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Upper Weare Farm, Sparrow Hill Way, WEARE, Axbridge, Somerset
875,000
Upper Weare Farm is a substantial five bedroom grade II listed farmhouse set in lovely garden and grounds approaching four and a half acres. In addition to the main accommodation there is a fully self contained one bedroom annexe. This attractive family home has been updated and improved throughout by the current owners whilst retaining many of the original features. Conveniently located in the popular village of Weare and just a short distance from the centre of Wedmore with all amenities. The versatile property has a spacious kitchen and breakfast room, a dining room, sitting room and utility. On the first floor there is a master bedroom suite, four further bedrooms and a family bathroom. A door from the hallway leads into the annexe which also has its own front door and offers ideal accommodation for an elderly relative or potential income. Well suited to equestrian use with formal gardens at the rear and fields beyond with separate access from the road. There is also a two story barn, outbuildings and a detached double garage as well as off road parking.

Main Accommodation

The front of this attractive property is enclosed by a stone wall with a gate and path leading to the wooden front door. The hallway is spacious with access in to the living room and dining room. The staircase leads to the first floor accommodation and a door from the hall also offers access into the self contained annexe. The large living room has an open fireplace and a full length window leading out to the rear garden. The dining room can be accessed from the living room and the hallway and has a wonderful large open fireplace and further original features including a heavy exposed ceiling beam. From the dining room a door leads out to the open plan kitchen and breakfast room areas. The kitchen has been refitted with a range of cream painted wooden wall and base units with granite work tops over and a large walk in pantry. There is a central island to match with a breakfast bar on the end. There is an integrated dishwasher and a blue oil fired Aga. The window at the rear looks out to the established garden. The tiled floor extends into the breakfast room area, which like the dining room has a feature open fireplace with heavy beam over and an exposed ceiling beam. From the breakfast area a door leads out to the large utility room and downstairs WC. This also offers access to the side of the house and the double garage and off road parking. Stairs from the entrance hall lead up to the first floor accommodation and a spacious landing with doors leading to all five double bedrooms and plenty of storage in the fitted cupboards at either end. The family bathroom has an attractive freestanding roll top bath with claw feet as well as a separate shower. The spacious master bedroom suite has a large en suite with a bath and separate shower as well as ample fitted wardrobes and storage. Overall at just over 4600 square feet Upper Weare Farm is a very spacious family home with lots of charm and character well suited to modern day family living.

Self Contained Annexe

The fully self contained annexe can also be accessed from the entrance hall of the main accommodation. There is a front door to the side of the house leading into a spacious and light hall with plenty of storage cupboards. From the hall you have access to all of the rooms including the light and airy sitting room overlooking the main garden. There is a very good size double bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall and base units, a stainless steel sink and drainer unit and has a fitted electric cooker. There is ample space for a table and chairs. This versatile one bedroom annexe is equally well suited to buyers looking to achieve an income from a holiday let or those in need of attached accommodation for a member of family.

Gardens and Paddock

A stone wall and wooden gate fully enclose the front of this attractive grade II listed farmhouse. To the side a wooden five bar gate opens on the drive with a gate leading to the formal gardens at the rear which includes a large patio across the back of the property. A barn on the side has a wood store, a private recess seating area and a potting shed. The large and attractive rear garden is partly wall enclosed and is well stocked with mature shrubs and established trees. The formal gardens and the additional land are divided by a bridge across a small ditch. The land is also accessed by a drive along the side of the property. There are two vehicular access points from this drive opening into the paddock which is enclosed by mature hedging and trees.

Double Garage and Parking

Detached double garage measuring 34' x 27' with a large up and over door and a pedestrian door on one side. Fitted with power and light with a workshop area as well as ample storage. In addition to the garage the wooden five bar gate at the front opens on to the drive with off road parking for at least three cars.

Outbuildings

Attached to the side of the property is a two storey stone built barn. Measuring 32' x 12' the ground floor space is currently used as a stable but the entire building could be converted (STPP). Off the drive there is a greenhouse and a door leading into a small barn currently used as a wood store on one side and a potting shed and an attractive recessed seating area on the other.

Services and Location

Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. The council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: G. The postcode for this property is: BS26 2LA.

About the Area

Weare is in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the south side of the Mendip Hills. The general area is well known for its leisure opportunities including walking, riding, sailing and golf. There is also a leisure centre in Cheddar. Coupled with these facilities there is a church in the village and a selection of country pubs in nearby villages. The property is in the catchment area for Kings of Wessex in Cheddar, Hugh Sexey Middle School and the nearby first school in Weare. Wedmore, Cheddar, Winscombe and Axbridge are all within driving distance, where there are more shopping, social and recreational facilities. The cities of Bristol, Bath and Wells are all within driving distance, and there is access to the M5. Bristol International Airport is along the A38.