Wells: 01749 670079     Wedmore: 01934 710220     Castle Cary: 01963 351993    

Quiet rural area between Wedmore, Glastonbury & Street Offers in the Region Of £685,000

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  • Tranquil setting in beautiful countryside
  • South facing and good views
  • Great accommodation with 6 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms
  • Plenty of living space
  • Scope for an annexe
  • Loads of parking and a large garden. Towards an acre

A large period house in towards an acre in a quiet setting on rural village outskirts. Scope for an annexe


THE FARM HOUSE, MARK ROAD, BURTLE, Nr. WEDMORE TA7 8NJ

Wedmore 7 miles, Glastonbury miles 7, Street 9 miles, Wells 13 miles, Taunton 24 miles, Bristol 33 miles, M5 8 miles.

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A handsome, attached former farmhouse in a wonderful quiet rural setting between Wedmore, Glastonbury and Street. It has great living space, lots of bedrooms and bathrooms plus it also has scope for an integral self contained annexe.

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Accommodation includes an outer porch, inner halls, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, a large laundry, cloakroom, 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.

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Outside is an enclosed forecourt, extensive parking and a large lawned garden. In all towards an acre.

Location and background

Burtle is a small, quiet village well away from busy main roads but in easy reach of Wells, Wedmore, Glastonbury and Street. The Farm House has access from a lane on the outskirts of the village. The Farm House was originally part of Chapel Hill Farm and the homestead later became mainly used as a dormitory for a school. It was then divided and sold in 2018. The Farm House section of the property is now for sale as described in this text. The remaining parts of the property are under separate ownership and are being redeveloped as indicated on the aerial photo. The Farm House has already been extensively improved and is currently a family home.

Description

The period house has exceptional living space and is approached from the north side through a walled courtyard with an attractive verandah with a tiled roof. The house is very comfortable with lots of great details including an inglenook and other fireplaces, flagstones, kardean flooring, stonework, beams, wood burning stoves, well appointed bathrooms and kitchen plus oil central heating.

Ground Floor

The front door opens into an entrance hall leading off which is a store room. The adjacent inner hall has a staircase and a door through into the kitchen/breakfast room. This has Kardean flooring a large inglenook fireplace, a range of fitted units, worksurfaces, splashbacks, 2 sinks and oak window cills. Appliances include a large Range Cooker, extractor, dishwasher and fridge. There’s also space for the breakfast table and chairs plus a sofa. A door leads into a front inner hall and which serves the 2 south facing reception rooms. The drawing room has flagstones, panelling (to dado height) and a stone chimney breast and fireplace with a wood burner. The siting room has an open fireplace with a flagstone hearth and a slate surround.

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A door leads from the front hall to another inner hall and a suite of a reception room and bathroom. This reception room is equally suited as a bedroom and makes these 2 rooms an ideal suite for guests. By including the sitting room with the suite a large annexe could be created if required. Returning to the front entrance hall there is a door which leads to a large laundry room with floor and wall cupboards, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, 2 bowl sink and a cloakroom with wc.

First Floor

The staircase from the front inner hall leads up to a landing which serves 5 bedrooms and the family bathroom. The largest bedroom (sw) has a storage cupboard and a brick fireplace. The bedroom on the southeast side has an en suite shower room with tiling, basin, wc, walk in shower with a rain shower head and hand held shower. The family bathroom has panelling, stonework , basin, wc and both a free standing bath and a large shower enclosure with large rain head and hand shower. A second staircase rises from the rear inner hall to bedroom 6 which can also be reached from the main landing. This bedroom also has an en suite shower room.

Outside

The property is entered from the quiet country lane over a driveway which leads to the house. NB The converted barn attached to the house has a right of access on the driveway. Likewise the owner of the field has access over part. The Farm House has ample parking and to the south of the house is a large lawned garden Details include a terrace and pond, a newly planted hedge and at the end of the garden a large store shed with light and power. Also in the garden are walnut, sycamore and pear trees.

Other points

Freehold. The property is not listed). Council tax band E

Footpaths

There are no footpaths across the property. There is immediate access close to the property to public footpaths through the beautiful surrounding countryside. This provides wonderful walking access to the area.

About the area

Burtle is in the beautiful county of Somerset in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The area has been farmed for thousands of years and provides good agricultural land to sustain many livestock farms. There is a thriving local community within the village with people socialising in many ways including at the Village Hall. See http://www.burtlevillage.co.uk The surrounding towns and villages provide a wide and diverse range of cultural, social, commercial and sporting activities and societies to serve most needs. There are excellent state and primary schools in the area including several primary schools, Crispins, Strode College, Wells Cathedral and Millfield.

Important Notice

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. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.


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Name Location Type Distance
Mark Road Burtle
Bridgwater TA7 8NJ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 5682