Farms and Land for Sale

East Coker, Somerset

11 Mar 2014

Stags - Yeovil
Address of property to sell:
Somerleigh, Mill Lane, East Coker
BA22 9LE
Telephone: 01935 475000
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Property features

• Dining Room & Sitting Room
• Cloakroom
• Study
• Kitchen/Breakfast Room
• Boot Room/Utility
• 4 Bedrooms
• Bathroom/Shower Room
• Garden/Parking

A delightful early Victorian cottage which is full of character with garden and private parking in a popular village. Dining room, sitting room, cloakroom, study, kitchen/breakfast room, boot room, utility, 4 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room,garden, parking. EPC Band F.

The property is situated in a Conservation Area in the select village of East Coker which has a popular primary school, shop and an award winning public house. TS Eliot is reputedly buried in the local church. The nearby commercial centre of Yeovil has an excellent range of amenities, including a modern shopping centre, sports clubs, garages, supermarkets, a hospital and cinema.
Sporting facilities in the area include horse racing at Wincanton, Exeter and Taunton and golf at Yeovil, Long Sutton and Windwhistle. Road links in the area are good with the A303 Exeter to London trunk road being within easy reach while the M5 (J25) can be reached at Taunton. Yeovil Junction has a direct rail link to London (Waterloo), while Castle Cary has a direct line to London (Paddington). Bristol and Exeter International Airports are both easily accessible. The area is well served with both independent and state schools.

Somerleigh is a delightful early Victorian semi-detached property, constructed of stone and brick with a slate roof. The accommodation is full of character and surprisingly spacious, with a lovely enclosed and gated front garden and terraced rear garden. There are two car ports and further parking a short distance along the lane, together with a stone outbuilding and vegetable plot.
Features include an inglenook fireplace, parquet flooring, flagstones, beams, brace and latch doors and sash windows, complemented by oil fired central heating.

A covered porch with part glazed door opens into

Coat hanging hooks. Stairs rising to first floor.

Wash hand basin and wc.

Parquet flooring. Fireplace with wooden surround and mantelpiece, shelf to one side and cupboards with shelving and wine rack to the other. Two walls with wooden panelling.

Dual aspect. Window seat. Brick inglenook on raised hearth with bressumer beam over and copper hood. Beam.

Shelving. Borrowed light from sitting room.

Half glazed door to yard. Beams. Stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below and plumbing for dishwasher. Brick alcove with Tricity electric hob and extractor fan over. Fitted Belling Turbo oven and dual oven/grill. Tiled worktop with cupboards below. Further roll edged worktop with shelf over and base and wall cupboards.

Fitted shelving and wall cupboards. Glazed door to side.

Flagstone floor. Belfast sink unit with wooden drainer. Shelving. Plumbing for washing machine.

Large landing with full length sash window to the front. Airing cupboard. Access to loft rooms.

Wash hand basin and wc.

Tiled shower.

Views over front garden. Arch to dressing area with wash hand basin in vanity unit. (This area would suit conversion to an en suite).

Views over the front garden. Wash hand basin in vanity unit with light over.

Built in wardrobe. Wash hand basin in vanity unit.

Dual aspect. Built in wardrobes. Wash hand basin in vanity unit with light over. Glazed door to upper garden.

Champagne suite of bath in tiled surround, wash hand basin with cupboard under, bidet and wc.

Accessed from the first floor landing. Pull down loft ladder. Boarded loft space with two velux windows, light connected. Split into two areas and ripe for conversion to additional accommodation (subject to necessary consents).

Wooden door from lane. Path to the front door with lawn either side, bordered by bushes and shrubs. The path continues around the side of the house where there is a side gate to the rear. Garden shed and wood store.
Steps up to a paved terrace, and further steps to a lawned garden. Two paved areas for sitting. Oil tank. Hedging surround making the garden private and enclosed. Steps lead down the other side of the lawn to a small courtyard with access to the kitchen.

A short distance along the lane is a tarmac parking area with double car port. Small stone barn. Vegetable garden.

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Strictly by appointment through the vendors’ selling agents, Messrs Stags, Yeovil Office, telephone 01935 475000.

From Yeovil take the A30 towards Crewkerne. On the West Coker Road turn left at the traffic lights by the post office into Sandhurst Road. On reaching East Coker, after about ½ mile turn right at the T-junction and after a short distance turn left into Mill Lane. The property will be seen directly on the right.