WEST CHARLTON, CHARLTON MACKRELL, TA117AJ
A303 about 3 miles, Castle Cary (London Paddington connection) within 6 miles, Glastonbury, Sherborne, Street and Yeovil all within 9 miles
A delightful converted Barn enjoying a quiet, peaceful setting with acres in the beautiful countryside between the small village of Charlton Mackrel and the historic town of Somerton.
The property has excellent, well appointed accommodation great character and includes a large galleried sitting room, kitchen, utility room, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Externally there is a sunny walled garden, extensive parking, and a paddocks totalling towards 4 acres.
About the area
Charlton Mackrel and Somerton are in the heart of Somerset yet with easy access via the 303 road a few miles south and the main line rail station at Castle Cary. Somerton provides a wide range of services and amenities and close by are other small towns including Street, Glastonbury, Wells, Castle Cary, Yeovil and Sherborne. Bristol, Bath and Taunton are also within easy reach. There are excellent state and independent schools which include a Primary school about a mile away in Charlton Mackrel and another in Somerton (just under 2 miles), secondary schools in Street and Huish Episcopi and an excellent 6th form college -Strode College again in Street. Independent schools include, Millfield (at Street & Glastonbury), Wells Cathedral, Downside, All Hallows and the schools at Bruton and Sherborne. There are lots of good restaurants and pubs in the area and most sporting, cultural and social requirements can be met. For more information on this area in general and individual schools visit our website www.roderickthomas.co.uk and locate this property by price order. Open full details and click on “schools”.
Welham Barn has a wonderful position away from the main roads and a field away from the quiet lane which runs to the village. A gravelled drive leads from this lane to a large car parking area.
A solid oak door opens into the SITTING ROOM with a patterned parquet oak floor, exposed beams and a gallery above with the ceiling extending to the full height of the building, stonework, three radiators, oak staircase, an open stone fireplace with a flagstone hearth, windows on three sides, timber window shutters, wall lights, under stairs cupboard and double oak doors opening into the KITCHEN with an original ceiling beam, porcelain brick flooring, windows on two sides, window shutters, wall lights, radiator, an oil fired aga cooker range in an inglenook fireplace, painted fitted kitchen units with oak work surfaces and draining boards to a twin bowl butler’s sink, wall cupboards, integral dishwasher, Neff oven and hob above. A door to the UTILITY ROOM with a similar floor and an extensive range of fitted cupboards and kitchen units again with an oak worktop and draining board to a Belfast sink, space for a washing machine, integral fridge freezer and a cupboard containing the oil fired central heating boiler and space for dryer.
A door leads from the kitchen into the INNER HALL with an oak door to the garden and full height windows extending the length of the hall, wall lights and exposed beams, BATHROOM with a tiled floor, wc, hand basin in a granite top, exposed beams, a bath with a granite and timber surround and a tiled shower cubicle. BEDROOM with oak floor and skirting boards, radiator, window shutters and exposed beams. BEDROOM with oak floor and skirting boards, windows on three sides, shutters, high pitched ceiling with exposed beams and rafters, two large windows extending the width of the room and overlooking the garden and radiator.
The staircase from the sitting room rises to the FIRST FLOOR and the GALLERIED LANDING again with a high pitched ceiling, exposed beams and rafters, radiator and study area. BEDROOM with an oak parquet floor, high pitched ceiling with exposed beams, window shutters, solid oak door, stonework and two radiators EN SUITE BATHROOM with high pitched ceiling with exposed beams and rafters, bath, hand basin, wc, radiator, stonework and built in wardrobes and wall lights. BEDROOM with an oak parquet floor, high pitched ceiling with exposed beams, three window shutters, one of the windows doubles as a small door opening to a timber external staircase EN SUITE BATHROOM high pitched ceiling, bath, wc, hand basin, radiator and wardrobe with cupboards, shelving and wall lights.
Mature walled garden with lawn, pond and flower and shrub borders. Outside the wall is ample parking and in addition there are paddocks of towards 4 acres.
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