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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Wanstrow, Nr Frome, BA4

Guide Price £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A spacious Five Bedroom family home with the benefits of lending itself to living accommodation for two families.
  • Situated in the sought after village of Wanstrow
  • Generous gardens complete with ample parking
  • Within easy commuting distance of a number of the area's main centres including Frome, Bath and Bristol.
  • Two Bedroom Barn Conversion in the grounds
  • Peaceful Location

Full description

       Ground Floor 

  • Entrance porch
  • Kitchen/Family Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Hall
  • Second Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Conservatory
  • Cloakroom

         First Floor

  • Landing

  • Five Double Bedrooms

  • Two Bathrooms 


  • Gated Driveway
  • Gravelled Parking Area
  • Gardens  
  • Terrace Seating Area
  • Two Bedroom Barn conversion 

The House

Riverside Cottage is a charming period detached house offering spacious and versatile accommodation over two floors. The property benefits from generous gardens which adjoin open countryside and a two bedroom natural stone barn conversion in the grounds. The property has been well maintained over recent year by the current owners and the accommodation enjoys a blend of modern day living and traditional character features.

Riverside Cottage, once two cottages now consists of one spacious family home. The accommodation is very flexible and leads itself to be used for two separate families.  

The kitchen/family room has flagstone flooring a fireplace and is home to a newly fitted red converted electric Aga. This lovely room with its large farmhouse kitchen table is in the heart of the house. The kitchen leads to the hall which has parquet flooring. From the hall there is a door leading to the garden.

The generous sitting has a wood burning stove and ample light with windows to the front of the house. There is a further reception room and a large conservatory with underfloor heating which enjoys views of the garden. The property has the two staircases which again allows for flexibility. Completing the ground floor is a second kitchen, a cloakroom and a utility room.


There are five double bedrooms and a family bathroom and separate shower room.

Gardeners Lodge

This attractive barn conversion is light and spacious. The barn has a fitted kitchen, a sitting room which is double aspect, a cloakroom and two double bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor.


The property is approached via double wooden gates in to a gravelled parking area with turning circle.

In the centre of the turning circle is a wonderful magnolia tree.  The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with mature hedges and boarders. There is a large terraced area in the rear garden where you can sit and enjoy the lovely views. The garden adjoins open countryside. 


This substantial property is located in the small village of Wanstrow and close to the thriving town of Bruton, where there is a range of independent shops and restaurants catering for most daily needs. Wanstrow is a small village with a pub, garage and village hall along with a friendly active community. The nearby Stourhead Estate comprises 2650 acres of National Trust land with the famous 18th-century landscape garden complete with a magnificent lake.

The property is within easy commuting distance of a number of the area’s main centres, including the historic Cathedral City of Wells, and the market towns of Frome, Castle Cary, Sherborne and Shaftesbury. The cultural centres of Bath and Bristol are also within reach by car as is Bristol International Airport.

Wanstrow is about eight miles from the social hub of Babington House.

There are golf courses at Frome, Wincanton, Castle Cary, Wells and Sherborne. Horse racing enthusiasts can be catered for at Wincanton, Bath and Taunton. 

General Information




Mains water and electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Electric Aga.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Mendip District Council Telephone 01749 648999.

Riverside Cottage- Council Tax Band E

Gardeners Lodge- Exempt from Council Tax




Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172

Fixtures and fittings

All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.


From Frome take the A361 towards Shepton Mallet. At the roundabout take the first exit sign posted Bruton. On entering the village of Wanstrow go pass the village hall on the right hand side. Turn left just before the village pub and the property can be found a few hundred yards on your left.



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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 July 2016

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