Vole Road, MARK, Somerset
SUBSTANTIAL FAMILY HOME WITH A DETACHED SINGLE STOREY BUILDING WITH FULL PLANNING PERMISSION TO BUILD AN ADDITIONAL HOME ....... Willow Tree Farm is situated on a quiet country road and takes in wonderful open countryside views. This charming period farmhouse has parts dating back to the 1600's. The current owners have planning permission to convert the single storey brick built building into an additional three bedroom home. This could also be a project for investors who may wish to build the additional accommodation and then split it from the main home. Alternatively it could be built for a relative or as a holiday let providing an income. The plot in total is thought to be around 5 acres. The existing farmhouse offers five good size bedrooms, the master having a luxury mezzanine bathroom and walk in dressing room. Three receptions rooms, a study, large country kitchen, a utility room, a dining conservatory and four further bathrooms. Well suited to a family or investors and offered chain free.

Existing Accommodation

The wooden front door opens into an impressive reception hall with a wide turning staircase leading up to the galleried landing. Off the reception hall at the front are the two principal reception rooms. The sitting room measures 23' x 16' with a high beamed ceiling, an impressive stone inglenook fireplace and beam with a smaller inset stone fireplace with an open fire and a flagstone hearth. French doors lead out to a terrace area. The drawing room also faces the front aspect overlooking the large and impressive front gardens and measures 19' x 16' with a Victorian open fireplace and further period features.<br/><br/>Also off the reception hall is the dining area which is open plan to the lovely farmhouse kitchen measuring approx 18' x 12' and fitted with a range of bespoke wooden painted units with thick butcher block wooden worktops over. An enamel butlers sink with granite worktop and drainer. Large inglenook with inset Aga. A door then leads into the utility room which is a another spacious area with a sink unit and plenty of cupboard space and ample room for a washing machine, tumble drier and other free standing units. From the kitchen an archway leads into the Cathedral style conservatory with a brick fireplace (not working), stunning views and double doors leading to the garden terrace. Also off of the reception hall is a spacious study with a door out to the garden terrace and also a downstairs shower room.<br/><br/>Stairs from the reception hall lead up to the galleried split level landing measuring an impressive 16' 7" x 14' 1" and overlooking the front elevation with lovely countryside views. The dual aspect master bedroom has a high pitched ceiling with exposed beams and also benefits from stunning views to the front elevation. Measuring 23' x 16' with an exposed stone chimney breast and a door to the master en suite shower room and a timber built staircase leading up to the mezzanine bathroom with a free standing slipper bath with mixer shower. A door then leads into a walk in dressing room. In addition to the master bedroom suite there are a further four bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and the large family bathroom.

Triple Garage and Boiler Room

A long drive from the lane leads to the front of the property. Adjoining the house is a triple garage measuring 27' 7" x 14' 8" (8.41m x 4.47m) This large garage has three up and over doors and also provides the location for the Oil Tank and leads to the adjoining the Boiler Room measuring 16' x 8' with ample storage. In addition to the triple garage there is also a gravelled drive with additional parking for several cars, including being well suited to large vehicles like motor homes etc.

Single Storey Barn

The existing SINGLE STOREY BARN is brick built and has planning approved to be extended/demolished and rebuilt as a three bedroom residential property. The application number through Sedgemoor District Council is: 33/16/0015.


Willow Tree Farm dates back in parts to the 17th century and is situated in beautiful open countryside approached from a small lane. Electric gates open to a drive which leads to the farmhouse. There are gardens and paddocks and the property totals around 6 acres of land. In front of the house and to the east side are gardens and a covered terrace. To the rear there is a paved terraced area which runs under a timber pergola to a dining area which is sheltered by the brick built garage block. Beyond this is a gravelled courtyard with timber gates.

Services and Location

Mains electricity and water. Oil fired heating and hot water. Private drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: TBC. The postcode for this property is: TA9 4PE.

About the Area

The property is a short drive away from the village of Mark and within 7 miles of the popular village of Wedmore with a range of interesting and varied shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher, chemist etc. together with others usually only found in larger county towns, plus pubs, tea rooms and restaurants. Within easy reach there are a wide range of clubs and societies, cultural and most sporting activities are catered for. There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Hugh Sexeys Middle School which has an Outstanding 2007 Ofsted rating and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. The nearby Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield, Taunton School, King’s Bruton, All Hallows and Downside. The property is just over a mile from the M5 which gives access north and south. Just 4 miles away is Highbridge &#38; Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol airport is approximately 13 miles north.