Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Yeovil Estate Agent in BA20 1EQ
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7 bed Bungalow property

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Listed Feb 4, 2024
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" 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 income potential.

Conveniently situated close to the centre of Crewkerne, Highlands also enjoys easy access to the South Coast and surrounding Somerset Dorset countryside.

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 proportioned rooms.

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.

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 points.

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.

To the rear of the main house are two separate annexes holiday cottages which have been superbly converted from original outbuildings.

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. "

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Nearby Schools
Maiden Beech Academy
St Bartholomew's Church of England First School
Ashlands Church of England First School
Wadham School
Misterton Church of England First School
Nearby Stations
Crewkerne Station
Yeovil Junction Station
Yeovil Pen Mill Station
Thornford Station
Chetnole Station
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