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3 bedroom detached house for sale
Stoke St Michael, Somerset
- Fantastic project property
- Character property in need of modernisation
- Three bedrooms with scope for more
- Tranquil edge of village location
- Views across open farmland
Withybrook House is a charming character property situated in a tranquil position adjacent to the Withy Brook with far reaching views over open countryside. The property is now in need of updating and modernisation and provides a blank canvas for somebody to make into their dream home.
The front door leads into an Entrance Hallway with access to the Sitting Room which is a dual aspect room with fireplace. Opposite this room is the Dining Room which is a spacious dual aspect room with a fireplace, under stairs storage cupboard and provides access to the kitchen. The Kitchen has a separate Pantry Cupboard and leads to the Utility Room where there is access to the Bathroom and Cloakroom. There is a side door from the Utility Room to the front garden.
Stairs from the dining room lead up to the landing where there is access to two Double Bedrooms and a further Bedroom. The Bedrooms all benefit from fabulous views across the surrounding countryside.
A five bar gate leads into the property where there is a long sweeping driveway leading up to the property. There is ample parking at the front of the property as well as a useful Outbuilding that could be incorporated into the main house to extend the accommodation currently available.
The property is situated in a rural position on the edge of the popular village of Stoke St Michael. The village offers a range of facilities including a post office/shop, primary school, public house and village hall. The village is surrounded by attractive countryside with rich grass farms, where dairy farming predominates.
The nearby Cathedral City of Wells offers further facilities and has a very popular twice weekly farmers market. Bristol and Bath also offer a wide range of amenities including shopping, theatres and leisure facilities. For more information on the village, log onto www.stokestmichael.org.uk.
Rail services are available from Frome (11 miles) with high speed rail services to London Paddington available from Bristol and Bath whilst Bristol International Airport is 50 minutes (23 miles) away.
There are a wide range of good educational establishments at all levels in the local area from the public and private sectors. Within Stoke St Michael and Leigh on Mendip, there are excellent primary schools whilst there are good secondary schools situated in the locality. There is also a good selection of private schools in the area including Allhallows Prep School, Wells Cathedral School, Downside and Millfield.
The area is well known for its variety and diversity of sporting and leisure facilities. Walking and cycling may be undertaken in the immediate locality. More formal pursuits may take place at the following locations:-
Leisure Centres –Wells, Shepton Mallet, Frome and Midsomer Norton
Golf – Mendip, Wells and Orchardleigh
Sailing – Bristol, Chew Valley Lake and Blagdon Lake
Fishing – River Avon, Chew Valley Lake and Blagdon Lake
Horse Racing – Bath, Taunton and Wincanton
The garden stretches around the side and rear of the property and is enclosed by an attractive stone wall. The garden would benefit from some attention but offers fabulous potential.
Heading south on the A37 after passing through the village of Gurney Slade, take a sharp onto the A367 signposted towards Oakhill. After approximately 1.3miles take the first right onto Fosse Road. Follow this road for approximately 0.7 miles and the turning to Withybrook House is on the right hand sign with our signboard indicating the driveway.
FURTHER PROPERTY INFORMATION
TENURE - The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.
OUTGOINGS - Council Tax – Band D
SERVICES - Mains water and electricity. Drainage TBC.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS - All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation.
PUBLIC AUTHORITIES - Mendip District Council Tel: 01749 648999
POSTAL ADDRESS – Withybrook House, Withybrook, Stoke St Michael, Somerset BA3 5JQ
VIEWING - Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agents – Killens, Telephone 01761 241127