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North Wootton, Near Wells £1,200,000

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  • A large comfortable 6 bedroom home
  • Extensive storage buildings
  • Gardens and grounds 1.5 acres
  • A well established camping site of 4.5 acres.
  • Excellent business
  • Wonderful lifestyle

A splendid house and CAMPING SITE. Great location. Great house. Great business. Great lifestyle.


Wells 3.5 miles: Glastonbury 4.5 miles: Castle Cary 11.5 miles.

About the property

An exceptional residential and commercial property in a very quiet rural setting between Wells and Glastonbury and including A large comfortable 6 bedroom home : Useful storage building : Gardens and grounds of 1.5 acres : A well established licensed camping site of 4.5 acres.


The house has generous accommodation of over 4,300 sq.ft. (400 sq.ms.) including a hall, 3 reception rooms, a large kitchen/breakfast room, utility, integral double garage, a master suite with a large bedroom, en suite shower room & dressing room, 5 further bedrooms and 2 further shower/bathrooms.

Outside are very pleasant mature gardens of just under half an acre. Adjacent is a paddock of just under an acre with 2 large storage buildings. The gardens, outbuildings and paddock total just under 1.5 acres.

On the other side of the quiet country lane is the camping site of about 4.5 acres licenced for 40 pitches.


The entire property is for sale as a whole including the profitable business.

Greenacres Camping combines a splendid home and a profitable business which together provide a very comfortable and an enviable lifestyle. Such opportunities are rare and inspection by appointment is highly recommended and welcomed.

Details of trading figures are available by written request to the agents Roderick Thomas, 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA51SR or rdt@roderickthoms.co.uk


The property is situated in a very peaceful, tranquil area near the popular village of North Wootton, between Glastonbury and Wells and well away from any busy roads. There's virtually no traffic in the area other than a small number of local residents.

Greenacres house has been extensively improved and enlarged in recent years and is now a handsome and impressive building with part rendered and part larch clad elevations under a tiled roof. It has double glazing and LPG gas central heating provided by both LPG gas and wood log boilers supported by solar hot water panels.


Internally the accommodation is well proportioned and well appointed with good kitchen and bathroom fittings. In addition there are oak doors, architraves and flooring which add to the quality of the property.

The front door opens into a wide reception hall at the end of which is a fine oak staircase with full height windows flooding the house area with light. The dining room is to the left off the hall and has a door through into the splendid sitting room which has a triple aspect with windows and french doors which bring in the sunshine and make it very light and airy. The focal point is the massive brick inglenook fireplace with the large wood burning stove.


Leading off the reception hall are 3 other rooms being a study, bedroom and a shower room with Travertine limestone tiling, a basin, wc and a large walk in shower.

The kitchen & breakfast room is a large, 24 ft. room with a slate floor, a double aspect and an extensive range of fitted floor and wall cupboard units with work surfaces, a breakfast bar, tiled areas and a two bowl sink. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster cooker range with six gas hobs, ovens, an extractor and dishwasher.

Off the kitchen is utility room again with an extensive range of fitted floor and wall cupboards, work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.

A door from the utility room leads through into the large integral double garage which has an electric up and over door. It's currently partly used as a reception area for new camping arrivals and has a side door to the drive.Located off the garage is a workshop/store which has the LPG gas central heating boiler.


The staircase from the hall leads up to the first floor and the landing. To the right is the master bedroom suite with a large double bedroom with a triple aspect including four velux roof lights. It also has a range of wardrobes and cupboards and a dressing room area with further storage and a dressing table. A door opens into the en suite bathroom with a tiled floor and walls, fitted cupboards, basin, wc and large walk in shower.

There are three further good size bedrooms and a fifth (on this floor) double bedroom again with triple aspect, (four velux roof lights and a large window) and plenty of storage cupboards and wardrobes.

The family bathroom bathroom has a tiled floor, range of fitted units with hand basin, wc, spa bath with shower above and shower screens.

Outside Gardens

The house stands in a large mainly lawned garden with mature shrubs and trees including oak, ash, conifers, palm, birch, willows and chestnuts. There are several sunny and sheltered sitting areas and at the rear of the house is a store, a paved area for al fresco dining, a hot tub, greenhouse and garden shed.


Mains water and electricity connected. Private drainage.

Paddock & stores

To the right of the house is a further lawned area with the LPG gas tank and a chicken run. The property has extensive parking areas and 2 large outbuildings. The older timber shed is approx 17 x 40 m and the other is a recent replacement general purpose building, constructed in 2018 and being approx 15m x 7m. These buildings stand in a mainly grassed paddock and yard with mature trees and being bounded by post and rail fencing against the lane.

Planning consent has been obtained to demolish the larger building and to landscape the site.

The campsite

This positioned across the lane and totals around 4.5 acres of level lying meadows bounded by mature hedges with numerous trees providing shelter and shade. Within the site is a shower block with lavatories, showers and washup areas. This served by a further LPG heated water system.


Mains water and electricity Private drainage.


The property originally had an agricultural tie and this has been extended to include occupancy in conjunction with the campsite.


The site has a licence for 40 pitches for camping from March to October. The present owners open from May to September for camping and small camper vans but not for caravans.

The business

This is included in the sale of the property and is a well-established, profitable concern, having won many awards including the prestigious AA Small Campsite of the Year award.

The owners now choose to operate on a fairly low key basis and there is scope to develop the business further.

Further details are available to bona fide prospective buyers by written application to the Agents -

Roderick Thomas 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA5 1SR




The property is at post code BA4 4HL. From Wells take the Glastonbury road and after a mile or so turn left by Browns Nursery. Continue and take the second lane to the right. Continue, ignore a right turn. Continue and take the next left. Greenacres is some distance along on the left hand side.


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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Shepton Mallet BA4 4HL
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
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