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3 bedroom cottage for sale

The Forge, Dark Lane, North Wootton

Withdrawn from Market £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 3-bed cottage
  • Requiring modernisation
  • Idyllic rural location & off-road parking
  • Further development potential (STP)
  • Commercial workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Detached 3-bed cottage requiring modernisation and improvement together with commercial workshop (2,000ft²). 

DESCRIPTION Charming rural property which offers a wide scope of opportunities. The Forge comprises an attractive detached cottage which requires updating together with a rural workshop.

Located on the outskirts of the village of North Wootton in a quiet situation, surrounded by agricultural lands and sporadic residential property. Situated in an elevated position.

The property may offer residential or commercial development potential. Possible extension of the existing cottage with additional dwellings via conversion, or new build and possible enlargement of the commercial building. Subject to any necessary planning consent being obtained. No enquiries of the local planning authority have been made. Potential purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.

LOCATION North Wootton is a quiet rural village and is situated equidistant between Wells, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet, all of which provide a wide range of facilities to cater for all needs. Wells 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 Wednesday and Saturday.

Schools are plentiful with the Cathedral School, the Blue School and a choice of primary schools. Millfield School in Street and Downside School in Stratton on Fosse.

There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport with rail links from Castle Cary (30 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.


Large Porch to Kitchen, front and side aspect, benefitting from oil fired Rayburn, base and wall units and a stainless steel sink and drainer. From here you pass through an Inner hall, with stairs to first floor, into the Sitting room, with front aspect and a large inglenook fireplace. Through to Dining room, front aspect, inglenook fireplace with wood burner inset.
First floor
Small Landing. Bedroom 1, front aspect with airing cupboard, hot water tank and fitted immersion. Bedroom 2, front aspect, through into Bedroom 3, front aspect and unused fireplace.
Surrounded by sloping lawned gardens together with off-road parking and turning areas.

WORKSHOP Comprising two workshop buildings with concrete floors, constructed from concrete and steelpost frames with block and concrete panel elevations and fibre cement roof.

Currently the buildings are used for an agricultural engineering business including retail. The buildings would also suit a number of other light industrial uses, subject to obtaining any necessary planning consent.

Workshop, Concrete forecourt to front with further outside storage to the rear.
Workshop, 12.19m X 5.49m, 66.92m²/720ft².
Workshop, 13.72m X 9.14m, 125.40m²/1,350ft², sub divided to provide office, 3.35m X 3.35m, 11.22m²/120.77ft².


VIEWING By appointment only through the agents, Cooper and Tanner LLP.
Telephone: 01458 834288 (Ref: 8814) 

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Septic tank drainage. Phone line subject to standard transfer regulations. Service and appliances not tested. 




IMPORTANT NOTICE Cooper and Tanner for themselves and for the Vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:

• The particulars are prepared in good faith to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchasers and lessees ought to seek their own professional advice.
• All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith, and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of them.
• No person in the employment of Cooper and Tanner has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property on behalf of Cooper and Tanner nor enter into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
• No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting properties.


WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY The property is being sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all rights of way, whether public or private, light, sport, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements, quasi-easements and restrictive covenants, and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas, and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2016


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