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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Freehold
  • Private garden
  • Single garage
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing
  • Fireplace
  • Rural/secluded
  • Generously Proportioned and Newly Renovated
  • Flexible Accommodation
  • Ground Floor Shower Room, Ensuite Bathroom and Ensuite Shower Room


A unique opportunity to acquire this generously proportioned and newly renovated detached 3/4 bedroom chalet style house in a rural setting with countryside views.
Situated towards the edge of the sought-after village of Pen Selwood, the property was renovated in 2016, including rewiring, replastering, installation of a new central heating system, installation of new windows, bathrooms and kitchen, together with full decoration throughout. The property provides highly flexible accommodation, with two ground floor bedrooms and 1/2 first floor bedrooms. The gardens are well-proportioned and the surrounding open land provides far-reaching views.

Pen Selwood has a thriving village community and is situated in an elevated position within an area of outstanding natural beauty, bordering the three counties of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. The area is of considerable historical interest. Pen Selwood is the start of the Leland Trail (running 28 miles from King Alfred's Tower to Ham Hill Country Park) and just outside the village is the site of the mediaeval motte and bailey castle known as 'Ballands Castle'. Stourhead House is also to be found nearby.

The nearby towns of Gillingham and Wincanton provide a useful range of services to cater for most everyday needs whilst nearby Zeals and Bourton both have a pub, garage, primary school, church, village shop and post offices. The area is renowned for excellent schools, such as Port Regis near Shaftesbury, Kings Bruton, Sherborne schools and nearby Gillingham School. Gillingham and Castle Cary provide main line services to London Waterloo and Paddington and the A303 provides good road access to London and the South West.

Outside: The five-bar gates lead to a gravel parking area suitable for at least four vehicles giving access to the Garage. There are external power points, external lighting and externally mounted Worcester oil-fired boiler, outside tap and pathways to either side of the property. The rear garden is generously proportioned, mostly lawned, with established specimen trees, shrubs and flower beds. A paved patio lies directly to the rear of the property, with exterior lighting, and there is a timber summerhouse with covered porch. The gardens are entirely enclosed by hedging and fencing.

Accommodation: A UPVC multipoint locking door with double glazed panel leads into :-

conservatory one: (13'5" x 10'3") (4.09 m x 3.14m) With half-height walling with UPVC double-glazed panels above, double glazed glass ceiling, power points, lighting, vinyl flooring, doorway to main hall and doorway to:

Garage: With metal up and over door, light, power and electrical consumer unit, obscured double glazed window giving onto Conservatory One.
Hallway: With stairs to first floor, understairs cupboard, radiator, light, telephone point, smoke alarm.

Bedroom three: (10'4" x 6'6") (3.16m x 1.99m) With UPVC double glazed windows to side, radiator, ceiling light.

Bedroom two: (12'3" x 11'2") (3.75m x 3.41m) With UPVC double glazed window overlooking rear garden, UPVC double glazed window to side, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Ensuite shower room: (10'4" x 4'0") (3.16m x 1.23m) With shower cubicle housing rainfall shower, suite comprising close-coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, obscured UPVC double glazed window, vinyl flooring, extractor, radiator, ceiling light.
Ground floor

Shower room: (7'10" x 5'7") (2.39m x 1.72m) With shower cubicle housing rainfall shower, suite comprising close-coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, airing cupboard with slatted shelving, two obscured UPVC double glazed windows to front aspect.

Sitting room: (14'6" x 17'3") (4.43m x 5.26m) With open fireplace with stone mantel surround and hearth, large UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and open land beyond, TV aerial point, double radiator, ceiling light, open walkway through to the:

Dining room: (7'4" x 11'9") (2.24m x 3.59m) UPVC double glazed double doors to rear garden, radiator, ceiling light, open walkway to kitchen and :-

conservatory two: (8'1" x 10'7") (2.48m x 3.23m) Half-height UPVC elevations with double glazed sides and roof with ceiling blinds, single door to Rear Porch, radiator, power points and lighting, double doors leading to the Patio and Garden.

Fitted kitchen: (13'7" x 10'11") (4.16m x 3.34m) Fitted with a range of wall and floor-mounted oak-fronted units with limestone effect worksurfacing, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge freezer, space for electric cooker, one and a quarter bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiling to splashprone areas, vinyl flooring, radiator, two ceiling lights, hardwired smoke alarm, larder cupboard with shelving, doorway through to the:

Utility room: (10'11" x 6'3") (3.34m x 1.91m) With units and worksurfacing to match kitchen, UPVC double glazed windows to front aspect, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, vinyl flooring, radiator, electrical consumer unit, door to:

Rear porch: (9'9" x 3'3") (2.97m x 1.00m) with part double glazed UPVC elevations, coconut matting, UPVC door with double glazed panel to front aspect and doorway to Conservatory Two.
First floor: Generously proportioned landing with space for desks, ottoman, etc, windows to two aspects.
Bedroom four/study/

Dressing room: (8'2" x 5'7") (2.49m x 1.72m) UPVC double glazed Velux window with rural views, radiator, ceiling light.

Bedroom one: (14'11" max x 17'3" max) (4.56m max x 5.27m max) A t-shaped room with UPVC double glazed window with attractive rural views, walk-in wardrobe with three hanging rails and light, walk-in airing cupboard with access to the eaves, two radiators:

Ensuite bathroom: (13'4" x 7'3") (4.08m x 2.21m) With corner bath with telephone handset mixer tap, walk-in shower with rainfall shower, twin wash hand basin unit with drawers below, UPVC double glazed window with far-reaching rural views, tiling to splashprone areas, radiator, vinyl flooring, extractor, ceiling light, eaves access loft hatch.

Services: Water, electricity, drainage.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment only with colbert-smith

Agent's Note: All measurements are approximate and for guidance purposes only. Fittings, appliances and mains connections have not been tested and their fitness, therefore, cannot be warranted.


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Local Amenities

  • St George's Church of England School, Bourton 1.2 miles
  • Whitesheet Church of England Primary Academy 1.6 miles
  • Bruton 4.6 miles
  • Gillingham (Dorset) 4.8 miles

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
7th Feb 2018 £449,950 First listed

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