Puckington, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming detached thatched cottage with lovely gardens situated close to the centre of this popular village. Three bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen / breakfast room, beautiful mature gardens, garage and parking. No onward chain.


The Old Post Office is situated close to the centre of Puckington, which is a highly popular village, due to a strong community. The property is very well placed for access to main transport routes with Junction 25 of the M5 being within 10 miles, the A358 within 3 miles, as are the town of Ilminster and the A303. Ilminster provides a wide range of amenities including independent shops, super markets, post office, and churches of various denominations, the thriving arts centre and other community facilities. Puckington is within a mile of the village of Barrington, which has a public house and is home to beautiful National Trust's Barrington Court. The countryside surrounding Puckington is delightful rural Somerset and provides miles of delightful walks. The property has a rural feel, yet is readily accessible to transport networks. Taunton, the county town provides a further range of facilities. There is a mainline railway link to London Paddington with trains in 1 hour 45 minutes. Taunton is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club and Taunton Racecourse.


The Old Post Office is a charming Grade II listed detached cottage being of architectural and historical importance. The property is thatched and tiled with rendered elevations and has delightful gardens that surround the property. The Old Post Office benefits from a driveway, which leads to a separate garage and therefore provides ample parking. Due to the age of the property and the listing there are many charming period features to include lovely fireplaces, flagstone floors and exposed beams.


In detail, the accommodation comprises an enclosed entrance porch that leads into the entrance hall. A door provides access to the dining room with a Victorian style cast iron fireplace with a window seat enjoying views to the front. There is a door to the sitting room, which is a dual aspect room with an open fireplace with brick surround. There is a dado rail with feature frieze. The downstairs bathroom has a low level WC, corner shower, freestanding bath and a wash hand basin. The kitchen has a range of units, together with a single drainer sink unit. There is ample space for fridge, freezer and a cooker. The kitchen leads into a breakfast area, which has two large windows giving lovely views over the rear garden and the patio area. There is a door to a pantry and a door to the utility room, which gives access to the cloakroom with a low level WC and wash hand basin. The utility room houses the boiler.


Stairs rise to the first floor landing with a large cupboard and access to the three bedrooms. Bedroom one is a dual aspect room. Bedroom two has elm floorboards, together with a small cast iron fireplace. Bedroom three is a dual aspect room with views over the garden.


The Old Post Office has lovely gardens on three sides of the property. To the left of the driveway there are large expanses of lawn, with flower and shrub borders surrounding. There are well stocked flower and shrub borders to the right of the driveway.


There is a garage, which provides ample space for one vehicle and has workshop space. There is a nice area to sit out to the rear of the property and the side garden has a rockery with interconnecting water feature. There is a shed and a greenhouse.


From the M5 Junction 25 take the A358 in an easterly direction towards Ilminster. After approximately 7 miles, turn left sign posted Ilton. Continue along this road for approximately 2 miles to the T-Junction. Turn left and continue for just over a mile into the village of Puckington. The Old Post Office can be found on the left hand side after a short distance.

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

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