The Malthouse has a striking external design and its own commanding presence and character. The accommodation internally does not disappoint and is very spacious with 244 square meters (2,631 sq ft) with many pleasing details and features and well-appointed bathrooms and kitchen.
The front door leads to a galleried reception hall which has a cloakroom with basin and WC. A short flight of steps leads into the main living area which is a large open plan kitchen/sitting /dining room. The room has a triple aspect with windows flooding it with light and French doors to the garden and similar arched doors to a Juliet balcony.
The kitchen area is exceptionally well fitted and equipped with units and marble work surfaces. Appliances include a four ring gas hob with electric oven below and cooker hood above, integral fridge and freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There's also a unit which houses the central heating gas boiler. In addition there is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs plus several sofas and chairs.
A fine staircase leads upwards and on the first floor is a guest bedroom suite with a double aspect bedroom and an en suite shower room with basin, WC and shower cubicle. In addition there are 3 further bedrooms on this floor with one used as a study and one as a dressing room. The family bathroom/shower room has a basin, WC, bath and a separate fully tiled shower enclosure.
The staircase continues to the second floor and a landing with the airing cupboard. The remainder of the floor is taken up by the master suite with a large bedroom with windows and door to a south facing balcony terrace area which has wonderful views. There's also an en suite shower room with basin, WC and shower.
On the south side of the house is a landscaped and walled garden with steps to the sitting room and a door to the parking area.
Within the main Brewery building is a gym and swimming pool which are for the exclusive use of the owners of the homes within the Brewery.
The pretty village of Oakhill lies in a picturesque valley to the east of the Mendip Hills. Everyday needs are well catered for, with a doctors’ surgery, village hall, church and public house. Like many Mendip villages it has an active community. The village lies between the Georgian city of Bath, well known for its Roman Baths and architecture and the historic Cathedral city of Wells.
Twice weekly markets are held locally in Wells and Shepton Mallet. Bath is 16 miles away, and Bristol, with its mainline rail service to London Paddington and M4 access is 18 miles. Castle Cary station is also close by. Bristol International Airport is 19 miles away. There is a daily National Express coach service to and from Heathrow and London Victoria from the bus stop opposite the school.
There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wells Blue School, Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, Downside and All Hallows plus those in nearby Bruton and Bristol and Bath. The property is also within walking distance of Oakhill Primary School.
The area is popular for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells Shepton Mallet and Bath. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by.
Leasehold: 999 years, from 10th Sep 2014. (The current owners also have One 25th share of the Freehold.)
Mains drainage, mains gas and mains electricity
Building Service Charge
Service Charge: £1,350 per annum; Includes Maintenance for Communal areas, swimming pool, gym, car parking and communal gardens. Also includes window cleaning (outside). The current owners also pay £362 for building insurance.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172
Entering the village of Oakhill from Shepton Mallet, proceed along the A367. Pass the Oakhill Inn on the right hand side and then turn immediately left onto the High Street. Follow the High Street for a few hundred yards and The Old Brewery conversion will be found on the left hand side.
Exempt (Grade II Listed building)