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Barn Cottage, BADGWORTH, Somerset


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 17th century cottage
  • Original features throughout
  • Quiet village location
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • All four bedrooms are doubles
  • Master with Ensuite
  • Off road parking and double garage
  • Private rear garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Barn Cottage is a charming detached family home in a popular village location. This spacious period cottage is thought to date back to the early 17th Century and over the years it has been extended while retaining many period features including inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams. The property offers four reception rooms, three with inglenook fireplaces along with a home office, kitchen breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. The master bedroom benefits from lots of character features and an ensuite bathroom. The first floor also has a family bathroom and a further three double bedrooms all with built in wardrobes. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders and an apple tree. There is also off road parking in front of the double garage. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn surrounded by mature trees and established shrubs. There is a small orchard and two raised patio areas.

Property ref: 121_2366_4244905

About the Area 
Badgworth is a popular quiet village just a short distance from the villages of Axbridge and Wedmore. In both villages you will find a range of amenities and shops including essentials such as the newsagent, village store, butcher, chemist, individual shops and boutiques as well as pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. Within easy reach there are a wide range of clubs and societies. Most cultural and sporting activities are catered for in the nearby area. There are excellent state and independent schools locally including Weare First School, Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Local Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and Taunton School. The property is within easy distance of the M5 and Highbridge & Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway.

Sitting Room 
16' 6" x 15' 6" (5.03m x 4.72m) Two windows to the front elevation, one with a window seat and a further window looking into the kitchen. Exposed natural stone walls either side of a wide original inglenook fireplace with an original wrought iron range with oven, bread ovens and a beam across. Exposed beamed ceiling.

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Dining Room 
15' 4" x 15' 2" (4.67m x 4.62m) Original inglenook fireplace with beam across and a beehive brickwork fire canopy over a wrought iron fire grate with a bread oven and a flagstone hearth. Two windows to the front elevation with deep window sills and a further window to the rear elevation. Exposed wall and ceiling beams.

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Study/TV Room 
15' 2" x 8' 4" (4.62m x 2.54m) Windows to the front and rear elevations and an exposed beam along one wall.

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Family Room 
18' 6" x 14' 9" (5.64m x 4.50m) An exposed open timbered ceiling with a stone built inglenook fireplace incorporating a wrought iron wood burning stove with a heavy beam across and display shelving either side. Two stone mullion windows to the rear elevation.

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Home Office 
14' 4" x 7' 9" (4.37m x 2.36m) This versatile room is currently being used as a home office. A solid wooden door leads to the front of the property with a window to the side. Two velux roof windows.

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Inner Hall 
Stairs rise to the first floor.

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Kitchen Breakfast Room 
16' 1" x 12' 3" (4.90m x 3.73m) A range of wall and base units with a mix of work surfaces over. Ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap over and tiled splash backs. Integrated double oven set in a brick built wall with a separate four ring hob. Space for a dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Exposed ceiling beams and inset spotlights. Tiled floor. Floor mounted boiler. Window to the rear elevation and a stable door and window to the side.

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Utility Room 
9' x 6' 3" (2.74m x 1.91m) Window to the side elevation. Base units with work surfaces over. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to the side and quarry tiled flooring.

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Downstairs Cloakroom 
Wash hand basin and low level WC. Extractor fan.

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First Floor Landing 
Split level landing with a window to the rear elevation. Wrought iron balustrades and exposed beams.

Master Bedroom 
19' 6" x 15' 8" (5.94m x 4.78m) Two windows to the front elevation. Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Feature recess either side of an exposed chimney breast, one which has a walk in storage cupboard with a small window to the side elevation.

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En Suite Bathroom 
12' 4" x 5' 3" (3.76m x 1.60m) Panelled bath with mixer tap and power shower over with fitted shower screen. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboards below. Low level WC and bidet. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving. Loft access hatch.

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Bedroom Two 
11' 5" x 11' 5" (3.48m x 3.48m) Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelves. An original cottage door is a real feature along with an exposed beamed ceiling. Window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three 
15' 7" x 10' 2" (4.75m x 3.10m) Built in wardrobes and a wash hand basin set in a Pine wood washstand. An original cottage door as well as an exposed beamed ceiling. Windows to the front and rear elevations.

Bedroom Four 
12' 4" x 10' 9" (3.76m x 3.28m) Window to the rear elevation. A range of built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving.

Family Bathroom 
8' 10" x 6' 2" (2.69m x 1.88m) A fully tiled spa bath with Triton power shower over and a bi-folding shower screen. Vanity wash hand basin with large drawers below and a low level WC. Half tiled to all other walls. Chrome ladder style radiator and window to the side elevation. Exposed ceiling beams and inset spot lights. Wooden floorboards.

The property is set back from the road and has parking for two cars in front of the garage and there is an additional parking area to the side of the home office. The front garden is mainly laid lawn with shrub borders and an apple tree. There is a path from the garage which leads to the front door. The private rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and is fully enclosed with a small orchard area, mature trees and shrubs. There is a garden storage shed. Outside the kitchen there is a raised patio area extending across the rear of the property with a water feature supplied from an old wrought iron water pump. There are doors into the garage from the rear.

Double Garage 
18' x 16' 3" (5.49m x 4.95m) Of stone built construction beneath a tiled roof with an electric up and over door. In addition to the double garage there is off road parking in front for two cars and an additional space if needed alongside the home office. Also at the front on the property there is additional private parking on the lane.

Mains electric and water. Oil fired central heating and private drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: G.

For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS26 2QN. If travelling from Wedmore and taking Badgworth Lane into Badgworth as you pass the playground on your right hand side the road will bear to the left and just after you will come to Barn Cottage on your right hand side.

Entrance Hall 
A solid timber door under a tiled roof porch leads into the entrance hall with a feature bow window looking into the sitting room.

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27 September 2016


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