Silver Street, Ditcheat, Somerset, BA4

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An attractive four bedroom detached period house, set within a superb plot measuring c. 0.80 acres, located within the centre of the sought-after village of Ditcheat. In need of modernisation throughout with much scope for improvement, this delightful home has been owned by the same family for over 70 years. The property has extensive parking, a garage, a carport, a stone outbuilding and fabulous gardens. Available with no onward chain. Not listed. EPC rating F.

A door to the front of the property opens into a porch, which has an inner door through to a small hallway. To the left is the first of two spacious reception rooms, currently presented as a dining room. This comfortable dual-aspect room includes a fireplace and has a door leading through to the kitchen/ breakfast room. Fitted with a range of wooden fronted floor and wall units, the kitchen is a generous size and formed part of an extension to the property in 1990. Also, dual-aspect with windows to the front and side, the kitchen includes space for a gas-fired range cooker and has an external door to the rear of the property. At the other end of the property is the main reception room, which has a window to the front, the staircase to the first floor and incorporates a large inglenook fireplace with wood wood-burning stove and feature bread oven. Beyond the sitting room is a useful utility room with further external access to the rear courtyard, and a door into a downstairs shower room.

On the first floor, a central landing gives access to all rooms. There are four good size bedrooms (three doubles and a comfortable single), all of which are front aspect, and the master with a further window to the side. Completing the accommodation is an additional shower room located on the first floor.

The favoured village of Ditcheat has a fine church, a village hall, an excellent local pub (The Manor House Inn), a successful primary school, a local farm shop (Barbers), Paul Nicholls' racing stables and is surrounded by scenic countryside. The village is three miles to Castle Cary which offers wider amenities and has an intercity railway station – London Paddington in approx. 1 hour 40 minutes away.

The cities of Bath and Bristol are within reasonable commuting distance to the north and the A303 is also within easy reach, likewise the south coast. As well as good state schools being available locally, there are also many highly regarded independent schools (Prep & Senior) close by, such as All Hallows Prep School, Downside School, Kings at Bruton, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield School.

The property is entered via double metal gates which lead to a driveway/yard, providing extensive off-road parking. Within this area of the property, there is a stone outbuilding providing a double carport. This outbuilding is attached to a stone barn, which is currently used as a store, however, provides purchasers with considerable for conversion into a studio, home office or ancillary accommodation if desired (stpp). Adjoining the property to the eastern side is a garage, which measures (15'4'' x 15'1'') and has an electric door. Alongside the garage is a corrugated store.

One of the main selling points of this individual period home is the plot size; measuring approx. 0.80 acres, there is a wonderful garden that is ideal for families and green-fingered purchasers. Predominantly laid to lawn with a wide selection of mature trees, established shrubs and a variety of fruit trees, the garden certainly is a rare find, particularly as it is in the centre of the village.

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