5 bedroom detached house for saleThe Water Mill, Wellow, Bath, Somerset
Sold STC £1,850,000
- Hampton style contemporary living
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 beautiful bathrooms
- Stunning open plan kitchen/dining/family room
- 3 further reception rooms
- 5.2 acres level grounds
- Swimming pool
- Tennis court
- Sun terraces
- Highly sought after village location
The Water Mill is an exquisite detached family home located in the heart of this sought after village, in a picturesque position adjacent to the pretty brook.
The property has been comprehensively refurbished and renovated by the current owners and is a perfect blend of ‘Hampton’ style interiors and period finishes, with lime washed oak flooring, panelled walls and stylish muted colours throughout.
The flexible family accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and also has the benefit of a separate stable block that has the potential to convert into a gym, home office, nanny annexe or teenager’s games room.
The ground floor accommodation is entered into an impressive hallway with lime washed oak flooring throughout and doors that lead to all the principle reception rooms. To the right there is a guest cloak room, a pretty snug/playroom along with a handsome study, and to the left with access directly onto the sun terraces and gardens there is a stunning open plan kitchen/living/dining room with natural stone flooring with under floor heating, a log burning stove, a beautiful lantern light and a feature circular window which enjoys wonderful views over the extensive gardens. The well equipped kitchen has a range of bespoke hand painted units with honed granite work surfaces, an electric Aga, and a large central island and breakfast bar. In addition there is a well-equipped utility/boot room which enjoys independent access.
The formal drawing room is on a raised mezzanine level and has attractive glazed doors leading onto further sun terraces and also has permission to extend if required.
The first floor accommodation comprises an elegant master bedroom suite with a beautiful en-suite shower room, a further triple aspect family bath and shower room and 2 further double bedrooms. In addition there are 2 large double bedrooms and an additional shower room on the top floor.
Externally the property sits beautifully in level grounds of approx. 5 ½ acres with a 4 ½ acre field and a wonderful manicured level lawn and paved sun terraces that wrap around the property.
In addition there is a tennis court, a 7m heating swimming pool and a mature vegetable garden.
Wellow is a highly sought after village located on Bath’s southern fringes with easy access to many country pursuits, which include a trekking centre and beautiful country walks and yet within easy reach of Bath city centre, the fashionable Babington House and many excellent schools in the surrounding areas. Wellow has an active local community and offers a comprehensive range of amenities which include a good primary school, a charming gastro pub, a picturesque village church and community shop.
The UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath is on the doorstep and offers a wonderful array of chain and independent retail outlets, many fine restaurants, cafes and wine bars and an array of cultural activities which include the attractions at The Roman Baths and Pump Rooms, a world famous music and literary festival, many pre-London shows at the Theatre Royal and a good selection of museums and art galleries.
Many good state and independent schools are within easy travelling distance which include Millfield School, Downside School and Kings Bruton School in Somerset and Prior Park College, Monkton Combe School, The Paragon School, St Gregory’s School and Beechen Cliff in Bath.
World class sporting facilities are available at Bath University and Bath Rugby and Cricket Clubs along with wonderful spa facilities at nearby Babington House.
Communications include a direct line to London Paddington, Bristol and South Wales from Bath Spa Railway Station (Crossrail link commences 2017 ), the M4 motorway junction 18 is approx. 18 miles to the north and the A303 with access to the M3 is 22 miles on the A36.
Property ref: 121_1005_4230781
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