Offers in the Region Of £695,000

3 bed cottage for sale in Lower Chillington, Ilminster (ref: 11470957)


Key Features

  • Detached Character Cottage in Idyllic Quiet Location
  • Stunning Country Views
  • Gardens and Woodland of Approximately 0.71 Acre
  • Spacious Living Room
  • Snug with Multi Fuel Burner
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen/Diner
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Bathroom and En-Suite Shower Room
  • Garage and Workshop and Ample Off Road Parking
  • Garden Room/Office


Beautiful detached character cottage in an unrivalled, idyllic rural location with delightful country views and attractive gardens and woodland of approximately 0.71 acre. The cottage, lovely garden, substantial off road parking and garage are surrounded by stunning countryside. This unique family home has been sympathetically extended linking the old with the new to provide a modern fitted kitchen, cosy snug with multi fuel burner, good size living room with big windows and patio doors to really make the most of the beautiful views and a useful downstairs master bedroom with en-suite shower room. Upstairs are two double bedrooms, a bathroom and separate WC. The property has been greatly improved over recent years but still retains the charm and character of a country cottage with the added benefit of lots of space and light. The cottage enjoys attractive landscaped gardens in a woodland setting together with a detached garden room/office and lots of defined areas to create a tranquil retreat.

Entrance Porch - Half glazed door to front, side and front aspect windows with countryside views, quarry tiled floor and doors to kitchen and entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - 9' 1'' x 9' 10'' (2.77m x 2.99m) - Stairs to first floor with decorative balustrade and hand rail, under stairs cupboard, radiator and door to snug and kitchen.

Living Room - 20' 2'' x 14' 9'' (6.14m x 4.49m) - A most interesting room with sliding full height double glazed patio doors with lovely views of the countryside, front and rear aspect double glazed windows, wood burning stove, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and steelworks, TV point, radiator and doors to rear garden and master bedroom.

Snug/Dining Room - 15' 8'' x 9' 11'' (4.77m x 3.02m) - Two front aspect double glazed windows with countryside views, window seat, inglenook fireplace with inset multifuel burner set on flagstone hearth and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.57m x 4.26m) - Rear aspect double glazed window, double glazed french doors opening to the patio with countryside views. Fitted kitchen comprising a range of wall and base units with granite worktops over, Smeg stainless steel sink unit, Smeg dual fuel cooker with extractor hood, larder unit, plumbing for dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, space for American style fridge/freezer, tiled splash backs and radiator.

Utility Room - 9' 1'' x 5' 7'' (2.77m x 1.70m) - Plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer or fridge/freezer and oil fired boiler providing hybrid central heating and hot water, double bowl Butler style sink, WC and Air Source Heat Pump controls.

Master Bedroom - 17' 8'' x 10' 1'' (5.38m x 3.07m) - Front aspect double glazed window, double glazed door to side opening to parterre garden, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, built in wardrobe and radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room - Rear aspect double glazed window, fully tiled shower (Aqualisa), pedestal wash hand basin, WC, extractor fan and heated towel rail.


Gallery Landing - Front aspect double glazed window, decorative balustrade and hand rail, exposed beams, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and access to roof space.

Bedroom Two - 15' 5'' x 13' 8'' (4.70m x 4.16m) - Front and rear aspect double glazed window with countryside views, laid to carpet and radiator.

Bedroom Three - 14' 10'' x 9' 11'' (4.52m x 3.02m) - Front aspect double glazed window with countryside views, magnificient solid elm exposed floorboards, storage cupboard and radiator.

Bathroom - Front aspect double glazed window with countryside views, bath with Aqualisa shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor, tiled splash backs and heated towel rail.

Separate WC - Rear aspect double glazed window, low level WC, tiled floor and heated towel rail.

Parking - Block paved parking area to front and side of garage with gate leading to front door and gate to the car port and workshop.

Garage - 14' 9'' x 11' 1'' (4.49m x 3.38m) - Electric roller door to front, power, lighting and loft storage space.

Garden Room/Office - 13' 5'' x 11' 9'' (4.09m x 3.58m) - Insulated room with French doors and full width windows offering extensive countryside views, with decked area to front, laminate flooring, power, lighting, telephone point and wall mounted electric heater.

Garden - The garden has been designed to create a tranquil place and is arranged over different levels laid to lawn with natural stone retaining walls and an array of shrubs, trees and paths leading to secluded garden areas with patio, pergola and decorative pavilion. There is an additional paved patio to the front of the house which leads to a lovely parterre garden with central water feature. There is a timber framed potting and storage shed with cobbled path to the garden room/office. Another path leads into a woodland garden with mature trees and shrubs. The path leads to the top of the garden and follows the full length of the boundary hedge. Two well positioned sitting areas give outstanding views towards the Blackdown Hills and the sunset.

Visitor Parking Area - Opposite the property, a further parking area with a hardstanding provides space for multiple vehicles whilst a wooded area adjacent provides a tranquil area for contemplation. The grounds extend to 0.71 acre. The location offers privacy and seclusion in a rural setting with the garden providing variety and colour throughout the year.

AGENTS NOTE - We have a simple goal to provide you with an exceptional level of service, combining good old fashioned values with cutting edge marketing for your home. We are passionate about the local area and are always looking for ways to support our local community. Covering Yeovil, Sherborne, Crewkerne, Martock, South Petherton, Chard and Ilminster, along with surrounding towns and villages. We offer a full range of services including Sales, Lettings, Independent Financial Advice and conveyancing. In fact everything that you could need to help you move.

Stamp Duty Due

Based on a sale price of £695,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:


Last updated: The calculator has been updated to reflect changes in stamp duty following the Mini Budget on 23rd September 2022.

* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.

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Further Details

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  • Reference: 11470957