North Brewham, Bruton Offers in Excess of £975,000

Sold STC
  • Druley Hill Farm
     North Brewham
  • Drive to house
     North Brewham
  • Second sitting room
     North Brewham
  • Entrance gates
     North Brewham
  • Second sitting room
     North Brewham
  • Wood burner feature
     North Brewham
  • Kitchen
     North Brewham
  • Formal sitting room
     North Brewham
  • Guest bedroom
     North Brewham
  • Master bedroom
     North Brewham
  • View from house
     North Brewham
  • Swimming pool
     North Brewham
  • Annexe living / kitchen space
     North Brewham
  • Annexe kitchen
     North Brewham
  • Annexe bedroom
     North Brewham
  • Annexe bedroom feature
     North Brewham
  • Annexe shower room
     North Brewham
  • Garden towards sun room
     North Brewham
  • Stabling
     North Brewham
  • Formal gardens
     North Brewham
  • Pond towards barn and tennis court
     North Brewham
  • Driveway and covered parking
     North Brewham

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  • Beautiful 5 bedroom, 3 reception room period farmhouse
  • 2 / 3 bedroom detached annexe (possible holiday let?)
  • Extensive formal gardens and productive vegetable plot
  • Swimming pool and tennis court
  • Large barn / stable building
  • Further outbuildings
  • Paddock with field shelter
  • Extending to around 3.5 acres in total

Beautifully presented and offering a huge amount of inherent character, this lovely period farmhouse nestles in a pretty, yet extremely accessible rural setting with versatile 5 bedroom accommodation, a superb 2 bedroom annexe, excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool and tennis court, plus outbuildings, stables, gardens, a paddock and land amounting to approximately 3.5 acres.

In more detail :

The main farmhouse itself is a genuine delight, being very spacious, but very cosy and homely too. It has a wealth of impressive features, such as the warming Aga in the kitchen, an abundance of hardwood joinery (including floors, doors and windows), a useful (wine) cellar and, quite possibly the most striking feature of the property, a substantial timber framed sitting room which can offer fantastic views over the private gardens whilst putting one's feet up in front of the wood burning stove. Unlike many properties of this age. the ceiling heights are generous and the rooms are light and spacious. The bathrooms and kitchen have also been beautifully refitted in recent years, leaving little expenditure for future owners in terms of decoration and updating.

On the opposite side of the courtyard to the farmhouse, the cloistered old stable block has been the subject of a sympathetic and extensive conversion into a wonderful, self contained 2 bedroom annexe. Continuing the high quality finish of the house, the annexe is wonderfully well presented and benefits from a spacious open plan layout with warmth and character provided by timber features and a wood burning stove. The annexe building itself also plays host to an additional (and very useful) overflow ensuite bedroom and large utility room.

Druley Hill Farm is accessed from the lane via a gravel driveway with a five bar gate leading to a parking area, triple oak framed car port and turning circle. The gardens lie to the rear and sides of the property and comprise level lawned areas, a delightful pond and a superb and very productive vegetable area with raised beds a fruit cage, poly tunnel and greenhouse. Through a gated wall at the rear of the house is a particularly lovely area, which is beautifully planted and has a larger sweeping lawn, plus lots of specimen and fruit trees. Much of the lawned areas are floodlit and there is woodland beyond, which belongs to the Somerset Estate and offers a huge degree of privacy to the property and its gardens. The swimming pool and pool house, which also incorporates a kitchenette for alfresco dining, and the tennis court, are located in a walled corner near the drive. There are further outbuildings comprising a modern block barn (currently incorporating 3 modern loose boxes), with a corrugated roof and a lean-to tractor store. There is also a garden store, w.c. and electricity outhouse together with a PV array and 3 phase electricity supply (which we believe is particularly unusual for the area).

There is a generous paddock (opposite the property) that that is gently sloping, in lush pasture and bounded by woodland. It is stock fenced and has a field shelter. There is excellent riding right on the doorstep with access to the 'Cannwood Lane' very close by. The MacMillan Way, Duke of Somerset’s estate land and West wood Warren (license required) are also just a short distance from the property.

Please note that some library photographs have been used in this presentation.


Rooms

Kitchen breakfast room

Please refer to floor plan

Room dimensions, with approximate measurements only, comprise :

Formal sitting room - 15' 10'' x 13' 9'' (4.82m x 4.19m)

Dining room - 13' 11'' x 12' 4'' (4.24m x 3.76m)

Second sitting room - 21' 4'' x 16' 10'' (6.50m x 5.13m)

Utility room - 9' 3'' x 7' 9'' (2.82m x 2.36m)

Ground floor WC

Boot room

Cellar - 14' 0'' x 12' 0'' (4.26m x 3.65m)

FIRST FLOOR

Master suite - 14' 11'' x 14' 0'' (4.54m x 4.26m)

Plus dressing room and en suite bathroom

Bedroom - 14' 0'' x 12' 4'' (4.26m x 3.76m)

Bedroom - 13' 2'' x 7' 10'' (4.01m x 2.39m)

Bathroom

Shower room

SECOND FLOOR

Please note that all second floor rooms have sloping ceiling and therefore, restricted head height Measurements taken from vertical walls, so should be considered as 'maximum'.

Bedroom - 17' 2'' x 9' 5'' (5.23m x 2.87m)

Bedroom - 14' 2'' x 9' 6'' (4.31m x 2.89m)

Attic storage room - 24' 6'' x 13' 1'' (7.46m x 3.98m)

Attic storage room - 12' 8'' x 13' 1'' (3.86m x 3.98m)

ANNEXE

Kitchen / living room - 17' 9'' x 13' 4'' (5.41m x 4.06m)

Bedroom - 13' 5'' x 8' 7'' (4.09m x 2.61m)

Bedroom - 10' 1'' x 9' 9'' (3.07m x 2.97m)

Shower room

Overflow bedroom

No internal access from annexe

Utility room

Stable barn - 40' 0'' x 32' 0'' (12.18m x 9.75m)

Lean-to hay barn - 19' 0'' x 18' 0'' (5.79m x 5.48m)

Swimming pool - 36' 0'' x 16' 0'' (10.96m x 4.87m)


EPC

Floorplans (Click to Enlarge)

Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
North Brewham
Bruton BA10 0JS
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DRE00475
Stephen Alford
Robert Williams Estate Agents
 
  01392 204800