Stapleton, Martock, Somerset, TA12

£525,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A beautiful converted cider mill offering a unique blend of modern facilities and characterful features in a semi-rural position. Accommodation including 2 charming reception rooms, a well equipped kitchen, excellent domestic facilities and 5 generous bedrooms, 2 with en suites. Mature, enclosed gardens surround the property on three sides, and parking is provided by a garage, a car port and parking spaces within the courtyard. EPC Band E

THE PROPERTY

As the name suggests, the property was once a cider mill which is reputed to have provided the local tipple-of-choice to a pub standing on the Stapleton crossroads at that time. Around 20 years ago the mill and it's associated outbuildings were converted into a small, exclusive development of quality homes, centred around the former farmyard.

 

Internally, the character has been retained with timber used to great effect, including exposed beams in most rooms. Red brick features can be found on the ground floor, particularly in the sitting room where a striking fireplace, complete with wooden mantle and a gas burner, forms an attractive centrepiece, and the dining room, which exhibits a wall of exposed brick. Under the current ownership, the property has undergone a programme of improvements which including the new kitchen and bathrooms, as well as some re-configuration works on the ground floor, creating a sense of convenient, modern living.

The accommodation is thoughtfully laid out, the kitchen enjoys a farmhouse-style atmosphere with a gas-fired burner, a window seat and a central island with a breakfast bar. Fitted units beneath a granite work surface, including an integrated dishwasher and space for a gas range-style cooker, provide ample storage and work surface space for the modern cook, Lying open to the kitchen, and benefitting from full-length windows to the front aspect is the dining room. The sitting room, which can be found across the entrance hallway, enjoys a feeling of peace and seclusion. Also accessed from the entrance hall, the office is perfectly situated for those working from home or requiring a place for individual study.

Upstairs, 5 generously proportioned bedrooms can be found arranged over two floors, with three to be found on the first floor, including two large double bedrooms, each with en suite facilities, and a delightful single room/study. The master bedroom suite is of particular note; a spacious bedroom with a connecting dressing room and en suite shower room. The family bathroom is also on the first floor; having been renewed as part of the renovation works, a stylish, contemporary suite offers a sense of luxury and opulence. Two further generous doubles can be found on the second floor. Domestically, the property is well equipped to handle the requirements of a busy modern lifestyle. The side door opens into a useful lobby, with a coat and shoe cupboard. A cloakroom and a utility cupboard can also be accessed from here.

OUTSIDE

Stapleton Mill enjoys a varied garden, much of which is arranged to the rear as a primarily, south facing level lawn. This is bordered by a fence and established trees, ensuring security for children and dogs as well as privacy, particularly when the trees are in leaf. To the side of the property is an atmospheric gravelled courtyard which, with an ornamental pond complete with millstone centrepiece, is a particularly lovely place to relax, dine or entertain al fresco, and there is a paved sun terrace surrounding the front door. There is a double car port and a garage, located in a block within the courtyard. Parking is also available for several cars in the courtyard.

SITUATION

Stapleton is a rural hamlet located a stone's throw from the village of Martock which enjoys a healthy range of facilities including mini-supermarket, butchers, gym, health care facilities and a choice of pubs. Slightly further afield, Crewkerne has a broader range of amenities including a Waitrose supermarket, and the commercial centre of Yeovil is within easy reach.

 

Transport links are good with the A303 easily accessible from Martock and bus services to various destinations passing through. Yeovil and Crewkerne train stations benefit from regular rail services to London (Waterloo) and Exeter, and services to London (Paddington) operate from Castle Cary.

 

A variety of state and independent schools nearby including a primary school in the neighbouring village of Ash, Perrott Hill, Hazelgrove, Sherborne Boys and Girls Schools and Millfield at Street.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.

AGENTS' NOTE

Stapleton Mill owns the central courtyard, over which neighbouring properties have pedestrian and vehicular rights of way.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs. Stags, Yeovil Office, telephone 01935 475000.

DIRECTIONS

From Yeovil follow the A37 towards Ilchester and shortly after the Tesco Express bear left towards Chilthorne Domer. Take the road ahead at the two mini roundabout and follow the road through the villages of Chilthorne Domer, Tintinhull and Ash. Continue on this road through the traffic lights in Highway and the entrance to the property can be found almost immediately on the right.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

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