6 bedroom character property for sale

Bath Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 17th Century Grade II Listed Town House
  • 3 Receptions Rooms Including Panelled Drawing Room with Listed Shell Cupboard
  • Kitchen, Conservatory, Scullery, Cellar, Wooden Stair Case with Listed Dog Gate
  • Bathroom with Roll Top Bath
  • Study
  • 5 Bedrooms, Beautiful Fire Places
  • Flag Stone Floors and Many Original Period Features
  • One Bedroom Cottage
  • Principle Garden to Front and Cobbled Courtyard to Rear
  • Driveway Parking for Several Vehicles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Main House
In spite of its position, so close to the town centre making it very convenient for shopping, this home is remarkably private being quiet and secluded. Gentle stone steps lead to the front door of NO.10- Bath Street. The entrance hall has flag stone floors and original bell ringer and gives access to the principle reception rooms. Drawing room one has an ornate fireplace, sash window to front and large solid wood door that can give access to the staircase that leads to the first floor. The second drawing room is a beautiful 18th century panelled room with listed shell cupboard, overmantle painting of Nunney Castle by artist Tom Hickman, sash windows and stone fireplace with a tiled hearth and multi fuel burner inset. Both drawing rooms have fully functioning shutters. An inner hallway gives access to the conservatory with vaulted glass roof, quarry tiled floor, exposed stone wall with Himalayan mural in the style of Victorian painter Marianne North (painted by the artist Tom Hickman), half glazed door to rear courtyard and glazed door into scullery and cellar. The scullery has a quarry tiled floor, sash window to front aspect and fitted wash unit with marble drainer and Belfast sink with space and plumbing for washing machine and various domestic appliances. There is a door to cellar with stone steps to a stone floor, wall mounted Vaillant boiler and mezzanine level for storage. The Cottage can be accessed from the scullery and provides excellent ancialliary accomodation for a relatives and guests or could also be used as home work space.
The conservatory also leads into the breakfast room/dining room with inglenook fireplace housing a multi fuel stove, flag stone floor, mullioned windows looking into the courtyard and further windows looking onto Rook Lane. The kitchen has quarry tiled floor, sash window overlooking Rook lane, Belfast style ceramic sink with drainer, space for slim line dishwasher and space for range cooker, range of base units and fitted cupboards. The listed wooden stairs and dog gate lead to the first floor with the landing giving access to the family bathroom and study. Family bathroom has a free standing roll top bath with shower over, Victorian style high level cistern WC and wash hand basin inset to vanity unit, window to side aspect. The study is entered via wooden steps with a wood floor and window to side aspect. The second landing has doors to three of the bedrooms and access to the next staircase. The master has a sash window to front aspect, picture rail, stone fireplace and wooden floor boards. Bedroom 5 has a sash window to front and there is an interlocking door to the master bedroom and could lend itself to a fabulous dressing room. Bedroom two has sash window to front aspect, fire place and wood floor. Both bedrooms 1 & 2 enjoy views of the front garden and have wonderful high ceilings with light flooding through. A further stair case with a half landing and original leaded window give rise to the final stair case to bedrooms three and four. Bedroom 3 has a window to side aspect exposed beams, access to loft, wooden floor and latch and brace door from this room to bedroom four with exposed beams and a window to side aspect.

The Cottage
The cottage has a sitting room with flag stone floor, glazed window to front aspect, under stairs storage and door to further storage area that could be used for other uses subject to the relevant permission. There is a solid glazed wooden door from the front elevation of the cottage. A wooden spiral staircase leads to the bedroom with windows to front and rear aspect and door to shower room with low level WC, wash hand basin inset into vanity unit. Above the bedroom is a spacious loft running the full length of the cottage, accessed via a sliding loft hatch

Agents Note
The property benefits from central heating to radiators throughout the majority of the house which is served by two boilers. The property has been extensively cared for over the current owners occupation and the entire front and side of the main house has been re-pointed over the last two years. The two valley gutters to the side of the house and in The Cottage have been re-lined, and the majority of the windows throughout renovated. The house and cottage are deeded as one, while the driveway has separate deeds. There is a clause that confirms there is to be no building on the driveway and there must be a metre wide path for neighbours at 11 and 12 Bath Street to access the back gate.

Outside and Gardens
The main gardens are to the front of the property and are fully enclosed by mature bushes and hedge rows. The garden is well established with seating areas mature trees and shrubs and is a childrens paradise for hiding and playing. To the rear of the property there is a cobbled courtyard with plenty of room for al fresco dining. There is also access to the one bedroom stone built cottage. There are iron gates that lead out onto Rook lane and a driveway with parking for several cars.

MAIN HOUSE:
Kitchen - 10'3'' (max) x 6'10'' (max)
Dining Room - 13'7'' x 11'4''
Drawing Room - 13'10'' x 13'1''
Panelled Drawing Room - 15'1 (max) x 14'2'' (max)
Conservatory - 16'11'' x 7'9''
Cellar with Mezzanine
Scullery - 11'7'' x 11'2''
Master Bedroom - 13'11'' x 12'9''
Bedroom Two - 14'11'' x 13'9''
Bedroom Three - 16'1'' x 9'3''
Bedroom Four - 16'1'' x 9'3''
Bedroom Five - 10'2'' x 5'1''
Bathroom
Study - 15'4'' x 10'10''

COTTAGE:
Reception Room -18'8'' (max) x 16'11''
Storage Room
Bedroom - 16'8'' x 10'11''
Shower Room
Garden - approx 60' x 30' (max) tapering to 21'

Tenure: Freehold

Services:
Main services are all connected.

Council Tax Band : 'F' 2,244.62 per annum 2015/2016

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Nearest stations

  • Frome (0.6 mi)
  • Dilton Marsh (5.1 mi)
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12 Market Place, Frome, BA11 1AB

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Nearest stations

  • Frome (0.6 mi)
  • Dilton Marsh (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Holden Heal, Frome

12 Market Place, Frome, BA11 1AB

01373 597009 Local call rate

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