4 bedroom barn conversion for saleEvercreech, Shepton Mallet
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- Five bedroom farmhouse
- Farmhouse kitchen with Aga
- Library entrance hall
- Potential for self-contained annexe
- Triple car port
- Thatched summer house
- Glorious mature gardens.
- Workshop building
- Adjoining land available
DESCRIPTION A former byre tastefully converted into an imaginative family home, retaining and utilizing many of the original features of the farm yard and the remains of the monastery in Stoney Stratton. The barn has been finished to a high standard with bespoke joinery, a beautiful kitchen with Aga, vaulted dining hall and a sitting room with fully glazed gable end overlooking the gardens. A wing has been used as a contained annexe which would suit a dependant relative or family member. Horsehill Farm is one of three dwellings situated at the end of the drive, but none of the properties overlook each other to any major extent. There are very well kept gardens and grounds with a triple carport, summer house, and workshop,. The property is shown as edged red on the attached plan.
THE ACCOMMODATION A stone entrance porch with flagstone floor leads into the entrance hall and library which has an English chestnut block floor and ash paneling, fitted bookcases and cupboards. The impressive dining hall has a minstrel's gallery and original 'A' frame beams with windows overlooking the front gardens. There is a cast iron fireplace with carved wooden mantel and surround. The drawing room overlooks the rear gardens. The end gable is fully glazed and is fitted with bespoke electric blinds. French doors lead into the courtyard area. A stone fireplace with wood burning stove inset has a stone chimney breast with wooden inglenook beam and stone pillars. The kitchen is vaulted with a flagstone floor and windows overlooking the front and rear gardens. Fitted with a range of floor and wall cabinets under a granite work surface there is a central island unit and separate breakfast seating area. There is a 4 oven Aga with separate hotplate and a built-in electric oven and microwave. There is also a good sized study or fifth bedroom The master bedroom is vaulted and overlooks the front gardens. It has an en-suite bathroom with corner Jacuzzi bath and shower over. There are two further bedrooms also with en-suite wet rooms. The potential annexe wing is accessed from a door leading from the study/bedroom five or an external door in the rear garden. There is a further double bedroom, bathroom, sitting room/bedroom, kitchen/utility room and study or dressing room.
OUTSIDE Two stone pillars lead onto the sweeping driveway which crosses the fields and leads to Horsehill Farm. A driveway in the centre of the yard leads to the parking area with an oak framed triple carport and parking area. There is a beautiful thatched and timber summer house that overlooks the rear gardens. The gardens lie to the front and rear of the property and are well planted with a selection of mature shrubs and plants. A honeysuckle clad pergola leads to the water features which run along the garden to a waterfall. Accessed from the kitchen and dining room there is a court tyard built around a former pigsty retaining a number of period features providing several seating areas to enjoy the sun at different times of the day. The gardens have been very well planned and planted with raised vegetable beds and a fruit cage. There is a block built workshop or hobby room with power and light and a greenhouse. The workshop could be converted into stables if required. Adjoining the garden is a copse and there is another copse at the beginning of the driveway, both would be an ideal source of logs.
NOTE The adjoining farmland including some 50 acres of copse is owned by the Sellers and is available by separate negotiation.
The Seller will consider offers for areas of 1 acre upwards.
The property is also available at £795,000 with 14.50 acres.
LOCATION Evercreech is a large and thriving village about 3 miles from Shepton Mallet and 5 miles from Castle Cary. There is a village hall, 2 pubs, church, primary school and pre-school. The Royal Bath & West showground is close by and has a busy diary of events and attractions throughout the year. Shopping and leisure facilities are available in Bruton, Frome, Shepton Mallet, and Castle Cary. The Chapel in Bruton is a restaurant and artisan bakery of particular note. The nearest major supermarket is in Shepton Mallet. A main line rail station at Castle Cary accesses London Paddington. The A303/M3 are about 10 miles away, and Bath and Bristol are within commutable distance. There is a wide range of excellent schools in the area both public and private sectors including Downside at Stratton on the Fosse, Millfield at Street, Wells Cathedral School, Bruton School for Girls, Sexeys and Kings School at Bruton and All Hallows at Cranmore.
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