Somerton SOMERSET

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  • A Well Equipped Residential and Private Equestrian Property
  • Set In Approx. 3.7 Acres with Lovely Views
  • Spacious Detached Chalet Style Three Bedroom Residence
  • Excellent Outbuildings Inc Three Looses Boxes and Covered Yard, Rug Room and Adjoining Storage Barn
  • Spacious Separate Home Office
  • 40m x 25m Manege
  • Adjoining Level Paddock Land

Set in approx. 3.7 acres a spacious 3 bedroom chalet bungalow with excellent equestrian facilities inc. stabling, barns & manege, in an accessible rural location

Bowercombe is a rurally situated residential and private equestrian property situated just to the south of the popular market town of Somerton. The property has been utilised by the vendors for private equestrian use for many years and in the agent’s opinion, has excellent equestrian facilities including a manege, stabling with a covered yard / work area and adjoining rug and work room, and a good size barn and store adjoining.

We understand from the vendors that within a reasonable hacking distance along Upper Langport Road there is access to lane hacking and further woodland riding beyond. Further details available with the vendor.

As well as the excellent equestrian facilities there is also a very good outbuilding that has been utilised previously by the vendors as a home office from where they have run their own small business.

The nearby village of Somerton is a pretty and historic village with an extensive range of independent shops and retailers including public houses, a bank, library, doctors and dental surgeries, as well as primary schooling. There is secondary schooling at nearby Huish Episcopi and sixth form colleges at both Yeovil and Street. Street is also the home of Millfield School and Clarks Village Outlet, famous for its shoes.

There is a mainline rail link at nearby Castle Cary, with access to London Paddington and Yeovil (Waterloo Line). To the south the A303 and the Podimore Roundabout is readily accessible, giving excellent east/west access.

Price Guide £675,000 Ref: JN6389

THE RESIDENCE

A spacious chalet style residence with double glazing and mains gas central heating. The property also has fourteen owned solar panels, professionally installed. There is the following accommodation with approx. room sizes:

Conservatory 20’ x 12’8 (about 6.1m x 3.9m) new in 2012, with self-cleaning roof, twin sliding doors to the Patio Seating Area, side door, electric heaters.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 20’ x 12’6 (about 6.1m x 3.9m) oak fronted fitted kitchen with Kashmir Lime granite worksurfaces, 4 ring De Dietrich induction hob, extractor, De Dietrich double oven/double grill (both ovens having pyrotechnics), pantry, inset double sink with mixer tap, carousel, two windows, entry phone system

Utility Room 8’7 x 8’4 (about 2.6m x 2.5m) door to:

Conservatory, wall-mounted Viessmann gas fired boiler, radiator, door leading to:

Jack and Jill Shower Room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC, window, extractor, (also serving Bedroom Two)

Conservatory 12’4 max x 8’8 max (about 3.7m x 2.7m) currently utilised as a Laundry Room with plumbing for both dishwasher and washing machine, double doors to outside

Sitting Room 17’10 max x 12’8 max (about 5.4m x 3.9m) wall and ceiling lighting, fireplace with 4kw wood-burning stove, radiator

Inner Hall front door, stairs to first floor

Ground Floor Bedroom Three 11’6 x 10’7 (about 3.5m x 3.2m) radiator

Bedroom 11’6 x 10’8 (about 3.5m x 3.3m) radiator, door to Jack and Jill Shower Room

First Floor

Landing / Office Area built-in double door wardrobe,  plus walk-in wardrobe, under eaves access, Velux rooflight with lovely view, walk-in linen cupboard

Bedroom One 19’7 max x 14’5 (about 6m x 4.4m) rear Velux window with lovely view, side window with view, radiator

Family Bath/Shower Room 13’4 x 8’9 (about 4.1m x 2.7m) roll top bath, WC wash hand basin, slipper shaped shower cubicle, under eaves storage, concealed radiator

 

Price Guide £675,000Ref: JN6389

OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND

The property is set well back off the road and initially the private entrance leads into a large parking and turning area. There is the a further gated access with entry phone leading to another car parking and turning area, and also the access trackway which leads on past the residence and on down to the buildings.

To the front there is a large garden area, screened by mature laurel hedging which is lawned with mature tree. Immediately to the rear there is a lawned garden area with Patio which leads into a pleasant small woodland coppice area with Orchard beyond having plum, apple, cherry trees etc. On the other side of the driveway there is a useful Store / Shed 26’6 x 17’6 (about 8.1m x 5.3m) with light and power.

Further along the good access trackway there are two further  large grass/lawned garden area (potential paddocks) and within one of these areas is the Cabin / Home Office. This building has separate oil-fired central heating with a Worcester Bosch boiler and is approximately 33’ x 16‘6 (about 10m x 5m) double-skinned and insulated, with a Kitchenette Area, WC and sink, and comprising single-skin Entrance Porch and the Double-skinned Main building. The vendors, for many years ran a small business from this building and it makes an excellent Home Office.

Further on there is a further large hard-standing ideal for parking and Implement Stores and then a gated access into the main Equestrian Area. There is an excellent Main Outbuilding  95’ x 28’ (about 28.9m x 8.6m) ext which comprises a high double doored entrance to one end giving excellent access for diggers and plant etc, this then leads into an L-Shaped Barn Area with a front Loose Box with three infrared heaters (currently utilised for storage) plus potential internal box. There is then a useful Rug Room/Tack Room 18’ x 12’ (about 5.5m x 3.6m) with sink, window, small wall heater, small water heater. Beyond this there is a Covered Yard/Grooming Area with light, power and hot/cold water supplies, and Two Integral Loose Boxes each 13’6 x 13’6 int (about 4.1m x 4.1m). At the far end is a Mono-pitch Barn 24’ x 12’ (about 7.3m x 3.6m) utilised as a Hay Store.

On the opposite side lies the Manege c. 40m x 25m with Equisand and Fibre surface and post and rail surround. The Land then adjoins and lies beyond and comprises one main block of level pastureland which is strip fenced by the vendors. Within the land there is a Double Field Shelter 24’ x 12’ (about 7.3m x 3.6m) with a concrete pad to the front, with rubber matting, and a further Single Field Shelter 14’ x 10’ (about 4.3m x 3m) both on skids. There is also a Muck Heap Area and Outside Tap. There are also some beautiful views from the land on a clear day.

IN ALL APPROX. 3.7 ACRES

 (About 1.5 Hectares)

 

Price Guide £675,000Ref: JN6389