Postcode: TA10 0JF
Sale Type: Sold
Property SummaryAn intriguing property that from the front looks like a child's drawing of a perfect family home. This period property has been very substantially extended at the back to provide a spacious and light filled home with a good garden and two offices. It combines period features such as pretty floor tiles with dual aspect big windows in several rooms and a very large kitchen/dining/entertaining space that is definitely the heart of the home and opens out onto the rear garden. In addition to this spacious room, there is an office with a view over the garden, plus a snug room and sitting room.
Upstairs there is a dual aspect master bedroom with ensuite shower room, 3 further bedrooms and attractive family bathroom.
The kitchen/dining room leads out through Bi- fold doors to a terraced area. overlooking the garden which is mainly set to lawn with a vegetable area, mature trees.
A real bonus are the two containers that have been wood clad to provide an excellent home office with french doors, plus a large secure garage and a locked storeroom.
Curry Rivel is a popular village situated on a ridge above the beautiful Somerset Levels. Darracott is on a quiet lane a short distance from the centre of the attractive village which offers local facilities, including garage with post office, general store, restaurant, tea rooms, primary school and parish church. The town of Langport is just over 2 miles away with a good range of amenities, including shops, post office and banking services, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, veterinary surgery and library. Close by in Huish Episcopi is Huish Academy with adjoining sixth form and sports centre which offers sporting facilities for all ages. Major towns within easy commuting distance are Taunton - 11 miles, Bridgwater - 14 miles and Yeovil - 14 miles. There are main line railway stations at Yeovil, Taunton and Castle Cary. The M5 motorway can be accessed at Junctions 24 and 25.
Owners view :
The house is so light even on soggy dull days. Most of the rooms are double aspect and so when the sun is shining it streams through the windows. There is always sunny patch to curl up and read in.
The view from the master bedroom is gorgeous at any time of year across to Burrow Hill and even though we are in a village it feels so open.
We spend lots of time in the big kitchen, it's brilliant for fitting lots of hungry friends and family round the table for Sunday lunch. In the summer the bifold doors open all the way up so we can all spill into the garden and eat outside.
And when it’s chilly outside the little log burner in the sitting room is perfect for making that room a lovely cosy nest.
There are lots of good walks from the house. Across the fields to Burton Pynsent Memorial is a great muddy one for dogs and children.
Two minutes walk is The Firehouse Pub, a brilliant addition to the Village for a happy hour pint on Friday evening, delicious dinner or weekday early bird lunch. And on a Tuesday two for one on take away pizzas if the school night has got too hectic! And there is Living Pretty tea room if you fancy a good cup of coffee and cake. Curry Rivel is a lovely village.
Oil Central heating , mains drainage
Viewing by appointment only
Enter Curry Rivel from Somerton on the A378 and turn left after the Shell Station onto Wiltown . Darracott can be found approx 100 yds on the right hand side . If coming from Taunton turn right onto Wiltown before the Shell Station.
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- A substantially extended period property
- Lots of big windows, so very light
- Fabulous spacious kitchen / dining room
- Two reception rooms and office
- Good size utility room with outside access
- Master bedroom with ensuite shower room
- 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom
- Fully functional garden office
- Good size garden
- Garage and off road parking
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