THE OLD SADDLERY, EVERCREECH, SOMERSET BA4 6JB
A charming four bedroom period cottage, in a quiet village location close to Castle Cary. The cottage has great character throughout with deceptively spacious accommodation, comprising of entrance hall, large dining room, two reception rooms Kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, ground floor shower room, a further cloakroom, four bedrooms and a family bathroom.
A south facing garden, beautifully planted with deep flower beds, rose arbour and a separate vegetable garden. To the front there is space for off street parking.
About the area
Evercreech is pleasantly situated in beautiful countryside away from but in easy reach of major roads. It's an increasingly popular village having a good range of amenities including a fine church, primary school, surgery, pub, store & post office and a number of other small businesses. In addition, it's a very friendly and very active community with a varied range of social, sporting and cultural organisations. For more information see www.evercreech.org.uk. Wells and the nearby towns of Bruton, Castle Cary, Street, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet are all within a short drive and offer a wide range of facilities.
Bath, Bristol and Yeovil are in commuting distance and the A303 is a few miles south on the A37. Within 5 miles at Castle Cary is a main line station to London Paddington (100 minutes). There are many excellent state and independent schools nearby including Strode College, Crispin, St Dunstans, Wells Blue School, Wells Cathedral School, Millfield and the Bruton schools.
The Old Saddlery dates back to the early 1700’s’s and has the most attractive stone elevations under a tiled roof. Over the years the house has been improved and extended to now provide an exceptionally spacious home. The original cottage door leads into a spacious entrance hall with ornate floor tiles, ceiling beams and plenty of room to hang outside clothing. From the hall enter an impressive sized dining room with flagstone floor, wood panelling, a stone fireplace, mullioned windows and ceiling beams.
The second sitting room at the front of the cottage, used by the current owner as an office, leads off from the rear of the dining room. It has an inglenook fireplace with a wood burner, sash windows, built in drinks cupboard and shelving unit. A door conceals the stairs to the first floor.
Also off the dining room is a shower room with walk-in shower, w/c and vanity unit, roof light and a door leading out to the garden.
A small inner hallway from the opposite end of the dining room leads into the kitchen breakfast room with clay floor tiles, built in base and wall units, plumbing for a dishwasher, gas range cooker, sink and velux windows.
Another inner hallway off which is a cloakroom with w/c basin and plumbing for a washing machine, leads to a very generous sized drawing room flooded with light from the velux windows in the vaulted ceiling, with exposed trusses, fire place with wood burner and glazed french doors leading out to the garden and patio to the side of the cottage.
A glazed door leads from the drawing room in to the oak floored garden room at the rear of the cottage. It too has a vaulted ceiling with velux windows and exposed trusses, a dual aspect and French doors out to the gardens.
The staircase from the front sitting room raises to the first floor with two double bedrooms, the main benefits from built in wardrobes and the second double has a vaulted ceiling. The two further single bedrooms have built in storage. The family bathroom has a roll top bath, w/c basin, vanity unit a beautiful arched stained glass window.
The large south facing garden is fully enclosed and has a variety of deep flower boarders, two pergolas’ a walled vegetable garden with raised beds, a variety of fruit trees and a large garden shed.
Immediately outside the sun room is an ample sized seating terrace ideal for alfresco entertaining
From our Castle Cary office, head towards Shepton Mallet on the A359. Take the second exit into Evercreech. At the T-junction turn right. After a couple hundred yards turn right onto Weymouth Road and the house can be found on your right.
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