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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Panborough Batch House, PANBOROUGH, Somerset

Sold STC £540,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Grade II listed period property
  • Thought to date back to 1697
  • Main house with 5 bedrooms, 3 receptions and 4 bathrooms
  • Annexe with 1 bedroom, living room and kitchen diner
  • Workshop, showroom and two garages with potential (STPP)
  • Set in an elevated position with stunning views
  • Parking for at least 8 to 10 cars
  • Plot thought to be around 0.6 of an acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Panborough Batch House is a detached Grade II listed period property with an annexe and substantial outbuildings offering various options for someone looking for a family home with an income. Thought to date back to 1697, the property is set in an elevated position with gardens on three sides offering fantastic views across towards the Mendips and Glastonbury Tor. The extensive accommodation is currently divided into two with the main house consisting of five bedrooms, three receptions rooms and four bathrooms. The self contained one bedroom annexe has a large living room and a kitchen breakfast room and its own shower room. The two areas are connected at ground and first floor levels offering the option of a much larger family home. The plot is thought to be around 0.6 of an acre with various gardens and terraces on different levels. The outbuildings include a substantial workshop, a showroom and two garages. These offer opportunities for conversion into residential units (STPP). There is also extensive parking for at least 8 to 10 cars.

Property ref: 121_2366_4000487

Workshop and Outbuildings 
The workshop and Garage are located on the lower level of the property adjacent to the roadside. Exposed ceiling beams, light and power connected. Central heating boiler. Overall this is a large versatile space with lots of potential. In the past planning permission had been granted for conversion into a two bedroom residential dwelling.

Garage and Parking 
There is plenty of off road parking to the rear of the property with parking for a motor home etc. Surrounded by post and rail fencing and with stunning open countryside views to the Mendip Hills. A gate leads to a path leading to the rear door of the property.

Mains electric and water. Oil fired boiler and private drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: G.

For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BA5 1PN.

About the Area 
Panborough is a small hamlet conveniently located between Wedmore and The City of Wells. There is a very active village nearby in Theale with a village hall, church and a play area. It is a friendly, lively community with an annual flower show and monthly film club and a Saturday morning café. The Saxon village of Wedmore is a thriving village approximately three miles away with a wide range of shops including a newsagent, a butcher and chemist. Various independent shops and boutiques, three pubs/restaurants and tea rooms. Four miles in the other direction is Wells, the smallest City in England offering a wide range of shopping and amenities including various supermarkets. Within easy reach of Panborough there are a wide range of social and sporting clubs and various cultural societies. Panborough Batch House is in the catchment area for Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexey Middle School and the Kings of Wessex Upper School. Transport is provided to all three.

Annexe Kitchen Diner 
16' 10" x 15' 4" (5.13m x 4.67m) A range of wooden fronted base and wall cupboards with roll top work surfaces over. Space for an electric cooker and free standing fridge freezer. Plumbing for a washing machine. Window to the rear elevation. Exposed ceiling beams. Tiled floor. A door from this area leads out to the lobby and a door to the outside which is the self contained front door for the annexe. From the lobby also a door into the:

Annexe Ground Floor Shower Room 
Enclosed shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Electric towel rail.

From the annexe living room stairs lead up to the first floor and a door into the:

Annexe Bedroom 
18' 7" x 13' 3" (5.66m x 4.04m) An attractive triple aspect room. Shelved wall niche. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

To the rear of the property there is a large tarmac drive with ample off road parking and a small Garage. The gardens are on three sides of the property and enjoy elevated views across to the Mendip Hills and surrounding countryside including Glastonbury Tor. Being mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, an ornamental pond and small orchard, there are several seating areas from which to enjoy the views. There is a garden shed and three greenhouses.

Second Shower Room 
Fully tiled and enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC.

Back to the rear landing and a door with a staircase behind with stairs leading up to the:

Landing Area 
Turning staircase leads to second floor landing with a window allowing further open countryside views. Exposed ceiling beams and a radiator. Door to:

Bedroom Four 
16' 5" x 9' 5" (5.00m x 2.87m) Exposed ceiling beams and a sloping ceiling. Window with open countryside views. This room is currently used as storage, access to loft space. Radiator.

Bedroom Five 
13' 5" x 13' 5" (4.09m x 4.09m) A good size bedroom with views to the front elevation. Sloping ceiling on one side with exposed ceiling beams. Radiator.

10' 7" x 9' 5" (3.23m x 2.87m) White suite comprising: bath, low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Separate shower cubicle. Velux roof window. Part exposed ceiling beams. Radiator.

Annexe Living Room 
18' 2" x 12' 6" (5.54m x 3.81m) To the side elevation with part exposed stone walls. Open staircase to first floor. Recess wall niche and a central ceiling beam.

Entrance is into a spacious hall with a traditional staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. Under stairs storage cupboard. Dado rail fitted. Door to:

Living Room 
14' x 13' 5" (4.27m x 4.09m) A good size cosy room with Minster style stone fire surround and hearth and an inset wood burning stove. Window to the front elevation. Radiator. Door to:

25' 2" x 9' 5" (7.67m x 2.87m) Ample range of wall and base cupboards with roll top work surfaces over. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap. Two windows allowing maximum light into this room. Eye level electric cooker. Induction hob with an extractor hood over. Space for a freestanding fridge freezer. Plumbing for dishwasher and a washing machine. Tiled splash backs. Stairs lead to a rear landing. From the entrance hall door to:

Dining and Sitting Room 
22' 10" x 18' 5" (6.96m x 5.61m) Large split level space divided into the dining area and a sitting Room which is to the front elevation with many period features to include an Inglenook fireplace with a large oak beam over and inset stone fire surround. Exposed feature stone wall. Shelved, arched recess. Views to the front elevation of Glastonbury Tor and a further overlooking the Mendip Hills. Dining area is on the lower level and has a window to the rear elevation and a door leading into the annexe accommodation which also could form part of the main house. NB: Description for annexe is below.

Back to the main entrance hall and stairs leading to the:

Front landing with access into two bedrooms and the family bathroom and a rear landing with stairs to the second floor, a door into the annexe accommodation and also doors into the shared shower room and bedroom three which has an en suite shower room.

Bedroom One 
14' 1" x 13' 9" (4.29m x 4.19m) Two built in cupboards and a recessed shelf. Radiator.

Bedroom Two 
13' 11" x 13' 9" (4.24m x 4.19m) Stunning views of Glastonbury Tor and the surrounding countryside. Brick fire surround and hearth. Range of fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Family Bathroom 
9' 6" x 8' 9" (2.90m x 2.67m) White suite comprising: Panelled bath with hand set mixer tap and shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Half tiled walls. Window with lovely views.

Then through to the rear landing and a door to:

Bedroom Three 
13' 11" x 9' 1" (4.24m x 2.77m) Dual aspect room with fitted wardrobes. Exposed ceiling beams. Radiator.

Door to:

Shower Room 
Fully tiled shower enclosure. Low level WC and Wash hand basin. Radiator.

Back to the rear landing and door to:

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19 January 2016


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