8 bedroom barn conversion for saleHinton Blewett, Bristol
Withdrawn from Market £1,150,000
- Detached barn conversion
- Character features throughout
- Detached self-contained 3 bedroom annexe
- Sought after location
- Garaging and stable block
- Off street parking
- 6 Acres
- Five bedrooms
- Inglenook fireplace
- Attractive gardens
DESCRIPTION Homefields is a stunning barn conversion built by the current owners to an impeccable standard with a wealth of character. The property is arranged as a five double bedroom detached family home with separate three bedroom annexe, stabling and approximately 6 acres of land. Situated in the sought after village of Hinton Blewett the house is easily accessible to Bristol, Bath and Wells.
Homefields is designed in two separate wings, one for living accommodation and the other for five double bedrooms. The property comprises an entrance hall with cloakroom and ledge and brace wooden doors into the sitting room and one to the kitchen/dining room. The sitting room is a beautiful open room with vaulted ceiling, french doors, wooden beams, flag stone flooring and feature inglenook fireplace with a stone and brick surround. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of units with granite work-surfaces, space to easily accommodate a table for 10/12 people and large brick fireplace with 'Hergom' wood fired range for heating, water and cooking. A ledge and brace door opens from the kitchen into the utility room which houses the oil fired boiler, space for white goods and shelving. From the breakfast area is a snug which could also be used as a formal dining room, again with an array of beautiful features such as wooden beams, flagstone floors and inglenook fireplace with woodburner.
A rear hallway benefits from two skylight windows and leads to five double bedrooms. Three of the double bedrooms have a front aspect with pitch pine window cills and one having a side aspect over the garden. The master bedroom has a wooden window cill, skylight window, beams and ensuite comprising a claw foot bath with stainless steel shower fittings, basin and w/c. The family bathroom features a claw foot bath with shower attachment, separate shower, w/c, bidet, basin and heated towel rail.
ANNEXE Situated within the same courtyard but detached from the main property is a self contained three bedroom annexe. Currently used as a short term let the property could either be used as a holiday let or for ancillary accommodation for family members, subject to planning. The property comprises an entrance hall/utility room with boiler and w/c. An open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with wood burner and double doors opening onto a private courtyard. A ledge and brace door opens to a side hallway with two skylights which gives access to three bedrooms and the family bathroom with bath, shower overhead, basin and toilet.
OUTSIDE The property is approached through wooden five bar gates opening onto a gravel driveway and parking area which leads up to the front door and allows for parking for numerous vehicles. Attached to the main house is a storage room and double garage which is currently used as extra storage. Both have light and power and have the potential to be used as workshop space or extra living accommodation subject to obtaining planning.
A large barn currently houses stables for seven horses, a tack room and a w/c. A five bar gate opens out onto the land which is approximately 6 acres and fully enclosed.
LOCATION The village of Hinton Blewitt lies on the Northern slope of the Mendip Hills in an area of outstanding natural beauty and in the Chew valley. So it is perfect for walking or equestrian pursuits. It is situated 5 miles from the cathedral city of Wells and 15 miles south of Bristol. The village has a 13th century church, a village green and a village pub.
Wells is the smallest cathedral city in England. It caters for most everyday needs, offering good shopping facilities as well as restaurants and pubs, a cinema, churches of most denominations, together with open-air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Schools are plentiful with the Cathedral School, the Blue School and a choice of primary schools in Wells, Millfield School in Street and Downside school in Stratton-on-the-Fosse are easily accessible.
There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport, with rail links from Castle Cary (about 20 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.
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.
SERVICES Private drainage, water and electricity are all connected.
HEATING Oil fired central heating.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Bath and North East Somerset.
COUNCIL TAX Band 'G'
EPC RATING Main dwelling 'E'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From Wells take the A39 signposted to Bristol continue for approximately 4 miles to the village of Chewton Mendip. In the centre of the village turn left onto the B3114 signposted to Litton. In Litton take the turning to Hinton Blewitt. Upon entering the village take the turning to the left signposted South Widcombe. Homefields can be found after approx. 150m on the right.
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