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West Street, Banwell, 4 Bedrooms Cottage - £635,000

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Property Summary

Charming Grade II Farmhouse
Full of character & Period features
Stone Barn offering potential
Central Village Location
Well Presented Throughout
Large Gardens of around 1/2 Acre
Sitting Room, Dining Room & Study
Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility
Four double Bedrooms
Bathroom, Shower Room & En-Suite
Private Driveway with ample parking
Viewing Highly Recommended


A charming Grade II listed farmhouse property dating back we believe to the 1700's with the added benefit of a small detached stone built barn in the garden, offering potential for conversion to annexe accommodation or home office space (subject to any planning permission/consent required). The property has been subject to considerable modernisation and improvement by the present owners who have lived in the property since 2002 and there are surprisingly large rear gardens amounting to approximately 1/2 acre. This unique property is situated in a central level position within the popular village of Banwell and is conveniently situated just a short walk from the village Primary School and other amenities. In brief the versatile accommodation is arranged as follows: Entrance Hall, Study/Snug, Dining Room, Inner hallway with Cloakroom, Sitting Room, large Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room. On the first floor there is a Master Bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and En-Suite Shower Room, three further double Bedrooms, Bathroom and separate Shower Room. The property is approached via electrically operated double wooden gates which lead to the driveway and parking area for a number of vehicles and there are large gardens to the rear that form a particular feature of the property. This is without doubt, a truly interesting and individual property, still offering huge potential for further enhancement and in our opinion will only be fully appreciated on closer inspection. Viewing arrangements are by appointment only exclusively through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.


The property is situated in a central and convenient position within the sought after village of Banwell, famous for its 'Castle on the hill'. The village is nestled within the beautiful Mendip countryside and offers some local amenities including: Doctors Surgery and Pharmacy, Co-op mini market, Post Office/General Store and Newsagent, two Churches, Bowling Club, Public Houses, Takeaways and Restaurant. There is a popular Primary School within the village and a local bus service providing access to the surrounding district. Weston-super-Mare and Worle town centres are easily accessible and provide a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities including schools for all ages. The popular Churchill Academy with Sixth Form Centre is within 3 miles which also benefits from a Sports Centre and Swimming Pool. For those with an equestrian interest there are many bridle paths and equestrian facilities in the area, for the keen walkers, many countryside routes to explore and for the golfer, a range of top courses to play. Banwell is conveniently situated for the commuter with mainline railway connections at Worle Parkway and Weston-super-Mare providing access to Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington and other major towns and cities. Access to the M5 Motorway network is available at junction 21 (St.Georges) and Bristol International Airport is within a 30 minute drive.


From Bristol heading South West on the A38 proceed through the village of Langford. At the traffic lights turn right onto Dinghurst Road signposted to Banwell & Weston-super-Mare. Follow the road for approximately 3 miles passing through the village of Sandford. At the 'T' Junction in Banwell turn right onto West Street (A371) and continue down through the village centre passing the primary school on the left. The property can be found on the left-hand side just passed the turning onto Wolvershill Road on the right and can be identified by the Farrons for sale notice.

Storm Porch

With solid wooden entrance door leading to:

Entrance Hall

Staircase rising to the first floor accommodation with storage cupboard under, wood block flooring, radiator and half glazed door leading to the rear courtyard.

Study/Snug - 3.96m (13ft 0in) x 3.53m (11ft 7in)

Period cast iron fireplace with wood surround and recessed shelving to either side, original sash window with window shutters to the front elevation, half glazed door to the rear courtyard, radiator and picture rail.

Dining Room - 4.11m (13ft 6in) x 3.96m (13ft 0in)

Original sash window to the front elevation with window shutters and window seat, feature arched recess with window overlooking the rear garden, exposed floor boards, radiator, picture rail and half glazed door leading into the sitting room.

Inner Hallway

Exposed floor boards.


Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Low level W.C, fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mixer tap, exposed floor boards, extractor fan and radiator.

Sitting Room - 7.01m (23ft 0in) x 3.86m (12ft 8in)

Feature brick fireplace and hearth with open grate for log fires, shallow bay with sash window and window shutters to the front elevation, two radiators, picture rail, television point and beamed ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.88m (16ft 0in) x 3.89m (12ft 9in)

Fitted with a range of solid wood wall, base and drawer units with complementing worksurfaces over, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap, space for cooker with extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher and fridge, feature brick recess, exposed floor boards, radiator and three windows overlooking the rear courtyard. Door to:-

Utility Room - 3.76m (12ft 4in) x 2.13m (7ft 0in)

Fitted with a range of wall and base units with complementing worksurfaces over, space and plumbing for washing machine and other appliances, radiator, half glazed door leading to the rear courtyard.

Boiler Room

With lighting and power, Ferroli gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water with large pressurised hot water cylinder.

First Floor Landing

Sash window overlooking the rear garden, three radiators and two loft hatches, one of which has a pull-down loft ladder.

Master Bedroom - 4.67m (15ft 4in) x 3.91m (12ft 10in)

Two windows overlooking the rear courtyard, two radiators, large walk-in wardrobe and door to:-

En Suite Shower Room - 2.26m (7ft 5in) x 2.24m (7ft 4in)

Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Extra large shower unit with glass screen and door with Mira shower, fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mixer tap, low level W.C, ladder style radiator, tiled walls and flooring and obscure glass window.

Bedroom 2 - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.81m (12ft 6in)

Shallow bay with sash window to the front elevation and radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 4.01m (13ft 2in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)

Feature period fireplace with storage cupboards either side, radiator and sash window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 4 - 4.32m (14ft 2in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)

Window to the front elevation and radiator.

Bathroom - 2.18m (7ft 2in) x 1.93m (6ft 4in)

Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Corner Jacuzzi bath with mixer tap and Mira shower over, fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mixer tap, mirror and electric light/shaver socket over, low level W.C, fully tiled walls and flooring, ladder style radiator and obscure glass window.

Shower Room - 1.9m (6ft 3in) x 1.57m (5ft 2in)

Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Large corner shower unit with glass door and screen and Mira shower, fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level W.C, fully tiled walls and flooring, ladder style radiator and obscure glass window.


The small front garden is enclosed by wrought iron railings and laid with slate chippings, stone pathways and planted borders. The driveway is accessed via electrically operated double wooden gates and provides plenty of off road parking for a number of vehicles. Located within the rear garden is a detached stone built barn under a pitched and tiled roof. This is in need of renovation and offers fabulous potential for conversion into a home office space/annexe or an Air B and B facility (subject to any necessary planning permission/consent required). The large enclosed rear garden amounts to approximately half an acre (to be confirmed) with hedge and stone wall boundaries. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with an extensive range of mature trees, shrubs and planted borders providing ample space for children to play and for those with a keen gardening interest, loads of potential for a vegetable garden. Immediately outside the rear of the property is a private brick paved courtyard garden with planted borders and rockery with outside lighting and natural stone wall surround. Conveniently, there is a useful right of way to the rear of the property from Littlefields Road providing access to the rear garden. In addition, there is a timber garden shed and greenhouse, a garden store with corrugated and tiled roof and an outside water supply.

Agents Note

Please be advised that due to the property being a listed building, an Energy Performance Certificate is not required on this property.

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