Mansfield House is wonderfully situated on an idyllic, peaceful lane, next to open fields and just a stone’s throw from the village Church.
Accommodation on the ground floor comprises a large Entrance Hall with stairs rising to the first floor and with doors opening to a number of the rooms, including the Sitting Room, Dining Room and Cloakroom. The Sitting Room is double aspect and measures over 19ft in length and the Dining Room is over 23ft long with doors opening to a fabulous Conservatory. The Kitchen / Breakfast Room is well fitted and there is a separate Utility Room with door opening to the gardens. The property has three reception rooms in all, including the Study.
Upstairs comprises a large landing area with four double bedrooms; three are en-suite, in addition to the family bathroom. The front bedrooms have wonderful views to the surrounding countryside and the bedroom at the rear of the house overlooks the gardens.
The property benefits from gas central heating, double glazed windows and Solar Panels provide some free electricity, in addition to a quarterly income. This is a home that has been well loved and well maintained by the current owners and the gardens especially need to be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Outside the property is approached via a quiet, village lane. The front gardens are walled and a gated entrance provides access to the parking area and to the double garage
There is plenty of parking with a path leading to the front door and a pathway allows access along the side of the house to the rear gardens.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and offer a wonderful retreat, ideal for families to relax and unwind. Within the grounds of the property, there is also a one bedroom cottage that provides the current owners with a monthly income.
The property is located in the quiet village of Binegar which has an ancient church and an 18th Century Horse & Jockey public house. There is an excellent well stocked village Shop and Post Office in the neighbouring village of Gurney Slade.
The popular market town of Frome (12 miles) is one of the South West's leading market towns and was recently featured in the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Somerset.
The nearby City of Wells is the smallest city in England and offers a range of shopping facilities including a high proportion of independent shops and boutiques, banks, restaurants, public houses, cinema and churches. The stunning market square holds a farmer’s market on Wednesday and Saturday.
Bruton is also popular and known for the award winning “At the Chapel” restaurant and the Hauser & Wirth gallery. Mendip Golf Club is less than 2 miles away, Wincanton Race Course 16 miles and other recreational pursuits such as shooting and fishing are catered in the locality.
Binegar is well located for both Bristol (17 miles) and Bath (16 miles) with excellent access to the M4/M5 and mainline stations, and A303 to Devon and Cornwall. There are also trains that run from Castle Cary (approximately 12 miles) to London Paddington taking less than 2hrs. Bristol Airport is 30 minutes away.
Schools - The secondary state schools are excellent, Wells Blue School and Whitstone School are close by as well as independent schools including All Hallows Prep School and Downside are just a few minutes away with Wells Cathedral, Millfield and several more choices in and around Bath.
Mains water, private drainage. central heating.
Leaving Wells on the B3139 Bath Road, pass Horrington Primary School and continue for around two miles until you reach the turning for Binegar, on the right hand side. Take this turning, into Whitnell Lane and follow this road along. At the crossroads, drive straight over into Station Road and Mansfield House will be found after a short distance, on the right hand side.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.