3 Etsome Hill Cottages is an attached period 19th century stone built cottage situated along Etsome Hill on the outskirts of Somerton. This idyllic, rural position is arguably one of the best, set on the edge of the Cary Valley enjoying spectacular panoramic country views. The cottage has been extended and now provides comfortable, spacious family accommodation with an interesting mix of old character features and modern open plan living space. The large kitchen area is the heart of the house with full glazing and doors opening to the raised decked area taking full advantage of the wonderful outlook. Outside there is off road parking, double garage and insulted garden office/shed.
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 are good levels of amenities including some local, independent shops which you might like to explore throughout the town with quaint cafes where you can spend a day relaxing and enjoying lovely food within the beautiful old charm of a Market town. Somerton also offers a bank, library, doctor and dentist surgery; there are also several public houses, restaurants, churches and primary schools within the town. The Old Town Hall now houses the ACEArts Gallery and craft shop who present a varied, stimulating programme of exhibitions and related events throughout the year. 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 central London and the South West; the M5 can be joined at junction 23.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil fired central heating and private drainage. Council tax band D.
18' 6'' x 13' 11'' (5.65m x 4.24m)
With window to the front with window seat and window to the rear. Two radiators and large stone fireplace housing a cast iron stove with bread oven to the side. Exposed stone wall and doors to:-
11' 7'' x 7' 7'' (3.52m x 2.31m)
With window to the rear and door to the garden. Stairs leading to the first floor and understairs storage cupboard.
23' 6'' x 15' 1'' (7.16m x 4.61m)
With window to the front and full height glazing and patio doors to the rear with breathtaking views. Terracotta tiled floor and two radiators. Range of base and wall mounted kitchen units with work surfaces over, single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, built in dishwasher and range cooker. Built in pantry cupboard.
15' 0'' x 9' 3'' (4.56m x 2.82m)
With window to the rear and side, door to the garden. Base units with single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Radiator and floor mounted oil fired boiler providing hot water and central heating.
With window to the rear and low level WC.
With window to the front overlooking fields, roof window to the front and two radiators . Build in wardrobe/storage cupboard.
14' 11'' x 12' 2'' (4.55m x 3.70m)
With window to the rear and two windows to the side with oak window ledges and lintels. Vaulted ceiling with exposed roof truss, exposed engineered oak floor and two radiators. Built in wardrobe and roof window to the front
With roof window to the rear, bathroom suite comprising low level WC. pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower attachment. Radiator with towel rail and built in airing cupboard.
12' 2'' x 11' 0'' (3.70m x 3.35m)
With window to the front and radiator. Period inset fireplace.
10' 8'' x 9' 5'' (3.25m x 2.87m)
With window to the rear and radiator.
11' 8'' x 7' 7'' (3.55m x 2.30m)
With window to the rear, built in cupboard and radiator.
9' 10'' x 8' 8'' (3.00m x 2.65m)
With window to the rear, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with mains shower over and screen. Radiator and heated towel rail. Built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.
To the front of the cottage there is a natural stone boundary wall with access to the front entrance door, a driveway with off road parking leads to the double garage and a pedestrian gate leads to the side garden.
20' 2'' x 19' 9'' (6.15m x 6.03m)
A timber construction with up and over garage doors, power and light connected.
9' 7'' x 9' 6'' (2.92m x 2.90m)
This insulated building has been used as a garden office with window, power and light. There is a small wood burning stove.
The main garden is laid to lawn and enclosed by hedging, there is a further piece of ground beyond the hedge which has not been landscaped however could be incorporated within the garden. Steps lead to the raised decked terrace with access to the kitchen.