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3 bed detached house for sale

Rimpton, Yeovil, Somerset BA22

  • Under offer
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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Freehold
  • Immaculately presented family home
  • Idyllic village location with countryside views
  • Two reception rooms plus conservatory
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Double garage plus workshop area
  • Delightful gardens


The Property
Built in the 1960’s Portland House has been lovingly cared for and comes to the market in pristine condition. The current owners have lived in the property for over 25 years and have maintained it throughout that time. Set well back from the road with attractive gardens to front and rear and a large double garage, this provides a rare opportunity to acquire a delightful family home in this popular village.

The front door leads into a useful entrance porch and further door into the hallway. The sitting room has a large picture window to the front and further window to the side, making this a bright, sunny room. There are double doors that lead through into the dining room, providing an open plan feel if required. Again the dining room has plenty of natural light and has double sliding doors to the conservatory. This is a lovely additional living area and has a very attractive outlook over the gardens.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall units with integral electric double oven and hob and space for dish washer, washing machine, fridge and freezer. The room is a good size, has extra work surface for a breakfast bar, and a large window overlooking the patio and garden beyond. Finally to the ground floor is the cloakroom fitted with a WC and wash hand basin, and a large under stairs cupboard.

To the first floor are the three bedrooms, all of which have fitted wardrobes, and the family bathroom. The bedrooms to the rear enjoy delightful far-reaching views over the garden and countryside. The bathroom is fully tiled and fitted with a suite comprising bath, corner shower unit, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. As with the ground floor, all the bedrooms are beautifully presented.

The property is accessed via a five bar gate to the gravelled driveway which provides ample parking. This is a lawned area to the front with beds hosting a range of attractive shrubs and trees. There is access to the double garage which has up and over door, a number of power points throughout and a water tap. There is a useful space to the rear ideal for a workshop area.
There is access on both sides of the house to the rear garden. This is a truly delightful feature of the house with an attractive patio area with space for table and chairs. Most of the garden is laid to lawn and is bordered by shaped beds with a wonderful array of colourful shrubs, flowers and mature trees. There is a charming gravelled area to the rear of the garden providing a further seating area and to one side is a timber garden shed with trellis around. The garden is totally secure with fencing and hedging to all sides.

To the rear of the garage is a small shed which houses the oil central heating boiler.

Rimpton is a charming village surrounded by wonderful countryside. It is a fabulous base for walking, cycling etc. And the village has a surprisingly active community. There is the village hall which hosts a number of local activities and clubs, and a delightful village Church.

Rimpton is situated just 5 miles to the north of the ever popular Abbey town of Sherborne where you will find a good selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, along with excellent sporting facilities and the train station on the direct line to London Waterloo and Exeter.

The area is well known for its highly regarded schools, both government and independent. These include The Gryphon, Sherborne Boys and Girls, Hazlegrove and Leweston, to name a few.

The road links are very good, with access to the A303 less than 5 miles to the north and for those of a mind the South Coast is less than 30 miles away.


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Local Amenities

  • Countess Gytha Primary School 1.7 miles
  • Trent Young's CofE Primary School 2.2 miles
  • Sherborne 4.1 miles
  • Yeovil Pen Mill 4.2 miles

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
25th Jun 2018 £400,000 First listed

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