4 bedroom detached house for saleUpton Noble, Nr Bruton
- Four Bedrooms
- Three Reception Rooms
- Farmhouse Kitchen with Aga
- Flagstone Floors
- Exposed Beams and Joinery
- Four Acre Paddock. Stables
- Tack Room. Feed Store
- Garage. Store. Workshop
- Bruton 4 Miles
- Frome 7 Miles
DESCRIPTION An imposing Grade II listed farmhouse, built with Georgian proportions that retains exposed beams, original joinery, flagstone floors and fireplaces. Set in mature gardens and grounds with a useful paddock of just over 4 acres, with garaging, stables, timber stores, vegetable garden and orchard. Located bordering open farmland, this super family home benefits from countryside views but is just a few miles from Bruton or Frome. On a daily basis the entrance to the property is at the rear, with the original front door accessed via a gate and pathway to the front of the house. Entrance hall with flagstone floor, part exposed stone walls and glazed door to rear garden, and stairs to the first floor. Drawing room with large inglenook fireplace, flagstone floor and window to the garden. Sitting room with a window to lane with shutters, window to garden and flagstone floor.
THE ACCOMMODATION Kitchen with bespoke wall and floor units with cream marble work surfaces, two oven Red Aga, inset NEFF ceramic hob, inset NEFF double electric oven, plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer with icemaker, Belfast sink with mixer tap and window to garden. Stepping down into the dining area with fully glazed double doors onto an alfresco outdoor dining area. The bathroom with bath, large separate rain head shower, washbasin and toilet complete the downstairs living space. Stairs lead from the hall to the first floor with half landing, Bedroom; a large double, with window giving views of the garden. Bedroom; a large single, with window to garden and boarded floor. An adjoining cloakroom offers a washbasin and toilet, boarded floor and window to lane. Airing cupboard. Landing; a large area that could be used as a study or children's sitting room with stairs to two attic rooms and a window to the garden. Bedroom; a large double with boarded floor, ceiling open to eaves with exposed 'A' frame beams, fireplace and window to garden with countryside views. Attic landing; a large area, exposed beams and window to garden. Master bedroom; a very large double with fireplace, partially exposed stone walls, exposed 'A' frame beams and ceiling joists and window overlooking the garden and countryside.
OUTSIDE The property is approached directly from the minor lane to the rear. A path leads to the front door over a small area of garden, with lawn and mature shrubs. A pedestrian gate leads from the side of the house to the private front garden. The garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees including apple, buddleia and lilac. An herbaceous border lies to one side and the whole is enclosed by a period stone wall.
THE LAND AND BUILDINGS The land lies across the lane from the rear of the property and in all totals about 4.1 acres. It is approached through a hard track via a five bar gate into a yard area. To one side it is fenced off to form a kitchen garden area with fruit trees.
Two timber buildings provide workshop space storage and stabling. Workshop with double doors, concrete floor. Stable building with a double garage/feed store having double swing doors, two stable boxes with tack rooms all with concrete floors.
Behind the buildings through a second five bar gate lies a small, partly railed turnout paddock, with beyond, through a five bar gate, the main paddock. This is bounded by mature hedges and partly railed and fenced, with a galvanised water trough providing water. There is access to a network of country lanes at Eastcombe, Batcombe and Westcombe should you want out riding or walking in the area.
LOCATION The village of Upton Noble has a lively community offering a busy calendar of events to interest all ages, an excellent C of E primary school, village hall, garage and church. The town of Bruton (4 miles) is surrounded by beautiful undulating countryside and has appeared on the map after Hauser and Wirth opened in the town. The world-class gallery, multi-purpose arts centre and Roth Bar & Grill has seen Bruton which was already renowned for its schooling become a very popular destination. The town has excellent schools including King's, Bruton School for Girls and Sexeys and also successful primary and Steiner Schools. Close by are Downside at Stratton on the Fosse, Millfield at Street and Wells Cathedral School. Bruton has a good range of local shops, pubs and restaurants including the highly regarded 'The Chapel' which also supplies artisan bread and take out pizzas. There is a railway halt on the Paddington line. Castle Cary being approximately six miles has a main line railway station (London/Paddington 90 mins). Frome is a thriving arts and cultural centre. It was recently voted number three in the top 10 best market towns in England with a vibrant Café culture and features the highest number of listed buildings in Somerset. The city of Bath and its University are within easy commuting distance as is Bristol. The towns, villages and countryside around provide an excellent range of social and leisure activities for the sportsman and countryman alike, with excellent riding and walking.
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