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Mill Lane, Shapwick Guide Price £750,000

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  • Beautifully presented Georgian style detached family residence
  • Truly fabulous views across open countryside to the front
  • Solar panels that generate an income in excess of £2000 per annum
  • Four large double bedrooms including superb master with en-suite
  • Four wonderfully proportioned reception rooms plus a study
  • Detached double garage and driveway parking for multiple vehicles
  • Spectacular gardens having been extensively landscaped by our client
  • Booking a viewing at the earliest opportunity is highly advised

A truly impressive Georgian style detached residence standing in large established gardens and located in a country lane with extensive westerly views over typical Somerset countryside.

Old Orchard House was built in 1992 and in more recent years has been extended providing spacious, light and generously proportioned rooms with high plaster coved ceilings with some having decorative ceiling roses. Wide moulded skirting boards, architraves and internal panelled doors.. Construction is of reconstructed stone incorporating Georgian style elevations with decorative quoin stones, matching window mouldings and sills beneath a tiled roof. Heating is provided by an oil central heating system and windows are Upvc double glazed or traditional timber sash style with inset double glazed units.

Accommodation
Accessed from the front elevation through a large double-glazed entrance porch with ceramic tiled floor and a timber panelled door leading to a spacious reception hall with large under-stair storage cupboard. An impressive formal drawing room features a dual fuel burner with period style surround, marble hearth and fireback and pleasant outlook to front via two windows. Continue through double doors and into a sitting room where french doors open onto a large patio terrace providing a delightful outlook over the garden, another door opens into the kitchen. Returning to the reception hall where double doors open into the dining room having two windows overlooking the front garden. A door leads into the hub of the home, the kitchen/breakfast room, also accessed from the reception hall. A fabulous space where a wide arch from the breakfast room steps down into an attractive kitchen featuring a high vaulted ceiling with Velux roof lights, sure to tick the box for keen cooks and families. Fitted with ample base, wall and drawer units with solid wood work top surfaces and tiled splash backs over. Integrated dishwasher and fridge, space for a seven burner Range style cooker with cooker hood over. The ceramic tiled floor continues into the cloakroom and utility room. Fitted units comprising stainless steel sink, base/floor cupboard, fitted work surface, space for a washing machine and the Grant oil fired boiler. A double-glazed door to rear garden. From the breakfast room an arched opening into a lobby provides a shelved storage cupboard and door into the study. From the first floor galleried landing a window affords unrestricted views over open countryside, an airing cupboard, loft access via a drop down ladder and doors to the family bathroom and four double bedrooms all having the benefit of built in wardrobes and pleasant views either over the landscaped garden from the rear or unrestricted views to front over typical Somerset farmland. The master bedroom includes an en-suite shower room. The spacious family bathroom is fitted with a white Heritage suite comprising wide double ended bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and shower enclosure.

Outside
The property is approached through a five bar entrance gate over a tarmac driveway with parking and turning area in front of the house. A secondary five bar gate leads to further driveway parking in front of the detached double garage. The garden area to the front comprises lawn, shrubs and decorative trees being contained within a mature boundary hedge. The rear garden comprises a large walled patio terrace extending from the rear elevation, also entered from the sitting room and utility. Continue onto a beautifully manicured and level lawn, with raised rockery and established shrub and flower borders.  A footbridge leads to an additional garden area which has been creatively landscaped and comprises paved seating area with timber pergola, established climbers, raised sleeper edged beds, fruit and decorative trees.  The garden is enclosed within a timber panelled fence and tall neighbouring natural stone boundary wall.

Location
The property is situated in the popular Polden Hill village of Shapwick which is set amidst scenic Somerset countryside. Primary schooling can be found in the neighbouring villages of Catcott and Ashcott and the thriving town of Street is within approximately 5 miles with its sporting and recreational facilities including both indoor and open air swimming pools and Strode Theatre. The nearest M5 motorway interchange at Dunball, Bridgwater is within 8 miles with Bristol, Bath and Taunton 38 and 23 miles distant respectively.

Directions
From Street proceed towards Bridgwater on the A39 passing through the villages of Walton and Ashcott.  After approximately 3 miles just past the Albion Inn at Ashcott, turn right signposted to Shapwick.  Proceed down the hill into the village negotiating the sharp right hand bend, continue and take the second left tuning into Butchers Lane.  Turn right into Mill Lane where the property will soon be identified on the right hand side.



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Name Location Type Distance
Mill Lane
Shapwick TA7 9ND
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: AIS5987
Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 June 2022 14:11
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