Town/City: Shepton Mallet
Postcode: BA4 6AP
Sale Type: To Rent
Property SummaryHighfield is a fabulous Grade II listed family house, that is brimming with character and history reflecting its 350 years. It is situated on the periphery of the charming village of Upton Noble, between Frome and Bruton. The property is available furnished.
This spacious house has an open-plan kitchen/diner with electric Aga and sliding doors that lead onto the enclosed and private garden with terrace.
Leading off the flag-stoned entrance hall, are two sitting rooms one with an inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. Downstairs there is also a luxurious shower room and laundry cupboard.
The generous first floor landing provides a suitable space for a study area, that leads to 2 double bedrooms and a shower room. The second floor opens onto a further two generous double bedrooms with beamed and vaulted ceilings and spectacular far-reaching countryside views.
The property has its own private water supply and there is parking for 4-5 cars adjacent to the property. A 4-acre field can rented by separate negotiation.
Upton Noble is an extremely sought after and active village which provides something for everyone; including footpaths leading to Stourhead National Trust Property, monthly cafes and it’s successful annual Beer Festival. The village has a pre-school and primary school, village hall and a church.
Upton Noble is approximately 8 miles from Frome and 3 miles from Bruton.
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 doctor’s 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.
Frome is a historic market town with many notable buildings and features the highest number of listed buildings in Somerset. There is a range of excellent independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. This historic Town is also popular for its artisan street markets and festival and cultural events, including regular live music concerts. There is a sports centre, and a newly re-opened Cinema.
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. Babington House private members club which offers a wide range of leisure and recreational facilities is just about 5 miles away.
Viewing by appointment only
Available 1st September 20
6 or 12 Month Tenancy or shorter term by negotiation
Refundable holding deposit of £400 will secure the property
Bills package - £400
Deposit - £3000 protected by the DPS
EPC Rating – F – Listed Property
Council Tax Band – F
- Rural Location
- Spacious 4 Bedroomed House
- Private Garden
- Parking for 4-5 cars
- Open Plan Kitchen/Diner
- 2 Sitting Rooms
- 4 acres of land available to rent by separate negotiation
- Available Furnished from 1st September
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