Orchard View, Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
On the fringe of the ever-popular community orientated village of Baltonsborough, this unique extended home offers an individual style with spacious and flexible accommodation, and beautifully stocked lifestyle garden, Douglas Fir lodge/studio, ample parking and further timber stores. EPC Rating D.

Orchard View dates back to the 1950's but has been transformed since 2000, having been extended twice to provide a truly unique family home, with various timber frame and glass elements featuring Douglas fir and oak. The property has a very earthy feel with natural materials used wherever possible and a range of Solar panels to take advantage of a green energy source and this combined with Rationel bespoke windows, fitted only a few years ago, make it a highly efficient and comfortable home. The accommodation offers huge flexibility for a young family to grow or for those looking for a home where the property needs to accommodate their living style. Entering the property, you come into a central hall which splits to the right offering a garden room with a large glazed and timber window to the front, pantry space and boot room to the rear. At the rear of the hall is a study, an ever essential space in the modern world. A family room and sitting room run across the front of the property, the sitting room featuring a fireplace with a fitted stove. At the rear of the property is the real feature and hub of this wonderful home, with an open vaulted extension, giving a light bright family area and joining the house with the well planned nature-friendly garden. This section features extensive use of Douglas fir joinery, a fitted wood burning stove creating a cosy feel through colder months and the kitchen offers a great space for keen cooks. Doors lead out into the garden and to a useful utility with a cloakroom. On the first floor, there are 3 double bedrooms and a particularly generous bathroom, complete with a bath and separate shower. All of the bedrooms enjoy a green open outlook either over the orchard to the front or over the wonderful garden and fields beyond at the rear.

The sought after village of Baltonsborough lies a few minutes' drive from Glastonbury and has a public house, church, village hall, primary school and farm shop. The village is well placed for access to Castle Cary train station, Wells and further north to Bristol and Bath. There is excellent schooling at all levels within the immediate area, including Millfield prep and senior schools.

Ample parking is offered on the driveway complete with a side access gate to the rear. The front garden offers a beautifully stocked area planted to attract wildlife wherever possible and also helps to offer privacy. The rear garden has an initial terrace off the kitchen, along with access from the utility and the boot room. A generous sized open timber store is set to the side of the terrace along with a further workshop. The central garden area is organic, with many planted trees, hedge plants and herbaceous plants which attract insects and birds including woodpeckers, jackdaws, jays and goldfinches. The owners have encouraged wildlife with an attractive pond and moving water. The rear of the garden offers a prolific range of fruit trees and raised beds for vegetable growing (greenhouse is available by separate negotiation). At the end of the garden is a further garden store, plus the studio/office lodge having been built by a craftsmen carpenter. It has good insulation and an effective woodstove offering a wonderful retreat or workspace depending on the incoming purchaser's needs.

01749 938212

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