THIS PROPERTY HAS AN AGRICULTURAL TIE. THE AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY CONDITION PROVIDES THAT THE OWNER SHOULD DERIVE THEIR SOURCE OF INCOME VIA FORESTRY OR AGRICULTURE, IN THE LOCAL AREA
Approached along a quiet village lane, Little Owl Farm benefits from a rural location, yet is well positioned between Wells, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet, offering access to local schools and amenities.
Built by the current owners in 2016, this family home is surrounded by open countryside, with fabulous far reaching views towards Glastonbury Tor. The property has an abundance of character, with wonderful Suffolk latch doors, wooden floors and exposed beams, all produced using wood from the farm. The ground floor has flagstones throughout, with underfloor heating and generous, well-proportioned accommodation, fit for a large family. The double aspect Sitting Room features an impressive inglenook fireplace with a huge wooden beam salvaged from a fallen Oak. The Kitchen / Dining Room is 25ft x 18ft; the hub of the home with handmade wooden units, exposed beams, an Esse wood burning range and a Walk-in Pantry. Double doors open from both rooms to the Gardens. Also on the ground floor, there is a large Hall, a Study, Utility Room / Boot Room and a Bathroom.
Bedrooms are arranged over the first and second floors. There are five in all, though one of the bedrooms could be split to create six rooms in total. The first floor has gorgeous oak floors throughout with Suffolk latch doors and wonderful wooden stairs with carved wood skirting and balustrade. There are three bedrooms with two bathrooms, though the bigger of the bedrooms, measuring 25ft x 17ft is currently used as a family games room.
On the second floor, there are two further bedrooms and a bathroom.
Set in a secluded spot, Little Owl Farm has over three acres of land, with gardens and outbuildings. The gardens are delightful, mainly laid to lawn and with borders, well planted with trees, hedges and shrubs. There is a small orchard and one area is used as a vegetable garden. Below the gardens, there is a paddock, currently used to keep sheep and above, another paddock with planning permission to build a 15m x 15m barn. To one side there is a larger field of around 1.5 acres.
The property also benefits from outbuildings with a barn, store and stabling. All around, there are lovely views of surrounding countryside.
The village of North Wootton lies in beautiful countryside, equidistant from Wells, Glastonbury & Shepton Mallet,
Nearby, Wells 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 farmers market every Wednesday and Saturday. Nearby the Georgian City of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also within good commuting distance whilst Castle Cary train station with links to London Paddington and Exeter is a 10 mile drive away. Bristol International Airport is 17 miles away.
North Wootton is in the catchment area for Wells Blue School, and West Pennard Junior School, with the school bus running from the village. Wells Cathedral School, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School, King's Bruton and Bruton School for Girls, and Millfield are also nearby, offering a range of private school options. The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking and cycling, while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet. Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.
Travelling out of Wells on the Glastonbury Road, turn left at the garden centre and follow this road for approximately 2 miles. As you approach North Wootton, the road bends round to the right and you can turn left here, into Dark Lane. Drive for a short distance and Little Owl Farm is the first driveway / track on the left hand side.
Mains water, private drainage. wood log boiler for central heating / underfloor heating
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.