Burtle, Somerset, TA7

For Sale ££1,790,000 Guide
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Key Features

A Beautiful Individually Designed Farmhouse
Idyllic & Secluded Somerset Levels Location
4/5 Bedrooms Plus 1 Bed Annexe Apartment
Fabulous Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room
Equestrian Facilities, Menage & Stabling for 10 Horses
Attractive Landscaped Gardens & Pond
Double Carport, Ample Parking & Turning Area
No Onward Chain

About This Property

A beautiful farmhouse and gardens with fantastic Equestrian facilities. Idyllic and secluded location in the heart of the Somerset levels. Stabling for 10 horses, outdoor all-weather arena and agricultural barn. Double carport with annexe apartment. All in 19.5 acres. No onward chain.


DESCRIPTION

This superb farmhouse was architecturally designed and built approximately 18 years ago to a very high standard. The spacious accommodation offers contemporary and modern family living, immaculately presented throughout. The property is surrounded by well-established, landscaped gardens which are attractive all year round.

There is a detached double carport with annexe accommodation, providing a self-contained space for guests, those wishing to work from home or leisure use.

The farm has been used by a highly successful, international three day event rider and the Equestrian facilities have therefore been well designed throughout and are maintained to the highest of standards.

All approached through electric gates onto a private drive with paddocks either side and leading to a large gravelled frontage providing ample parking and turning area.

In addition, there is scope to convert an original cow shed into Airbnb accommodation or, as the current owners considered, possibly add a swimming pool and renovate this and create a pool house with changing room/shower. Subject to any necessary consents.

THE FARMHOUSE

This attractive farmhouse provides stylish bespoke accommodation throughout and is perfectly arranged for family living and entertaining.

An entrance porch opens into a welcoming hall with WC, beautiful oak staircase, natural flagstone flooring, hand cut joinery and oak latch doors. The south-facing and comfortable double aspect lounge takes full advantage of the gardens, has a feature beamed ceiling and stone fireplace with Villagers largest and most effective log burners. The fabulous open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room is a particular feature of the property and the central hub of the farmhouse. Again with flagstone flooring and underfloor heating, bespoke joinery and a beautiful hand built Mark Wilkinson kitchen. Along with a generous range of units, there is a large Aga with electric module, integrated dishwasher and fridge-freezer, all with granite work tops and an individually designed island. To the rear of the kitchen is a traditional high quality hardwood garden room, providing an ideal space for family dining with lovely views of the garden and French doors opening out onto the extensive terrace and entertaining area. The sitting area focuses around a lovely fireplace, ideal for reading and relaxation.

Also on the ground floor is a utility/boot room, the oil fired boiler is located here and a door opens to the side of the property. A useful study/office, which could also be utilised as a downstairs bedroom, completes the ground floor accommodation.

The oak staircase rises to the first floor landing which gives access to four bedrooms and a family bathroom. Bedroom four is currently utilised as a dressing room for the principle bedroom which also has a lovely ensuite with freestanding roll top bath and walk-in shower. A Juliette balcony with French doors overlooks the beautiful gardens and surrounding paddocks. A family bathroom with luxury four piece suite completes the first floor accommodation.

The loft provides two areas, both with Velux windows. With the addition of a paddle staircase, these areas could be used as two further bedrooms (subject to the necessary building regulations), making this a substantial 6 bedroom residence. The loft currently provides a great space for a hobbies or play area.

GARDENS

The gardens have been lovingly landscaped and are well maintained by the current owners. Mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees and a fabulous pond is situated to the east of the farmhouse. There are extensive areas for alfresco dining and outdoor entertaining, including the timber built, African style breeze house built by Julian Christenson.

THE LAND

The land all lies within a ring fence and extends to approximately 19.5 acres of level pasture, divided into sheltered enclosures. There is high quality fencing throughout and although Burtle Moor Farm is currently arranged to cater for Equestrian purposes, it is also suitable for agriculture, conservation or purely amenity use. The land is in good heart and the soils are well drained.

The equestrian facilities are separately accessed off the main drive and comprise a fantastic range of outbuildings to include stabling and general purpose agricultural buildings and an all-weather outdoor ménage. The main stable block is fitted with six large American style barn stables, a solarium and a separate, spacious tack room. A separate timber frame building provides a further four stables, in total providing stabling for 10 horses. A further open fronted agricultural barn with Yorkshire board cladding is currently used for machinery and general storage, however also offers potential for alternate uses (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents).

There is also a large workshop providing further options and the single story former cowshed to the west of the farmhouse which offers scope for further accommodation, leisure facilities, entertaining space etc (STP). There is ample parking for lorries, vehicles and machinery.
The outdoor arena, built in 2005 measures 20m x 40m and is an all-weather area with good quality post and rail fencing with a rubber and silicon sand surface. The drainage is excellent, providing the opportunity to be used all year round.

Burtle Moor Farm is a fantastic property and must be viewed, to be fully appreciated.

SERVICES

Mains water, private drainage and single phase electricity. Oil fired central heating (new in 2019).

SITUATION

Burtle Moor Farm is located on the idyllic Somerset levels and sits in a secluded location at the end of a private lane, just outside the charming village of Burtle which has a thriving community centred around the award winning pub, ‘The Duck at Burtle', church and village hall.
Wells, the smallest city in England lies about 13 miles away. Famed for its architecture and incredible Gothic Cathedral, Wells blends small town charm provided by quirky independent shops and eateries with the confidence of international fame as many international film and TV series are filmed in the city each year.
There are excellent private schools within easy reach including Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, Kings School Bruton and in Taunton; Kings, Queens and Taunton School. Communications are excellent with access to the M5 at J22 just 6 miles away and a mainline train station at Bridgwater with regular connections to London and the Midlands. Bristol International airport is just 21.5 miles away.
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