4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bruton, Somerset, BA10

£1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • GRADE II LISTED PERIOD TOWN HOUSE WITH ADJOINING COTTAGE
  • IN NEED OF MODERNISATION AND REFURBISHMENT
  • LARGE WALLED GARDEN
  • REAR VEHICULAR ACCESS FOR SEVERAL CARS
  • COACH HOUSE

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION: Bruton is a small ancient South Somerset town nestling in the foothills of Brue Valley surrounded by unspoilt countryside. The town has retained great charm over the years with many interesting and historical buildings which defines its character. The main industries are agriculture and education with four schools in Bruton. King's School, founded in 1519, Bruton School for Girls, Sexey's School and a primary school. Bruton has many thriving groups and societies including a Festival of Arts, Horticultural Show, musical and theatrical productions. It is also now well known by the establishment of the renowned Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery and Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre. The town has a small range of shops and a range of public houses and restaurants including the award winning 'At the Chapel'. There are many other charming towns nearby which together offer a wide range of shopping, cultural and sporting activities. These include Castle Cary, Wincanton, Sherborne, Shaftesbury and Wells with Bath, Bristol and Salisbury all being in easy reach. Communications are good with a small rail station in Bruton and mainline services at Castle Cary (Paddington) and Sherborne (Waterloo). The A303 a few miles south is the road link to London and Bristol international airport is well within an hours drive.


Grove House: The property is an attractive detached Grade II listed town house. The main symmetrical front facade is constructed of stone elevations under a clay tiled roof with stone copings, dormer windows and brick chimneys. At the rear there are colour washed stone elevations forming a wing (Grove Cottage). The main windows are of sash design and there is an attractive cut stone front door surround. The accommodation, which has the option of being restored to a single dwelling, with full planning permission and Listed Building Consent (SSDCPPNo. 16/02822/FUL) this also allows for conversion of the Coach House.

MAIN HOUSE: Entrance hall with tiled floor and staircase rising, dining room with open fireplace and marble mantle and slips, sitting room with open fireplace with gas-fired stove, kitchen with a range of wall and base units, plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher, wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler, Lamona electric oven/grill and Zanussi gas hob, stable door to rear courtyard, half landing with bathroom and walk-in store cupboard. First Floor: Two double bedrooms (one with a corner shower cubicle). Second Floor: Two double bedrooms and a bathroom.

COTTAGE: Adjoining the property is a cottage which comprises kitchen, dining room and sitting room. First Floor: Two bedrooms (one single) and bathroom. Second Floor: Loft room/bedroom 3.

GARDENS AND OUTBUILDINGS: The front of the property is accessed through a wrought iron gate with a stone path and steps up to the front door. The path is flanked by stone paving with some shrubs and bulbs. An adjacent double wrought iron gate leads onto a gravelled driveway to the rear. There is a gravelled courtyard behind the house with a stone paved path and steps up to the main garden (N). Adjacent to the courtyard is the former detached stone and clay tiled Coach House, with a single storey slate roofed store. The main garden has the path flanked by lawns and borders with mixed shrubs and trees including hazel, sycamore and apple. There is rear access (off Uphills) with double timber gates onto private parking with space for a number of cars.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas central heating all subject to the usual utility regulations. Cottage: Electric heating.

FIXTURE & FITTINGS: All those items regarded as tenant's fixtures and fittings, together with the fitted carpets and curtains are included in the sale. Light fittings and other fittings are available by negotiation.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: House: C Cottage: E

LOCAL AUTHORITY: South Somerset District Council. Tel: 01935 462462

TENURE: Freehold

DIRECTIONS: From Bruton High Street proceed to the give way junction bearing left (NB: do not take the small left turn) and enter Quaperlake Street and Grove House will be found after a short distance on the left.

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the joint agents: Hambledon Estate Agents and Knight Frank LLP.



Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 October 2018

Nearest stations

  • Bruton (0.2 mi)
  • Castle Cary (3.3 mi)
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Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

19 High Street Wincanton BA9 9JT

01963 858004 Local call rate

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Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

19 High Street Wincanton BA9 9JT

01963 858004 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Bruton (0.2 mi)
  • Castle Cary (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

19 High Street Wincanton BA9 9JT

01963 858004 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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