Tynemead Barn is situated in a rural position in the heart of this popular village of Witham Friary.
Once forming part of Tynemead Farm this 17th Century barn conversion over the years has undergone a substantial renovation by the current owner.
The property sits well within its grounds and enjoys the views of its own land complete with countryside views beyond.
The accommodation has been tastefully decorated throughout and is full of natural light with many of the rooms benefiting from a double or triple aspect. Careful consideration has been taken to retain many of the barns original features including the wonderful natural stone, open beams, a working fireplace and hard floors.
The impressive entrance leads to the hall where to the left you will find a modern fitted cloakroom. The spacious dining room is the next room you will meet which has French doors leading to the secluded garden at the rear of the property.
The superb well proportioned sitting room has triple aspect and a wonderful fireplace which is home to a wood burning stove.
From the dining room, you will find the kitchen/breakfast room.
The fitted kitchen is of a contemporary style and blends in perfectly with the rest of the house. The kitchen has a slate floor and French doors leading to the rear garden. The utility room is perfectly placed next to the kitchen.
At the far end of the property is the master bedroom which has a spacious en-suite bathroom. From the bedroom, there are French doors leading to the front garden.
There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom on this floor. Upstairs there is a second sitting room/study and two further bedrooms and eaves storage.
The property benefits from scope to extend if further accommodation was required. (subject to any necessary planning permission) This is a truly stylish country family home.
Grounds and Gardens
Tynemead Barn stands in approximately four acres of landscaped gardens and paddocks. A gravel drive leads from the heart of the village to the attractive private entrance and gravel drive that sweeps down to a turning circle directly in front of the property. To the right of the entrance is the well-maintained equestrian faculties.
The American barn has six loose boxes and a feed store & tack room, there is water, lights and electricity in the barn.
The menage is to the front of the barn next to the paddocks. The paddocks are fenced with wooden post and rail fencing.
The attractive Somerset village of Witham Friary is surrounded by neighbouring countryside. The Seymour Arms public house is at the centre of this farming village and the local primary school is in the adjacent village of Upton Noble. The popular town of Bruton is just 6 miles to the south and has a range of local shops, a smart restaurant with rooms called ‘At the Chapel’ and more recently the addition of ‘Hauser and Wirth’; a world renowned art gallery including exhibitions, a beautiful garden designed by Piet Oudolf and a fantastic restaurant.
Another nearby destination is Babington House, the private members club. The market town of Frome is also approximately 6 miles but to the north and has extensive amenities including shops, boutiques as well as two theatres, a cinema, restaurants and cafes.
The Georgian city of Bath is just over 20 miles away and the regional centre of Bristol is approximately 25 miles away. Nearby Castle Cary boasts a train station with direct links to London Paddington.
Tenure – Freehold
Services - Mains electricity and water, Oil fired central heating
Local Authority and Council Tax – Mendip District Council (0300 303 8588) Council Tax Band F.
Energy Performance Certificate – Rated F
Postcode – BA11 5HE
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Agents, Killens 01749 671172
Fixtures and Fittings - All those items usually regarded as
retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale
although may be available by separate negotiation.
Satellite Navigation will direct you to Tynemead Farm. On entering
the driveway process under the railway bridge then follow the drive
around to the left, keep going and you will see the entrance to
Tynemead barn on your right-hand side