The Batch, Wincanton

£625,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Quintessential Grade II Listed Grand Old Period Family Home with a Mature Walled Garden & Ample Parking Close to the Town Centre with Tourism and Leisure Opportunities

LOCATION

Gillingham 8 miles, A303 4 miles, Bruton 5 miles, Shaftesbury 13 miles, Castle Cary 6 miles

Airports: Bristol International 39 miles

Trains: Castle Cary to London Paddington approx 1.5 hours

Batch House is found in an older part of Wincanton, fronting the road and surrounded on two sides by a large walled garden. Within easy walking distance of the town centre and a short drive from the A303

EDUCATION

Good range of local public and private schools nearby including Gillingham, Port Regis and St Mary's Shaftesbury, King's, Sunnyhill and Sexey's at Bruton, Sherborne Boys and Girls, Bryanston and Claysmore at Blandord, Hazelgrove Prep at Sparkford and Millfield at Street. Independent schools details www.iscis.uk.net. State schools information from www.north-dorset.gov.uk

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

Wincanton offers a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities including Morrisons and a Leisure Centre with further choice of retail facilities in Gillingham. Bruton offers Art galleries, a wine bar and several restaurants. Good walking and cycling routes can be found in surrounding villages and on Wincanton Common. Racing is at Wincanton and Salisbury. For further tourism and leisure information see www.dorsetforyou.com

THE PROPERTY

A grand old lady of a house, parts of which are believed to date back to the 17th Century with newer Georgian additions, it is Grade II Listed. Full of character features including large bay windows to the front, arched corridors, high ceilings, open fireplaces and timber beams. The current owners extended the kitchen to create a modern and flexible kitchen / dining area with a central island and vaulted ceiling, spiral staircase to a mezzanine level and a dining area overlooking the garden. Externally there is a mature walled garden with an old treehouse, large shed and gravel parking for several cars.

The accommodation comprises:

Master bedroom with ensuite shower room

5 further double bedrooms

Family bathroom with separate shower and ball and claw rolltop bath

Shower room

Modern kitchen / dining area with mezzanine level and spiral staircase

Dining and Drawing room both with open fireplaces and a bay window

Sitting room with large open fireplace and wooden beams

Utility room and downstairs cloakroom

OUTBUILDINGS

Sizeable timber workshop with electric

GARDEN

The house sits in 0.3 acres of walled garden. With many mature shrubs, a greenhouse, a small stream, a walnut tree and an old tree house the garden is a child s paradise and offers a country garden within a town. There is ample secure parking accessed by wooden gates in the stone wall.

In addition there is a small piece of land outside the wall perimeter which has recently be purchased by the owners. There is permission to move the wall to increase the garden / parking space should you wish to do so.

AGENT'S NOTES

Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: (smaller font than main text body of brochure)

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.

2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

Health & Safety: Given the potential hazards of a farm we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around farm buildings and machinery. Children must be supervised by their parents on site.

Town and Country Planning The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.

Rights of Way There are no known rights of way across the property.

The property has solar panels generating 2.14kw.

AUTHORITIES

South Somerset District Council Tel: 01935 462462

COUNCIL TAX

Band G. Amount payable £2717.00 2017/18.

SERVICES

Services Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE

Exempt as listed

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation.

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