Vine Farm, HENTON, Wells, Somerset
OPEN TO OFFERS ..... Vine Farm is a substantial period property set in a plot of just over 2 acres in the popular Village of Henton and just a short drive away from the City of Wells. With parts dating back to 1740 this spacious detached family home has been in the same ownership for the past 28 years and has been maintained and improved to a very high standard. The ground floor accommodation includes a sunny kitchen breakfast room open plan to a family room which leads out to a patio garden. There is a large dining room, sitting room and a utility next to the downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor there is a family bathroom and four bedrooms, the master with an en suite shower room. The rear garden extends to just over two acres to include formal gardens, a private terrace and a Copse. There is an abundance of planting to include many species of trees and shrubs and productive fruit bushes. A five bar gate opens into a copse which has been carefully managed over the years. There is a detached double garage and plenty of off road parking.


Entrance to the property is through a wooden front door into a hall with traditional staircase rising to the first floor. Wall light points. Window overlooking the front garden. Under stairs cupboard and a radiator. Step up to:

Dining Room

19' 9" x 14' 4" (6.02m x 4.37m) An attractive room with a second staircase rising to the first floor. Two windows overlook the front garden. Inglenook fireplace with central beam over and a flag stone hearth. Wall light points and a radiator. Step up in to the:

Sitting Room

16' 2" x 14' 4" (4.93m x 4.37m) Another spacious reception room. A sash window overlooks the front aspect. An open fire with a wooden fire surround, slate surround and a slate hearth. Wall light points and a radiator.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and a door leading in to the:

Kitchen Breakfast Room

14' 2" x 13' 2" (4.32m x 4.01m) A bright airy room with exposed beams to the ceiling. Range of white painted wooden wall and base cupboards. Granite work surfaces over with tiled splash backs and an inset sink with mixer tap over. Integrated Bosch double electric oven with a halogen hob with a tiled back and extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher. Window overlooking the garden offering wonderful open views across the garden to the Mendip Hills and beyond. Ceramic tiled floor, recessed spot lights and a radiator. Open plan to the:

Family Room

12' 11" x 12' 6" (3.94m x 3.81m) Opening directly from the kitchen into this wonderfully relaxing room from which to enjoy the outstanding views across the gardens and views beyond. Sliding patio doors opening on to the paved patio, garden and driveway. Recessed cupboards with double cupboards under. Window to the side of the property, beams to ceiling, wall light point and a radiator.<br/><br/>From the kitchen a door leads into the:

Utility Room

17' x 6' 5" (5.18m x 1.96m) Range of base cupboards with roll top work surfaces and stainless steel sink and drainer unit. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Ample space for freestanding fridge and freezer. Floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler. Beamed ceiling. Ceramic tiled floor. Door to outside and also a door in to:

Ground Floor Cloakroom

3' 2" x 6' 9" (0.97m x 2.06m) Window, low level WC and corner wash hand basin. Ceramic tiled floor and a radiator.


Staircase rises from the dining room to a landing with access to the Master Bedroom Suite. From the hall, a second staircase leads up to the remaining bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Master Bedroom

16' 3" x 14' 7" (4.95m x 4.44m) Window overlooking the front elevation with open countryside views. Built in triple wardrobes with hanging rail and shelf. Wooden fire surround with cast iron insert. Wall light points and a radiator. Steps down to:

En suite Shower Room

7' 11" x 5' 1" (2.41m x 1.55m) Fully tiled walk in shower cubicle fitted with an electric Triton shower. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Sash window with obscure glass to the side elevation.

Bedroom Two

14' 2" x 13' 7" (4.32m x 4.14m) Another spacious double bedroom with a window overlooking the side elevation. Attractive chimney from the Inglenook below. Cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Radiator.<br/><br/>Door out to the second landing with the staircase from the main entrance hall.

Bedroom Three

13' 7" x 9' 1" (4.14m x 2.77m) Window overlooking the garden with far reaching views of the Mendip Hills. Feature shelving along one wall. Radiator.

Bedroom Four

12' 3" x 8' 9" (3.73m x 2.67m) A dual aspect room with two windows overlooking the side and the rear with wonderful garden and open countryside views. Radiator.

Family Bathroom

8' 8" x 7' 4" (2.64m x 2.24m) Part tiling to dado height. Panelled bath, low level WC, bidet and a pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled shower enclosure with an electric shower. Obscure glass window to the rear. Radiator.


Entrance to the property is via a driveway from the road into a good size parking area in front of the detached double garage. The front garden is private and mainly laid to lawn with a shingle path leading to the front door with established flower borders.<br/><br/>The rear garden extends to approximately just over two acres to include formal gardens and a Copse. Doors open from the kitchen and the family room out to a patio with ample space for table and chairs. From the patio and the driveway a path leads down to the lovely formal garden with an abundance of planting to include many species of trees and shrubs and productive fruit bushes. The formal garden is divided into two with an attractive wooden bridge across a stream. At the bottom of the garden a five bar gate opens into a copse which has been carefully managed over the years.

Detached Double Garage

20' 10" x 19' (6.35m x 5.79m) Of rendered exterior under a tiled roof and fitted with light and power. Outside tap. In addition to the garage there is plenty of off road parking.


Mains electric and water. Private drainage and oil supplying the boiler for heating and hot water. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Mendip District Council is: F (2161).


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for the property is: BA5 1PD.

About the Area

Henton is a thriving Village with lots of activity. There is a village hall which was rebuilt in 1999 at the heart of this strong community with lots of social clubs and societies. Nearby Wells offers a range of shopping facilities including a variety of independent shops and boutiques, banks, restaurants, public houses, cinema, churches and the famed cathedral. The market square in Wells holds a market on Wednesday and Saturday. The cities of Bath and Bristol are also within commuting distance, while Castle Cary Station with links to London Paddington is nearby. Bristol Airport is within easy reach. There are excellent primary schools in Wells and The Wells Blue secondary school has an excellent reputation. Private schools nearby include Wells Cathedral, Downside and Millfield.