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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Oakhill, Somerset, BA3

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Situated in the peaceful village of Oakhill
  • Three spacious double bedrooms
  • Opportunity to extend if required
  • Outline planning permission for two three bedroom dwellings within the grounds

Full description

·Entrance Hall

·Sitting Room


·Dining room

·Three Double Bedrooms

·Large Loft space

·Family Bathroom

·Utility Room/Boot room

·Opportunity to extend if required


·A range of outbuildings & ample parking

·Outline Planning permission for two three bedroom dwellings


Portlands is a charming bungalow which sits well in an elevated position within its grounds of approximately half an acre. The property is situated in the popular village of Oakhill and enjoys rural views over the village.

Portlands benefits from outline planning permission to erect two three bedroom single storey dwellings on the site. The full application is available to view on the Mendip District Council website, planning ref code; 2016/1619/OTA.  This three bedroom property has well-proportioned living accommodation alongside the potential to extend if further accommodation was required.

The Sitting room is situated off the large entrance hall and enjoys plenty of natural light and views over the surrounding fields and Mendip Golf Club. The kitchen is located at the back of the property and has a range of kitchen cupboards and units. There is lots of storage space including allocated spaces for a fridge and dishwasher, alongside a large larder. Leading from the kitchen is the utility room/ boot room and back porch area featuring a new ‘Grant’ boiler, cloakroom and workshop. Completing the accommodation are three spacious double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside, the property is approached via its own private driveway. The garden is mostly laid to lawn alongside a vegetable patch, potting shed and summerhouse. Formerly used a builder’s yard, the property benefits from a range of outbuildings including a large workshop & has the potential to be turned back to business use if desired. There is a large concrete area creating ample parking. 


The pretty village of Oakhill lies in a picturesque valley to the east of the Mendip Hills. Everyday needs are well catered for, with a doctors’ surgery, village hall, church and public house. Like many Mendip villages it has an active community. The village lies between the Georgian city of Bath, well known for its Roman Baths and architecture and the historic Cathedral city of Wells. Twice weekly markets are held locally in Wells and Shepton Mallet.

Bath is 16 miles away, and Bristol, with its mainline rail service to London Paddington and M4 access is 18 miles. Castle Cary station is also close by. Bristol International Airport is 19 miles away. There is a daily National Express coach service to and from Heathrow and London Victoria from the bus stop opposite the school.

There is a wide range of well regarded schools at all levels locally, both from the state and private sectors and the property is within walking distance of Oakhill Primary School. Most schools provide transport within the village or nearby.

The Mendip area is well known for its many and varied sporting and leisure facilities. The area is popular for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells Shepton Mallet and Bath. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by.





The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion



Council Tax – Band D


Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating


All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation


Mendip District Council - 0300 303 8588





Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens

Telephone 01749 671172


Rated E. View at


On entering the village from the Shepton Mallet direction, turn left into High Street opposite the Oakhill Inn public house. Stay on this road for approximately half a mile, you will then reach Galley Batch Lane on your right hand side and Portlands is the first property on your right. 


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 November 2016


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