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Property of The Week 14th Feb 2013

Detached Cottage in Need of Renovation    




Property Address:  The Hollies, Plowage  Lane, West Camel, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7QS


An individual detached cottage in need of modernisation, it was previously believed to have been to two
cottages with four bedrooms and four reception rooms, gardens and parking. 

The property will be sold in two lots with the cottage and garden forming Lot 1 and paddock forming Lot 2.

Auction Date: 22nd March 2013

Venue: The Shrubbery Hotel, Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9AR

Guide Price: £150,000

Lot Number: YEO120885  

Auctioneer Name: Greenslade Taylor Hunt

Auctioneer Website: Greenslade Taylor Hunt Auctioneers

View Catalogue: Click this link for The Property Auction Catalogue

Auctioneer’s Phone No: Tel:  01935 415300


The property will be sold in two lots with the cottage and garden forming Lot 1 and paddock forming Lot 2.


Lot 1 – Guide £150,000

The Hollies is a detached stone built property beneath a predominantly slate roof. It is understood that the cottage was originally two properties and now comprises highly flexible accommodation briefly comprising kitchen with range of fitted units, dining area, bathroom, good size rear lobby with further shower room, two reception rooms both with fireplaces whilst on the first floor there are four bedrooms along with a further shower room.


The property does benefit from oil fired central heating along with some double glazing. The property does require modernisation throughout.



A hardcore drive leads to a garden area located to the south and east of the property. The garden is mainly laid to lawn bounded by mature hedgerow to the front and by post and rail fencing to the rear. The gardens enjoy good views over countryside to the east and contain a number of mature broadleaf trees and shrubs and range of buildings comprising garden shed, store shed constructed of concrete panel beneath a CI roof, oil tank, poly tunnel, workshop constructed of stone beneath a CI roof with lean-to, single garage constructed of stone beneath a CI roof (part dilapidated) with access to the A303.


In total the property extends to 0.26 acre or thereabouts.


Lot 2 – £12,000


Located opposite the property (west) on the other side of the road is a triangular shaped paddock comprising gently sloping pasture land, vegetable growing area and timber shed (4.88m x 2.46m approx) constructed of timber beneath a CA roof with concrete floor.


The total of the property extends to 0.64 acre or thereabouts.


The property is in an elevated position and can be accessed via steps to the front of the property from the parking area. The parking area is accessed through an up and over door. To the side is a patio garden and to the rear is an enclosed garden.


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