Fully re-developed former United Reform Church now offering stylish and impressive living space approaching 3000 sqft. Suitable for either residential or commercial use, situated in the heart of this popular market town.
Bay Tree House was the former Somerton United Reform Church, dating from 1807 this impressive building occupies a central position with in this popular market town. The Church was altered and extended with the addition of the neighbouring school rooms in 1875. The conversion has been extensive with great attention to detail and careful thought to retaining the beautiful character of this grade II listed building. Entering through large double doors to a reception hall with two bedrooms/reception rooms and utility/shower room. The vast main reception area is split level with versatile living/entertaining space and impressive arched stained glass windows. Stone steps access the first floor with gallery overlooking the main reception room and further bedroom with dressing room and two en-suite bathrooms.
The renovation of Bay Tree House has been designed to suit either residential or commercial options. Subject to the usual planning requirements the building would be suitable as a restaurant, gallery etc. The property does not have parking however subject to planning/listed building consent there could be a garage created within the property accessed from the rear.
Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage in order to comply with the latest anti-money laundering regulations, we would ask your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing a sale.
Somerton was the ancient Capital of Wessex in the 8th century and a former market town. It then later became the County town of Somerset in the 13th/14th Century. There are good levels of amenities including some local, independent shops which you might like to explore throughout the town with quaint cafes where you can spend a day relaxing and enjoying lovely food within the beautiful old charm of a Market town. Somerton also offers a bank, library, doctor and dentist surgery; there are also several public houses, restaurants, churches and primary schools within the town. The Old Town Hall now houses the ACEArts Gallery and craft shop who present a varied, stimulating programme of exhibitions and related events throughout the year. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the County town of Taunton to the west or Yeovil to the south. The mainline railway stations are located in Castle Cary, Yeovil and Taunton. The property is also well served by the A303 linking central London and the South West; the M5 can be joined at junction 23. There are excellent state and independent local schools notably Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Bruton schools and Hazlegrove.
Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are all connected. Full gas fired central heating from some underfloor heating and radiators.
Reception Hall (25' 7'' x 8' 1'' (7.80m x 2.47m))
Large arched double timber entrance doors leads to the reception hall with two large stained glass mullion windows to the front, herring bone oak floor, two radiators and half wall panelling.
Reception Room 1/Bedroom (10' 4'' x 9' 2'' (3.14m x 2.80m))
With underfloor heating, borrowed light from hall.
Reception Room 2/Bedroom (9' 5'' x 9' 2'' (2.86m x 2.80m))
With underfloor heating, borrowed light from hall.
Lower Level Main Reception/Kitchen (30' 2'' x 25' 3'' (9.19m x 7.70m))
With three impressive stained glass mullion windows to the side and two large Velux roof windows. Radiator and under floor heating. Steps lead to:-
Upper Level Reception Room (25' 3'' x 16' 11'' (7.70m x 5.15m))
With two large stained glass mullion windows to the rear. Radiator.
Utility Area (13' 1'' x 12' 10'' (4.00m x 3.90m))
From the main reception stairs lead down to the utility area with wall mounted gas boiler. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder, opening to store area. Part glazed door leads to Pesters Lane.
Store Area (19' 11'' x 10' 6'' (6.06m x 3.20m))
Subject to planning permission and listed building consent this area could opened to create a garage accessed from Pesters Lane.
With door to very small enclosed terrace. Stone steps lead to the first floor.
Shower Room/Utility Room (10' 7'' x 7' 7'' (3.22m x 2.30m))
With mullion windows to the front and side. Low level WC, base units with sink unit and space/plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Ladder towel rail and shower cubicle with mains shower.
With window to the rear. Door leads to a long gallery overlooking the main reception areas.
Dressing Room (16' 5'' x 6' 7'' (5.00m x 2.00m))
With window to the front and side. Radiator.
Master Bedroom (18' 1'' x 14' 5'' (5.50m x 4.40m))
With two large stained glass mullion windows to the front. Two radiators, exposed roof trusses and half wall panelling.
En-Suite Bathroom (9' 6'' x 7' 3'' (2.90m x 2.22m))
With stained glass window to the front. Bathroom suite comprising low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, roll edge free standing bath with central taps, ladder towel rail and shower cubicle with mains shower.
En-Suite Shower Room (10' 4'' x 4' 11'' (3.14m x 1.50m))
With low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and shower cubicle with mains shower. Ladder towel rail.
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