Ina's House is quietly tucked away off Church Street and is set within delightful gardens and grounds of approximately 0.37 acres. Within the village there is a church and at Lopen Head can be found an organic farm shop and café together with an Indian restaurant. For day-to-day needs both South Petherton and Merriott are within 2 miles where a good range of facilities can be found and Crewkerne 3.5 miles where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found, together with a mainline rail link to London Waterloo. The A303 is also readily available with 1 mile providing excellent road links to the rest of the country.DESCRIPTION
Ina's House is a handsome three storey village residence dating back to 1895 and is constructed principally of Hamstone with brick quions set beneath a slate roof and lies within the conservation area of the village. The property faces due south making the accommodation light a airy together with the benefit of wonderful views over its gardens, grounds and surrounding countryside. The property has many original features including some flagstone flooring, sash windows and original Victorian tiled fireplaces. On the ground floor can be found three reception rooms, together with a good size kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom and laundry shed. On the first floor, three double bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate shower room. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms, dressing room, useful hobbies room and box room. Outside the property is approached over a sweeping driveway with attractive part walled gardens, together with detached double garage/workshop and a lower private garden, in all extending to approximately 0.37 acresACCOMMODATION
Pillared entrance porch with obscure glazed door to the entrance hall with flagstone flooring and stairs rising to first floor. Cloakroom with low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Study with Victorian tiled fireplace and sash window to front. Sitting room with Hamstone fireplace, matching hearth and mantle, recessed cupboards and shelving on either side, ceiling rose and sash window to front. The adjoining dining room enjoys views from two aspects together with recessed bookshelves. Adjoining is a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room comprising 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over, adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, solid fuel Rayburn, Hotpoint double oven and grill with halogen hob and integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Raised dining area, useful walk-in larder, tiled floor, views from two aspects and stable door to rear porch with coal house and laundry shed with plumbing for washing machine, freezers etc.
On the first floor the landing enjoys views from two aspects, together with staircase rising to the second floor. Bedroom one has a Victorian tiled fireplace with fitted wardrobes on either side and fine southerly views. Opposite is bedroom two again with wonderful views from two aspects. Family bathroom comprises panelled bath, twin wash hand basins, with cupboards under and low level WC. Bedroom three also has a Victorian tiled fireplace and cupboard with hanging rail and cupboard over also fine southerly views. Adjoining is the shower room comprising large walk-in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.
On the second floor is a landing area with useful box room 11'2 x 8'9. Bedroom four enjoys views from two aspects, exposed beams and cupboard with handing rail. The middle room (currently used to house a Model Railway) would make an excellent hobbies room with an adjoining dressing room, with window to side, airing cupboard and Potterton gas fired boiler. Adjoining is bedroom five, again with wonderful views and built in cupboard with shelving.OUTSIDE
The property is approached off Church Street through a pair of wrought iron gates hung from stone pillars with tarmac drive flanked by Beech hedging leading to a parking/turning area and access to the large detached garage/workshop. It is approached through twin up and over doors and is connected with power and light with eaves storage and window to rear. There is also a door leading to a workshop area again connected with power and light and window to rear.
The front gardens are mainly walled with a path leading to the front door via a Pergola festooned with roses. The front garden is laid to lawn with deep flower and shrub beds, together with a fine selection of trees including a Magnolia. In the garden there is a well used for gardening purposes together with a walled seating area with paved area and pond. Useful Greenhouse. To the side of the property is a further garden area with flower borders and a rear pedestrian gate leading to a strip of garden planted with various shrubs and pedestrian access to the church.
Beyond the garage/workshop is the lower garden which is fenced and hedged together with some post and wire fencing and is an ideal kitchen garden with a summerhouse, various borders and central beds, together with a selection of trees including apple, plum and fig. In total the grounds extend to approximately 0.37 acresSERVICES
All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment through the vendors selling agents Stags, Yeovil office 01935 475000DIRECTIONS
From Hayes End roundabout on the A303 near South Petherton take the exit passing the garage signposted Ilminster. Continue along here and at the next roundabout at Lopen Head turn left and continue down the hill and into the village of Lopen. Take the first turning left into Church Street and continue along for a short distance whereupon Ina's House will be seen on the right hand side.