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The village of East Brent Guide Price £625,000

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  • An exceptional period house with a great location
  • Great living space, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Bags of charm and character
  • Parking and Garage
  • Large rear garden
  • Not to be missed!

A charming period house, close to the Church, in this popular tucked away, but very accessible village.


Weston-Super-Mare 7.3 miles : Burnham on Sea 4.4 miles : Wedmore 9 miles : Cheddar 8.9 miles : Bristol 23 miles : Taunton 21 miles : Bristol Airport 13 miles : M5 (J22) 2.6 miles : Main Line railways at Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare.


A charming and very pretty period house with great character, enjoying a quiet position on a no-through lane in this very popular village.


Recently extensively improved and extended it includes a hall, sitting room. Separate snug, study and an absolutely delightful open plan kitchen and dining room. In addition, there is a cloakroom and utility room. On the first floor are 4 bedrooms, an en suite shower room and a bathroom.


At the front of the property is a neat front garden. Alongside are parking spaces in front of the garage. At the rear of the house is a large mature garden with plenty of privacy. The property totals just over a fifth of an acre.


Norbert House is in a quiet area of this popular village. Just before the Grade 1 listed Church on a no-through lane. This is a very pleasant and quiet residential area well away from busy roads. The A370, the A38 and the M5 are all within an easy drive which makes East Brent a very accessible village.


This really is a delightful house which has been lovingly and very skilfully improved and extended entirely in keeping with its style and character. Period details retained include flagstone flooring, beams, elm and oak timbers, leaded lights, an inglenook fireplace window seats and shutters. These are complemented by gas central heating with cast iron radiators, a very well-appointed kitchen and excellent bath and shower rooms.

Floor plan being prepared.

Meanwhile room sizes are Utility/WC: 3.2m x 2.1m Kitchen Diner: 4m x 7.7m Sitting Room: 5.1m x 5m Snug: 3.6m x 3m Office/Craft room: 3.2m x 2m Bedroom 1: 5.1m x 3.7m Bedroom 2: 3.8m x 3.3m En-suite: 1.2m x 2.7m Family bathroom: 4.6m x 1.6m Bedroom 3: 3.5m x 3.5m Bedroom 4: 3.1m x 2.9m


The front door opens into a hallway and to the left is a comfortable snug with a fireplace with a multi fuel stove, side alcove cupboards, shutters and flagstones. On the other side of the hall is the splendid sitting room with flagstones, window seat and shutters and a large inglenook fireplace again with a multi fuel stove. An inner hall has two very useful cupboards for coats and boots and leads to the quietly located study The fabulous kitchen and dining room (approached by doors from the inner hall and the sitting room) is a great living area. It has flagstones, beams and double French doors to the garden. The kitchen area is extremely well appointed with solid timber floor and wall units, brass handles, granite and timber worktops, a Belfast sink and tiled splashbacks. Appliances include a large Rangemaster cooker with six gas burners, double ovens and grill, an extractor unit.


In the dining area there’s plenty of space for the table and chairs. An interesting detail within the room are the original windows into the sitting room and hall with both having leaded lights. A door leads from the kitchen to the utility room. This has a Belfast sink. Timber worktop, worktop, flagstones and a stable door to garden. There’s space for washing machine and tumble dryer and a door to cloakroom with a basin and wc A door also opens to the garage which has doors to front garden parking area and to the rear garden.

First Floor

On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms, an en suite shower room and a bathroom. The main bedroom looks onto the rear garden and has an en suite shower room with floor tiling, basin, wc and a glass shower enclosure with a rainhead shower and hand shower attachment. The other 3 bedrooms are all double size. One has elm boarding and another a large cupboard with hanging rail. The family bathroom has panelling to dado height, basin, wc and a cast iron bath.

The Gardens

Norbert House has a white picket fence, a neat front garden with an attractive front porch sheltering the front door. At the rear of the house is a 100 ft. plus mainly lawned garden. There are sunny terraces, fruit trees, raised vegetable beds and a hot tub. The garden also has a great deal of privacy.

Other points

Freehold. The house is not listed. Council Tax Band F. EPC Rating awaited. Main’s water, gas, electricity and drainage. Gas central heating.

About the area

East Brent is an attractive and very convenient village between Wedmore and Burnham on Sea and within easy reach of the M5 (5 minutes’ drive),Bristol, Taunton, Weston-Super-Mare and the nearby smaller towns and villages – all of which combine to offer a comprehensive range of amenities. In the village there is a church, a green, pub, primary school and medical centre.


The excellent primary school in East Brent covers 4 to 9 year olds (www.eastbrentfirstschool.co.uk) followed by Hugh Sexey Middle School which takes children to 13 years (www.hughsexeymiddle.ik.org) followed by the Kings of Wessex School in Cheddar for children 13 to 18 years old (www.kowessex.co.uk). There are also private schools within the area including Sidcot, Wells Cathedral, Millfield and the Taunton schools Rail stations at Highbridge and Weston-super-Mare provide access to London Paddington and Bristol Airport is 15 miles away.

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. 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.


Interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property. All viewings are by appointment with the Agents. Roderick Thomas, 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA5 1SR.

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Name Location Type Distance
Church Road East Brent
Highbridge TA9 4HZ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00004466