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image  Nr Wells, Somerset, BA5

image ££695,000 Guide

image 3 Bedrooms
image 2 Receptions
image 1 Bathroom
image For Sale (Freehold)


 Three bedroom detached farmhouse
 A former public house
 Extensive range of farm buildings
 Vast amount of potential
 Grounds of approx. 2.3 acres
 No chain

Property Description

DESCRIPTION An exciting opportunity to acquire a three bedroom detached home, a former public house, an extensive range of farm buildings set in grounds of approx 2.3 acres with no onward chain. The property offers a vast amount of development potential, subject to obtaining the necessary consents with far reaching views over open fields.

The farmhouse would be in need of renovation, built it in the 1940's it has its own private garden and a hard standing area from the road for parking which leads to the yard and outbuildings. The house is perfectly situated to be extended if desired and subject to the necessary consents.

The house comprises an entrance hall, dual aspect sitting room with bay window, kitchen with store cupboards, dining room with a bay window and adjoining boot rooms. To the first floor are two spacious double bedrooms, one of which has a dual aspect along with a single bedroom and bathroom with separate toilet.

The Old Victoria Inn closed over 100 years ago and has been used for many years for storage or as a barn for cattle. It provides further potential to create into a further dwelling or ancillary use to the main Farmhouse if permission allows. The property is mainly over two floors with further buildings attached at the side and rear.

OUTSIDE Approaching the property are double gates opening onto a hard standing and a driveway to a yard at the side of the plot. From the yard are a wide variety of outbuildings which could have a range of different uses. They comprise of a three bay hay barn, three tin built sheds, a stone built store and former parlour, a dutch barn with cubical build attached and lean-to sheds attached to the former public house. The property is set within approx 2.3 acres of ground with areas of grass that can be split off into small paddocks.

LOCATION The Horringtons are a collection of three small villages (South Horrington, East Horrington and West Horrington surrounded by open countryside and 1 mile east of Wells.

The picturesque City of Wells is located in the Mendip district of Somerset. Wells itself offers a range of local amenities and shopping facilities with four supermarkets (including Waitrose), cinema, leisure centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists and doctors, two churches and both primary and secondary state schools.

For those travelling by train, Castle Cary station (which has direct services to London Paddington) is situated only fifteen miles away. Both the City of Bristol and the Georgian City of Bath, a World Heritage Site, are located just 20 miles away and easily accessible.

TENURE Freehold

HEATING No heating system

SERVICES Private drainage and mains electricity are connected. At present there is no water connected at the property. A bore hole will need to be dug by the new owner.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588



VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524

DIRECTIONS From Wells take the B3139 signposted to Bath. Continue for approx. 2 miles passing Horrington School on your right. Continue for a further 1 mile and the property can be found on your right.

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