Knowle St Giles is a small South Somerset hamlet situated midway between Ilminster and Chard about 2 miles away from the A358, in a beautiful rural location surrounded by Somerset countryside. Shopping facilities are available in both Chard (2½ miles), Ilminster (3miles), the County town of Taunton is approximately 15 miles with its' M5 motorway connection and main rail link to Plymouth, Bristol and London (Paddington) together with excellent shopping facilities and the A303 (accessing the South West and London) is just 5 miles away. The south coast and Lyme Regis is within 16 miles.
This lovely Hamstone property on the site of a smaller cottage (the floorplan of which outlines the second reception room indicated by the thicker walls) now provides substantial accommodation over two floors with impressive spacious rooms on both floors.
The property fronts onto the lane between Knowle St Giles and Dowlish Wake, with an entrance door leading into a porch with tiled floor. A further door then leads into the lounge/dining room with windows to the front and side (with window seats) and a commanding fireplace to the sitting area with a wood burner sited in the corner.
A door leads through to an amazing kitchen and dining room over 30' long with a country kitchen to the front fitted with shaker style units under solid worktops and a sink and drainer unit, also with a large central island and oil fired Aga. The dining area has windows to the side and rear and space for a large table. A door leads through to a utility room fitted with cupboards and a sink with a further door then leading into a shower room with shower enclosure, WC and vanity wash hand basin.
Walking back through the lounge/dining room a door leads into the bright sitting room which has windows and french doors to the rear and side overlooking the gardens and stairs to the first floor.
The stairs emerge to a large landing with vaulted ceiling and fully glazed french doors and windows leading out to a balcony facing south and overlooking the gardens and countryside beyond. The generous sized master bedroom occupies the northeast corner with double aspect and space for a large bed and plenty of furniture as well as a built-in shoe storage cupboard and door to the generous ensuite shower room. 3 further double bedrooms with views over the surrounding countryside. The family bathroom is luxurious and large with a square whirlpool bathtub beneath one of the skylights, his and hers sinks, shower area with rainfall showerhead and WC. A door leads to stairs to the loft room ideal for storage or an occasional office/hobby space.
The property occupies a plot of approximately 1.5 Acres and is laid mainly to lawn with a variety of trees (fruit trees to the lower/eastern end of the garden). A planting and seating area lies to the east of the property with an extensive patio area which extends around the south of the house accessed from the living room french doors. There is a gated entrance to the extensive gravel driveway which provides large parking areas for numerous vehicles. From here there is access to the triple garage (one of which is currently used as a workshop) with power and lighting and next to the garages is a greenhouse.
Lounge/Dining Room - 25'1" (max) x 13'1"
Kitchen/Dining Room - 17'3" (max) x 30'10"
Utility Room - 7'3" x 9'4"
Sitting Room 18'6" x 16'2"
Landing - 12'11" (max) x 14'10" (max)
Balcony - 12'1" x 10'
Master Bedroom - 17'1" (max) x 11'5"
Bedroom 2 - 17'5" (max) x 15'11" (max)
Bedroom 3 - 13'10" (max) x 13'2" (max)
Bedroom 4 - 10'10" x 8'9"
EPC band: C
To view this property or request more details, contact:
Yopa, South West22 Arlington Street, London, SW1A 1RD
01202 066432 Local call rate