5 bedroom farm house for saleFeltham Lane, Frome
Withdrawn from Market £925,000
- Five/six bedrooms
- Two/three attic rooms
- Three reception rooms
- Large farmhouse kitchen with Aga and walk-in pantry
- Two bathrooms
- Period outbuildings
- Large modern barn with separate access
- Stables and Manege
- In all just over 4 acres
DESCRIPTION Situated on the edge of the Longleat Estate with glorious walking and riding, Feltham Farm is a super family home with a useful range of outbuildings and land totalling just over 4 acres. Ideal for anyone wanting to have horses or perhaps combine home and business premises (all shown edged red on the plan). The farmhouse is Grade II listed and retains plenty of period features including exposed beams, elm boards, open fireplaces, wooden winder staircases and wooden sash and mullioned windows. Dating back to the 16th century with later additions and alterations, the accommodation is arranged over three floors and provides spacious, well-proportioned living space. There is ample parking and hard standing with a range of buildings that include stables, period outbuildings and a five bay agricultural barn.
THE ACCOMMODATION A stone entrance porch leads to the wooden front door and into a large reception room. There is an open fireplace with wood burner, exposed beams and a sash window overlooking the gardens to the front. There is a dining room and fifth bedroom also overlooking the front gardens. This bedroom adjoins the foaling unit and store room. This has potential for a self-contained ground floor annexe. There is a further living room at the rear of the house with exposed beams, open fireplace with bread oven and an enclosed wooden winder staircase. A study overlooks the rear stable yard. The farmhouse kitchen is vaulted with exposed beams, there is a cream electric four oven Aga. The large kitchen is fitted with a range of cream cabinets and a stable style door leads to a walk-in pantry with window. The pantry benefits from fitted cupboards and plumbing for washing machine. The utility room with cream cabinets, Belfast sink and plumbing for a second washing machine and tumble drier and cloakroom complete the downstairs space. There are two staircases to the first floor, with the principle staircase rising from the dining room to the landing area. The generous master bedroom suite overlooks the rear courtyard and has exposed beams, a walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom with bath and separate shower. The second staircase leads down into the rear living room. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor a wooden staircase leads to a sixth bedroom with cast iron fireplace and two further attic rooms. All three rooms are of generous proportions with windows overlooking the front of the house.
OUTSIDE The walled gardens to the front of the house are laid to lawn and enclosed by borders and shrubs. There are further private gardens extending to the rear of the house with some mature fir trees and bushes. Gates lead into the rear yards and the outbuildings to the rear.
THE OUTBUILDINGS An enclosed rear courtyard has six stone built stables under a tiled roof with canopy and tack room. An additional traditional stone outhouse with power and light measures 7ft6 x 13ft with another stone barn measuring 24ft 5" x 12ft 2". There is a 5 bay steel portal framed barn with part block and part tin walls and a hardcore floor. The former calf pens provide a five bay barn with enclosed yard area. The outbuildings offer potential for conversion and could provide office or workshop space.
THE LAND The paddocks are enclosed by stock proof fencing and hedges and is in permanent pasture. There is a separate track from the lane that leads into the yard area and rear of the house.
There is an all-weather riding arena to the side of the house that is enclosed by post and rail fencing.
FURTHER LAND The further land (shown edged blue on the plan) immediately adjoining is all in grass and totals about 11 acres.
LOCATION The area of Feltham is situated just a few miles from the market town of Frome and is set in rolling countryside and is near the renowned Horse and Groom Inn. There is excellent outriding on the nearby Longleat Estate. Frome is an historic market town with many notable buildings and features the highest number of listed buildings in Somerset. Frome offers a range of shopping facilities, a leisure centre, several cafés, choice of pubs, local junior, middle and senior schools, several theatres and a cinema. Private schools are to be found in Wells, Bath, Warminster, Cranmore, Glastonbury and Street. Bath and Bristol are within commuting distance and the local railway stations at Frome and Westbury have connections to London, Paddington.
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