High Ham, Langport, Somerset, TA10

Sold £700,000

Key Features

Grade II Listed Home
Superb plot totalling 1.2 acres
Stunning views
Double garage
Garden studio/workshop
Potential to significantly extend
Period features throughout
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About This Property

A Grade II listed home occupying a superb plot of approximately 1.2 acres in the sought after village of High Ham, with a garden studio/workshop space. Offering unrivalled views over the Levels to Glastonbury Tor with the potential to create a truly magnificent property.


With parts dating back to the 16th Century, Fountain House is a delightful Grade II listed home, ready for new owners to give it new life in the 21st Century. The property offers immense potential to create a superb residence within stunning grounds, with elapsed planning (REF: 16/05531/FUL) for a substantial extension to the rear having previously been granted. The property occupies a superb elevated plot totalling approximately 1.2 acres, enjoying superb views across the Somerset Levels.
The property is accessed via a timber storm porch to the front, with flagstones with a wooden front door beyond, leading to the attractive entrance hallway, laid to parquet flooring and enjoying beautiful period features including exposed beams and stonework.
To the right of the entrance is the delightful sitting room, with flagstone floor, exposed beams, mullion window to the front and a magnificent inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove inset.
A door to the side of the sitting room leads through to the ground floor bedroom/annexe, with adjacent WC and bathroom with door leading to the garden, giving to potential to create a lovely attached annexe space if so desired. A rear hallway space gives further access to the side of the house, driveway and garden.
To the rear of the entrance hall is the kitchen, fitted with a range of wall and base units and with a generous walk-in larder, with the room in general need of modernisation. A porch to the rear offers a useful storage space for cloaks and provides a useful back door for access.
On the left of the entrance hallway is an internal hallway, first leading to the dining room, a more modern addition to the property, circa 1930, with parquet flooring and a brick fireplace with wood burning stove inset.
The internal hallway leads through to the study and a further ground floor WC.
Stairs from the hallway lead to the first floor landing, carpeted and giving access to the three first floor bedrooms and family bathroom.
The master bedroom is a superb space, offering the potential for a grand master suite, with window to the front and further period features including exposed beams. Bedroom two to the opposite end of the building is an attractive double bedroom, offering fabulous views through the windows to the front and side.
Bedroom four is currently a single bedroom or further study space, with the family bathroom completing the first floor accommodation to the rear, with a suite of low level WC, pedestal basin and bath.

Fountain House occupies a superb elevated plot within the sought after village of High Ham. High Ham offers local facilities including its renowned primary school, inn, village hall and nearby thatched windmill in the ownership of the National Trust. The village is readily accessible, being just 4 miles from the town of Langport which offers good day-to-day amenities, including supermarket, shops, banking and post office facilities, doctors' and dentists’ surgeries, library, inns, garages, churches, primary school and Huish Episcopi Academy and adjoining Sports Centre with good sporting facilities for all age groups, close by at Huish Episcopi. The larger regional centres of Taunton, Yeovil, Bridgwater and Street (Millfield School) are all within reasonable driving distance, each offering extensive facilities. There are main line rail links at Taunton (14 miles), Yeovil and Castle Cary and the M5 Motorway can be accessed at Junction 25 Taunton and Junction 23 Bridgwater (10 miles). The A303 linking with the M3 is within 9 miles.

Fountain House sits within a superb plot totalling approximately 1.2 acres in an elevated position within High Ham offering stunning views.
To the front of the house is a large area of garden mostly laid to lawn and enclosed with a path leading down to the road, with a well sited just to the front of the house.
Beside the front garden is a driveway, laid to tarmac, offering parking for several cars and leading to the double garage, and covered carport, giving vehicular access to the rear of the property.
The rear garden is a breath-taking space, offering space, peace and superb views across the Somerset Levels. Mostly laid to lawn, the rear garden space is populated with a number of mature trees including fruit trees and offers the potential for further future development, subject to securing suitable planning permission.
The double garage is fitted with two sets of double wooden doors and enjoys light and power.
Within the rear garden is a detached studio/workshop, constructed of stone and providing an ideal home office set-up, or indeed allowing the potential for a detached annexe, subject to planning.
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