THE COACH HOUSE, ASHTON DROVE, WEDMORE BS28 4QD
Bristol 21 miles, Wedmore Village 2 miles, M5 (J22) 8 miles, Wells 9 miles & Bristol Airport 13 miles.
The Coach House and land have a wonderful rural setting in beautiful countryside off a no-through lane a few miles from Wedmore.
The property includes an extensive range of buildings and stables plus a first floor flat. It has
Residential Use and consent to develop further residential accommodation from the buildings.
Outside there are yards, garden area and meadows. In all about 4 acres. Additional land may be available.
STARTING BID £525,000
PLUS RESERVATION FEE.
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The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible, buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately but grant a maximum of 56 days to exchange and complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance.
Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the action, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000 including VAT which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market.
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Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price which is generally no more than 10% more than the advertised start price. Both the starting price and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by iam-sold Ltd on behalf of Roderick Thomas.
The Parish of Chapel Allerton including Stone Allerton and the small hamlet of Ashton, has a very active and friendly local community. In addition Wedmore, which is just over 2 miles away has a remarkable range of cultural, sporting, social and commercial amenities and societies embracing a wider community.
Ashton Drove is a very quiet lane and there is absolutely no through traffic. The Coach House has a drive off this drove which leads for about 75 yards to the buildings.
The Coach House was originally farm buildings and are mainly of stone under tiled roofs – with the hugely beneficial addition of PV power generating panels.
The buildings (excluding the barns) total around 4,000 sq.ft including stables, stores and a large garage recently used for car storage.
An external flight of stone steps leads to the first floor and a flat. This includes a hall, kitchen, utility room, sitting room, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Adjacent are large barns and ample yard area.
In addition to the yards there is garden area on the southern side together with fields of permanent pasture. The property totals towards 4 acres.
Services – Mains water and electricity supplies available. Private drainage to septic tank installed about 2015. Gas heating with LPG gas boiler – NB. Currently no gas tank nor bottles connected
Communications. There is good mobile phone reception. There is high speed fibre internet station adjacent to the top of the drive. There is a right of way across the property and this is indicated on a plan attached.
A certificate of lawfullnes for the present use of the first floor was granted in May 2018. Application No. 15/18/00004
Planning consent of a change of use from the ground floor vehicle storage and stables to form extended living accommodation for the first floor dwelling was granted on the 08/07/2019 Application no. 15/19/00003
From Wedmore continue up Church Street with the church on the right hand side and then take the first right turn. Continue past the golf club and approaching Stoughton crossroads take the first left. Continue and take the right hand turn signposted Ashton. Continue until reaching a small hamlet and take the lleft onto Ashton Grove, signposted no through lane. Continue until there is a property on the right hand side which is Moor View Farm. Just passed the garden is the drive to The Coach House.
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 Centr,: Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course, Floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts, Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Green, Football and Cricket clubs.
The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 7 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. City 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 and Millfield.
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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