Woodbine Farm, 144 Brent Street, BRENT KNOLL, Somerset
CHARMING PERIOD PROPERTY WITH A DETACHED COTTAGE PROVIDING AN INCOME, ALL SET IN A ONE ACRE PLOT ..... Woodbine Farm is a charming grade II listed period property which has been extensively improved and upgraded by the current owners. On the ground floor there are three spacious receptions and a large kitchen dining room with a bigger than excepted utility room leading off. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, the master with an en suite and the family bathroom. In addition to the main home there is also an attractive detached 'one up, one down' cottage with a kitchen and bathroom at the rear, ideally suited as a holiday let or for elderly relatives. There are a range of outbuildings and the plot is thought to measure around an acre of land, half of which are well landscaped formal gardens. The outbuildings include a large carport and workshop with the large gravelled drive behind electric gates from the road leading around the back of the property offering parking for several cars.

Ground Floor

The spacious ENTRANCE HALL measures 25' 11" x 6' 8" (7.90m x 2.03m at its widest points) and immediately offers a sense of the charm and character which is evident throughout. Some flagstone flooring and stairs leading up to the first floor. At the rear the heavy wooden front door leads out to the garden. Door to the SITTING ROOM which measures 17' 5" x 13' (5.31m x 3.96m). Dual aspect, this 'cosy' room has a fireplace housing a wood burning stove and windows to the front and side aspects. The DINING ROOM is another spacious front aspect reception room with attractive features and measures 14' 2" x 13' (4.32m x 3.96m). Also off the entrance hall is the SNUG. Measuring 17' 5" x 10' 11" (5.31m x 3.33m) and currently used as a study with a large wood burning stove and a deep storage cupboard. Dual aspect with a windows to the side and rear. The FAMILY ROOM is accessed from the hall as well as the dining room. Measuring 14' 3" x 10' 11" (4.34m x 3.33m) with exposed ceiling beams, tiled flooring, a window to the rear and open plan to the wonderful family KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM which measures an impressive 31' 10" x 9' (9.70m x 2.74m). The bespoke fitted kitchen includes a range of wall and base units with wooden work tops over and a double Belfast sink. Integrated dishwasher, space for a range style cooker and ample wall space for a freestanding fridge freezer. Whist the units and work top include a breakfast bar there is ample space for a table and chairs. Tiled floor, exposed ceiling beams and recessed down lighting. Downstairs WC with hand basin leading off, three windows overlooking the rear garden and a heavy wooden door offering access out to the rear drive and garden. A door leads out to the much larger than average UTILTY ROOM. Measuring an impressive 14' 10" x 10' 8" (4.52m x 3.25m) with wall and base units to match the kitchen. Integrated washing machine and tumble dryer. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a door out to the rear.

First Floor

Spacious and light split level LANDING area. The MASTER BEDROOM measures 14' 10" x 13' 6" (4.52m x 4.11m) with fitted wardrobes, a window to the front elevation and a door to the EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM. Fitted with a fully tiled double walk in shower, a wash hand basin and a low level WC. Chrome ladder style radiator and an obscure glazed window to the side. BEDROOM TWO also faces the front aspect and measures 13' 6" x 13' 3" (4.11m x 4.04m) with a fitted wardrobe. BEDROOM THREE has two sets of fitted wardrobes and measures 17' 11" x 11' 7" (5.46m x 3.53m). This spacious double bedroom has a window to the rear taking in wonderful views across the rear garden, the adjoining land and up to Brent Knoll. BEDROOM FOUR faces the front aspect and measures 9' 11" x 9' 8" (3.02m x 2.95m). The FAMILY BATHROOM is another example of the superbly well presented room is this impressive home. Measuring 11' 8" x 11' 6" (3.56m x 3.51m) this spacious and light room has a freestanding slipper bath with a mixer tap and hand held shower attachment over. Separate walk in shower, a wash hand basin and a low level WC. Wood flooring, recessed down lighting and a window to the rear aspect. Chrome towel radiator and a large airing cupboard.

The Cottage

This detached two storey building is a typical one up one down cottage and offers ideal additional accommodation for relatives or a reliable income from holiday letting. Entrance is directly into the LOUNGE/DINING which measures 16' 9" x 14' 6" (5.11m x 4.42m). Front facing with stairs to the first floor and a wood burning stove. Door out to the KITCHEN which measures 17' 7" x 5' 9" (5.36m x 1.75m). The fitted kitchen has a window and door out to a wall enclosed private garden area and a door to the downstairs SHOWER ROOM. Stairs from the sitting room lead up to the double BEDROOM which measures 16' 9" x 14' 6" (5.11m x 4.42m) and faces the front and rear aspects.


The gardens at Woodbine are in the main ‘walled gardens’. The property has many beautifully maintained and landscaped herbaceous borders. The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn. The drive continues to the rear of the property where the garden and grounds just keep opening up. There is a stunning large herbaceous border in the main house garden and a large vegetable plot and rose garden in the cottage gardens. There is a courtyard dining area, herbs are planted all around here for easy picking when barbecuing. Adjacent to this is a sauna and shower room and a large potting shed. Beyond the formal gardens there is an orchard, a large pond and an enclosed area with six large raised beds. In total the grounds which back on to fields and the slopes of the Knoll are thought to measure around 1.2 acres. In addition there is a timber built summer house that benefits from electric and water and is fully insulated. Also in the orchard is a field shelter, further summer house and a large chicken shed and run.


An electrically operated five bar gate from the road opens on the gravel drive that sweeps around the rear of the property. Another five bar gate opens to an area of off road parking and the open fronted barn offering covered parking. Attached is a secure workshop and an open fronted wood store and storage areas.

Services and Location

Mains electricity and water. Private drainage and an oil fired boiler providing heating and hot water. At the time of preparing these details the council tax bill through Sedgemoor District Council is: TBC. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: TA9 4BE.

About the Area

Brent Knoll is a charming village with a strong community. Within a few minutes walk are a well regarded primary school, 14th century church, village hall, post office, public house and store. Conveniently located for the A38 with easy access to Bristol and the motorway network with the M5 only 1.8 miles away. Bristol Airport is approximately 14 miles away. There is a choice of excellent independent and state secondary schools nearby.