Bruton – exciting renovation project

Guide Price £675,000 Under Offer
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Address: 2 - Sunnyhill Villas Sunny Hill
Town/City: Bruton
Postcode: BA10 0NR

County: Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref: #10434942

Property Summary

2 Sunnyhill Villas is one of a pair of substantial semi-detached Edwardian houses being offered for sale. In need of renovation, having been used as a school boarding house, it offers enormous potential for re-design and further extension, with appropriate planning consents, to make an exceptional family home. High ceilings and large windows offer space and light.
On the ground floor the two large reception rooms and kitchen have been superficially modified with stud partitioning to accommodate school requirements. A large single storey extension to the side, currently a conference facility, could be easily incorporated within the house. On the first and second floors, the original five large bedrooms and two bathrooms are currently adapted for school use and additional shower facilities. If both properties were purchased, the resulting accommodation, set in an extensive plot, would offer significant potential for a variety of options.


Currently, a shared entrance gate leads into a large parking area to the front of the properties. This can be easily divided, to offer private access and ample parking for each property. The large, secluded garden at the rear has an expansive lawn enclosed by mature trees and shrubs and backs onto a school playing field.


Sunnyhill Villas are in one of the most desirable locations in Somerset, being just minutes from Bruton, but set on a quiet road in the village of Cole which lies in beautiful undulating countryside.
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 including King’s School Bruton, Bruton School for Girls and also the state owned boarding school, Sexey's. Bruton has its own primary school and in close proximity are Millfield, Hazlegrove and All Hallows prep schools.
Cole is also only 5 minutes drive from the very pretty town of Castle Cary which has a mainline railway station and the new hotel and restaurant The Newt ( The small market town lies in the heart of the Somerset countryside. It has many independent businesses including shops, boutiques and galleries and at the weekly Tuesday market local producers gather to sell their wares including organic vegetables, artisan bread, cheese, meats and fish. New restaurants have recently opened as well as a wonderful delicatessen and independent wine shop. Other amenities include nursery, primary and secondary schools, health centre, dental practice, library, bank, post office, grocery stores, butcher, newsagent, chemist, pubs, restaurants and and tea shops.
Large supermarkets are located in Wincanton and Shepton Mallet which are both a short drive away. Gillingham (approx 20 mins away) has a Waitrose as does Sherborne (30 mins away). For further shopping and recreational activities, Bath, Bristol, Wells and Yeovil are all within about an hour’s drive. The A303 (6 miles) provides a direct route to London via the M3 and there is a mainline rail service from Bruton/Castle Cary to London Paddington (approx. 2 hours) and also the new train to Waterloo (Bruton). Airports in Bristol and Exeter offer connections within the UK, Europe and beyond.

(BA10 0NR)
Travelling north on the A359 towards Bruton take the left turn for Cole at the grass triangle by Sexeys School playing field. Continue down the lane for 200 yards and Sunnyhill Villas will be found on the right hand side.
(BA10 0NR)
Travelling north on the A359 towards Bruton take the left turn for Cole at the grass triangle by Sexeys School playing field. Continue down the lane for 200 yards and Sunnyhill Villas will be found on the right hand side.

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Lodestone Property | Estate Agents | Sales & Lettings
Wells |Bruton |Shaftesbury

  • Ref: 10434942
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Unknown

Property Features

  • Renovation project close to Bruton town centre
  • Substantial period property
  • Easy walking distance of excellent schools
  • Large garden with ample parking
Guide Price £675,000
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