Neals Lane, Chetnole, Sherborne
£950,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A wonderful Grade II Listed attached farmhouse with an adjoining two bedroom self-contained annexe set within beautiful mature grounds of 0.65 acres. EPC Exempt Grade II Listed. Freehold Council Tax Band F

SITUATION

Carpenters is situated within the sought after village of Chetnole which lies approximately 7 miles south of the historic Abbey town of Sherborne. It benefits from a public house, church and railway station (on the Bath to Weymouth line) along with a number of clubs and societies based in the village hall. The nearby village of Yetminster has a post office/general store, primary school, health centre and vets. The village is well placed to gain access to the larger towns of Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil which provide an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities. The region is also very well known for both it s private and public schools. Communication links are good with a mainline railway station at Sherborne linking directly with London Waterloo and good road links along the A303 joined at Wincanton.

DESCRIPTION

Carpenters is a wonderful Grade II Listed attached farmhouse constructed principally of stone and set beneath a slate roof. It boasts a wealth of character features including inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams, including a crossbeam ceiling within the dining room. There is also a single storey attached two bedroom self-contained annexe, adding income potential. Outside the property enjoys generous gardens and grounds which have been beautifully landscaped with fine specimens of trees, sweeping lawns, pond and a most productive kitchen garden. There is also extensive parking and a large detached double garage with adjoining workshop. In all approximately 0.65 acres.

DIRECTIONS

From Yeovil take the A37 towards Dorchester. After approximately 7 miles turn left signposted Stockwood/Chetnole/Leigh. After approximately 1 miles at the junction in Chetnole turn left, then the first turning right into Neals Lane. Carpenters will be found a short distance along, on the right hand side.

ACCOMMODATION

Tiled porch with wooden front door with two stained glass windows, opening into the entrance lobby, with exposed stone wall, timber panelling and exposed wall timbers with further door into the entrance hallway. Doors to kitchen, study and opening into the dining room with a sealed Inglenook fireplace with beam over. Attractive boxed beam ceiling, stairs to the first floor with cupboard under and views from two aspects. Door leads into the drawing room with Inglenook fireplace with inset log burner on a brick hearth with beam over and bread oven. Recessed cupboards and display shelves to the side, window seat and exposed beams; fitted bookshelves, large walk-in cupboard with shelving, internal door to the annexe and glazed French doors leading to the garden. The study enjoys two windows to front with exposed beams, wall timbers, glazed French doors lead through to the spacious kitchen/dining room with wonderful views of its gardens. The kitchen has been extensively fitted with a bespoke kitchen comprising an Everhot electric range cooker including two ovens, one grill, warming oven, two hot plates and one induction plate; adjoining Oak worktops together with an excellent range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, a large Island unit with useful cupboards beneath; built in semi-circular Pine bench, Oak flooring and useful pantry. Door to the laundry room with slate floor, plumbing for washing machine and stable door to garden. Adjoining cloakroom with low level WC, vanity unit, heated towel rail and slate floor.

Landing with window to rear, airing cupboard and trap access to the roof void, being part boarded and insulated. Bedroom one enjoys views from two aspects including window seat and range of fitted wardrobes, along with a shower cubicle, adjoining cloakroom with low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Bedroom three has and attractive sealed fireplace with beam over, fitted cupboard and wardrobe with window to front. Bedroom two enjoys fine views over the rear garden. Bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment and pedestal wash hand basin. Separate cloakroom with low level WC.

SINGLE STOREY ANNEXE - CURRENTLY LET ON A.S.T.

Glazed entrance porch with quarry tiled floor and glazed door leading to the sitting/dining room with a curved brick fireplace with inset log burner and views from two aspects. Kitchen comprising 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with adjoining worktops and a range of cupboards and drawers, halogen hob with extractor over. Inner hallway with fitted cupboard and hanging rail. Bedroom one with fitted wardrobe, beams and display shelves. Bedroom two with exposed beams and display shelves. Bathroom comprising enamelled bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin and low level WC. Outside the annexe enjoys its own enclosed patio garden.

OUTSIDE

Five bar timber gate, hung from stone pillars opens onto a gravelled driveway bounded by shrub borders providing ample parking and access to the detached double garage/workshop, approached through twin up and over doors and is connected with power and light, together with workshop area to the rear with window and door to side.

The front garden is walled with a wrought iron gate and path leading to the front door. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with well clipped box hedging and various climbers to the front elevation.

The rear gardens and grounds have been lovingly landscaped and include a large south facing sun terrace; extensive lawned gardens interspersed with mature hedging providing various garden areas. There is a most productive kitchen garden with numerous raised beds including an Asparagus bed, together with a fruit cage and large Strawberry beds. Useful garden shed connected with power and water, log store and aluminium framed greenhouse. The gardens and grounds are well stocked with a fine selection of trees including Oak, Copper Beech, Cedar, Poplar, Silver Birch, Chestnut and various Hazels. There is also a fine selection of fruit trees including Apple, Pear and Plum. At the far end of the garden there is a delightful wooded wildlife garden bounded by a stream. In total the grounds extend to approximately 0.65 acres.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Night storage heating.

VIEWINGS

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

01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

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

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