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595,000 Freehold Sold Subject To Contract


  • Four bedroom house
  • Three reception rooms
  • En-suite and family bathrooms
  • Attached period stone barns
  • Stables and manege
  • Paddocks of just under 3 acres
  • Barn and outbuildings
  • Frome 3 miles
  • In all about 3.7 acres
  • Development potential. No chain.
Property Description
An attractive four bedroom family home with fine views set in a hamlet adjoining open countryside together with stabling, other outbuildings and railed paddocks totalling in all about 3.7 acres. Equestrian facilities include stables, barns and manége.
DESCRIPTION Located at Ridgeway, a hamlet overlooking the village of Nunney, and set at the end of a 'no through' road, this charming four bedroom double fronted period house has well kept, mature gardens overlooking your own railed paddocks and outbuildings with ample parking. The original house has been extended and is now a spacious family home; it retains some period features and there is an attached period barn that could be incorporated into the main house, or make a self-contained cottage or annexe. The adjoining land, stables, manege and outbuildings are ideal for equestrian use although the outbuildings could be used for a variety of other purposes such as workshops and storage. The equestrian facilities were once used by the world famous race horse Red Rum.

THE ACCOMMODATION A stone entrance porch leads into the original part of the house and the sitting room has windows to the front. A stone fireplace and hearth have a 'Jetmaster' open fire and there are exposed stone walls and stairs to the first floor. The kitchen/breakfast room is a light and bright room that overlooks the gardens and benefits from an open aspect. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor cabinets, a stainless steel 1½ bowl sink and drainer and electric cooker point. The dining room adjoins the kitchen and also overlooks the gardens and there is a useful separate study. The boiler room has a period red brick floor with a range of wall and floor cabinets, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and has a 'Grant' oil fired central heating boiler. The rear entrance hall is used as the principal entrance on a daily basis as the parking area and gardens adjoin. A cloakroom completes the downstairs space. An attached stone barn has a period tiled floor and could, perhaps, make further accommodation, work space, or even a self-contained cottage as a second driveway adjoins.
On the first floor the master bedroom enjoys large windows, with plenty of light, good views and an en-suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms, a twin room and a family bathroom with bath and separate shower. The house benefits from UPVC double glazing, central heating and solar panels that contribute to lower running costs.

OUTSIDE The driveway runs along the field and garden boundaries and electric gates open into a parking area and gardens. The gardens overlook the paddocks and are well planted with a variety of mature shrubs and a level lawned area.

THE YARD AND OUTBUILDINGS Accessed via wooden double gates into a generous hard standing and parking area. There are a range of outbuildings, barns and stables and briefly comprise of;
A block built barn housing kenneling and livestock pens. Attached are 2 stables. There is a detached office or rest room with power and light and a window overlooking the yard.
A steel portal framed barn with block built sides and a corrugated metal roof, power and light and a concrete floor measures 13.8m x 9.7m.

There are 4 concrete block stables approx. 3.5mx3.2m in a row with a further barn with 3 internal stables measuring 2.8m x 4.4m, 4.4m x2.7m and 3.6m x 3.9m. There is a 20m x 40m all weather riding arena with flood lights with a basalt and sand surface.

The paddocks total 2.9 acres and are enclosed by post and rail fences and mature hedges giving a good degree of shelter. They are fairly level and ideal for livestock.

LOCATION The popular and sought after village of Nunney is situated approximately three miles from the old market town of Frome and lies approximately 17 miles from Bath. The moated ruins of the castle dating back to the 14th century attract visitors all year round and the brook that runs through the centre of the village borders some of its properties. There is a school, local convenience store and a public house that provides both food and accommodation. The out riding and walking is good with the Macmillan Way in Trudoxhill, Longleat and Stourhead Estates all close by. Equestrian facilities in the area are excellent with a busy calendar of local events to suit all abilities organised by the local pony club and riding clubs.
An excellent variety of schools can be found in the area to suit all abilities and interests, with Bruton, Bath, Glastonbury, Wells and Warminster all having private schools of excellent repute. Nearby Nunney, Mells and Upton Noble have Primary Schools with Middle and Senior Schools in Frome and Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary.

Viewing Please contact our Frome Office on 01373 455060 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.
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