Town/City: Shepton Mallet
Postcode: BA4 4AJ
Sale Type: Let
Property SummaryBISHOP JOCELYN BARN, WORMINSTER BARNS, NORTH WOOTTON, Nr. WELLS, BA4 4AJ
A stunning barn conversion with exceptionally generous accommodation set in a very pretty and peaceful location near Wells.
One of four very high spec stunning barn conversions a few minutes drive from Wells.
Set in a quiet rural location, the small hamlet of Worminster has some of the most beautiful views in Somerset. It is set between the pretty and active village of North Wootton and the small Cathedral City of Wells. The views from the garden of this property must be seen to be appreciated.
The property is exceptionally spacious with a 32 foot kitchen/ living area, a large sitting room with wood burner, 4 bedrooms and 4 bath/shower rooms, 3 of which are en suite and two of which have French doors onto private gardens.
Outside there is an attractive wood clad double garage, professionally landscaped gardens and total grounds of nearly 2 acres.
Worminster Barns are located just north of North Wootton in a beautiful location. It is a group of traditional stone barns, which has recently been converted into four outstanding individual houses. The look of Bishops Jocelyn Barn is very much a Mediterranean farmhouse.
The nearest village is the popular North Wootton which lies just south of Wells and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in Somerset. It has a Church, pub and a thriving community.
Nearby Wells is the smallest city in England (population 11,000) set in beautiful countryside between the Somerset Levels and the Mendip Hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nearby major towns of the area are Bristol, Bath Taunton and Yeovil and all are all within commuting distance. Wells has local markets twice a week, a Waitrose plus two other supermarkets and many medieval buildings including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace. There is a busy local shopping centre, which combines independent and all the usual high street shops and a broad range of societies and activities including the very popular Wells Food Festival and Wells literature Festival.
There are excellent state and independent schools in the vicinity including Wells Cathedral School, The Blue School Wells, Strode College in Street, Millfield, Downside and the Bruton Schools. Plus numerous local primary schools and well regarded All Hallows, to name a few.
Wominster is about 10miles from Castle Cary Railway Station, which has a mainline rail service to London (Paddington) in under 2 hours. Bristol and Exeter Airports are both within about 1 hour’s drive offering connections around the UK, Europe and to other destinations.
Mains water and electricity, oil fired central heating and private drainage.
From Wells at the main roundabout by Tinknells take the A371 road towards Shepton Mallet. Continue a mile or so and take the first right. Go 50 yds and take the next left. At a T junction turn right. Continue to the brow of a hill and turn left into the drive to Worminster Farm. Pass the farmhouse and turn left to Bishop Jocelyn Barn.
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- Great views over local countryside
- Rural but not isolated location
- Exceptionally well appointed
- Very large kitchen/dining room/living room
- 4 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms
- Large double garage and off road parking
- Gardens and grounds towards 2 acres