Town/City: West Lydford
Postcode: TA11 7DG
Sale Type: Sold
Bridge Farm is a very attractive Grade II listed property with a cottage, workshop, garage, stables and paddock.
The property has undergone extensive refurbishment by the current owners and is beautifully presented throughout. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and gives a good degree of flexibility and has the benefit of good sized rooms for entertaining. Typical of a property of this age, it is built of stone elevations with ham stone mullion windows under a slate roof. In addition to the main house there is an excellent two bedroom cottage.
On the ground floor is an entrance hall with flag stone floor with access in to the three receptions rooms. The sitting room and family room are connected by bi-folding doors, both have fireplaces. The sitting room has double doors into a garden room and on the ground floor is also a double aspect office to the rear and dining room to the front. The kitchen/dining room is an excellent family area with limestone floor (under floor heating), electric Aga, double doors to the rear garden and a range of bespoke units. From the kitchen a door leads in to the rear hall with cloakroom access to the utility room.
On the first floor there are five bedrooms two of which have en-suite bathrooms and one with Jack and Jill family bathroom. A further staircase leads to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom and access into a storeroom.
To the rear of the main house is a superb annex which was converted in 2008 and comprises sitting room, kitchen and cloakroom on ground floor and two bedrooms, two bathrooms on the first floor.
The property is situated in the heart of the village. It is approached through five bar electric gates which lead to an extensive parking area which continues under part of the annex into the yard where there are three American style loose boxes, double open fronted car port, garage/machinery store, tack room/workshop plus a first floor studio. Beyond the yard are paddocks.
The house is surrounded by pretty and private walled gardens mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous beds and borders and several mature trees. To the rear are paved terraces enjoying a south and west aspect.
West Lydford is a popular and sought after village, largely constructed of stone built period properties. The village has a church and nearby a garage with shop and post office stores. There are further amenities, including a primary school nearby at Keinton Mandeville whilst the larger regional centres of Yeovil, Sherborne and Taunton are all within easy motoring distance.
Castle Cary 6 miles (Paddington Station from 90 mins), Glastonbury and Street 9 miles. Yeovil 10 miles (London Waterloo). A303 6 miles- distances and times are approximate.
Many of the area's best known independent schools are within easy commuting distance including Millfield, Kings Bruton, Bruton School for Girls, Sherborne, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, Hazelgrove and All Hallows. There is a local state primary school at nearby Keinton Mandeville, plus state secondary school at Ansford and very popular Sexeys School in Bruton.
Mains water, electricity, drainage, oil fired central heating, electric night storage Aga.
Council Tax - Band G
From the A303 Podimore roundabout proceed up the A37 for approximately 5 miles to Lydford-On-Fosse traffic lights. Continue straight over and then turn first left into West Lydford, continuing along the village where Bridge Farm will be found on the left prior to the bridge and church.
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- Grade II listed 7 bedroom house
- 2 bedroom cottage
- Land circa 3 acres total
- Set in popular village
- Good access to trains and A 303
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