Woolminstone, Crewkerne


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Available with no onward chain. An opportunity to acquire this Grade II listed gem of a house, bursting with charm and character, set in 1 acre of land in a lovely rural position surrounded by open countryside. As well as the main house there is a detached barn ripe for conversion (sub to the necessary planning) and a bespoke triple garage with guest accommodation above. The perfect getaway from the city as a holiday home or equally a primary residence. The property comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, a spacious open plan bespoke kitchen/dining room, cloakroom, 2 rear lobbies, main bedroom (7m x 5m) with roll top bath, WC and basin, a further good sized bedroom (6.2m x 5m) with ensuite shower room, detached barn, bespoke oak framed garaging with guest accommodation over, parking for many vehicles, pretty gardens and grounds with views in all directions.

Higher Farm is situated in this rural hamlet, south west of the pretty market town of Crewkerne in South Somerset. Crewkerne boasts a good selection of shopping, dining, leisure and recreation facilities including a Waitrose superstore, doctors surgery and community hospital. The A303is just 8 miles away and a mainline train station at Crewkerne, offers hourly services to London (waterloo) A broader range of amenities are available in the commercial centre of Yeovil which is easily accessible by road or public transport, and the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis is around 30 minutes drive away. There are a wide array of sporting and equestrian facilities within easy reach.


The property is approached via a lane to the rear (owned by the property) that leads through a 5 bar gate into the parking are and to the garaging. There is a further entrance at the bottom of the lane next to the detached barn and another entrance to the field at the top of the lane.

Main House

Entrance Hall

5.5m x 1.5m (18'0 x 4'11 )

Door to the front, flagstone floor throughout, wood panelled wall, exposed beams, door to rear lobby and cloakroom.

Rear Lobby

Door to cloakroom, door to rear.


Window to the side, high level WC, basin, exposed beam and stonework, 1 x radiator.

Sitting Room

6m x 5m (19'8 x 16'4 )

Triple aspect windows, flagstone floor, large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, panelled wall, 2 window seats, exposed beams, 2 x radiators.

Kitchen/Dining Rroom

8m x 5m (26'2 x 16'4 )

Triple aspect windows, flagstone floor in the dining room part and quarry tiles in the kitchen. Inglenook fireplace with original cast iron range (not used). A bespoke solid wood fitted kitchen, large Belfast sink with drainer and brass mixer tap, integral electric oven with 4 ring gas hob, integral fridge and freezer, integral dishwasher, bespoke kitchen island, 2 x radiators, spot lights, door to stairs and 1st floor.

Kitchen Lobby

Door to rear garden, double aspect windows, solid wood cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher.

1st Floor Landing

Hatch to the loft, solid oak floor, door to eaves storage.

Bedroom 1

7mx 5m (22'11 x 16'4 )

The first of the two extremely spacious bedrooms. Double aspect windows, solid oak floor, built in eaves wardrobe, airing cupboard with gas fired combination boiler, freestanding cast iron bath with shower attachment, a separate room with WC and wash basin, exposed beams, 2 window seats, 2 x radiators.

Bedroom 2

6.2m x 5m (20'4 x 16'4 )

Another spacious bedroom with double aspect windows, solid oak floor, original stone fireplace, built in wardrobe, exposed beams, coffin hatch, 2 x radiators.

Ensuite Shower Room

Shower cubicle with storage cupboard to side, WC, basin with cupboard under, exposed beam, extractor fan.

Hay Barn

The old hay barn comprises two good sized rooms, lean- to workshop /store and further store.

Barn room

5.5m x 5.4m (18'0 x 17'8 )

Large door to front.

Barn room

5.5m x 4.6m (18'0 x 15'1 )


5.5m x 3m (18'0 x 9'10 )

Sliding doors to rear, window to the front, lighting and power.


Door to front.

Garaging -


5.5m x 3m (18'0 x 9'10 )

Double doors to front, lighting and power.

Double Garage

6.2m x 5.5m (20'4 x 18'0 )

2 Sets of double doors to the front, lighting and power.

Log Store

A lean to tiled roof log store to the side of the garage.


There is ample parking for at least 10 vehicles in front of the garages.

Guest Accomodation

Over the garaging.


7.1m x 4m (23'3 x 13'1 )

Door to the side accessed via stairs on the outside of the building, 2 large skylight windows giving far reaching views to the rolling hills in the distance, built in wardrobe, eaves storage, 4 x radiators.

Shower Room

2.7m x 1.7m (8'10 x 5'6 )

Walk in shower cubicle, ceramic tiled floor, eaves storage, WC, basin with storage under.

Gardens and Grounds

The gardens and adjoining field are a particular feature of the property. They lie to the back and sides of the house, mainly laid to lawn and are extremely private and pretty. Surrounded by hedgerow borders there are a number of fruit and other mature trees, flower borders, pathways leading to various seating and patio areas. The garden rolls into a paddock to the west of the property which has gated access from the lane which is also owned by the property. The gardens face South-West so enjoy the sun all year round.


Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating and hot water is on lpg gas via a large tank that is buried in the grounds and there is private drainage via a septic tank.

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