Scotts Lane, Catcott, Somerset, TA7
£1,100,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A spacious detached period farmhouse with equestrian facilities and numerous outbuildings. All in 13.25 acres and available with no onward chain.

INTRODUCTION

Rose Farm is a detached family home and gardens with garaging and ample parking, along with an extensive range of outbuildings offering scope for conversion, subject to the neccessary planning consents. In addition there are fantastic equestrian facilities to include; 12 stables, tack rooms, walker and 20m x 40m arena. In total, the level land extends to 13.25 acres.

THE FARMHOUSE

A traditional blue lias stone and brick construction with rendered and colour washed elevations under a double pitched tiled roof, occupying a prominent position with far reaching views. The house which is believed to date back to the 17th century, has a wealth of character and interesting features along with all the modern day comforts. The current owners have been in residence for 15 years and during that time have refurbished and extended the property, which now offers spacious and comfortable accommodation arranged over 3 floors. In brief, an entrance door opens into a welcoming reception hall with wood burner, staircase rising to the first floor and doors giving access into the dining and living rooms. The lounge is a well-proportioned room with open fireplace, feature fish tank, 2nd staircase and door opening out onto the rear garden. There is a snug/study which can also be utilised as a ground floor, 4th bedroom. The open plan kitchen/dining/family room is a particular feature of the property with high ceiling in the dining/family area, along with flagstone flooring. The kitchen is well-fitted with a modern range of wall, base and drawer units with wood block work tops over, an integrated dishwasher and an AGA. French doors open out onto the patio, ideal for alfresco dining and summer entertaining. Also on the ground floor, there is a useful utility room, boiler room and shower room.

On the first floor there are two double bedrooms; bedroom 2 has a useful office and a second staircase leading down. Also on this floor is a lovely bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle and ornate fireplace. The second floor comprises a double bedroom with Juliette balcony to the rear which overlooks the stables and land. An ensuite shower room with porthole window provides fantastic views over farmland and completes the accommodation.

Externally but forming part of the main building, is a former dairy/store shed which is now utilised as a store and utility but has previously being an office and could be could be converted to an annexe bedroom, subject to the necessary planning consents.

SERVICES

Mains water, electric and private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3AR. Council Tax Band F.

GARDENS AND LAND

The gardens predominantly face to the south and are laid to lawn with a patio running along the back of the property. A large greenhouse will remain, along with extensive chicken pens. The land comprises of three rectangular level pasture enclosures and lends itself to a variety of uses. The whole area of Rose Farm extends to 13.25 acres.

OUTBUILDINGS, STABLES & EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

A useful range of traditional and more modern outbuildings situated on the north and east of the farmhouse with concrete trackway providing access. There are a range of concrete block, stone and corrugated iron roofed stables on either side of the drive, along with general store/tack room, storage sheds and former round top Nissen hut. These blocks require some updating but also offer scope for conversion, subject to the necessary planning consents. Further along the driveway is a garage with electric door, machine store and hay barn/carport. The current owner has converted one of the buildings to a treatment room, which would lend itself to a variety of uses. There are extensive equestrian facilities to include; walker, 2 secure tack rooms, 20m x 40m outdoor enclosed arena with mirrors, solarium, wash box and currently 12 stables.

An early viewing is essential to fully appreciate this fantastic property which offers many opportunities and is now available with no onward chain.

Rose Farm is situated on the edge of the sought after village of Catcott, in the heart of the Polden hills. Within the village there is a primary school and 2 public houses. On the border of Catcott and Edington you can find a doctors surgery, village store/co-op with post office counter. Further shopping and leisure facilities can be found in the towns of Bridgwater and Street, both approximately 7 miles distance.

There are excellent private schools within easy reach including Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, Kings School Bruton and in Taunton; Kings, Queens and Taunton School.

The property is also ideally situated for the commuter, with links to the M5 motorway at junction 23, approximately 5.5 miles distance, along with a mainline intercity rail link at Bridgwater with regular connections to London and the Midlands. Bristol airport sits just 23.4 miles away.

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