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2 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Portnells Lane, Zeals £395,000

Key Features

  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Reception rooms: 1
  • Property age: 1950s, 1960s and 1970s
  • Floor size: 92.00 sq m

Full Description

DESCRIPTION A fantastic opportunity to acquire a two double bedroom detached bungalow located in a pleasant country lane, opposite the village church, in the much sought after village of Zeals, within easy distance to the local pub, the Bell & Crown, village shop/petrol station in Bourton, easy access to the A303 and further facilities in Mere and Gillingham which has a mainline train station (Exeter-London/Waterloo).
This well maintained property was built in the 1960’s and provides spacious and comfortable living accommodation which in brief comprises of:- Door to outer hall which gives access to a cloakroom and a workshop (4.46m x 2.51m), fitted with shelves, double aspect with windows to the side and rear, power points, wall mounted electrics and houses the oil fired central heating boiler and oil tank level gauge. The workshop can easily be converted back into a garage or a good sized self contained third bedroom if required; A well equipped kitchen/breakfast room with a range of fitted floor and wall units, including a built in double electric oven with storage cupboards above and below, electric hob with cooker hood over, space for fridge, space for freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine. There is also a double airing cupboard and a built in larder cupboard which is fitted with shelves and a window to the outer hall. Door to:- inner hall which has a part glazed door to the rear garden, access to the boarded loft with drop down ladder and light and doors leading to both bedrooms and bathroom. There is also a pane glass door to:- a triple aspect sitting/dining room with large window giving stunning views of the rear garden and door access to front garden. The central heating thermostat can also be found in this room. Bedroom one is of good size, includes two double fitted wardrobes and over looks the front garden and church opposite. Bedroom two is also of good size has views over the front garden. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC and a pedestal wash hand basin.

OUTSIDE The property is approached from Portnells Lane via double wrought iron gates which open onto:- A generous driveway providing ample parking for at least four cars. There is an up and over door to a storage area. The remaining frontage is enclosed by a stone wall and hedgerow, laid to lawn with well established flower and shrub borders and has access to the rear garden from both sides of the property. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds with one side boasting a variety of apple trees and fruit bushes. There is also a timber shed, outside tap and outside light.
The whole grounds extend to approx. a third of an acre.

LOCATION The sought after village of Zeals in Wiltshire is close to the three counties point with Dorset and Somerset and has an active community with a church, primary school and a public house. The neighbouring village of Bourton is contiguous with Zeals and has a village store including a Post Office a petrol station and a public house. The village is within easy driving distance of several small market towns including Wincanton, Gillingham and Bruton. The village lies close to the River Stour with its source at nearby Stourhead.

Other towns within commuting distance from the property include the regional centre of Yeovil as well as the Cathedral City of Salisbury and the historic town of Sherborne with its famous Abbey and Castles. There are excellent Schools in the area with State secondary schools in Gillingham and Wincanton, as well as Sexey’s in Bruton. There are also a number of independent schools nearby including the Bruton Schools and the schools at Sherborne.

There are excellent communications with the A303 within five minutes drive providing good road access to London and the South West. There are also excellent rail links with stations at Gillingham, Castle Cary and Tisbury. Bristol and Bournemouth Airports are also within a comfortable driving distance.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Services: Mains Water, Oil fired central heating, Electricity & Drainage.
Council Authority: Wiltshire Council – Tel: 01225 713000
Council Tax Band: D
Caution: NB All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have NOT been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.
Agent’s Notes:- Please note all carpets, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale.
Energy Performance Certificate: Rated: E

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