Othery, Bridgwater

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A superb equestrian facility including a period farmhouse, detached holiday cottage, stone barn, modern stables ménage, tennis court and paddock all extending to approximately 8 acres.


Little England House is a charming period farmhouse which we believe dates back to the 15th Century and retains many of its original features including; flagstone flooring, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace, bread oven and cob walls. The property has been renovated over the years, including new windows throughout and tastefully refurbished to a very high standard. The adjacent grain barn which has been converted into a small holiday cottage offering charming accommodation and useful income potential, or perfect for multigenerational living.

There is a separate barn which has been used as a games room and could be converted, subject to the necessary planning consent to provide separate accommodation if required. Outside the barns have been renovated mainly for equestrian purposes but would be ideal for a variety of uses. There is a tennis court, beautiful gardens, an additional newly built stable block with four stables and Tack Room along with a fabulous ménage which is 40x20, there is also a hay barn / tractor shed standing within approximately 8 acres of level paddocks.

Situation & Amenities

Little England House is situated in a no-through lane close to the centre of Othery which includes a primary school, Inn and Church. The market town of Langport is just over 5 miles away and the larger town of Bridgwater is 7 miles. Street with Millfield School and Clarks Village is about 9 miles. The County town of Taunton is approximately 11 miles. The M5 motorway is joined at Junction 23 North and 25 South and there is a mainline railway station at Taunton, Yeovil Junction and Castle Cary with travel line links.


The accommodation details include entrance porch leading through to the reception hall with flagstone flooring throughout, stairs leading to first floor, and steps up to the boot room / rear entrance with a shelved cupboard. A door leads to the rear passage and utility room, with access to the holiday cottage.

The sitting room also has flagstone flooring, exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and sashed window to the front. Following through the far door to the Dining Room and study with flagstone floor, fireplace with fitted wood burner and sash window to the front. From the main hallway, the family room has exposed ceiling timbers and a fireplace with wood burner, built in storage cupboards, original bread oven and flagstone floor. This leads to the kitchen/diner room which features a modern range with 7 gas burners and 2 ovens, range of units, ceramic sink with mixer taps, granite worktop with drawer and integral dishwasher, with flagstone floors throughout. A single glass door opens onto a paved terrace, a further door leads to steps down to the pantry. There is a downstairs cloakroom.

On the first-floor landing there is a Velux roof light, built in airing cupboard and stairs providing access to the boarded attic roof space with scope for further accommodation if required, subject to planning.

The master bedroom is triple aspect with a porthole window, exposed timbers and an en-suite with a bath and shower. There are four further bedrooms which are all good sized, and a family bathroom with tiled shower enclosure, panelled bath, wash hand basin, WC, exposed floorboards and radiator.

There is a grain barn adjoining the rear of the house, which has an open plan sitting room, bathroom and mezzanine bedroom.


The house is approached via a gravelled driveway that leads to a substantial parking area, and to the rear is an attractive, well stocked garden. There is access to the side of the property, where you will find the garage and games barn, which is a blue lias stone games barn with exposed beams and flagstone flooring throughout, currently housing a full-sized snooker table and table tennis table. Adjoining the games barn are separate open fronted barn stables. Around the attractive courtyard is a further two storey blue lias stone barn, comprising two stables with a wash box including heated shower and a further two rooms above.

At the end of the garden there is a tennis courts which, a floodlit ménage measuring 40x20 with a sand and rubber surface, which adjoins a 2nd stable yard with a further 4 stables in a modern newly built block and a tack room. In total there are eight stables on the property. The paddocks adjoining the property are level and individually fenced with 6 field shelters, in total extends to approximately 8 acres.


Mains water and electric with Oil Central Heating


Proceed into the village, pass the school and on the right-hand side after a short distance is a turning right signposted Little England, continue into the no through road, pass the village hall and the property can be found first on the left-hand side.

01823 617493

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