Town/City: Shepton Mallet
Postcode: BA4 6PL
Sale Type: Sold
This semi-detached property is in the heart of a popular rural village, has oodles of potential. It is a perfect first time home or investment property. Downstairs currently has a sitting room with open fire, kitchen, and dining space with an original quarry tiled floor. There is also a rear entrance lobby, downstairs loo and two further store rooms. Upstairs are two double bedrooms, one with a fireplace, and a large bathroom. From the first floor windows there are charming views over the village to the church tower and surrounding hills.
The house is currently L-shaped, presenting the perfect opportunity for a double height extension in the void (subject to the usual planning consents) without compromising on outside space.
A particularly special feature of this property is the lovely big sunny garden with mature hedging, shrubs, fruit trees, a large shed and separate log store. There is also a garden at the front and ample parking for two cars.
Alhampton is a small village with its own pub, the Alhampton Inn. The neighbouring village of Ditcheat is widely known as home to Paul Nicholls’s racing stables and Barbers Farmhouse Cheese. It has a great farm shop, an excellent primary school and The Manor Inn pub. Transport links are superb with Castle Cary’s mainline railway station to London and the South West just few minutes drive away. Local shopping can be found in Castle Cary, Bruton (home to the now famous Hauser and Wirth gallery and “At the Chapel” restaurant), Shepton Mallet and Wincanton. A new country club, The Newt, is a wonderful new addition to the area with fabulous grounds, walks, cafes and restaurants - only 10 minutes drive from the village.
Local independent prep schools include All Hallows and Hazelgrove. Secondary include Millfield, Sunny Hill Girls school and Kings Bruton. Excellent state schools include Ansford Academy, Sexeys Bruton and the Blue school in Wells.
From Shepton Mallet take the A371 towards Castle Cary. Turn right onto Snagg Lane, continue onto West Lane and follow the road through the village. The property will be found on your right hand side just before the T junction.
Mains gas, water/drainage and electricity
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
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Lodestone Property | Estate Agents | Sales & Lettings | Wells & Bruton Somerset
- Popular country village
- Potential for extending
- Large mature garden
- private parking
- Close to train station