Wells: 01749 671172 | Chew Magna: 01275 333993 | Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Wells & Professional: 01749 671172
Chew Magna: 01275 333993
Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Witham Friary, Frome Guide Price £850,000

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  • Spacious, well presented accommodation
  • Fantastic views of the surrounding countryside
  • Set in extensive grounds extending to approximately 18.5 acres
  • Situated within the peaceful village of Truddoxhill
  • Bath & Bristol are within good commuting distance whilst Gillingham and Frome train stations have direct links to London daily

A charming stone built character property situated in the beautiful and peaceful countryside setting of Trudoxhill, near Frome with fantastic views of the surrounding countryside including King Alfred’s Tower. The property was originally owned by the Duke of Somerset and dates back to the 18th Century.
Iron Mills Farm boasts many wonderful character features and enjoys spacious, well presented accommodation yet there is still opportunity for further improvements. The property has a formal garden and is set in extensive grounds extending to approximately 18.5 acres with the benefit of block built stables, manege, stone outbuilding and a large workshop/garaging.


Description

As soon as the front door opens from the beautiful brick porch to reveal the sitting room it feels as if you are stepping back in time as the original character absorbs you. Iron Mills Farm succeeds in retaining its original period charm and provides excellent accommodation for a modern day family living within a beautiful rural setting. The wealth of character features and flourishes have been beautifully preserved and sit well alongside any modernisation. The property enjoys well-proportioned flexible accommodation and there is ample room for further enhancement. The accommodation includes an entrance porch leading into an enchanted sitting room then a dining room which has double doors leading into the courtyard. There is a beautiful large open plan kitchen/dining room with a doorway to the laundry room and family room which also opens out to the courtyard. Off of the utility to the rear of the property is a bedroom, bathroom and staircase leading to a kitchenette/sitting room giving the potential to have a separate annexe if desired. There are two double bedrooms and two further bedrooms with a family bathroom. From the main landing there are stairs leading up to a sizeable loft room suitable for storage or potentially a further bedroom. Iron Mills Farm comes well equipped with outside accommodation which offers great potential to create a substantial equestrian property or potential to develop the outbuildings.

Grounds and Gardens

It is surrounded by attractive pasture land and in total the property extends to approximately 18.5 acres. The land is comprised in four enclosures of gently sloping pasture land and copse. The river Frome passes through the land. There is a block built range of stables comprising of five loose boxes, foaling box and tack room. There is a further stone built outbuilding and a timber triple garage/workshop with an adjoining open fronted store. The outbuildings may be suitable for alternative uses such as additional ancillary accommodation or home office, subject to gaining the necessary consents. The manege is well located within a turn out paddock and has been well-maintained with a rubber base. It measures 20 X 40 metres and is bound by timber post and rail fencing.

Situation

Iron Mills Farm is situated in a desirable area within Trudoxhill. Trudoxhill is a small village located near Frome. The village is home to idyllic dog walking and horse riding routes alongside a public house and a village hall. The Marston Settlement, including Marston house and church is situated within close proximity and the A361 is only a mile away. The nearby market town of Frome is full of specialist shops, arts & crafts, antiques & collectables alongside unique clothing shops. Frome hosts a well-established calendar of community events including the 10-day Frome festival and The Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show. The Georgian city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also within good commuting distance, whilst nearby Frome and Gillingham train stations link to London Paddington. Bristol International Airport is 27 miles away. There are a number of good primary and secondary schools in the area most of which provide school transport. 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 Frome. There are a number of Golf Courses located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.

Additional Information

Tenure Freehold Services Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Air source heat pump. Local Authority and Council Tax Mendip District Council Telephone - 0300 303 8588. Council Tax Band E Energy Performance Certificate TBA Viewings 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.

Directions

From the centre of Frome take the B3092 south out of Frome for approximately 3.3 miles. Turn right into Bunns Lane and follow for about 1.3miles where you then turn right into Gare Hill Road. Ironmills Farm can be found around 0.4 of a mile on the left hand side


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Name Location Type Distance
Witham Friary
Frome BA11 5HA
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: W/1616
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