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Horsington, Somerset

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  • Ref: W1688
  • Type: Land
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Summary

A residential development site with outline planning permission for eight mixed dwellings (19/01069/OUT) as well as an attractive period cottage with attractive gardens and a variety of substantial versatile outbuildings. In all set in around 1.68 acres. Cottage EPC Rated F

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SUMMARY A residential development site with outline planning permission for eight mixed dwellings (19/01069/OUT) as well as an attractive period cottage with attractive gardens and a variety of substantial versatile outbuildings. In all set in around 1.68 acres. Cottage EPC Rated F

LAND DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION

Outline planning permission was granted on 2nd March 2020 (ref: 19/01069/OUT) for eight mixed dwellings. Conditions apply and any interested parties are advised to view the conditions which are available on request or can be viewed on the South Somerset Planning Portal.
The site is1.15 acres located on the edge of the highly sought after village of Horsington nestled on the edge of the Blackmore Vale among beautiful countryside and comprises an irregular yet broadly rectangular plot on level ground with good access on to the village street. The site is currently a paddock with an equestrian manège to the rear with a steal framed barn ideal for the storage of materials during the construction process (Subject to separate negotiation).
The property is situated between an adjoining an existing residential development and a period cottage with farmland to the front and rear
It is anticipated the homes on this site would be highly sought after by a number of potential buyers including families, retirees and first time buyers looking to be located in an idyllic village situation.

AGENTS NOTE
The adjoining cottage is also available and comprises a semi detached period cottage set in 0.53 acres with a variety of outbuildings with further development potential.

SITUATION
Horsington is a small village with an active community located south of the market town of Wincanton. The village benefits from a village church, public house and a primary school as well as popular village hall. There is a small shop and post office in nearby Templecombe

The country town of Wincanton is approximately 3 miles distant and offers a good range of everyday facilities, including a number of independent shops in the centre as well as two supermarkets on the edge of town. There is a leisure centre and a gym within the town as well as the popular Holbrook House Hotel and Spa on the outskirts. Sherborne is only 8 miles distant with a wide variety of schools and shopping facilities.

Other larger 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 a primary school in Horsington and the local state secondary school King Arthurs in Wincanton as well as the Gryphon School in Sherborne. There are also a number of independent schools nearby including the Bruton Schools and the schools at Sherborne. Templecombe station with links to London and Exeter is just 2 miles away.

GENERAL SITE INFORMATION



TENURE
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.

SERVICES
Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage are available but connection would need to be arranged by the potential purchaser.

CAUTION
All items mentioned in these details have not been tested or verified and interested parties are invited to make their own enquiries.

PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
South Somerset District Council 01935 462462

POSTCODE
BA8 0EG

VIEWING
The site is visible from the highway although an appointment can be arranged with the Vendor's Agent, Chaffers Estate Agents,
Telephone the Wincanton Office on 01963 34433

DIRECTIONS
From Wincanton proceed South on the A371 towards Templecombe. Contine past the villages of Lattiford, North Cheriton and South Cheriton. Upon entering the village of Horsington turn left at the corner. Continue into the main village where the property can be found at the end on the left hand side.


COTTAGE DESCRIPTION - Dining Room
- Living Room
- Kitchen
- Utility
- Cloakroom
- Landing
- Three Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Attractive Landscaped Gardens
- Double Garage and Store
- Heated workshop and storage
- Further storage buildings.
- Timber framed heated cabin
- Gated Driveway
- In all 0.53 acres

DESCRIPTION
An attractive period cottage pleasantly situated on the edge of the sought after village of Horsington. The property benefits from a gated driveway, extensive outbuildings and occupies a plot totalling 0.53 acres.

The property is entered via the dining room with stairs rising to the first floor and doors to the kitchen and living room. There is a delightful duel aspect living room with a wood burning stove and exposed beams. The kitchen has a range of quality traditional units. There is space for an electric cooker and a separate Rayburn cooker and heating boiler, there is also space for an American style fridge freezer. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a useful utility area with access to the rear garden and a downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a stylishly presented fully tiled family bathroom with under floor heating.

Outside the main garden is particularly attractive and situated to the side and rear of the property with a gateway leading to the road. Beyond this the property benefits from a variety of outbuildings including an 'L plan' building divided into a variety of storage and workrooms as well as a double garage. This building has a self contained central heating system and benefits from full 3 phase electric and water. There is also an additional timber framed storage building with both single and 3 phase electric.

At the rear of the site is a timber framed cabin situated within its own garden area which benefits from full power and water, a kitchenette and a shower room. This building could provide ancillary accommodation. A driveway extends from the rear of the property to the road and is fully paved with an electric entrance gate.

SITUATION
Horsington is a small village with an active community located south of the market town of Wincanton. The village benefits from a village church, public house and a primary school as well as popular village hall. There is a small shop and post office in nearby Templecombe

The country town of Wincanton is approximately 3 miles distant and offers a good range of everyday facilities, including a number of independent shops in the centre as well as two supermarkets on the edge of town. There is a leisure centre and a gym within the town as well as the popular Holbrook House Hotel and Spa on the outskirts. Sherborne is only 8 miles distant with a wide variety of schools and shopping facilities.

Other larger 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 a primary school in Horsington and the local state secondary school King Arthurs in Wincanton as well as the Gryphon School in Sherborne. There are also a number of independent schools nearby including the Bruton Schools and the schools at Sherborne. Templecombe station with links to London and Exeter is just 2 miles away.

Nearby Templecombe Station is well linked with a main line railway station (Exeter - Waterloo), as well as the A303 which is approximately 3 miles distant, and the A30 which is approximately 4 miles distant. Airports are also within a comfortable driving distance.


GENERAL PROPERTY INFORMATION

TENURE
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.

OUTGOINGS
Council Tax - Band D

SERVICES
Mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage and oil fired central heating boiler.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation.

PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
South Somerset District Council 01935 462462

POSTCODE
BA8 0EG

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's Agent, Chaffers Estate Agents,
Telephone the Wincanton Office on 01963 34433

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
Rated F. View at www.chaffersestateagents.co.uk