LITTLE IRELAND FARMHOUSE, LITTLE IRELAND, WEDMORE, BS28 4BJ
A charming Georgian former farmhouse in a beautiful peaceful setting with mature gardens and paddock and a convenient position about a mile from the centre of Wedmore.
The house has lots of character, bags of comfortable living space, plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms and is very liveable. It includes a hall, 3 reception rooms, kitchen, breakfast room, utility room, 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
There’s plenty of parking and the well-stocked and landscaped gardens with an adjoining paddock are a total delight. The property totals one and a half acres in all.
Little Ireland has a great location in a quiet, tucked away area on the western outskirts of Wedmore away from through roads and yet in easy walking distance of the village centre. The Farmhouse is approached from a quiet lane and enjoys privacy with a tarmac drive leading into the garden and continuing to a parking area alongside the house.
This is a handsome Grade ll listed building being a symmetrical design with a pantile roof and a gabled timber porch. It has a sunny south west aspect looking out onto its wonderful gardens. Internally the accommodation has been brought to an excellent standard whilst retaining many period features including flagstone floors, beams, window seats, pine alcove cupboards, fireplaces and original timberwork which are augmented by an Aga, wood burners, central heating and well appointed bathrooms and kitchen.
The entrance hall is flanked by two receptions rooms, one being the dining room and the other the snug which has a classic Jotul wood burning stove. The third reception room being the sitting room which is a lovely room with a high vaulted ceiling and an inglenook fireplace again with a wood burning stove.
The kitchen is well equipped with fitted units, a Belfast sink, granite worksurfaces, an Aga, dishwasher, fridge and a pantry with marble and timber shelves. The room opens directly into the breakfast room.
Also off the kitchen is a utility room with a Butler’s sink, the boiler and a shower room with a wc and shower.
A really useful area is the covered yard area (called the rear porch) outside the back door leading out from the utility area and being ideal for outdoor boots and coats.
First & second floors
On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms and a bathroom with a basin, wc and bath.
On the second floor the rooms have high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and include 2 bedrooms both with under eaves storage and panelling. There’s also a shower room with a basin, wc and shower cubicle.
A tarmac drive leads to the house and a turning and parking area. Next to the house is a sunny sheltered terrace area looking out onto the gardens which are are splendid and must be viewed to be appreciated. They include lawns, a wide variety of shrubs, herbaceous flower beds, clipped bay and yew trees, lavender beds bordering a pathway, a vegetable area, soft fruit, beds and a variety of fruit trees. There’s also a chicken run.
Adjoining is a meadow of around an acre.
To the west and beyond the property described above are a yard and outbuildings which the Sellers are retaining. They plan to convert the buildings to a new home for themselves.
About the area
The Saxon village of Wedmore is a delightful and extremely active centre and in many ways is an archetype of an English village. There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, a general store/newsagent, post office, butchers, chemist, various other interesting shops, plus pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. There is a wide range of cultural and sporting clubs and societies. Swimming pools at both Cheddar & Wells; Sailing & Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Badgworth Equestrian Centre: Wedmore 18 Golf Course; Floodlit Tennis Courts; Indoor & Outdoor Bowling Green; Football & Cricket clubs.
Nearby cities and towns and communications.
The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 7 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. Shopping centres are available at Taunton, Bath and Bristol (each approximately 25 miles away). Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 - 10 minutes) connecting to M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (7 miles) links with the intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately 11/2 hours. Castle Cary, a mainline station is about 20 miles whilst Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away.
There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexeys Middle School, Kings of Wessex Upper School, Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and the Taunton schools.
Roderick Thomas, their clients and any 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. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise.
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From The centre of Wedmore go up Church Street, past eh Church and continue to the outskirts. With the school on the right hand side turn left into Kelson’s Lane and then take the right turn. Little Ireland Farm is some 400 yards further on the right hand side.