REF: 101148017414

Frome

825,000 Freehold Sold Subject To Contract

FEATURES

  • Five bedrooms
  • Sitting Room. Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Three Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Gardens with Countryside Views
  • Carport and Garage
  • Former Stables
  • Westbury Station 4.5 miles
  • Bath 13 Miles
  • High Speed Broadband
Property Description
A handsome and beautifully maintained period family home with garaging, former stables and workshop. Set in about an acre, bordering open fields on the Somerset/Wiltshire border just 4.25 miles from Westbury station and 13 miles from Bath.
DESCRIPTION A light and spacious home set in the hamlet of Standerwick just outside Frome. This spacious five bedroom family home has been lovingly maintained and sits neatly within its gardens and grounds, with a traditional stone built carport, garage, workshop and a timber former stable yard. The gardens and grounds have an open aspect and enjoy views over the adjoining farmland.

THE ACCOMMODATION A stone entrance porch with wooden bench seats and solid oak front door leads into the entrance hall. A well organised entrance hall with doors leading into the principal rooms, staircase rising to the first floor, an under stairs cupboard, and plenty of coat hooks and shoe storage. The kitchen and breakfast room enjoys views of the front gardens and is fitted with a range of cream wall and floor cabinets with a blue gas fired Aga. There is a fitted dishwasher, 1½ bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, electric double oven, induction hob and extractor fan over. The kitchen has a tiled floor. The sitting room has windows overlooking the rear with glazed double doors onto a patio seating area which is a sun trap for the summer sunshine. There are exposed beams, a built-in cabinet and a stone fireplace with gas wood burner inset. The dining room overlooks the front gardens and has a Jetmaster fire set into a wooden surround. Overlooking the rear gardens the study has windows to the side and rear and the property benefits from high speed Voneus broadband with speeds up to 100 Mbps. A useful utility room/laundry has plumbing for a washing machine, a Belfast sink and a range of cabinets. The house is heated with a Potterton gas fired boiler and Ariston pressurised hot water system. There is a separate cloakroom and an additional boot room with door to the rear gardens with more coat racks and storage space. On the first floor the master bedroom overlooks the front gardens and has built-in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room with corner shower, vanity unit with wash hand basin low level WC, heated towel rail and cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. There are two further double bedrooms and the family bathroom on the first floor. There are two staircases leading to two separate second floor areas in the eaves. The first, a double bedroom with its own bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a pedestal basin, panelled bath, heated towel rail and benefits from eaves storage. The second staircase leads to one further bedroom in the eaves.

OUTSIDE The house is approached via a gravelled driveway leading to the parking area, open fronted stone double car port with single garage with electric garage door, power, water and light. The gardens are well maintained and planted with some ornamental box hedging with shrub beds, gravel and paved seating areas. A walnut tree sits on the front lawn and there is an orchard area with apple and cherry trees with the former riding arena now planted into a well-draining wild flower meadow which could potentially house a vegetable garden or children's play area if more appropriate.
A timber stable block has two stables, a feed room and a tack room which could make a studio or further workshop space, if required.


LOCATION The hamlet of Standerwick is situated around the A36 south of Bath, which is just 13 miles away. The village has a friendly pub, the excellent farmers' co-operative, Mole Valley Farmers, where you can purchase a huge selection of goods, and Frome Livestock Market. Nearby is the award winning Whiterow Farm Shop, with a first class butchery, fishmonger, bakery, delicatessen, florist, gift shop and restaurant. The thriving village of Beckington is close by and offers two public houses, tennis, football, and cricket clubs, village hall, village school and Springmead private day nursery and prep school. Recreational facilities locally are good with golf, fishing, tennis, shooting and beautiful open countryside all on the doorstep. Railway connections at Frome, Westbury and Bath for London Paddington and Warminster and Gillingham for London Waterloo. Communication links are excellent with Bath and Bristol within commuting distance and the A303, A36 & M4 & M5 all within easy reach. The beautiful Somerset countryside provides a variety of leisure pursuits and Babington House (country house hotel and private members' club) is at nearby Mells.

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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