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1 Farthings Paddock, Castle Cary

£2,900 pcm Let
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Address: The West House - 1 Farthings Paddock Alford
Town/City: Castle Cary
Postcode: BA7 7QA

County: Somerset
Sale Type: Let
Ref: #9585688

Property Summary

The West House is an impressive 5/6 bedroom modern, detached family home with large rooms, sitting in a lovely landscaped garden of approx. 0.8 acres and located in the small village of Alford, just on the outskirts of Castle Cary. The West House is well located for Hazelgrove, Millfield, All Hallows, the Bruton schools and Wells Cathedral schools.

Farthings Paddock has been designed to represent a “traditional farmstead”. The West House being the principal dwelling house with 3 other barn & worker style buildings, all located off a communal “farmyard style” square.

Constructed of traditional blue lias stone, The West House offers generous accommodation, on a footprint of nearly 4,000 sq ft, comprising entrance hall, downstairs cloakroom, small home office/study, huge open plan kitchen, dining and living area looking out towards the garden. The kitchen (newly decorated) has a new 5 burner double oven Rangemaster, an island, fridge freezer, hot tap and microwave and plenty of storage, a utility room with w.c and access to a double garage. There is a sitting room with log burner and a sun room which is an ideal space for an office or children’s games room.   There is also an additional room on the ground floor which could be used as a 6th bedroom.  

Upstairs the newly decorated galleried landing gives access to five double bedrooms (two with en-suites) and the family bathroom with separate shower and bath.  The Master bedroom suite comprises Jack and Jill walk in wardrobes and Ensuite with bath and shower. 


Outside there is a double garage plus a workshop / shed / store (7.87 x 7.11).  Plenty of parking.

The garden is mainly laid to lawn and is fully fenced and comes complete with 6 chickens and a chicken coop.


Alford is a small and friendly countryside village with its own parish church located between Lovington and Castle Cary. Lovington is a popular village with a church, primary school and a popular pub/restaurant. 

Castle Cary (just a 5 min drive away) is an attractive, small market town with many independent businesses including shops, boutiques and galleries. health centre, dental practice, library, post office, delicatessen, grocery stores, weekly market, butcher, newsagent, chemist, pubs, restaurants and and tea shops. Large supermarkets are located in the towns of Wincanton and Shepton Mallet which are both a short drive away and the fashionable town of Bruton is also very close by and is a popular town with several well-known restaurants, pubs and bars including “At the Chapel” and “The Roth Bar” at the world-renowned Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery. The country estate 'The Newt' is a five-minute drive away, with wonderful gardens, woodlands, restaurants, shops and a cider press - this a new and exciting addition to the area which will be wonderful for locals to visit all year round. Castle Cary train station has direct links to London Paddington in 2hrs. 

Rent includes garden maintenance (excluding lawn mowing however the landlords will leave the mower). 

Utilities - Calor gas heating, mains water & sewage. South Somerset Council Tax Band G.

Viewing by appointment only. 


Pets considered 

Available 19th July 2019 

Long term let available 

Council Tax band D

EPC Rating: D 

Security deposit £3,100 held with the DPS 

In accordance with the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, the information provided by Lodestone in these property details are to the best of their knowledge and are as accurate as possible. 

Permitted Payments 

Before the tenancy starts a holding deposit no more than 1 week’s rent is payable to Lodestone Property. Holding deposit: £600

  • Ref: 9585688
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Let
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3

Property Features

  • Impressive 5/6 Bedroom Family Home
  • Large Garden
  • Rural Location
  • Double Garage
  • Master Bedroom with ensuite and walk in wardrobe
  • Three Receptions
  • Close to Hazlegrove School and Bruton Schools
  • Available mid July
£2,900 pcm
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