DESCRIPTION Stoberry has been owned by the current vendor for twenty years. Slightly elevated and not visible from the road, Stoberry is surrounded by its own gardens and not overlooked by any other property.
Slightly elevated and not visible from the road, Stoberry is set in grounds of approx. 0.6 acre and not overlooked by any other property.
On entering the property you are greeted by a large entrance hall that double up as an extra reception room/seating area. The entrance hall is definitely the core of the house with nearly every room leading off it. The kitchen is a good size with plenty of fitted units and worktop space but also room for a family dining table. The kitchen has direct access into a covered walkway/storage area that leads in to the garage and a large potting shed. Leading off to the south of the kitchen is the double aspect dining room. All the rooms in the property benefit from large double glazed windows which let in a huge amount of natural light. The dining room comfortably fits a dining table which seats eight, plus other decorative furniture.
The sitting room is accessed from either the entrance hall or the dining room. Large windows over looking the gardens and a door leading outside to the patio area help keep the room feeling light and airy. There is a gas fire with a sandstone surround typical of the age of the house. All the main reception rooms and the four bedrooms benefit from having south facing windows.
Further along the entrance hall you arrive at the four bedrooms, WC and family bathroom. The entrance hall also contains a large amount of useful built in storage. The first two bedrooms have built in wardrobes and overlook the patio area. Bedroom two is a good sized double also with built in wardrobe and lovely views over the gardens. The master bedroom with its ensuite is very spacious and could easily be split into two should a fifth bedroom/study be required. The ensuite is equipped with a bath, sink and toilet. The family bathroom is a good size with bath, sink and toilet. The WC is unusually large which could potentially be updated into a shower room should it be needed.
This year the roof has been taken off, felt and battens replaced and tiles returned with new ones added where needed. The loft spans the length of the bungalow and is currently used for storage, however, with the relevant consents it could be converted into living accommodation creating a substantial chalet style bungalow..
Although the property has been well maintained over the years and has that 'loving homely feeling', there is still the opportunity/scope to make improvements/extend to bring the property in to the modern day.
OUTSIDE The property is approached by a tarmacked sweeping driveway which leads right round the property to the double garage at the rear. There is a large potting shed to the side of the property which could be converted into a utility if needed. There is also an outside WC.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub/hedge and tree borders. There is a pond and to the front of the house is a large south-facing patio/seating/dining area.
LOCATION The favoured village of Ditcheat has a fine church, village hall, local pub known as the Manor Inn, a successful primary school, local farm shop (Barbers), Paul Nicholls racing stables and is surrounded by scenic countryside. It is 3 miles to Castle Cary which offers wider amenities and has an Intercity railway station - London/Paddington in approx 90 minutes. Bath and Bristol can be easily reached by road within the hour, likewise the South coast. There is private education if required in Wells, Bruton and Street.
SERVICES Mains drainage, water, gas and electric. Gas fired central heating.
COUNCIL TAX AND EPC Council Tax Band: F
EPC Rating: D
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council - 01749 648999
DIRECTIONS From Castle Cary, proceed on the A371 north towards Shepton Mallet. Turn left just before the Brook House Inn towards Alhampton and Ditcheat. Proceed through the village of Alhampton and continue until reaching the village of Ditcheat. At the T junction, turn left and the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.
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