Situated in a charming spot within a well regarded Somerset village and providing easy access to major road network, this three bedroom character property offers a wealth of original features with generous accommodation. With off road parking for several cars and a garage, the property also benefits from a beautiful south facing rear garden.
The Old Forge
Originally believed to have dated back to the 1700's, this utterly unique home occupies an enviable location in the heart of Stawell, a very pretty hamlet in the Somerset countryside yet within just 10 minutes drive of the M5 Junction 23 and only 4 minutes of the A39.
The setting of this beautiful country home is particularly appealing located in a very quiet and pretty hamlet constructed with predominantly Blue Lias stone and situated opposite the church, the property enjoys many varied country walks right from the doorstep.
Having undergone complete refurbishment by the current owner, the property combines the best of character living, retaining many of the original features with the comfort of modern day living. Thoughtfully presented over three floors, the home offers huge flexibility with well-proportioned rooms throughout and a particularly impressive hallway with mezzanine optional fourth bedroom.
With plenty of exposed stone work, timbers and some fabulous individual character features including Church style front doors with inlaid stained glass, Pitched Pine/Douglas Fir windows with lead features, French oak flooring and fabulous jetmaster open fireplace with stone surround.
Accommodation comprises; Hall with mezzanine, open plan sitting/dining room with exposed stone walls and open fire, kitchen, master bedroom suite with bathroom, two further bedrooms one of which has an en-suite shower room, study/bedroom four.
The property occupies a generous plot with off road parking for several vehicles with adjoining garage. The garden is extremely private with well stocked beds and elevated views over the Somerset countryside.
The refurbishment included a new heating system which is oil fired to cast iron radiators. The property is alarmed.
A very impressive space with tiled floor, steps up to landing and further steps to mezzanine/bedroom four. Cast iron radiator. Window to side. Exposed timbers and stonework.
A fabulous room with dual aspect to side and rear and further casement doors opening to the rear garden. French Oak flooring, cast iron radiators. Jetmaster open fireplace with stone surround and slate hearth. Exposed stonework and timbers. Double folding doors to the kitchen.
Window to side. Matching wall and base units finished in cream with work surfaces over. Double drainer sink unit. Integrated over hob and grill with overhead extractor, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Striped French Oak floor. Two storage cupboards.
Window to rear. French Oak flooring. Cast iron radiator.
Freestanding roll top Victorian style bath with mixer tap and overhead shower. Victorian style high level flush cistern WC. Wash hand basin set in vanity unit with tiled surround.
Window to front. Velux windows. Cast iron radiator.
En Suite Shower Room
Fitted with corner low flush WC. wash hand basin with vanity cupboard. Shower cubicle with electric shower.
Window to front and side. Exposed timbers and stonework.
Currently used as study. Window to front. Exposed timbers. Access to utility cupboard with plumbing for washing machine.
With partially glazed front doors.
The Old Forge enjoys the most beautiful and private south facing rear garden with sandstone paved patio stretching the whole width of the property. Deep stone steps leading to main lawn area. There are further stepping stones to the top of the garden with shaded al fresco dining area affording elevated views over the surrounding countryside. The summer house provides an excellent storage area, and the garden is enclosed by high hedging and fencing.
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