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The Standards Catcott, Bridgwater Guide Price £400,000

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  • A needle in a haystack! This characterful cottage enjoys a lovely setting together with an attractive two-storey barn.
  • Forming part of The Standards, an attractive group of cottages nestled at the heart of this highly desirable village close to wonderful countryside walks and within easy reach of amenities
  • Enjoying two reception rooms, kitchen with Rayburn, ground floor cloakroom, three double bedrooms, study area and spacious shower room
  • Affording many characterful features throughout to include a lovely inglenook fireplace with wood burner, exposed stone walls and timbers
  • Charming two storey barn, currently providing excellent storage and storage space yet also offers further potential (subject to planning permission and necessary consents)
  • A delightful and secluded walled courtyard garden, parking and garage. close to wonderful countryside walks and within easy reach of amenities

This most attractive and characterful home is a needle in a haystack enjoying a delightful setting at the heart of the village. The cottage affords tastefully appointed, beautifully presented and well maintained accommodation and together with a charming two storey barn, provides a studio/workshop that is ripe for conversion (subject to planning permission and necessary consents).

Accommodation
The front porch shelters a double-glazed oak door opening to a spacious ‘L’ shaped tiled entrance hall with a traditional through passage to the front and rear of the cottage; a staircase ascends to the first floor with utility cupboard and separate coat cupboard beneath. An oak door opens to the sitting room; there is a useful downstairs cloakroom and an arched opening into the dining room. The sitting room is a lovely characterful room featuring painted ceiling timbers and a large inglenook fireplace with a wood burner and flagstone hearth. The dining room features a former fireplace with beam over and recess with built in cupboard. There is plenty of space for a family size table and chairs and an archway leads conveniently into the kitchen. Appointed with a range of stylish units and composite work top surfaces, appliances include a built-in oven, induction hob, tall fridge/freezer and slimline dishwasher. The Rayburn oil fired cooker also providing central heating.

From the light and spacious first floor landing ledge and brace doors open to three double bedrooms, a shower room, airing cupboard and opening to a study area with Velux window. All bedrooms feature exposed stonework, sloped ceilings and timbers and retain original features such a painted stone chimney breast and storage cupboard in bedroom one, recessed shelves in bedroom two and a built-in wardrobe in bedroom three. The shower room is attractively appointed with a white suite including a large walk-in shower.

Outside
The front of the property with small, south facing front garden, is approached by the footpath which leads up from Steel Lane past other cottages. The rear of the property is accessed from Steel Lane where a gravel driveway provides parking and leads up to the garage; fitted with an up and over door, power light and window to side. A gate opens from the drive to a beautiful, secluded walled back garden, with lawn and established borders; a garden with four seasons of interest. The charming barn with its three entrances, has a partitioned ground floor with original stables tiles; it has a sink and WC. The first floor, currently a studio, retains the original 'A' frame close boarded roof and two windows.

Locations
The Standards is an attractive group of cottages nestled at the heart of this highly desirable village. Catcott, a pretty Polden Hill village, is known and appreciated for its community feel and local amenities, including a highly regarded primary school, church and two public houses. The neighbouring village has a Doctors surgery and supermarket, which is just under a mile away. The thriving town of Street just 6.5 miles away offers a good range of facilities including Strode College, Strode Theatre, both indoor and open-air swimming pools and complex of shopping outlets in Clarks Village. Street is also the home of the renowned Millfield Senior School. Catcott is 29 miles from Bristol International Airport, 37 miles from the City of Bristol and 22 miles from the County Town of Taunton.

Directions
From Street take the A39 towards Bridgwater passing through the villages of Walton and Ashcott. After approximately 5 miles, turn right signposted to Catcott. On reaching the crossroads, King William Inn opposite, proceed straight ahead into King William Road. At the 'T' junction (bottom of the hill), turn left into Manor Road and upon reaching the Memorial bear right. Take the next right turning into Steel Lane where the cottage will soon be identified on the right hand side.



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Name Location Type Distance
The Standards Catcott
Bridgwater TA7 9HN
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: AIS7605
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