SPRING COTTAGE, FROME ROAD, NUNNEY, Nr. FROME, BA114LG
An exceptional house in a quiet setting in this very popular village close to the market town of Frome and in easy reach of Bruton and Bath.
The house has lots of good living space and includes a porch, sitting room, garden room, kitchen & dining room, utility room, cloakroom, 4 bedrooms, study area and 2 bathrooms (1 being en suite). In addition, there is an integral garage.
The property totals over a quarter of an acre with a mainly lawned garden together with plenty of parking and south facing terraces with lovely views over beautiful meadows and countryside.
Nunney is one of the prettiest and most sought after villages in Somerset and it lies about 2 miles from Frome and 18 miles south east of Bath.
Spring Cottage is on the western side of the village within a short walk of the Church, Castle, village store and pub.
The house, built around 1957, sits comfortably in the centre of its land with the entrance on the northern side from a quiet lane. Most of the principal rooms face south across its garden and the rolling countryside beyond.
The accommodation is well appointed with details including oak doors and timberwork, beams, a fine garden room with full height windows and doors, double glazing, oil central heating a fitted kitchen, utility rooms and good bathrooms. In addition, many of the rooms have a double (and in some cases triple) aspect which flood the house with sunlight.
The front door opens into a porch leading to the 24 ft sitting room which has a fireplace with a wood burning stove. Adjacent is the dining room which combines with the fitted kitchen. This has a good range of units with work surfaces, a double sink, tiling and integrated appliances including a hob, extractor, double oven, 2 freezers and a fridge.
Double doors open from the dining room into the fabulous garden room with French doors and steps to a large terrace with privacy.
Leading off the kitchen is a utility room with a sink unit, cupboards and space and plumbing for a washing machine. A rear hallway then serves a boiler room and a cloakroom with a basin and wc. A door also leads from the hallway into the integral garage. This has electricity and water supply.
An oak staircase with side glass pane leads from the sitting room the first floor landing which is a generous are and has space for a study if required. The large main bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors and both hanging rails and drawers. It also has a large en suite bathroom with a basin, wc, bath and an excellent, large shower area.There are three other bedrooms and a bathroom
The property is bounded by a stone wall on the north side of the house with an entrance to a large tarmac parking area. On the eastern side of the house is a courtyard area with a greenhouse and a garden shed. On the west side is a lawned area leading to a lawn on the southern side and a large, paved terrace also approached from the garden room. The southern boundary is a mature hedge beyond which are open meadows.
The property is freehold, is not listed. Local Authority Mendip Borough.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil central heating.
Land 0.26 acres. Council Tax Band F. EPC rating Band E
Rights of way
There are no rights of way on this property but adjacent is a public footpath which links to a wonderful network of miles of footpaths surrounding Nunney. Perfect for walkers.
About the area
Nunney is a delightful and friendly village, being close to Frome, Bruton and Bath, being renowned for its moated castle built in the late 14th Century and described by the architectural historian Niklaus Pevsner as aesthetically the most impressive castle in Somerset. There’s also a fine Grade I listed church, a pub, village store, a little coffee shop and plenty of activities. The annual village fayre attracts visitors from wide and far and is a much-anticipated event. T
Frome is within a five-minute drive and is home to a comprehensive choice of retail outlets and all the usual amenities. Founded in 2013 the “Frome Independent” is an award-winning street market that is held on the first Sunday of each month and attracts up to 80,000 people per year.
Bruton is about a fifteen minute drive with the Hauser & Worth Art Gallery and good restaurants. Babington House is also only a few miles away.
The City of Bath is approximately 35 minutes north and there are good communications with a mainline railway from Frome or Castle Cary to London Paddington. Bristol Airport is approximately 45 minutes to the west.
Nunney First School has been rated “Good with outstanding features” by Ofsted and feeds into excellent secondary schools in Frome. There is also an excellent secondary school in Bruton, Sexeys, and is a state day/boarding school. Private schools include All Hallows Prep, Downside, Kings Bruton, Bruton for Girls and the Bath schools, Prior Park, Monkton Combe, and King Edwards to name just a few.
From Frome take the A361 towards Nunney. At the Nunney Catch roundabout take the fourth exit (passing the garage). Continue into Nunney. Pass the pub on the right. Continue for a few hundred yards and Spring Cottage is on the right.
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