COPPER BEECH, 2 LOXLEY BATCH, SHAPWICK, TA7 9NZ
Ashcott 1 mile, Shapwick 0.6 miles, Glastonbury 6 miles, Street 4 miles, Wells 12 miles, Castle Cary 16 miles and Somerton 9 miles.
A delightful Bungalow with generous accommodation and a peaceful position in a small hamlet between two popular villages. It enjoys superb countryside views and a large but manageable garden.
The accommodation includes a storm porch, hall, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, study (or 5th bedroom), 4/5 bedrooms, bathroom and an en suite shower room and dressing room area.
Outside are a double garage and mature gardens. The property totals about a quarter of an acre.
Loxley Batch, near Ashcott, and close to the delightful village of Shapwick is a much sought after small, residential cul de sac of a handful of individual homes. Copper Beech has one of the best locations with great privacy and a sheltered south facing sunny garden
Also close by is access to a vast network of miles and miles of footpaths giving access to this beautiful countryside.
The small road serving Loxley Batch leads to Copper Beech which is at the far end of the hamlet. This is a handsome Bungalow a neat front garden and a driveway which leads to the adjacent double garage.
Internally the spacious accommodation is well designed with bags of living space and lots of bedrooms. The front door opens into a storm porch and then into the hall which has a large linen cupboard and store cupboard.
The sitting room has a marble fireplace and double doors to a large conservatory with double French doors to the garden. There are also double doors from the sitting room opening to the dining room which also has a door to the kitchen. All well designed for comfortable, easy living.
The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with a larder cupboard and an extensive range of units and appliances including a dishwasher and Neff double oven, hob and extractor. This is a big room with plenty of space for a table and chairs.
Off this room is a utility room with a sink, cupboard units, the boiler, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. A side door opens to the garden.
The hall continues from the front door through the bungalow and serves the study (or 5th bedroom), 4 bedrooms and the family bathroom which is partly tiled and has both a bath and a shower.
The principal bedroom has an en suite dressing room area with a fitted wardrobes, a hand basin, cupboards and an adjoining shower room.
A driveway between lawns leads into the property to the double garage and is sheltered by the splendid Copped Beech tree.
On the south side of the bungalow is a beautiful, sunny garden which is slightly in the lea of a gentle hill which gives it shelter and privacy – all complemented by good fencing and high, thick hedges. The garden is well landscaped with lawns, a rockery, specimen shrubs, flower beds and a paved patio terrace next to the conservatory.
The gardens extend on both sides of the bungalow. On the east side is a garden shed and a side door into the garage (which has electricity). On the west side is a discrete area for a storage unit, bins etc and a side gate to the front garden and drive. There are also two garden water taps.
Freehold. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG gas central heating. EPC rating 64 (D), Council tax band F. Plot area 0.24 acres
About the area
The villages of Shapwick and Ashwick are situated on the eastern end of the Polden Hill. They have a variety of amenities and these are complemented by the surrounding towns which cater for most needs.
There is easy access to the A303 and also the M5. Castle Cary to the east has a fast direct line to Paddington. Nearby are excellent state and independent schools including St. Crispins, Strode College, Millfield and Wells Cathedral School. The surrounding Somerset countryside is quite outstanding and very accessible with many footpaths and nature reserves close to hand.