- Unique eco home built by renowned local architect
- Pretty village of Nunney close to fashionable Frome
- Wonderful views
- Excellent transport links
- 4 beds/4 bathrooms
- Latest technology throughout the property
- Large garage
Nashet is an absolute triumph and a perfect example of a modern day eco build, combining a multitude of the latest technology and creating a cost effective and fantastic standard of living. This rare standard of architectural quality creates a sleek and distinctive silhouette against the surrounding rural landscape. Completed four years ago to a design by a renowned local architect “Orme” this property yields an impressive energy performance.
Set in the pretty, picturesque village of Nunney, minutes from the fashionable town of Frome, Nashet is a unique and highly desirable property. The house is clad with the most wonderful larch wood stylishly complemented by a steel roof and large picture windows imported from Finland.
Nashet is approached via a driveway flanked by a lawned area and beautifully planted borders with an oak front door leading into the spacious entrance hall. This hallway leads into the impressive double vaulted open-plan living/dining room with wood stove and a kitchen area to include integral appliances, including self-cleaning oven and combination microwave. Sleek modern units compliment the interiors with the added addition of a connecting pantry.
Enormous glazed floor to ceiling doors, leading outside onto a terrace, allows maximum natural light to flood the entire space. The beautiful Indian Sandstone flooring, with underfloor heating, is cleverly utilised to absorb the heat from the sun, via the surrounding windows. This is a truly magnificent room and perfect for entertaining and relaxing. From here a door leads into a wing of the property which is home to two double bedrooms, each with stylish en suites and views overlooking the gardens.
At the opposite end of the property, leading from the reception hall, are another two double bedrooms, the master with integral dressing area and an ensuite bathroom with shower and bath and the other with a shower room, both with countryside views. A useful and generous sized utility is conveniently placed between the two bedrooms with a door leading out into the surrounding garden. From this side of the home a set of stairs leads down into the garage, large enough for two cars, and is also home to a useful log hoist which can equally be utilised to hoist up the weekly shopping!
Property features include an air source heat pump, a mechanical ventilation heat recovery system, underfloor heating throughout, solar PV and Thermal heating water and providing electricity. Cat 5 cabling throughout. Broadband and Sky.
The immaculate garden, mostly laid to lawn is planted with hornbeam hedging and an array of roses and lavenders and wraps around the entire property including a vegetable patch. Parking for several cars outside the property is available in addition to the garage. The views across the open countryside stretch out towards Frome and the surrounding village.
Nunney is a fabulous village with a thriving and bustling community. The remains of a moated medieval castle, dating back to the 14th century, is a totally unique and impressive sight rising up out of the heart of the village. Nunney has a pub, a village store and a little coffee shop. The annual village fete attracts visitors from wide and far and is a much-anticipated event. visitnunney.com. The nearby fashionable town of Frome is a five-minute drive and is home to a comprehensive choice of retail outlets and all the usual amenities. Founded in 2013 the “Frome Independent” is an award-winning street market that is held on the first Sunday of each month and attracts up to 80,000 people per year. The equally fashionable town of Bruton is a fifteen-minute drive and is home to the renowned art Gallery Hauser and Wirth and the restaurant “At the Chapel” and the fabulous country mansion, Babington House, is a few miles away. The larger and beautiful City of Bath is approximately 35 minutes north and offers a plethora of culture and history. Transport links are excellent with a mainline railway from Frome or Castle Cary to London Paddington and Bristol Airport is approximately 45 minutes to the west.
Nunney First School has been rated "Good with outstanding features" by Ofsted and feeds into excellent secondary schools in Frome. There is also an excellent secondary school in Bruton, Sexeys, and is a state day/boarding school. Private schools include All Hallows Prep, Downside, Kings Bruton , Bruton for Girls and the Bath schools, Prior Park, Monkton Combe and King Edwards to name just a few.
From Frome take the A361 towards Nunney. Just before the Nunney catch round about , take a right hand turning down Ridgeway Lane . Keep right and Nashet can be found on your left hand side after approximately 1/4 of a mile. From Cranmore take the A361 towards Frome, go straight over the Nunney catch roundabout and take the first left onto Ridgeway Lane, keep right and Nashet house can be found on your left handside.
Electricity - private drainage/digester
Council tax Band G
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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