Sunnydale, Redmans Hill, BLACKFORD, Wedmore, Somerset
Sunnydale is a grade II listed regency house which has been completely refurbished by the current owner. Recent alterations included the introduction of a stunning new kitchen breakfast room, perfect for modern day family living. Whilst this large family home has been updated throughout, this spacious, light and airy property retains many period features including cast iron fireplaces, lancet style windows and shutters, ornate ceiling plasterwork, dado and picture rails and intricate decorative architraves. Other improvements include a new roof, a new heating and plumbing system and the introduction of solar panels to heat the water. The house is located in quiet semi-rural setting on the edge of the village and within easy reach of Wedmore. On the ground floor there are four receptions rooms, a kitchen breakfast room, utility and laundry room. On the first floor there are five double bedrooms, the master with a new en suite. The family bathroom is also refitted with modern furniture an fittings. Attractive gardens surround the property in a plot thought to be 0.75 of an acre. In addition to the main home there is a detached barn with a games room above a garage and workshop.

Ground Floor Accommodation

The stunning RECEPTION HALLWAY is a real feature of this lovely family home and measures an impressive 20' 5" x 10' 6" with a cherry wood handrail on the staircase that leads to the first floor. There are attractive period details and a black & white checkerboard tiled floor. All four receptions rooms lead off the reception hall including the SITTING ROOM which is a wonderful dual aspect room measuring 18' 8" x 14' 11" with attractive full height windows opening out to the side and front aspects, both with original shutters. There is also an attractive marble fireplace and lovely ceiling cornices. As impressive is the DINING ROOM which is another well proportioned room measuring 18' 7" x 15' 9". Again, with full height windows opening out to the front garden and with original shutters and further original features. The feature cast iron fireplace is flanked by two lovely arched alcoves. There is also a butlers pantry. The FAMILY ROOM measures 15' 1 x 14' 3" with a lovely full height window with original shutters and a window seat and looking out to the garden at the side. An open fire with a wood burning stove (not connected) and wood flooring. The STUDY is another light room with a large full height window with shutters and looking out to the rear. Measuring 12' 6" x 11' 4" this room could also be used as a playroom and leads in to the most impressive KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM. 'L' Shaped and measuring 24' 6" x 22' 5" this stunning room is well suited to modern family living with a kitchen, dining space and a seating area. The kitchen has a range of bespoke painted wooden wall and base units with granite work tops over. The large central island has two inset sinks with a mixer tap over and an integrated dishwasher. Range cooker with a fitted extractor hood over and an integrated fridge and freezer. The kitchen area has a tiled floor, a varied selection of modern lighting and is dual aspect with windows to both sides of the property as well as a stable door opening out to the rear. The dining area has a wooden floor, ample space for a table and chairs and a full height window to the front elevation. The day to day entrance is at the rear of the property and directly into the UTILITY ROOM which measures 14' 10" x 9' 10". Upgraded and improved with a range of modern wall and base units, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is plenty of storage, access to the back staircase and a door leading into the LAUNDRY ROOM. Also off of the reception hallway is the DOWNSTAIRS WC and the CELLAR which offers excellent storage facilities and measures 13' 6" x 12' 11".

First Floor Accommodation

The LANDING offers access to the very large loft which is fully insulated and partly boarded. There are windows to the front and rear as well as access at the rear to the back staircase from a galleried landing area. Many rooms lead off of the landing including the MASTER BEDROOM measuring 16' 3" x 14' 6". Refurbished along with the rest of the house this is an impressive, light and spacious dual aspect room. Two large windows, both with window seats and original shutters and two contemporary radiators. A door leads in to the EN SUITE 9' 11" x 4' 11" which was refitted with modern units and fittings around three years ago. BEDROOM TWO measures 15' 1" x 14' 4" with a large window to the rear and two fitted cupboards. This room can be accessed from two different areas of the landing. BEDROOM THREE measures 13' 8" x 12' 7" with a window to the front of the house and a feature fireplace. BEDROOM FOUR is another spacious double bedroom. Measuring 12' 0" x 10' 7" with a window to the side with a window seat, built in triple wardrobe with storage above. BEDROOM FIVE 11' 8" x 8' 1" has a full height window to the front aspect. The FAMILY BATHROOM is another room completely refurbished around three years ago. Fitted with a wooden panelled bath with shower attachment over and a separate shower cubicle. There are also twin counter top wash hand basins on a wooden units with cupboards under, a low level WC and wood panelling to dado height. Measuring 14' 1" x 10' 10" with wooden flooring and two windows to the rear aspect.

Detached Barn Conversion

The converted barn is now adapted as one large storage room, which can also be used as a garage with a workshop area. It has a part flagstone floor, double wooden doors at the front and pedestrian doors to the side. A timber staircase lead to the first floor: GAMES ROOM: 24' 11" x 14' 8" with windows, exposed beams, a laminate timber floor and an electric wall heater.


The front path to the house leads through a mature lawned garden which continues to the side where there is a brook and a beautiful weeping beech. A doorway in a high stone wall leads into the lawned rear garden where there is a sunny terrace and vegetable garden. A gravelled courtyard at the rear of the house provides ample parking for at least 3 cars and is approached by a side lane. There are many mature plants and shrubs in this beautiful private garden which is well suited to a family with adventurous children or garden enthusiasts.

Services and Location

Mains electricity, water and drainage. A new Oil fired central heating boiler providing the heating and hot water has been installed. Solar panels also provide hot water. The council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: G. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS28 4NQ.

About the Property

Sunnydale is a grade II listed Regency home. The property has been completely upgraded and improved throughout by the current owner including rearranging the layout. This included a completely new kitchen breakfast room and replacing the old kitchen with a fourth reception room. The new kitchen was installed around three years ago, around the same time as the family bathroom, en suite and downstairs WC were replaced with new modern fixtures and fittings. Other improvements have included a new boiler along with new plumbing throughout, all installed around three years ago. Solar panels have also been installed providing hot water. The roof was replaced in 2016.

About the Area

Blackford is a traditional village with a church, a popular pub, a village hall and a very active community. Nearby is the thriving village of Wedmore with a range of shops including essentials such as the village store and newsagent, a butcher and a chemist. There are a range of individual shops, boutiques and galleries as well as pub restaurants and tea rooms. There are a wide range of clubs and societies with most cultural and sporting activities catered for in the 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 the schools in Taunton. 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.