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Quarrylands Lane, Badgworth, Axbridge, 5 Bedrooms Detached - £650,000 - Sale Agreed

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Property Summary

Charming Country Cottages
Delightful Village Setting
Potential for Dual Occupation/Annexe
Some Modernisation Required
3-4 Reception Rooms
Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility
Downstairs Shower Room
5 Bedrooms, Bathroom & En-Suite
Driveway, Double Garage & Store
Large Gardens & Pleasant Rural Views
Swimming Pool & Tennis Court


Purchase a little bit of local history! Farrons are delighted to offer for sale this substantial and charming period cottage situated in a much coveted rural village location, offering spacious and versatile accommodation measuring approximately 286 sq.m (3078 sq.ft), as stated on the energy performance certificate dated 25 October 2019. The property itself 'shouts out' a "feeling of times gone by" and includes many character features associated with a property of this era. There are exposed stone inglenook fireplaces and beams, original doors and quirky recesses, all of which can only be appreciated when seen. Belstone Cottage has been subject to significant change in the past and has been modernised and substantially extended from the original footprint providing excellent potential for dual occupation or separate annexe accommodation. However, it should be noted that there is still room for further enhancement if required. Benefitting from modern additions such as double glazed windows and oil fired central heating, modern bathroom suites and kitchen units, the accommodation includes, on the ground floor: A Reception Hall and Living Room both graced with feature stone inglenook fireplaces, there is a separate Dining Room and large Sitting Room with French doors leading to the rear garden and a Kitchen/Breakfast Room with AGA cooker and walk-in pantry. In addition, there is a large Boot Room/Store, Utility Room and downstairs Shower Room. On the first floor, there is a Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, four further Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. Outside gets really interesting! Apart from the driveway, double garage and garden store, there is a large rear garden with additional enclosed kitchen garden for the keen home producers. Beyond which there is the real surprise! A hidden garden, incorporating a swimming pool with timber summerhouse, a tennis court and additional wild garden area. Amazing?.... Yes, but it must be said that this area is all in need of restoration in order to bring it up to full usable condition. Overall, this is in our opinion, an excellent opportunity, rarely available in the area and most definitely worth viewing. Appointments to view are strictly by arrangement, exclusively through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.


The property is situated in a quiet 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 a rural community situated a short drive away from the Medieval Town of Axbridge and the village of Wedmore both 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, 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 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. Continue for another mile or so down the road and turn left onto Badgworth Lane. Take the first available turning on the left onto Church Lane and procced up the hill and through a series of bends where the property can be found on the right-hand side.

Reception Hall - 4.88m (16ft 0in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in) max

Solid wood entrance door, feature natural stone inglenook fireplace with inset cast iron log burner with recessed storage cupboard to one side. Staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation with storage cupboard under. Radiator and wall lights.

Living Room - 4.78m (15ft 8in) x 4.57m (15ft 0in)

Substantial natural stone inglenook fireplace with flagstone hearth, cast iron canopy and recessed storage cupboard to one side. Recessed display shelves with storage under, two radiators and two windows to the front elevation.

Dining Room - 4.88m (16ft 0in) x 3.51m (11ft 6in)

Two feature display recesses with storage cupboards, radiator, wall lights, serving hatch to kitchen. Window to the front elevation with window seat.

Rear Hallway

Double glazed window and door overlooking the rear garden. Telephone point.

Sitting Room - 6.55m (21ft 6in) x 4.27m (14ft 0in)

Feature shelved recess with storage cupboard under, two radiators and recessed ceiling lights. Double glazed windows and French doors provide a delightful outlook across the rear garden.

Shower Room - 2.92m (9ft 7in) x 2.01m (6ft 7in)

Modern white suite including: - Glass shower unit with shower and tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C and radiator. Double window overlooking the rear garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 6.32m (20ft 9in) x 4.27m (14ft 0in)

Fitted range of cream fronted wall, base and drawer units with complementing worksurfaces over, tiled surrounds and inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Matching central island unit with storage cupboards and additional stainless-steel sink unit and chrome mixer tap, feature two oven Aga cooker, built-in Stoves 4 ring Calor gas hob and electric double oven. In addition, there are recessed ceiling lights, a solid wood floor and walk-in larder cupboard with fitted base units, shelving and quarry tiled floor. Double glazed windows and door provide a delightful outlook across the rear garden.

Utility Room - 2.69m (8ft 10in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in)

Fitted base units with work surface over and inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Space for washing machine and fridge/freezer, quarry tiled flooring, radiator and double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Boot Room/Store - 4.8m (15ft 9in) x 3.61m (11ft 10in)

Grant oil fired boiler supplying the central heating and hot water system. Radiator, window to the front elevation.

First Floor Landing - 2.69m (8ft 10in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in)

Built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing the hot water cylinder, built-in storage cupboard, two radiators, secondary airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Three upvc double glazed windows to the front elevation and two windows to the rear providing an outstanding view across the garden and beautiful Somerset countryside beyond.

Master Bedroom - 4.22m (13ft 10in) x 3.12m (10ft 3in)

Wall to wall built-in wardrobe units, radiator and double glazed window to the rear elevation providing a delightful outlook across the garden and surrounding Somerset countryside to Brent Knoll beyond in the distance. Door to:-

En Suite Bathroom - 2.54m (8ft 4in) x 1.96m (6ft 5in)

Modern white suite with chrome fittings including:- Panelled bath, large walk-in shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, chrome ladder style radiator, part tiled walls, recessed shelving and double glazed window to rear providing a lovely rural outlook.

Bedroom 2 - 3.89m (12ft 9in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

Built-in storage cupboard, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator and double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden and beautiful Somerset countryside and beyond to Brent Knoll in the distance.

Bedroom 3 - 3.73m (12ft 3in) x 2.24m (7ft 4in) widening to 3.4m (11ft 2in)

Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator and built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 4 - 3.84m (12ft 7in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)

Small built-in wardrobe and storage cupboard, pedestal wash hand basin and radiator. Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 5 - 3.56m (11ft 8in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in)

Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation. Built-in wardrobe and radiator.

Bathroom - 2.69m (8ft 10in) x 1.83m (6ft 0in)

White suite with chrome fittings including:- Panelled bath with electric shower over, recessed vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, low level W.C, ladder style radiator and window to the rear elevation.


There is a typical cottage garden to the front of the property with natural stone wall boundaries and paved pathways together with a range of mature shrubs and planted borders. The driveway provides off road parking for two vehicles which in turn leads into the double garage. In addition, there is space to the side for a trailer/caravan and access to the rear garden. The large rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn and enclosed with natural stone wall, fence and hedge boundaries. There are a range of mature trees, shrubs and planted borders together with an enclosed kitchen garden for those keen on a little bit of the 'Good Life'!
A Beech hedge to the rear conceals a gated entrance into the leisure area. This includes a sunken swimming pool with paved terrace, timber summerhouse and gardens. Steps lead down to the enclosed tennis court and additional wild garden area. As previously mentioned, this whole area is in need of some attention, although when restored will provide a fabulous space for recreation and outside entertaining.

Double Garage - 5.18m (17ft 0in) x 5.13m (16ft 10in)

Twin doors, one electrical, power and light.

Garden Store - 5.66m (18ft 7in) x 2.79m (9ft 2in)

With lighting and power points, stable door to the front and double wooden doors to the rear.

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