Badgworth Lane - 4 Bedrooms Cottage - £435,000 - Sale Agreed

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Property Summary

A CHARMING COUNTRY COTTAGE full of character with potential to extend & update if required (subject to consent), situated in a stunning rural location backing onto open farmland with delightful views & large gardens, driveway, car port & workshop. 2 Receptions, Kitchen/Diner, Utility Room, 4 Bedrooms & Bathroom. EPC: E


It is a bit of a cliché to say but this really is a charming and quintessentially English Country Cottage, situated in a stunning rural location backing onto open farmland with delightful views. The property which we believe dates back to 1906 and was extended in the 1970's has been subject to improvement by the present owners although it offers the potential for further enhancement and extension if required (subject to any necessary consents). Much of the property's original character has been retained where possible and the accommodation is deceptive from an external perspective. It's all about the location and as mentioned this property is set in a lovely rural setting and the south west facing gardens do form a particular feature of the property that will clearly appeal to those with a keen gardening interest or to those seeking a garden providing lots of outside space for the children to play. To the rear of the property there is a single storey section (currently the utility room) which would lend itself well to development and there is space to the side of the property for a garage with accommodation above if required. Additional benefits include oil fired central heating and recently installed Fibre-to-Property 200Mb Ultrafast Broadband. In brief, the accommodation includes: Entrance Porch and Hallway, Sitting Room, Snug, Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, First Floor Landing with access to the Attic Room via a loft ladder which has in the past been used as home office space. There are four double Bedrooms, a Bathroom and Shower. The property is approached via a gated stone chipped driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles and there is a car port. It is our recommendation to view at an early opportunity as we anticipate strong interest from the outset. Viewings are strictly by appointment through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.


The property is situated in a quiet rural position within the charming Somerset village of Badgworth where there are a number of fine period houses and cottages, a local village Church and Hall. Badgworth is an active and caring rural community situated a short drive away from the Medieval Town of Axbridge and the villages of Wedmore and Cheddar, each offering a range of amenities and shopping facilities. Being a rural area, there are a range of outdoor pursuits available including golf at the Isle of Wedmore Golf Club, walking, horse riding, mountain biking and fishing. For those with hobbies and interests, there are a number of clubs and societies in the area. The property lies within the school catchment area of Weare Academy First School (with attached pre-school), Hugh Sexey Middle School and The Kings of Wessex Academy in Cheddar with private schooling available at Millfield in Street, the Cathedral School in Wells and Sidcot School near Winscombe. For those travelling further afield, access to the M5 motorway network is available at junction 22 (Edithmead) with mainline railway connections at Highbridge, Weston-super-Mare, Yatton and Backwell. Bristol International Airport is approximately a 20-minute drive away.


From Bristol heading South West on the Bristol Road (A38) enter the village of Churchill. At the traffic lights proceed straight ahead. Follow the road for approximately 1 mile passing through the Hamlet of Star. After a further ½ mile proceed past Sidcot School on the left-hand side and drop down the hill to a set of traffic lights. Continue straight ahead onto Bridgwater Road (A38) for approximately 1.5 mile passing the village of Cross at the bottom of the hill on the right-hand side. Now on Turnpike Road, after a further mile proceed through the village of Lower Weare, passing Notting Hill Way on the left. Proceed for another mile or so down the road and turn left onto Badgworth Lane. Continue on past Church Lane on the left and when you see a collection of 6 stone built modern properties on the left, our property can be found on the right-hand side.

Entrance Porch

Brick built with solid Oak tongue and groove entrance door with stain glass insert, tiled flooring and shelving. Open to:

Entrance Hall

Staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation, electric meter cupboard.

Sitting Room - 4.22m (13ft 10in) x 3.51m (11ft 6in)

Feature brick fireplace and hearth, radiator and dual aspect Georgian style windows to the front and side elevations.

Snug - 3.96m (13ft 0in) x 3.38m (11ft 1in)

Feature brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and inset cast iron wood burning stove and arched shelved recess to the side. Double glazed Georgian style window to the front elevation. Radiator, television point and further recessed book shelves.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 8.97m (29ft 5in) x 3.48m (11ft 5in) reducing to 2.74 (9')

Fitted with a range of cottage style wall, base and drawer units from local craftsmen Benton Kitchens, with complementing solid wood work surfaces and upstands over, under-unit lighting and inset double bowl white ceramic sink unit with swan neck mixer tap. Recessed oil fired Aga cooker with twin hot plates and 2 ovens, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Feature recessed shelving, useful understairs cupboard, tiled flooring, radiator and beamed ceiling. Window and Georgian style French doors providing a delightful rear aspect across the garden and adjacent countryside beyond.

Walk-in Pantry

With shelving, ceiling light and Grant oil fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water.

Utility Room - 3.78m (12ft 5in) x 2.46m (8ft 1in)

Two windows overlooking the rear garden, radiator and space for appliances. Doorway leading to the workshop.

First Floor Landing

Access to Attic room via loft ladder:-

Attic Room - 3.61m (11ft 10in) x 3.23m (10ft 7in) max (restricted head height)

With lighting, power points and two Velux style windows providing stunning views across the surrounding countryside and to Brent Knoll and Crook Peak beyond.

Bedroom 1 - 4.11m (13ft 6in) x 3.51m (11ft 6in)

With feature cast iron period fireplace, pedestal wash-hand basin with hot and cold taps, built-in wardrobe, radiator and double glazed Georgian style window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 3.56m (11ft 8in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)

Georgian style window to the front elevation, radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 4.06m (13ft 4in) x 2.54m (8ft 4in)

Double glazed Georgian style window to the rear elevation providing stunning views across the garden and surrounding countryside. Wash-hand basin with hot and cold taps, radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 3.58m (11ft 9in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)

Double glazed Georgian style window to the rear elevation with stunning views across the garden and surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Bathroom - 2.44m (8ft 0in) x 2.31m (7ft 7in)

Modern suite with chrome fittings including:- Panelled bath with mixer shower tap over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, Built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing the hot water cylinder. Radiator and double glazed Georgian style window.

Shower Room

With tiled shower unit and Triton electric shower, extractor fan, shower rail and curtain.


The property is approached via a gated stone chipped driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles which in turn leads to the lean-to car port. The pretty front garden is lawned with a delightful range of mature trees, shrubs and flower borders, hedge boundaries, outside light and gated side access to the rear garden.
The large rear garden is enclosed with fence and hedge and overlooks the beautiful Somerset countryside affording a stunning aspect across to Brent Knoll and Crook Peak beyond. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a range of mature trees, and fruit trees, shrubs and flower borders and there is a stone chipped seating area. In addition, there is a timber garden store and outside water supply.

Workshop - 6.1m (20ft 0in) x 2.44m (8ft 0in)

With lighting, power points, ceramic Butlers sink with hot and cold taps and W.C with low level suite. Door and window to the garden.

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