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Fore Street, Castle Cary Auction Guide Price £130,000

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  • Grade II listed first floor flat
  • Spacious accommodation throughout
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Requiring complete renovation throuhgout
  • Good sized garden with possibility of planning
  • Gated parking
  • Central location
  • Available via the Modern Method of Auction

A substantial three bedroom first floor Grade II listed apartment in an extremely convenient location within the heart of Castle Cary. Available via the Modern Method of Auction


A substantial three bedroom first floor Grade II listed apartment in an extremely convenient location within the heart of Castle Cary. Chesswood House is in need of complete refurbishment but has spacious accommodation including an entrance hall, sitting room, living room/4th bedroom, kitchen breakfast room, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the rear is a garden and room to park two vehicles.

About the area

Castle Cary is described by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, the eminent architectural historian, as Somerset's prettiest town, set in beautiful unspoilt countryside. The town is characterised by period buildings constructed of the distinctive honey coloured stone for which the area is well known. It remains a delightful small market town with a number of traditional shops and boutiques within the Conservation Area in which a policy of strict planning control operates to prevent inappropriate development. These shops cater for most everyday needs whilst Shaftesbury, Glastonbury, Street, Wells, Frome, Wincanton, Sherborne and Yeovil are all close by and Salisbury, Taunton, Bath and Bristol are in easy driving distance.


On the outskirts of Castle Cary is the railway station with its direct line to Paddington and the A303 road link is a few miles south. There are excellent state schools in the area - Ansford Academy boasts excellent exam grades and independent schools include the Sherborne and Bruton schools, Millfield, Wells Cathedral, Hazelgrove, Port Regis and St. Mary's Shaftesbury.


Chesswood would be an ideal investment for a buyer willing to complete a project and realise the full potential of this fabulous property. There are spacious rooms and plenty of character including bay and sash windows and timber floorboards. The front door enters the entrance hall where there are stairs leading up to the apartment. Immediately ahead, at the rear is the kitchen which has a door out to the garden. At the front are two large reception rooms, both being light and airy thanks to the large bay windows looking out to the front over the High Street. There are three double bedrooms, each with built in wardrobe space and one of which having a wash hand basin in the corner of the room. All three rooms are serviced by the bathroom accessed from the landing.


To the rear of the apartment is a substantial garden with vehicular access and parking for two cars. There is potentially some scope for planning here subject to obtaining the necessary consents.


Mains water, drainage and electricity. Night storage heating.

Auction Details

The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible, buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately but grant a maximum of 56 days to exchange and complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the action, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000 including VAT which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market.

Important Notice

Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

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Fore Street
Castle Cary BA7 7BG
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00004563