An attractive, Grade II listed, thatched, Lias stone cottage in the heart of the highly sought after village of Long Sutton. Benefiting from ample off-street parking and a superb barn offering huge potential for a variety of uses.
Located less than 100 metres from The Devonshire Arms in the heart of the popular village of Long Sutton, Crown Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed, thatched home dating back to the 16th Century. Constructed of local Lias stone and offering flexible accommodation in addition to an attractive rear garden, off-road parking and a barn offering garaging and storage in addition to potential for conversion, subject to obtaining suitable planning.
The property is accessed via a part-glazed door to the front, leading to an entrance hallway, laid to carpet and with period features including exposed woodwork. At the end of the hallway is the bathroom, recently installed to a high standard, comprising shower cubicle and a vanity unit with low level WC and basin. To the right of the entrance hall is the sitting room, laid to carpet and enjoying exposed beams, window to the front with window seat and open fireplace. Beyond the sitting room is a study area, carpeted with window to the side.
The dining room to the left is a beautiful room, with a stunning inglenook fireplace with wooden beam and fitted cupboard beside, the window to the front benefits from a window seat and a door within the dining room leads to stairs giving access to the first floor.
At the back of the house is the kitchen, fitted with a range of wall and base units with worktops and tiled splashbacks over, porcelain one and a half sink with drainer, electric oven with electric hob and extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge and freezer. A double glazed door to the side gives access to the garden.
Stairs from the dining room lead to the first floor landing, carpeted and with airing cupboard as well as loft access.
Bedroom one is a generous carpeted double bedroom and benefits from fitted wardrobes and a window to the front. Bedroom two is a further double room, carpeted and with window to the front. Bedroom three to the front of the house is currently configured as a sewing room, with fitted units with worktops over creating an ideal hobby/work room.
Crown Cottage is pleasantly situated close to the centre of the attractive village of Long Sutton which offers local facilities including post office/store, primary school, village hall with adjoining sports field, Devonshire Arms Hotel, ancient parish church and nearby 18 hole golf course.
Further facilities are available either at Somerton (2 miles) or Langport (4 miles), the larger towns of Yeovil, Bridgwater, Street (Millfield School) and Glastonbury are all within commuting distance and the County town of Taunton with access to the M5 motorway is about 16 miles to the west. The A303 (linking with the M3) is within 5 miles. Rail links to London are available at Castle Cary and Yeovil.
To the front of the house is a small area of garden, mostly laid to paving, with two enclosed planting beds.
At the side of the house is a gated driveway, laid to gravel, offering parking for two plus cars, leading to the detached barn. The barn is currently configured as a double garage and storage area, with light, power and two electric up and over doors. Given the barn’s detachment from the main house, there may be some potential for future development, subject to obtaining suitable planning consent.
A door from the kitchen leads to the rear garden, an attractive space with a gravel seating area to the immediate rear of the house, lawn, pond with water fountain and a range of established planting. The barn can be accessed from the garden via a side door.
Also accessible from the garden are two stone stores, both attached to the house, offering excellent external storage, with a further access door leading to the road at the front.