LANGLANDS FARM, KINGSDON, SOMERTON, TA11 7LL
Somerton 3 miles, Street 8 miles, Glastonbury 9 miles, Hazelgrove 6 miles (10 minutes), Castle Cary 11 miles, Yeovil 7 miles and 1.6 miles to the A303.
A superb period property (not listed) enjoying a quiet village setting within a mile of the A303 and in easy reach of Castle Cary, Glastonbury and Yeovil.
Langlands is a beautiful former farmhouse with Georgian and Victorian architecture and style and has recently been restored to exceptional standards.The house has generous accommodation with a hall, cloakroom, 4 reception rooms, an elegant kitchen, utility room, a master suite (with dressing room and bathroom), 4 other bedrooms and 4 further bathrooms.
There's also a small cottage or annexe (ground floor) with a sitting room with kitchenette, bedroom and shower room.
In addition the north wing includes a carport and garage that could easily be adapted to provide additional accommodation such as a billiard or games room, home cinema, party room etc.
Outside are a detached garage block, stabling, gardens and a paddock. In all around 3 acres.
Kingsdon is an historic village a couple of miles from the small country town of Somerton that was possibly King Alfred's capital of Wessex.
The village comprises mainly period properties with a scattering of more contemporary houses, a village school, a great pub, and a friendly community.
Langlands stands alongside a quiet no through lane in the heart of the village and is a handsome stone building with a striking 2 storey front gable protecting a porch and the front entrance. There's also a side entrance with double electric gates which leads to a large gravelled courtyard and the garaging.
Internally the house has been extensively renovated and improved whilst retaining many original details including excellent flagstone flooring, window shutters, fireplaces, beams, oak, elm and old pine timberwork and all complemented by excellent decoration, good quality fittings and central heating
There's lots of great living space with the accommodation of well over 4,000, sq.ft. This includes an entrance hall and a drawing room and sitting room divided by wide folding doors that open to create a 30 ft. plus reception room.
On the opposite side of the hall is a beautiful dining room with elm floorboards, an inglenook fireplace with a wood burner stove and an archway into the superb kitchen.
This has a comprehensive range of units and appliances including a 4 oven Aga and a further integrated oven and microwave. Beyond the kitchen are an inner hall, a cloakroom and a large utility room with a door to a carport - easily adapted for further accommodation if required.
Leading off the dining room is a quiet and comfortable snug.
A feature of the reception rooms (and the kitchen) are the double french doors which lead directly into the landscaped gardens.
On the first floor the principal suite is very special with a large bedroom with a Nash style window overlooking the garden, exposed roof beams and granary steps down to the courtyard. There are also a dressing room and a fabulous bathroom.
The second suite again has a large bedroom, dressing room and en suite bathroom. Two more bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and the 5th bedroom is close to the family bathroom. (All the bathrooms are fitted and finished to very high standards.)
Returning to the ground floor, double french doors open from both the kitchen and the snug to a paved and walled courtyard with access through into the annexe. This includes a sitting room with kitchen facilities, double bedroom and shower room. This annexe being ideal private accommodation for family/staff or as a guest cottage.
There is a large gravelled courtyard, a detached garage block and well landscaped attractive and manageable gardens. Beyond is a well fenced paddock and stabling. In all the property is around 3 acres.
About the area
Kingsdon is a very popular village with fewer than 200 properties in beautiful countryside just south of Somerton which provides a wide range of local services including a small supermarket, Doctors Surgery, Library, Butchers, Newsagent, Chemist and Post Office. Close by are other small towns including Street, Glastonbury, Wells, Castle Cary, Yeovil and Sherborne whilst Bristol, Bath and Taunton are also within easy reach. There are excellent state and independent schools locally that include a well respected primary schools in Somerton and secondary schools (and 6th form college) in Street and Huish Episcopi. Independent schools include, Millfield (at Street & Glastonbury), Wells Cathedral, Downside, All Hallows and the schools at Bruton and Sherborne. There are lots of good restaurants and pubs in the town and surrounding villages, and most sporting, cultural and social requirements can be met.
Mains electricity, water and drainage and oil central heating.
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