Doulting, Doulting, Somerset, BA4

££375,000 Offers in excess

4 Bedroom House For Sale


Constructed in 1881, Oriel Cottage forms the central section in a row of former estate cottages built For Sir Richard Paget of Cranmore Hall. This Tudor style residence, rich with original features, offers spacious accommodation across three floors. On the ground floor, the entrance hall with impressive flagstone floor leads to a staircase ascending to the first floor and a door opening to the sitting room. Full of character, this room features a continuation of the flagstone floor, mullioned windows to front and a log burner recessed into a stone fireplace. Accessible from the sitting room is the dining room / study, a cosy space with a flagstone floor and walk in cupboard. This leads into a generous, family sized kitchen/breakfast room with tiled floor and fitted with a range of units incorporating a sink unit and canopy. There is also space for a freestanding fridge / freezer, a range cooker, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, and ample room for table and chairs as well as other items of furniture. A stable door leads to the rear lobby, where a door leads to the outside and another door into the conveniently placed, downstairs cloakroom.

On the first floor, the landing provides access to the staircase rising to the second floor, and doors to the master bedroom, a second double bedroom and the family bathroom. The master bedroom features a fireplace, mullioned windows and a walk-in dressing room area. This leads to a spacious, fully tiled ensuite bathroom fitted with walk in wet room style shower, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and panel enclosed bath. Bedroom two includes a decorative fireplace and window seat. Across the landing the family bathroom has a freestanding “ball and claw” bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and quadrant shower cubicle. The second staircase leads to another double bedroom with an ornamental fireplace and also a good sized single bedroom.


Travelling through the Doulting stone archway, the entrance door is located on the right, whilst continuing through leads to off road parking for several cars. There is a detached stone and slate outbuilding, pending planning permission to convert into a self-contained annex. This versatile building is suitable for any number of uses; ideal for someone with an interest in arts and crafts, carpentry, etc. There are level gardens mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. There is a sunken Calor gas tank which serves the boiler and range cooker.


We would like to advise prospective purchasers that the adjoining properties have a short pedestrian only access across the driveway and out to the pavement.


Calor gas fired heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Council Tax Band B.


Doulting offers road links to Bath and Bristol, train stations at Castle Cary (main line to London) and Frome. Schooling is provided in the village with further primary and secondary schools in Shepton Mallet (Whitstone School) and Wells (Blue School and more).

Tenure: Freehold

Doulting, Doulting, Somerset, BA4
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