Castlebrook, Compton Dundon, Somerton

£675,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An deceptively spacious four bedroom detached village house set within private gardens with the benefit of a substantial thatched tithe barn. EPC Band F

SITUATION

Castlebrook Farm is situated in the heart of this popular village of Compton Dundon, with its church and public house. The village is surrounded by beautiful rural countryside and lies between the towns of Street and Somerton. Street is renowned for its Clarkes Village Shopping Centre, along with Millfield School, whilst the sought after town of Somerton offers a more sedate range of independent shops and day to day facilities. The A303 is within 6 miles and Castle Cary railway station with its' main rail link to London Paddington within 13 miles. A similar distance away is the large town of Yeovil which also has a main link to London Waterloo and Exeter.

DESCRIPTION

Castlebrook Farm is centred on an extended four bedroom detached village house constructed principally of local stone and contained beneath a slate roof. Although the property is in need of some updating, it offers well proportioned rooms and is set within delightful, mainly walled gardens. Castlebrook Farm also has the added benefit of a substantial stone and thatched grade II listed Tithe Barn believed to date back to 1285. It is currently used to provide a double carport together with the adjoining barn, with its high vaulted ceiling and flagstone flooring with a kitchen area and staircase leading to a first floor loft store and shower room. The barn offers enormous potential for additional accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.

ACCOMMODATION

A stone archway leads into a large entrance porch with heavy wooden door leading into the hallway with exposed beams and two windows to rear. Adjoining cloakroom with low level WC and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. The sitting room is spacious with views from three aspects, including glazed door to rear veranda. Attractive brick and stone fireplace with inset log burner, with bread oven and Hamstone lintel, together with two window seats, exposed beams and archway leading into the inner hall with staircase rising to the first floor with cupboard under. The adjoining lounge enjoys views from two aspects including glazed French doors to the front garden and a stone fireplace with recessed shelving and built in bookcase. The kitchen/dining room lies to the rear of the property and is of good proportions with views from three aspects including stable door to veranda. The kitchen comprises 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over. Adjoining worktop surrounds with an excellent range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Breakfast bar, large area for dining table and adjoining boiler room housing the Camray oil fired boiler, together with window to side.

On the first floor there is a landing with trap access to roof void, airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder. The principal bedroom is spacious with views from two aspects, together with a fitted wardrobes and dressing table to one wall. Adjoining wet room comprising shower, WC and wash hand basin. There are three further bedrooms, one with a fitted basin and wardrobes, together with a family bathroom, comprising bath with shower over, low level WC, bidet and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin.

THE TITHE BARN

The Tithe Barn is Grade II listed and is constructed principally of stone and contained beneath a thatched roof, with a date stone of 1285 AD. This spacious barn currently provides a double carport connected with power, light and doorway to barn. To the front of the barn is the main entrance with double timber doors leading into a large room with exposed stone walls, three window openings and flagstone floor. The ceiling is vaulted, together with exposed cruck beams. Within this room is a kitchen area comprising sink with adjoining worktop, with cupboards and drawers under and is connected with power and light. A wooden staircase rises to a first floor landing with loft store connected with power and light, exposed stone wall and vaulted ceiling and window to the gable end. There is also an adjoining shower room comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Adjoining the barn is a single storey garden/tool shed. This building offers enormous potential for further development subject to the necessary planning and listed building consents.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached over a gravelled driveway providing parking and access to the double carport. To the front of the property is an enclosed garden bounded by a low stone wall and is laid mainly to lawn with attractive flower and shrub borders and a fine selection of trees, together with a wrought iron gate leading out onto Ham Lane. A stone wall links the house and barn, with wrought iron gates leading into the rear garden. It is laid mainly to lawn and is walled giving much privacy. There is a veranda which runs along the rear of the property leading to a large sun terrace. Within the garden is a Pergola, oil tank and tin shed. There are also a fine selection of shrubs, bushes and trees including a large Willow.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating to the house only.

DIRECTIONS

From the A303 Podimore roundabout take the A372 towards Langport and Somerton. After a short distance turn right onto the B3151 signposted Somerton and Kingsdon. Follow this road for 5.3 miles, as if heading to Street and on entering Compton Dundon the property will be seen on the left hand side clearly identified by our For Sale board and shortly after the Castlebrook Inn public house.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment through the vendors' selling agent, Stags, Yeovil office, telephone 01935 475000

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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