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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Neighbourne, Oakhill

Withdrawn from Market £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Idyllic setting
  • Four bedroom house
  • Separate two bedroom cottage
  • Master Bedroom with en-suite, dressing room & sauna
  • Spacious sitting room
  • Natural spring in garden
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens of approx. 1 acre
  • Panoramic countryside views
  • Large garage/workshop
  • Two driveways with ample parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Nestled comfortably in an idyllic location, on the side of a gentle valley, in the heart of the Somerset countryside, is 'Bradfields Mead'. A charming four bedroom house with a separate two bedroom cottage, formerly a chapel, all set in approximately one acre of well-tended and beautifully landscaped gardens. Surrounded by delightful rural views.

The main house was formerly three cottages and has been converted into a spacious and characterful four bedroom home. On the ground floor the property comprises; a large tiled storm porch, an entrance hall with a separate seating area, a downstairs WC and boiler room, steps lead down to a spacious sitting room with views of the garden and countryside beyond, double doors lead out to a conservatory, offering beautiful views from every angle. The dining room has mullioned windows and views over the garden, the kitchen, which has an oil fired Aga, an electric oven and hob and plenty of cupboards and workspace is a good size. Steps lead up from the kitchen into a utility room with sink and plumbing for washing machine, a door leads from the utility room to the front of the house (next to the garage).

On the first floor the spacious master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and dressing room with built in wardrobes, there is also a separate sauna (which can be removed if required). This bedroom, yet again, offers stunning rural views. Another of the bedrooms benefits from a shower cubicle, a separate WC with basin and a built in wardrobe/store. There are two further bedrooms, both of which are doubles, and a family bathroom with a white suite comprising a WC, basin and bath with shower attached to taps.

'Mead Cottage' is a separate two bedroom cottage in the grounds. It was once a chapel and retains a few of the original features. It was converted approximately twenty-one years ago by the present owner and comprises an entrance hall, good size kitchen, a family bathroom and a spacious sitting room with original chapel windows and pretty 'ogee' shaped arch and door leading to the garden. There is also a sun room/dining room, glazed on two sides with an arched alcove and splendid views. On the first floor the master bedroom benefits from a separate WC & basin and fabulous views over the garden and surrounding fields. The second bedroom is also a double, again with rural views.

This cottage offers a number of possibilities; separate accommodation for dependant relatives, an office or holiday cottage, generating an extra income.


OUTSIDE The properties benefit from their own separate drives both offering ample parking. There is a large detached garage/workshop and a useful store/shed attached to house (next to the utility room). To the front of the main house is a gravelled pathway with pretty cottage style planting, a pathway leading to a natural spring and pond and to 'Mead Cottage'. Well-tended and beautifully landscaped gardens surround the properties with mature trees and shrubs and a large expanse of lawn. All blending perfectly with the surrounding countryside. 

LOCATION Neighbourne is a pretty hamlet just outside the village of Oakhill. Oakhill lies to the Eastern end of the Mendip Hills within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Bath, five miles from Wells and four miles from Shepton Mallet. The nearby main line rail links are situated at Castle Cary, Bath and Bristol. The village enjoys a varying range of different age and style of properties with many period and individual homes. Within the village, everyday needs are catered for in the Post Office/Village stores, doctors surgery, village churches, village hall and recreation field and two public houses. Oakhill boasts an excellent primary school whilst secondary schools are within easy reach. In addition, The Cathedral School at Wells, Downside at Stratton-On-The-Fosse, All Hallows at Cranmore, Kings, Bruton School for Girls and Millfield at Street are also easily accessible.

Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes. In addition, there is a Leisure Centre in Wells offering a variety of recreational facilities. 

TENURE Freehold 

HEATING Oil fired central heating and Aga 

SERVICES Drainage is via septic tank (one for each property), water and electricity are all connected 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 01749 648999 


EPC RATING Bradfields Mead - Rating 'F'
Mead Cottage - Rating 'F' 

DIRECTIONS From Wells proceed to the village of Oakhill. Continue through the village, passing the Oakhill Inn on your right, for approximately 800 metres passing a rank of cream houses on your left. Turn left signposted to Neighbourne. Continue straight ahead for approx. 400 metres where the road turns a sharp left down the hill. Proceed down the hill. Where the road bends round to the right, turn left and Bradfields Mead can be found on your right.  

AGENTS NOTE 'Bradfields Mead' and 'Mead Cottage' are being sold as one but are legally two separate properties. 

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Added on Rightmove:
13 May 2015

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