Town/City: Nr Bruton
Postcode: BA9 8HY
Sale Type: Under Offer
Property SummaryThe Old Smithy is a fabulous four bedroomed barn conversion with an additional annex, outdoor swimming pool and surrounded by beautiful gardens including a paddock.
This wonderful, period family home is full of character with excellent proportions and generous living space throughout. The sizeable kitchen is the heart of the home with its flagstone flooring, exposed beams and an addition of an adjoining dining room with a dramatic vaulted ceiling. A further connecting room, again with wonderful oak beams, has the flexibility of being used as either a snug or an office. The light and bright sitting room is spacious and full of character with further exposed beams, an open fireplace and French doors leading out to the garden. Additionally, on the ground floor is a utility room - not only a useful space but home to an extraordinary wine cellar. A trap door in the floor opens to reveal a descending spiral staircase with the perfect conditions for storage at optimum temperature.
Upstairs a large spacious landing leads to four generous double bedrooms, two with en-suites and all with plenty of storage and far reaching views. The master suite includes a dressing room and a further family bathroom is conveniently situated next to the additional two bedrooms.
The property is approached through a five-bar gate and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and mature planting of trees, shrubs and an abundance of flora. A pretty courtyard is the perfect place for a dining table and an extensive lawn stretches beyond the house providing wonderful space for children to play and explore. An outdoor swimming pool is secluded and private and surrounded by paving with room for a table and chairs.
The annex is a one-bedroom property, separated from the main house, with its own front door. The sitting room and kitchen are situated next to the garage with stairs rising to the first floor comprising of a double bedroom with en-suite. This annex is perfect for guest accommodation or as a rental to provide an income stream.
Stone Stoke is a small hamlet nestled in the Somerset countryside. Approximately 3 miles south is the ancient and fashionable town of Bruton with its bustling and vibrant community and is home to a pharmacy, doctors’ surgery, florists, boutiques and convenience stores. Popular eateries include “At The Chapel” and “The Roth Bar”, part of the world famous art gallery “Hauser and Wirth”. Wincanton is 3 miles north and has a greater selection of retailers and larger supermarkets
There is an excellent range of state schools and private schools in the surrounding area. Primary schools can be found in both Wincanton and Bruton. Sexeys in Bruton is a secondary state-run boarding and day school and King Arthurs in Wincanton. Independent schools include Hazelgrove Prep, Sunninghill Prep, Kings Bruton and further afield Sherborne Boys and Girls.
Castle Cary Station has a direct line to London Paddington and Bruton to Waterloo. The A303 is easily accessible from Wincanton and is the main link North and South.
From Bruton take the B3081 towards Wincanton. After approximately 2.5 miles turn right towards Stoney Stoke and the Old Smithy is the first property on your left.
Oil fired central heating, mains electricity and private drainage
Viewing by appointment only
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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 or fixings not itemised in these particulars may be removed by the vendors.
Lodestone Property Estate Agents Sales & Lettings Wells Bruton Somerset
- Rurally situated detached 4 bedroom barn conversion
- Seperate double garage with annexe
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Generous grounds with paddock.
- Parking for numerous vehicles
- Pretty countryside views
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