An excellent single storey conversion requiring some updating set in walled gardens, along with some useful outbuildings. SOLD AT AUCTION. EPC Band G.
Abbots Hideaway lies close to Wiveliscombe, a small town and parish, just half a mile away. It provides a good range of local amenities, including shops, butchers, church, medical centre, vets, library, public houses, primary and secondary schools. Wiveliscombe also provides an excellent range of recreational facilities including an open air swimming pool.
Wellington, a nearby town of just 7.5 miles away offers a range of supermarkets and several independent shops, whilst Taunton a county town offers a more extensive range of amenities along with an excellent range of independent schools.
Access to the M5 Junction 26 is just 10 miles away, however, Junction 25 and 27 are easily accessible as well and also provide regular rail services to London Paddington.DESCRIPTION
This unusual conversion of a former Abbotsfield House potting shed has provided a fabulous single storey accommodation, where you can enjoy fine views from a private walled garden. The current owner has adapted the property to provide a one bedroom self-contained annexe, however this can be easily reversed to create a spacious, full dwelling.ACCOMODATION
The accommodation is a three bedroom detached dwelling. At one end of the property there is the master bedroom with dressing room, along with a bathroom and one other bedroom. The bathroom comprises a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail and tiled bath. The kitchen has a 1.5 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over and adjoining tiled worktop comprising ceramic hob with cupboards underneath. There is space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher and pantry providing useful storage.
The kitchen gives access to a sitting room featuring an open stone fireplace. Both rooms look out onto South facing walled gardens. From here you move through to a further bedroom with shower room along with a cloakroom comprising a low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. The house can be accessed from various points around the property. The property benefits from a further cloakroom which has access from the garden.OUTSIDE
Abbots Hideaway is within the original large walled garden of Abbotsfield House, which provides privacy. A drive that leads down to the single garage also provides off street parking for two vehicles. Steps ascend to the higher garden that includes a level lawn, vegetable patch, greenhouse hide, fishing shed and summerhouse/log cabin. The South facing garden lies to the front of the property and features a pond and patio area from which Abbots Hideaway boasts a picturesque and uninterrupted view for many miles.
In addition to this, there is also a large workshop, connected with power and light. At the other side of the property there is additional parking with pedestrian access to Abbots Hideaway.METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by public auction (unless sold prior) on Tuesday 9th May 2017. To be held at The Hartnoll Hotel, Bolham, Tiverton, EX16 7RA. The vendor has the right to withdraw or alter any lot prior to the auction.LEGAL PACK
Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of the sale should be obtained from the sellers solicitors. It is the purchasers responsibility to make all the necessary requirements prior to the auction.SELLERS SOLICITOR
Mr Chris Maybury of Jacobs and Reeves Solicitors, 25 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1UD. 01202 880382DEFINITION OF GUIDE AND RESERVE
Guide price(s) are an indication of the sellers expectation.
Reserve price(s) are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction. We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range.
Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment through agents, Stags, on 01823 662822SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Mains gas is available at a point in the garage. Electric night storage heating.DIRECTIONS
From Wellington head north to Milverton and on reaching the B3227 turn left signposted Wiveliscombe. On entering the town continue across the roundabout towards the town centre and continue straight over the traffic lights in the centre of the town. Proceed out of Wiveliscombe past recreational ground and after approximately 400m take the right hand turn into Abbotsfield House by the Lodge House. Proceed up the private drive and you will find a drive on the left hand side giving access to Abbots Hideaway and one other property.