Manor Barn, Manor Lane, WEDMORE, Somerset
A unique opportunity to purchase a large family home in one of the most sought after roads in Wedmore and just a short distance to the centre of the village. Manor Barn has been completely improved and updated by the current owners and now offers versatile accommodation equally well suited to a large family, downsizers looking for a home with ground floor bedrooms or dual occupancy. Overlooking the rear garden is a wonderful kitchen/breakfast/family room. There is also a very spacious dining room and a large living room. The property wraps itself around the south facing garden with all of the reception rooms enjoying views of the rear. Overall there are five double bedrooms and five bathrooms with three of the double bedrooms and bathrooms on the ground floor level. There is also a fully self contained one bedroom annexe connected to the property. The fully enclosed and private garden is arranged over two levels and takes in lovely views of the village including St Marys Church. There is a single garage at both ends of the property as well as off road parking at the front.

Entrance Hall

23' 7" x 6' 6" (7.19m x 1.98m at its widest points) Painted wooden front door into a spacious hallway with ceramic tiled floor laid throughout most of the ground floor. Coat hanging recess and period style cast iron radiators. Two wall light points and two ceiling lights. Two windows to the front elevation.

Kitchen/ Breakfast and Family Room

31' 11" x 18' 7" (9.73m x 5.66m) A wonderful day to day living space with floor to ceiling glazing along one wall enjoying views out to the garden. At the far end is the family room area with a range of 'Neptune' built in wall cupboards and book shelving with space for a wall mounted TV and plenty of room for a sofa. The kitchen area is arranged with a generous amount of matching base cupboards with drawer units to include a wine rack, a pull out tray and chopping board storage. Spacious fitted larder cupboard and granite work surfaces. Gas fired Stoves range cooker and a stainless steel hood with an integrated extractor. There is a central island unit with an inset double Belfast style sink with a chrome mixer tap over. Integrated microwave and dishwasher. Plenty of room for a large table and chairs. Cast iron radiators and a selection of ceiling lights and recessed down lighting.<br/><br/>Door out to:

Utility Room

10' 3" x 5' 2" (3.12m x 1.57m) From the kitchen through to the rear lobby area and Utility Room with a further door out to the garage. Stairs lead to the first floor accommodation. Range of base and wall cupboards with an oak work surface over and an inset ceramic sink with a chrome mixer tap. Double doors conceal the plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Door to:

Ground Floor Bathroom

7' 6" x 6' 6" (2.29m x 1.98m) 'P' shaped bath with overhead shower and chrome taps. Low level WC and counter top circular bowl wash hand basin with a cupboard under. Chrome ladder style radiator. Shaver point. Recessed down lighting. Tiled floor and to the water sensitive areas.<br/><br/>Also off the utility room is the:

Living Room

18' 10" x 13' 5" (5.74m x 4.09m) A very light and spacious room with two pairs of doors open out on to the sunny terrace beyond with floor to ceiling glazing. A wonderful vaulted 'A' frame ceiling with feature original hay store door. Two velux roof lights. Wall lights fitted with three ceiling light points. Cast iron radiators and a ceramic tiled floor to match the kitchen area.<br/><br/>Door out to the:

Bedroom Two

13' 10" x 13' 10" (4.22m x 4.22m) Two double fitted wardrobes. Wooden boarded ceiling. Floor to ceiling windows lazing overlook the rear garden. Recessed down lighting and a radiator. Door to:

En Suite Shower Room

8' 9" x 5' 2" (2.67m x 1.57m) Velux roof light. Double shower tray and fitted with an electric shower. Tiled floor and tiling to the water sensitive areas. Ceramic sink and mixer tap with cupboard under. Chrome ladder style radiator. Shaver point.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and a door to:

Dining Room

12' 4" x 14' 1" (3.76m x 4.29m) Two windows overlook the rear garden. Ceiling light point, wall lights and recessed down lighting. Cast iron radiator.<br/><br/>Also off the hall is the:

Guest Bedroom (Three)

14' 1" x 12' 3" (4.29m x 3.73m) Range of fitted wardrobes. Recess with a pedestal wash hand basin. Window to the rear elevation. Recessed down lighting and a radiator. Door to:

En Suite Bathroom

5' 6" x 5' 7" (1.68m x 1.70m) Bath with decorative side panel and chrome taps over. Low level WC. Window with views to the garden. Radiator and an extractor fan.<br/><br/>At the end of the hall a door leads out to a rear hallway with stairs leading to some of the first floor accommodation. Off the rear hall a door to:

Bedroom Four

17' 11" x 12' (5.46m x 3.66m at its widest points) Bay window to the front elevation with open views. Double fitted wardrobe. Radiator.<br/><br/>Also off the rear hallway and seen to service bedroom four is:

Shower Room

8' 6" x 4' 9" (2.59m x 1.45m) Window to the front elevation. Fully tiled shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Radiator and a shaver point. <br/><br/>From the rear hall stairs lead up to the:

Master Bedroom

15' 4" x 9' 8" (4.67m x 2.95m) The stairs initially lead up to a dressing area with a door into the dual aspect bedroom with breath taking open countryside views to the front and side elevations. Range of built in wardrobes and cupboards. Radiator. A door from the dressing area also leads into the:


9' 2" x 7' (2.79m x 2.13m) Window to the front elevation with countryside views. Free standing claw foot bath with a wall mounted shower attachment and rigid shower screen. Low level WC and wash hand basin with cupboards under. Radiator and chrome towel rail combination. Tiling to the water sensitive areas. Recessed down lighting.<br/><br/>Also on the first floor although accessed from the utility area is:

Study Area

11' 7" x 9' 5" (3.53m x 2.87m) A versatile light area currently used as a study. Velux roof light, an exposed beam and with under eaves storage. Door into:

Bedroom Five

13' 3" x 9' 9" (4.04m x 2.97m) Attractive sloping ceiling with an exposed oak beam and a velux roof window. Doors to under eaves storage. Radiator.


Wooden stable door into the entrance hall with a tiled floor and open plan to the:


12' 11" x 11' 2" (3.94m x 3.40m) Range of wall and base cupboards with wooden work surfaces over. Inset ceramic sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap. Neff oven with extractor hood over and a halogen hob. Vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling beams and a velux roof window. Space for a fridge/freezer. Tiled floor and a pull up breakfast bar. Door to:

Sitting Room

11' 10" x 11' (3.61m x 3.35m) Double doors open on to the sunny patio at the front of the property. Range of 'Neptune' designed built in cupboards and shelving with space for a wall mounted TV. Two cast iron period style radiators. Ceiling and wall lighting.

Annexe Bedroom

9' 9" x 8' 8" (2.97m x 2.64m) A range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards with a space for a double bed and concealed down lighting above. Window to the front elevation with countryside views. Recessed down lighting.

Annexe Bathroom

5' 7" x 6' (1.70m x 1.83m) A 'D' shaped bath with a wall mounted shower over and a rigid shower screen. Wash hand basin with cupboards under and a low level WC. Combination radiator and towel rail. Loft access. Two wall light points.


A real feature of the property is a south facing garden arranged over two levels and taking in the wonderful views of the village including St Mays Church. The property wraps itself around the garden creating a truly special and very private. The level lawn at ground floor level is surrounded by a shingle and paved path with stone steps up to another fully walled garden. Here you look up to the church behind. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with an area on one side with fruit trees and a raised vegetable area. The garden is very mature and well stocked with a variety of roses, shrubs and herbaceous planting. There is also a useful greenhouse, shed and garden store.

Garages and Parking

From the drive there are two Garages: one for the main house measuring: 15' x 13'9" (4.595m x 4.171m) and a second for the annexe: 18'10" x 11'7"(5.748m x 3.529m) which has an electrically operated door and houses the independent gas fired central heating boiler. There is also ample parking to the front of the property.

Services and Location

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are all connected. The council tax band for this property through Sedgemoor District Council is band: G. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS28 4EL. From our Wedmore office travel along The Borough until you reach The Village Hall and then turn left into Manor Lane. Manor Barn is a short distance along on the left hand side.

About the Area

The thriving village of Wedmore has a range of shops including essentials such as a newsagents and general store, butchers, chemist fishmonger and 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 sate and independent schools locally including Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexey's Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Local independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Millfield and Taunton School. The property is within easy reach of the M5 and Highbridge railway station with regular trains to Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol International Airport is approximately 17 miles north.