6 bedroom detached house for sale

Shearston, Bridgwater, TA6

£1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Exceptional Barn Conversion
  • 5,500 Sq Ft Accommodation
  • 5 Bedrooms (3 En Suite)
  • Discreet Position
  • Large Formal Gardens
  • Stable Block & Turnout Area
  • High Specification Throughout
  • Limed Oak Beams & Timbers Throughout
  • Double Open Garage
  • Further Paddock Available (Separately).

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
An exceptional conversion of a range of traditional barns, providing some 5,500 sq ft of accommodation, with wonderful far reaching views, stable block, raised vegetable areas & gardens/grounds extending to 1.5 acres, with the option to purchase an adjoining paddock. 5 Bedrooms (3 en-suite), 4 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility, Store & Cloakroom, Games Room/Bedroom 6, Bathroom, Annexe Potential, Double Carport & Workshop, Landscaped Gardens.

Location
Situation - Shearston is a small hamlet of mainly period properties situated close to the villages of Thurluxton, West Monkton and North Petherton. Thurluxton offers a thriving community with a range of clubs and associations as well as a parish church and public house.

The villages of North Petherton and West Monkton offer a good range of day to day amenities including shops, churches, inns, post offices and primary schools.

Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, offers a comprehensive range of recreational and scholastic facilities as well as having mainline rail links to the rest of the country. There is also access to the M5 motorway interchange at junctions 24 and 25.

Property Description
Description - Chapel Hill Barns is an impressive conversion of a range of traditional barns which combines the use of traditional materials and quality craftsmanship, incorporating a range of exposed joinery and natural slate flooring throughout most of the ground floor. The barn also combines a range of energy saving features including underfloor heating, rainwater harvesting and double glazing.

Ground Floor
The accommodation centres on a stunning dining hall with a solid oak staircase and galleried first floor landing area. The accommodation is well appointed and offers a high degree of versatility including the potential for a self-contained annexe, if required, which is currently used within the main accommodation.

The sitting room is a wonderful space centring upon an inglenook fireplace with heavy beam over, exposed brick wall and surround and an inset wood burning stove. The room features exposed timber A-frames and has double doors opening out onto the terrace.

The impressive kitchen/breakfast room includes a bespoke oak kitchen with burnished granite work surfaces, twin Belfast sinks with an instant boiling water Quooker, a Neff microwave and a central island unit with fitted electric oven and gas hob, oil fired Aga and there are two exposed stripped and reclaimed stable partitions and oak beams. Oak double doors open out onto the terrace.

From the kitchen, an inner hall gives access to the utility room which is fitted with a range of oak units and includes space and plumbing for a washing machine, alcoves for storage and a ceramic sink.

The dining hall is a magnificent area with a galleried first floor landing, exposed oak pillars and a solid oak staircase to the first floor. From the dining hall there is an impressive reclaimed door which opens through to an inner hallway with walk in cloaks area, cloakroom and store room. There is a study with a range of recessed bookshelves and a window to the side.

There is a separate family room which could form part of the annexe, if required. Services are in place for a kitchen and a stable door giving independent access from the courtyard. There is a stone fireplace incorporating a wood burning stove, a slate floor, fitted book shelves and stairs to the first floor.

A further door from the family room leads to a ground floor bedroom with dual aspect oak windows, door to dressing room and en-suite bathroom.

First Floor
The galleried landing has oak trusses, flooring, balustrade and skylights. A door leads to the master bedroom with exposed oak trusses and oak flooring. There are handmade built-in wardrobes and oak framed French windows lead onto a Juliette balcony with some wonderful views towards the Mendip Hills and Glastonbury Tor. A door gives access to the en-suite with twin travertine wash basins, bath with shower attachment, WC, built-in cupboards providing storage and a double glazed roof light.

The inner landing has oak flooring, exposed oak timbers and doors to the remaining bedrooms and bathroom. Bedroom three has built in wardrobes, a vaulted ceiling with exposed oak trusses and a separate bathroom with a fitted suite including travertine wash basins, shower, bath, roof light and exposed timbers. There is a fourth bedroom with exposed roof trusses and a further door through to another bedroom/games room with oak window, oak flooring and eaves storage. A rear landing has a staircase leading to the ground floor. Bedroom two is a wonderful room with exposed roof trusses, oak flooring and windows to the front. There is an en-suite bathroom providing a low level WC, twin travertine wash basins, bath, exposed roof timbers and double glazed roof light.

Outside
Double gates lead onto a gravelled driveway which provides a parking and turning area for a number of vehicles and leads to a double car port and adjoining workshop. There is a door connected to the rear of the workshop where there is a plant room with oil fired boiler and hot water storage cylinder. A wonderful slate terrace runs along the width of the side of the barn and there is an enclosed gravelled courtyard leading to the main front double doors. There is a timber built stable block providing three loose boxes, foaling box and hay barn. The formal gardens have been landscaped to provide an area which is laid to lawn with deep planted herbaceous borders. There is a kitchen garden with oak raised planters, a poultry run and a five bar gate provides access to the separate paddock, extending to 1.7 acres, which is available by separate negotiation.

Directions
From Taunton take the A38 in a northerly direction towards Bridgwater. Continue past the village of Thurluxton and shortly after passing the right hand turning to North Newton, turn left signposted to Shearston. Continue along this road passing the granary on the right hand side, take a 90 degree right hand turn and the entrance to Chapel Hill Barns is just past Chapel Hill Farm and can be identified on the right hand side by a concrete drive running alongside the property. Follow the driveway and then turn left through the large wooden gates.


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10 July 2019

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  • Taunton (4.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Bridgwater (4.1 mi)
  • Taunton (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Purplebricks, covering the South West

Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0879 Local call rate

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