- Tenure: Freehold
- Set amidst beautiful countryside much of which is designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
- Delightful village with good amenities including village stores/post office, church and public house
- Attractive farmhouse with light and airy family accommodation
- Annexe with large studio, open plan kitchen/sitting room and bedroom
- Mature gardens with attractive orchard and vegetable garden, tennis court and swimming pool
- Wonderful far reaching views from the gardens over open countryside
- EPC Exempt
Kingfisher Primary School (0.8mi.)
Cambian Lufton College (1.0mi.)
All Saints Church School (1.0mi.)
Attractive Grade II listed Hamstone farmhouse located in a tranquil village setting.
Bank Farm is set amidst beautiful countryside much of which is designated as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty especially protected for the diversity of its flora and fauna.
For centuries much of the surrounding land has been under the careful stewardship of large estates such as Montacute and Chiselborough and the surrounding villages comprise many period houses and cottages built of the delightful local honey coloured hamstone.
Lower Odcombe forms part of the village of Odcombe and is a few miles west of Yeovil with amenities including a village stores/post office, parish church and public house.
The nearby villages of Montacute with its famous National Trust administered Montacute House and East Chinnock provide a further variety of amenities.
The nearby local towns of Yeovil, Sherborne and Crewkerne provide an excellent variety of shopping, educational, recreational and cultural facilities. There are also good communications in the area with the A303 to the North.
This road is predominantly dual carriageway to the M3 and London and to the West towards the M5 at Taunton and then on to Exeter.
There are also mainline railway stations at Yeovil Junction and Sherborne on the Waterloo/Exeter line or Castle Cary on the Paddington/Penzance line. Also Pen Mill Station in Yeovil has a railway line to Bristol and Bath.
The area is well known for a variety of schools for all ages including Perrot Hill, Hazelgrove and Sherborne Boys and Girls School and St Anthony’s Leweston, Taunton Schools, Millfield and Bruton schools.
Sporting facilities nearby include golf at Sherborne and Yeovil, fishing and sailing are available at Sutton Bingham Reservoir near Yeovil or on the Dorset Jurassic coast. Horse racing is available at Salisbury, Exeter, Bath and Wincanton.
Bank Farm is an attractive Grade II listed Farmhouse with local hamstone elevations under a slate and tile roof dating from C1800. The Farmhouse offers light and airy accommodation, the formal reception rooms are situated off the main entrance hall; the study has a brick fireplace and bookcases and on the opposite side of the hall is the open plan sitting/dining room with a large inglenook fireplace housing a woodburning stove and an original bakers oven. The kitchen has wooden fitted units which are painted cream with granite work tops, an oil fired Aga and oven with a gas hob. Both the kitchen, the breakfast room and utility room have a terracotta tile floor throughout. The sitting room off the kitchen has doors that lead out to the paved terrace and garden beyond. Upstairs is the principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room. There are a further three bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom), a family shower room and a separate WC. There is also upstairs a separate sitting room and an office.
The annexe with a large studio currently used as a sewing room plus an open plan kitchen/sitting room and bedroom/bathroom above. The annexe is heated by electric night storage heating.
The property benefits from both a tennis court and a swimming pool with a pool house and separate pump room with a gas boiler to heat the swimming pool.
Further outbuildings include a workshop and a green house.
There is a single and a double garage block which subject to the necessary planning consents could be converted into further accommodation.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature planting, also an attractive orchard and productive vegetable garden. The wonderful far reaching views from the rear garden are over open countryside.
Please see floor plans.
Square Footage: 3866 sq ft
Through Yeovil on the A37 towards Kingston. Turn off along Preston Road and continue onto Bluebell Road. Follow the road to Odcombe passing Brympton House on your left. Into Odcombe and turn right to Lower Odcombe and Bank Farm is found on the right hand side.
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