REDLAND FARMHOUSE, SOMERTON ROAD, COMPTON DUNDON, SOMERTON, TA11 6NX
Street 3 miles: Somerton 2 miles: Wells 11 miles: Glastonbury 5 miles: Bristol 32 miles: Yeovil 13 miles
Believed to have been built in the 1500s the Farmhouse stands in beautiful countryside between the small towns of Somerton and Street.
The house is listed and has great character and charm, it includes a hall, 3 excellent reception rooms, a study, large kitchen with old bread oven, cloakroom, utility room, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a shower room.
The house is listed and has great character and charm and includes a hall, 3 excellent reception rooms, a study, a farmhouse style kitchen, cloakroom, utility room, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1 shower room or shower room.
Outside is a large, lawned, wrap-around garden, featuring a well, water pump and oak-framed double garage with workshop/potential home office/ gym etc.
COTTAGE ALSO AVAILABLE AT ADDITIONAL PRICE
Adjacent is a detached cottage. This has a sitting room, kitchen/dining room, 3 bedrooms, 2 en suite shower rooms and a bathroom. Outside are a small garden and parking for several cars.
The property is situated off the B3151 road which longs the ancient towns of Somerton and Street which are both within a few miles. It stands south facing with views over the surrounding fields and wooded hillside. A drive leads into the garden and to a parking area flanked by the garage on one side and the house to the other.
Redland Farmhouse dates from at least the 17th century when it first appeared on maps, although it is believed to have been built in the 16th century. The house features a mansard roof , an indication of Dutch architectural influence. Dutch engineers came to Somerset in the 15th century to drain the Somerset Levels. It’s a handsome building built from local Blue Lias stone under a clay pan tiled mansard roof with a cat slide at the back and with sash windows. Grade ll listed, and many period features including flagstones, fireplaces, a bread oven, picture rails, sash windows, shutters and beams. These are complemented by plenty of bathrooms, LPG central heating and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor.
The entrance hall is on the eastern side of the house leading to a hall with staircase. A door leads from the hall to the sitting room with a large stone inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove. The sitting room leads to a small study, to the 23 foot kitchen, complete with a Belfast sink and a Range cooker, plus the dining room and drawing room both with working fireplaces.
Off the kitchen are a utility room and a cloakroom .
On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one of which is en suite with the main bedroom.
On the second floor there are 2 interconnecting bedrooms with an en suite shower room.
The oak framed garage block has 2 open fronted garages and a workshop with power and water so could be used as an office or gym.
Redland Farmhouse is Grade ll listed. Swallow Cottage is not listed
Mains water and electricity connected. Private drainage. LPG gas central heating
ALSO AVAILABLE SWALLOW BARN TO THE NE OF THE FARMHOUSE
The converted cider barn adjacent to the farmhouse is also available at additional price. There is a kitchen/dining room, a sitting room, 3 bedrooms, 2 of which are accessed through an arch on the ground floor, each one having a shower room.
The remaining bedroom is accessed from the sitting room by an attractive spiral staircase with a full bathroom on the landing.
There is an adaptable small garden with parking for several vehicles
About the area
Littleton lies just south of the village of Compton Dundon in one of the most picturesque parts of Somerset. Situated on the B3151 between Somerton and Street, Compton, Dundon and Littleton share a range of community facilities including the church, school, cricket pitch, and pub.
The nearby town of Somerton is a thriving Market Town in the heart of Somerset yet with easy road access via the A303 road a few miles south and the main line rail station at Castle Cary. Somerton provides a wide range of local services including an independent Supermarket, Doctors Surgery, Library, Butchers, Newsagent, Chemist and Post Office. Close by are other small towns including Street, Glastonbury, Wells, Castle Cary, Yeovil and Sherborne whilst Bristol, Bath and Taunton are also within easy reach.
There are excellent state and independent schools locally which include a well respected primary schools in Somerton and secondary schools (and 6th form college) in Street and Huish Episcopi. Independent schools include, Millfield (at Street & Glastonbury), Wells Cathedral, Downside, All Hallows and the schools at Bruton and Sherborne. There are lots of good restaurants and pubs in the town and surrounding villages, and most sporting, cultural and social requirements can be met.
From Street take the B3151 southwards and continue through the village of Compton Dundon. Continue and pass the Pet Shop on the right hand side. Continue for another 750 yards or so and the approach to Redlands Farm is on the left hand side.
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