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Sold Coles Lane, South Petherton, Somerset, TA13 Guide Price £625,000

  • Stags - Yeovil

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

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Bedrooms: 4

A spacious and characterful detached home set in delightful ground of over a quarter of an acre. 3 reception rooms including conservatory, 4 bedrooms (master en suite) and family bathroom. Ample off road parking, double garage and timber workshop. Walking distance to village amenities. EPC Band E


The Old Granary is a fantastic detached village home which offers spacious and well presented accommodation. The property is believed to have origins dating back to the 18th century which evolved into a groom's cottage with a granary attached before being converted in the 1970's into the wonderful family home seen today. Under the current ownership, the property has been beautifully maintained and updated with alterations carried out with sympathy to the history of the building, creating a stylish, comfortable home with every modern convenience in place.

Character features are abundant throughout with all the hallmarks of a historic property in place including a striking stone facade, exposed beams throughout the ground floor and stone mullion windows in several rooms. A fine example of how these fine period features blend seamlessly with a fresh, modern scheme of decoration can be found in the sitting room where exposed beams span the ceiling and an impressive fireplace with an inset multifuel burner provides a characterful focal point, creating a sense of great comfort and tranquility. Another fascinating feature is the ironwork which borders the upper tier of this split-level room and is believed to have been reclaimed from a church.

Internally, the accommodation is arranged in a simple, classical layout with 3 reception rooms, the kitchen and the utility room located on the ground floor and 4 bedrooms and the family bathroom upstairs. The front door to the property opens into a welcoming entrance hall from which the utility room can be accessed, where there is plumbing for laundry appliances, a

deep sink and a WC. To the right of the hallway is the kitchen which is fitted with attractive, traditional-style units including an integrated dishwasher, oven and gas hob and there is also a walk-in larder. Adjoining the kitchen is the dining room which is a wonderful environment for formal entertaining and everyday family meals alike. The centrepiece of the ground floor is the sitting room which features a split level, with steps from a primary seating area leading up to fireside platform. From here double doors lead into the conservatory from which a charming outlook across the garden can be enjoyed and direct access is available to outside, enabling a highly desirable indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

On the first floor, the 4 bedrooms are arranged along a wide landing. The master bedroom is a particularly fine room with plenty of built-in wardrobes and an en suite shower room and there are two additional double bedrooms, a well proportioned single bedroom and the family bathroom which is fitted with a modern suite comprising corner bath, WC and wash hand basin.


The Old Granary benefits from an attractive plot measuring just over a quarter of an acre, much of which stretches behind the property and forms a largely private rear garden. Cleverly landscaped into rooms , wonderful opportunities to realise a fantastic outdoor lifestyle can be found at every turn, from relaxing or dining al fresco on the sun terrace overlooking the ornamental ponds to flexing green fingers maintaining the established borders and growing produce. Ample parking is provided to the front of the property with a gravelled parking and turning area leading to the double garage, which benefits from power and light and an electric roller door. There is also a timber workshop which also enjoys power and light, ideal for keen hobbyists or those working from home, as well as a greenhouse, a garden shed and a wood shed.


The property is located on the fringe of the popular village of South Petherton which benefits from a broad variety of day-to day amenities as well as an active and friendly community with many clubs and societies profiting from various communal halls. The David Hall is well known nationally as a Folk Music venue and has a fortnightly film show. Amenities within the village include a community hospital, doctor's surgery and 2 pharmacies, Post Office, library and mini supermarket as well as 1 pub/restaurant (neighbouring villages such as Over Stratton also have well reputed dining pubs), 2 cafes and a variety of other local shops including a butcher, baker, greengrocer, delicatessen etc.


Road links are good, with the A303 trunk road within easy reach and the nearest motorway junction at Taunton (J25 of the M5). Mainline train stations in Yeovil and Crewkerne offer regular rail services to London (Waterloo) and Exeter, facilitating travel to and from the South East and South West, whilst Taunton Station enjoys links with a variety of destinations including London (Paddington), Bristol, Birmingham, The North and Scotland. There is also a bus stop approximately 10 minutes walk from the property from which you can take a coach to London.


The Jurassic Coast is easily accessible and the Olympic Marina at Portland is approximately an hour's drive away. Leisure opportunities within the local area include walking and cycling through the beautiful countryside surrounding South Petherton, and Ham Hill Country Park is a short drive away. The commercial centres of Yeovil and Taunton are both within easy reach, offering a wide variety of shopping and leisure facilities including cinemas, restaurants, cafes and bars as well as the County Cricket Ground and Racecourse in Taunton.


We understand that there is a covenant requiring that windows overlooking the neighbouring Coles Farm must be fitted with obscured glass. However, owing to an understanding with the owners of Coles Farm, the upper two windows in question are currently fitted with clear glass.


Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.


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


From Yeovil take the A303 towards Exeter and at the Hayes End Roundabout turn right towards South Petherton. At the first mini roundabout turn left onto Coles Lane and the property can be found on the left hand side before the bus stop.

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

Neighbourhood average sold house prices


Based on 2 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Stags - Yeovil

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

    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01935 321902