Postcode: BA10 0HE
Sale Type: Sold
Property SummaryVery attractive grade II listed double fronted property in central Bruton.
Grove House is a substantial house that also benefits from an adjoining cottage which could be incorporated into the main house via previously blocked up doors.
The property is thought to be pre- Georgian and is mentioned by Pevsner. It has many interesting features including an impressive entrance hall with attractive tiled floor and elegant staircase leading to a galleried landing. It benefits from high ceilings, sash windows, oak floorboards and a large mature garden with a rear parking area for several cars and a coach house in the courtyard area accessed from both front and rear of the house.
This current owner has been in this house for almost 30 years. The property is in need of some refurbishment. There is plenty of scope to incorporate the annexe cottage into the main house and there is potential to make part of the cottage into a large kitchen. The coach house (ex chauffeurs house ) has an old fireplace, stone floors and has planning permission (2016) to convert it to a home office/studio.
The main house comprises of 2 large reception rooms, 4 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and kitchen. The attached cottage has 2 reception rooms, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. There is also a detached coach house in need of some repair.
To the rear of the house is a courtyard containing the coach house, plus a pretty and large garden with mature trees and shrubs and a rear access parking area. To the front of the house is a small garden with mature shrubs enclosed within attractive railings and this leads to impressive front door.
Planning permission from South Somerset District Council can be viewed online: App- 10602822/full.
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 electricity, water and drainage, gas central heating.
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- One of the most elegant houses in Bruton
- Main house 4 beds, 3 bed attached cottage and coach house (with planning)
- Annexe could potentially be incorporated into main house with planning
- Planning for coach house to be a studio/home office
- Very pretty garden
- Off road parking at back of house