Guide Price: £1,350,000
A handsome Grade II listed former farmhouse set in delightful gardens and grounds in excess of 1.5 acres in a peaceful tucked away location in this small picturesque village south of Bath. It offers impressive period features but with convenience of modern underfloor heating and raised height ceilings.
•6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 of which are ensuite)
•3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot room, wc
•Detached Grade II listed property with open ended planning permission to extend/link
•Detached stone stabling incorporating tandem garage
•Ample driveway parking for approximately 7 cars
•Village location with extensive views
•353sq m/3789 sq ft (including out buildings)
Church House is a stunning Grade II Listed detached former farmhouse dating back to the 16th Century, set in a wonderfully tranquil location adjacent to the church in this highly sought after and picturesque village. The property is set in idyllic gardens and grounds in excess of 1.5 acres, with a mature orchard, free standing parking for several cars, a double tandem garage and outbuildings. The property has planning permission to extend and link the main house to the outbuildings and for an outdoor swimming pool (open ended).
The property has been sympathetically extended, very tastefully and comprehensively refurbished throughout and includes a newly extended kitchen, utility room and new bathrooms. The property has also been fully rewired and re-plumbed, including a pressurized water system with underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. Decorated throughout with Farrow and Ball.
The graceful accommodation comprises: on the ground floor, a most impressive open plan sitting room and dining room with attractive open fireplaces, a drawing room with French doors that lead to the rear sun terrace together with a very high specification, spacious bespoke hand painted kitchen with Aga, a generous utility room, a guest cloakroom and a boot room. On the first floor there is an elegant master bedroom with a generous en suite well appointed bath and shower room, a further en suite bedroom, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the top floor there is a large en suite bedroom and a further single bedroom/study. The first floor is approached via an elegant solid wood staircase with a galleried landing and interestingly, a further concealed 17th Century spiral staircase is accessed via solid wood doors in the dining room and master bedroom.
This beautiful period home is situated in the idyllic hamlet of Dunkerton, which has a parish hall and church and enjoys Village community with lots of regular events such as quiz nights, café and craft sessions for children, monthly branches in the Village Hall and an annual village fete. For commuting it is just a few minutes’ drive south of Bath (approximately 6 miles), Bristol approximately 15 miles (via the A4) and a half hour drive from Bristol Airport – both Bath and Airport within easy taxi distance. Commuting to London daily is possible, as is working from home with study on the top floor of Church House or converting the stables into an office. It is an easy drive to London and well placed for Devon/ Cornwall and day trips to Sandbanks beach in Dorset (less than 1.5hr) It offers quiet country living within easy reach of the Georgian City with its vast array of cultural, historical, sporting, shopping and educational facilities. Bath Spa Railway Station provides high-speed links to London Paddington (approximately 90 minutes), Bristol Temple Meads and the West Country rail network. Post office in Peasedown St John and a local butcher who are happy to deliver. The village is within the catchment area for good secondary state schools in Bath and excellent local primary schools including the highly sought after school in Wellow. There is also an abundance of beautiful country walks for the active outdoor enthusiast as well as first class livery stables, situated right on your doorstep and Babington House – members club and hotel, is only 11 minutes drive away with both in and out door swimming pools.
We are advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are supplied to the property. LPG fired heating
Useful Local Information Website www.bathnes.gov.uk Bath & North East Somerset Council Website including schools, council tax.
Eligible for Bath Discovery Card
Energy Performance Certificate
Not applicable as Listed property
Leave Bath on the A367 Wellsway. Continue down the hill into Dunkerton and in the dip of the hill turn right into the heart of the village. Turn left over a small bridge and the property will be found shortly after the Church on the left.
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APPOINTMENTS TO VIEW AND ALL NEGOTIATIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED THROUGH THE AGENTS. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of, any offer or contract and all statements made herein are made without responsibility on the part of Pritchards or the Vendor. Any intending purchaser should satisfy themselves as to their correctness. The Vendor does not make nor give, and neither Pritchards nor any person on their employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through the agents above. REF 17/LH
Crown Copyright. All rights reserved. License number 100036608.
APPOINTMENTS TO VIEW AND ALL NEGOTIATIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED THROUGH THE AGENTS. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of, any offer or contract and all statements made herein are made without responsibility on the part of Pritchards or the Vendor/Landlord. Any intending purchaser should satisfy themselves as to their correctness. The Vendor/Landlord does not make nor give, and neither Pritchards nor any person on their employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through the agents above.
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