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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Vallis Road, Frome, BA11

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedroom house
  • 3 bed cottage with residential consent
  • Two 2 bed holiday cottages
  • Established income
  • In all about 5.5 acres
  • Edge of town location
  • Attractive gardens and paddock
  • Far reaching countryside views

Full description

On the edge of Frome is this 5 bedroom house, 3 bed cottage with residential consent and two 2 bedroom holiday cottages producing an established income. Far reaching countryside views. Attractive gardens and paddock. In all about 5.5 acres. EPC Band D.

Situation - The property lies on the outskirts of the town of Frome and within walking distance of its comprehensive range of shopping facilities. Frome station is close by with direct rail links to London, Bath is 13 miles away and Babington House just 15 minutes by car. Frome offers plenty of good state schools and there are a number of public schools within an easy drive.

Old Vallis House - Old Vallis House offers that country lifestyle but within walking distance of the thriving market town of Frome. Parts of the property date from 1834 and it was extended significantly in 1913. It was subject to a complete internal and external renovation approximately 15 years ago creating a splendid family home. On entering the property one is taken by a large entrance hall featuring period Minton tiles overlooked by a galleried landing. The entrance hallway affords access to the two larger reception rooms both of which feature grand stone fireplaces and views on to the front lawn and driveway. Also accessed from the entrance hallway are a large, dry cellar and a further hall leading to the rear of the property. At the rear there is an additional reception room, study and country style kitchen with an Aga, off the kitchen is a large utility and boot room with a workshop beyond.

To the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, two at the front with bay windows and three at the rear, one with an ensuite shower room and including the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. The double aspect master bedroom has a stunning vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and en-suite bath and shower. There is also a family bathroom. The garden is located to the front, side and rear of the property enclosed by stone walls and offers a spacious lawned area, raised deck and terrace with a summer house.

The Cottage - A detached three bedroom, three reception room cottage in natural stone under a slate roof. Porch to a large triple aspect living room benefiting from remarkable views over local countryside. Leading off is a door to the dining room and study. Beyond is access to the country style kitchen with gas hob, oven and plumbing for dish washer, washing machine etc. Stairs from the living room lead to two double bedrooms one with en-suite shower and WC, a good sized single, and a family bathroom with roll top bath. The generous loft space could easily be converted subject to the usual planning consents. To the outside is a detached stone built garage with up and over door and parking for a further vehicle. Gardens are to the front and side of the property and laid mostly to lawn.

Holiday Cottages - Situated to the rear of the main house is the detached, single story barn conversion undertaken in 2002, which contains the holiday cottage accommodation. This consists of 2 two bedroom properties, which provide spacious and well-proportioned holiday accommodation. Both cottages offer mains gas fired central heating, large living area, kitchen diner with integrated appliances, bathroom with separate bath and shower and separate cloakroom/WC. To the side is separate parking for three vehicles.

Outside - Old Vallis House is approached via a tarmac driveway with a parking and turning area to the front of the house. To the side of the property there is a double carport and single garage to the rear. Adjacent to the house is a large paddock which totals approximately 4.65 acres and is relatively level, well drained and mostly enclosed by dry stone walls. Including the gardens the site is approximately 5.5 acres.
Note: The paddock will be subject to an uplift clause dictating that should the purchaser obtain a change of consent for alternative use resulting in an increased value, the sellers would be entitled to a share of the uplift value.

The Business - The holiday cottages are being sold with all fittings including soft furnishings, linen and electrical goods. This business has trading figures dating back 13 years and will be sold with onward bookings and the website

Services - Mains gas, electricity and water. Private drainage.

Outgoings - Old Vallis House Council Tax Band F
The Cottage Council Tax Band D
Rateable value:£2,200

Local Authority - Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT. Tel:0300 303 8588

Directions - Access A303 passing Stonehenge on your right. At the roundabout at Deptford take the A36 signed Warminster. Stay on the A36 passing through Codford St Mary, Codford St Peter and round Warminster, following the signs for Bath. Stay on A36 passing through Standerwick and at the next roundabout take the 1st exit signed A361 Shepton Mallet, at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit signed B3090 Town Centre. After entering the 3-0mph limit observe sign for A362 Radstock(third right) take this right turn passing the Royal Indigo restaurant on your left, follow this road to the end and at the T junction turn left, follow road up the hill and the entrance to Old Vallis House on your right.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment with Stags Holiday Complex Department on 01392 680058.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 October 2016

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