Oaklands, Chard, Somerset, TA20

££650,000 Guide

7 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

For sale by Public Auction and via livestream Thursday 18th April 2024 2:00 PM at Digby Hall, Hound Street Sherborne DT9 3AB - A substantial and elegant Victorian house with stunning original features and a great deal of potential set within extensive grounds.

A chance to buy your own piece of history! Oaklands was Built by James Benjamin Gifford in 1883. A lace manufacturer from Lancashire, James Benjamin Gifford died shortly after Oaklands was completed. After his death, his son Lieut.-Colonel James William Gifford JP (1856-1930) and his wife Mrs. Emma Rossiter Gifford MBE (1861-1936) both renowned scientists made Oaklands their home till their deaths. This elegant and substantial Victorian home retains many features typical of this era. Of particular note is the panelled drawing room with its stunning detailed plasterwork ceiling. Other features include original cornicing, sash windows and doors, fireplaces, stained glass, original flooring and an ornate cast iron staircase. Offering a great deal of potential, the property is set in extensive mature gardens including two double garages, ponds, sweeping lawns and ornamental trees and shrubs.

Tenure: Freehold

Oaklands, Chard, Somerset, TA20
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Ilminster
21 East Street
Ilminster
TA19 0AN

01460 200790
ilminster@symondsandsampson.co.uk

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