Church Street, Shepton Beauchamp, Ilminster


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Rose Cottage is situated within the heart of this conservation village. It comprises a deceptively spacious former Rectory, providing flexible accommodation over 2 floors and has in the past been used for dual occupancy.


Rose Cottage is situated within the heart of this conservation village. It comprises a deceptively spacious former Rectory, providing flexible accommodation over 2 floors and has in the past been used for dual occupancy. It is constructed principally of local stone and is contained beneath a tiled roof with attractive stone mullioned windows along with some new uPVC windows and doors. The property is also set within wonderful gardens and grounds together with ample off-road parking for 6 or 7 cars along with a useful garage/workshop which, subject to planning, could be converted into additional accommodation/annex/studio/home office.


Rose Cottage occupies a wonderful position within the heart of the village and adjacent to the small primary school. This ever-popular village provides an active and friendly community with a broad range of events and clubs to suit various interests and a healthy range of amenities including church, village hall, village shop/Post Office, pub/restaurant and hairdressers. The neighbouring town of Ilminster offers a good range of day-to-day facilities and is within 4 miles. The A303 trunk road is a similar distance. The major town of Yeovil is within 13 miles and the country town of Taunton 15 miles, both with mainline railway stations to London and with access to the motorway at Junction 25.


A large timber door leads to the entrance lobby with window to side, coat hooks and glazed door leading to the entrance hallway. Attractive parquet flooring throughout and door with stairs rising to first floor with cupboard under. Adjoining is the dining room with a useful shelved cupboard, window to side and door leading into the kitchen/breakfast room which enjoys views from two aspects together with a large walk-in pantry. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted and comprises 1 bowl Belfast sink with adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of floor and wall-mounted cupboards and drawers. Space for range cooker with stainless steel hood over. Integrated appliances including fridge, dishwasher and washing machine/drier. From here a door leads into an inner hallway with uPVC door to side and further door to sitting room, a well-proportioned room, again with views from two aspects including uPVC door to garden. Recessed log burner on a slate hearth, exposed pine floorboards and recessed display alcove. Adjoining is a spacious study with open fireplace on a tiled hearth with wooden mantel and recessed display alcove. Views from two aspects including French doors to rear garden and attractive parquet flooring. Also on the ground floor is a double bedroom which could be used as a 4th reception room, with attractive V shaped bay window, open fireplace on a tiled hearth and views from two aspects.

On the first floor there is a spacious landing with two skylights. Bedroom 1, again has wonderful views from two aspects, including window shutters, trap access to roof void and cast iron fireplace on a marble hearth together with picture rail. Bedroom 2 enjoys views from two aspects together with an angled fireplace. Bedroom 4 has exposed floorboards, window seat and large walk-in wardrobe/store cupboard with window. Bedroom 5 enjoys a view to the main village street together with trap access to roof void and the adjoining bathroom is comprehensively fitted and comprises free-standing ball and claw roll top bath with shower attachment, large shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin with illuminated mirror over with demister. Airing cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

First floor kitchen which could easily be made into a wonderful family bathroom but comprises a Belfast sink with wooden worktops and with an excellent range of floor and wall-mounted cupboards and drawers. Electric double oven and grill with Bosch halogen hob with extractor over. Integrated appliances including dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer. Adjoining is a cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin.


Rose Cottage benefits from a large gravelled parking area, over which a neighbouring property has a pedestrian and vehicular right of way to their property, and double garage. There are approximately 6 or 7 parking spaces along with a useful brick and stone detached garage/workshop approached through metal up and over door and is connected with power and light, together with eaves storage with window to side and useful workshop area to rear. Adjacent is a productive kitchen garden with path to rear door and further brick path to the rear garden, which is fully enclosed, giving much privacy and comprises large expanse of lawn, 3 ponds, various entertaining areas, including paved patios, barbeque area, raised beds, aluminium frame greenhouse, shed and compost area. There are also a fine selection of shrubs, bushes and trees.

To the front of the property there is a pedestrian pathway leading to the front door with hedged boundaries together with front and side lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil-fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment through the vendor s selling agent, Stags Yeovil Office.

Tel: 01935 475000


From the Hayes End roundabout on the A303 near South Petherton, head towards Seavington St Michael. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile and at the next mini-roundabout at Lopen Head continue straight on towards Ilminster then turn immediately right, signposted Shepton Beauchamp. Pass over the Ilminster Bypass and after approximately 1 mile turn right, signposted Shepton Beauchamp. On entering the village continue along the main street whereupon Rose Cottage will be seen on the left-hand side, clearly identified by our for sale board.

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Stags - Yeovil

4-6 Park Rd, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1DZ

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