8 bedroom house for saleMain Street, Farrington Gurney, Bristol, Somerset, BS39
- * Historic GII* listed house
- * Royal connections
- * Numerous outbuildings/annexes
- * Business opportunity
- * Secure gated parking area
Drawing room • Sitting room • Morning room • Kitchen • Utility room • Cloak room • 5 bath/shower rooms • Further Attic rooms • 4 self-contained annexes • Cart Shed Storage rooms
A beautiful detached 5-6 bedroom house built in the 1680’s of mellow local stone elevations with later winged additions to each end in 1715. Previously owned by The Duchy of Cornwall for over 200 years, the house has hosted a number of esteemed members of society, including King George VI and The Price of Wales, later King Edward VIII. The current owners have renovated the property, and its characterful outbuildings, to an excellent standard throughout to form a spacious and well-appointed family home, whilst retaining a number of period features including impressive fireplaces, timber beams, stone mullion windows, stone and parquet flooring and wooden panelling. The reception rooms and bedrooms are extremely elegant and well-proportioned, each having their own style and character.
It is currently arranged as an award winning B&B with a 5* rating on TripAdvisor (further details available upon request). Benefitting from landscaped gardens and charming outbuildings, ideal for holiday lets, B&B accommodation or as annexes.
The Old Parsonage is accessed through an impressive gateway into a large and secure gravelled courtyard where there is an extensive parking area and level gardens to the front of the house. The courtyard is surrounded by a number of very pretty outbuildings that make up four self-contained annexes and store rooms.
The Old Parsonage is situated at the heart of the village of Farrington Gurney with a pub, award winning farm shop, petrol station, shop, and restaurant. The neighbouring village of Ston Easton is home to the renowned Ston Easton Park Hotel with its award winning dining and Farrington Gurney is conveniently located within the picturesque Mendip Hills, an AONB, well known for its beautiful landscape, stone walls, caves and unspoilt villages.
Bristol is 13 miles to the north and the Heritage City of Bath is also only 11 miles away. The beautiful Cathedral City of Wells is 7 miles. Wells is the smallest city in England and offers a range of shopping facilities including a high proportion of independent shops and boutiques, banks, restaurants, public houses, cinema and churches. The stunning market square holds a farmer’s market on Wednesday and Saturday. The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities. Walking and cycling may be undertaken locally. There are leisure centres at Wells and Midsomer Norton. Golf courses at Farrington Gurney, Mendip, Wells and Orchardleigh, Frome. Sailing at Chew Valley Lake and fishing also at Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Horse Racing takes place at Bath and Wincanton.
There is a wide range of good educational establishments at all levels in the local area from the public and private sectors. Most schools provide transport within the village or nearby.
BS39 6UB - Proceed south on the A37 from Bristol and proceed through the village until reaching the traffic lights. Take the left hand turning at the lights and then take the next left into Farrington Way. At the T-Junction turn left and the gates to The Old Parsonage are on the left hand side.
SERVICES All mains services are connected
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Carter Jonas.
More information from this agent
To view this media, please visit the on-line version of this page at www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-64539749.html?premiumA=true
Map & Street View
Street View is unavailable in this location
Disclaimer - Property reference BTH160217. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Carter Jonas, Bath. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.
* The speed displayed is the maximum broadband speed package available on comparethemarket.com. These may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.
Map data ©OpenStreetMap contributors.