COMPTON RANDLE, COMPTON DUNDON, SOMERTON, TA116PR
Between Street (2 miles north), Somerton (3 miles south) and Casle Cary (12 miles east).
A303 at Podimore 7.5 miles south. M5 at Bridgwater 13 miles west (all mileages approx.).
About the area
Compton Dundon is an attractive village, lying in one of the most picturesque parts of Somerset between Somerton and Street. The village is surrounded by unspoilt countryside with wooded hills with public access with many footpaths. There is a very vibrant community with based around the church, cricket pitch, pub and village hall.
Somerton is an historic town about 3 miles south whilst Street is 2 miles north. Both provide a good range of facilities and amenities. The A303 is a few miles south and Bath, Bristol and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. The station at Castle Cary provides a direct service to London. There are good state and independent schools within easy reach including Millfield, Strode, Wells Cathedral School and Sherborne.
Compton Randle stands well back from the village road at the end of a tree and shrub lined drive which continues past the house to the garage and a large parking and turning area.The house is very pretty with a recently re-thatched roof and sits beautifully in its mature garden looking out onto a lawn and rose beds. Internally it provides extremely comfortable and easily managed accommodation with secondary glazing, oil fired central heating, many period details and a good deal of charm. Most of the rooms are double aspect which makes the house light and airy.
At the front of the cottage is an entrance porch which leads into a 22 ft. sitting room with ceiling beams and an inglenook fireplace with a clever swans nest basket grate which is actually gas fired. A door leads to a study with an open archway into a games room. The dining room has beams, an oak floor and an open inglenook fireplace.
The kitchen is the heart of the house and is again double aspect being very well fitted with an extensive range of fitted units and appliances including an attractive china and glass cupboard.
The conservatory leads from the kitchen and is an exceptionally useful room having doors to a sheltered courtyard.
The rear hall has a cloakroom with basin and wc and a utility room with cupbpards, plumbing for washing machines and the central heating boiler.
On the first floor the master bedroom has a walk in dressing room, fitted dressing table, chest of drawers and wardrobes, plus an excellent en suite bathroom. This has a large oval bath, wc and twin basins in a vanitory unit with cupboards with marble surfaces.
The 2 other bedrooms also have fitted wardrobes and the family bathroom has wall tiling, a basin, bidet, bath, shower cubicle and an adjacent wc.
The detached cottage complements the house perfectly, again being extremely pretty and also recently re-thatched. Internally it has whitenened stone walls and the kitchen has exposed beams into a high vaulted ceiling, double french doors to a small courtyard and an open archway into a fitted kitchen. An inner hall leads to 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
Gardens and Grounds
The gardens are well established with lawns and many well stocked flower beds. To the side of the house is a rose garden and shrubbery and steps up to sheltered SWIMMING POOL with a heat exchange unit pool house and an adjacent BBQ area. Outbuildings include a large garage with space for 2 cars plus storage and a single garage. Just beyond the garage screened and protected by tall mature well clipped confer hedge is the tarmac tennis court which has seen little use in recent years and needs some attention.
Adjacent is a large lawn protected by a further clipped conifer hedge and at the end is a summerhouse and a timber post and rail fence being the boundary.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage with 2 septic tanks. Oil fired central heating.
From Street, head in the direction of Somerton along the B3151. Enter Compton Dundon, pass the war memorial on the left and the entrance to Compton Randle is a short distance along on the left with a wide entrance to the drive.
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