Allowenshay, Hinton St. George

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A superb detached barn conversion set within attractive gardens and grounds, with extensive parking, double garage/workshop and range of outbuildings. EPC Band E


The Potato Barn is situated within this rural hamlet surrounded by delightful countryside. The market town of Ilminster is within 2 miles where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found. The A303 is also readily accessible being on the outskirts of the town. For a greater selection of facilities Crewkerne is within 5 miles with its Waitrose supermarket and mainline railway station to London Waterloo and Exeter.


The Potato Barn comprises a Grade II listed barn conversion constructed principally of Hamstone and contained beneath a thatched roof. The property was converted approximately 10 years ago with a blend of traditional character features including exposed stone work and vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, together with a contemporary feel including Oak flooring, Oak doors and staircase. The property is light and airy and has planning permission for a single storey extension to provide an additional bedroom with en suite facilities. The property is very much open plan with a superb kitchen/dining area and adjoining sitting room together with utility, bathroom and ground floor bedroom with adjoining wet room and mezzanine study over. There is also a further mezzanine used as a guest bedroom. Outside the property is set within attractive gardens and grounds with extensive parking, double garage/workshop and versatile timber outbuilding.


Covered entrance porch with glazed Oak door with matching side screens leading to the open plan living/dining room and kitchen with high vaulted ceiling, together with exposed ceiling timbers and views from three aspects, including glazed french door to the garden. The well equipped kitchen comprising Belfast sink with mixer taps and adjoining solid Oak worktops with integrated ceramic hob with extractor hood over, together with electric oven and grill. Useful range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers and exposed stonework. Utility room with tiled floor, pressurised hot water cylinder, space for washing machine and oil fired central heating boiler. Bedroom one with Oak flooring, walk in wardrobe and access to a mezzanine study area, with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and window. The main bedroom also enjoys and en suite wet room being fully tiled, together with shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Adjoining to the bedroom is the main bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment. Shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin and tiled floor. There is also an Oak staircase leading to the mezzanine guest bedroom, again with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.


The property is approached over an initial block paved drive bounded by stone retaining walls with a pair of 5-bar timber gates and cattle grid leading onto a gravelled driveway providing ample parking and turning, together with a lawned garden with flower and shrub borders. Double garage/workshop of brick and part timber clad under a tiled roof, approached through double timber doors with concrete floor, power and light, high level WC, wash hand basin and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Useful eaves storage and personal door to side. Currently part of the garage has been partitioned to provide dog kennelling. Adjacent to the garage is a useful timber outbuilding again currently used as kennelling but would make an excellent workshop/studio room.

From the parking area a gate opens onto the gardens with a cobbled stone path leading to the front door. The gardens are fully enclosed and are on two levels, laid mainly to lawn with a fine selection of trees and useful timber potting shed. There is also a large gravelled sun terrace and to the far side of the property a thatched garden shed which also houses the oil tank.


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


Strictly by appointment through the vendors selling agents, Stags Yeovil office telephone 01935 475000.


From Ilminster follow the B3168 towards Seavington and before you leave the town, turn right towards Kingstone. Proceed through this village passing the church and take the 2nd available left on a sharp right hand bend toward Allowenshay. Follow this lane into the hamlet and shortly after the telephone box, turn right whereupon the entrance drive to the property is the 2nd on the right hand side.

01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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