5 bedroom detached house for saleRexes Hollow Lane, Barwick, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22
Sold STC £850,000
- Grade II Listed Former Farmhouse
- 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
- lower ground floor with studio
- about 10.34 acres, gardens
- stream, paddocks laid to pasture
- granary with stabling on ground floor
- two bedroom flat above
- parking area, outbuildings
Barwick Farm House is located in the centre of the hamlet of Barwick. The nearby Abbey town of Sherborne and regional centre Yeovil both provide an excellent variety of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. Communications in the area include mainline railway stations at Yeovil Junction (less than a mile away) and Sherborne with a mainline service between Exeter and London Waterloo and the A303 is located to the north of Yeovil and provides a route to London/Home Counties. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Sherborne and Yeovil, horse racing at Wincanton, Exeter and Bath, water sports at Sutton Bingham Reservoir and also along the Dorset coastline to the south at Weymouth Bay and Poole Harbour. There is excellent independent schooling nearby at Sherborne Preparatory School, Sherborne Schools for Boys and Girls, Leweston and The Park School in Yeovil.
Barwick Farm House has 17th Century origins with a remodelled facade of early 19th Century and an adjacent converted granary of possibly late 18th Century origins which is also Grade II Listed. There is spacious accommodation which comprises reception hall with feature staircase, two reception rooms, kitchen, pantry, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a lower ground floor with studio, two bedrooms, bathroom with copper bath and utility room. The farmhouse exudes a great deal of charm and character and features include exposed elm floorboards, stone flooring and exposed beams as well as a kitchen with Aga and sitting room with fireplace and wood burner. The Granary which has stone elevations under a slate roof, has stabling comprising four loose boxes on the ground floor and a two en suite bedroom first floor flat with planning permission for holiday use. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature and include outbuildings, lawns, mature trees including willow, parking area, stream and paddocks laid to pasture.
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Gravelled driveway leading to parking/turning area. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and include well stocked beds and borders a stone wall along one boundary as well as a large willow tree. There is a yard between the house and granary and a range of outbuildings including an open barn and five bay stone building. There is a stream which runs through the grounds, beyond which are the paddocks which are laid to pasture and include a variety of mature trees and an area of rough ground adjoining the stream.
Square Footage: 3,705 sq ft
Acreage: 10.34 Acres
Proceed out of Yeovil on the A37 and at Red House roundabout turn first left. Continue down this lane into Barwick and Barwick Farm House is in the centre on the village on your left hand side at the junction of Church Lane and Rexes Hollow Lane..
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