Wincanton is 5 miles north. Castle Cary is 10 miles to the north. The Abbey town of Sherborne is 8 miles miles west. A303 trunk road 5 miles, which links to the M3 and London within about 2 hours drive. Mainline Trains: Templecombe or Castle Cary to London Waterloo in 2 hours. International Airports: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 1¼ hours.
The properties are situated just a short distance from the A303 Trunk road and Wincanton with its shops and services, by the side of the A357 (Wincanton/Blandford Forum road) on the ouitskirts of the small Somerset village of Yenston at the north western edge of the Blackmore Vale. Nearby South Cheriton and Henstridge both boast public houses, garages and amenities. To the west lies Sherborne, dominated by its ancient Abbey and school, and widely regarded as one of the most attractive towns in Dorset. Castle Cary, to the north boasts numerous cultural events throughout the year which coupled with a superb range of independent shops and boutiques, makes the town an attractive local centre.
Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Sherborne Boys, Girls and Prep, St Anthony’s Leweston, St Marys Shaftesbury, Bruton, Bryanston, Millfield and Milton Abbey. Independent schools details www.isc.co.uk. The Gryphon secondary school in Sherborne is highly regarded. State schools information www.somerset.gov.uk.
LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL
Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Racing is at Wincanton. Hunting is with the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the World Heritage Designated Jurassic Coast (location of the 2012 Olympics). For further tourism and leisure information see www.visitsomerset.co.uk.
2 YENSTON HILL
The larger of the two cottages 2 Yenston Hill is a 3 bedroom semidetached brick built house under a tiled roof. With a bright kitchen, wood burning stove and spacious living room the property could provide a comfortable family home or, subject to planning permission, be knocked through into Lamorna Cottage to create one residence. The house comprises some 205.6m2 (1305.66ft2)[GEA]
• Hall• Living Room• Dining Room• Kitchen• Downstairs Family Bathroom• 3 Bedrooms • Large log shed
• At the bottom of the garden at the foot of the hill is access to the paddock• Mainly pasture with a wooded area• River frontage• There is a small strip of the paddock which is owned by the Highways Authority, all relevant rights, easements and paperwork relating to this are available to view .
The smaller of the cottages and in need of complete refurbishment, Lamorna comprises some 84.3m2 (907.4ft2)[GEA] • Living Room• Kitchen/Dining Room• Boiler House/Store• Bedroom• Bathroom
Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES
These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.
Dyne Drewett, Sherborne Att. Ms Z Dabinett. Tel. 01935 813 691.
South Somerset District Council. Tel: 01935 462 462. Somerset County Council. Tel: 0845 345 9133.
2 Yenston Hill Tax Band ‘B’ £1,143.38 amount payable 2013/14. Lamorna Cottage Tax Band ‘B’ £1,143.38 amount payable 2013/14.
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating in Lamorna and electric heating in 2 Yenston Hill. Private drainage. Broadband and telephone.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.
From Sherborne. Proceed east on the A30 for approximately 7 miles. At the Virginia Ash traffic lights turn left onto the A357 for about 1 mile and the property will be on the left just before theYenston Hill traffic lights. See location plan for alternative route.
All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01935 815391. Please contact James Law or Cantie Speid-Soote for further details or email firstname.lastname@example.org