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POSSIBLY THE MOST ATTRACTIVE BUILDING IN THE TOWN CENTRE! A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A STUNNING, SUBSTANTIAL, HISTORIC TOWN CENTRE BUILDING! 3640 SQUARE FEET OF GEORGIAN DOUBLE-FRONTED TOWN HOUSE ACCOMMODATION, SHOP PREMISES, ART GALLERY AND STUDIO! ELEGANT CEILING HEIGHTS, GRAND STAIRCASE, ELM FLOORBOARDS AND MOULDINGS! LOVELY CONDITION - SYMPATHETICALLY RESTORED RETAINING MANY ORIGINAL CHARACTER FEATURES! PARKING FOR TWO CARS! SMALL LAWNED PATIO/GARDEN AREA! THIS PROPERTY MUST BE VIEWED INTERNALLY! This handsome, unique, Grade II listed property is one of the icons of Wincanton town centre and is a former coaching inn and is entitled to bear a Royal Coat of Arms as Queen Victoria slept there.. Situated in the trendy, historic heart of this country town amongst artisan bakeries, coffee shops and lovely pubs - a potential new owner would be buying in to the town centre's coveted out-and-about culture. The flexible accommodation is used by the current owners for a retail shop, art gallery and studio as well as sumptuous living accommodation. Subject to the necessary planning permission, this property could offer all kinds of uses from one huge family home to various commercial or rental investment options including retail, gallery, restaurant or coffee shops - subject to the necessary planning permission. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance reception hall, grand stairwell, art gallery/dining room, shop, studio/utility room, huge 42'1 drawing room, kitchen, first floor WC, four generous bedrooms - one with en-suite bathroom and a large family bathroom. There is also a substantial cellar. The property boasts gas fired central heating and electric heating in the shop. Wincanton is an exciting up-and-coming town with a beautiful, historic town centre. It offers a range of supermarkets, shops, a health centre, library and churches. There are two primary schools and a comprehensive school. There are good sporting facilities, including a newly constructed sports centre with swimming pool and outdoor sporting facility. The famous Wincanton racecourse is nearby. Access to the A303 trunk road for those working in London is superb and localï¿½ rail links make London Waterloo Paddington in as little as one hour forty minutes. DO COME AND VIEW THIS PROPERTY!
Panelled front door gives main access to the town house.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL
A generous entrance hall. Multi-pane window to the side. Moulded dado rail and skirting boards. Period staircase. Double doors lead to under stairs cupboard space. Floor hatch gives access to the lower floor ground cellar split into two main rooms.
CELLAR ROOM ONE- 17' x 14'2
CELLAR ROOM TWO- 12'9 x 9'6
This cellar offers excellent wine storage or further storage facility for the property.
Period staircase sweeps to the first floor.
Period panelled doors lead off the entrance reception hall to the ground floor rooms.
DINING ROOM/ARTIST STUDIO - 17'7 maximum x 14'3
Two feature period multi-pane Georgian sash windows to the front with working panelled shutters. Panelling to dado height. Exposed oak floorboards. Grand open fireplace with marble surrounds. Flagstone hearth. Separate door to the side.
UTILITY ROOM/STUDIO - 14'2 x 9'10 maximum
Large feature period multi-pane sash window to the side. Exposed beam work. Exposed natural stone elevations. Fireplace recess. Feature wall alcove. Ceramic Belfast sink with oak surrounds. Space and point for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Grand period stair case rises from the entrance reception hall to half landing.
Radiator. Moulded dado rail.
Staircase continues to first floor landing.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING/STUDY AREA - 15'3 maximum x 15'8 maximum
Large feature period multi-pane window to the side. Multi-pane period window to the rear. Cast iron radiator. Moulded dado rail. Shelved alcove.
Period panelled doors lead off the first floor landing area to main first floor rooms.
MAIN RECEPTION/DRAWING ROOM - 42' maximum x 16'10
A huge 'wow-factor' main reception room enjoying elegant ceiling heights of the period. Moulded ceiling cornice work and ceiling roses. Moulded dado rail. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Large period bay window to the front with feature period multi-pane Georgian sash windows. Secondary glazing. Fitted plantation shutters. Four further multi-pane windows to the front with fitted plantation shutters. Exposed elm floorboards. Two feature period carved stone fireplaces, one with living flame gas fire. Flagstone hearth. Two cast iron radiators. Telephone point. TV point.
Entrance leads to kitchen/breakfast room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 17'6 x 7'
A range of cream coloured Shaker style kitchen units comprising timber effect laminate effect work surface. Tiled surrounds. Inset stainless steel one and a half sink bowl and drainer unit. Mixer tap over. Range style Leisure electric double oven and hob. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Integrated dishwasher. Space for upright fridge/freezer. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards. Arched feature shelved recess provides larder space. Inset feature ceiling lighting. Concealed cooker hood extractor fan. Built in wine rack.
Period panelled door leads off the first floor landing to bedroom four.
BEDROOM FOUR - 9'4 maximum x 9'4
A double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and cupboards above. Radiator. Moulded dado rail. Shelved alcove. Multi-pane feature period Georgian sash window to the side. Exposed beam work.
FIRST FLOOR CLOAKROOM
Low level fitted WC. Wall mounted wash basin. Fitted linen cupboard with shelving and concealed cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater.
Grand stair case continues from the first floor landing to the second floor landing.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Double glazed Velux ceiling window. Moulded dado rail. Seating area. Multi-pane period sash window to the rear enjoying pleasant views
Multi-pane panelled doors lead off the second floor landing to the bedrooms.
MASTER BEDROOM - 18' x 13'4 maximum
A generous master bedroom enjoying two multi-pane sash windows to the front. Secondary glazing. Fitted plantation shutters. Moulded dado rail. Radiator. Three doors lead to extensive fitted wardrobe cupboard space. Panelled door leads to en-suite bathroom.
Edwardian style pedestal wash basin. Tiled splash back. Fitted WC. Panelled bath with tiled surrounds. Mains shower tap arrangement over. Shower rail. Extractor fan. Exposed beam work.
BEDROOM TWO - 12'8 x 15'2
Two multi-pane sash windows to the front with secondary glazing and fitted plantation shutters. Exposed beam work. Moulded dado rail. Radiator. Doors lead to large wardrobe cupboard space.
BEDROOM THREE - 10' x 9' maximum
Multi-pane sash window to the front. Secondary glazing. Fitted plantation shutters. Panelled doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space. Radiator. Access hatch in the ceiling to the loft space.
SECOND FLOOR FAMILY BATHROOM - 12'3 x 9'6
A coloured suite comprising pedestal wash basin. Low level WC. Panelled bath with wall mounted shower tap arrangement over. Shower rail. Tiled surrounds. Shelved alcove. Shaver light and point. Radiator. Multi-pane window to the side. Moulded dado rail.
GROUND FLOOR SHOP PREMISES - 23'7 x 17'3
Located on the other side of the archway. Prominent glass shop frontage to the centre of Wincanton and large glazed window to cobbled access and archway. Separate personal door to the side. The shop is integral but separated from the main house and could be converted to a further room extending the current accommodation (subject to necessary planning permission).
PLEASE NOTE: The accommodation that this property offers could be used for a range of uses from retail shop premises, to art studio and gallery, first floor restaurant or coffee shop, bed and breakfast or simply one large town house residence, all subject to the necessary planning permission.
Feature archway with double timber gates gives access to a cobbled private road. This road services a number of properties at the rear of Greyhound House. This vehicular access shared with Greyhound House gives the property vehicular access to a parking area at the rear providing off road parking for two cars. Beyond this parking area there is a small portion of garden.
GARDEN - 21'3 x 19'3
This paved garden area is perfect for those wishing to have a summer time gin and tonic area rather than the hard upkeep of a far larger garden. It is also a lovely little sun trap!
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