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Oldford, Frome

£825,000 Guide Price


  • Ref: ALF_ALF3130
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Available
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2

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Property Summary

*A substantial 4 double bedroom house with separate 2-bedroom annexe*Gardens and grounds amounting to approx 2 acres including a large woodland area and former stone quarry with cave*Excellent potential for those looking for a self-contained annexe or investment/ AirBnB accommodation*

Full Details

*A substantial 4 double bedroom house with separate 2-bedroom annexe*Gardens and grounds amounting to approx 2 acres including a large woodland area and former stone quarry with cave*Excellent potential for those looking for a self-contained annexe or investment/ AirBnB accommodation*

Main house: Entrance porch, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, first floor landing, 4 double-sized bedrooms (one with ensuite), family bathroom. Annexe with 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom and WC, substantial grounds of approx 2 acres with ample parking, garaging,gardens and woodland

The property lies approximately two miles to the north of Frome in a semi-rural location less than a mile from the village of Beckington.  Frome is renowned for its range of independent shops, boutiques and restaurants and has a regular artisans market.  Nearby Beckington has a primary school, tea-room, church, village hall and two public houses.  The Georgian City of Bath lies approximately thirteen miles.  

Description:  Believed to have been built in 1890 adjacent to the site of a former small stone quarry this good-sized double symmetrical has a later built self contained annexe to the side which is currently occupied by a family member. This and the main house offers a number of options and with updating//modernisation work the annexe could provide a holiday let/air B&B or as a work space. Tucked away just off the Frome/Beckington road it is rare to find a property with so much land incorporating formal garden, a large woodland area adjoining fields and part of the former stone quarry which even incorporates a cave. The main house has upvc sealed double glazed windows which were replace less than 10 years ago and there is a gas supply to the house which is currently dis-connected but could be re-connected allowing one to change the heating system if required.

Accommodation:  All dimensions being approximate.

Main House: 

Entrance porch:  With electric radiator, UPVC double-glazed front door, Fifteen pane door through to:

Sitting Room:  13'9" x 12'1" (4.19m x 3.68m)  Enjoying dual-aspect with double-glazed windows to front and side elevation, an open fireplace, laminate floor, staircase rising to the first floor, understairs storage cupboard, door through to the kitchen/breakfast room and access through to:

Dining Room:  13'7" x 12'6" ( 4.14m x 3.81m)  plus a double-glazed bay window to the front elevation, electric radiator, open fireplace with a wood-burning stove and decorative wood surround.  Door through to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:  23'4" x 8'10" (7.11m x 2.69m)  With comprehensive range of white high-gloss fitted kitchen units with contrasting wood effect work surfaces comprising a stainless steel single drainer sink with adjacent work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, integrated electric double oven with a ceramic four-ring hob and extractor hood, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a refrigerator, range of eye-level cupboard units, two double-glazed windows to the rear elevation and a part-glazed door to:

Utility:  8'10" x 7'3"  (2.69m x 2.21m )  With double-glazed window to the side elevation and half-glazed door to the rear.

First Floor:  Landing with access through to an inner landing area.  Doors to:

Bedroom One:  13'8"x12'5" (4.17m x 3.78m)  With a double-glazed window to the front elevation and part-glazed door to an:  En-suite Cloakroom:  With white low-level WC and wash basin.

Bedroom Two:  13'8" x 12'2" (4.17m x 3.71m)  With an electric radiator and double-glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three:  15' x 8'10"  (4.57m x 2.69m )  With double-glazed windows to the front and rear elevation and an electric panel radiator.

Bedroom Four:  14' x 8'9"  (4.27m x 2.67m )  With double-glazed windows to the side and rear elevation and an electric panel radiator.

Family Bathroom:  With a white suite comprising panel bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC, electric radiator and obscure double-glazed windows to the front elevation.

The Annexe:

Entrance porch:  With a UPVC front door and further door to:

Lounge:  17'10" x 13'10" (5.44m x 4.22m)  With double-glazed windows to the side and front and access through to:

Inner Hall/Lobby:  With airing cupboard with a factory lagged hot water cylinder and doors to:

Bedroom One:  13'10" x 11'6" ( 4.22m x 3.51m)  With a double-glazed window.

Bedroom Two:  10'7" x 10' (3.23m x 3.05m)   With double-glazed window to side and rear elevation.

Separate WC:  With a white low-level suite, obscure double-glazed window.

Bathroom:  With a white suite comprising a panel bath with wall-mounted electric shower, pedestal wash basid and an obscure double-glazed window.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:  12'9" x 10' (3.89m x 3.05m) minimum, extending to 14'6"  (4.42m ) With range of oak-fronted fitted units comprising a stainless steel single drainer, one and a half bowl sink, adjacent work surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath incorporating an electric oven and ceramic four-ring hob, eye-level cupboard units incorporating extractor hood, space for a fridge and freezer, door to:

Boiler Cupboard:  Housing a redundant Potterton gas-fired boiler linked to radiators throughout the annexe.

Outside:  The property is approached via a sweeping graveled driveway with double, metal gates leading to a large graveled area of hard-standing and turning area adjacent to which there are two garages measuring 14'10" x 10'  (4.52m x 3.05m ) and 22'10" x 12'8" (6.96m x 3.86m).  The driveway extends towards the house.  Adjacent to the garages is the face of the former quarry adjacent to which is a hidden cave and extensive trees forming part of the woodland area.  Closer to the house and annexe there are areas laid mainly to lawn with trees to the front bordering the lane.  To the rear of the house is terraced lawn and access to the main area of land which is primarily deciduous woodland bordering fields and to the rear the Bonnyleigh woods.  A perimeter pathway provides a beautiful woodland walk within this secluded and beautiful space.

Viewing by Appointment:  Through the selling agents McAllisters: 01373 453592 

From our offices in Market Place proceed to the top of North Parade at the junction with Bath Road bear left and proceed out of Frome in this direction through Oldford and then take the turning left signposted Beckington and immediately on the left hand side will be the entrance to Bonnyleigh House.

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