Church Lane, Long Load, Langport


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A most charming five bedroom detached character cottage, set in an enviable rural location with wonderful countryside views, gardens and grounds in total 1.6 acres. EPC Band E


Rose Cottage is situated off a peaceful country lane on the edge of the small village of Long Load overlooking the unspoilt Somerset countryside. Local facilities are available in the neighbouring village of Long Sutton approximately 2 miles away, offering primary school, parish church and village hall. Devonshire Arms Hotel and golf club. Everyday facilities are available in Martock just 2.5 miles away, along with easy access to the A303. Further shopping, recreational and scholastic amenities are available in Langport, Yeovil, Sherborne and Taunton.

The property is believed to date from the early 1700's and is constructed of local stone beneath a Roman clay tiled roof and has been cared for by the present owners for 40 years. During this time the cottage has been tastefully decorated and enjoys spacious living which has been sympathetically extended. The property is surrounded by attractive well maintained gardens and grounds leading to an enclosed paddock, in all totalling approximately 1.65 acres.


Rose Cottage is accessed through a covered open porch, into a recently created entrance hall, with the charming sitting room on the right and the dining room on the left. The sitting room is spacious with character ceiling beams, window seat and carved stone fireplace with a wood burning stove. Both reception rooms enjoy front aspect views across the pretty cottage garden. The kitchen/diner has rear aspect views across the neighbouring countryside and comprises a range of painted timber wall and base units with drawers and polished granite work surfaces, oil fired Rayburn, electric AGA Companion and Belfast sink. The dual aspect study, utility room and cloakroom are all accessed off the kitchen. On the first floor can be found the master bedroom with en suite bathroom and shower. four further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.


The cottage is approached off a peaceful country lane through double timber gates, onto a gravelled parking area. The double carport is attached to one side of the cottage. Adjacent to the carport is a workshop, with a further gravelled courtyard beyond. The garden extends on three sides of the cottage and comprises area of lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders, vegetable garden and summerhouse overlooking the paddock. The paddock has a separate field gate for vehicular access. In all the garden and paddock extend to approximately 1.65 acres.


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating and Rayburn.


Travel west from the A303 Podimore roundabout on the A372 towards Langport. After 4 miles turn left onto the B3165, signed to Long Load. continue for approximately 2 miles into the village and turn right onto Church Lane, just before the church. Rose Cottage will be found on the right after 0.5 miles.


Strictly by appointment with the vendors' selling agents, Messrs. Stags, Yeovil office, Telephone 01935 475000.

Arrange viewing 01935 321902

Stags - Yeovil

4-6 Park Rd, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1DZ

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