Orchard Farm, Knole, - £865,000 | For Sale

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Description

A delightful Grade II Listed character cottage with approximately 3 acres of gardens and grounds, detached ancillary cottage, further annexe & outbuildings together with stables, adjacent paddocks and conservation pond. The property is well suited for equestrian use. Located ideally for the excellent range of independent schools in the region such as: Millfield, Bruton & Taunton Schools.

Orchard Farm

Situation

The Hamlet of Knole, tucked away from main roads and surrounded by beautiful country has remained unspoilt, due, in part, to strict planning controls and, in part to the wisdom of farsighted landowners including The Duchy of Cornwall, whose policy has been to preserve the environment.

The nearest village is Long Sutton, a thriving community centred on the village church, the Devonshire Arms Inn with its excellent reputation and the first class village shop.

Within a short drive, the market towns of Somerton and Langport have a good range of facilities and all the main towns in the area are within easy reach. Of importance is the regular mainline rail service from Castle Carey to London Paddington (about 100 minutes).

Description

Orchard Farm is a stunning property which comprises a principle cottage, ancillary cottage and further annexe set within approximately 3 acres of gardens and grounds.

The main house is a pretty Grade II Listed cottage that is brimming with character and charm that has been greatly improved and extended by the current owners. The living room and dining room both have feature Inglenook fireplaces; the living room has a large wood-burning stove and beamed ceilings, whereas the dining room has a large open fire and flagstone flooring. The kitchen breakfast room, is part of the new extension and although in keeping with the character of the cottage it is also very functional and modern in design, there is also a lovely light and airy garden room, a useful utility room and cloakroom.

On the first floor there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms adjacent and it could be made fully en-suite. The guest bedroom can be accessed via its own staircase as well as the main landing making it ideal for those guests preferring privacy. There is a further double bedroom and a family bathroom.
The property boasts two well appointed annexes which can be either used as ancillary to the main house or as a potential business venture, there is ample parking, carports and garaging, a large stable yard with 6 loose boxes and tack and feed rooms. There are formal gardens with attractive and well maintained lawns, mature trees and flower and shrub borders. Furthermore there are two paddocks, one ideal for horses while the other features an attractive Mill stream and vegetable garden.

Planning:

The property is Grade II Listed

Tenure:

The property is Freehold

Local Authority:

South Somerset District Council

Services:

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating to the house and cottage, Calor gas central heating to the annexe.

Directions:

From the A37 follow the A372 toward Langport and take a left hand turn shortly after The Lime Kiln Inn. Follow this lane into the Hamlet and turn right at the junction, proceed for a short distance and the property will be found on the left hand side.

Sitting Room

17' 10" x 16' 7" (5.44m x 5.05m)

Dining Room

17' 10" x 16' 7" (5.44m x 5.05m)

Kitchen Breakfast Room

15' 6" x 14' 8" (4.72m x 4.47m)

Garden Room

20' 7" x 9' 2" (6.27m x 2.79m)

Orchard Farm, First Floor

Bedroom 1

15' 5" x 14' 8" (4.70m x 4.47m)

En Suite Bathroom

Bedroom 2

14' 3" x 10' 4" (4.34m x 3.15m)

Bedroom 3

11' 3" x 10' (3.43m x 3.05m)

Bedroom 4

Front aspect room,

Family Bathroom

Cottage

Kitchen Dining Room

28' 8" x 16' 1" (8.74m x 4.90m)

Sitting Room

18' 4" x 16' 1" (5.59m x 4.90m)

Bedroom

16' 1" x 8' 3" (4.90m x 2.51m)

Bathroom

Studio Cottage

Shower Room

Fitted Kitchen

10' 1" x 8' (3.07m x 2.44m)

Bedroom / Sitting Room

Property Location

A holding fee of £150.00 is required to reserve a property

Referencing fees of £45 + VAT for an individual (over 18 – including guarantors) – different fees may apply for a company let

Tenancy Agreement fee £95 + VAT

A check in charge is payable by the tenant which varies on the size of the property and whether this is furnished or unfurnished

Prior to taking up occupation you will be expected to provide, in addition to the above, one month’s rent in advance and a tenant’s deposit equivalent to 1.5 times the rent payable per month. If your landlord consents to you having a pet at the property, a larger deposit will be required

On a renewal or extension of the tenancy a fee of £75 + VAT is payable

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