Rock Farm, Back Lane, Stoney Stratton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

£1,150,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Sitting room, Living room, Kitchen/dining room, Utility room, Larder, Cloakroom

Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 4 Further bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Annexe, Office, Numerous outbuildings

Established gardens, Terrace

About 0.65 acres

Rock Farm is a former farmhouse constructed in the early 19th century of stone elevations under a slate roof. The current owners have completely restored the house including re-roofing and new windows, repointing, rewiring and plumbing. The house is presented to an extremely high standard throughout paying close attention to detail throughout. Period features remain, which have been sympathetically restored, alongside contemporary furnishings including underfloor heating on the ground floor.

To the front of the house are two south facing reception rooms, both with bay windows, fireplaces and flagstone floors. To the rear of the house is an excellent kitchen/dining room with doors opening out onto the terrace and gardens and has bespoke oak cupboards with a central island. There is also a four oven Aga, double Belfast sink and large walk in larder. A large utility room, useful boot area and cloakroom are also on the ground floor.

On the first floor is an exceptional master bedroom with a beautiful ensuite bathroom with exposed A-frame beams. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom on this floor. On the second floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom.

Rock Farm is located in the quiet and picturesque hamlet of Stoney Stratton overlooking the rolling Somerset hills. The nearby village of Evercreech has a good array of amenities including a co-op, bakery, pharmacy, garage, doctors surgery and primary school. Bruton has further amenities with a good range of restaurants including the excellent At The Chapel, a wide range of independent retailers and the new highly regarded art gallery; Hauser & Wirth. The cathedral city of Bath is 23 miles to the north and offers a comprehensive range of cultural, leisure and business amenities. Castle Cary has a mainline railway station with direct trains to London Paddington (100 minutes).

Communications by road are excellent with the A303 providing a link to the M3, M25 and London, or the West Country.

Rock Farm is ideally located for fishing, shooting, walking and riding with numerous bridle paths in the surrounding unspoilt countryside. Also within easy reach are racecourses at Bath, Wincanton and Salisbury. The renowned Babington House Private Members Club, the country branch of Soho

House, is just 10 miles away and offers many recreational facilities.

There is a wide range of highly regarded schools in the locality including King's School Bruton, All Hallows Preparatory School, Downside School, Wells Cathedral School, Millfield School and further afield Sherborne and St Mary's Shaftesbury. Bath schools include Monkton Combe, Prior Park College, King Edwards, The Royal High and Kingswood Schools.

To the front of the house it is a mostly laid to lawn and bordered from the road by a pretty stone wall and saddle stones. To the side of the house is an electric wooden gate leading to a large gravel area with plenty of parking. Adjacent to the house is a large paved terrace with steps leading up to the garden. This is mostly laid to lawn and interspersed with mature trees. At the rear of the garden a gate leads to an orchard and onto cobbled courtyard with a range of stone outbuildings which have great potential. Within the gardens are two converted buildings; a one bedroom annexe and a store with an office above which also has a wood burner.

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