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5 bedroom house for sale
Mells, Somerset, BA11 3PJ
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 reception rooms
- 2 bath/shower rooms
- 1 bedroom cottage
- Detached Studio
Hollycroft is located in the heart of the village of Mells opposite the duck pond and a short distance from the village run shop, post office and coffee shop. Mells is highly popular and pretty estate village of Jack Horner acclaim just minutes from the exclusive Babington House Country Club. This quintessential Somerset village is surrounded by breathtaking rolling countryside. In strolling distance are village amenities to include the church, shop, garage, school and renowned public house. The pleasing variety of mellow stone properties complement one another and provide a much sought after setting in which to live. The nearby towns of Frome and Wells meet all day-to-day needs and the cities of Bath and Bristol offer extensive leisure, educational and cultural facilities.
Situated in the heart of this popular and highly desirable village Hollycroft is a fine example of a Grade II listed attached period cottage offering generous gardens of 0.25 acres, a one bedroom cottage and detached studio with mezzanine sleeping area.
Built with stone elevations beneath a tiled roof this Jacobean home boast some unique features to include standard and ovolo moulded stone mullion windows, window shutters, dressed stone fire surrounds, rich wooden floors, exposed beams and flagstones.
The home offers comfortable interiors with both reception rooms boasting fireplaces, one open and the other with an attractive wood burner.
The kitchen diner provides an ideal space to socialise and dine centred around bespoke units and the feature "Alpha" cooking range. There is direct access from here to the garden and the private terrace, which is ideal for al fresco dining. There is a practical utility/store room and a cloak and shower room also to the ground floor with a wide wooden staircase providing access to the first and second floors. To the first floor are two double bedrooms both with dual aspects, tall ceilings and wooden floors with one boasting a working open fireplace and the other an oak screened en-suite area with feature roll top bath. There is also a bathroom with a white period suite and stairs to the second floor landing with two further bedrooms.
The property enjoys established gardens arranged to the side and rear of the home, which comprise of a level lawn area, well stocked flowerbeds, private gravel terrace with water feature, courtyard, gravel parking area accessed via double five bar wooden gates and a secret boxed hedge rose garden generating the sweetest of aromas.
There is also a one bedroom cottage situated within the grounds of the property with living area and kitchenette to the ground floor and bedroom and shower room to the first floor.
The studio offers a fantastic creative space with feature LPG fired wood burner, lots of natural light, cloakroom & shower and mezzanine sleeping area.
Entrance Hall, Cloakroom & Shower Room, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Diner, 4 Bedrooms, En suite area, Family Bathroom. Detached Studio. 1 Bedroom Cottage. Parking & Established Gardens.
Mells is approximately 3 miles to the west of Frome. Lying between the A362 and A361. From Frome take the A362 turning left to Great Elm leading to Mells. On entering the village turn right at the t-junction passing the shop and post office on the right where the property can be found off a private driveway directly opposite on the left.