DESCRIPTION Located just outside the fashionable town of Bruton the picturesque Somerset countryside provides a scenic backdrop to this farmyard development. The barn overlooks the adjoining paddock of just under 5 acres, but in all the barns sit in just under 7½ acres.
Retaining its agricultural origins this existing steel barn has full planning consent (Class Q) to convert into a well-appointed and contemporary new home. The steel frame will be enveloped with a mixture of floor to ceiling glazing in the living areas with bi-fold doors, rendered external panels and vertical timber cladding. The roof is a standard seam zinc finish with a glazed central roof light.
THE ACCOMMODATION With all of the accommodation arranged on the ground floor the layout is spacious and well appointed with a flexible configuration to suit a range of living requirements.
The principal living space incorporates the kitchen/dining and living rooms and has floor to ceiling glazing with bi-fold doors. The master bedroom suite also has floor to ceiling glazing with a private terrace, dressing room and full en-suite bathroom. There are three further double bedrooms all with en-suite shower rooms and two further rooms that could be bedrooms or a study and snug sitting room. There is a good-sized boot room, separate shower room, cloakroom and utility room. (Approx. 2800 sq.ft).
A detached old dairy provides an open plan kitchen/living and sitting rooms with a bathroom and generous bedroom. Externally, the finish will mirror the principal barn with timber cladding and painted rendered walls. (Approx. 800 sq.ft).
THE LAND Adjoining the barn, a level paddock of just under 5 acres could suit a variety of uses including equestrian or a smallholding.
LOCATION Stoney Stratton is just 4 miles from Bruton, 6 miles from Castle Cary and the main line railway station (Penzance to London Paddington). The local towns of Shepton Mallet, Frome and Wells all have a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities.
Charlton House Hotel with restaurant and Spa and Babington House, the renowned private members country club are both close by. The town of Bruton is now home to Hauser and Wirth and their world-class gallery, multi-purpose arts centre and Roth Bar & Grill. The town has excellent schools including King's, Bruton School for Girls and Sexey's and also successful primary schools.
Close by are Downside at Stratton on the Fosse, Millfield at Street and Wells Cathedral School. Bruton has a good range of local shops, pubs and restaurants including the highly regarded 'The Chapel' which also supplies artisan bread and take out pizzas. There is a railway halt on the Paddington line. Castle Cary also has many shops and other facilities and has a main line railway station (London/Paddington 90 mins). The city of Bath and its University are within easy commuting distance as is Bristol. Supermarkets are located in Wincanton and Shepton Mallet.