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Period cottage close to Babington House, Somerset

Guide Price £400,000 Sold
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Address: 1 Virginia Cottages - Ham Hill, Coleford
Town/City: Radstock
Postcode: BA3 5QD

County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold
Ref: #9264150

Property Summary

Nestled in the hamlet of Ham Hill surrounded by open countryside, and a short drive to Babington House and Vobster, 1 Virginia Cottages is a great family home with a good size garden and views over open countryside.

The Property

Tucked away, hidden from the road, the property is approached via a short road that is shared with the attached property. The house has a spacious flow and excellent social spaces with large living area, adjoining snug and a sunny conservatory overlooking the lawns and firepit area of the garden. With off road parking for 2 cars the cottage looks out over a field of rare breed sheep and fields offering the quintessential Somerset views from the bedrooms and kitchen.

The house has a useful utility and boot room, accessed from the back. In the kitchen is a solid wood topped fitted kitchen and range cooker with space for a large family fridge. Flowing from the kitchen in the large, cosy living room with a multi fuel burner with an adjoining snug or home office room. Off the living room is a large, bright, brick built conservatory room with French doors opening to the garden.

Off the kitchen is a hallway with WC and stairs leading to the first floor of the house. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms: two single rooms and a master with dressing room, and a large family bathroom. The master bedroom has a triple aspect over the fields and woodland surrounding the house.


The house is accessed by a small lane set back from the road, with a double car port with two hard standing spaces. The large garden is thoughtfully separated into a small patio and large lawned area, a social gravelled firepit area and a manageable vegetable patch area and patio, all fully enclosed.

There is access to woods at the end of the garden for long walks, humans and dogs alike, and the garden has an open feel. The boarders are planted with easy to maintain planting and there are many trees planted around the area.


The cottage is situated in the hamlet of Ham Hill, set in the heart of the Mendip Hills well away from main roads but within commuting distance to Bath and Bristol and only 15 minutes from the bustling market town of Frome.

Babington House private members club is a 10-minute drive away, and even closer lies the village of Vobster with the Vobster Inn restaurant. The house is very well placed for the commuter with rail links at Westbury (for London Waterloo), Bath Spa and Bristol (for London Paddington).

Coleford is well served with two pubs, a Doctors' surgery, chemist, convenience store, church and primary school.
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.

Frome is a historic market town with many notable buildings and features the highest number of listed buildings in Somerset. This historic Town is also popular for its artisan street markets and festival and cultural events.


There is a good selection of both independent and state schools in the area including Leigh on Mendip and Mells and Writhlington primary schools, Frome secondary school. In the private sector there is All Hallows prep school, Kings School Bruton and Bruton School for Girls, Sexey’s School, Downside and Wells Cathedral School and the Bath schools.


Mains water with private drainage – not metered

Mains electricity

Mains gas

Local Authority: Mendip District Council

Viewings by appointment only

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 and fixings not itemised in these particulars may be removed by the vendors.  


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

  • Ref: 9264150
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Unknown

Property Features

  • Pretty semi-detached cottage in tucked away location
  • Large garden with lawns, firepit area and veg patch area
  • Close to Babington House and Frome
  • Large, bright conservatory room
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Views over open countryside
  • Cosy multifuel stove
  • 3 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms
Guide Price £400,000

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