6 Bedroom Farm House For Sale
Clapton Farm is an immaculately presented attached, grade II listed, Farmhouse believed to date back over 400 years. It has been improved by the vendor over the past 14 years having new bathrooms, Kitchen, utility room, boiler and carpets, yet still retaining a wealth of character and period features such as stone mullion windows, wooden beams, fireplaces and stone steps to the cellar.
The front door leads into the generous and light sitting room which has plenty of space for two sofas and additional furniture. The main focal point being the fireplace with large oak beam and multifuel stove. The second reception room is also a good size with ample room for furniture and sofas, beamed ceiling, multifuel stove along with two large alcoves. The wooden framed conservatory, accessed from the sitting room, is double glazed and has engineered oak flooring. It is a great space to relax and enjoy the garden views with French doors leading onto the large patio. The kitchen dining room has wide range of wall and base units and a larder style cupboards with integrated dishwasher and microwave and space for a range style 8 burner cooker and a fridge freezer. The dining area, again spacious, can comfortably accommodate a table for six to eight guests and is ideal for entertaining. From the kitchen, steps lead down to the rear lobby; an ideal space for boots and coats along with doors to the utility room, WC and access to the parking area. The utility room has a sink, wall and base storage units and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The WC has a toilet, wash basin and a cupboard which houses the gas boiler. Stone steps lead down from the rear lobby to the large vaulted cellar which was used as the village air raid shelter during the war.
On the first floor are four bedrooms and the family bathroom. The generous master bedroom has fitted wardrobes, an ensuite shower room and plenty of room for side tables and additional wardrobes if desired. Two further large double bedrooms have a front aspect with stone mullion windows and feature fireplaces with wooden beams while another single bedroom is presently used as a study. The family bathroom has a tiled floor, bath, washbasin and toilet.
The second floor is full of character with stunning wooden beams It comprises two further double bedrooms, one of which gives access to eaves storage and the attic, while the other is dual aspect and has far reaching views. The shower room comprises a shower, toilet and washbasin.
The side garden has a wide range of established shrubs and trees including Apple and Fig. It is bordered with an attractive stone wall and an evergreen hedge wraps around the good size lawn. There's a wooden shed and a superb patio, which is both private and a suntrap, perfect for alfresco dining and relaxing. The front garden has a natural stone wall and path leading to the front door. Mainly laid to lawn the garden features an array of plants and shrubs and has lovely feel.
In addition, there is a stone barn, garage and attached shed along with ample parking for at least six cars. The stone barn has planning permission granted for conversion to ancillary accommodation ref 2020/1246/HSE
Clapton is a small village between Midsomer Norton and Wells.
Midsomer Norton is a thriving town in the Mendip District, located only 9 miles south-west of Bath, 16 miles south-east of Bristol and 10 miles north-east of Wells. The town enjoys a wide range of local shops and amenities including supermarkets, doctor's surgery, leisure centre, numerous pubs and restaurants and a selection of excellent state schools; four primary and two large secondary.
Nearby, the picturesque City of Wells offers a range of local amenities and shopping facilities with four supermarkets (including Waitrose), as well as twice weekly markets, cinema, leisure centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists and doctors, several churches and both primary and secondary state schools. For those that have school age children there is a school bus to both Chewton Mendip Primary School, in Chewton Mendip and The Blue School in Wells (secondary school).
For those travelling by train, Bath Spa station (which has 1 1/2 hr direct trains to London Paddington ) is situated only nine miles away. Both the City of Bristol and the Georgian City of Bath, a World Heritage Site, are located just 9 to 12 miles away and are easily accessible
Gas central heating
Private drainage (via shared septic tank), water, gas and electricity are all connected.
Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588
Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
From Wells take the B3139 signposted to Bath. Continue for approx. 4 miles to the village of Emborough. At the staggered crossroads with the A37, go straight across passing the Old Down Inn on your left. Continue for approx. 800m and turn left, signposted to Clapton, onto Thickthorn Lane. Continue for approx 2km and turn right onto Zion Hill. Continue for approx. 800m, passing the Crown Inn on your right. The property can be found a little further along on the left.
Planning permission granted for 'Barn conversion to studio office with enhanced access and landscaping' Mendip District Council Planning Ref: 2020/1246/HSE
AGENT'S NOTE: Please note that two other properties are attached to the rear of The Dower House, this does not affect the enjoyment of the property.
Tenure: Please confirm with Cooper and Tanner whether this property is freehold or leasehold
No EPC available for this property
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