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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Pound Lane, Oakhill

Offers in Region of £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A country property
  • Quiet and peaceful position
  • Beautiful countryside
  • Easy access to Wells, Bath and Bristol
  • 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Extensive agricultural buildings - easily removed
  • 2.3 acres of land
  • Large garage/ workshop

Full description

A country property, 2.3 acres, enjoying a quiet peaceful position in beautiful countryside a few miles north of Wells & in in easy reach of both Bath and Bristol.


About the area  
Ashwick lies at the eastern end of the Mendip Hills. It is set in rolling countryside, in the area between Shepton Mallet, Wells and Frome, with Bath being about 15 miles to the northeast. For those who do not know the area Oakhill will probably be a better known name (and easier to find on the map!): Oakhill village is within the Parish of Ashwick. There are also a number of other small settlements in the Parish, including the hamlet of Neighboune, a cluster of dwellings near Ashwick Church, plus parts of Nettlebridge, Benter and Gurney Slade. The area is rich in history: Ashwick is an ancient settlement going back to the 9th Century AD, but with much older connections – the earliest traces of human occupation are Neolithic tumuli dating back to more than 4,000 years BC and there are two Roman roads crossing the area. Apart from farming, many residents commute to surrounding towns, including Bath and Bristol, a few even as far as London, while others have small businesses or...

Directions 
Post Code BA3 5BD. From Wells take the Bath Road out on the eastern side, continue up the hill (towards West Horrington). Stay on the main road and at the top of the hill at the crossroads turn right. Continue to the crossroads with the A37 and go straight across. Continue and ignore two lanes to the right. The property is then a few hundred yards along on the right with a gate facing you.

Outside 
The house looks out onto its lawned gardens bounded by good mature hedges and trees which provide great privacy. To the side of the house are a greenhouse, a paved terrace and store shed. To the rear of the house there is a further paved terrace and lawns again bounded by mature hedges. Immediately outside the patio window from the sitting room is a gravelled terrace south facing and which is an ideal a great suntrap. The buildings. These include former poultry buildings surrounded by concrete aprons and which are now disused. They have other potential uses including commercial storage. They can also be removed and the land returned to fields or garden subject to any necessary consents. In all the gardens, buildings and surrounds total around 2.3 acres.

LONGACRES POUND LANE, OAKHILL, BA3 5BD 
Between Wells 6miles, Bath 13 miles and Bristol 17 miles

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A country property enjoying a quiet peaceful position in beautiful countryside a few miles north of Wells and in easy driving distance of both Bath and Bristol. Longacres includes a good size 4 bedroom house with lots of great living space, gardens, extensive agricultural buildings (easily removed) and about 2.3 acres of land. The accommodation includes a reception hall, large sitting room, dining room and a great farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room/home office. Also there's a rear porch/boot room, cloakroom, utility room and a huge garage/workshop and a further office. On the first floor are 4 bedrooms, bathroom and an en suite shower room. The gardens are mainly lawned and bounded by high mature hedges and trees. The farm buildings are suitable for various uses but could also be demolished and removed if preferred.

About the property 
Longacres has a quiet setting on the Mendips well away from busy roads. A gate from a quiet country lane opens to a drive which leads in-between two large dis-used agricultural buildings and to a further gateway into the gravelled drive to the house. This is an attractive building with honeysuckle and climbing roses on the front elevation which has gabled windows and a gabled porch.

Description 
The front door opens into the reception hall which has the staircase and doors to the main rooms. The sitting room has a triple aspect including patio doors which all combine to flood the room with light. The focal point is a central fireplace with a marble surround and hearth. The room also has attractive coving and a wide archway into the dining room. The kitchen is a large room with dining and study areas. It has a double aspect, timber beams, an oil fired cooker range and an extensive range of oak fronted units. These include wall cupboards, a larder unit, floor cupboards with tiled work surfaces, a double bowl sink, a dresser style fixture with shelves and a large peninsular breakfast bar. Appliances, in addition to the Aga, include a four ring gas hob with an extractor above, a dishwasher and a large range cooker with a splashback and light above. A door leads from the kitchen through into a rear porch/boot room with a cloakroom with basin and wc. The utility room has a...

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