Town/City: Castle Cary
Postcode: BA7 7ES
Sale Type: Sold
Property SummaryA very attractive light filled semi-detached Victorian house, with lots of character. This beautiful house combines period features with all the modern conveniences.
On the ground floor there is a stunning double reception room with triple aspect windows and dividing doors with wood burner and open fire. To the other side of the characterful hallway is a large open plan kitchen dining room with a wood burner. Leading off from the kitchen is a large utility room, a boot room with entrance to outside and a downstairs WC. The kitchen, with a flagstone floor, has plenty of fitted cupboards and leads into is a dining area with a log burner.
Downstairs is a good-sized cellar with plenty of dry storage space.
Upstairs there are 4 double bedrooms. The master has an en suite (with bath and shower) and the family bathroom also has a bath and shower.
The house is heated by gas central heating which can be remotely controlled.
The back of the property leads onto a secluded courtyard with steps up to the attractive garden which is mainly laid to lawn with beds of flowers and shrubs. The garden has a very useful access onto fields at the back and it is possible to walk to the centre of the town from here. There is off road parking in the form of a shared drive with space for 2 cars for Ferndale, plus there is a garage for 1 car.
Castle Cary is an attractive, small market town in the heart of the Somerset countryside. It has many independent businesses including shops, boutiques and galleries. Amenities include nursery, primary and secondary schools, health centre, dental practice, library, bank, post office, delicatessen, grocery stores, weekly market, butcher, newsagent, chemist, pubs, restaurants and and tea shops. Large supermarkets are located in the towns of Wincanton and Shepton Mallet which are both a short drive away and the fashionable town of Bruton is also very close by. Bruton is a popular town in the heart of the Somerset countryside. It has several well-known restaurants, pubs and bars including “At the Chapel” and “The Roth Bar” at the world-renowned Hauser & Wirth Gallery. The town also has a doctors surgery, pharmacy, vet, post office, several mini supermarkets, fuel station and numerous independent shops.
Castle Cary has a primary school and Ansford secondary school There are excellent local independent schools nearby including King’s School Bruton, Bruton School for Girls and also the state owned boarding school - Sexey's and in close proximity are Millfield, Hazelgrove and All Hallows prep schools. For further shopping and recreational activities Frome, Bath, Bristol, Wells, Salisbury and Wells are all within easy driving distance.
The A303 a few miles south provides a direct route to London via the M3 and there is a mainline rail service from Castle Cary to London Paddington (under 2 hours) and also the new train to Waterloo. Airports in Bristol and Exeter offer connections within the UK, Europe and beyond.
From the centre of Castle Cary from the duck pond, head up South Street towards the church, continue around the bend and Ferndale can be found on the left hand side a bout 200yds on the left.
- Beautiful Victorian house in the popular South Street
- Large garden backing onto fields
- Light filled double reception room with two fires and dividing doors
- Kitchen/diner dual aspect with log burner
- 4 bedrooms - master with en suite (bath and shower)
- Family bathroom with bath and shower
- Secluded courtyard leading to garden
- Cellar with plenty of dry storage
- Garage, shared driveway with off road parking
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