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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Greenham, Wellington, Somerset, TA21

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large detached 17th century farmhouse
  • Development potential subject to necessary permissions
  • Numerous outbuildings
  • Period features
  • Double garage
  • Superb rural surroundings
  • Easy access to main routes

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial period farmhouse situated within just a few miles of nearby Wellington, providing extensive accommodation with impressive architectural features throughout and multiple outbuildings including stone barn, stables and hay loft.

This very attractive farmhouse is thought to date back to the early 17th century and has a wealth of characterful and architectural features including timber panelled walls, cobbled hallway floor, beamed ceilings and period fireplaces. The property sits centrally to its plot with in-out driveway to the front garden and a range of buildings to the rear with separate vehicle access. The buildings include a large detached barn, former milking shed, stable and hayloft.

Gabled and seated porch of timber construction to the main entrance through a large period timber door.

ENTRANCE HALL with superb cobbled floor, timber panelled and stone walls with doors leading to all ground floor rooms and wide stairway to the first floor accommodation.

SITTING ROOM with timber panelled wall, beamed ceiling and minster stone fireplace housed within the original inglenook which spans the room. There are windows to both front and rear aspects of this room.

DINING ROOM with front aspect window, stone fireplace and wood burning stove, wooden flooring and door to the:

KITCHEN which has a range of units, tiled floor and inglenook recess housing the Rayburn stove.

There is a door to the UTILITY/BATHROOM which offers a versatile space with freestanding bath, shower cubicle, W.C. and base unit with sink and drainer.

The INNER LOBBY and GARDEN ROOM are divided by an attractive wood and glass partition creating a versatile space that in turn leads to the modern CONSERVATORY and further access to the rear yard and outbuildings.

The First Floor can be accessed by means of two separate staircases and offers versatile space over 6 bedrooms, bathrooms, w/c and further stairs to roof space.

BEDROOM 1 has both front and rear aspect windows.

BEDROOM 2 has front aspect.

BEDROOM 3 is the largest of the rooms with high ceiling, fireplace and short step to bedroom 6.

BEDROOM 4 is to the rear aspect with stairs to the roof space.

BEDROOM 5 is also to the rear and has a further doorway to the second staircase.

BEDROOM 6 is currently used as a dressing room and is accessed from bedroom 3.

OUTSIDE: There is a mature landscaped garden to the front with gated driveway forming a circle with grassed centre lawn. The drive also leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE attached to the main house.

To the rear of the main house there are a variety of outbuildings and central yard. The largest of the buildings is the DETACHED BARN of double storey height and occupies a ground area of approximately 1,020 sq ft, this building is mainly of stone construction with various openings and replaced roof. The DAIRY covers approximately 720 sq ft. The attractive HAYLOFT is a two storey building with steps to the outside and has a ground floor area of about 270 sq ft. Other buildings include a STORE and WORKSHOP.

The property is set in rural surroundings yet only 4 miles from Wellington town with its excellent range of shops, schools, sports and medical centres.
From the M5 junction 26 follow the signs for Wellington, at the roundabout take the first exit for the A38 Exeter direction and again at the next roundabout. Continue for 2 miles to the next roundabout, taking the first exit and continue for a further ¾ mile to the Beambridge Inn, turn right here signposted Holywell Lake and Greenham. Go straight ahead at the crossroads, left at the next crossroads, follow this lane for approximately 300 yards and the property will be seen on your left with gated entrance and identified by our For Sale board.

Bedroom 6 
3.5m x 3.35m

2.5m x 1.42m

Bedroom 5 
4.98m x 4.5m

Entrance hall 

Sitting room 
5.49m x 4.98m

Dining room 
6.32m x 5.49m


2.44m x 2.13m

Garden room 
4.27m x 2.13m

3.66m x 1.83m

5.05m x 4.52m

4.57m x 2.44m



Bedroom 1 
5.56m x 3.6m

Bedroom 2 
4.42m x 2.97m

Bedroom 3 
5.49m x 5.38m

Bedroom 4 
4.32m x 4.27m

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 November 2016


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