- A most attractive detached property set on a wide plot ideally situated on a desirable leafy road
- Convenient for Millfield School, countryside walks and town amenities which are all within walking distance
- Offering flexible accommodation that is perfect for families, keen gardeners and professionals looking for generous work space
- Enjoying five/six bedrooms, three reception rooms, large study, two bathrooms, cloakroom, utility and spacious loft useful for storage
- Stunning gardens to the side and rear of the house facing due south, well stocked with a wonderful variety of trees
- Tremendous scope to extend and improve subject to planning permission and necessary consents
This charming and handsome detached residence boasts ample accommodation including five/six bedrooms and three reception rooms allowing for flexible use ideal for families, professionals looking to work from home and keen gardeners alike, occupying a fantastic plot in a most desirable setting close to Millfield School and countryside walks.
This much-loved family home has plenty to offer buyers who will either love it for its traditional form or want it for the potential it affords, having tremendous scope to improve and extend subject to planning permission and necessary consents.
Leading from the front elevation there are two separate entrance doors, which has been most useful for the current owners who were able to work from home without encroaching on their personal living space. The central hall features an original quarry tile floor, staircase ascending to the first floor and doors off to the reception rooms and cloakroom. The principal reception room is light, spacious with attractive fireplaces and an outlook over the garden and attractive fireplaces. The dining room is conveniently situated next to the kitchen and features a quarry tile floor, built in cupboard and fireplace with inset coal effect gas stove. An attractive kitchen is fitted with a modern range of base, wall and drawer units, wood effect work tops, sink unit, built-in appliances including a double electric oven and gas hob and there is space for a dishwasher. Continue into the utility/boot room with space for appliances and door opening out to the front of the property. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a large study with original parquet floor, built in storage, fireplace and door opening onto the rear garden, it could also be used as another reception room or ground floor bedroom.
To the first floor there are five double bedrooms all with lovely outlooks and a single bedroom connected to one of the larger bedrooms which would make a lovely dressing room or nursery. The master bedroom enjoys the benefit of an en-suite shower room and attractive outlook over the garden. The family bathroom is appointed with a white suite and airing cupboard. Hatch access from the landing leading to a spacious loft useful for storage.
Occupying a wide plot covering just over a quarter of an acre, the stunning gardens lie to the rear and side of the property, all fully enclosed, enjoying a desirable south facing aspect and good degree of privacy. A driveway at the front provides off road parking and leads up to garage/store. There are a wonderful variety of plants and trees, including a Yew tree, Ginko Biloba tree (both subject to a Tree Preservation Order), Magnolia tree and a number of productive fruit trees including a Fig, Pear, Damson, Victoria Plum, Worcester and Bramley Apples. The garden comprises an expanse of lawn with pathways leading around the garden and house and plenty of well-stocked borders boasting a beautiful array of flowering plants, spring bulbs and shrubs. A large vegetable plot, shed and sizeable green house will please green fingered buyers and those seeking a kitchen garden.
Portway is an established and very well-regarded non estate location on the southern side of Street close to Millfield School and countryside walks. Street is a thriving Mid-Somerset town famous as the home of Clarks shoes and Millfield school. Street provides primary and secondary schooling, Strode College, Strode Theatre, indoor and open air swimming pools, a health centre, library and a choice of pubs and restaurants. The historic centre of Glastonbury is 2.5 miles and the city of Wells 9 miles. Street is also well placed for regional commuting being 10.5 miles from the A303 (Podimore junction) and 12 miles from M5 junction 23. Castle Cary railway station, direct line to Paddington is some 12 miles distance.
Proceed from Street towards Somerton on the Somerton Road, B3151. Continue straight ahead at the traffic lights. Pass Millfield School on the left. Pass a turning for Grangefields and take the next right into Portway. Continue along Portway, pass the turning for Petvin Close, number 22 will be found on the left hand side opposite the park.