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West Lydford. Between Glastonbury & Castle Cary Guide Price £825,000

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  • Good location in a quiet & popular village.
  • Easy reach of Glastonbury, Somerton & Castle Cary
  • Excellent accommodation appointed to high standards
  • Fabulous 35ft. kitchen/dining/living room
  • 3 other reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
  • Landscaped quarter acre garden
  • Inspection essential

An absolutely stunning house quietly located in a very popular village between Castle Cary, Somerton and Glastonbury.


Castle Cary 6 miles, Somerton 6 miles, Glastonbury 9 miles.


An absolutely stunning house in a very popular village location between Castle Cary, Somerton and Glastonbury and ideally situted for Millfield, the Bruton schools and Hazelgrove. Kingham provides quite exceptional accommodation appointed to unusually high standards. It includes a reception hall, cloakroom, sitting room, snug, garden room and a quite stunning open plan 35 ft kitchen/dining/living room with two sets of sliding doors to a large terrace. In addition there is a utility room, integral garage and on the first floor 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.


This is a beautiful contemporary house with well-arranged, very generous accommodation, doubled in size in recent years and ideal for modern living. The kitchen has an extensive range of units and appliance and the bathrooms are stunning. Also there are many architectural features of note including, aluminium double glazed windows, oil central heating and oak timberwork including flooring, doors and staircase. Outside the garden is about a quarter of an acre and is beautifully landscaped.


Kingham stands in the very pleasant and popular village of West Lydford which is surrounded by beautiful and accessible countryside. The property is in the centre of the village well away from any busy road.


A driveway leads into the gardens and to a parking area in front of the garage. The house has been entirely redeveloped and the generous accommodation is well appointed with engineered oak flooring on the ground floor with underfloor heating, radiators on the first floor and aluminium double glazed doors and windows.


The front door opens into a wide reception hallway with the staircase, a large deep cloaks cupboard and the cloakroom which is fully tiled, fitted with a hand basin and wc. A door from the hall opens into the snug and glazed double oak doors open through into the large sitting room which is a well-proportioned room with an "Aga" wood-burning stove with a slate hearth and fireback.

Kitchen dining living room

Double door, together with a door from the hall, open into the fabulous kitchen/dining/living room (37 ft x 19 ft). This room is very light and airy having two sets of sliding doors which flood the house with sunshine. At one end of the room is the sitting area with a floating timber mantle above which is a 60-inch wall mounted television (available by separate negotiation). There is a large dining area and the kitchen area is extremely well fitted with extensive units including storage cupboards, two larder "work units", a central island, work surfaces and a two bowl sink unit. Appliances include two dishwashers, an induction hob with illuminated extractor above, two ovens, a microwave oven, warming drawer, two dishwashers, two tall fridges and a wine fridge.


Leading off the kitchen is a utility room with a tiled floor, fitted units, sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. A door leads through into the integral garage which has an insulated floor, electric remote control "up and over" door, the oil fired boiler and a door through into the garden room with a patio door to the seating area on the terrace.


Upstairs the landing gives access to the 5 bedrooms. The master bedroom has double fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with floor and wall tiling, bath, basin and wc. The second bedroom is also large, has a fitted wardrobe and an en suite, again with floor and wall tiling, basin wc and a walk-in shower area. There are 3 other bedrooms and a family bathroom with floor and wall tiling, a basin, wc, bath and a walk -in shower area.


Kingham is a handsome house overlooking a neat garden with a lawn bordered by shrubs and young trees. At the back of the house there's a large paved terrace with a seating area and bags of space for al fresco dining and relaxation. Beyond is a lawned garden with flower and shrub beds and timber panel fencing.


The villages of East and West Lydford are centred on the old Parish Churches and bridges over the River Brue and have a very active community with a good number of societies and organisations. Within a few minutes are a post office, excellent farm shops and a small local supermarket which also provides newspapers, off licence etc. There are many good pubs and restaurants in the area and extensive cultural, social and sporting activities with most needs catered for. The village is situated away from busy roads in beautiful countryside which is very accessible with many footpaths and bridleways which run through meadows, orchards and woodland.

About the area

West Lydford is a small Somerset village in beautiful countryside between the towns of Wells, Somerton, Glastonbury and Castle Cary. The major towns of the area being Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance and Castle Cary station (15 mins) has a main rail line to London. There are good state and independent schools close by including a number of primary schools, Millfield, Strode College, Wells Cathedral, Downside, Hazelgrove and the Bruton and Sherborne schools.

Other points.

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil central heating. Tax Band E


From Lydford cross roads head north towards Shepton Mallet. After about a quarter of a mile turn left toward West Lydford. Continue into the village and the house is on the right hand side.


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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Name Location Type Distance
High Street West Lydford
Somerton TA11 7DB
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 5173(a)
Last Updated: Friday, 09 August 2019 08:11
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