WOODBINE FARM, BRENT STREET, BRENT KNOLL TA9 4BE
Wedmore 9 miles, 8 miles, Bristol 30 miles, M5 (J22) 2 miles, Bridgwater 10 miles, Taunton 20 miles, Bristol Airport 17 miles, Highbridge Rail 2.5 miles.
An absolutely delightful Grade ll listed property in a very popular, quiet residential area in beautiful countryside but with easy and convenient access to the surrounding towns and the M5.
Woodbine Farm includes a late 18th century Georgian former farmhouse, a self contained cottage, traditional buildings with considerable scope, splendid gardens and an orchard paddock. In all around 1.2 acres.
The entire property has been the subject of considerable improvement in recent years and is a fabulous family home with flexibility and great charm and appeal.
The house includes a reception hall, 2 principal reception rooms, a study, snug, a "farmhouse kitchen & breakfast room," cloakroom, utility room and on the first floor a landing, 4 bedrooms, bathroom and en suite shower room.
The cottage includes a living room, kitchen, shower room and bedroom.
Domestic outbuildings include garaging and a stone outhouse with a sauna and shower room.
There are several ranges of outbuildings suited to various uses and with considerable scope for development subject to all consents.
The gardens are quite splendid and very well landscaped and enjoy great privacy. Beyond is a paddock and orchard.
About the area
Woodbine farm is on the western side of Brent Knoll which is a small hill and a prominent local landmark. It was an Iron Age fort and has a settlement history known to date back to the Bronze Age. The village is convenient to the M5 but is protected by the hill and is a poplular well regarded residential area with a variety of properties. Brent Knoll has a friendly and active community with a primary school, village hall, pub,post office and shop.
For more information see www.brentknollvillage.co.uk
Woodbine Farm is a handsome Georgian house with Flemish bonded brickwork under a double roman tiled roof and a pretty front portico. The house has been considerably improved and combines original period details including sash windows, flagstones, beams and fireplaces with contemporary benefits including gas central heating and good kitchen and bathroom fittings.
The front door opens into the reception hall which has a flagstone floor, a staircase, a rear stable door to the garden and the principal two reception rooms to the left and right.
The sitting room has a dual aspect, a picture rail, a shelved alcove and a pretty fireplace with an inset wood burning stove. The dining room is another elegant room with a picture rail, and an open fireplace with a brick arch.
At the rear of the hall is a door into the study which has a dual aspect, a large store cupboard and a brick pillared fireplace with a stove.
On the opposite side of the hall is a door into a snug family area with a brick paved floor and an opening into the kitchen and breakfast room. This is a 31 ft. long room with a tiled floor (underfloor heating), an extensive range of fitted units with oak work surfaces, a double Butler's sink and appliances including a dishwasher and a 7 hob range cooker. The fitted units incorporate a breakfast bar and there's room for a table and chairs.
At the end of the kitchen is a cloakroom and next is a large utility room with similar fitted units, a Belfast sink, the gas boiler and a back door.
On the first floor the master bedroom has an en suite shower room with a large walk-in shower area, wc and hand basin. There are 3 further bedrooms with 2 having fitted wardrobes. There's a fine family bathroom with a linen cupboard, bath, shower cubicle, wc and hand basin.
Close to the back of the house is a stone outhouse developed to include a store, sauna and a shower room. Backing onto the building is a greenhouse.
Near the house, but tucked away with both enjoying privacy is the cottage which is a traditional "one up and one down". It's been improved and is now extended and is a valuable asset. It includes a living room with flagstones and a fireplace with a wood burner. The kitchen is fitted with units and appliances and beyond is a shower room. A staircase leads to a first floor bedroom.
A drive leads into the property, continues past the house and through a gate to a yard flanked by the outbuildings which are mainly brick with tiled roof. They include a 3 bay open fronted garage, a barn and adjacent stores. Within the paddock are a timber studio, a field shelter and chicken run.
The property has a very attractive approach with a front lawn bounded by park railings, mature trees and a graveled drive entering through an electrically operated field gate. The drive continues past the house with a further lawn and trees to the other side and to a wide parking area. The drive also continues past the house to the yard.
The gardens continue from the back of the house towards the Knoll and have keen lovingly and skillfully landscaped to "rooms" with lawns, terraces, herbaceous borders, shrub beds and all benefitting from old brick walls, gravel and brick paths and magnificent mature trees including beech, oak, horse chestnut, walnut and magnolia. There's also a kitchen garden area with a shed.
Beyond the gardens are an orchard and paddock with a pond.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas central heating. Council tax band G
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