This unique property is situated in the lovely village of Edington, set in the Polden Hills, in Somerset.
The village has an excellent shop and post office, a GP surgery and dispensary, and access to a good primary school in the next village of Catcott. Secondary education is provided in the nearby towns of Street and Bridgwater, and the prestigious Millfield School at Street, is also within easy reach.
The property was designed and built by the family in the early nineteen-thirties and retains a host of features from that era. The house and gardens are set within half an acre. The property however, is being sold with 3.5 acres attached to the rear. This land wil be suitable for horses, or just to make the most of the fantastic views over open countryside.
Some changes have been made over the years, but the house will require some tender loving care, and updating, to suit modern day living. It has been a lovely and well loved home, and it can be again.
Heating is by way of oil-fired radiators, and most of the windows are lattice style UVPC, with some original windows still in place.
The property is set back from the road, with a tarmac drive and wooden entrance gates,
The extensive gardens wrap around the house, and are laid to lawn, with fruit and other trees, and mature shrubs. There is also a large timber frame garage. A particular feature is a working pump. providing spring water, in the rear garden.
A garden room is incorporated in the footprint of the house, but accessed from the garden.
Of particular interest, is the original double arched front door, into the
RECEPTION HALL, is a good size with under stairs storage, Parquet flooring and dog -leg stairway. Two feature windows to the front. BT telephone point
SITTING ROOM, following through with Parquet flooring, a working fireplace of the era, and wall panelling. Double aspect windows, overlooking front and rear gardens.
DINING ROOM, following through with Parquet flooring, working fireplace, windows overlooking the front and rear gardens.
SNUG, following on from the dining room, is a snug or children's playroom. This is currently used for storage.
KITCHEN, is situated behind the hallway, the central heating boiler is currently housed here. Two kitchen units, one a sink unit. Frosted window to the rear, and an open pantry.
From the kitchen, there is a rear lobby with access to the garden, and a utility room. This room, has plumbing and electricity, for washing machine and freezer, and a lavatory and wash basin.
On the first floor the spacious landing has wooden flooring, a picture window and a large built in storage cupboard.
BATHROOM has a bath, lavatory and wash basin, with frosted window overlooking the rear garden. The immersion heater is in the built in linen cupboard, original wooden flooring and a large heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 1 is a larger than average double with windows overlooking the rear, side and front gardens. A working fireplace, original wooden floors.
BEDROOM2 is another double with windows to the front and side fireplace and original wooden floors.
BEDROOM 3 is a large single with an alcove, windows to the rear and side, original wooden floors.
Lounge 5.40m (17' 9') x 3.60m (11' 10')
Windows to front and rear gardens
Dining Room 5.40m (17' 9') x 3.60m (11' 10')
Windows to front and rear
Door to snug
Kitchen 3.60m (11' 10') x 2.70m (8' 10')
Original red floor tiles
Central Heating boiler
Base unit and Wall unit
Snug 4.90m (16' 1') x 2.80m (9' 2')
Accessed from the dining room, and has been used as a playroom
Window to front garden
Bedroom 5.50m (18' 1') x 3.70m (12' 2')
Windows to rear front and side gardens
Bedroom 3.60m (11' 10') x 3.30m (10' 10')
Window to front and side gardens
Bedroom 3.70m (12' 2') x 2.50m (8' 2')
Window to side and rear gardens
Bathroom 2.70m (8' 10') x 2.70m (8' 10')
Hallway 3.60m (11' 10') x 0.00m (0' 0')
Double ornate front door
Under stairs storage cupboard
2 windows either side of feature door
BT telephone point