4 bedroom house for saleLyatt Lane, Chilcote, Wells, Somerset, BA5
- Detached House
- 4 Bedrooms
- Dining Room
- Sitting Room
- Office Boot Room
- 46 Acres
Very well equipped and compact small ring fence livestock farm of 46 acres ideally suited for hobby farming or an equestrian facility, subject to planning. The farm is accessed directly from a council maintained road enjoying a secluded location commanding panoramic views from the stone built 4 bedroom farmhouse (AOC) out across Wells to Glastonbury Tor and Brent Knoll beyond. Excellent range of modern steel frame farm buildings. EPC Rating D
Pheasantry House provides a wonderful opportunity for a purchaser to acquire a most attractive agricultural holding situated in a stunning rural location close to the city of Wells. This small ring fenced farm extends to just under 46 acres laid mainly to pasture.
The property was built by the owners some 12 years ago, finished with mixed stone elevations and cleverly taking advantage of the stunning views on offer. The two storey accommodation extends to just under 3000sqft with generous room sizes throughout. The accommodation comprises a large entrance hall with downstairs wc off, a generous sitting room with far reaching views , folding doors open to a generous dining room which connects directly into the substantial kitchen. Off the dining room is a conservatory with the remainder of the ground floor accommodation comprising an office, boot room, utility and side lobby with walk- in larder off. The first floor offers 4 double bedrooms (2 with en-suite shower rooms) and a shared family bathroom. Directly in front of the house is a substantial gravelled driveway providing multiple parking and also within which is a vegetable garden, various fruit trees and a green house. Also beside the drive is a block built storage building, oil storage tank, log store, former single story stone barn ideal for machinery and a separate timber stable block with two loose boxes and tack room. There are immaculately tended lawns principally to the rear of the house and also to one side where a substantial pond will be found.
A successful local shoot has been operated on some of the land and although an informal arrangement, this could possibly continue if desired.
The occupation of Pheasantry House is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition (limited to a person employed or last employed full time in either agriculture or forestry as defined in the Town and Country planning act, to include any dependants or his/her widow/widower).
Chilcote is a picturesque rural hamlet found a short drive to the east of Wells, and therefore on the doorstep of the Mendip Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wells offers a range of local amenities facilities in addition to historical landmarks such as the Cathedral and Bishops Palace. Schooling is well catered for in the area, both state and private with a variety of rural/ village primary schools in addition to Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, All Hallows and Downside all within easy reach.
There is an excellent range of steel framed farm buildings centred around a concrete yard area which has access to adjoining pasture. The buildings comprise:
1) General purpose building (4000ft²) Steel portal frame with part block elevations and Yorkshire Boarding.
2) General purpose/livestock building (4000ft²) Open fronted steel portal frame with part concrete panel Yorkshire Boarding.
3) Dutch Barn with lean-to extension (Dutch barn only - 2400ft²) Steel frame Dutch Barn with timber and tin clad extension.
4) General purpose/livestock building (2400ft²) Open fronted steel portal frame with part concrete panel and Yorkshire Boarding.
5) Livestock building (6000ft²) Steel portal frame with part block elevations with Yorkshire Boarding cladding. Concrete floor.
There is roughly 17.5 hectors (43.2 acres) of pasture and a small copse of part of which has been recently used as game cover, there is a private water supply to numerous in field troughs.
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