Postcode: BA4 6AD
Sale Type: Sold
Mole Cottage dates from 1820 and is a Grade II Listed, picturesque, terraced cottage in the heart of the popular village of Batcombe. The property is in need of modernization and offers the opportunity to create a really pretty home with loads of charm and character.
The cottage is laid out over two floors: a kitchen, living room (with a beautiful fireplace) and bathroom on the ground floor, and two bedrooms on the first floor. The garden is accessed from the rear of the property and runs up the hill behind the house and could be tiered and terraced to make the most of the stunning views. There is also the opportunity to create a patio at the back of the cottage.
Batcombe is one of the most popular villages in Somerset and property here does not often come to market. The village has an excellent pub, a lively village hall (with cinema nights), a well equipped playground and a beautiful 15th century church. It is situated well away from main roads, set amongst rolling hills and green fields, and this un-spoilt valley is rightly designated a Conservation Area. The cottage itself would make an ideal rural bolt hole or weekend retreat for city dwellers, set as it is in the beautiful Somerset countryside
Local shopping can be found at the new 'Notting Hill' also known as Bruton (about 5 miles away) that has the renowned 'At the Chapel' restaurant and cafe, numerous independent shops and the world famous Hauser and Wirth Gallery. About 8 miles away is the larger town of Frome, well known for being a creative hub, and with all the usual retail amenities including Sainsbury. For more serious shopping and business, Bath is approx 20 miles way.
Batcombe has a well kept secret that is Penny Square Barn which regularly gets rented for weddings .As an investment Mole Cottage would be very popular in general as a holiday let and in particular when this barn has events.
Batcombe is about 5 miles from Castle Cary mainline railway station (London Paddington in under 2 hours) and Gillingham railway station, about 15 miles away, has a direct service to London Waterloo. Bristol airport is about 25 miles away.
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- Classic English Cottage
- Popular village location
- Opportunity for modernization
- Picturesque gardens with stunning Views
- Pretty and peaceful location
- South facing