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Vale Cottage is a wonderful detached stone property quietly nestled among woodland in Lower Somerton. The property has been greatly improved and extended by the current owners including the addition wing creating an impressive kitchen and day room with expossed oak roof trusses and wall divider. The cottage is featured in the 2004 'Old Houses of Somerton' where it is claimed the original property dates from the 17th century. Now presented in excellent order throughout with delightful landscaped gardens, ample off road parking and detached double garage.

Services
Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired under floor heating throughout the ground floor.

Situation and Amenities
Situated in Lower Somerton on the eastern outskirts of the town. Somerton was the ancient Capital of Wessex in the 8th century and a former market town. It then later became the County town of Somerset in the 13th/14th Century. There is a good level of amenities including shops, bank, library, doctor and dentist surgeries, there are also several public houses, restaurants, churches and primary schools within the town. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the County town of Taunton to the west or Yeovil to the south. The mainline railway stations are located in Castle Cary, Yeovil and Taunton. The property is also well served by the A303 linking both central London and the South West, the M5 can be joined at junction 23.

Entrance Porch
Entrance door leads to the entrance porch with exposed wooden flooring and built in cloaks cupboard.

Entrance Hall10' 2'' x 8' 11'' (3.10m x 2.71m)
With window to the front, oak floor with under floor heating, under stair storage cupboards and central vacuuming point.

Sitting Room 13' 3'' x 11' 5'' (4.04m x 3.47m)
With window to the front with window seat, oak floor with under floor heating, stone fireplace housing ceramic multi fuel burning stove.

Dining Room 10' 2'' x 10' 0'' (3.11m x 3.06m)
With window to the front with window seat, oak flooring with under floor heating and feature fireplace.

Inner Hall
With glazed door to the rear of the property. Tiled floor and under floor heating, built in cupboard housing oil fired boiler. Central vacuuming point.

Utility 7' 4'' x 5' 3'' (2.24m x 1.6m)
With window to the side, tiled floor with under floor heating, base units with work surfaces over, sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted central vacuum cleaner, built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving.

WC
With window to the rear, low level WC, sink unit with mixer tap and tiled floor.

Kitchen 10' 5'' x 10' 3'' (3.18m x 3.13m)
The kitchen and day room are both part of a recent extension to the house, with impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed oak roof trusses and divider. With window to side and part glazed door to the rear garden. Solid oak kitchen units with granite work surfaces over, one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Electric AGA 'Companion' double oven with ceramic electric hob and extractor hood over. Tiled floor with under floor heating and oak door leads to larder cupboard with shelving. Opening to:-

Day Room/Garden Room11' 7'' x 10' 4'' (3.52m x 3.15m)
This comfortable triple aspect room has low sill windows overlooking the garden and neighbouring woodland. Tiled floor with under floor heating, vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses.

Bedroom 211' 7'' x 9' 0'' (3.52m x 2.75m)
With window to the front oak floor with under floor heating.

Bathroom11' 7'' x 6' 6'' (3.52m x 1.99m)
With window to the rear, bathroom suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and large corner shower cubicle with mains shower. Tied floor with under floor heating, heated towel rails and built in corner cupboards and shelving.

First Floor Bedroom11' 7'' x 10' 8'' (3.53m x 3.24m)
With window to the front and rear, radiator and range of built in wardrobes with inset lighting.

Outside
The gardens are a particularly nice feature of the property, beautifully landscaped with stone terrace to the immediate front of the house with awning and pergola. Raised natural stone flower and shrub beds and path leading to a pedestrian gate and access to the lane. The garden is enclosed with a natural stone wall to one side and open woodland to the other side. There is a lawned garden separated by a path with well stocked flower and shrub beds and gravelled seating area. The path continues through an arbor and gate to the vegetable garden with greenhouse and shed. Steps and gate lead to the parking area and detached double garage with up and over doors and side pedestrian door. Vehicular gates give access to the rear of the property with a useful gravelled parking area.

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A local Estate Agent with offices in both Somerton and Martock, at GeorgeJames Properties we understand the need to offer outstanding service to our customers along with the most professional advice with a pro-active, efficient approach. We are an independent…


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A local Estate Agent with offices in both Somerton and Martock, at GeorgeJames Properties we understand the need to offer outstanding service to our customers along with the most professional advice with a pro-active, efficient approach. We are an independent Estate Agent covering both Somerton and Martock along with the beautiful villages throughout the surrounding area, run by a local team offering residential sales covering all price ranges.

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