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Kingsdon, Somerton - INTERNAL PHOTOGRAPHS NOW AVAILABLE Guide Price £725,000

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  • Substantial newly built house in the grounds of this Grade II listed estate
  • Light and airy interiors with contemporary finish
  • Four bedrooms and three bathrooms
  • Good quality fixtures and fittings including 'Kensington Haze' kitchen
  • Underfloor heating throughout ground floor
  • Large walled rear garden with southerly aspect
  • Parking and double garage
  • Good access to A303 and Millfield School

An absolutely delightful brand new house enjoying an exceptional position in this very popular village just south of Somerton and in easy reach of Street, Glastonbury, Castle Cary and Yeovil.


PLOT 7, LIME TREE CLOSE, KINGSDON MANOR, KINGSDON, SOMERTON, TA11 7JZ

An absolutely delightful brand new house enjoying an exceptional position in this very popular village just south of Somerton and in easy reach of Street, Glastonbury, Castle Cary and Yeovil. The house is within the exclusive and prestigious redevelopment of Kingsdon Manor and is designed and built to high standards compatible with the surrounds. The generous accommodation has been carefully designed to incorporate stylish interiors and light living spaces throughout. This includes an entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen & breakfast room, utility, 4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Double garage. Ample parking and a walled garden with a southerly aspect.

Location

Kingsdon Manor, which is currently undergoing redevelopment, is an historic Grade ll listed country house, standing in mature grounds on the edge of the village and having expansive views over the beautiful bordering countryside. The redevelopment includes the Manor house and a small number of individual houses within the grounds with No. 7 which enjoying a quiet setting within a small cul de sac.

Description

The house is a handsome detached building with a Blue Lias stone elevations, a Bath stone course and cills, a slated roof and decorative brackets supporting the fascias. Internally there are equally high standards which include underfloor heating on the ground floor with radiators on the first floor, oak doors and good quality kitchen and bathroom fittings. These include kitchen ‘Kensington Haze’ units with integral Neff & Bosch appliances. The quality of the property is evident upon the first viewing and as one would expect the building has a high energy performance for future comfort and economy. The rooms are well arranged and generously sized with large windows which flood the house with sunshine. One noteworthy feature is all the main living areas and bedrooms face south over the gardens and the kitchen & breakfast room, the dining room and the sitting room all have double french doors opening into the garden.

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The front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall which has the staircase and a cloakroom with a hand basin and wc. The sitting room has the French doors and a Bath stone fireplace with a wood burning stove fitted. The separate dining room is approached from the hall and has garden doors and a wide archway opening into the kitchen & breakfast room which is the heart of the house. This large kitchen & breakfast room has Kensington Haze units and integral Neff & Bosch appliances including a double oven, hob with extractor above, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. It also has garden doors and ample space for a table and chairs. A utility room is adjacent with the oil fired boiler and a back door to the garden. Also accessed from the hall is the study. On the first floor the landing has an airing cupboard, 4 bedrooms, 2 en suites and a family bathroom. The luxurious master bedroom suite has built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. The guest room also has an en-suite shower room and bedrooms 3 and 4 are also doubles.

Outside

The entrance drive to the property leads to the double garage and also provides ample parking space. On the sunny south side of the house the garden is walled with a flagstone paved terrace ideal for al fresco dining with a lawn beyond.

About the area

Kingsdon is a small historic village with just over 150 houses that nestles in the undulating hills of South Somerset with far reaching views to the east and south. With excellent transport links, Kingsdon lies halfway between the Roman settlement of Ilchester and the ancient market town of Somerton and retains an old-world charm. There is no through traffic and a wealth of historic cottages and elegant houses of individual character line the quiet streets. The 13th Century church, lovely old pub with great food, community shop, village hall and numerous clubs and activities all help to add to the unique spirit of this very special place. Much of the parish is farmed retaining a traditional small field structure, which is particularly beneficial to a wide range of wildlife. The National Trust property of Lytes Cary is just a mile from the village centre. For more info see www.kingsdon.org

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Somerton provides a wide range of services and amenities and close by are other small towns including Street, Glastonbury, Wells, Castle Cary, Yeovil and Sherborne. Bristol, Bath and Taunton are also within easy reach. There are excellent state and independent schools which include a primary school in Charlton Mackrell and another in Somerton, Secondary schools in Street and Huish Episcopi and an excellent 6th form college (Strode College) again in Street. Independent schools include, Millfield (at Street & Glastonbury), Wells Cathedral and the schools at Bruton and Sherborne.

Directions

From Street head south on the B3151 for approximately 7 miles passing Somerton. Take the second left turn for Kingsdon at the bottom of the hill into Lodge Road. Bear right and the site entrance will be found on the right hand side. From the A303: at the Podimore roundabout take the exit onto the A372 signposted Langport and Somerton. Take the second right onto the B3151. Take the next right into Lodge Road. Bear right and the site entrance will be found on the right hand side.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

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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Lime Tree Close Kingsdon
Somerton TA11 7JZ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
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