Crate Farm, THEALE, Wedmore, Somerset
Crate Farm is a superbly well presented period property located in a popular village just outside of Wedmore. This 17th century former farmhouse was extended in the past to cerate a spacious family home. Refurbished in recent years, whilst retaining many of the original features. This charming semi detached home is presented to a very high standard throughout including the kitchen and dining room which was only refurbished around three years ago. Both the family room and the sitting room are spacious reception room with lots of lovely features including wooden windows with original shutters, fireplaces and exposed ceiling beams and timbers. There is also a garden/playroom with doors opening out to the rear garden. There are five double bedrooms including the master bedroom with an suite shower room. The attractive dual aspect family bathroom is spacious and light and again, fitted and presented to a very high standard. The gardens are mainly to the rear with lots of mature trees and established plants in what is a private but open and sunny area. There are raised vegetable beds on one side and a detached garage and workshop with potential, subject to planning. In addition to the garage there are multiple parking spaces. In total the plot is thought to be around 0.33 of an acre.

Ground Floor Accommodation

Day to day access to the property is from the drive at the rear with a path leading to a wooden stable door and into the RECEPTION HALL. The attractive rear hall is spacious and light with a wooden staircase leading to the first floor accommodation with a storage area underneath. Exposed stone wall on one side and flag stone flooring. A heavy wooden door leads into the main hall at the front of the property. Further period features including exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers. Off of the rear reception hallway a door lead into the KITCHEN DINING ROOM which was refurbished around three years ago measures 22' 3 x 12' 3. A range of bespoke hand made wooden wall and base units with granite work tops over and splash backs to match. Double Belfast sink with a mixer tap over and a British Racing Green oil fired Aga with an electric companion and a fitted extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher and a dresser to match the kitchen units. The dining area has ample space for a table and chairs and a door opening into a under stairs storage area. Natural stone flooring and recessed down lighting. Two large windows over look the rear garden with views beyond and a stable door opens out to the side. A step up and double doors then open into the UTILITY ROOM with a fully tiled and fitted WET ROOM leading off. The utility has wall and base units, a stainless steel sink and drainer units and ample space for a free standing fridge freezer. A Belfast sink sits on brick pillars. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for an electric cooker. Large window to the front elevation, a tiled floor and a door into the Family room. This cosy day to day reception room measures 16' 5 x 14' 11 and has a feature Inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove with a heavy wooden beam over. Window with original shutters facing the front aspect. Exposed ceiling beams and double doors opening in to the kitchen as well as into the SITTING ROOM. The impressive sitting room measures 18' 7 x 17' 5 and has a large open fire on a raised flagstone hearth. Another room with a window facing the south facing front elevation with original shutters and exposed ceiling beams. From here double doors open into the light and spacious GARDEN/PLAYROOM at the rear of the house with an open view of the garden and the countryside beyond. Measuring 20' 1 x 9' 1 there are a range of fitted storage cupboards on both sides of the room. A sloping ceiling with exposed timbers and a step back up into the rear hall with stairs leading to the:

First Floor Accommodation

The 'T' shaped landing has doors to all five of the bedrooms and the family bathroom. At the rear of the property is the MASTER BEDROOM measuring 18' 8 x 12' 3 with two dormer windows overlooking the rear garden and taking in views of the countryside including the Mendips in the distance. Range of fitted wardrobes along one wall with storage above. A door leads into the MASTER EN SUITE with a fully tiled corner shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin unit with storage under, a low level WC, chrome ladder style radiator and recessed own lighting. BEDROOM TWO in number order only measures 11' 10 x 11' 3 and faces the front elevation with views of the fields opposite. BEDROOM THREE measures 12' 10 x 9' 7 and is another double bedroom with a window to the front elevation. BEDROOM FOUR is a large and impressive dual aspect double bedroom. Measuring 17' 7 x 14' 11 with windows to the front and rear, both with countryside views and a cast iron fireplace with a wooden surround (not working). BEDROOM FIVE measures 12' 4 x 9' 2 and is currently used as a study with a window to the rear elevation with lovely views. The FAMILY BATHROOM is a lovely room with a freestanding roll top bath with a hand held shower attachment over. Measuring a spacious 15' 11 x 9' 9 there is also a low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Further features include exposed wooden floorboards and wood panelling to dado height. Dual aspect with windows to the front and side, there is also a cast iron fireplace (not working).


Steps from the road and a path lead up to the traditional front door of the property. The front garden either side of the path is laid to lawn. The path continues to a gate at the side which leads around to the side and rear of the property. The gardens at the rear are large in size and mainly laid to lawn with a patio area with ample space for an outside table and chairs. Whilst the rear garden is open and sunny they are also private and fully enclosed. They back onto fields at the far end with views towards the Mendip Hills in the distance. There is a further area to the side of the house and a small raised area with vegetable beds. In total the plot is though to extend to 0.33 of an acre.

Garage and Parking

The property is approached from the rear via a driveway leading to the detached double garage and workshop which has an up and over door at the front. Behind the garage there is a purpose built room which has been used as a workshop/office. There is power, light, electric heaters and a telephone line installed as well a water supply. There is also plenty of storage in the loft space. This building offers plenty of potential as a holiday let or an annexe, if required and subject to planning permission. The garage measures 18' x 14' 6 and the workshop/office area measures 14' 4 x 11' 11. In addition to the garage there is off road parking for at least four cars.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage and an oil fired boiler servicing the heating and hot water. The floor mounted boiler is located in the Utility room. The Aga in the kitchen is dual fuel. It is fired by oil with an electric companion. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: E.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS28 4SR. From Wedmore drive into Theale turn left off the Wells Road into Yeo More Drove. The first drive on your right leads round the back of Crate Farm with parking in front and next to the detached garage directly in front of you.

About the Area

Theale itself has a Church and Village Hall and enjoys lively community activities. Within a short drive is Wedmore which is a thriving Village with a range of shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher, chemist, individual shops and boutiques as well as pub restaurants and tea rooms. There are also a wide range of clubs and societies with most cultural and sporting activities catered for in the nearby area. There are excellent state and independent schools locally including Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexey Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Local Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and the Taunton School's. The property is within easy distance of the M5 and Highbridge & Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol international airport is approximately 17 miles north.