A stunning contemporary country house in excess of 6,700 square feet set in the rolling Somerset countryside.
LocationEvercreech is a bustling village situated close to Castle Cary and the thriving village of Bruton, with access from the A371.
A variety of local amenities include a post office and '7 til' 10' shop, pharmacy, doctors surgery, Free-house village pub & restaurant, award winning fish & chip shop and a local church.
There are a number of well-regarded schools in the area including Millfield Prep & Senior School, Kings Bruton Senior School, Wells Cathedral School and Hazelgrove Preparatory School.
The cities of Bath and Bristol are accessible to the north, and the A303 to London and the West of England is accessed either at Sparkford or Wincanton to the south.
There is a main line station in Castle Cary with services to London Paddington (journey time from 97 minutes), along with Gillingham main line station offering services to London Waterloo (journey time from 117 minutes).
DescriptionCreech House is a fine contemporary country house set in rolling countryside, on the edge of a sought after village close to amenities, schools and a mainline railway station.
The design brief for local award-winning Chartered Architects, Della Valle, was to create a country house by extending and upgrading the original Edwardian Dower House, retaining a traditional style, using local materials such as Blue Lias, Doulting Ashlar and Welsh Slate for the external finishes.
Internally, the brief was to design flexible open-plan living spaces with lots of natural light, while also creating a low maintenance, low energy home, embracing high-tech systems, using high quality materials & finishes.
The house offers superb entertaining, leisure and living spaces, with the outdoor terraces having uninterrupted views of Cranmore Chase and the surrounding farmland.
The accommodation is beautifully presented and the proportions are superb.
Upon entering there is a spacious entrance lobby, that in turn leads into the stunning kitchen, dining and informal living area.
There is an L-shaped lounge that opens into a spectacular kitchen/dining room.
It has a fully glazed rear elevation, vaulted ceiling, exceptional proportions and ceramic floor that combine to give a tremendous feeling of space and light.
A bespoke kitchen with striking contemporary units sits at the heart of the room.
Towards the front of the house is a comfortable sitting area and to the rear is a superb dining space with bi-folding doors on two elevations that lead into the rear garden.
A separate gym also overlooks the rear garden with bi-folding doors providing access to the garden.
This room could easily provide a further sitting room.
Also of particular note is the stunning dual aspect drawing room that has large bi-fold doors on both elevations leading into the garden.
There is a striking contemporary fireplace with wood-burning stove that sits at the focal point of this magnificent entertaining space.
Also on the ground floor is a cinema room, lobby, spacious utility room and plant room.
There are two separate WC's and in addition to this there is a ground floor bedroom (8) with en suite shower room.
On the first floor is a luxurious principal suite with dressing room and stunning en suite bathroom.
There are Juliet balconies off both rooms that take in superb views.
There are six further bedrooms (two en suite) and a family bathroom.
OutsideThe property is approached via electric gates that lead into a generous parking area for several vehicles.
There is a triple garage with automated doors and underfloor heating.
There is an enclosed level garden that is mainly laid to lawn to the rear of the house backing onto neighbouring farm land and overlooking the rolling Somerset countryside.
59 acre site• Electric gated entrance• Parking for 8/10 cars• Remote control electric garage doors• Underfloor heating to garages• Underfloor heating to house – ground floor• Wet heating system to first floor• Calpeda twin pump water pressure-pump system• Klargester Biodisc 'clearwater' sewage treatment system• Twin coaxial satellite cable throughout• Hard-wired fire & smoke alarm system throughoutSquare Footage: 6749 sq ft
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