Dairy House Estate, Stubbs Lane, Beckington, Frome, BA11 6TE | Property for sale | Savills
58.68 Ha(145 Ac)
Guide price £4,950,000($6,287,074)

Dairy House EstateStubbs Lane, Beckington, Frome, BA11 6TE

  • Freehold

Key features

  • 8 bed main house
  • 3/4 bed cottage
  • Pheasant Shoot
  • Commercial barns
  • In all about 145 acres
  • Edge of village location

Diverse estate mixed-use land, pheasant shoot and double bank fishing, in a stunning position surrounded by open countryside.

About this property

  • This compact sporting estate sits in a secluded valley that runs from the village of Beckington to Oldford. Lullington village is close by and can be reached on foot or by crossing the river Frome.

    The eight-bedroom six-bathroom main house accompanies a three/four- bedroom two-bathroom cottage.

    A commercial office and second industrial unit can generate rental income. There is a fantastic pheasant shoot and double bank fishing.

    Set at the end of a tree lined driveway in a country estate setting, on the Dairy House Estate, this outstanding property occupies a glorious rural position but is hidden just minutes from the centre of a popular and vibrant village and is close to Frome, Bath and Bruton.

    Main House

    The house is currently presented as an eight-bedroom property with well-appointed and versatile accommodation predominantly arranged over one floor with five bedrooms and four bathrooms on the ground floor and three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor.

    Stone pillars with electric gates lead to a large, gravelled parking area. A stone entrance porch leads into a vaulted drawing room with exposed beams and a fireplace with wood burning stove; double doors lead into the courtyard. The dining room overlooks the drawing room and has space to host a large dinner party or family event and makes this a super entertaining space. A step leads up into a sitting room with woodburning stove, bespoke fitted bookcases and a stone tiled floor.

    The kitchen is a fantastic space and is the focal point of the house; it is a light and bright with double doors onto the courtyard and views running down to the river. Fitted with a bespoke range of wall and floor cabinets with a central island, finished with a granite work surfaces and a stone tiled floor. A four oven Aga is fitted with a canopy and an extractor fan inset, there is a built-in electric hob and microwave oven.

    There are two spacious cloak/utility rooms (one is a kitchen for the annexe) and several storerooms including a temperature-controlled wine store. There is also a games room/snug with sitting area and bar/kitchenette.

    The principal bedroom suite is located on the ground floor with double doors overlooking the gardens and has a dressing room and an en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms on the ground floor. The staircase in the drawing room leads to a further three bedrooms on the first floor served by two shower rooms. The property is fitted to a very high standard throughout with flexible living space that will suit multi-generational living or those needing to work from home.

    Outside

    The main house is set on three sides around a central courtyard that provides a super outdoor living space. Paved with flag stones and planted with mature trees and beautiful English roses, there is an outdoor pizza oven, firepit area and ample space for dining and lounging. Steps lead down to the gardens and there are fine views across the lawns over the paddock below and towards the river.

    Gardens and Grounds

    Dairy House Farm is set in about 145 acres of beautiful land with part of the river Frome running through the farm. This provides fishing opportunities, with easy access to both sides of the bank, with a river crossing by vehicle or bridge on foot. The land is all in permanent pasture.

    The Cottage

    There is a three/four bedroom detached cottage providing versatile accommodation, beautifully presented and with its own access and gardens located behind the main house

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a compact sporting estate in a beautiful edge of village location.

Jack KingProperty agent

Local information

  • The Dairy House Estate sits on the fringes of the picturesque and popular village of Beckington.
  • The village offers a typically British quintessential nature with its rich variety of architectural styles and the many amenities on offer which include two public houses, tennis courts, memorial hall with playing fields, village cricket club, St. Georges Church of England church, Beckington Baptist Church and St. Luke's Doctors surgery.
  • There are two good schools within the village (Beckington Church of England primary and Springmead independent Prep school) as well as school bus services to independent schools in Bath, Bruton and Millfield.
  • Other services are met with a local garage, a petrol station/leisure site with a Marks and Spencer Express and Starbucks Coffee Hose, award-winning farm shop and Mes Amis, an excellent café/delicatessen.
  • In addition there is a regular public bus services to Frome, Bath and Chippenham.
  • Further comprehensive amenities and services can be found in the market town of Frome with its popular farmers market and vibrant social scene or Georgian Bath with its fine architecture, much loved theatre and unique Thermae Spa.
  • Babington House (part of the Soho House group) members club is only approx. 7 miles from door to door and the up and the highly desirable Bruton home to Hauser & Wirth as well as The Chapel fine dining experience lies approx. 17 miles to the south.
  • The much-admired towns of Frome and Bruton are close by, and the city of Bath is 20 minutes away. The Westbury train station is twelve minutes away and London Paddington is a further one hour twenty minutes.

Additional information

  • Please note, there are public footpaths across the land.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F