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Wanstrow, Shepton Mallet

£850,000 Guide Price


  • Ref: ALF_ALF3177
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Available
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2

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Property Summary

*An individual 5 bedroom property with approximately 6 acres of paddock and gardens*Currently divided to create a 3 bedroom house with a 2 bedroom annexe*Tranquil location on the edge of a village*Requiring complete updating to create a substantial family home*No onward chain.

Full Details

*An individual 5 bedroom property with approximately 6 acres of paddock and gardens*Currently divided to create a 3 bedroom house with a 2 bedroom annexe*Tranquil location on the edge of a village*Requiring complete updating to create a substantial family home*No onward chain.

Spacious entrance hall, cloakroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, landing, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, separate annexe comprising 'L' shape kitchen/living/dining room, 2 further bedrooms and bathroom, garage/workshop building, paddock and formal gardens amounting to approximately 6 acres.

The property lies on the outskirts of Wanstrow accessed via a private lane off Church Street.  Neighbouring towns of Bruton and Frome both lie within a 7 mile radius and there is a regular direct line railway connection to London at Castle Cary (approximately 9 miles). The Georgian City of Bath lies approximately 18 miles.
Description:It is rare to find a property so tucked away as Wanstrow Grange.  Access via an unmade lane from Church Street the main paddock is bisected by the quarry railway, beyond which there is a further paddock, woodlands and formal gardens leading to this versatile detached property.  The house via a ground floor door has been divided to create a self-contained 2 bedroom annexe which is attached to the main house but could (subject to the usual planning consent) be reconfigured to create one larger dwelling. 

Accommodation:  All dimensions being approximate.

Main House:  
with glazed door and further glazed door to:
Entrance Hall:  with a tiled floor, radiator, cloaks cupboard, staircase descending to the kitchen/breakfast room and dining room, further staircase ascending to the upper floor.  Door to:
Cloakroom:  with a white suite, radiator and window.
Bathroom:  with a white suite comprising  a WC, bath, wash basin, radiator and window.
Living Room:  23'9 x 21'10" (7.24m x 6.65m) enjoying a double aspect with skirting radiators, a Jetmaster fire with decorative surround, and large french windows onto terrace.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room:  16'5" x 12'1" (5m x 3.68m) enjoying a double aspect with a range of base and wall cupboard units, tiled floor, oil-fired boiler and hot water cylinder.  Double radiator,Note: There is a doorway which connects to the annexe (currently blocked off).
Dining Room:  18' x 12' (5.49m x 3.66m)  enjoying a double aspect with French doors onto the garden and a fireplace with stone surround and a wood burning stove.  Double radiator.
First Floor:
Landing:  with a radiator, loft hatch and large window.  Doors to:
Bedroom One: 12'x11'3" (3.66m x 3.43m) with a wash basin, radiator, window overlooking rear terrace and wardrobe.
Bedroom Two:  12'1" x 10'7" (3.68m x 3.23m)with a wash basin, radiator and window to side.
Bedroom Three:  12'1" x 7'1" (3.68m x 2.16m) with a wash basin, radiator and window to side.
Kitchen/sitting/dining room: 10'1 x 9'6 (3.07m x 2.9m), 10'5" x 9'6" (3.18m x 2.9m), 16'6" x 10'5" (5.03m x 3.18m).  'L' shaped with a range of base units in the kitchen, double aspect, a wood-burning stove, central staircase, and night storage heaters.  
Bedroom One:  12'1" x 10'5" (3.68m x 3.18m) with dual aspect, night storage heater and wash basin.
Bathroom:  with panel bath, wash basin, and separate WC.
Bedroom Two:  10'1" x 9'6" (3.07m x 2.9m) with double aspect.
Land and Gardens:  The property is approached via an unmade track off Church Street Wanstrow, which bisects a paddock amounting to approximately three acres.  There are double gates across the railway line which then in turn leads to a further area of ground to the left hand side, and small wooded area immediately to the right with a garage/workshop, and opposite to this a driveway leading to Wanstrow Grange.  To the east of the property there is a pond and more formal gardens bordering open fields. The grounds amount to  approximately six acres in total, and there is a right of access for the benefit of the adjacent farmland from the lane.
Viewing by Appointment with the dual Selling Agents:  McAllisters on 01373 453592 and Cooper and Tanner on 01373 455060
Directions:  From our offices in the Market Place proceed to the top of Bath Street.  At the mini-roundabout carry straight across into Butts Hill which in turn becomes The Butts.  At the next roundabout carry straight across and out of Frome in this direction having gone straight across at the Sainsbury's roundabout.  On reaching the bypass take the second exit towards Nunney, at the Nunney Catch roundabout take the first exit towards Wanstrow, on entering the village on the A359/Station Road take the turning right into Church Street and after leaving the village there is a small gate and track on the left hand side which leads to the Grange.
Safety Notice:Access to The Grange involves crossing a railway line and it is imperative that you use the phone adjacent to the first gate to gain permission to cross the railway line and then a further phone to confirm that you have safely crossed. This is a legal requirement. 
Agents Note:The neighbouring farmer has rights of way to the land over the train track.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
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