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Guildhall Cottage and Guildhall Barn, WEDMORE, Somerset
offers over†£750,000
PERIOD PROPERTY AND A BARN CONVERSION IN THE VILLAGE WITH AN INCOME ...... A rare opportunity to purchase a very attractive detached period Country home with the added benefit of a letting income. The current owners have tastefully improved this lovely family house which is located in a peaceful setting yet within the centre of Wedmore Village. The main property has a wonderful, large family kitchen breakfast room, a sitting room with an Inglenook fireplace and a family snug. On the first floor are four bedrooms, an en suite to the master bedroom and a further family bathroom. Outside there is a delightful one bedroom detached stone built barn which is currently a very successful holiday let providing a valuable and consistent income. The garden for the property is to the front and side elevations with a triple Oak framed garage with a useful store area above. Recent improvements by the current owners include a new kitchen and new windows which are wooden, double glazed sealed units to be in keeping with this fantastic period property.

Entrance

Entrance to the property is through a timber front door into the Hall which has an attractive tiled floor, an enclosed staircase leading to the first floor accommodation and an under stairs cupboard. A door into:

Sitting Room

13' 9" x 13' 4" (4.19m x 4.06m) Attractive window to the front elevation with working shutters. Inglenook fireplace with a multi fuel burning stove on a brick hearth with oak beam over. Doors into two very large storage cupboards.<br/><br/>Steps then lead down into the:

Family Snug

12' 8" x 9' 10" (3.86m x 3.00m) A feature of the room is an attractive Inglenook fireplace, flag stone hearth brick chimney breast and an original bread oven with a display shelf over. Window overlooking the front garden. <br/><br/>Back to the Hall and door to:

Living Room Area

Open plan to the kitchen breakfast room with ample space for a sofa and armchairs and proving a spacious area for the family to be close to the kitchen and day to day activities of the house.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

27' 9" x 14' 1" (8.46m x 4.29m) Part of the very large open plan living and kitchen area. This area is a wonderful large family space which has been very tastefully updated and improved by the current owners. A range of hand painted solid oak fronted base cupboards, Belfast sink and chrome mixer tap with quartz work surfaces over. Integrated dishwasher. Cream two oven electric Aga with a double oven companion. (Please note the Aga is controlled with AIMS). Attractive display niche, down lighting and African slate flooring. Two windows overlook the front elevation.<br/><br/>Door to:

Utility Room

11' 1" x 9' (3.38m x 2.74m) Another charming room with a wooden door and window which access and overlook the garden. Range of painted base cupboards with oak work surface over. Integrated large fridge and freezer. Laminate floor covering. Radiator.<br/><br/>Door into:

Downstairs WC

White suite of low level WC and wash hand basin. Radiator.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and an enclosed staircase leading to the:

Landing

Split level landing with a useful store cupboard/occasional wardrobe on the right hand side as you go up the stairs. On the landing there are two windows, one to the rear elevation and a second to the side elevation.

Master Bedroom

11' 2" x 11' (3.40m x 3.35m) Window overlooking the front elevation. Attractive feature display shelf and a double wardrobe. Door to:

Master En Suite

6' 10" x 6' 10" (2.08m x 2.08m) Fully tied corner shower cubicle with chrome shower attachment. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Down lighting. Chrome ladder style radiator. Loft hatch. An attractive low level window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Two

10' 4" x 10' 10" (3.15m x 3.30m extends further into far corner) From the landing there is a step down to this dual aspect room with windows to the front and side elevations. Attractive exposed 'A' frame beam to ceiling. Loft hatch.

Bedroom Three

11' x 11' 2" (3.35m x 3.40m) Again to the front elevation. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail. Radiator.

Bedroom Four

13' 2" x 8' 5" (4.01m x 2.57m) A pretty, light room with two windows overlooking the front and the garden area. Range of glass fronted wardrobes. Radiator.

Family Bathroom

9' 8" x 5' 10" (2.95m x 1.78m) White suite of bath with wooden panelled side, chrome hand set shower attachment. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled around bath into niche and behind WC. Large mirror. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Radiator. Loft hatch.

Outside

From the lane the property is secured by wooden double gates and separate pedestrian gate. The Barn is accessed from the lane. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature planting surrounding the boundaries of the cottage to allow maximum privacy. The driveway is laid to shingle and a play area is to the side of the cottage with ample room for seating and plenty of privacy. At the rear of the cottage is a further store area accessed from the outside and extending to the rear of the sitting room.

Detached Timber Built Car Port

Another excellent addition by the current owners of the property. In addition to the off road parking the triple oak framed car port provides parking for several vehicles as well as useful storage. Light and power are connected. There is additional first floor storage area above which is a versatile space with a wooden floor and windows at each end.

About the Property

This charming one bedroom stone built barn conversion under a tiled roof provides a useful and consistent income from holiday letting. Access at the front with its own front door from the lane allowing the barn and its occupants or guests to be independent to the main property and its land.

Sitting Room

20' 2" x 9' 11" (6.15m x 3.02m) Entrance to the barn is straight into a lobby area which forms part of the main reception room. A timber door opens into this pretty room with two windows overlooking the lane. Attractive recessed brick fireplace with an inset wood burning stove. Flag stone floor. From the far end of the room a door leads into the:

Kitchen

12' 2" x 9' 5" (3.71m x 2.87m) A country kitchen with painted un plastered walls and display shelving. African slate floor. Range of cream base units with oak work surface over. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap. Kenwood stainless steel dishwasher. Integrated fridge. Hoover electric oven with a Hotpoint 4 ring halogen hob. Integrated washer/dryer. Worcester wall mounted boiler offering independent heating and hot water for the cottage.<br/><br/>From the main reception room an enclosed staircase winds up to the first floor and the:

Bedroom

17' 4" x 9' 2" (5.28m x 2.79m) A very pretty room with low level windows with views overlooking the village. Exposed 'A' frame ceiling beams. Double doors open into the adjoining:

En Suite Bathroom

9' x 4' 4" (2.74m x 1.32m) Bath with hand set shower attachment, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Services

Mains water, electricity and gas are connected. Mains drainage. Please note: Guildhall Barn has its own boiler and electricity supply.

Location

For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for both properties is: BS28 4AH.

About the Area

Wedmore is a thriving Village with a range of shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher, chemist, individual shops and boutiques as well as pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. Within easy reach there are a wide range of clubs and societies. Most cultural and sporting activities are catered for in the nearby area. There are excellent state and independent schools locally including Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Local Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and Taunton School. The property is within easy distance of the M5 and Highbridge &#38; Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol international airport is approximately 17 miles north.