6 Bedrooms Detached House - For Sale
Catsgore, Somerton, Somerset Guide Price £820,000
An exciting opportunity to acquire a substantial Grade II listed barn conversion together with a self-contained one-bedroom annex, stable block, manège and approximately 5 acres of grazing land. This property allows its new owners the chance to modernise and upgrade to their own tastes and...
About the property.
A substantial grade II listed detached barn conversion together with a self-contained one-bedroom annex, stable block, manège and just over 10 acres of pastureland. Converted in 1997, Brook Barn Farm enjoys a setback position from the main road along a private driveway which avoids any passing traffic. this property offers its new owners the wonderful opportunity to modernise and create their dream home within a rural setting.
About the inside.
You enter the property into the utility and cloakroom. A door from the utility leads you into the hallway through to the kitchen which is fitted with wall and base units and tiled flooring with ample space for a dining table and furniture. The room benefits from an oil-fired Aga, which creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere and is certainly the hub of the home. The high vaulted ceiling and exposed beams add a touch of rustic charm and character to the room. There is also access to the kitchen off the driveway. Adjoining the kitchen is the study which leads out onto the patio area into the garden.
A long hallway takes you to the pantry and three double bedrooms, two of which are ensuite with a shower and toilet. The hall is bright and airy with large bay windows overlooking the courtyard to the front of the property. The family bathroom comprises a sink, shower, bath, and toilet and is well proportioned to the property. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the sitting room which once again boasts plenty of character with its vaulted ceiling enhanced with exposed beams and feature fireplace.
Heading upstairs, a landing area provides access to two further double bedrooms which were added to the property by the current owners in recent years. These rooms are of generous size and are filled with natural light from the skylight windows. The bedroom to the left-hand side has an ensuite shower room and a door leading out onto a balcony area overlooking the sitting room which would make the perfect place for a snug or simply somewhere to relax. Along the landing there is an airing cupboard and a storage cupboard which accommodates the water tank.
About the Outside.
To the front of the property the driveway provides ample parking for several vehicles. There is a courtyard area to the front with a large L-shape stable block. Adjoining the farmhouse is the self-contained one-bedroom annex which has the potential to extend subject to gaining the necessary planning consents. The garden to the rear is mainly laid to lawn bordered by fencing and mature shrubs and trees creating a private and secure area.
About the Annexe.
The self-contained annex adjoins the main house and is ideal for a ‘granny annex’, holiday let or additional rental income. The property benefits form its own entrance, and comprises a kitchen, sitting room, double bedroom, and bathroom.
About the Stables.
The stables are positioned close to the main residence and are accessed via the main driveway into the yard. The L-shape block is constructed of timber elevations under a corrugated roof with galvanised ridge and house 10 stables. The grazing paddocks are only a short distance away from the stables.
About the Yard.
The yard is accessed via the main driveway and provides ample parking and turning space for lorries and horse boxes. The L shaped concrete yard provides an area with ease for cleaning and loading. Adjoining the annex is a four bay open-ended barn which provides potential to extend the annex, create a car port or a workshop space.
About the Land.
An excellent block of grazing land extending to just over 10 acres and is accessed from the driveway via a track. It comprises of two enclosures of grazing land with a workshop constructed of profile sheeting. In front of the workshop, is a large equestrian manège bound by wooden post and rail fencing.
About the area.
Catsgore is a small hamlet located near the highly sought after town of Somerton. The market town of Somerton offers an excellent selection of day-to-day facilities including shopping outlets, antiques, arts guild, several public houses, artisan bakery, wine shop, restaurants, and a 14th century church. For families, there is a recreational ground, which includes rugby, football, lawn bowls, tennis, children’s play area, skate park, outdoor gym and a sports and social club.
A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the local towns of Taunton or Yeovil, both of which are accessible by car and bus.
There is a good selection of both private and state schools in the locality which include, King Ina Academy, Huish Episcopi Primary and Secondary school, and Millfield school in nearby Street.
The mainline railway stations are in Castle Cary, Yeovil, and Taunton. The A303 is approximately 4.5 miles and links London with the South West. The M5 motorway can be joined at junction 23 which is approximately 19 miles.
Postcode: TA11 7HZ Local Authority: Somerset Council (South Somerset District) Council Tax Band: TBC Energy Performance Certificate: G Services: Private drainage (shared soakaway), spring fed well water supply (potential for mains connection), oil fired central heating.
Tenure: Freehold Viewings: Strictly with the vendor's agent, Killens (01458 397000)