Theale, Wedmore, Somerset

£1,250,000 - SALE

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5 bedroom farmhouse
Approximately 5.5 acres
4 bedroom detached cottage
Swimming pool
Barn with planning permission for conversion
3,617 sq ft

The property
Manor Farm is a substantial farmhouse, with five bedrooms and flexible accommodation. The property was built in two parts, with the older section constructed in the early part of the 16th
century; whilst the newer part is Georgian, thought to be built in the 1810s or 20s. The property is set in a peaceful rural location just outside the small Somerset village of Theale, close to Wells and within easy reach of the Mendip Hills and the Somerset coast.

The accommodation could benefit from some modernisation and features attractive period detailing throughout including sash windows, exposed beams, original fireplaces, attractive
wood panelling and parquet flooring. The impressive 31ft sitting room has a double-height vaulted ceiling, with a spiral staircase leading to a mezzanine level, and a triple aspect with French
doors leading to the gardens. There is a welcoming drawing room with an open fireplace, a formal dining room and a study with an original stone inglenook fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room has plenty of storage space and integrated

Upstairs there are five double bedrooms, three of which, including the master, have en suite shower rooms. There is also a family bathroom with a separate shower unit, while the ground floor has an additional shower room.

The Holiday Accomodation
Manor Farm has holiday accommodation in the form a converted barn that provides four double bedrooms, all of which are en suite, and an open-plan sitting area and kitchen. The holiday accommodation is well-presented, in a more contemporary style to the main farmhouse, and has been let very successfully, providing a substantial income (further details available from thevendor’s agent).

Planning Permission
Adjacent to the holiday accommodation is a two storey barn that has planning permission to be converted into additional accommodation, providing further potential for income. Planning Ref. 50/14/00008.

Manor Farm is set in a picturesque rural location just outside the small village of Theale in Somerset. There are local amenities, including a village store, a post office and several pubs and cafés in the village of Wedmore, a mile and a
half away, while the small and historic cathedral city of Wells is just six miles away. Wells’ pretty town centre is full of narrow streets and historic buildings, and the town has an excellent range of shops, supermarkets and leisure facilities. The
town of Cheddar is also close-at-hand, offering a further choice of shops and facilities.

Ample opportunity for a range of outdoor pursuits can be found in the area, including walking, cycling and rock-climbing in the famous Cheddar
Gorge, as well as the Mendip Hills Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty.

There are several schools within easy reach of the property, with Wedmore First School Academy and the outstandingrated Meare Village Primary School
and Hugh Sexey C of E Middle School all within three miles. Millfield School is in Street which is approximately 8 miles away. The area is well connected by road, with the M5, 10 miles away, providing access towards Bristol and Exeter. The nearest railway station is at Highbridge and Burnham, nine miles away. Bristol Airport, just 9.5 miles away, has an ever-increasing number of domestic and international flights.

Manor Farm has beautiful gardens and grounds measuring approximately 5.5 acres in total. The property is approached from the road via a driveway, which leads to a large parking area and access to the house and the farm outbuildings, as well as the holiday accommodation and the pool house (built in 2018), which houses an indoor heated swimming pool. The driveway continues to the rear, where there is a further outbuilding to the left, and the exit. The grounds adjacent to the house have colourful established flowerbeds with
a pond, paved terracing and courtyard areas; whilst the remaining comprises fields and meadows. The grounds offer outstanding views towards the Mendip Hills and across the surrounding countryside.

Date posted: 30/06/19