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3 bedroom property for sale

Mells, Nr Frome, BA11

Under Offer £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A charming Grade II listed character property situated in the beautiful sought after village of Mells.
  • Separate Stone Outbuilding with potential to convert into a single bedroom annexe/studio
  • Wonderfully light principal rooms with high ceilings and mullion windows
  • Ample parking at the front of the property
  • Westbury train station & Bristol international airport are within close proximity

Full description

      Ground Floor

  • Entrance Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  •  Utility Room


          First Floor

  • Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom
  •  Bedroom /Study


         Second Floor

  • Deep Landing Area
  • Family Shower Room
  • Double Bedroom



  • Pretty Tranquil Courtyard
  • Beautiful Private Mature Gardens
  • Extensive Vegetable Garden
  • Parking



  • Separate Stone Outbuilding with power and light and potential to convert into
    a single bedroom annexe/studio stpp



4 Holly Croft is situated in the heart of the delightful village of Mells.

Mells is becoming ever more popular. The village is full of history and is particularly famous for its architecture and ancient streets.

Mells is home to a newly refurbished community village shop/post office and café. Also in the village there is an active church, a tithe barn which is used as a village hall and hosts many events and a garage. The village pub The Talbot has been named as one of the Sunday Times’ best hotels/pub. The village is also on a local bus route which operates on a regular basis. Close by is the popular social hub of the private members club Babington House. The nearby town of Frome meets all day to day needs as well as very popular farmers markets.

The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking and cycling, while sailing and fishing can be found at Chew Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Frome. Wells, Mendip, Frome and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses. The village has plenty of pleasant bridleways and footpaths and woodland walks.

Bath, the Georgian masterpiece, is about 13 miles and Bristol 20miles and Salisbury 25miles. London a 2.5hr drive via historic Stonehenge or a direct 1.5hr train trip from Westbury to Paddington. Bristol International Airport is 30 miles.

There are excellent schools in the surrounding area including highly regarded primary schools within the village. Many schools provide transport.


The House

Holly Croft dates back to the mid-17<sup>th</sup> century and has been much loved and well maintained by the current owner over the last 20 years. The principal rooms are wonderfully light with mullion windows and high ceilings.

The kitchen provides a modern family living space with a bespoke fitted kitchen with a range of units. There is black oil fired Aga and a separate electric hob.  The utility room is perfectly placed adjoining the kitchen through an oak door. The kitchen has Chinese slate flooring and wooden French doors leading to the garden. The sitting room is well proportioned with attractive mullion windows and a large inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. Completing the ground floor is the original large front door which leads to entrance hall where there is a cloakroom and the wonderful wide staircase.

On the first floor the accommodation comprises of a large double aspect master suite with a bathroom and a separate single bedroom. The second floor landing includes storage and is fairly deep, so could be used as a study area. From the landing there are separate doors leading to family shower room and a further double bedroom with exposed timber beams.


The Grounds

4 Holly Croft benefits from beautiful mature private gardens leading out from the French doors of the kitchen. The garden is largely laid to lawn and is surrounded by shrub borders, seasonal flowering plants, hedging and trees. The garden is extremely well crafted and sweeps round to a well tendered and cared for vegetable garden which leads to the separate stone outbuilding.   There is a pretty tranquil courtyard garden at the rear of the property, with a door into the utility room. From the courtyard one can gain access to the separate natural stone outbuilding which is on two floors and has the potential to convert into a single bedroom annexe/studio subject to planning permission. There is parking at the front of the property. This is an opportunity not to be missed. 



General Information




Mains water, electricity and mains drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588.

Council Tax Band F

Energy Performance Certificate

Not applicable


BA11 3PJ



Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172


Fixtures and fittings  

All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.


From Frome, head west towards Mells for approximately 3 miles. As you approach Knaptons Hill bear right towards Mells and the property will be found half a mile on the left hand side. 






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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 July 2016


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