Detached house for sale in Lottisham, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6

Guide price £1,750,000
Detached house for sale - 6 bedrooms 6 2 3
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Property features

  • Hall, drawing room, dining room, library/study, stair hall, bathroom
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, scullery, larder, utility room, cloakroom
  • First floor landings, 6 bedrooms, family bathroom, cloakroom. Further attic rooms
  • Coach House with double garage, store and workshop. Annexe flat above with sitting room, kitchen area, bedroom and bathroom
  • Timber stables providing two loose boxes and tack room. Stone stables providing three loose boxes
  • Established gardens with water feature and tennis court. Pasture land
  • About 14.2 acres

Property description

Lottisham Manor was originally built as an Open Hall House in the 15th century and incorporates architectural details from alterations made during the late 16th and the 17th centuries. Set in established gardens and open pasture land all of which combine to make Lottisham Manor a most appealing home offering with history and immense charm.

The house is approached over a gravel drive which forms a forecourt beside the house and coach house. The stone elevations under a clay tile roof line are complimented by stone mullion leaded windows and a trio of high stack chimneys. A central flagstone floored reception hall has wide braced doors at either end which open to front and rear elevations respectively. The large drawing room and dining room stand to either side and with the stair hall and panelled library beyond the drawing room. Architectural features abound with chamfered beams, framed ceilings with moulded beams, panelled walls and screens and fine dressed stone fireplaces. Of particular note is the large fireplace in the dining room which includes a closet thought to have originated as a priest hole. The kitchen is bordered by a scullery which opens into boot room, larder and rear hall (with secondary stairs off) and the utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor the origins of the open hall house are apparent with part of the 15th century jointed cruck roof. There are two very large bedrooms in the centre of the house with four further bedrooms and a bathroom. In addition there are two attics offering further rooms

Lottisham Manor is situated in the hamlet of Lottisham which has a small church. The nearby village of Baltonsborough provides a pub and primary school. The historic and cultural city of Bath provides extensive shopping and restaurants. More locally, Castle Cary, Street and Bruton provide a range of excellent local shops, pubs and restaurants, including the renowned Hauser and Wirth Art Gallery and the Roth Bar and Grill. Wells and Gillingham both provide quality supermarkets.

Excellent schools in the area include Hazelgrove, Kings Bruton, Millfield and Wells. Schooling is also available further afield in Bath, Bristol, Shaftesbury and Sherborne. The surrounding countryside provides an array of sporting amenities including first class national hunt racing at Wincanton and excellent pheasant and partridge shoots. Golf clubs locally include Wheathill, Mendip, Wells and Sherborne. Road and rail links from Lottisham Manor are excellent; with a regular direct service to London Paddington from nearby Castle Cary Station (approximately 8.5 miles). Access to the A303 provides fast links to London and the West Country. Bristol Airport is approximately 26.5 miles away.

A detached stone built coach house provides garaging, workshop and storage space on the ground floor. The first floor, which is accessed by a wide external stone staircase is arranged as a one bedroom flat with sitting room, kitchen area, bedroom and a bathroom. Within the gardens is a stone-built building arranged as a stables with three loose boxes (with power and water). There is a wooden stable block providing two further loose boxes and a tack room.

The gardens are a significant feature of the house with wide lawns wrapping around the house and rose bordered flagstones and gravel paths leading to its many areas which include formal and informal planting schemes. The orchard, to the east of the house, has fruitful plum, pear and apple trees. The kitchen gardens with vegetable beds and soft fruits are to the south of the coach house. A water garden, created in the mid twentieth century, incorporates many specimen shrubs and trees and a small bridge to cross the garden stream. At the end of the garden is a large tennis court with netting. The whole is bordered by pasture land which extends to a field stream which runs along the extreme southern edge of the property. The field to west of the house is subject to a covenant. Further details from the selling agents

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