5 Bedrooms Detached House - Under Offer
Cole Road, Bruton, Somerset Offers Over £900,000
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A beautifully presented period detached five bedroom family property set within half an acre of landscaped south facing gardens and orchard. Lovely countryside views, ample parking and positioned on the outskirts of Bruton.
Stunning kitchen with bi-fold doors onto large paved terrace
Four generously proportioned reception rooms
Five bedrooms with beautiful countryside views and two bathrooms
South facing landscaped gardens with productive fruit trees
Large driveway with ample parking for several vehicles
Set on the outskirts of Bruton bordering open countryside
About the property:
A circa 1930s detached family house in the most desirable area of Bruton, Somerset. Recently renovated to a high standard whilst retaining many period features, this property offers versatile living accommodation across two floors. This five bedroom, four reception room property boasts high ceilings, picture rails, large windows flooding the rooms with natural light, polished floorboards and original stripped pitch pine doors. A beautifully landscaped south facing garden with raised bed and fruit trees which extends to approximately half an acre adjoins open countryside and benefits from stunning views. The driveway offers ample parking for several vehicles and there is potential for a garage or carport subject to planning. The property has been recently rewired, with a new central heating system installed, and solar panels currently generating £1500-£2000 per annum with 6-7 years RHI.
About the inside:
The internal accommodation offers a large entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, living room, snug, kitchen/dining room, pantry, boot room, five bedrooms, family bathroom and additional shower room.
On arrival at Fairfield, the solid wood front door opens into a generous and light entrance hall with stripped wooden floors that are a feature throughout the property, and the staircase rising to the first floor. To the left is a beautifully decorated cloakroom. To the right, a stripped wooden door leads into a bright dual aspect sitting room which in turn opens into a larger living room which also has a glazed door onto the rear terrace. Both rooms feature large square bay windows with window seats, and jetmaster woodburning stoves. The rooms can be closed off with folding double doors.
Along the hall the light and airy snug features an amazing double sided woodburning stove backing on to the kitchen, and French doors on to the rear terrace. The stunning kitchen/dining room features tiled floors, hand built shaker style painted kitchen units with beech block work surface with belfast sink, generous island with Carrara marble top, built in Neff appliances including a gas hob and electric oven, dishwasher and under bench fridge. There is ample room for a large dining table comfortably seating 6-8, and Bi-fold doors open onto the rear terrace, complete with outdoor kitchen area, perfect for alfresco dining. Behind the kitchen is the useful boot room, formally the garage, which has now been converted to offer plenty of storage. A door opens to the front of the property. A walk-in pantry with built in cupboards, washing machine and fridge, and useful worktop space completes the ground floor accommodation.
Heading up the impressive staircase, the property continues with exposed original floorboards. The generous landing has a large window overlooking the garden and open countryside, and the first two double bedrooms feature beautiful period fireplaces and stunning countryside views to the south. The galleried landing leads round to the dual aspect principal bedroom with a large shuttered window overlooking the front, and period feature fireplace. The tiled floor family bathroom has a freestanding roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, and a large full width window to the front allowing plenty of natural light. An inner hall opens into two further bedrooms and a large shower room with walk-in electric shower and airing cupboard.
About the outside:
The property is approached over a gravel drive with parking for several vehicles. Space to the side incorporates wooden stores, and offers potential for a garage or carport SSTP.
To the rear is a beautiful stone terrace accessed from the kitchen, snug and living room, with a large timber pergola, perfect for alfresco entertaining with a concrete modular outdoor kitchen area and pizza oven (included by separate negotiation). The terrace opens onto a beautifully maintained level lawn where a large willow, mature hedgerow and a raised herbaceous border offer colour and privacy. The property extends to approximately half an acre and includes a number of mature pear, apple and plum trees and backs onto open countryside offering a rural feel yet within easy reach of local amenities.
About the area:
The popular town of Bruton has a range of local independent shops, doctors surgery, post office, and a smart restaurant called ‘At the Chapel’ in the main high street, and 'The Roth Bar' at Hauser and Wirth, a world renowned art gallery including exhibitions, a beautiful garden designed by Piet Oudolf and a fantastic restaurant. Plus 'Osip' which has a Michelin star in Bruton High Street.
Another nearby destination is Babington House, the private members club. The market town of Frome is approximately 9 miles 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 24 miles away. Nearby The pretty town of Castle Cary, home to the renowned hotel and restaurant 'The Newt', boasts a train station with direct links to London Paddington or there are trains from Gillingham direct to London Waterloo. The A303 can be joined just to the south providing a link with London and the south East.
There are excellent local independent schools, including King's School, Bruton and Sexey's, both within walking distance, whilst Millfield and All Hallows can be found nearby.
Postcode - BA10 0DD
Local Authority - Somerset Council
Council Tax - F
Energy Performance Certificate Rating - C
Tenure - Freehold
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens