Hambridge, Langport

£800,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A handsome period farm house with a separate two-bedroom cottage together with three acres of level productive pasture land.

SITUATION

Hambridge Farm & The Cake House are situated just off the centre of the popular village of Hambridge which is an equal distance between Langport and Ilminster both of which are five miles away and offer banks, supermarkets, doctors and dentist surgeries. The county town of Taunton is approximately fourteen miles away with an excellent range of facilities as well as providing access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25 and an inter-city railway link to London Paddington in under two hours. The village offers local amenities to include a village shop, a church, public house, a village hall and a Primary School. For those to like to walk, cycle or ride, there are miles of droves nearby and you can make your way over the Barrington Court, the local National Trust property.

DESCRIPTION

Hambridge Farm is a charming grade II listed farmhouse, constructed in the 17th century of blue lias stone elevations under a tiled roof. The property has many period features as befits a listed building including stone mullion windows, bread ovens, exposed beams, wonderful fireplaces, impressive flagstone floors and a large number of the windows have wooden shutters making the property highly appealing. Hambridge Farm is enhanced greatly by The Cake House, a delightful two-bedroom cottage to the rear, which provides great opportunities for a variety of uses. It has been used by family members as an annexe and also as a holiday let over the years. There is also an extensive range of further adaptable outbuildings to include store sheds, workshop and four stables. These buildings connect to the land, which is approximately three acres and is divided into conveniently sized enclosures. The land is well fenced, level and is highly productive. The property also benefits from a 40m x 20m outdoor arena and all the land enjoys views over nearby open countryside.

ACCOMMODATION

The front door leads into the cross-passage entrance hall with a door leading to the dining room, which centres upon a wonderful open fireplace with a stone beam over, an inset wood burner. Oak floor. The sitting room is a stunning room with a flagstone floor, a window seat, an open fireplace with stone surround and a heavy beam over and an inset wood burner. The sitting room links to a study area again with a window seat overlooking the rear garden. There is an inner lobby, which provides access to the utility room and further into the downstairs shower room with a shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin. From the lobby there is access to the kitchen through the stable door, which has a range of units together with a door to the outside. There is a further kitchen area with more fitted units. From the sitting room a door leads to the turning staircase and further to the landing.

The landing provides access with steps that lead up into a large attic space. On the first floor of the property Hambridge Farm has four good sized bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room with a low-level WC and a wash basin and there is a further family bathroom with a panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low-level WC.

The Cake House is a fabulous addition and provides ancillary accommodation to the farmhouse and has been used as a successful holiday let. On the ground floor the property has a kitchen/dining room, a shower room and a sitting room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom with a panelled bath, low level WC and wash hand basin.

OUTSIDE

The gardens to Hambridge Farmhouse are delightful with the front garden having a pedestrian pathway, which leads to the front door with large expanses of lawn to either side with an extensive range of shaped flower and shrub borders. At the rear of the property there is an enclosed courtyard, ideal for enjoying the lovely weather.

To the rear of the cottage there is a double carport and an extensive range of timber outbuildings that are highly adaptable for a variety of uses and include workshops, store rooms, machinery sheds and four stables.

The property is accessed via a central concrete track, which also provides access to the neighbouring property but leads past the house and the cottage and the buildings to the land. The land is level, highly productive pasture and is divided into conveniently sized well fenced enclosures. There is also a 40m x 20m arena, which is fenced with post and rail. All the land provides stunning views over open countryside. There is also a chicken run, space for the storage of a horse lorry, a small vegetable garden and a walled dung heap. In all the land extends to approximately 3 acres.

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