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4 Bedroom Detached House

Water Lane, Butleigh, Somerset


£499,950

*MUST SEE* Charles Barnard Estate Agents is delighted to present this characterful thatched cottage in the sought-after village of Butleigh. Dating back to the 1400s in parts, Sycamore Cottage is Grade II listed and bursts with quirks and character, whilst offering an abundance of space and potential. The ground floor comprises three large reception rooms, a kitchen/diner, spacious utility room, boot room and downstairs toilet. Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms, a family bathroom, Jack and Jill bathroom and a long study/storage room/fourth bedroom. Outside of the property there is a long driveway offering off-road parking for 3+ cars, along with a single garage. The rear garden is a good size and is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs at the borders. At the top of the garden, there is a large summerhouse which benefits from sunlight throughout the day. All with the added benefit of no onward chain.

1400s character property
Quiet village location
New thatched roof
Vast living space
Off-road parking with carport and large garage
Nicely maintained garden
Large summer house

Characterful thatched cottage in the sought-after village of Butleigh. The ground floor comprises three large reception rooms, a kitchen/diner, spacious utility room, boot room and downstairs toilet. Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms, a family bathroom, Jack and Jill bathroom and a long study/storage room/fourth bedroom. Outside of the property there is a long driveway offering off-road parking for 3+ cars, along with a single garage and rear garden.


Hallway
Spacious entrance hall/room accessed through the rear porch with views across the garden. Stairs lead to the first floor and two doorways lead into the sitting room and living room.

WC
Downstairs WC with toilet and sink.

Sitting Room
18' 9" x 16' 2" (5.72m x 4.93m) Very spacious living room with double-aspect bay windows and front door opening outwards. Fireplace with very large stone-built hearth with small furnace built in. This room offers wooden beams and exposed stone creating a character feel.

Study
14' 8" x 16' 7" (4.47m x 5.05m) Double-aspect sitting room which could also be used as a living or dining room. Features a stone fireplace and lots of built-in wooden shelving.

Kitchen/Dining Room
18' 4" x 17' 7" (5.59m x 5.36m) Generously-sized kitchen with wooden cupboard units, built in ovens, electric hob and large sink with drainer. The room is double-aspect and the dining area offers a fireplace and stone feature wall. A metal spiral staircase leads upstairs.

Utility Room
7' 9" x 5' 9" (2.36m x 1.75m) Generous utility room with sink, worktops, cupboard space and shelving.

Landing
Landing area offering access to Bedroom one and two, along with the family bathroom.

Bedroom One
13' 6" x 16' 7" (4.11m x 5.05m) Spacious double bedroom with a sloping roof, benefitting from plenty of natural light with front-aspect views.

Bedroom Two
13' 10" x 10' 10" (4.22m x 3.30m) Double bedroom with front-aspect window and wooden beams. Plenty of built in wardrobe space and access to Jack and Jill shower room.

Bedroom Three
11' 5" x 9' 5" (3.48m x 2.87m) Double bedroom with built-in wooden shelving. Door opens onto a small landing area with access to a spiral staircase leading to the kitchen/diner.

Bedroom/Study
Long study room with ample built-in shelving. Offering multiple possibilities including use as a fourth bedroom, storage room, or office/study room.

Bathroom
10' 7" x 7' 11" (3.23m x 2.41m) Bath with wooden plank surround and wall-mounted cupboard above. Toilet and sink with cupboard under. Airing cupboard with water tank and storage space. Window overlooking the rear garden.

Shower Room
5' 10" x 10' 10" (1.78m x 3.30m) 'Jack and Jill' style shower room opening from Bedroom 2 and the Study. The room comprises a spacious shower unit with electric shower, a toilet and sink with worktop space and storage underneath.

Outside
Sycamore Cottage dates back to the 1400s in parts and is stone-built, with the roof being rethatched in 2019. To the front of the property, there is a long driveway with carport offering off-road parking for 3 cars along with a single garage. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and is bordered by mature shrubs and plants. At the back of the garden sits a spacious summer house with light and power, making for a fantastic space to enjoy good weather.

Services and Location
Oil central heating. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode is BA6 8SP.

About The Area
Butleigh is a popular rural village and offers a shop, village hall and primary school. The location offers convenient quick access to both Street and Glastonbury which offer a multitude of schools, shops, pubs and restaurants. Railway access is available via Castle Cary which connects directly to London Paddington. The City of Wells is around a 20 minute drive away.

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