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Mark, Nr. Wedmore Guide Price £1,900,000

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  • Total build Area: 380m2 / 4090ft2
  • Plus 1270ft2 of American barn
  • Spectacular setting
  • Privacy and peace
  • Awe-inspiring, panoramic views
  • Approx 2 acre plot
  • Contemporary design inspired by nature
  • Principal suite with sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and dressing room.

RURAL PLOT WITH FULL PLANNING PERMISSION - Dwelling built to spec. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a breathtaking, state of the art dwelling which embraces the sweeping views and huge skies in a spectacular rural setting just 2 miles from Mark.


Mark and Burtle under 2 miles, Wedmore 4 miles, Glastonbury 9 miles, Wells 12 miles, , Taunton 24 miles, Bristol 26 miles. All approx A stunning, state of the art, rural home to be constructed in approx. 2 acres in beautiful countryside.


Available for purchase as a completed home £1,900,000 Architect managed and constructed by NHBC registered builder with stage payment build or as a self build: Purchase of the land with full planning permission OIEO £600,000


Kite House has a wonderful position in beautiful countryside, well away from any busy roads, with breathtaking views. Nearby are charming villages and within easy reach are small country towns, the beach and the larger cities including Taunton, Bristol and Bath. A drive, of about 400 yards, leads from a small country lane, past a neighbouring house and on to Kite House.


This is a stunning building which is architect designed and fits superbly into this unspoilt landscape with far reaching views and huge skies. Quoting the design statement – “Externally, the dwelling will be constructed using a palette of natural materials and will make reference to the local vernacular and the existing barn. Materials such as vertical timber cladding is used throughout the exterior walls, with a solid masonry base extending to the cill level. A pitched metal roof with a standing seam profile will be utilised and will be in keeping with a modern agricultural aesthetic. Rooflights and solar PV panels will be positioned on the south and east facing roof planes, benefiting from unobstructed sunlight due to the relatively open and flat terrain. Planning Application Number: 50/23/00114


Large areas of glazing will be incorporated to the south and eastern elevations which constitute the open plan living areas and the master bedroom suite at ground floor level. These rooms have direct access to the private terrace area to the southeast of the dwelling. There will be an overhang supported by timber posts to provide shading to the south facing gable and Terrace. The interior is equally impressive with a superb kitchen and dining room opening into an equally splendid living room with a high vaulted ceiling.


Other accommodation on the ground floor includes a reception hall, utility/boot room, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Above is a further open plan living area, a bedroom (with far reaching views) and en suite bathroom and extensive storage. Returning the main reception hall a door opens to self-contained the east wing which has a sitting room, and a master suite with a bedroom, bathroom and dressing room.


The property will utilise sustainable heat sources including an Air Source Heat Pump and underfloor heating. Windows will be triple glazed, and a large array of solar panels are included on the south and east facing roofs. A Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery system will be installed to supply a continuous clean air supply and contribute to the energy efficiency of the dwelling. Rainwater harvesting will be implemented though a rainwater harvesting system whereby rainwater will be re directed from hard surfaces such as the roof and utilised to flush toilets, wash clothes and many other non-human consumption related applications. The building will be insulated above the minimum requirements of Building Regulations and will aspire to achieve U-values higher than the minimum targets currently set.


The above factors, as well as the use of high-quality materials such as locally sourced timber, sheet roofing and masonry, as well as the potential to recycle existing materials on site, such as the existing timber and concrete, will enable the proposal to be a sustainable new build dwelling to high standards.


Approx. 2 acres of grounds to the east and south. Also included is a large American timber barn, recently used as stabling but equally suited for other uses.

The Surrounding Area

The nearest villages are Mark and Burtle both with active and friendly communities. There are good pubs, a post office and stores, Church, a busy village hall and various local societies and clubs. Excellent state schools include Mark First School, Hugh Sexey Middle School in Blackford and the Kings of Wessex School in Cheddar. There are also well respected independent schools within the area including Millfield, Wells Cathedral and Sidcot. The Saxon village of Wedmore lies a few miles east and 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 Hole Golf Course; Floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts; Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Green;, Football and Cricket clubs.


The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 13 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. City shopping centres are available at Taunton (21 miles) and Bath and Bristol (each approx. 32 miles). Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 being 3 miles) connecting to M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (4 miles) links with the intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately one and a half hours. Castle Cary, a mainline station, is about 25 miles whilst Bristol International Airport is 17 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. 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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Littlemoor Mark
Highbridge TA9 4NL
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
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