4 bedroom farm house for saleWellow, Bath
Withdrawn from Market
- Grade II Listed
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Attic Rooms
- Three Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Open Fireplaces
- Exposed Beams
- Gardens. Parking
- Double Garage/Outbuilding
- Bath 4 Miles
DESCRIPTION Overlooking the High Street in the heart of the village, this attractive 16th century farmhouse has well-proportioned rooms and retains stone mullion windows, exposed beams and open fireplaces. A super family home that offers good size accommodation with off-street parking, a stone built double garage/outbuilding and gardens. The surrounding countryside is picturesque and the village pub, the Fox & Badger, is conveniently located just over road. There is a village store, The Parlour Shop, which has a wide range of goods including fresh meat, bread, milk and newspapers. Wellow has other community facilities including tennis courts and childrens' playground.
THE ACCOMMODATION The farmhouse sits at a right angle to the High Street and the front garden is enclosed by metal railings. Steps lead down to the solid oak wooden front door and into the dining room. There are stone mullion windows to the front and side with a Bath Stone fireplace, exposed beams and a built in period, part glazed cabinet. The drawing room also has a Bath Stone fireplace with wood burning stove inset and arched alcoves to either side of the fireplace. The sitting room is at the front of the house and has an impressive inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove, exposed beam and bread oven inset. Carpet is fitted over the flagstone floor and the stone mullion window to the front has a wooden window seat. The kitchen and breakfast room overlooks the gardens and is fitted with a range of ivory units and has plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine.
On the first floor a spacious landing leads to four double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a further family shower room. An enclosed wooden staircase leads to the attic rooms with a Velux window to the rear and further window to the side. This could offer further bedroom or office space, if required.
The house has been substantially renovated over the years and now needs some updating to suit modern family life and enhance the period features it retains.
OUTSIDE A driveway leads to the side of the property and the stone garage and outbuilding. There is a parking area with steps up to the lawn.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature shrubs and bushes.
LOCATION The much sought-after conservation village of Wellow, lies just south of Bath at the southernmost tip of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a thriving village with a general store, pub, and village school. Transport links are excellent with the A303/M3 and the M4 within easy reach. Train stations can be found at Bath, Frome, Westbury and Warminster and all provide a network of links countrywide. There is a community minibus which takes children to schools in Bath and other destinations including the park and ride. Schooling in the area is excellent with All Hallows, Downside, Wells Cathedral, Millfield, King Edwards, Monkton Combe, Prior Park and the Royal School all close by. Primary schools can be found in Shoscombe, Hemington and Norton St Philip. The award winning White Row Farm shop at Beckington provides an unsurpassed range of local produce, cafe and gift shop.
AGENTS NOTE A paddock of approximately 4 acres in the village is available by separate negotiation.
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