We are delighted to offer for sale this spacious family home. Close to the Dorset border of south east Somerset, the village of Templecombe is located on the A357 approximately 5 miles south of Wincanton. Situated in the heart of the Blackmore Vale the village is surrounded by open countryside and farm land with many fine views. Numerous public footpaths criss-cross the local area offering fine walks.
Yeovil (15 miles) and the Abbey town of Sherborne (8 miles) lay to the west with the historic town of Shaftesbury approximately 10 miles to the east, all situated on the A30. The A303 trunk road is approximately 4 miles to the north and Templecombe is also accessible by train, served by the Exeter to London (Waterloo) mainline. The village has its own primary school, together with a local shop and post office, takeaway, gp surgery (part of the Milborne Port practice), recreation and sports club. Major supermarkets, shops, banks and other amenities can be found in Wincanton, Sherborne and Yeovil. Full leisure facilities are available at Wincanton Sports Centre, there is an excellent golf course at Sherborne and Wincanton Racecourse is the local home of national hunt racing.
To the front of the property is a tarmac driveway which gives access to the garage with metal up and over door, power, light and door to rear garden. A paved area with flower beds and established specimen trees lies directly to the front of the cottage and a storm porch covers the UPVC front door.
Rear garden: With pathway to front, outside tap, exterior electricity meter, patio area, raised beds, upper terrace, exterior lighting, timber shed, variety of well established shrubs, plants and trees.
UPVC Front Door leads to:
Hallway: With wall mounted economy 7 heater, stairs to first floor, telephone point, airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, ceiling light.
Cloakroom: With low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, wall mounted electric panel heater, splashback tiling, ceiling light, extractor fan.
Kitchen/diner: 4.94m x 3.40m (16’2” x 11’1”) fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units, stainless steel sink and drainer, eye level electric oven, halogen hob, UPVC double glazed windows to front and side, door to side, splashback tiling, vinyl flooring, economy 7 heater, striplight, wainscoting, door to:-
utility room: 2.42m x 1.85m (7’11” x 6’0”) With wall and floor mounted units with rolled edge work surfacing, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine and one other appliance, UPVC double glazed windows to front aspect, splashback tiling, vinyl flooring, striplight, wainscoting.
Sitting room: 7.36m x 4.34m (24’1” x 14’2”) With dpvc double glazed double doors to garden, open fireplace with stone hearth and surround, display alcoves to either side of the chimney breast, three UPVC double glazed windows, faux wooden panelling, UPVC two economy 7 heaters, two ceiling lights, TV aerial point.
First floor: Stairs with a turn lead to the landing, UPVC double glazed window, two ceiling lights.
Family bathroom: Suite comprising bath with chrome grab handles, close coupled WC, wash hand basin built-in vanity unit, shower cubicle with electric shower, electric panel heater, obscured UPVC double glazed window, ceiling height tiling, ceiling light.
Bedroom one: 5.40m x 3.38m (17’8” x 11’1”) With a range of built-in bedroom furniture, two UPVC double glazed windows, two electric wall mounted panel heaters, ceiling light.
Ensuite shower room: With shower cubicle, close coupled WC, wash hand basin built into vanity unit, tiled floor, obscured UPVC double glazed window, ceiling height tiling, wall mounted electric panel heater, ceiling light.
Bedroom two: 4.39 m x 3.85m (14’4” x 12’7”) With two UPVC double glazed windows, wall mounted electric panel heater. Ceiling light.
Bedroom three: 3.40 m x 2.22 m (11’1” x 7’3”) With built-in wardrobe, UPVC double glazed window, loft hatch, wall mounted electric panel heater, ceiling light.
services: Mains electricity, water and 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.
Sold prices provided by Land Registry
1st May 2018