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West Woodlands, Frome, BA11

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McAllisters, Frome
Barn Conversion

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Tenure: Freehold

*An exceptional five bedroom barn conversion with large oak-framed room overlooking the landscaped gardens* Scope to create an annexe/flat above the double garage and to derive income from the beautiful gardens and ground which amount to approximately 3.2 acres and incorporate two lakes.

Situation: The property lies just two miles to the south of the market town of Frome which has a number of independent shops, boutiques, cafes and bistros in addition to national chains including Marks & Spencers. There are excellent communication links with easy access to the A303/M3 and railway links from Frome and a regular direct access to London via Westbury station. Babington House lies approximately five miles and Bruton approximately seven miles.
Description: Enjoying an easily accessible location a short distance from the Frome bypass (A361) this beautiful period property was converted from a barn approximately 30 years ago and has been subsequently updated by the current owner with the addition of a beautiful oak-framed reception room creating an excellent additional room which has views across the gardens and surrounding countryside. Heating is provided via an air source heat pump linked to radiators and a pressurised hot water cylinder. Lying close to Frome and the many attractive neighbouring villages the property provides an ideal opportunity for a large family with aspirations towards deriving an income from the land via Airbnb or some alternative tourism uses (subject to the usual consent). This haven for wildlife is a true gem and offers tremendous versatility.
Accommodation: All dimensions being approximate.
Entrance Porch: With a quarry tiled floor, radiator and double glazed windows to either side. Fifteen pane glazed door to:
Entrance Hall: With a staircase and half landing rising to a galleried landing. Two understairs storage cupboards, a quarry tiled floor, single radiator and a cupboard housing a pressurised hot water cylinder. Part glazed door to the inner hall and further doors to:
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 15'3"x11'3" With a range of painted, hand built kitchen units with polished granite work surfaces comprising a one and a half bowl sink with mono bloc mixer tap, adjacent work surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath and incorporating a Falcon range cooker with a gas five ring hob electric and double oven. Extractor hood, wall cupboard units, double radiator, quarry tiled floor, double glazed window and French door to the front.
Dining Room/Study: 13'5"x8'10" With a radiator and double glazed French doors onto a rear courtyard garden. Part glazed door through to:
Sitting Room: 20'x15'4" With a beamed ceiling, two double radiators, fireplace with a natural stone surround and a large multi-fuel stove with bresumer beam, double glazed window and double, sealed double glazed French doors onto the courtyard garden. Window and double, French doors leading onto:
Reception Room 3: 30'2X12'8" This beautiful oak framed reception room has oak flooring with under floor heating, exposed beams, timber roof with roof light, extensive double glazed windows to the south westerly side and with double French doors onto the garden.
Utility Room: 9'10"x6'2" With a stainless steel single drainer sink, space and plumbing for a wash machine, quarry tiled floor, single radiator and double glazed window to the rear.
Inner Hallway: With a single radiator, two double glazed windows to the front and doors to:
Bedroom 1: 11'10"x9'4" With a single radiator and double glazed window to the rear.
Bedroom 2: 12'x9'4" With a single radiator and double glazed window to the rear.
Bedroom 3: 11'8x8'9" With a double radiator and a double glazed window to the rear.
Bathroom: With a panelled bath with a wall mounted shower, hand shower and overhead rain shower, glazed shower screen, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, tiling to the floor and walls, single radiator and an obscure double glazed window to the side.
First Floor:
Galleried Landing: This beautiful space has double glazed roof lights to the front and rear with eaves storage, study area and double radiator. Door to:
Bedroom 4: (Principal Bedroom) 13'8"x13' Enjoying dual aspect with a double glazed window to the south and double glazed roof light to the western slope. dressing area with two double sized built-in wardrobes and access to a further area measuring 12'x8'7" with a double radiator and double glazed roof light. Door to:
En-Suite Shower Room: With a tiled shower enclosure with thermostatic shower, low level WC, vanity surface with wash basin and cupboards beneath, chrome finish vertical towel rail/radiator and double glazed roof light.
Bedroom 5: 19'6"x9'5" With double glazed roof lights to the front and rear slopes, built-in eaves storage space and door to:
En-Suite Bathroom: With panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and low level WC, eaves storage, double radiator and a double glazed roof light to the southern slope.

Outside: The property is approached via a sweeping gravelled driveway with a concrete area of hardstanding which in turn leads to the:
Double Garage: Measuring internally 18'7"x17'10" With a double width wooden up and over door, power and light connected, obscure glazed window to the side and door to:
Studio: 20'8"x10'9" This former single sized garage which sits adjacent to the double garage has been converted to create a studio/gym but could be converted back to an additional garage if required. To the rear of the double garage is a log store/green house. Adjacent to this is a toilet with WC and belfast sink. External steps lead to a space above the garage which was formally used as a workshop but has now been partly converted to create a potential annexe comprising three rooms which could create a bedroom, kitchen/living room and shower room.

There is ample gravelled parking and turning with a central brick and stone raised bed, to the front there are lawns with flower beds, shrubs and bushes extending to the side of the property again laid mainly to lawn with an enclosed rear courtyard garden which is accessed off the study and sitting room. A five bar gate then leads to a beautiful wild garden which incorporates many trees and shrubs with an orchard. The ground slopes down to two lakes surrounded by a number of mature willow trees and provides a wonderful tranquil setting and lends itself to a number of commercial possibilities including fishing holidays, glamping etc.



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West Woodlands, Frome, BA11


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  • Frome Station1.6 miles
  • Dilton Marsh Station5.8 miles
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13 Market Place, Frome, BA11 1AB

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