- Grade II Listed Farmhouse
- 5/6 Bedrooms
- 4/5 Reception Rooms
- Two Bathrooms
- Large Farmhouse Kitchen with Aga and walk in Pantry
- Utility Room and Cloakroom
- Period Outbuildings.Large Gardens
- Stables, Manège Paddocks
- In all just over 3.5 acres
- Chain Free
DESCRIPTION A charming Grade II listed farmhouse with a range of stables and manège, set in gardens, grounds and paddocks of just over 3.5 acres. Situated on the edge of the Longleat Estate with glorious walking and riding, Feltham Farm is a super family home with a useful range of outbuildings and land. Ideal for anyone wanting to have horses or perhaps combine home and business premises (all shown edged red on the plan). The farmhouse is Grade II listed and retains plenty of period features including exposed beams, elm boards, open fireplaces, wooden winder staircases and wooden sash and mullioned windows. Dating back to the 16th century with later additions and alterations, the accommodation is arranged over three floors and provides spacious, well-proportioned living space. There is ample parking and hard standing with a range of buildings that include stables and period outbuildings.
ACCOMMODATION A stone entrance porch leads to the wooden front door and into a large reception room. There is an open fireplace with wood burner, exposed beams and a sash window overlooking the gardens to the front. There is a sitting room also overlooking the front gardens. This sitting room adjoins the foaling unit and store room. This has potential for a self-contained ground floor annexe. There is a further living room at the rear of the house with exposed beams, open fireplace with bread oven and an enclosed wooden winder staircase. A study overlooks the rear stable yard. Adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room is a dining room that overlooks the front gardens. The farmhouse kitchen is vaulted with exposed beams, there is a cream electric four oven Aga. The large kitchen is fitted with a range of cream cabinets and a stable style door leads to a walk-in pantry with window. The pantry benefits from fitted cupboards and plumbing for washing machine. The utility room with cream cabinets, Belfast sink and plumbing for a second washing machine and tumble drier and cloakroom complete the downstairs space. There are two staircases to the first floor, with the principal staircase rising from the reception room to the landing area. The generous master bedroom suite overlooks the rear courtyard and has exposed beams, a walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom with bath and separate shower. The second staircase leads down into the rear living room. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor a wooden staircase leads to a fifth bedroom with cast iron fireplace and further bedroom and study. All three rooms are of generous proportions with windows overlooking the front of the house.
OUTSIDE The walled gardens to the front of the house are laid to lawn and enclosed by borders and shrubs. There are further private gardens extending to the side of the house with a seating area, lawn, mature trees and bushes. Gates lead into the rear yards and the outbuildings to the rear.
OUTBUILDINGS An enclosed rear courtyard has six stone-built stables under a tiled roof with canopy and tack room and boot room.
THE LAND The paddocks are enclosed by stock proof fencing and hedges and is in permanent pasture. There is an all-weather riding arena to the side of the house that is enclosed by post and rail fencing.
LOCATION The area of Feltham is situated just a few miles from the market town of Frome and is set in rolling countryside and is near the renowned Horse and Groom Inn. There is excellent outriding on the nearby Longleat Estate. Frome is an historic market town with many notable buildings and features the highest number of listed buildings in Somerset. Frome offers a range of shopping facilities, a leisure centre, several cafés, choice of pubs, local junior, middle and senior schools, several theatres and a cinema. Private schools are to be found in Wells, Bath, Warminster, Cranmore, Glastonbury and Street. Bath and Bristol are within commuting distance and the local railway stations at Frome and Westbury have connections to London, Paddington.
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