Eastern View, 191 Brent Street, BRENT KNOLL, Somerset
A unique detached property located in a popular village with amenities. This very light and spacious family home is in excellent order throughout with updated bathrooms and a wonderful Oak framed kitchen extension looking out across the rear garden with lovely countryside views. The cottage is full of character with Inglenook fireplaces, exposed ceiling beams throughout as well as some exposed brick and timber walls, all typical of the period. On the ground floor, in addition to lovely kitchen breakfast room there is a large triple aspect sitting room and a dining room. There is also a family room currently used as a ground floor bedroom with a downstairs WC next door. Upstairs, off the split level landing there are three double bedrooms including the master with an en suite bathroom. There is also a family shower room. Outside the property benefits from a large rear garden with a private patio area on one side. In total the plot is thought to measure just under 0.5 of an acre. In addition to the detached single garage there is off road parking for at least four cars.


From the gravelled drive day to day access is at the side with a covered porch of brick and timber construction with a log store area. A timber stable door opens into the:

Kitchen Breakfast Room

23' 4" x 17' (7.11m x 5.18m) A wonderful family room with an oak framed extension allowing open countryside views to the rear garden and the countryside beyond. Limestone floor tiles are laid throughout the kitchen and follow into the main hall. Bespoke hand made kitchen with granite work surfaces, inset sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Plumbing for a washing machine. Integrated washing machine, dishwasher, and two fridges. Rangemaster cooker to match the kitchen units with a matching extractor hood over. Central island unit with a wooden work surface, inset vegetable Belfast sink and storage underneath. Exposed brick wall, ceiling beams and recessed down lighting. Under floor heating. Triple aspect with windows to both sides and double doors leading out to the patio and garden at the rear.<br/><br/>A door leads out to the original entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor accommodation, an exposed brick and timber wall on one side, limestone flooring and access to the:

Sitting Room

20' 4" x 17' 5" (6.20m x 5.31m) An impressive triple aspect room with double glazed windows to the front, rear and side elevations. A feature is the wonderful Inglenook fireplace with an exposed brick chimney breast and hearth with an open fire. Exposed ceiling beams, Oak flooring and wall lights.<br/><br/>Also off the entrance hall as well as the kitchen breakfast room is the:

Dining Room

14' 5" x 12' (4.39m x 3.66m) Exposed brick fireplace with an oak beam over and brick hearth. Exposed ceiling beams and wall lights. Double glazed window to the front elevation. Currently used as a fifth bedroom.<br/><br/>Back to the kitchen breakfast room and a door out to a lobby area with a door into the downstairs WC with a low level WC and wash hand basin with a window to the rear aspect. From the lobby a further door leads to the:

Family Room or Bedroom Four

16' 4" x 9' 6" (4.98m x 2.90m) Dual aspect with French doors opening out to a private rear patio and the garden beyond. Window to the side elevation. Exposed timber wall, ceiling beams and wall light points.<br/><br/>Back to the main entrance hall and stairs leading up to the first floor accommodation with a bright and spacious split level landing with exposed ceiling beams and a Velux roof window. Airing cupboard housing the central heating boiler. Under eaves storage. Door to:

Master Bedroom

15' 3" x 13' 11" (4.65m x 4.24m) A bright and spacious room with an attractive vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams. Wooden double glazed windows to the side and rear of the property with open views across the rear garden and the countryside beyond. Door to:

Master En Suite

8' 2" x 7' 5" (2.49m x 2.26m) Wood panelled bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment over. Low level WC, bidet and a wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap and a heated bathroom mirror with light. Half tiled walls and a tiled floor with under floor heating. Chrome ladder style radiator. Exposed wall and ceiling beams, recessed spot lights and an extractor fan. Velux roof window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Two

17' 2" x 16' 4" (5.23m x 4.98m) Dual aspect with a dormer window with views across the rear garden and the open countryside and a window to the front elevation. Fitted wardrobes on one wall and plenty of under eaves storage. Exposed ceiling beams and exposed brickwork form the Inglenook below.

Bedroom Three

12' 1" x 11' 11" (3.68m x 3.63m not including dormer) Another dual aspect double bedroom with a window to the front elevation as well as a dormer to the rear. Double fitted wardrobe and further under eaves storage. Exposed ceiling beams.

Family Shower Room

8' x 6' 4" (2.44m x 1.93m) 8' 1" x 6' 4" Large fully tiled corner shower cubicle. Tiled flooring with under floor heating and half tiled walls. Low level WC and a wall hung wash hand basin with heated bathroom mirror and light. Chrome ladder style radiator and shaver socket. Recessed down lighting, extractor fan and exposed ceiling beams. Concealed bathroom cabinet. Window to the front aspect.


Bordered from the road by a stone wall and attractive railings with the front garden mainly laid to lawn. The open access to the side has a gravelled drive leading to the detached garage. The drive also lads to the porch at the side of the property as well as the patio which extends around the rear of the cottage. The patio opens to the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with wonderful open views of the countryside and fields beyond. Several seating areas have been created from which to enjoy the sun as it moves around the plot which is thought to be just under half an acre.

Garage and Parking

19' x 9' 3" (5.79m x 2.82m) There was planning to extend the garage into an 'L' shape double garage with an Oak frame Games room with bi folding doors. The current detached single garage has an up and over door and it fitted with power and light with a pedestrian door on the side. There is also off road parking for at least four cars.

Services and Location

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. The council tax band (through Sedgemoor) is: F. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: TA9 4BE.

About the Area

Brent Knoll is a charming village with a strong community. Within a few minutes walk are a well regarded primary school, 14th century church, village hall, post office, public house and store. Conveniently located for the A38 with easy access to Bristol and the motorway network with the M5 only 1.8 miles away. Bristol Airport is approx 14 miles away. There is a choice of excellent independent and state secondary schools nearby.