6 bedroom detached house for sale

Rowberrow, Winscombe

Guide Price £1,800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade 2 Listed Georgian house
  • Six bedrooms
  • Master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens with stream
  • Stables with 5 acres of land
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Duck pond with fountain
  • Two bedroom detached coach house
  • Two Barbecue areas
  • Additional 22 acres of pasture land available by separate negotiation

Full description

An exceptional Georgian house set within 5 acres with an additional 22 acres available by separate negotiation. Excellent equestrian facilities along with a two bedroom detached Coach house.


Situation 
Communication is first-rate with the M5 motorway network (Junction 21) within 8 miles and Bristol Airport within 7 miles. Schooling is also excellent with Sidcot independent school about 2 miles away and Wells Cathedral and Millfield School about 10 and 18 miles away respectively. Local amenities include fishing at Blagdon and Chew Valley Lakes, shooting, walking and bridle paths throughout the Mendip Hills. Bristol is about 15 miles to the North and Bath is about 25 miles to the North

Description  
The Old Rectory is a truly stunning 19th century Georgian Rectory set within stunning gardens amounting to 5 acres. This beautiful home has been transformed by its current owners and has been their family home for nearly 30 years. The property has been sympathetically modernised whilst retaining its stunning period features. The front door opens into an elegant entrance hall with doors leading to the drawing room, with a triple aspect outlook over the beautiful gardens and duck pond, with a lovely marble fireplace completing the room. The dining room also enjoys a double aspect outlook over the grounds also with a marble fireplace. The beautifully finished kitchen/breakfast room features Corian worktops, fully integrated appliances and an Aga. There is ample space in the breakfast area for more informal dining. There is also a butlers pantry and utility room. The bespoke conservatory is the latest addition to complete the home, which has created an impressive room and...

Coach House 
The former coach house provides covered parking with ample storage and a potting shed on the ground floor. The first floor provides a secure independent two bedroom apartment with shower room anda living room with kitchen.

Stabling and Outbuildings  
Attached to the house is a workshop with gardeners' WC, kennel and gas store. The enclosed heated swimming pool opens onto a decked leisure area incorporating barbecue and smoker with ample space for various tables and chairs. Away from the main house, the large agricultural buildings include a modern wood clad barn and front and rear access on a concrete base. To the side is a machine shed ideal for tractor storage with front and rear access. The stable block has three loose boxes, a tack room and feed room and surrounds the stable courtyard. The remainder of the adjacent land which is available by separate negotiation is given to open fields all of which are fenced with post and rail or post and wire and incorporate a number of split paddocks which are all ring fenced. These are to be sold on a number of separate titles and could be split should any prospective purchaser wish. They all offer first class grazing.

Swimming Pool and Barn 
Attached to the house is a workshop with gardeners' WC, kennel and gas store. The enclosed heated swimming pool opens onto a decked leisure area incorporating barbecue and smoker with ample space for various tables and chairs. Away from the main house, the agricultural buildings include a modern wood clad barn with front and rear access on a concrete base. To the side is a machine shed ideal for tractor storage with front and rear access.

Grounds and Gardens  
The garden was crowned as best large garden in the BBC West TV regions and became a finalist in the BBC West Real Gardens competition 2004. The judge said of it. 'It's an amazing garden with lots of attention to detail. There is a wide variety of plants, trees, shrubs, herbs, fruit and vegetables, with a lake, stream, wild area and stunning topiary.' The much-loved formal gardens wrap around the house and offer a number of walkways and meandering paths. Many focal points have been created which are enjoyed from all of the principal rooms of the main residence. The expansive duck pond is a major feature and is fed by a gentle stream which runs through the majority of the garden (water supplied by a bore hole). The owners have also planted a small copse of trees with various walkways, which are abundant with daffodils, rhododendrons and further seasonal foliage. The orchard, lined by a variety of fruit trees has a central knot garden running its length and is...

Directions 
From the M5, leave at Junction 21 and follow signs to the A370 towards Congresbury. In Congresbury, take the right hand turn onto the B3133 towards Churchill/ Cheddar. Follow this road straight on, passing the Langford Veterinary Services on your left. At the mini roundabout, turn right onto the A38. At the junction next to the Esso service station, turn right towards Taunton / Bridgwater. Follow this road for about 1.3 miles pass through Churchill. At top of hill turn left, signposted towards Rowberrow. Follow this lane for about 0.3 mile, passing the church on your left, and the entrance gates to The Old Rectory will be found on your right hand side.

Additional Land 
A further ring fenced block of land extending to about 22.4 acres adjoins the property and is given to open fields, all of which are fenced with post and rail or post and wire and incorporate a number of split paddocks. These fields have additional road access and could be sold in various lots to suit an incoming buyer. They all offer first class grazing.

Additional Information 
Services Mains electricity and water. Private drainage (septic tank). Oil-fired central heating. Fire alarm. ADT security alarm. Back-up generator. Fixtures and fittings All items usually known as tenants' fixtures and fittings, whether mentioned or not in these sale particulars are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. Such items include all fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, domestic electrical items, garden equipment, statuary and machinery. Local Authority Sedgemoor District Council Council Tax Band G

Viewing Arrangements 
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28 November 2019

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Lloyd Williams Estate Agents & Property Finders, Clifton

69 Princess Victoria Street, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4DD

0117 407 0113 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Yatton (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lloyd Williams Estate Agents & Property Finders, Clifton

69 Princess Victoria Street, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4DD

0117 407 0113 Local call rate

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