Postcode: BA3 5QP
Sale Type: Sold
Property SummaryThe Barn, Manor Farm, Leigh On Mendip
An attractive barn conversion with large open plan living accommodation with private garden and off road parking.
A Grade II listed three bedroom single storey detached stone cottage which was converted from a barn at Manor Farm, but is a good distance from the main house. It has a large open plan living area with fitted kitchen, plus cloakroom, three bedrooms and a shower room. The third bedroom can take a single bed or would make a good study.
The spacious open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room has laminate flooring, a well equipped kitchen and excellent ceiling heights with attractive roof beams. The shower room has slate flooring and a walk in shower and there is also a separate cloakroom. Windows are double glazed.
The property is accessed via a 5 bar gate from the driveway of Manor Farm. Thus it has a feeling of privacy and security and is set well back from the lane. There is ample parking for lots of cars on a very good sized area of gravel and a good flat area of lawn together with shrub borders at the side of the house and a further area of lawn to the rear beyond the private paved terrace which is over looking fields and open countryside. There is also a stone shed suitable for storage or a workshop.
Leigh on Mendip is a popular village on the Mendip Hills that was once part of the manor of Mells. It has a 15th Century Church, a village hall which holds numerous events and societies, a public house and there is a recreational field with clubhouse. A local shop can be found at the nearby village of Stoke St Michael. Other neighbouring villages offer a doctor’s surgery, general stores and several pubs.
About 6 miles away is the town of Frome which is famous for being a creative hub, plus it has all the usual amenities expected of a town including a cinema, supermarket, boutique shops, leisure centre, schools, commercial businesses, theatres and local train station.
Also about 6 miles away is the market town of Shepton Mallet which holds regular farmer’s markets and has several supermarkets and a shopping park with large chain stores.
Babington House private members club is approx. 3 miles away and this provides top class restaurants, bars, cafes, pools, cinema, spa, gym, cricket, tennis and accommodation.
Bath is approx. 14 miles, Bristol 20miles
There is a mainline railway running from Bath Spa to London Paddington in about 85 mins. Plus, there are trains from Westbury (to London Waterloo), Frome local service, Castle Cary mainline (to Paddington), Trowbridge, plus Bristol airport is also within commuter distance.
There is a very good selection of both independent and state schools in the area including Leigh on Mendip and Mells and Writhlington first schools, Frome secondary school, plus All Hallows prep school, Kings School Bruton and Bruton School for Girls, Sexey’s Bruton, Downside and Wells Cathedral School and the Bath schools.
Services- Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.
Local Authority- Mendip District Council
Postcode- BA3 5QP
From the south take the A37 northwards and continue through Shepton Mallet and a couple of miles on turn right to Oakhill. Upon reaching Oakhill, take the right hand turning by the pub to Stoke St. Michael. Proceed through the village of Stoke St. Michael and Leigh on Mendip is the next village. Enter the village and Manor Farm is a short distance along on the left. From the north - Bath - proceed south along the A367 Wellsway in the direction of Shepton Mallet. Upon reaching Oakhill, take the left hand turning to Stoke St. Michael. Proceed through the village of Stoke St. Michael and Leigh on Mendip is the next village. Enter the village and The Barn, Manor Farm is the first farm on the left . The Barn is the single story building on the right after entering the property.
Viewings - By appointment only.
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- Attractive stone 3 bedroom barn conversion
- Situated in a popular peaceful village on the Mendip Hills
- Off road parking for several cars and private garden
- Lovely open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room
- 2 double bedrooms and one single/ study
- Private garden with views to open countryside.
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