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Dropping Lane, Bruton Guide Price £400,000

  • Refurbishment project
  • Superb location
  • Country views
  • Spacious sitting room with potential to make even more open plan
  • Good size garden and parking
  • 2 bedrooms but could easily be converted to three

A one storey barn conversion tucked away at the end of a quiet country lane on the outskirts of Bruton, opposite the popular Hauser & Wirth gallery. This is a great opportunity for new owners to put their own stamp on this versatile property, which has generous gardens, plenty of parking and a quiet, semi-rural setting. This property is one of four houses converted from a farmhouse and its outbuildings, and has been a happy home for nearly three decades for a farming family who converted it from the milking parlour in 1990.

The front door opens into a light lobby which runs the length of the house. The kitchen is at the front of the property and houses the oil fired Stanley oven which heats the hot water and central heating. There is a large open plan dining area and living room with views over the rear and the side of the property. One feature of the sitting room is the 1661 dated stone from when the milking parlour was originally built, which hangs over the working fireplace. A second entrance from sitting room brings you back into the hallway which leads to the utility room, the bedrooms and bathroom.

The second bedroom is a generous size and has two windows, so it could be divided into two smaller rooms. Alternatively, some space could be taken from master bedroom which is a generously sized room at the far end of the house, which has double aspect views over the front of the house and over the garden at the rear.

The family bathroom is next to the master bedroom, so there is scope to alter the layout to create an ensuite in the master bedroom. The utility room has a door out to the back yard and also has a useful cloakroom. There is also a large airing cupboard, and a loft which is well insulated and great for storage.

Creech View has a generous garden to the rear and side, and a lawned area in front of the house, which is adjoined by the front lawn of the neighbouring property which is joined to Creech View by one wall of the bedroom. The property will have a garage, which will be re-sited slightly from the position of the current garage as well as parking to the side of the property. The current owners are considering building a new home on adjoining land, but formal plans have not yet been submitted.


Creech View is walkable distance along a private lane to the famous Hauser and Wirth and it is possible to walk into the centre of Bruton via the fields.
Bruton is a fashionable and popular town in the heart of the Somerset countryside. The town has several well-known restaurants, pubs and bars including “At the Chapel” and “The Roth Bar” at the world-renowned Hauser & Wirth Gallery. The town also has a doctors surgery, pharmacy, vet, post office, several mini supermarkets, fuel station and numerous independent shops.
There are excellent local independent schools include King’s School Bruton, Bruton School for Girls and also the state owned boarding school - Sexey's. Bruton has it's own primary school and in close proximity are Millfield, Hazelgrove and All Hallows prep schools.
For further shopping and recreational activities, Bath, Bristol, Wells and Yeovil are all within an hour’s drive. The A303 provides a direct route to London via the M3 and there is a mainline rail service from Bruton to London Paddington (approx. 2 hours) and also the new train to Waterloo. Airports in Bristol and Exeter offer connections within the UK, Europe and beyond.

Mains electricty, private drainage, water and central heating from oil fired Stanley oven

Viewing by appointment only.

At the top of the high street in Bruton turn right and follow the road around towards Hauser and Wirth. Just past the entrance to Hauser and Wirth, which is on the left, is lane on the right hand side which leads down to Creech View. When you see Discove Farm House in front of you at the end of the lane, take the driveway to your left which to Creech View.

Please note that all areas, measurements and distances in these details are approximate and the text, photos and floor plans are for general guidance only. Prospective purchasers are advised to inspect the property themselves and Lodestone Property cannot guarantee any matters relating to planning permission.  No fixtures, fittings or apparatus has been tested and any furniture and fixings not itemised in these particulars may be removed by the vendors.  


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Dropping Lane
Bruton BA10 0NQ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: LP000382

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Dropping Lane
Bruton BA10 0NQ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: LP000382
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