5 Bedrooms Detached House - For Sale
Othery, Bridgwater, Somerset Asking Price £1,250,000
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A fantastic barn conversion within a peaceful setting with a stunning rural outlook whilst great connections to amenities, schools and transport links. The four bedroom property sits in approximately 4 acres of garden with a beautiful detached annexe and an additional 7 acre paddock.
About the property
A fantastic, detached barn conversion offering four double bedrooms within a stunning rural location with open aspects from every window. Additionally, there is a beautiful, detached annexe and triple garage with a spacious storage room above. This home offers the perfect blend of contemporary living within a period building with bespoke design. The attention to detail of this home is second to none with high quality fixtures and fittings and complete underfloor heating throughout the building. The accommodation on offer is extremely flexible and is perfect for multi-generational living.
The property sits within approximately 4 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with an additional 7-acre paddock.
About the inside
Stepping into the open plan living/ kitchen and dining area, you are immediately notice this is the hub of this family home.
The room is flooded with natural light from the full height windows to the front and triple aspect to the rear which also offers panoramic views. The bright and airy atmosphere makes the room feel more spacious and open.
The social space is designed to accommodate a dining table, providing ample seating for family gatherings, entertaining guests, or simply enjoying meals together.
There is also a seating area which is perfect for relaxing whilst remaining connected to the activity within the space. The kitchen is equipped with modern and stylish units, which add a touch of sophistication and elegance to the space. These units are designed with functionality in mind, providing ample storage space for kitchen essentials while maintaining a sleek appearance. Corian worktops offer a seamless and smooth surface, providing an ideal space for food preparation and cooking activities. A peninsular island serves as a multifunctional feature in the kitchen. It provides additional workspace for meal preparation and can also function as a casual dining area. Four-Oven Aga, 4-Ring Induction Hob, and Neff Double Oven are of high quality and designed which add a statement to this kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with an integrated appliances including a dishwasher and wine fridge.
A glazed door provides a seamless transition between the social space and the outdoor areas, such as a patio and gardens. This fabulous social space combines modern design elements, high-quality appliances, and thoughtful details to create a stylish and functional area for both cooking and dining. It offers a welcoming and comfortable environment for socializing with family and friends, while the triple aspect glazing and connection to the patio and gardens provide a sense of openness and integration with the outdoors.
A hallway leads you past a bedroom which has built in wardrobes and enjoys views over the patio and formal gardens to the rear of the property.
There is a useful cloakroom which is designed with quality sanitary wear and high specification tiles.
The sitting room with a triple aspect feature is enhanced by the inclusion of French doors that lead to both the North and South facing garden patio areas. One notable focal point within the room is the character fireplace, which adds warmth, charm, and a touch of traditional elegance. The fireplace is complemented by a Blue Lias stone hearth. The inclusion of a wood-burning stove enhances the cozy atmosphere, creating a perfect spot for relaxation during colder seasons.
Off the sitting area, there is a further room which the owners currently call 'the gin room' which is tucked away. This room would work perfectly as a study with views out to the gardens and is noticeably quiet with where it’s positioned in the house.
Heading up the beautiful staircase, the vaulted landing of this space is filled with abundant natural light, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. The exposed beams add a touch of rustic charm and character to the area, enhancing its visual appeal.
On the first floor, there is a bedroom which benefits from dual aspect windows, providing views to both the front and rear, showcasing the beauty of the surroundings. Additionally, the bedroom includes an ensuite shower room, again to the same high specification as the rest of the property. There is a further bedroom, again with built in wardrobes which can comfortably accommodate a double bed.
To the far end of the property, the primary bedroom boasts a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, creating a sense of grandeur and character. The room benefits from three expansive picture windows that frame the magnificent views across the Somerset Levels. To maximize functionality, the room includes built-in wardrobes, and an ensuite shower room with a great walk-in shower.
The family bathroom completes the internal accommodation and features a luxurious spa bath which is equipped with a shower. The bathroom is complete with a toilet and a wash hand basin. The room is fully tiled, creating a sleek and polished appearance while also providing practicality and easy maintenance.
About the Annexe
This superb, purpose built, green oak barn has been finished to the highest of specifications and provides potential for a multitude of uses. Its proximity to the main barn creates an ideal environment for multi-generational living but could also be used as a separate entertaining space, or home office.
Through double doors you enter into the open plan living area where vaulted ceilings showcase the skilled craftsmanship of the building. The floor to ceiling glass floods the space with natural light and offers beautiful views of the garden. The kitchen has been fitted with a mix of modern wall and base units and a breakfast bar seating area. Adjacent, is a superb shower room with its own steam room allowing you to create a spa like experience at home. Upstairs has been utilised as one expansive bedroom with ample room for freestanding furniture.
About the outside
You approach Shride Barn via a sweeping gravel driveway, and immediately get a feel for all the property has to offer. The attractively landscaped and well-manicured gardens give plenty to keep a budding gardener busy with wide swathes of lawn, an abundance of plants and a pond. The extensive grounds provide a huge sense of opulence and seclusion whilst being able to enjoy the rural surroundings. The gardens are complimented by an array of seating areas which are the perfect place for alfresco dining and for soaking up the far reaching views in all directions. There are areas within the grounds which offer something for everyone and the care that has been taken by both the owners and their garden designers are second to none.
The triple garage offers parking for three vehicles with electric roller doors and ample additional parking on the driveway. An external spiral staircase leads you up into the generously sized room above which can be useful for additional storage space.
About the area
The quiet, historic village of Othery is situated midway between Glastonbury, and the market town of Langport, and offers a range of local amenities including a village hall. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the nearby village of Street, which is approximately 9 miles away, offering the ever-popular Clarks Village Shopping Centre.
There is a good selection of schools in the locality which include, Othery & Middlezoy Primary School and the well-regarded Huish Episcopi Primary and Secondary schools. Independent schools are easily accessible with both Millfield and Taunton school within 12 miles.
The M5 motorway can be joined at Junction 23 and Junction 25, while the mainline railway stations are located in Bridgwater and Taunton with regular links to London Paddington in less than 2 hours.
Postcode: TA7 0QL
Local Authority: Somerset Council
EPC Rating: C
Council Tax Band: G
Central Heating: Oil
Viewings: Strictly with the vendor's agent, Killens 01458 397000