DESCRIPTION West Phippens Farm is a delightful attached period farmhouse, offering well-proportioned and nicely presented living accommodation over three floors, with a stable, store and land measuring approx. 0.5 acres with the option of a further 0.5 acres available. Situated in a very appealing, rural position on the edge of Stoke St. Michael, the property enjoys a superb outlook across neighbouring countryside and beyond. For sale with no onward chain. Please note that new carpet will be fitted, where needed (upon agreement), between exchange and completion.
On entering the property, there is a useful utility room with plumbing for washing machine and door into the downstairs WC and through to the kitchen. Fitted with a range of matching floor and wall units, the modern kitchen has area of work surface, tiling behind, tiled floor, integrated eye-level electric oven, electric hob, plumbing for a dishwasher and central island breakfast bar. To one side of the kitchen are the stairs leading up to the first floor accommodation. A door then opens into a dining room, with attractive flagstone floor and doors into the sitting room and study. A particularly generous size room, the dual aspect sitting room has plenty of space for a table and chairs, if desired, and benefits from patio doors out to the garden.
On the first floor, there are three bedrooms, all of which can accommodate a double bed and a family bathroom. Fitted with a white suite, the bathroom has a large Jacuzzi bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. A staircase then rises to the Master bedroom located on the second floor, which is also a good size with two skylight windows and incorporates an en-suite shower room.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a shared driveway, which also serves the newly converted, neighbouring barn conversions. There is a large garage/store, the end of a block of three (6.2 x 6.0 m) with two allocated parking spaces beside. The property has a sunny, surrounding garden with post and chain-link fencing, predominantly laid to lawn with section of patio and stone chippings. In addition, to the west of the property overlooking its paddock is an enclosed area of stone chippings, which offers a separate area of parking (for numerous vehicles) or equally be incorporated into the garden.
Furthermore, West Phippens Farm benefits from a section of enclosed land located opposite which measures approx. 0.5 acre and includes a stable and store/tack room.
LOCATION Stoke St. Michael lies to the Eastern end of the Mendip Hills within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Bath, five miles from Wells and four miles from Shepton Mallet. The nearby main line rail links are situated at Castle Cary, Bath and Bristol. The village enjoys a varying range of different age and style of properties with many period and individual homes. Within the village there is a pub (the Knatchbull Arms), memorial hall, a well-stocked village shop with off licence and Post Office, pre-school & primary school, historic church and recreation field. There are several secondary schools within easy reach such as Whitstone School in Shepton Mallet, The Blue School in Wells and Norton Hill in Midsomer Norton. For private education, The Cathedral School at Wells, Downside at Stratton-on-the-Fosse, All Hallows at Cranmore, Kings, Bruton School for Girls and Millfield at Street are also easily accessible. Sporting and leisure facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. In addition, there are Leisure Centres in Wells and Shepton Mallet offering a variety of recreational facilities.
AGENTS NOTE Additional land and stable available if required.