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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms


  • Viewing Advised
  • Freehold
  • **** B&B potential **** fantastic holiday let location ***
  • Accommodation Over Four Floors
  • Full of Character & Period Features
  • Reception Rooms With Open Fireplaces
  • Landscaped Terraced Gardens
  • Stunning Views To The Dovecote
  • High Gated Off Street Parking
  • *Renovated Basement Room With En Suite* established as a holiday let with successful repeat business throughout the year*

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Centrally positioned in the highly desirable town of Bruton, this attractive & imposing Edwardian home has impressively spacious accommodation set out over four generous floors, full of character, whilst outside are beautifully landscaped gardens enjoying stunning views over to the Dovecote.

A great opportunity has arisen to purchase this charming Edwardian property! If you are looking at running your own successful bed & breakfast or on the look-out for that substantial family home with the added bonus of a holiday let income, then this is the perfect property! Situated in the small South Somerset town of Bruton positioned 10 miles south of Frome this substantial home offers beautiful light and airy character accommodation throughout, full of period features and contemporary decor that provides a definite wow factor as soon as you walk in. The spacious entrance hall, with original tiled flooring and a balustrade staircase case rising to the first floor, the reception rooms feature sash windows, one bay, open feature fireplaces, and exposed pine wood flooring whilst the kitchen breakfast room has maintained its original cast iron range. There are five good sized bedrooms on offer with the master having en suite ideal for the Bed and Breakfast market, formal living room, additional reception room and kitchen breakfast room - there is even a basement room that is accessible from the garden that has proven to be an ideal holiday let!

Outside, the property has beautifully landscaped south facing terraced gardens that enjoy the most- lovely views over Lower Backway with a direct outlook over to the Dovecote & there is also a delightful terraced seating area leading out from the kitchen breakfast room that is ideal for entertaining and perfect for alfresco dining.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall
Original wooden door to front. Sash window to front. Stairs rising to first floor landing with balustrades. Stairs down to lower ground floor. Original tiled flooring. Dado rail. Radiator. Doors leading into:

Living Room 15' x 15' 4" ( 4.57m x 4.67m )
Bay fronted sash window. Cast iron open fireplace. Door leading into built in cupboard. Picture railing. Radiator.

Reception Room 11' 6" x 17' 8" ( 3.51m x 5.38m )
Sash window to rear with open aspect views over to The Dovecote. Feature fireplace. Exposed floor boards. Picture railing. Radiator.

Low level WC. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback.

First Floor Landing
Sash window to front aspect. Stairs rising to second floor. Doors leading to:

Bedroom One 10' 8" x 15' ( 3.25m x 4.57m )
Sash window to rear looking out over the garden and the Dovecot beyond. Radiator. Picture railing. Wash hand basin.

Bedroom Two 11' 8" x 15' ( 3.56m x 4.57m )
Sash window to front aspect. Radiator. Feature fireplace. Exposed floor boards.

Window to rear. Suite comprising panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment over. Low level wc. Wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Separate large shower cubicle with glass doors. Built in airing cupboard. Built in linen cupboard.

Second Floor Landing

Bedroom Three 7' 10" excluding recess x 15' ( 2.39m excluding recess x 4.57m )
Sash window to front. Sloping ceiling. Radiator.

Bedroom Four 8' x 15' 2" ( 2.44m x 4.62m )
Sash window to rear with stunning views over to the Dovecote. Cast iron feature fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom Five 7' 2" x 16' 3" ( 2.18m x 4.95m )
Currently being used as Air B&B rental having bathroom. Sash window to side. Radiator. Built in cupboard. Door leading to:

En Suite Bathroom
Velux window. Radiator. Suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over. Low level wc. Wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Access to loft.

Lower Ground Floor

Lower Ground Floor Hallway
Built in under stair storage. Terracotta tiled floor. Radiator. Formally the coal chute now a display alcove. Doors to:

Kitchen Breakfast Room 13' 1" x 15' 5" ( 3.99m x 4.70m )
The hub of the home with ample space for table and chairs, space for all the family! Sash window to rear. Door leading out onto the terrace. Range of base units with solid wood work tops over and inset double Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Featuring the original cast iron range with mantle over and surrounds. Wall mounted boiler. Terracotta tiled floor. Radiator. Door leading into a large walking pantry with storage shelving and plumbing for washing machine.

Office 7' 3" x 14' ( 2.21m x 4.27m )
Converted from the original coal chute with alcove and painted stone walling. Radiator.

Basement 12' 8" x 14' 3" ( 3.86m x 4.34m )
Accessed from the garden from which there is rear vehicular and pedestrian access and positioned below the kitchen. Converted to create an extra bedroom with en suite currently and successfully used as a holiday let. Arched ceiling and painted stones walls. Cupboard with solid wood work surface over and inset sink. Door leading to:

En Suite Shower Room
Large shower cubicle with glass doors. Low level wc. Wash hand basin.

south facing and beautifully landscaped terraced rear garden enjoying an abundance of mature planting and stunning views over Lower Back way to The Dovecote. Lawn areas with a variety of well stocked borders and pathway leading to the rear boundary and gated access to parking area.

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3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
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Local Amenities

  • Bruton 0.4 miles
  • Castle Cary 3 miles
  • Bruton Primary School 0.1 miles
  • King's Bruton 0.1 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Bruton 0.4 miles
  • Castle Cary 3 miles
  • Bruton Primary School 0.1 miles
  • King's Bruton 0.1 miles

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
15th Aug 2019 £725,000 Price reduced by £25,000
26th Jun 2019 £750,000 Price reduced by £25,000
20th May 2019 £775,000 First listed
22nd May 1996 £93,500 Last sold

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