- Charming period farmhouse
- 3 Reception rooms
- Large farm house kitchen/breakfast room
- 5 double bedrooms 2 ensuites
- Family bathroom
- Large garage/store
- Village location
- 7 acre meadow available by separate negotiation
Weare Academy First School (1.4mi.)
Mark College (2.2mi.)
Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School (2.4mi.)
A charming period farmhouse with 7 acres sitting comfortably within its grounds in the heart of a small rural village a few miles from Wedmore.
STONE ALLERTON FARM, STONE ALLERTON, NR WEDMORE BS26 2NR
A charming period farmhouse with 7 acres sitting comfortably within its grounds in the heart of a small rural village a few miles from Wedmore.The house is a handsome building with generous accommodation and lots of great living space. It has 3 principle reception rooms, study, games room, hall and a large farmhouse kitchen and breakfast room with the Aga. Upstairs are 5 double bedrooms of which 2 are ensuite and a family bathroom. On the second floor is a large attic with scope for further rooms if needed.
Outside are useful outbuildings including a large garage/stores and a stone barn, beautiful mature gardens and an adjacent meadow - in all over 7 acres.Price Guide £895,000 excluding the 7 acre meadow which is available by separate negotiation.LocationStone Allerton is a quiet village in beautiful countryside and is a very popular residential area with a friendly and active community. The farmhouse is one of the principle houses and stands within its mature gardens alongside quiet lanes with virtually no through traffic.
The house has considerable character, is probably early Georgian, with earlier origins, and is stone built under a tiled roof. It is not listed, has been improved and extended over the years and is now a comfortable family home with oil central heating.
At the front of the house is an entrance porch and doorway into the drawing room which is a well proportioned, welcoming and attractive room having a marble fireplace with an inset Jetmaster, a chimney breast flanked by two alcoves. There are also wall lights, a window seat and a door into a large central inner hallway. Also at the front of the house is the sitting room with a large stone inglenook fireplace with has an original bread oven and a wood burning stove. Adjacent to the inglenook is a large store cupboard ideal as a drinks and games cupboard.The next room is a study and opposite is a door into a utility/laundry room and a cloakroom.
A passageway leads from the hall to a rear porch and off this hallway are the dining room, games room, the kitchen and breakfast room.The dining room is another splendid room with 2 roof lights and a large bay window area which together flood the room with sunlight and have double french doors to a sheltered garden terrace. On the other side of the room are double doors and opening panels to a games room with a very large store cupboard.The kitchen and breakfast room is of course the most important living room and is over 20ft. with an extensive range of units and appliances including a central island, dishwasher, an electric cooker (with two ovens and a hob), an extractor and an inglenook with a four oven Aga. There's also plenty of space for a settle and table alongside a walk in pantry.
The staircase rises from the inner hall to a large galleried landing on the first floor and five bedrooms. The master bedroom has two ranges of built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with fitted cupboards, basin, wc, and a bath with an electric shower and screen.There are four other bedrooms, all good sizes, and one having an en suite shower room. In addition there is a family bathroom with a hand basin, wc, bath, shower cubicle and large linen cupboard. From one of the bedrooms a door opens to a staircase to the large attic which provides scope for further rooms if required.
The front walled garden is lawned with herbaceous borders, climbing roses, ornamental trees and shrubs and a gravelled path through lavender beds to the front door.The vehicular access is at the rear of the house with a field gate opening to a driveway, with plenty of parking areas, and the large garage. This has an electric up and over door and also a further side vehicular door which leads to a further area ideal for garaging the lawn mower, trailers etc. Beyond the garage is a stone barn, currently used for storage with plenty of scope for other uses, subject to any necessary consents. The mature and landscaped gardens are a great bonus and include lawns, flowerbeds and a large variety of shrubs and trees which complement the house and include quiet, tranquil areas for relaxation and al fresco dining.Beyond the gardens is a large meadow of around 7 acres.
Other detailsMains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil central heating.Freehold
About the area
Stone Allerton with its neighbouring village of Chapel Allerton, is affectionately referred to locally as "The Allertons" . The two provide a friendly active community and nearby are the villages and small towns of Wedmore, Axbridge, Cheddar and Winscombe.The Saxon village of Wedmore is a delightful and extremely active centre and in many ways is an archetype of an English village.There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, a general store/newsagent, post office, butchers, chemist, various other interesting shops, plus pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. There is a wide range of cultural and sporting clubs and societies. Swimming pools at both Cheddar & Wells; Sailing & Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Badgworth Equestrian Centre: Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course; Floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts; Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Green;, Football and Cricket clubs.
The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 7 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. City shopping centres are available at Taunton, Bath and Bristol (each approximately 25 miles away). Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 - 10 minutes) connecting to M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (7 miles) links with the intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately 11/2 hours. Castle Cary, a mainline station is about 20 miles whilst Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away. There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexeys Middle School, Kings of Wessex Upper School, Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot and Millfield.
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From our office proceed uphill, past the Church and then take the first right turn. Pass Wedmore Golf Club continue for a mile or so, pass the windmill and then continue past the Wheatsheaf Pub & Restaurant. Take the fork to the left which leads down into Stone Allerton. Follow the road into the village. Continue where it bends right and then left. Continue for a few hundred yards to a right turning signposted Badgworth and the property is immediately on the corner
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