5 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

The Causeway, Mark, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Georgian Country House with a later Regency Extension
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Set within 0.53 acres of Landscaped Gardens
  • Two Acre Paddock
  • Range of Outbuildings and Double Garage
  • Driveway Providing Ample Parking.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Old Auster is an attractive Grade II listed five double bedroom Georgian country house with a later Regency extension situated in this popular village, situated in landscaped gardens and providing generous accommodation including three reception rooms. Further benefits include ample parking and garaging, outbuildings and a two acre paddock. An internal viewing is essential to appreciate all this eminently desirable country house has to offer!


Old Auster is an attractive five double bedroom Grade II listed Georgian Country Home with a later Regency extension in the heart of this popular village, situated in 0.53 acres of landscaped gardens and providing generous accommodation including three reception rooms. Further benefits include ample parking and garaging, outbuildings and a two acre paddock. The deceptively spacious country home has been updated and improved by the current owner whilst retaining lots of the original features. The extensive accommodation includes three reception rooms, fitted kitchen leading to a breakfast room, utility room and a cloak room on the ground floor.
Upstairs there are five double bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom, a separate shower room and the family bathroom. All set within a very good sized plot of approximately 0.53 of an acre, with established formal gardens at the front, side and rear which are mainly laid to lawn. There is a driveway to the left hand side of the property providing plenty of off road parking and leading to the double garage, car port, workshop, tool store and greenhouse. In addition the property benefits from a two acre paddock accessed at the rear of the garden.

Mark is a well sited and popular Somerset village served by an active local community. There is a popular pub in the centre of the village, The White Horse, as well as The Pack Horse on Church Street. The village is lucky enough to have a thriving village hall which hosts a flea market on the first Saturday of every month. There is also a Post office/Stores, Garage and Church. There are many active clubs and groups available within the community including Mark Friendship Group. With excellent road connections in all directions, Mark is perfect for both the country lover and rural commuter alike.

Schooling is much revered with an excellent local primary school, Hugh Sexey Middle School in Blackford (2 miles) and the Kings of Wessex Senior Academy in Cheddar (8 miles). In the private sector, Millfield School, Street is just c 13 miles distant.

The historic village of Wedmore is c 3.5 miles distant, offering a range of day to day facilities with the coastal towns of Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea offer comprehensive support to the West as well as access to the national motorway network via Junction 22 of the M5 (8 miles). Rail links at Highbridge, Burnham on Sea and Weston-super-Mare offer a direct service to Bristol and London Paddington. The general area offers a range of country pursuits together with an excellent local golf course in Wedmore and sailing on Axbridge Reservoir. The cities of Bristol and Bath are conveniently c. 24 miles and c. 30 miles respectively with Bristol International Airport approximately 16 miles distant.

Entrance Hall 
Door to the front with glazed fan-light, ceiling coving and ceiling rose, arch to inner hallway, staircase with wooden balustrade rising to the first floor, under-stairs cupboard. Second front door from driveway with glazed fan-light, original second staircase to the first floor, three radiators, telephone point, multi paned door to rear porch.

Sitting Room 
8.48m x 4.47m
Originally two rooms, now providing a large split level room. Double glazed sliding sash window to the front with working shutters, ornate Adam style fireplace with marble insert and slate hearth housing an open "Jetmaster" style fire, ceiling coving, step down to lower level with casement window(with secondary double glazing) , ceiling coving and ceiling rose, telephone point, television point, recessed display niche, two radiators.

Dining Room 
4.5m x 4.45m
Double glazed sliding sash window to the front with working shutters, UPVC double glazed casement window to the side, Minster stone fireplace, ceiling rose and coving, wall lights, serving hatch from kitchen, radiator.

Kitchen 
3.7m x 3.0m
Fitted with a range of oak wall and base units with contrasting roll edge work-tops, inset gas hob (Calor), integrated electric oven, integrated microwave, One and a half bowl, twin drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap and filter cold water tap, plumbing and space for dish-washer, space for fridge, cupboard housing "Keston" gas fired condensing boiler (Calor) which provides central heating and domestic hot water, spot-lights, telephone point, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden, arch to:

Breakfast Room 
5.49m x 3.78m
Fitted with a range of oak wall and base units with wooden work-tops, glazed display cabinets, gas fired AGA cooker, double glazed French doors opening to the garden, casement window, spot-lights, radiator.

Snug 
5.49m x 3.96m
Forming part of the older part of the property, large Inglenook fireplace with recessed open fire and flag-stone hearth, casement window to the side, two further small double glazed windows within the Inglenook, fitted corner cupboard, wall lights, radiator.

Rear Porch 
Glazed roof, quarry tiled floor, door to garden and door to:

Utility Room 
7.2m x 2.5m
Casement window and skylight, quarry tiled floor, fitted with a range of base units with contrasting roll edge work-tops, sink unit with stainless steel sink with mixer taps, space for freezers, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer, double glazed door to garden, door to:

Cloakroom 
A generous sized room fitted with a low level closed coupled wc and corner wash hand basin, ceramic wall tiling, tiled floor, extractor fan.

First floor 

Landing 
Split level, "Velux "window providing natural light, built-in storage cupboard, built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving, smoke alarm, wooden balustrade, doors to:

Master Bedroom 
6.27m x 4.47m
A large bedroom with two original sliding sash windows (with secondary glazing) which enjoy open views over the surrounding countryside, extensive range of built-in wardrobes, ceiling coving, period style fireplace with wrought iron insert and stone hearth, two radiators, picture rail.

Bedroom Two 
4.47m x 4.2m
Original sliding sash windows (with secondary glazing) with views over the surrounding countryside, second window to the side, ceiling coving, pictures rail, built-in wardrobe,

Bedroom Three 
4.0m x 3.78m
Period style window (with secondary glazing), radiator. This room is currently used as a study.

Bedroom Four 
5.6m x 4.01m
A large double bedroom with a casement window to the side (with secondary glazing) and two further windows to the rear, radiator, large wardrobe recess with hanging rails and shelving, access to roof-space.

Bedroom Five 
5.38m x 2.74m
UPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator, door to:

Ensuite Bathroom 
3.23m x 2.84m
Fitted with a four piece white suite comprising: panelled bath with "telephone style" shower / mixer taps, low level close coupled wc, wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with storage beneath and glazed shower cubicle with "Mira" mixer shower, chrome heated towel rail, radiator, ceramic wall tiling, built-in storage cupboards, extractor fan, UPVC double glazed window to side aspect.

Bathroom 
Fitted with a coloured suite comprising: panelled bath with "telephone style" shower / mixer taps, pedestal wash hand basin, low level close coupled wc, ceramic wall tiling, heated towel rail, extractor fan, UPVC obscured double glazed window to side aspect.

Shower Room 
Fitted with a fully tiled shower cubicle with "Mira" electric shower, corner wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with storage beneath, low level close coupled wc, radiator, extractor fan. UPVC obscured double glazed window to side aspect.

Outside 
Old Auster is approached via twin wrought iron gates on listed stone pillars into a wide gravel driveway which leads to ample parking / turning space adjacent to the garaging. At the front the garden is enclosed by tall natural hedging which provides a high level of privacy. There are a number of large mature trees including ash and copper beech. At the front a wide pedestrian pathway leads to the front door, the front garden is laid to lawn with well stocked borders to the West is a large area of well landscaped gardens, again laid to lawn with well tended and stocked beds with maturing shrubs and fruit trees. There is a paved seating area adjacent to the breakfast room, traditional potting shed, an attractive pillared and trellis wall screens the vegetable production area. To the rear of the double garage / workshop is an attractive, sheltered, paved seating area created for the current owners by the Sloane landscaping company. This has become known as "Sloane Square". T (truncated)

Paddock 
Beyond the garden accessed via a five bar gate is a level paddock measuring 2 acres, It contains four walnut trees, a willow tree, three horse chestnut trees and benefits from access at the rear on to a drove allowing horse riders to ride out without joining the highway.

Outbuildings 

Double Garage/Barn 
7.85m x 4.4m
Converted from a former barn, principally constructed of stone with a pitched tiled roof. Twin metal, "up and over" doors, light and power connected.

Workshop 
4.0m x 3.15m
At the rear of the double garage with light and power connected.

Car Port 
8.15m x 2.67m
An open fronted car port.

Greenhouse 
3.89m x 3.45m
Glazed roof, raised beds, rainwater tank.

Garden Tool Store 
Useful, lockable store.

Potting Shed 
Brick built and well glazed

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Added on Rightmove:
13 August 2016

Nearest station

  • Highbridge & Burnham (2.9 mi)
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Providence House The Borough, Wedmore, BS28 4EG

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Nearest station

  • Highbridge & Burnham (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

CJ Hole, Wedmore

Providence House The Borough, Wedmore, BS28 4EG

01934 267028 Local call rate

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