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Long Street, Croscombe - BA5 3QQ


£940,000


Type: Detached House

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 3

Receptions: 3


A fabulous example of a Somerset Long House in the heart of Croscombe. With beautiful original features, this property oozes character, a wonderful garden of approx 1 acre, a variety of out buildings & the opportunity to make an additional income through holiday lets.

  • Beautiful Grade II listed long house in the pretty village of Croscombe
  • A large plot of approximately 1.35 acres, with both formal & woodland gardens
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms & 2 bathrooms to the main house
  • Barn/Annexe ideal for holiday lets or B&B. Includes; kitchen, living room, 1 bedroom, mezzanine floor & a shower room
  • Stone built barns, an office & workshops plus ample parking
  • Potential to extend into the roof, subject to the usual planning consents
  • Dating back to the 1660s with an abundance of traditional period features
  • Amenities in Wells (3.2 miles) & Shepton Mallet (2.1 miles)
  • Closest rail links at Castle Cary (8.8 miles)

Overview

£940,000

Property Description: With direct access off Long Street this beautiful and historic house has an abundance of original features and provides ample accommodation in a mixture of stone buildings set within its large plot. There is a separate Barn/Annexe ideal for holiday let opportunities or accommodation for a dependent relative as well as a separate office and workshop. Upon entering the property you will notice straight away the original features including flagstone floors, stone mullion windows, original beams and window seats. These features are all in keeping with a property of this style and era and only add to the charm of this wonderful family home. From the front entrance hall you access both reception rooms and the first floor. Each of these living rooms have grand open hearths with feature fireplaces with exposed brick and stonework, offering a cosy farmhouse feel and the perfect space for a winters evening. The kitchen has high gloss white units, wooden effect countertops and wonderful garden views. The kitchen has a range cooker with a five burner hob and an extractor hood above. There is also an integrated fridge, dishwasher and a freezer. Exposed stonework around the windows in the kitchen adds to the countryside feel of the property. Fitted spotlights and tiled flooring simply add to the practicality of this modern yet traditional room. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room which has plenty of space for a dining suite and has a lovely open feel to it from both the kitchen and the double doors that lead you out to the vegetable garden. Completing the ground floor is the convenient downstairs utility/cloakroom. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms and one good size single. All of the bedrooms are bright and well lit and have views of the countryside and the garden behind. There is a fully tiled en-suite shower room to the guest bedroom and a neatly designed family bathroom which has a separate bath and shower. There is further potential to extend into the roof of the main house, subject to the usual planning consents.

The Barn: This outbuilding has been converted into a detached annexe and is the perfect spot to create an income from use as a holiday let or to house a dependent relative. To the ground floor there is a spacious square living room which has access through to the fitted kitchen, a ground floor bedroom with built in storage and a shower room. There is further accommodation accessed from the kitchen via a ladder to a den like bedroom as well as some extra built in storage.

Outside: This property is accessed via a gravelled drive to the rear of the property with ample parking and there are numerous stone outbuildings including the Barn, the workshops and an ideal home office providing that much needed work from home space in a productive and peaceful setting, as well as a small parking area to one side at the front of the property. There is a fully enclosed formal garden encircling the property which is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and borders. Within this area of the garden are numerous ornamental features and plenty of areas to enjoy some alfresco dining and take in the views of the greenery beyond. The River Sheppey divides the garden into two distinct areas. Access to the remaining grass and woodland area is over a small bridge. The plot size is approximately 1.35 acres providing enough space for an idyllic country small holding. This garden is an absolute delight and has so much potential, an exciting space to really make your own.

Location: The village of Croscombe is a rural village in the heart of Somerset, located on the A371 to the east of Wells (4 miles) and the west of Shepton Mallet (2 miles) in the beautiful valley of the River Sheppey. Despite mention in the Domesday Book, Croscombe first emerged in the16th and17th centuries with a boom in the wool trade. It is home to an award-winning pub, The George, which doubles up as the local shop. St Marys church is a beautiful medieval church with a Jacobean interior. Croscombe has an active community and much to offer with classes from amateur dramatics to Tai Chi held in the village hall, as well as the Charter Market where villagers sell their local produce, a village orchestra, a village school, playground and sports field. There is excellent walking in the area as the village has many beautiful footpaths across the valley to enjoy. The picturesque city of Wells (3.2 miles) has a bustling High Street and provides a range of local amenities with four supermarkets (including Waitrose), a cinema, leisure centre, numerous coffee shops, pubs and restaurants to choose from, several dentists and doctors, some fabulous independent shops. # There are also famous historical landmarks such as the Cathedral and the Bishop Palace, as well as a twice weekly produce market. There are excellent state schools in the vicinity, including Croscombe C of E Primary School, The Blue School in Wells and Whitstone School in Shepton Mallet for Secondary, as well as independent schools including All Hallows Prep School, Downside, Millfield and Wells Cathedral School. Both Bath (21 miles) and Bristol (22 miles) are within commuting distance and there is a main line railway station with links to London in Castle Cary 8.8 miles away. Street and Glastonbury are 20 minutes away and Bristol airport is an easy 30-minute drive.

Directions: www.google.co.uk/maps - BA5 3QQ

Council Tax: To check council tax for this property, please refer to www.gov.uk/council-tax-bands

Local Authority: Mendip District Council 0300 303 8588

Services: Mains Gas, mains water, mains drainage and electricity

Tenure: This property is freehold and is sold with vacant possession upon completion


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Long Street, Croscombe - BA5 3QQ

 Detached House
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FOR SALE
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