Havyatt, Somerset, BA6


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  • Bedrooms: 9
A most impressive and remarkable 7 bedroom, non-listed, detached manor house, with separate 2 bedroom cottage, occupying circa 9 acres, with outstanding views, scope for further improvement/development STPP, close to Millfield School and offered with no onward chain. An outstanding and hugely enticing proposition to any discerning buyer. EPC Rating E.

A most enchanting and beautiful seven bedroom non-listed Manor House, close to Millfield, set in circa ten acres of grounds with a separate two bed detached cottage. Havyatt Manor offers that very rare opportunity to acquire not just a house, but an exclusive and enviable lifestyle. For those looking for their 'forever home' one would be hard pushed to find somewhere that offers such spacious and flexible accommodation combined with grandeur and character. The accommodation is vast, approximately 7,000 sq ft in total, yet still manages to feel welcoming and intimate too. Original features adorn the property throughout including, exposed beams, flagstone flooring, sash windows, panelling and pillars to name but a few. The current owners have taken great pride and care to retain the history of this home and combine it seamlessly with modern day living. The house also offers huge flexibility in its use. For those who love to entertain, the reception rooms and private bar provide wonderful spaces for dinner parties and family gatherings and with such expansive sleeping quarters there is room for everyone. The large function room, which is currently utilised for storage, will attract those looking for a business opportunity, namely a boutique-style hotel. For those looking for additional accommodation either for multi-generational living or an income stream there is a superb two bedroom detached cottage currently used as a holiday let, which could easily become a three bed with some reconfiguration. It lies to the right of the main dwelling and can be utilised as two units or one depending on the owners' needs and has the added charm of a private decked garden, ideal for alfresco dining and enjoying throughout the seasons. This truly is a special home that must be viewed to fully appreciate.

Havyatt lies to the east of Glastonbury and provides very quick access to Millfield Prep School and quick access to Street and Wells beyond. Glastonbury is well known for its eclectic High Street together with landmarks such as the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey and of course Glastonbury Tor. The nearby town of Street is well known for the Clarks Village retail destination as well as being home to Millfield Senior School. Wells, approximately 20 minutes' drive, is England's smallest city and boasts many cultural activities centred around the Cathedral and the Bishops Palace. There is a superb collection of schooling within the general area, both state and private. In addition to Millfield there is Wells Cathedral School and All Hallows to name but a few. The nearest secondary school is St Dunstans in Glastonnury and also The Blue School in Wells, whilst there is a further education establishment, Strode College, in Street. For those needing to commute to London, Castle Cary train station is approximately 12 miles to the south east.

Havyatt Manor is accessed via a pair of pillared wrought-iron gates leading to the private driveway which meanders down to a large area of off-road parking and the garage/store room. The grounds which amount to circa nine acres, surround the property to all sides. The formal lawns lie to the front and left of the property with an area of patio providing an excellent entertaining space. The remainder of the acreage can be found to the rear of the property and is made up mainly of pasture land. Beyond the area of parking is a small pathway which leads down to a quaint summer house with its own private jetty and hot tub with uninterrupted views across the countryside and Glastonbury Tor. There is also a dilapidated building which could become further holiday lets subject to the usual consents. The most amazing aspect of Havyatt Manor is undoubtedly the setting. Not only is it incredibly private, the vista, which surveys the incredible Somerset countryside, stretches for miles around. It has to appeal to those craving a secluded and relaxing lifestyle and those looking for idyllic surroundings to enjoy with friends and family alike.

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