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4 bedroom character property for sale

Bruton, BA10


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GENERAL: Believed to date back to the 1600’s the property offers spacious and flexible accommodation. The current owners utilised one bedroom and one reception room for making musical instruments and this area could, subject to relevant planning consent, be used for an alternate commercial premises or even separated to make an annex.

Bruton is a small ancient Somerset town nestling in the foothills of the Brue Valley, surrounded by unspoilt countryside and has the benefit of a railway halt in the town itself and good Inter-City services close by at Castle Cary. The town has retained a charming character over centuries of changes from pre-Domesday to the present and is steeped in history. On nearby Creech Hill and Lamyatt Beacon there are recorded Celtic, Roman and Dark ages sites, the church of St. Mary originated in Saxon times, the Dovecot, the long buttressed wall in the street called Plox and parts of King’s School remain today visible reminders of the abbey. Bruton has a range of facilities including supermarkets, bank, post office, health centre, library, schools, inns and church. Surrounding towns include:



A timber front door with glazed panels leads to the hallway, exposed beams, three inset halogen spot lights, utility cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine and venting to tumble dryer, additional handmade cupboards provide plenty of additional storage and hanging space, slate tiled floor, thermostat and central heating controls, stairs to first floor, tongue and grove door with stain glass panel leads to:-

CLOAKROOM: Slate tiled floor, obscured double glazed window to rear, low level wc, corner wash hand basin, fused box cupboard and screening over wall mounted gas boiler.

KITCHEN: 15’2”x 11’1”. Flag stone floor, exposed ceiling timbers, hand made storage cupboards, gas fired Aga fitted into fireplace with slate surround and mantle, window seat, oak framed double glazed window to front, island unit with stainless steel sink and waste disposal unit with mixer tap and rinser, drinking water filter tap, black granite worksurfacing, cupboards below and space and plumbing for dishwasher. Flag stone stairs to:-

CELLAR/OFFICE: Flag stone steps lead down into the cellar with strip lights, concrete flooring, shelving, power points, telephone point and alcove with attractive stone arch over.

SITTING ROOM: 19’3” x 9’3” Tiled floor, exposed A framed timbers and beams, two double radiators, two double glazed windows to either side, door to Courtyard, built in storage cupboard, ceiling lighting, large bookcase and cupboard unit fitted in ( Note this bookcase unit covers over a door which leads to the second reception room/ studio and can easily be removed to open up access to this area).

FIRST FLOOR: Stairs to half landing and double glazed window overlooking the rear garden lead to:-

LANDING: Exposed ceiling timber, deep silled window, double glazed window to rear, 2 x inset halogen spotlights.

BEDROOM 2 : 15’1” x 11’3” Double glazed window to front with attractive views towards the Dovecote, timber floor, 2 x ceiling lights, arched storage alcoves x 2 , double glazed window overlooking rear courtyard.

BATHROOM: 8’7” x 8’4” Free standing cast iron bath with ball and claw feet and shower over, wall mounted wash hand basin, high level antique WC with timber seat and lid, cast iron fireplace, tiling to splash prone area, hand made corner cupboard with shelving, deep silled double glazed window to front with attractive views towards the Dovecote, timber floor, radiator with towel rail.


LANDING: Access to loft, double glazed window to rear with attractive views, timber flooring, linen cupboard with slatted shelving, ceiling lamp.

BEDROOM 1: 13’6” x 11’2” Double glazed window to front and rear attractive views, timber flooring, two ceiling lamps, radiator

BEDROOM 3: 9’3” x 8’10” Ceiling lamp, radiator, double glazed window to front with attractive views towards the Dovecote.

OUTSIDE: There is a walled courtyard area accessed from the front of the property via a wrought iron gate, outside tap, outside sink, exterior lighting, a timber shed, exterior doorway to reception 2/studio, an oak door to dry storage area currently used for the storage of refuse and recycling, and an additional garden area lies beyond the studio.

RECEPTION 2/STUDIO: 25’3” x 11’8”. Sliding double glazed doors to rear garden, two double glazed windows to side, striplight, natural stone chimney breast with woodburner built in and slate hearth, oak flooring, stairs up to:

MEZZANINE BEDROOM: 12’10” x11’7”. With radiator, lighting, timber flooring, exposed ceiling timbers, stainless steel sink and drainer with cupboard below, fitted cupboard unit, door to:

CLOAKROOM: With low level wc and wall mounted wash hand basin, lighting.
A great deal more could be made of this area which has potential to make into an Annexe or brought back within the living space of the property.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 August 2009

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