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Elegant three bed apartment in Castle Cary

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Address: Flat 5, Old Ansford Inn - Higher Ansford
Town/City: Castle Cary
Postcode: BA7 7JG

County: Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref: #10184644

Property Summary

This is a marvellous opportunity to live in the heart of Castle Cary and to enjoy all this pretty and ancient market town has to offer. Formerly part of an old inn, dating back to 1687, number 5 is an elegant three bedroom apartment with typically high ceilings belonging to the period and excellent proportions throughout.

The entrance to the flat can be found at the top of the stairs on the first floor and from where the hallway leads through to an impressive drawing room beautifully appointed with an attractive fireplace as its focal point. Three wonderfully large sash windows allow for the entire space to be gloriously bathed in natural day light all graced with deep window seats providing the perfect spot to watch the world go by.  The effective secondary glazing ensures this really is a peaceful home with all the benefits of a short walk into the town.   

Double doors open into the dining room which is conveniently situated adjacent to the kitchen offering the potential to create a large kitchen/diner or to remain as separate spaces.  Both with exceptionally large windows the theme of natural light continues throughout the property.  Three double bedrooms, again with the continuation of the light and bright spaces, are all delightfully comfortable with fitted wardrobes.  A good sized family bathroom is conveniently located to serve all three bedrooms together with a separate loo for further convenience.


The property has space for parking plus the added bonus of a garage which can be rented at a nominal figure per annum.


Castle Cary is a bustling town with many attractive and historic buildings including its 19th century Market house and the 18th century Roundhouse. The main street offers an assortment of individual shops, cafes, restaurants and delicatessens. Market day falls on a Tuesday where fish, organic vegetables and homemade breads are sold on the cobbles in front of the Market House. The Newt in Somerset has recently opened nearby.  A recent article in the Telegraph quoted 'The Newt is one of the most exceptional country house hotels Britain has seen' . The gardens are open to the public and visitors are welcome to walk through amazing woodland gardens and to dine in the restaurants and cafes. 

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. Bruton is a popular town in the heart of the Somerset countryside. It has several well-known restaurants, pubs and bars including “At the Chapel” and “The Roth Bar” at the world-renowned Hauser & Wirth Gallery. The town also has a doctors surgery, pharmacy, vet, post office, several mini supermarkets, fuel station and numerous independent shops.  For further shopping and recreational activities Frome, Bath, Bristol, Wells, Salisbury and Wells are all within easy driving distance.  


Castle Cary has a primary school and Ansford secondary school There are excellent local independent schools nearby including King’s School Bruton, Bruton School for Girls and also the state owned boarding school - Sexey's and in close proximity are Millfield, Hazelgrove and All Hallows prep schools. 

 The A303 a few miles south provides a direct route to London via the M3 and there is a mainline rail service from Castle Cary to London Paddington (under 2 hours) and also the new train to Waterloo.  Airports in Bristol and Exeter offer connections within the UK, Europe and beyond.  


Mains Gas, electricity and mains drainage.

Council Tax 

Band C


From Castle Cary head north on North Street and turn left at the junction.  Continue until you reach a set of traffic lights and the property can be seen on the left hand side (the turning to park is to the right of the property)


Viewing by appointment only 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. Please note that all areas, measurements and distances in these details are approximate and the text, photos and floor plans are for general guidance only. Prospective purchasers are advised to inspect the property themselves and Lodestone Property cannot guarantee any matters relating to planning permission. No fixtures, fittings or apparatus has been tested and any furniture or fixings not itemised in these particulars may be removed by the vendors. 

Lodestone Property | Estate Agents | Sales & Lettings | Wells & Bruton Somerset | Shaftesbury Dorset
  • Ref: 10184644
  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Unknown

Property Features

  • Short stroll into the heart of Castle Cary
  • Elegant rooms with excellent proportions
  • Car parking plus opportunity to rent a garage
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Mainline train station
  • Excellent local schools
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