The main living accommodation takes the shape of an open plan, vaulted Farmhouse Kitchen/Dining room and Sitting room, boasting flagstone floors, exposed stone walls, beams, and large wood-burner. Alongside the lounge is a music room/library with exposed stone arch doorways, hand-crafted oak doors and a flagstone floor. The utility/boot room can be accessed both from the kitchen and via its own external door. The spacious master suite at the rear of the property has a vaulted ceiling, modern en-suite with underfloor heating and a sizeable dressing room/study and opens onto its own patio area. The accommodation also comprises a stone-walled entrance lobby with flagstone floor, two further bedroom suites (one with exposed roof trusses, en-suite and office/gym, the other with a large attic living space accessed by an attractive wrought-iron spiral staircase), a large family bathroom and a fourth double bedroom.
Grounds and Gardens
Externally, there is a mature rear garden which has been separated into a paved sun terrace/al fresco dining patio, a relaxation area, a chipped bark tree-lined walkway leading to a fire pit with low level dry stone seating wall, and a lawn with mature shrubs, small trees and nature pond. To the front and side of the barn there are two hard-standing courtyards with parking.
Middle Barn is located in the Mendip village of Gurney Slade which offers a range of facilities including a village store and public house. It lies close to both 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 14 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 wide range of well-regarded schools at all levels locally, both from the state and private sectors and the property is within close proximity to the local primary school. Wells is home to The Blue School (State secondary) and The Cathedral School (independent). Downside School, also independent, is close by as well as Millfield School in Street.
The Mendip area is well known for its many and varied sporting and leisure facilities. 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.
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion
Pumped hot water, mains drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation
Mendip District Council 0300 303 8588
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens
Telephone 01749 671172
Energy Performance Certificate
Rated E. View at www.killens.org.uk
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