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4 bedroom detached house for sale

UPTON NOBLE - Between Bruton and Frome.

£760,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An attractive former farmhouse.
  • Set in glorious gardens and grounds.
  • Enjoys a rural location on the edge of the village.
  • Plenty of good living space.
  • Generous gardens enjoying great privacy.
  • Meadow land and woodland.
  • Range of outbuildings, including a double garage and workshops.
  • In all approaching 7 Acres.

Full description

A delightful former farmhouse offering plenty of really good living areas. Generous gardens, outbuildings and parking. In all approaching 7 acres.

BIRDS HILL FARM, UPTON NOBLE, SHEPTON MALLET, BA4 6AY 
Bruton 4 miles, Frome 7 miles, Castle Cary 10 miles, Wells 14 miles, Glastonbury 18 miles, Bath 21 miles, Bristol 27 miles (all approx.)

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An attractive detached period property set in glorious gardens and grounds, enjoying a rural location on the edge of the village of Upton Noble, and in easy reach of Bruton, Frome and Castle Cary. Birds Hill Farm is a delightful former farmhouse offering plenty of good living space with a sitting room, snug, dining/reception room, kitchen, breakfast room, study, utility room, cloakroom and store room. Upstairs are four bedrooms, en suite bathroom and family shower room. Outside are generous gardens enjoying great privacy, and including meadow land and woodland. There is also a good range of outbuildings, including a double garage and workshops. In all approaching 7 acres.

About the Area 
Set on the outskirts of the village of Upton Noble on the Bruton road, the property enjoys a private position with views towards Alfreds Tower, Longleat and as far as the Westbury White horse. The village has a friendly community spirit with a church, village hall and primary school with an excellent reputation. The picturesque village of Batcombe is found just over the valley and has a pub, church and village hall. The village of Wanstrow is also nearby with a church and pub. Nearby Bruton has a good range of local shops, pubs and restaurants including the highly regarded At The Chapel, which also supplies artisan bread and take out pizzas. Frome is also a short distance away with a wide range of shopping, sporting and recreational facilities.

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Road and rail networks are also very good with Bruton and Castle Cary having a main line railway station (London/Paddington 90 mins) and Gillingham, which connects to Waterloo. The A303 junction at Wincanton is a short drive away. There are good state and independent schools in the area including local primary schools and Ansford Academy, Sexeys, Kings Bruton, Bruton School for Girls, Millfield and Wells Cathedral School.

The Property 
Birds Hill Farm sits peacefully in its gardens enjoying far reaching views to open countryside and Alfred's Tower. The property has charm and character and is enhanced by double glazing and oil fired central heating. The owners have recently extended the property creating excellent living areas including a kitchen/dining/living room and a ?wow' dining/reception room which is a fabulous space for entertaining. A drive leads to the front of the property where there is parking for several cars.

Accommodation 
The kitchen is the heart of the house and has a good range of units, a dishwasher, a pantry and an Aga. There is also space for a table and chairs and leading off is the breakfast area. This is a very pleasant triple aspect room overlooking the garden. Also off the kitchen is a utility room with space and plumbing was washing machine and tumbler dryer. This room also gives access to the cloakroom. The sitting room has double sided woodburning stove set within a stone fireplace. To either side of the fireplace, openings leads the cosy snug. Double doors open from the kitchen into the dining/reception room. This is a superb room with an oak floor, French doors to the terrace and a vaulted ceiling. Leading off is a study, which could be used as a 5th bedroom if required.

First Floor 
On the first floor are the landing, four bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom, and family shower room. The master bedroom has a dual aspect with beautiful views and is a good size. The en suite has a corner bath, basin and WC. There are three further bedrooms, all doubles. The family shower room is a fully tiled room with shower, basin and WC.

Gardens and Grounds 
A drive leads in from a country lane over a cattle grid. Close to the house is a large garage, with light and power, and two workshops. Further in the garden are other buildings including workshops and stores. In addition there is more than ample parking. The grounds are absolutely delightful with lawns and flowerbeds and a new terrace adjacent to the house. There is a all weather tennis court to one side. Beyond the garden is the meadow land, with mown pathways, leading to the woodland area planted with traditional English hardwoods including ash, hazel, maple and sweet chestnut.

Directions 
From Bruton, continue through the High Street and onto A359. Continue along this road for approximately 4 miles and the property will be found on the left, indicated by our For Sale board.

Important Notice 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Bruton (3.7 mi)
  • Castle Cary (6.3 mi)
  • Frome (6.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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2 High Street Castle Cary BA7 7AW

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Nearest stations

  • Bruton (3.7 mi)
  • Castle Cary (6.3 mi)
  • Frome (6.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Roderick Thomas , Castle Cary

2 High Street Castle Cary BA7 7AW

01963 858001 Local call rate

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