lead into a generous parking area with a double garage with attached workshop. There is a delightful semi- walled mature garden with mature shrubs, well stock flower beds, vegetable garden and greenhouse. Many interesting trees add to the charm of the garden, perhaps the most admired is a large Catalpa which flowers in July. Acers and a Liquidamber illuminate the garden in the autumn.
The house is located close to the heart of Norton-Sub-Hamdon; a beautiful and historic village largely constructed of the local stone extracted from the adjacent Ham Hill National Park. The village has an excellent primary school as well as a pub, church, stores/post office, hair salon and a popular cafe. The village has a thriving social scene with numerous activities. There is easy access onto the A303 Exeter to London trunk road and there is easy road access to Yeovil and Crewkerne, both of which have excellent amenities and mainline rail connections as well as a regular bus service to Yeovil and South Petherton. The area is well served by state and independent schools including Hazelgrove, Sherborne, Perrott Hill and Millfield.
Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating and Economy 7 heating.
*Recently replaced double glazed windows and doors with the exception of the front door, en-suite bathroom and the window in the dressing area (secondary double glazed).
South Somerset District Council. Tax Band G
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
Available by separate negotiation is a small vineyard set in 0.30 of an acre, located within close proximity of the property. Please be aware that there will be an Overage Clause included in the conveyance of the land.