Town/City: South Barrow
Postcode: BA22 7FJ
Sale Type: Sold
Property SummaryThe Coach House is an outstanding barn conversion situated on an exclusive development in the pretty and rural village of South Barrow. The former barn has been triumphantly renovated to an unusually high standard and is now a luxurious family home that still retains its original character and charm. High quality building materials have been used both internally and externally with impressive attention to detail throughout the house. Attractive Oak cladding blends with red brick walls and French Grey painted windows retaining the integrity of the building whilst giving it a modern feel.
The front door opens into a generous hallway with an elegant staircase, combining a mixture of oak and glass, that leads to the landing. Off the hall is a magnificent kitchen/diner that acts as a focal point in the heart of the house. Underfoot is an elegant light coloured Limestone Floor from Jaipur, warmed by an underfloor heating system. Smart kitchen units and high end kitchen appliances include a Brittania dual range cooker, Samsung American Style Fridge/Freezer with water dispenser and an integrated NEFF dishwasher. The sitting room is a light and bright space, furnished with Andora classic oak floors and features a state of the art wood-burner. Off the kitchen is a well-equipped utility room (with access to the garden).
Two of the four bedrooms are on the ground floor and both have en-suites, the master bedroom featuring a bath, shower and generously sized dressing room adding a touch of luxury. The two remaining double bedrooms upstairs are well proportioned, each with en-suite shower rooms. All the aforementioned are equipped with high end fixtures and fittings, and reinforce the high standards of finishing evident throughout the house.
The property stands next to an impressive garage with the same oak cladding and stone work, with an electric car charging point. The sizeable garden is a blank canvas ready for the new owners to design as they wish.
The small parish of South Barrow lies south-west of Castle Cary and is one of the six pilgrim villages that were on the ancient pilgrimage route to Glastonbury. Good local restaurants and pubs include The Kingsdon Inn and The Red Lion in Babcary. Castle Cary (ten minutes away) is an attractive, small market town. It has many independent businesses including a variety of shops, boutiques and galleries. Local supermarkets include Waitrose in nearby Sherborne and Tesco in Shepton Mallet. The ever fashionable town of Bruton is also very close by and is well known both for its restaurant "At the Chapel" and "The Roth Bar" at the world-renowned Hauser & Wirth Gallery. The Newt in Somerset is a newly opened destination - this Grade II listed house and estate has been transformed into a hotel , spa and visitor centre which features a restaurant, using fresh produce from the kitchen garden, a cafe and farm shop together with wonderful woodland walks and gardens.
For further shopping and recreational activities Frome, Bath, Bristol, Wells and Salisbury are all within easy driving distance. Transport links are excellent with the A303 within easy driving distance and Castle Cary’s mainline railway station with direct services to London, just six miles away.
There are primary schools in near by Castle Cary, and Bruton and secondary schools at Ansford, Castle Cary and The Gryphon in Sherborne. Independent schools in the area include Hazelgrove, the Park, Kings School. Bruton and Bruton School for Girls, and Sherborne boys and girls.
EPC to follow
Air source heating
MHVR Mechanical ventilation heat recovery system
Electric car charging point
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- Fabulous Barn conversion in rural village location
- 4 bedrooms, 4 en suites
- High end fixtures and fittings
- South west facing garden
- Double garage with off driveway parking
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