An attractive property in a rural yet convenient location, ideal for redevelopment or creation of a grand design, set in three acres. EPC Band F.
This detached 1930's bungalow, with later extensions, sits in an idyllic yet convenient rural position on the fringes of the popular Somerset town of Somerton. The existing property has accommodation comprising lounge, sitting room, dining room, farmhouse style kitchen, four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The property sits within private grounds totalling three acres with formal garden, kitchen garden and large paddock. There are also a number of useful outbuildings. The property would lend itself to the creation of a 'Grand Design' subject to relevant consents.Outside
Shepherds Orchard is approached from the road via a double 5-bar gate, which leads to a parking and turning area with space for a number of vehicles. To one side of this is the timber stable block with three loose boxes and a tack room, there is a further timber barn. Mature formal gardens surround the bungalow with a variety of fruit tree, shrubs and flowers. To one end of the formal garden is a vegetable garden and a poly tunnel. Adjacent to the garden and round to the side of the property is the paddock which is level pasture land. Within the paddock is a disused timber chicken shed and summerhouse.Situation
Somerton is located on the rural fringes of Somerton itself, which is reputed to be the ancient capital of Wessex, and set in delightful countryside located close to Street and Castle Cary (main line rail connection to the south-west and London Paddington). Easy access of the A303 linking both the West Country and the M3. The town benefits from good shopping facilities, antiques, Arts Guild, several public houses, a 14th Century church, and recreation field. In addition to local state schooling the area also boasts a very good selection of independent private secondary schools. The surrounding towns collectively offer a good selection of town centre and out-of-town shopping facilities.Services
Oil fired central heating with Rayburn. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.Viewings
Strictly by appointment with the vendors' selling agents, Stags, Yeovil Office, Telephone 01935 475000.Directions
From the A303 Podimore Roundabout take the A372 signposted Somerton and Langport. From here take the second right hand turn onto Hardings Hill which in turn will lead into South Hill (B3165). Follow the road towards Somerton and the entrance to Shepherds Orchard will be found on the right hand side before the entrance to Windy Ridge Lane.