LONG STREET FARM, LONG STREET, HIGH HAM, LANGPORT, TA10 9DN
Street 8 miles, Glastonbury 9 miles, Langport 2.5 miles, Somerton 4 miles, and Yeovil, Taunton and Wells all about 15 miles (all approx.)
A totally removed farmhouse which is now an exceptionally comfortable home with excellent. well appointed accommodation of towards 3,000 sq.ft. with a sunny walled garden and plenty of parking.
The house stands in a quiet setting on the fringes of this popular village near Somerton and Langport.
The generous accommodation has great character includes a hall, cloakroom, 3 reception rooms, a kitchen & breakfast room, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Outside are parking areas and a walled garden with plenty of privacy. Another advantage of the property are its fine views over the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Long Street Farm is adjacent to a small number of high quality residences with the last remaining farmstead now being developed. The house is attached to an undeveloped barn. This is owned by the same Developer and Builder who has created the other exceptional properties. Work is planned to commence shortly on the remaining barn.
This cluster of homes has become an exclusive area benefitting from being surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside and being within a short walk of the popular village of High Ham. This is an historic village with an excellent Primary School, a vibrant community and the 'Stembridge Tower Mill' being the last remaining thatched windmill in England.
Long Street Farm is a very attractive former farmhouse which is now a delightful house with bags of character, lots of great living space and plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms.
The house retains many period details and these are complemented by modern benefits including new internal oak doors, luxurious and well appointed bathrooms and kitchen plus central heating and double glazing.
An original and substantial plank door opens into the hall which has flagstones and stonewalling and continues through the house to a door to the south west facing garden To the right of the hall is the dining room with a flagstone floor, a beautiful cross beamed ceiling, an inglenook fireplace, a bay window and a staircase.
An oak door opens into the sitting room which has an oak parquet floor, fireplace with a flagstone hearth, a deep set window and an open archway into the garden room which again has a flagstone floor and double french doors to a garden terrace.
The kitchen, breakfast room, utility & cloakroom
Returning to the hall an archway opens directly into the kitchen which is exceptionally well fitted. It has a range of painted units including a central island and a larder unit together with hardwood work surfaces, a twin bowl Butler’s sink and incorporates various cupboards and drawers.
Integrated appliances include a fridge, freezer, dishwasher and a large electric Range cooker.
From the kitchen a wide archway opens into the breakfast/living room which combines with the kitchen to make the two rooms the heart of the house and a very special living area.
At the far end of the hall a door opens into the utility room . This has the oil fired boiler, plenty of storage space and a door into the cloakroom with hand basin and wc.
The staircase rises to the first floor and at the end of the corridor is the master bedroom being a good sized room 19ft. plus with an en suite shower room. Here are a large walk in tiled shower, hand basin, and wc.
There are three other bedrooms with one having an en suite dressing room and an en suite shower room with shower, basin and wc.
The family bathroom has a double ended bath, large shower cubicle, hand basin, wc and a shelved alcove.
At the front of the house is a garden protected by stonewalls and there’s also an additional parking area. The main parking area is at the rear of the house at the approach to the walled garden. This is an area ready for landscaping and already with a paved terrace.
This garden faces south west, is well sheltered, a sun trap and also enjoys privacy.
The house is freehold and has mains water and electricity and private drainage.
There is an oil fired central heating system and double glazing.
EPC 61 (D)
About the area
Langport is an historic town alongside the River Parrett which was the Roman accesway to Avalon and later the invading Danes. It was also the site of an important battle in the Civil War. It's now an idyllic small Somerset town which has changed little over the years which gives it great charm and character. Individual shops remain without large chain outlets other than the useful Tescos. It also has very pleasant and popular cafe/restaurants alongside the river much used by walkers and nowadays cyclists as well as the local townspeople.
Somerton, the ancient capital of Wessex is also within a few miles and provides a further range of amenities and facilities including good restaurants.
The surrounding countryside is absolutely beautiful and is accessible with many footpaths and bridleways. It is also ideal for cycling with its small lanes and little traffic (see Somerset Cycle Route).
The nearby towns of Street, Glastonbury, Taunton, Wells and Sherborne offer a wider range of amenities and the area offers a good choice of country pubs and restaurants. The award winning Halfway House being just a short drive away.
Communications are excellent via the M5 motorway linking the north and south and the A303 to the east and west. Nearby Castle Cary provides a fast train link to London Paddington.
There is an excellent choice of state and independent schools including Millfield, Sherborne, Bruton, Taunton School, Wells Cathedral School, Huish Episcopi Academy and Sixth Form colleges at both Richard Huish, Taunton and Strode College in Street; Hazlegrove and Leweston are very popular local Preparatory schools.
Sporting facilities several good golf courses and numerous clubs for a wide variety of sports (cricket, tennis, squash, rugby, soccer, etc.) There are also many cultural and artistic societies and organizations within this very active and friendly community of Somerset.
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