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Compton Bishop, Somerset Guide Price £2,000,000

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  • Wonderful location on the south Mendips
  • Bristol 20 miles, Wells 15 miles, M5 4 miles
  • Adjoining National Trust woodland & Crooks Peak (AONB)
  • An exceptional and beautiful house
  • Generous accommodation and very liveable
  • Detached 2 bedroom cottage
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Outbuildings and stabling
  • Paddocks. In all over 4 acres.

A fine period property in a stunning location adjoining National Trust land. Comprises a delightful and charming house, cottage, grounds & paddocks. About 4 acres.


GLEBE HOUSE COMPTON BISHOP, SOMERSET

Bristol 20 miles, Wells 15 miles, Motorway (J21&22) 4 miles, Bristol Airport 12 miles (All distances and times are approximate)

Summary

Glebe House is a beautiful double fronted home in an unrivalled position with National Trust land adjoining and forming a beautiful backdrop.

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The main house includes a hall, cloakroom, 5 reception rooms, a large kitchen/breakfast/garden room, utility, cellar, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and dressing room.

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The detached cottage includes sitting room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

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Outbuildings include garaging, stores and stabling

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The property has well landscaped, manageable and mature gardens together with paddocks. In all about 1.69 ha (4.18 acres)

Situation

The delightful village of Compton Bishop is surrounded on three sides by approximately 750 acres of National Trust land and Crooks Peak, being in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village has a 13th Century church and the village of Cross is in the same parish which has a village hall and two public houses. The nearby medieval town of Axbridge (approximately 2 miles away) is full of ‘old world’ charm and its medieval beginnings?are still evident in some of its oldest buildings. Facilities include a post office, general stores, primary school and a number of restaurants. Nearby villages in Winscombe and Cheddar provide further facilities.

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Primary and nursery schools are available at Weare and Axbridge with older children attending Kings of Wessex School at Cheddar. Schools in the private sector can be found in Sidcot, Wells, Street, Bristol and Taunton. Access to the M5 motorway is at junction 21 & 22 (approximately 8 miles away) with an international airport at Lulsgate and railway connections at Weston-Super-Mare, Yatton and Bristol.

GLEBE HOUSE

A delightful and elegant double fronted house which has meticulously been extended and updated inside and out. The reception rooms feed off the large hall and the garden room, which is a recent extension, gives direct access to the gardens; as does the conservatory. The well fitted kitchen and utility room incorporate numerous appliances as well as an Aga and seamlessly connect with the conservatory and dining room. The upper floors include a master bedroom with a fully fitted dressing room and luxurious en-suite bathroom which views across National trust land. The four remaining bedrooms have the use of three further bathrooms.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

The property is approached through electrically operated gates and the drive leads to the side of the house passing the immaculate lawns. Beyond the parking area is a converted building with two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and double height reception room. It is fantastic additional space for guests, extended family or space for those who work from home. A garage and stabling complete the outbuildings and lead on to two fields which adjoin National Trust land. The gardens wrap around the house and there are a number of terraces that enjoy the view, most notably the terrace to the front of the house. The property totals in all about 1.69 ha (4.18 acres)

Other points

Oil fired central heating, mains electricity & water, private drainage. Local Authority & Council Tax Sedgemoor District Council. Tel - 0845 408 2540. EPC Rating: E?

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Roderick Thomas, their clients and joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Buyers must rely on information passed between the solicitors with regard to items included in the sale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise.

VIEWINGS

Interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property. All viewing is strictly by prior appointment with the selling agents.

Directions from Wells

From Wells Take the A371, continue through Cheddar, pass Axbridge on the bypass and take the left turn signposted Taunton, M5 and Bridgwarer. Follow this roar, across a roundabout , continue to a cross roads and go straight across. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile and take the second right in to the village of Compton Bishop. Take the first left and Glebe House is the second and last house on the right.

Directions from Bristol

Take the A38 from Bristol passing Bristol International Airport, Sidcot and Winscombe. Go past the Axbridge turn off and turn right at the bottom of the hill sign posted for Compton Bishop & Loxton. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile and take the second right in to the village of Compton Bishop. Take the first left and Glebe House is the second and last house on the right.


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Vicarage Lane Compton Bishop
Axbridge BS26 2HL
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00005469