Dorchester Road, Yeovil

£950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
A most impressive Grade II* listed former farmhouse providing extensive accommodation, currently used for B&B but perfect for a large family or multi-generational living and all set in grounds of approximately 1 acre. EPC Exempt Grade II* listed

SITUATION

Key Farm House is conveniently situated just 2 miles south of Yeovil, adjacent to the A37 on the Dorchester Road. Yeovil offers an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities, together with a mainline railway station to London Waterloo and Exeter. The area is also well serviced by independent schools including Hazlegrove, Sherborne Girls and Boys schools and Millfield. The A303 is also within easy reach together with the M5 situated at junction 25 on the outskirts of Taunton.

DESCRIPTION

Key Farm House is a Grade II* listed property being of special architectural or historic interest. The house originates from the 1600 s but has evolved over the century s and is constructed in a mixture of brick and Hamstone with part rendered elevations, under a part slate and tiled roof. The property offers spacious and flexible accommodation with modern facilities whilst retaining impressive period features including, flagstone floors, cast iron and Hamstone fireplaces, Mullion windows and a striking panelled drawing room. . The property is currently used as a Bed and Breakfast but would make an excellent family home or for multi-generational living.

ACCOMMODATION

Oak front door with canopy leads into the entrance hall with Oak flooring, superb Hamstone inglenook fireplace, cloakroom and staircase rising to the first floor. Stone pillars provide access into the sitting room with views from three aspects, including glazed French doors to courtyard. The adjoining garden room has a tiled floor and door to courtyard, access to the storage room and hallway. The hallway leads to a further front door with door returning to the garden room and staircase rising to the first floor. The adjoining drawing room has magnificent panelled walls, exposed beams, wooden flooring, cast iron fireplace and views from two aspects, both with window seats. The former study currently used as a bedroom with en suite shower room. Stairs leading down to the cellar with Mullioned window, light and power. The kitchen/breakfast room boasts a four oven Aga, ceiling beam and flagstone floor. Stainless steel sink, adjoining worktops and a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. A further staircase to the first floor and door to boot room with quarry tiles floor and door to side. The dining room is another attractive room with stunning fireplace with exposed beam over, views from two aspects, both with window seats and drinks cupboard alcove. Access through to the utility room with tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, oil fired boiler and door to outside. Adjoining cloakroom.

On the first floor is a long landing with a range of linen cupboards and two airing cupboards both with hot water cylinders. There are six bedrooms, four with en suites together with a shower room.

OUTSIDE

A double gated gravelled driveway sweeps around to the property, providing ample parking and turning. There is also a concrete slab with lapsed planning for a triple garage. Adjoining the drive is a large expanse of lawn with various shrubs and trees, together with six mature Oaks. Feature rockery and useful store room housing the oil tank.

To the front and side of the property are enclosed private gardens being mainly walled with gravelled path to front door with lawns either side, with well stocked flower and shrub borders and useful Hamstone outbuilding. In total the grounds extend to approximately 1 acre.

GRANARY BUILDING

Located to the rear of the property is a detached Granary building supported by staddle stones and in need of some repair, but provides useful storage.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with the vendors selling agent, Stags Yeovil office telephone 01935 475000

DIRECTIONS

From Yeovil take the A37 towards Dorchester. At the roundabout by The Red House pub continue straight over and before the next turning to Sutton Bingham, the entrance drive to property will be seen on the right hand side, being the second of two main entrances.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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