Highfield Farm, WEDMORE, Somerset
FAMILY HOME WITH OUTBUILDINGS OFFERING LOTS OF POTENTIAL and offering spacious living accommodation in the main house together with a range of stone outbuildings. Set in a good size plot and within a short distance of the centre of Wedmore. The older part of the house dates back to approx. 1840 with later additions being constructed in the 1900s. The property is constructed of local Wedmore stone with a rendered exterior under a tiled roof. The ground floor accommodation includes a spacious dual aspect sitting room, study, conservatory and a large dining room connected to the kitchen. On the first floor there is a large family bathroom and four bedrooms, the master with an en suite shower room. The large garden at the front is south facing and enjoys views of the surrounding open countryside. At the rear of the main house there are a range of outbuildings all of which offer potential for conversion, subject to planning. In addition to the outbuildings there is a large carport and off road parking for several cars.


Wooden front door opens into an enclosed stone porch with windows to the front elevation. Access form the porch to the downstairs Cloakroom. An opening leads into the light and spacious reception hall with a traditional staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. Radiator.<br/><br/>Door from the reception hall in to:


12' 2" x 11' 8" (3.71m x 3.56m) Window with open south facing views to the glorious garden and orchard at the front. Stone fire surround with timber mantle and an open fire grate. Built in book shelving and cupboards on one side of the fire breast and floor to ceiling shelving on the other side. Radiator.

Sitting Room

21' 9" x 13' 5" (6.63m x 4.09m) A good size dual aspect room with a Minster style stone fire surround on a marble hearth and tiled inserts and an open fire. Windows to the front and rear elevations. Central ceiling beam, two central light fittings and two radiators.<br/><br/>Step up from the sitting room in to the:

Dining Room

21' 4" x 11' 4" (6.50m x 3.45m) Inglenook fireplace with a beam over and an open fire. Two ceiling beams. Two windows overlook the rear courtyard and outbuildings. Wall light points. Decorative wall niche with beam over. Radiator.<br/><br/>Access through to the:


13' x 11' 10" (3.96m x 3.61m) An attractive country kitchen with a vaulted ceiling fitted with a velux roof window. Part exposed stone to the far wall and exposed ceiling beams. Slate tiled floor. Range of wooden base and wall cupboards with work tops over. Circular stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Oil fired cream AGA with a beam over. Large pantry. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher.<br/><br/>Double Arched part glazed doors open into the:


18' 9" x 11' 9" (5.72m x 3.58m) Fully glazed. Hardwood timber sitting on dwarf stone walls with part exposed stone wall on one side. Double doors opening out to the front garden. Slate tiled floor to match the kitchen.<br/><br/>Back to the kitchen and a door out to the:

Utility Room

11' 2" x 6' (3.40m x 1.83m) Stainless steel sink and drainer with work surface and cupboard under. Double wall cupboards. Plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Slate tiled flooring. Floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler. Door out to the rear courtyard and outbuildings.<br/><br/>Back to the front of the house and a door from the porch into the:

Downstairs WC

Wash hand basin with cupboards under. Low level WC. Window to the front elevation and a radiator.<br/><br/>From the reception hall stairs lead up to the:


An attractive galleried landing with a window overlooking the front garden and far reaching countryside views allowing in plenty of light. Doors into all four bedrooms and the family bathroom. Radiator and access in to the loft space.

Master Bedroom

13' 2" x 11' 7" (4.01m x 3.53m) South facing window to the front of the property with far reaching countryside views. Fitted wardrobes. Two wall light points, coving to the ceiling and a radiator.<br/><br/>Door to:


Fully tiled shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Storage cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom Two

13' 5" x 12' 10" (4.09m x 3.91m) Another double bedroom to the front elevation with far reaching views. Range of built in wardrobes, cupboards and inset wash hand basin with drawers and cupboard under. Radiator.

Bedroom Three

12' 10" x 8' 11" (3.91m x 2.72m) Window overlooking the rear elevation with views of the Mendip Hills. Built in wardrobe. Radiator.

Bedroom Four

11' 5" x 7' 4" (3.48m x 2.24m) Window overlooking the rear of the property, again with views. Currently used as sewing/hobbies room and fitted with range of built in wall and base cupboards with a work surface over. Radiator.

Family Bathroom

11' 5" x 11' 3" (3.48m x 3.43m) Fitted with a panel bath and chrome taps. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Walk in shower enclosure fitted with a Mira shower. Airing cupboard with slatted shelving and housing the hot water cylinder. Window to the rear elevation with half obscure glazing. Electric towel rail and a radiator.


Highfield Farm is accessed from the road through a metal five bar gate along a driveway with the large south facing front garden to the left hand side. The driveway has plenty of parking for several vehicles to the side of the house. The front garden is large and faces south with a level lawn, surrounded by mature country hedging and trees. There is a small orchard of fruit trees to include cooking, desert and old cider apple varieties as well as plum, damson and walnut trees. The rear of the property is fully enclosed by double five bar gates which open into a large rear courtyard and access to the original farm outbuildings. There is an OPEN BARN which is stone built under a tiled roof with parking and storage for several vehicles. Adjacent to the Barn is the DOUBLE STABLE BLOCK fitted with power, light and water. There is a garden WC with a high level cistern. Next to the WC is the OLD DAIRY this room has a range of built in shelving, a sink and drainer, cupboards and electricity and power. WORKSHOP fitted with light and power. LOG STORE this room was originally the milking parlour and has power and light.


Access form the road along a driveway on the right hand side of the boundary to an area of hard standing with off road parking for several vehicles. Double five bar gates open into a large rear courtyard and access to the original farm outbuildings including an open barn which is currently used as a car port with parking and storage for further vehicles.


Mains water and electricity are connected with Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band for this property through Sedgemoor District Council is: F (2127).


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for the property is BS28 4DH. From our Wedmore office in The Borough, turn right into Grants Lane and at the mini roundabout, turn left. Travel up Billings Hill heading out of Wedmore. The property will be a short distance along on the left hand side. Our FOR SALE board will be outside.

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.