2 bedroom Apartment for sale: Almshouse Lane, Ilchester

  • reception rooms 1
  • bedrooms 2
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: 36579_9014819


If you are looking for your own piece of history, a home as unique as you are, then this could be just the ticket. This Grade ll listed landmark building known as The Manor House is believed to date back to the 17th century. Converted in the 80's into three self-contained apartments. It is centrally located in this popular and convenient village. A shared hall leads up to the first floor where the front door opens to an entrance hall, fitted kitchen, cloakroom and staircase rising to a double bedroom with en-suite shower. The magnificent living room is the star of the show with a stunning hamstone fireplace with wood burning stove and an impressive spiral staircase leads to the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Outside is allocated parking for up to two cars and a handy lockable storage cupboard measuring 4.60m x 1.01m with power and light. This apartment really does have the WOW factor. EPC Rating - N/A

The Manor House is located at the end of Almshouse Lane, away from the main road and adjacent to the old High street with its terrace of pretty cottages. The village benefits from a good range of facilities including several pubs and restaurants, garage and village post office, doctors and dental surgery. The village benefits from excellent road links via the A303 and A37 and lies within c.5-10 minutes' drive of Yeovil itself.


With stairs leading to first floor landing. Glazed stone mullion windows to the side.

Front door to :-

Entrance Lobby
Electric fuse box. Coving. Ceiling light point. Glazed door to :-

Kitchen - 2.65m (8' 8") x 2.03m (6' 7")
With two mullion windows to side. Fitted with traditional units comprising floor and wall mounted storage cupboards and drawers with work surfaces over incorporating a 1 ½ bowl sink drainer with mixer tap. Tiling to splash prone areas. Built in double electric oven with electric hob and hood over. Built in Fridge. Night storage heater. Coving to ceiling. Ceiling light point. From entrance lobby step up to :-

Inner Hall
With stairs rising to the second floor. Under stairs storage cupboard with plumbing for washing machine. Coving to ceiling. Ceiling light point. Doors to :-

With stone mullion window to the side. Closed coupled WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Deep window sill doubling as shelf. Controls for electric immersion heater.

Lounge - 5.56m (18' 2") max x 5.79m (18' 11") max
This sensational reception room has excellent proportions and magnificent carved Hamstone fireplace housing a cast iron wood burning stove. Mullion window to the front with window seat allowing you to make to most of the charming village views with further mullion window to the side. Two night storage heaters. TV point. Coving to ceiling. Ceiling light point. Spiral staircase leading to further second floor.

Second Floor
The apartment benefits from two separate second floor areas making it ideal for those with guests. From the inner hall a traditional staircase leads to :-

Bedroom Two - 4.00m (13' 1") x 3.72m (12' 2") max
With superb feature Hamstone mullion window to side levation with original timber beam over and 'mini' feature windows enjoying views across the village with the countryside beyond. Hamstone Niche. A double bedroom with fitted shower cubicle to one corner. Fitted shower housing 'Mira' electric shower unit. BT point. Ceiling light point.

From the living room a spiral staircase leads up to:

Master Bedroom - 4.92m (16' 1") max x 3.09m (10' 1") min 5.13m (16' 9") max inc spiral staircase
With Hamstone mullion secondary glazed windows to front and side elevation enjoying panoramic views over the village towards the countryside. With a good range of built-in storage/wardrobe space. Night storage heater. Glazed door to:-

With timber flooring. White suite comprising panelled bath with shower handset. Vanity wash hand basin with storage under. Low level WC. Fully tiled walls. Mirrored cabinet with built-in low voltage lighting. Extractor.

The property benefits from an allocated parking area /optional drying space which provides parking for 2 vehicles. There is also a couple of small flower borders. A pedestrian gate leads through to Almshouse Lane and a shared vehicular access road leads into the Manor House from Manor Gardens. There is also the benefit of a good size outside store 4.62m (15'1) x 1.02m (3'4) which provides useful storage space for items such as bikes etc. There is power and light connected.

The property is leasehold but also owns a one third share in the freehold of the property, as do the other two apartments in the building. No service charges or ground rents are therefore payable, the property is simply responsible for one third share of any joint costs.

From Yeovil proceed north up Ilchester Road (A37) and follow the A37 into Ilchester. At the roundabout on the edge of the village go straight over (2nd exit) into the village and then turn left opposite the bus stop into Almshouse Lane. Proceed down the lane and The Manor House can be found on the left hand side at the Junction with the High Street. For viewings you can park in Almshouse Lane and walk through the timber pedestrian gate in the stone wall.

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Reference: 36579_9014819

Contact Agent

Laceys Yeovil Ltd
Tel: 01935 425 115