Benter, Stratton-On-The-Fosse, Somerset, BA3 4SZ | Property for sale | Savills
193.33 sq m
Guide price £1,150,000(69,604,223 EGP)

BenterStratton-On-The-Fosse, Somerset, BA3 4SZ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Fine period coach house
  • Gardens and grounds of 2.4 acres
  • Quality features
  • Modernisation potential
  • Glorious country views
  • No onward chain

A wonderful converted coach house set in gardens and grounds of 2.4 acres neighbouring open countryside.

About this property

  • The Coach House is a fine period former coach house situated in gardens, woodland and paddock amounting to 2.4 acres. The property enjoys an elevated position with wonderful far reaching views across the neighbouring countryside. Formally part of Benter House the coach house was separated off some time ago and comprises of the coach house, separate stable/workshop (potential for conversion subject to the necessary permissions) double garage and separate single garage and spacious cellar/garden store.

    Set behind tall double gates and built in attractive local rubble stone with stone quoin edges and wonderful stone mullion windows with inset leaded light windows this picturesque period property is a delight to behold.

    On entering the property there is welcoming entrance hall with exposed tiled floor, doors off and stairs to the first floor. The sitting room enjoys a triple aspect, exposed wooden floor and inset period fireplace. The dining room enjoys a panoramic view across the neighbouring countryside. The kitchen/breakfast room is spacious in size and well equipped. There is space for a large breakfast table and views to both the front and rear. Leading off the kitchen is a side entrance area with cloakroom and practical utility room with access down to the garden.

    To the first floor are 4 bedrooms all with far reaching country views. There are also two family bathrooms and spacious landing area.

    The property is approached off a quiet country lane and enjoys an entrance to the coach house as well as a separate access to the garages and stable block/workshop. To the front is the original cobble stone courtyard, which in turn leads to a single garage. There is ample parking here for a number of vehicles. Access from the front via steps or a sloping pathway leads down to a level lawn area where there is access to a store shed and the cellar/garden store. Also from the garden is access to the stable/workshop via a stable door as well as a pedestrian door back onto the lane.

    The gardens and grounds amount to 2.4 acres and are arranged between formal gardens, woodland and a small paddock. There is also a wooded copse opposite the coach house that also forms part of the property. The majority is enclosed via tall stone walls and post and rail fencing. They also offer further potential.

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This is a wonderful home with plenty of potential in the most glorious setting.

Matthew PeglerProperty agent

Local information

  • The coach house is situated in a fine secluded position between Bath and Shepton Mallet, between Stratton on the Fosse and Oakhill. The property is situated in the idyllic Benter valley and enjoys picturesque views towards Ashwick and Nettlebridge. Shepton Mallet and the cathedral city of Wells are all within easy reach. The cities of Bath and Bristol are about 14 miles and 18 miles distant respectively, and both offer a wide range of shopping, leisure and education facilities. Well known schools in the area include Downside and Millfield. There is a main line rail link from Bath Spa or Castle Cary to London Paddington.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Bath take the A367 through Radstock and Stratton on the Fosse. Pass Downside Abbey and after about 1 mile turn right, signposted to Chilcompton at the cross roads. Take the immediate next left and follow the lane down to the coach house. For those using What3Wrods///tolls.soup.guidebook
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G