Seavington, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

£600,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A beautiful 6 bedroom detached Victorian home located in a popular rural village with excellent transport links. A high standard of presentation can be observed throughout , and the property benefits from a charming, partly walled garden and a useful workshop with adjoining greenhouse as well as photovoltaic panels. EPC Band D.

THE PROPERTY

Westerfield House (formerly the parsonage) is a beautiful family home home which offers the elegant features and spacious, comfortable rooms expected from a Victorian property combined with the accessible yet semi-rural location of the ideal home for a modern family. This highly desirable property exudes quality and style inside and out; the grandeur of a bygone era is reflected in the handsome stone frontage with it's bay windows and pillared doorway, and high ceilings throughout create the impression of space and air which makes a house into a home. The classical appeal of Westerfield House is enhanced by a host of modern benefits including a fresh, neutral scheme of decoration, a thoughtfully appointed kitchen and photovoltaic panels.

The accommodation has a sociable emphasis with an interesting divide of formal and informal living, dovetailed with the usual domestic conveniences. Upon entering the property through the stately front door, you are welcomed into an elegant and expansive dining hall which links with the other reception rooms to offer fantastic circulation space for entertaining. The drawing room enjoys a sense of sumptuous relaxation, with fine original detailing combined with a superior, fresh modern finish. Glass double doors lead directly to the rear garden and this room also enjoys a classical stone fireplace, making this a wonderful setting for any occasion at any time of year, whilst the adjoining garden room, which features a mosaic tiled floor, is the ultimate environment in which to unwind during warmer months. The sitting room, which can be found adjacent to the kitchen, offers an air of great comfort, ideal for everyday family enjoyment, and the kitchen lies open to a family breakfast room, providing a sociable setting for informal dinners in which the sense of togetherness can be continued during cooking. With an oil fired Aga, electric oven and spaces for free standing appliances amongst traditional fitted units, the kitchen is set out to ensure efficiency for the busy cook. Completing the ground floor, the reception rooms and kitchen are serviced by a boiler/laundry room, a useful utility room and a cloakroom, ensuring all the necessary domestic elements are easily accessible for all.

A handsome staircase rises from the ante room to a wide first floor landing, from which up to 5 generously proportioned bedrooms can be reached. The master bedroom and bedroom 5 are connected via a jack-and-jill bathroom, offering a wonderful opportunity to create a spacious master suite with an adjoining dressing room, snug or nursery. Two further double bedrooms can be found at the front of the house: with bay windows and built-in storage, these beautiful bedrooms enjoy a countryside outlook with a wealth of natural light. There is also a charming single bedroom at the front of the house, and these three rooms are serviced by a sizeable family bathroom fitted with a separate shower cubicle, bath, WC and wash hand basin. From the first floor landing, stairs rise to the second floor where bedroom 6, complete with an en suite bathroom, and a large storage room can be found.

OUTSIDE

Westerfield House enjoys an attractive yet easily managed plot, much of which is arranged as an established level lawn, enclosed by a combination of characterful wall and fence, ensuring security for children and dogs. Backing directly onto open fields, the garden and house are connected by doors to several of the ground floor rooms, enabling a highly desirable indoor/outdoor lifestyle when weather allows. A substantial brick outbuilding is arranged as a greenhouse and connected workshop, offering keen gardeners and hobbyists space to practise their art, and the area betwixt the garden room and the outbuilding, which is currently arranged as an attractive side garden, offers great potential for conversion to an off road parking area, a quote for which has been obtained by the vendors.

SITUATION

Seavington is a sought-after rural village within South Somerset which enjoys a healthy range of amenities including a community shop and cafe, a pub and a village hall. The village is also well placed to enjoy excellent accessibility to Ilminster, where a variety of shopping, leisure and healthcare facilities can be found.

 

Transport links are excellent with the A303 trunk road accessible just 3 miles distant, either to the east at South Petherton or to the West at Ilminster. The nearest motorway junction is at Taunton (Junction 25 of the M5), and a mainline train station in Crewkerne offers regular rail service to Exeter and London (Waterloo).

 

Education is well catered for in the area which a variety of state and independent schools within easy commuting distance, including Taunton and Sherborne Schools, Perrott Hill, Hazelgrove and Millfield at Street.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. Photovoltaic panels (owned outright with a high tariff).

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs. Stags, Yeovil Office, telephone 01935 475000.

DIRECTIONS

From Yeovil follow the A303 towards Ilminster and at the Hayes End roundabout take the second exit towards Ilminster town centre. Proceed through the village of Watergore and at the next roundabout take the road ahead to continue towards Ilminster. Proceed into Seavington and turn left shortly after the Volunteer Inn onto Water Street. Pass the village shop on the right and continue to follow Water Street until the property can be found on the right hand side, adjacent to the junction with Church Lane.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

4-6 Park Rd, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1DZ

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