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Gare Hill, Frome


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*Outstanding rural location with far reaching views of adjacent Bluebell woods * Extended four bedroom period cottage dating from the 1700's and with two main reception rooms * Stylish kitchen/breakfast room * Attractively laid gardens with paved terraces, ample parking and double garage with studio


The property lies within a small hamlet on the Wilts/Somerset border close to the acclaimed Longleat estate. The Vibrant market town of Frome has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities and public amenities and the Georgian National Heritage city of Bath lies approximately 16 miles to the south the A303/M3 road link is less than 5 miles.

If you are looking for a charming and versatile cottage with the potential of working from home or indeed a self contained annexe then Badgers End could well be the property for you. The property has been painstakingly restored and extended by the current owner over the last 36 years and has a stylish kitchen./breakfast room with French doors onto a terrace forming part of  the attractively laid gardens. There are two reception rooms including the original sitting room which has an open place and access via French doors onto a separate to the front of the cottage from which has views across the valley towards the church and adjacent countryside maybe enjoyed. To the first floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite shower room and three further bedrooms in addition to a family bathroom. To the side of the house is a driveway there is a large double garage with studio room above which could provide an ideal work home or (subject to the usual planning consent) a self contained annexe incorporating ground floor space.

Accommodation: All dimensions being approximate.

Entrance Porch:
With a half sealed double glazed front door, vertical radiator and doors to:

With a white suite comprising a low level WC, vanity wash basin, single radiator and double glazed window to the front elevation.

Utility Room:
8'6"x4'6" (2.59mx1.37m) With a one and a half bowl black, scratch resistant single drainer sink, adjacent work surfaces with cupboards beneath and incorporating a washing machine and grant oil fired boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water via a pressurised hot water cylinder. Eye level cupboard units, airing cupboard and further store cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:
15'4"x13'6" (4.67mx4.11m) plus an additional area measuring 7'2"x5'9" (2.18mx1.75m) average. With a comprehensive range of light grey contemporary fitted units with granite effect work surfaces and comprises a central island with a one and a half bowl single drainer Franke scratch resistant sink with adjacent work surfaces and drawers and cupboards beneath and incorporating a Neff fridge/freezer, Zanussi stainless steel dishwasher, breakfast bar, further base units incorporating an AEG four ring ceramic hob, Zanussi stainless steel electric fan assisted oven and Neff microwave. Range of eye level cupboard units incorporating an extractor hood, further base and wall cupboard units, two vertical radiators, double glazed French doors with side panel leading onto the garden, double glazed window to the rear, steps and window in turn leading to:

Family Room/Dining Room:
25'x10'4"  (7.62mx3.15m ) average. With three deep finned cast iron radiators, double glazed window to the rear and double glazed French doors to the front. 

Sitting Room:
20'5"x19'7" (6.22mx5.97m) Enjoying dual aspect with two double glazed windows to the rear elevation and a further double glazed full length window and French door to the front garden. Open fireplace with a brick surround and glazed display cabinets to either side, two double radiators, large exposed beam, staircase rising to the first floor and understairs storage cupboard.

With a double glazed window to the front elevation, access to roof space, further landing area with double radiator and storage cupboards.

Master Bedroom:
15'8"x10'7" (4.78mx3.23m) Enjoying dual aspet with a double glazed window to the front elevation and inner opening French doors to a Juliet balcony to the side and from which outstanding views maybe enjoyed. Two double built-in wardrobes, access to roof space and door to:

En-Suite Shower Room:
With a low level WC, glazed  wash basin and tiled shower enclosure with a wall mounted thermostatic shower and glazed shower screen, vertical chrome towel rail and double glazed window to the rear.

Family Bathroom: 
With a white suite comprising a panelled bath with adjacent ceramic wall tiling and shower attachment, low level WC, vanity wash basin, chrome finish vertical towel rail/radiator, electric convector heater and double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 2:
16'10"x8'6" (5.13mx2.59m) With a double radiator, built-in wardrobe and double glazed window to the rear.

Bedroom 3:
10'4"x11' (3.15mx3.35m) With a double radiator and a double glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 4:
12'1"x8'4" (3.68mx2.54m) With a single radiator and a double glazed window to the front elevation.

The property is approached via a gravelled driveway with parking immediately to the front of the cottage and access beyond that to the double garage/studio. There a number of paved terraced areas within established cottage gardens providing all year colour to this beautiful property. 

Double Garge/ Studio:
Measuring internally 20'x18'1" ( 6.1mx5.51m) with a metal up and over door, power and light connected with double French doors to the left hand portion with s a separate stable door and staircase providing access to:

Studio Room:
19'7x13'10" (5.97mx4.22m) This excellent room has windows to the front and rear elevation, exposed beams and would provide an ideal studio/play room.

From our offices in the Market Place proceed to the top of Bath Street at the mini roundabout carry straight across and then turn left into Keyford just before the fire station, at the traffic lights carry straight across and proceed out of Frome towards the by-pass, at the by-pass roundabout take the second exit for Maiden Bradley and after approximately 3 miles take the turning right signposted Witham Friary. At the next junction turn left towards Gare Hill and then left into the hamlet itself take the lower of the two roads and the property will be found at the end of this small lane. 

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24 September 2016

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