This beautifully designed home with its stunning interior and wonderful countryside location, perches in understated grandeur within the verdant, rolling landscape of historic Somerton.
Offering a blissful blend of away-from-it-all escapism and luxury boutique lifestyle, an extraordinarily gorgeous interior awaits guests, where stunning furnishings and artistic flair are outdone only by the incredible views that impose on nearly every room in the house. With space to be together and room to be apart, there are cosy picture-windowed corners to steal away to, and lavish living spaces for lounging in, including a sumptuous sitting room with its ornate fireplace that adds not only a hint of opulence but also warmth and ambience during the colder months. A fabulous fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and seating cuts a contemporary figure of design simplicity where morning coffees are savoured and home cooking is more ‘sociable soiree’ than mundane chore.
Dining is a relaxed affair with guests gathering around the farmhouse table in the kitchen to share meals and conversation while large glass doors extend the entertainment area from the inside out. Spanning the length of the house, the furnished sandstone patio offers an uninterrupted perspective of the seemingly infinite rural landscape beyond and an elevated deck with bubbling hot tub at the far end tempts long delicious soaks at any time of the day or night.
With relaxation being at the forefront of the home’s design repertoire, guests can wander down to the unspoiled grass paddock with its shepherd hut at the far end of the garden to enjoy a G&T in the sunshine, and for rainy afternoons there’s a cinema snug complete with sink-in seating, a flatscreen tv and more of those exceptional countryside views.
Upstairs, three contemporary bedrooms offer beautifully styled light-filled spaces to retreat to for a late morning read or post-lunch nap, and when the sun sets and curtains are drawn, they become the cosiest of sanctuaries for a deeply refreshing night’s sleep.
Home to an attractive market square, Somerton’s pretty stone houses and independently owned shops and restaurants reside on wide, tree-lined streets weaving the old and new together in fabulous fashion. Within a short distance from the house, the town offers guests a selection of eating-out options as well as ample opportunity for filling travel bags with one-off items to take home. Slightly further afield but easily accessible, the 300 year old Newt estate in Somerset is, by its own admission ‘a place of wonderment’; with its exquisite acreage, on-site restaurant and beautiful limestone buildings making it an absolute must-visit destination while visiting the area.
Main Living Room
This beautiful room is located on the ground floor and has two sofas as well as two armchairs seating six guests. Other furnishings include those of a coffee table, side tables, bookshelves, an armoire and table lamps. The room features an open fireplace with decorative surround and has access to the terrace
Second Living Room
Furnished with a large, comfy sofa and an armchair, this ground floor room has a wonderful working fireplace as well as a small flat screen TV and access to the rear terrace
To the back of the room there’s a small study area with a desk and chair that creates the ideal space for catching up on work e-mails
Nestled beneath the stairs on the ground floor this lovely little nook has a window and an upholstered bench seat making it a quiet spot to catch up on your reading while enjoying countryside views
The ground floor cinema room has a large 55-inch LG Smart flat TV screen with Amazon Prime and Netflix as well as a Sonos soundbar. A large sofa provides snuggle room for six guests and converts to a bed for additional sleeping for one guest
Dining Room (on the ground floor and accessed from hall down a step)
Open plan with the kitchen, the dining area is furnished with a farmhouse table, a wonderfully comfortable sofa bench, and three dining chairs
Open plan with the dining area and located on the ground floor, the spacious kitchen features a contemporary design with marble accents and stone worktops. A large central island is fitted with an induction hob and doubles as a breakfast bar with three sturdy barstools
The range of appliances includes an integrated electric oven with grill, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, a Nespresso coffee machine, a kettle and toaster
*Note on bedrooms and sleeping arrangements
Sleeping for the 6th guest is either on the sofa bed in the cinema room or on the pull out trundle bed in Bedroom Three
Located on the first floor and furnished with a king size bed, this en-suite room has far-reaching views over the surrounding landscape. Other furniture includes a built-in wardrobe, bedside tables with lamps and a large cabinet / chest of drawers
Located on the first floor this fantastic room has more of those spectacular countryside views and is furnished with a double bed, bedside tables with lights and a dressing table with drawers and a mirror
A wonderfully styled bedroom on the first floor, it features a fabulous, wallpapered ceiling and a lush outlook from the window which is positioned over its single bed. Additional furniture includes a side pedestal and light as well as a built-in wardrobe
*There is a pull out trundle bed for additional sleeping for 1 guest (either a child or an adult)
Located on the first floor, the contemporary family bathroom has a large walk-in shower, a hand basin and WC
En suite to the master bedroom on the first floor, with walk-in shower, hand basin and WC
*There is a small cloakroom with WC on the ground floor off the kitchen / dining area
To the back of the property, a fantastic terrace spans the length of the house and is furnished with sun-loungers, a stylish rattan lounge suite and table as well as a second dining table with seating for six. To the far side of the terrace, a large hot tub bubbles away on its own decked platform and boasts beautiful views down the garden and over the rural landscape beyond. Please note that the hot tub will only be up to temperature the day after arrival
The large lawn on the top tier of the garden is landscaped and surrounded by a fence. A gate then accesses the footpath which meanders down a gentle slope to the bottom meadow, passing a delightful shepherds hut (newly built with cushions and mattress) and a small bistro table with chairs
Parking for three cars on the driveway to the front of the property
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