An equestrian property with permission for new house and sold with profitable holiday cottage set in the highly desired location of Penselwood well positioned for access to the A303 west and east. Offered to the market with no upper chain, with stable block and planning for further development,
Located in the highly desired Penselwood this superb four bedroom property sits well back from the land behind private electric gates. With planning permission to redevelop the existing property into a 4300 two storey house.
Sold with a highly profitable stone holiday cottage with booking for 2021, the property will appeal to many different lifestyles. Planning permission granted not only to extend the current holiday cottage to three bedrooms but also planning approved for further holiday cottages.
A super enclosed yard of four stables, day room and double garage, further barn and level paddocks, in all totalling 6 acres.
Shaftesbury 10 miles
International airports: Bristol 36 miles, Bournemouth 42 miles,
London Heathrow 95 miles
Mainline Train Services: Gillingham (6 miles) to London Waterloo (2
hours), Castle Cary (12 miles) to London Paddington (2 hours)
Situated in beautiful countryside in the highly sought after village Penselwood, which is just under 2 miles from the A303 connecting to London and the West Country. Wincanton, which is a small Somerset Town is found a few miles to the West and Yeovil further South West.
Education The West Country is excellently catered for with a range
of state and private schools. Zeals hosts an outstanding pre-school / nursery with Bourton, Mere and Wincanton having primary schools. In Motcombe there is Port Regis, Bruton at a 20 minute drive offers Kings School and Bruton School for Girls, Hazelgrove at Sparkford and Clayesmore and Sherborne are a 30 minute drive south. Further details for independents can be obtained from isc. co.uk or via schoolsearch.co.uk. More comprehensive state school information can be obtained via the local authority at wilts.gov.uk.
Local, Sporting & Recreational
The area has immense historic and Archaeological interest including Cadbury Castle which is a short distance to the west. Stourhead and Longleat are within a 20 minute drive. The neighbouring towns of Wincanton, Bruton, Gillingham and Shaftesbury offer a good range of facilities including supermarkets, shops, chemist, surgery, public houses, schools and fitness centre with a more comprehensive range of services available in Bath and Salisbury. There are plentiful walking and cycling opportunities directly from the
property with fishing available locally on the Rivers Nadder & Wylye. The outriding is superb from the property with the beautiful Mere Downs nearby and permits available to ride through the Stourhead Forest Estate. Horseracing is at Wincanton, Bath and Salisbury. Golfcan be enjoyed at Wincanton, Warminster, High Post or Tollard Royal
With planning approved and commenced to extend to four bedroom two storey house the existing property is approached via a gated driveway with neatly landscaped lawns to the front and rear. The drive sweeps around the property leading to the stables, barn and land to the rear.
Full planning permission to convert the bungalow into a two storey
property - 10/00833/FUL (please see floor plans)
The Holiday Cottage
This traditional stone barn under tile roof is approached via a different
entrance, this leads to a private gravel driveway with a separate parking
area. The smartly presented holiday cottage is located to the South East
of the main house and enjoys its own garden and patio area. Planning permission approved to extend to three double bedrooms.
FURTHER HOLIDAY COTTAGES
There is full planning permission granted to convert
the stables into two holiday cottages – planning permission ref
The detached stable block comprising of four stables a workshop and double garage constructed of rendered blockwork under tile roof. The yard is enclosed accessible by a five bar gate and the yard has power and water connected.
A general purpose barn with steel frame and timber cladding
with a sliding door.
Attractive 2 bay open timber frame garage attached to the stables
Level paddocks with fence and hedged boundary.
Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not
form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for
guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has
all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant has not tested any services,
equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for
reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party
to compensation in respect thereof.
Local Authority Somerset Council Tel: 0845 345 9155
Council Tax Band ‘G`
NB - THE FOURTH BEDROOM NEEDS THE STUD WALL REINSTATED TO RE-ESTABLISH THE PREVIOUS BEDROOM FROM THE OPEN PLAN STUDY
EPC Band E (Long Lane Stables) Band C (Stable Cottage) : full EPC available upon request
Services Mains (metered) water, electricity and private drainage to septic tank. Broadband
to the property.
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments
are excluded from the sale.
Tenure The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on
Particulars Prepared by Charlotte Roberts-Barr, February 2021.
Property Code CV,EQ,TL,SH
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.