A superb detached period property set within established grounds on
the outskirts of Crewkerne. Four bedrooms, wonderfully proportioned
accommodation, double garage, ample parking, swimming pool and two
separate annexes holiday cottages.
Highlands is an exemplary early 1900 s detached family home, set
over three floors with the addition of two separate annexes holiday
cottages which provide options for ancillary accommodation or
Conveniently situated close to the centre of Crewkerne, Highlands
also enjoys easy access to the South Coast and surrounding Somerset
This attractive property has enjoyed a rich history since it s
construction in 1907 and benefits from architectural features of
the period such as high ceilings and naturally light, well
There are also a number of original features which include
Victorian style fireplaces, intricate woodwork, ceiling detailing
and most spectacular Arts and Crafts stained glasswork.
The property is entered under an external veranda, through an
entrance lobby to the exceptional entrance hall which boasts an
impressive array of stained glasswork and detailed carpentry.
The two generously sized reception rooms feature ornamental
fireplaces each fitted with a wood burning stove and benefit from
large bay windows which provide an abundance of natural light.
The well equipped kitchen breakfast room comprises a range of wall
and base units, a five ring Rangemaster cooker, an integrated
fridge, freezer, dishwasher and a breakfast bar.
From the kitchen there is access to a convenient downstairs WC, the
conservatory and also the utility room which provides ample space
for additional appliances along with access to the garden.
The bright and airy conservatory offers an excellent additional
reception space which is ideal for family entertaining and features
French doors opening directly onto the garden.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms along with the recently
updated family bathroom and a separate WC.
The lovely master bedroom features a front aspect bay window with
window seat below, a good range of built in wardrobes and an
extremely well appointed en suite bathroom.
The three remaining bedrooms are well
proportioned and all enjoy glorious far reaching views. The fourth
bedroom is currently utilised as a home office.
On the second floor are two sizeable attic loft rooms which offer
potential for conversion to further accommodation subject to
planning permission building regulations but currently provide
excellent storage facilities and flexibility for a home office,
studio or hobbies room.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
We understand that all mains services are connected to the
property. Gas fired central heating.
Somerset Council Band F.
The property is located on the southern outskirts of the pretty
market town of Crewkerne which offers superb local amenities,
including a Waitrose supermarket, Lidl, leisure centre with gym and
pool, a range of shops, bars and cafes along with a direct train
link to London Waterloo.?The A303 trunk road links London to the
south west and the M5 is within easy reach junction 25 can be
joined at Taunton , whilst the larger commercial town of Yeovil is
approximately 9 miles away.
Highlands is well placed for easy access to the Jurassic Coast with
a number of delightful coastal villages and towns approximately 30
minutes drive away.
Highlands is set back from Lyme Road and is approached via a gated
driveway which sweeps past the house to a large parking turning
area and the detached double garage.
The established gardens are a particular feature of the property
with a variety of spaces combining to create a private, safe haven
for all the family. The gardens wrap around the property and are
filled with an exciting range of mature trees, shrubs and planted
beds which provides a wonderful feeling of seclusion.
The main section of garden comprises a number of paved terraces
which are ideal for alfresco dining, BBQ s and entertaining, with
the adjacent covered swimming pool being one of the many selling
There is also a small mixed orchard at the top of the garden, a
well established vegetable garden with dedicated fruit cages and a
good range of sheds and greenhouses.
HOLIDAY COTTAGE ANNEXE
To the rear of the main house are two separate annexes holiday
cottages which have been superbly converted from original
The two bungalows one bedroom and two bedroom offer a wonderful
opportunity to provide a private income as well as suiting
purchasers requiring multi generational living.