East Coker, Yeovil


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A three bedroom detached chalet bungalow conveniently located, with a useful range of outbuildings, extensive parking, garden and paddocks. In all approximately 1.4 acres EPC Band E


Chestnut Lodge is situated on the outskirts of Yeovil, yet within the parish of East Coker. Although located just of the A30 it enjoys a rural feel, with delightful southerly views over the countryside. Yeovil is within 2 miles where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found, together with a mainline rail link to London Waterloo and Exeter. The A303 is also really accessible being within approximately 6 miles.


Chestnut Lodge comprises an individually designed three bedroom chalet bungalow, built approximately 30 years ago. It is constructed principally of Hamstone and is contained beneath a tiled roof. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and uPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout. The property enjoys the benefit of excellent road access with extensive parking/yard area, together with a useful range of outbuildings, including large workshop with lean to. Surrounding the property are levelled gardens, together with adjoining paddock with the entire site extending to approximately 1.4 acres.


Recessed porch with uPVC door to entrance hallway currently used as a study with open tread staircase to the first floor and door leading to the sitting room with views from two aspects, including glazed french door to sun terrace. Recessed multi-fuel stove with shelving to side. The adjoining kitchen/dining room is well fitted and comprises 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps. Adjoining worktop surrounds with a good range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Space for range cooker with extractor hood over and space for dishwasher. Large pantry and views from three aspects including glazed french door to sun terrace. Further door leads to the rear hall/utility room with uPVC door to rear. Space and plumbing for washing machine, large store cupboard and Grant oil fired boiler. Adjoining cloakroom with low level WC and corner wash hand basin.

From the hallway is the inner hall with access to two double bedrooms and the family bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level WC.

On the first floor is a landing area with trap access to roof void. Eaves storage and deep cupboard. Door leading to the principal bedroom with wonderful views, eaves storage which also houses the pressurised hot water cylinder and adjoining en suite bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.


The property is approached off the lane leading to East/ North Coker and Hardington with a driveway leading to a large turning/yard area providing extensive parking and access to a useful range of outbuildings, including large workshop protected by metal roller door and metal sheeted door and connected with power and light, along with an adjoining lean to. Other outbuildings include a timber shed and two container units.

Surrounding the property are level gardens laid mainly to lawn with cold water tap, oil tank and raised paved sun terrace to side. Adjoining the gardens is a paddock which is part hedged, with post and rail fencing and is tree lined with metal gate opening onto the main road. In total the grounds extend to approximately 1.4 acres.


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


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


Please note that the property has a Certificate of Lawfulness, against the original agricultural tie, so can be occupied by anyone.


Adjacent to Chestnut Lodge is a property called Pinwood (the original farmhouse) which is also available to purchase as a whole with the remaining land of approximately 4 acres.


The property is being sold with an uplift clause with an overage payment of 25% of any increase in value attributable to the grant of planning permission for any additional residential properties within a period of 25 years.


From Yeovil town centre take the A30 towards Crewkerne and on leaving the town just before the BP/ M&S garage turn left towards Hardington and East Coker. The entrance drive will be seen a short distance along on the left hand side.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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