The accommodation throughout the property is versatile and well-proportioned. The house is entered through a hallway with room for coats and shoes and with a door leading into the first reception room. This is a lovely bright room with dual aspect windows and an open fireplace with a marble surround. Access leads into the master bedroom/sitting room and through to the study. The master bedroom is a great size double and is complete with fitted wardrobes.
The study, with its marble fireplace, overlooks the garden to the side of the house. A door leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room and a staircase leads to the first floor.
The kitchen/breakfast room is a generous size, full of natural light and provides a wonderful room for the family to all eat together. There is a stylish range of wall and base units with plenty of storage, a "Rangemaster" oven with hob, and space for a good size table and chairs. Doors lead out to the back garden, downstairs shower/utility room and into a main reception/sitting room. This reception space is of fabulous size and is very versatile with full height ceilings and a wood burning stove taking centre stage. This room could also be used as a four bedroom.
On the upper floor there are two large double bedrooms with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. The stunning bathroom is a generous size featuring a roll top bath and romantic views.
To the front of the property there is driveway parking that provides off road parking for 3 or 4 cars. The pretty gardens lie predominantly to the rear and are fully enclosed and child and pet friendly. The gardens include seating areas, a lawn, a pond feature and views across the back over open fields.
Great Elm itself is an historic village approximately 2 miles to the North East of Frome and 12 miles south of Bath.
The Macmillan Way long-distance path passes through the village and there are ample opportunities for walking and cycling along converted railway lines and alongside the Mells river Local amenities include Babington House, (Soho House’s country mansion), the Hauser And Wirth Art Gallery and Roth Bar in Bruton, the upmarket pub, the Talbot Inn, and a village shop and post office both 5 minutes away in Mells. Nearby, Frome 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. It has become a “foodie hipster haven” due to the influx of young families, with St Catherine’s hill at the centre of the artisan quarter. The town has a comprehensive choice of retail outlets and all the usual amenities. Founded in 2013, the “Frome Independent” is an award-winning independent street market that is held on the first Sunday of every month and attracts 70,000 people a year.
Local primary schools include Mells C of E first school, Independent schools include All Hallows, Downside and the Bath schools: Prior Park, Monkton Combe and King Edwards.
Transport links are good with a railway station in Frome that connects to Westbury and from there, to London Paddington or the South West.
From Frome, head North on the A362 for about 1.8 miles. Turn left on to Hapsford Hill and enter Great Elm. The property is found in the middle of the village on the righthand side.
From Mells enter Great Elm go pass the village green and the property is found on the left-hand side. There is a Killens FOR SALE sign outside the house.
Mains water, private drainage. Oil central heating.
Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588.
Energy Performance Certificate
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749
Fixtures and fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.