4 Bedroom Semi-Detached House Sold
DESCRIPTION One of the principle houses on the outskirts of the village, this handsome Grade II Listed Georgian property has a good sized walled garden, garage, ample parking and a paddock, all located just 10 miles from Bath and a short distance from Frome and Bradford on Avon.
THE ACCOMMODATION Located on the end of the High Street adjacent to the village primary school, the house was extensively refurbished about fifteen years ago but has been unoccupied for several years. It retains most of its period features with sash windows, shutters, fireplaces, ornate cornice, dado and picture rails and generous ceiling heights.
Stone steps lead to a stone entrance porch with front door and a grand entrance hall with period stone tiled floor and staircase rising to the first floor. There are two fine reception rooms to the front of the house both with two large sash windows and a fireplace. The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen and there is an impressive drawing room with full height glazed double doors leading onto the garden.
The kitchen and breakfast room is fitted with a range of wooden cabinets with a central island unit all finished with a granite worksurface. There is a range cooker, extractor, two sinks, fitted dishwasher and fridges. The breakfast area has glazed windows and doors overlooking the gardens. There is a utility room and separate downstairs cloakroom and cellar.
On the first floor the master bedroom overlooks the rear gardens and has a bay window, fireplace and en suite bathroom. There is a further bedroom with en suite shower room, another double bedroom and a family bathroom. There is a further double bedroom with en suite shower room and kitchenette that is also accessed from the rear staircase and could suit a dependant relative or perhaps a live in nanny or carer.
OUTSIDE The gardens are mature, level and enclosed by a stone wall. Electric gates lead from the lane into the garden and parking area with a stone built garage. There is a paddock of 0.3 of an acre to the rear. A further paddock of 1.7 acres is available by separate negotiation. (Edged blue on the plan).
LOCATION Rode is a very popular and lively village with a good community spirit. It has a primary school, shop with caf頡nd Post Office, village hall, two pubs, chocolate shop and a playing field. The neighbouring village of Beckington has a Marks and Spencer mini-supermarket and 24 hour garage and the outstanding and award-winning White Row Farm shop with Scallop Shell Fish and Chip shop. Babington House the private members club is located just outside Mells and the newly opened 'The Newt' just outside Castle Cary is fast becoming a very fashionable location. Frome is a historic market town with many notable buildings and features the highest number of listed buildings in Somerset. Frome offers a range of shopping facilities, a leisure centre, several caf鳬 a choice of pubs, hospital and medical centre, local junior, middle and senior schools, several theatres and a cinema. Private schools are to be found in Bath, Beckington, Warminster, Bruton, Cranmore, Street, and Glastonbury. Bath and Bristol are within commuting distance, and the local railway station connects at Westbury for London, Paddington.
The surrounding countryside is beautiful with a variety of different and scenic walks with the canal at Bradford on Avon and Bath and scenic villages like Freshford, Iford and Limpley Stoke all on the doorstep.
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