Naish Barton, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A fascinating character cottage with fantastic character features, located in a wonderful semi-rural position. The accommodation includes 3 generous bedrooms, 2 reception rooms and 2 bathrooms. Outside there is a patio abutting the rear of the house and a detached rear garden. Parking is available in a shared courtyard. EPC Band E


April Cottage is a fascinating property which is thought to have origins as far back as the 15th century and as such is full of character features. Believed to have originated as a pair of shepherd's cottages serving a local estate. The traditional cottage frontage, with it's Hamstone elevations and Flagstone floors. The sitting and dining rooms hold inglenook fireplaces set in stone walls, and enjoy charming window seats. Within the kitchen, there is a butler's sink, space for a range cooker and space beneath for additional appliances. The garden room is the perfect link between indoor and outdoor living with a tiled floor. On the first floor, the master bedroom, dressing area and en suite bathroom, interlinks with bedroom 2 yet, owing a second staircase, the bedroom can be independently accessed, allowing a degree of separation. Bedrooms 2 and 3, which are both accessed from the primary staircase, are serviced by the family shower room.


April Cottage enjoys charming, south-facing gardens. At the rear of the house is a gravelled patio. Set slightly apart from the house, the rest of the garden comprises a primarily level, fenced area, with mature plants and a pond, is a haven for wildlife. Several seating areas are nestled within the garden. Three sheds on the western border of the garden provide storage. The central courtyard, is shared between 5 properties, parking is available.


There is a pedestrian right of way across part of the garden path for a neighbouring property to access their garden.


The property is situated in a semi-rural position on the edge of East Coker; a highly sought after village. Amenities include a primary school, public house, cafe, beauty room, village hall, church and farm shop within easy reach. Yeovil is in easy reach and offers a broad range of shopping, leisure, health care facilities; including a choice of supermarkets, high street and out-of-town retail options and a district hospital. Slightly further afield, Sherborne and Crewkerne both benefit from Waitrose and a variety of independent shops.


Transport links are good with the A303 a few miles from Yeovil and the A37 Dorchester Road nearby. A bus service stops a short distance from the property, offering transport into Yeovil. Mainline stations within Yeovil offer regular rail services to London (Waterloo), Exeter, Bristol and Bath. The M5 can be joined at Taunton (J25).


A variety of state and independent schools available. East Coker has a primary school and also enjoys proximity to Sherborne Schools, Perrott Hill and The Park, and Millfield at Street is within easy reach.


Mains water, drainage and electricity. Electric heating (Night storage heaters)


Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs. Stags, Yeovil Office, telephone 01935 475000.


From Yeovil follow the A30 towards Crewkerne and shortly before the Yeovil Court Hotel turn left onto Nash Lane. Follow the road around to the left and continue for approximately 300m after the last of the houses, bearing left around the sharp bend, whereafter the property can be found on the right hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

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4-6 Park Rd, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1DZ

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