Blacksmiths Lane, Shapwick, Bridgwater

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A traditional stone barn for conversion situated within a tranquil rural location on the fringes of this favoured village for sale by Informal Tender


Shapwick, is a popular village on the Polden Hills, surrounded by the beautiful Somerset Moors and easy reach to the stunning Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve. Shapwick, and the nearby villages of Edington, Ashcott and Catcott, provide an array of local amenities, including primary schools, village shop, medical practices, community hall and charming local pubs. Just a short distance away, Street offers a more extensive array of facilities, including restaurants, the renowned Strode Theatre, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and the shopping enclave of Clarks Village. There are options for secondary schooling, including Crispin, Strode College and Millfield Independent School. The County Town of Taunton includes an excellent range of shopping, recreational, and leisure facilities, including the renowned Somerset County Cricket Ground and Taunton Racecourse.

Communication links in the area are excellent. There is access to the M5 motorway at Dunball (Junction 23) just 7.5 miles away. There are regular rail services from Taunton Station, with regular services taking less than two hours to London Paddington. Major cities, such as Bristol, Bath and Exeter, are all within easy commuting distance. Bristol Airport offers an excellent range of domestic and international flights.


The architect has designed a superb scheme to create a wonderful family-sized property. Proposed floor plans of the approved scheme indicate a large vaulted reception room with stairs leading to the first floor, kitchen with space for dining, cloakroom and two ground floor bedrooms with en suite shower rooms.

On the first floor there will be a galleried vaulted landing overlooking the sitting room providing access to two double bedrooms, both with en suite shower rooms, and a study.


Externally, space has been allocated to create a manageable garden area, terrace and garaging for 2 cars.


Sedgemoor District Council granted Approval of Full Planning Permission on 10th January 2018 under Ref No. 43/17/00019 for change of use of an outbuilding to form 1no. dwelling. Copies of the planning permission and all the relevant documents are available from the Somerset Council planning portal (


The property is being offered for sale by Informal Tender by 12 noon on Thursday 25th July 2024, unless sold prior. Tender forms are available from the selling agents.

To arrange a viewing appointment prior to the tender date please contact the office on 01823 256625.


We understand from the vendors there is mains water, electricity and drainage available close by. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the cost of connection and availability of any services. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.


From the A39, Street to Bridgwater road, follow signs for Shapwick. On entering the village turn left into Blacksmiths Lane and the building plots can be found towards the end of the lane to the right.


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