Honeysuckle House was the former Somerton School rooms extended in 1875 from the neighbouring United Reform Church. This impressive building occupies a central position within this popular market town. The conversion from the school rooms has been extensive with careful thought to retaining the beautiful character of this grade II listed building. A superb feature of the property is the impressive kitchen area with large open plan living/dining room and large arched stone mullion windows to the front elevation. A staircase leads to the mezzanine sitting room, there is a ground floor bedroom/sitting room with study and bathroom. A stone staircase leads to the two first floor bedrooms. To the rear is a private south facing courtyard.
Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected.
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. There are excellent state and independent local schools notably Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Bruton schools and Hazlegrove.
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A pedestrian gate leads to the entrance area with glazed entrance door giving access to the entrance hall.
With roof window and exposed wooden flooring.
With window to the rear, low level WC and wash hand basin.
28' 8'' x 22' 3'' (8.75m x 6.77m)
With large full height arched stone mullion windows to the front elevation. Exposed wood flooring and part vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses. Stairs lead to the large mezzanine living room. The newly fitted kitchen comprises base and wall mounted units with work surfaces over, large central island unit with oak work surfaces over and breakfast bar. Fitted appliances include dishwasher and washing machine, there is a space for an American style fridge freezer and range cooker. One and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Inset LED ceiling lights and under floor heating.
22' 9'' x 17' 2'' (6.94m x 5.23m)
This large mezzanine sitting room with roof window and exposed roof trusses.
With range of built in cupboards and airing cupboard.
14' 11'' x 13' 5'' (4.55m x 4.09m)
With window to the side and underfloor heating.
7' 8'' x 7' 6'' (2.33m x 2.28m)
With window to the rear, low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under, shower cubicle with mains shower. Ladder towel rail and Travertine flooring.
11' 11'' x 11' 7'' (3.63m x 3.53m)
With window to the rear, under floor heating, door to a rear porch and door to the enclosed courtyard. Cupboard housing gas boiler.
Stone staircase leads to a small landing with window to the rear.
14' 9'' x 11' 8'' (4.50m x 3.56m)
With window to the rear and roof window. Underfloor heating.
13' 1'' x 7' 7'' (4.00m x 2.30m)
With window to the rear, low level WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath and shower cubicle with mains shower. Ladder towel rail and tiled floor.
19' 3'' x 11' 5'' (5.87m x 3.48m)
With window to the side and under floor heating. Built in wardrobes. Door leads to the sitting room.
To the front of the property there is a railing fence and gate leads to the front courtyard. To the rear there is an enclosed south facing private terrace with pedestrian gate leading to Pesters Lane.