Barrow Hill Barn, PANBOROUGH, Wells, Somerset
Barrow Hill Barn is an attractive five bedroom detached barn conversion set in a larger than average plot and benefitting from wonderful views from the private rear garden. Converted around 25 years ago, this charming property has been extended and improved throughout by the current owners to a very high standard. The accommodation includes a triple aspect sitting room and a kitchen breakfast room. The impressive rear extension added a stunning dining room and a sun room. The attractive dining room features bi-fold doors the width of the room and a vaulted ceiling. Both rooms lead out to the garden and enjoy the views. On the lower ground floor there are two double bedrooms, both with en suites. There is another bedroom on this level as well as another two bedrooms on the first floor, all three serviced by the stunning family bathroom. The spacious plot features an attractive front garden with mature planting. The rear garden is extremely private and takes in some wonderful countryside views, including Glastonbury Tor. Arranged over three levels, the garden has a private patio area and various seating areas. Mainly laid to lawn with a selection of established plants and mature fruit trees. An electric five bar gate at the front encloses the gravelled drive which has off road parking for several cars. This leads to the detached double garage which has a remote up and over door.


The impressive reception hall has a vaulted ceiling, stone flooring and stairs leading to the first floor with storage under. Steps also take you down to three of the bedrooms, two with en suites. Leading off the hall is a walk in pantry which also has space and plumbing for a washing machine. Wooden double glazed window to the front aspect.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Fitted with a range of wall and base units with worktops over. Large larder unit to match with pull out drawer. One and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over and a waste disposal unit. Water softener and water filter unit installed. Integrated dishwasher and space for an upright fridge and freezer. Integrated induction hob with an extractor hood over and double Neff ovens at eye level. Extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Measures 16' 3" x 15' 3" (4.95m x 4.65m) with exposed ceiling beams and recessed down lighting. Two wooden double glazed units to the front.<br/><br/>Steps then lead up to the:

Sitting Room

This cosy triple aspect room measures an impressive 20' 3" x 15' 8" (6.17m x 4.78m at its widest points) with wooden double glazed windows to the front, side and rear. Some of the charming features include a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and an Inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. Wall lights and dimmable spotlights. Access to a boarded roof space.<br/><br/>Back to the kitchen and a glazed door leading out to the recent extension and the:

Dining Room

This wonderful space was added by the current owners in 2010. Bi-folding doors the width of the room open out to the garden and take in the uninterrupted countryside views. The vaulted ceiling has a pair of solar powered remote operated Velux roof windows on both sides. Measures 19' 5" x 15' 5" (5.92m x 4.70m) with under floor heating, separate to the heating system. Additional door out to the patio area at the side. Exposed stone wall and open plan to the:

Sun Room

This spacious area measures 15' 1" x 9' 3" (4.60m x 2.82m) and also enjoys lovely countryside views. French doors lead out to the garden. Some exposed stone walls and tiled flooring. <br/><br/>Back to the reception hall and three steps down to the:

Master Bedroom

Measures 16' 5" x 13' 6" (5.00m maximum x 4.11m) with French doors out to the private rear garden. Fitted wardrobes along one wall and some exposed ceiling beams. Wall lights.<br/><br/>Door to:

Master En Suite

Fully tiled walk in shower cubicle. Counter top with recessed 'his and hers' wash hand basins. Mirrored cabinet with adjustable lighting and Bluetooth speaker. Wall hung WC with a concealed cistern. Recessed down lighting and a marble tiled floor. Programmable electrically heated towel rail. Obscure double glazed window to the rear.

Bedroom Two

This charming double bedroom measures 15' 1" x 12' 11" (4.60m x 3.94m) and is fitted with a range of fitted wardrobes along one wall. Exposed ceiling beams and a wooden double glazed window to the side.<br/><br/>Door to:

En Suite Shower Room

Fitted with a corner shower cubicle, low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls. Electrically heated towel radiator and a double glazed window to the front.

Bedroom Three

This 'L' shaped bedroom measures 11' 5" x 11' 2" (3.48m x 3.40m) could also be used a study. Some exposed ceiling beams and a wooden double glazed window to the front. <br/><br/>Off the reception hall is the:

Family Bathroom

This modern recently fitted bathroom has a deep Duravit bath tub with a central mixer tap over. Separate walk in shower cubicle and a wall hung WC with a concealed cistern. Modern counter top sink with a mixer tap over and storage under. Mirrored cabinet with adjustable lighting and Bluetooth speaker. Measures 9' 2" x 7' 8" (2.79m x 2.34m) with fully tiled walls and flooring. Modern upright towel radiator and recessed down lighting.<br/><br/>Back to the reception hall and stairs leading up to the:


The galleried landing over looks the lower ground floor area and has a velux roof window on one side taking in lovely views.

Bedroom Four

Measures 15' 2" x 12' 10" (4.62m x 3.91m with some restricted head height) with a wooden double glazed window to the side with views and fitted cupboards either side.

Bedroom Five

Currently used as a study and measures 12' x 7' 7" (3.66m x 2.31m) with a low level wooden double glazed window to the front. Wall lights.


The garden at the front is enclosed by low level fencing and is mainly covered by mature planting. The larger than average rear garden can be accessed from a gate from the gravelled drive as well as doors from the dining room, sun room and master bedroom. Mainly laid to lawn and arranged over three levels, the garden is extremely private and takes in fantastic uninterrupted countryside views, including Glastonbury Tor. There is a large patio at the side and various other seating areas. Plenty of established plants and mature fruit trees, including Plum, Quince, Apple, Greengage and Pear. A greenhouse, log store and two sheds, one with electricity. Two outside water taps, a plant/greenhouse watering system and various outdoor electrical sockets.

Detached Double Garage and Parking

Measures 23' 10" x 18' 6" (7.3m x 5.7m) and fitted with a remote operated up and over door, power and light. From the lane, remote controlled electric double five bar wooden gates open on to the gravelled drive. There is off road parking in front and behind the gates for several cars.

Services and Location

Mains electricity, water and private drainage with a shared waste treatment plant. Oil fired boiler, recently installed. Solar panels providing a significant income. NACOSS alarm fitted. The council tax band through Mendip District Council is: 'G'. For the purpose of planning your journey, the postcode is: BA5 1PN, satnav use Barrow Causeway Wells. You will find our 'for sale' board on the road just outside.

About the Area

Panborough is a small hamlet conveniently located between Wedmore and The City of Wells with a pub restaurant (currently closed as for sale). There is a very active village nearby in Theale with a village hall, church and a play area. It is a friendly, lively community with an annual flower show, a monthly film club and a Saturday morning café. The Saxon village of Wedmore is a thriving village approximately three miles away with a wide range of shops including a newsagent, a butcher and chemist. Various independent shops and boutiques, three pubs/restaurants and tea rooms. Four miles in the other direction is Wells, the smallest City in England offering a wide range of shopping and amenities including various supermarkets. Within easy reach of Panborough there are a wide range of social and sporting clubs and various cultural societies. Excellent state and independent schools nearby, most with buses available.