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Portcullis Lodge, The Hill, Langport, Somerset


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A handsome and characterful late Georgian/early Victorian town house with a self-contained one bedroom annexe in south facing gardens attractively situated in this bustling country town

Handsome semi-detached town house

4 bedrooms 2 receptions

Self-contained 1 bedroom annexe

Gas CH

South facing gardens

Portcullis Lodge is a handsome late Georgian/early Victorian town house of immense charm and character and is offered with a separate self-contained one bedroom annexe. Portcullis Lodge forms part of a much larger property which has been subdivided in more recent years. It is offered in good order throughout and includes a beautifully proportioned drawing room with many original period features and a large kitchen/family room which is very much the heart of the house and which opens directly through to the conservatory. On the first floor there are four bedrooms and a well-appointed bathroom/shower room. The property has gas fired central heating. The accommodation comprises:

Entrance Hall with built in cupboards

Shower Room with adjacent Utility Room

Inner Hallway with excellent range of fitted bookshelving

Drawing Room of wonderful proportions with high ceiling and original cornicing and central ceiling rose, secondary glazed window on the front elevation and further French doors opening to the south facing garden with original shutters, marble fireplace with inset woodburning stove, exposed floorboards

Kitchen/Family Room another lovely well-proportioned room very much the heart of the house and providing an attractive entertaining area. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream fronted base and wall mounted units, with inset Belfast sink, Rangemaster cooker, cooker hood above, built in dishwasher, doors open through to the

Conservatory affording a lovely outlook over the garden and with double doors opening to the rear terrace

First Floor

Landing with hatch to loft space, airing cupboard with factory insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater and shelving over

Bedroom 1 a lovely proportioned room with secondary double glazed bay window on the front elevation, range of built in wardrobes to one wall

Bedroom 2 with exposed roof timber, built in wardrobe, window on the front elevation

Bedroom 3 again with exposed roof timbers, vanity basin, built in wardrobe

Bedroom 4 with large sash window on the rear elevation affording attractive views and with built in cupboards below

Family Bathroom/Shower Room with modern white suite comprising panelled bath, separate Quadrant shower, wash basin, close coupled w.c., heated chrome towel rail, underfloor heating

A ladder style staircase gives access to a very useful boarded loft space with fitted shelving and double glazed roof light, power and light

The Annexe

The annexe is believed to be converted from a former coach house and is known as Portcullis End Cottage. It is suitable for a variety of purposes ideal for a dependent relative or offices for those wishing to work from home. The accommodation comprises

Entrance Lobby, Cloakroom

Sitting Room with electric night storage heater, large double glazed window overlooking the south facing garden

Kitchen fitted with base and wall mounted units, fitted work surface with inset one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel unit, electric cooker point

Bedroom with sliding patio door and night storage heater

Bathroom with white suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin with bath

EPC Rating for the Annexe: G


The property is set back from the roadway behind attractive wrought iron railings and is approached through a gateway opening onto a paved driveway. The gardens enjoy an attractive southerly aspect and are in two main sections with a formal area of garden being approached from the house being laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders, ornamental pond and paved terrace with pergola over. A most attractive feature of this area of the garden is the curved wall which forms an attractive divide between the house and the annexe. Adjacent to the annexe is a further area of garden with brick paving and raised vegetable beds and here can be found a timber framed garden store/garage with up and over door, electric light and power connected. The annexe has its own area of garden with a circular area of lawn bounded by flower and shrub borders, yew tree and timber garden shed.

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