3 bedroom detached house for sale


Zion Hill, Oakhill, Radstock BA3

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A stylish and spacious family home with versatile rooms which retain many period features. Accommodation includes Sitting Room; Kitchen/Breakfast Room; Utility; Cloakroom; Boot Room; Playroom/4th Bedroom; Study; 3 Bedrooms; 3 En-Suite Bath/Shower Rooms; Private Parking; Walled garden; Storeroom.

The old church rooms 
zion hill, oakhill, somerset, BA3 5AN 

A well presented and thoughtfully converted home from the former Church Rooms. It is situated in an excellent central location in the heart of this popular Somerset village. The property has been sympathetically transformed in recent years by the current owners and now offers a stylish and spacious family home with versatile rooms which retain many period features. Accommodation includes: - Sitting Room; Kitchen/Breakfast Room; Utility; Cloakroom; Boot Room; Playroom/4th Bedroom; Study; 3 Bedrooms; 3 En-Suite Bath/Shower Rooms; Private Parking; Walled garden; Large Internal Storeroom. 

About the area 
The popular village of Oakhill lies on the Mendips, north of Wells in the direction of Bath and Bristol. It has a good pub, church and a well regarded village school. There is a post office/store in the nearby villages Gurney Slade and Stoke St Michael. Babington House and Spa is also within easy driving distance. There are fast speed train services from Bath Spa (about 1 hour 25 minutes) and also Castle Cary (about 11 miles south), to London Paddington. Bristol International Airport is about 20 miles away with national and international flights. The Mendip area is well known for its many and varied sporting and leisure facilities. The area is popular for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells, Shepton Mallet and Bath. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath, Wincanton and Salisbury Race Courses. The property lies within the Mendip Hunt Country and shooting and fishing are also available locally. The well regarded village Primary School is within a few minutes walk and the area has excellent local state schools and the independent schools include Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, Sherborne, St Mary's Shaftesbury, the Bruton schools plus those within Bath and Bristol. For more information on this area in general and individual schools visit our website and locate this property by price order. Open full details and click on “schools”. 

Approaching the property from the Zion Hill entrance, the double wooden gates between stone pillars open to the private walled upper courtyard with ample parking for 2 vehicles. 

A hand made solid wood studded door opens to the – 

entrance hall – With original stone floor, sash window, period radiator and original half glazed double doors opening through to the spacious - 
sitting room – Owing to the openness and excellent light afforded from the three large sash windows it is a bright and airy room with a great sense of space. Stripped wooden floorboard, original deep skirting boards and the aforementioned sash windows give this room great character, and even includes a pine church pew. A Gas burning stove sits on a slate hearth. 
kitchen/dining room – A charming ‘L’ shaped room with many features including an ornate fretwork door surround reputedly rescued from Ashwick Grove, a nearby 18th century mansion. There are high ceilings; beams, flagstones and three lofty period sash windows overlook the courtyard. There is a good range of painted wooden units from The Old Creamery and these are topped with wooden and granite work surfaces, also space for a central island unit. There is an integral dishwasher and space for a large American style fridge/freezer. A Gas aga sits within a mock chimney breast with impressive bressumer beam over. Either side are alcoves, one housing a spacious dome topped pantry cupboard with reclaimed doors, and the other a glazed wall cabinet. Within the window worktop is a Belfast sink and all work areas have painted tongue and groove splash backs. To one part of the kitchen is a spacious dining area with deep silled side facing windows and another old church pew. Concealed radiator and cover. 
inner hall - Stripped floor. Stairs rising and descending. 
cloakroom – Stripped pine floorboards, white WC and pedestal basin 
bootroom – Wall coat hooks and plenty of storage space. 
landing –With a Velux conservation window, covered radiator and access to loft, which is boarded with light. 
master bedroom – A spacious atmospheric room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed wall timbers and beams. Two obscure conservation velux. Numerous built-in wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails, shelving and storage. Two period radiators. Door to - 
en-suite bathroom – Of excellent proportions with a freestanding claw foot bath with side cradle mixer taps, spacious fully tiled corner shower, white WC & pedestal basin. Painted ceiling beams, storage shelves. Tile effect flooring. Bedroom 2 – A double bedroom with ceiling beams, two conservation velux roof windows, and a generous range of fitted wardrobe cupboards. Access to loft storage area. Door to - 
en-suite bathroom – White bath with tongue and groove panelled sides, white WC & pedestal basin, splash back tiling, tile effect flooring and exposed ceiling beams. 
bedroom 3 – Another good size room with a built in cabin style bed, wooden wall paneling, exposed ceiling beams, velum roof window and storage cupboard with shelving within. Door to - 
en-suite shower room – Timbers to ceiling, fully tiled shower cubicle, white WC & pedestal basin, towel rail and tile effect flooring as before. 
Returning to the inner hall, a wooden staircase descends to the ground floor. 
study – Wooden flooring, under stairs storage cupboard and half glazed door leading to the terrace and garden. 
playroom – A versatile room currently used as a playroom but with numerous possibilities such as an occasional fourth bedroom, hobby room of gym. 
laundry room – With a range of wall and base units, under worktop space for washing washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge, open shelving and wall mounted Vaillant boiler. 
storeroom – With a domed ceiling and with limited head height, but a useful internal area with further storage space available if required. 

outside and gardens 
The gardens are conveniently divided into two separate areas. The top courtyard has brick paving and is accessed from Zion Hill. Parking space for two vehicles, in addition there are seating areas. The lower garden, accessed from the ground floor study, has a paved terrace with low stone walling incorporating a seat, paved pathways and lawns surrounded by a beautiful old stone wall and established laurel hedging. Space for garden shed and steps leading to the village lane. 

Heading north on the A37.  Turn right onto the A367 signposted Bath.  After entering the village of Oakhill turn left onto High Street (opposite The Oakhill Inn).  After about 70yds turn right onto Zion Hill heading up around the left hand bend and the property will be found on the left hand side behind double wooden gates and lovely old stone walls. 

important notice 
Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. Viewings - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property. Ref: 4089 

Services: Mains Water, Electricity, Drainage and Gas. Gas Central Heating – Megaflow Water Pressure System 
Tenure: Freehold 
Council Tax: Band F - £2078.00
BA3 Zed-Index
£230,812 £337,269 £200,329 £164,708 £123,749

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Value change
£2,540 (1.11%) £3,685 (-1.57%) £13,168 (6.05%) £12,544 (5.75%) £10,372 (4.71%) £12,701 (5.82%) £30,179 (15.04%)
Avg. price paid: £214,367
No. of property sales: 451
Avg. price paid: £205,458
No. of property sales: 1,299
Avg. price paid: £201,122
No. of property sales: 2,135
Avg. price paid: £204,070
No. of property sales: 3,030
Avg. price paid: £141,364
No. of property sales: 10,969

Avg. asking price in BA3: £361,745
No. of properties for sale in BA3: 253
Avg. asking rent in BA3: £672 pcm
No. of properties to rent in BA3: 44

Property value data/graphs for BA3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £337,269 £226 3.8 £302,334
Semi-detached £200,329 £197 3.1 £183,943
Terraced £164,708 £176 2.8 £158,937
Flats £123,749 £213 1.9 £99,582

Current asking prices in BA3

Avg. current asking prices in BA3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £148,300
Flats £80,700
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All £109,671

Current asking rents in BA3

Avg. current asking prices in BA3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £579 pcm
£669 pcm
£726 pcm
£1,074 pcm
£1,352 pcm
Flats £458 pcm
£563 pcm
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All £504 pcm
£622 pcm
£726 pcm
£1,074 pcm
£1,352 pcm

Fun facts for BA3

Highest value in BA3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
School Lane £740,512
Hemington £663,994
Stoke St. Michael £616,128
Highest turnover in BA3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Springers Hill 50.0%
Rackvernal Court 50.0%
Ash Tree Court 46.2%
Croft Road 41.7%
Westfield Terrace 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Bruton (8.6 miles)
  • Castle Cary (8.7 miles)
  • Frome (9.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (13.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (37.2 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (51.4 miles)
  • Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing (15.8 miles)
  • Millennium Square Ferry Landing (15.8 miles)
  • The Cottage Ferry Landing (15.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Oakhill Church of England Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Stoke St Michael Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Shepton Mallet Community Infants School (2.4 miles)
  • Downside School (2.4 miles)
  • Whitstone (2.6 miles)
  • Norton Hill Academy (4.4 miles)
  • Fosse Way School (4.7 miles)
  • Wells Cathedral School (5.1 miles)
  • Critchill School (8.1 miles)

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    1.39 miles from this property
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