This imposing, elevated 5 bedroom detached residence represents a fine period property built in 1832 as a Rectory and is sold with the benefit of a 3 storey coach house/stables plus store and grounds of approximately one and a quarter acres. EPC Band F.
This imposing, elevated 5 bedroom detached residence represents a fine period property built in 18.32 as a Rectory and is sold with the benefit of a 3 storey coach house/stables plus store and grounds of approximately 1.25 acres. The property is constructed with mellowed brick elevations under a slate roof with stone mullions to a number of the windows. The front elevation is adorned by an aged Wisteria and Magnolia to one side. The accommodation comprises 3 reception rooms, spacious entrance hallway, cloakroom, with separate w.c, recently fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, store rooms, with 5 large bedrooms (master en-suite), and 2 bathrooms on the first floor. Further benefits include character features, 5 oven AGA, recently installed gas boiler (installed in 2009), re-fitted and timber treated roof, gas central heating, and all fitted carpets are set to remain. Externally the gardens and grounds extend in all to approximately 1.25 acres. AGENTS NOTE
There is lapsed planning consent to build a detached dwelling within the grounds and also a lapsed planning consent to convert the coach house/stables to a separate dwelling (could make an ideal holiday cottage). The approach to the house is either from the drive to the front with steps leading into the entrance, or alternatively from the rear) Church Lane with steps leading down to the entrance. The former coach house/stables is approached from the rear of the property and also from the courtyard of the main house. Properties such as these rarely come onto the open market and w e strongly recommend early internal viewing.
St Michaels stands in an elevated position facing south in a central location to this most popular Somerset village. St Michaels Church is located immediately to the rear of the property and there is an attractive far reaching outlook to the front. Brent Knoll has a public house 'The Red Cow', a store/post office, primary school, and has the major advantage of being within 2 miles of junction 22 (M5). The coastal towns of Burnham on sea & Weston super Mare are both within easy reach with their sea fronts and High Street shopping and banking facilities. There is a mainline railway station in the nearby town of Highbridge (approximately 4 miles) and Bristol Airport is approximately 18 miles distant.
Entrance An arched covered entrance with french doors giving access into:
Entrance Vestibule Coved ceiling, radiator, glazed inenr doors giving access into:
Entrance Hallway A good sized hallway with curved sweeping staircase to the first floor, power points, coved ceiling, twin pendants, three radiators, built in storage cupboard. Door into rear lobby.
Cloakroom Windows to the side and rear elevations, inset wash hand basin, coat hanging facilities, double panelled radiator, door giving access to:
W.C Low level w.c, window to the side elevation.
Sitting Room24'10" (7.57m) max into bay x 15' (4.57m). A picture bay window to the front elevation offering an attractive outlook, five radiators, ornate coved ceiling, wall lights, power points, telephone point, feature fireplace housing an open grate (for coal and log fires).
Study16'4" x 12'9" (4.98m x 3.89m). Window to the front elevation offering an attractive outlook, 2 radiators, power points, wall lights, coved ceiling, feature fireplace, recessed bookshelves, telephone point, power points.
Dining Room21'1" (6.43m) x 20'9" (6.32m) max into bay. An impressive formal dining room with a bay window and further window to the front elevations both enjoying attractive outlooks, 2 radiators, ample power points, ornate coved ceiling, wall lights, recessed display, attractive minster style fireplace.
Rear Lobby Secondary staircase to the first floor, a door giving access to the rear courtyard area, doors off to utility, store room and kitchen.
Store Room Built in linen cupboard, window to the rear elevation, wall mounted fuses, electric meter etc, door giving access to a further store room which has a window to the rear and also houses the Glow Worm recently installed gas boiler (controlling domestic hot water and central heating system).
Utility Room14' x 10'3" (4.27m x 3.12m). Range of fitted kitchen units comprising wall mounted and base units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, ample power points, built in storage cupboards, plumbing for automatic washing machine, window to the side elevation, double panelled radiator.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room18'2" x 13'9" (5.54m x 4.2m). Recently installed with a comprehensive range of cream coloured wooden base units, sliding drawer units, with wooden work surfaces and a matching dresser style unit with cupboards below, impressive large cooker hood with cornice and overhead storage housing a tiled recess with a four oven AGA with granite work top surround. Space for large table and chairs. The room is dual aspect with windows to both side elevations, quarry tiled flooring, ample power points, feature beams, inset spotlighting. An opening gives access into:
Kitchen Store10'3" x 10'6" (3.12m x 3.2m). Quarry tiled flooring, shelving, power points.
Landing Coved ceiling, power point, twin pendants. Door gives access to a further bedroom and further bathroom.
Bedroom One18'10" (5.74m) max into bay x 12'11" (3.94m). Bay window to the front elevation offering an attractive far reaching view, 2 radiators, range of fitted bedroom furniture, wall lights, power points. Doors give access into:
En-suite Shower Room11'6" x 7'5" (3.5m x 2.26m). Recently installed white suite incorporating low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle with curved shower door which is fully tiled and houses a Grohe contemporary shower unit, fitted mirror with light over, shaver point, towel rail style radiator, coved ceiling, fitted extractor, window to the front elevation.
Bedroom Two19'11" x 13'11" (6.07m x 4.24m). 2 windows to the side elevation, recessed book shelf, 2 radiators, ample power points, coved ceiling, wall lights.
Bedroom Three21' max x 14'11" max (6.4m max x 4.55m max). Window to the front elevation, ample power points, 2 radiators, coved ceiling, built in wardrobes.
Bedroom Four16'5" x 12'11" (5m x 3.94m). Window to the front elevation, 2 radiators, recessed book shelves, power points, coved ceiling.
Family Bathroom9'11" x 9'10" (3.02m x 3m). In the agents opinion could benefit from modernisation and updating though currently comprising a panelled bath with telephone style shower attachment, inset wash hand basin, windows to the side and rear elevations, radiator.
Separate W.C Low level w.c, window to the side elevation.
Inner Lobby Staircase gives access to the ground floor and window overlooking the rear courtyard.
Bedroom Five21'7" max x 14'4" (6.58m max x 4.37m). A dual aspect bedroom with 2 windows to one side elevation and a further window to the opposite side elevation, radiator, power points, loft access, fitted airing cupboard, power points.
Secondary Bathroom In the agents opinion would benefit from updating and modernisation though currently comprising a panel bath with a vanity wash hand basin, low level w.c, window to the rear elevation, radiator.