Bakers Farm Barns, Puckington, Ilminster


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A unique attached barn conversion with spacious annexe. Situated in lovely countryside on the edge of a pretty hamlet, it has easy access to London and the South East via the A303, and the South West and North via the M5. Offered to market with no onward chain. EPC Band G.


Puckington is a friendly village located just North of the thriving, historic, market town of Ilminster. The village has many attractive period properties and lies in a conservation zone. It is situated within easy reach of excellent road links and a range of local facilities. The nearby village of Barrington is renowned for its stunning National Trust property, Barrington Court, a popular pub called the Barrington Boar and well-supported village events, including local produce markets, and a busy social calendar. Ilminster itself has a large variety of independent stores centred around the market square and 15th Century Minster church, including award winning butchers, delicatessen and dairy shop, antiques shops, boutiques and gift stores as well as a supermarket with ample free parking. There are also easy communication links with the A303, A358 and M5.


The Cottage is a charming, spacious attached barn conversion, which offers versatile living and accommodation arranged over two floors. The barn was converted for its owner many years ago and has been cleverly designed to take full advantage of its superb setting. It retains many period features.


The accommodation includes a tiled entrance hall, with downstairs cloakroom and WC, and door to the light, open-planned living room, which boasts an impressive vaulted, beamed ceiling with a large picture window to one side and underfloor heating. There is a stone-built chimney breast with inset wood burning stove, and a turning oak staircase, with double doors leading to one of the en-suite bedrooms. Doors lead through to a garden room and kitchen, both of which have underfloor heating, and a ground floor bedroom. The kitchen is amply fitted with bespoke, hand painted units, extensive work surfaces and integrated appliances, including dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine. There is a large range cooker with gas hob, electric oven and extractor overhead. Windows overlook the rear garden. There is a further door to the garden room, which includes windows on two sides overlooking the garden, a tiled floor and French doors leading out to the patio. The ground floor bedroom includes a vaulted, beamed ceiling, extensive built-in wardrobes, door to rear garden and door to the en-suite bathroom, which includes a large enclosed shower cubicle, panelled bath, wash basin and built-in sauna. The second bedroom situated on the first floor, has a large window offering extensive countryside views, and a door to an en-suite with large enclosed shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and panelled bath. There is a separate annexe accessed from the garden which includes a reception area and staircase to first floor, a kitchenette, ground floor bathroom with roll top bath and overhead shower, WC and wash basin. The living room has a vaulted ceiling, inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burning stove and window overlooking the garden. On the first floor there is a gallery bedroom, which overlooks the living room and enjoys a heavily beamed ceiling.


Access is via a five-bar gate which opens onto a gravelled driveway and concrete yard with plenty of parking and a single garage. The drive extends to the front door and the side of the property. The landscaped garden at the rear is of cottage style, with original stone walling, a water feature and raised sleeper-edged beds. Sheltered, with stunning views over orchards, hills and fields, it includes two patio areas, two pergolas and a part-walled section, it extends further giving access to a raised garden with a number of fruit trees, and to the side of the property. The garden is south facing and enjoys a large degree of privacy.


On entering Puckington, proceed to the top of the hill. There is a farm house with a large monkey puzzle tree in the garden. The access to the property is directly opposite this farmhouse via a shared concrete drive.

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