A simply fabulous period family home of grand proportions located in the very heart of Bruton, Somerset. This grade 11 listed detached house is just a short stroll from the High Street and offers accommodation over 3 floors. There is a spacious entrance hall with original tiled flooring, dining room, sitting room, fitted kitchen with a stable door opening on to a delightful courtyard which leads to a large private garden. On the first floor there are two large bedrooms (one with a shower), on the second floor there are two further bedrooms and a bathroom.
To the rear there is an attached cottage which could be incorporated into the main house - this currently has a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, 2/3 bedrooms. Furthermore, across the other side of the courtyard there is a rather charming detached former coach - house which has planning permission granted to convert into residential accommodation Listed Building Consent (SSDCPPNo. 16/02822/ful) this also allows for conversion of the Coach House. As well as the delightful gardens there is ample parking to the rear for up to four cars.
The town has retained great charm over the years with many interesting and historical buildings which defines its character. There are four schools in Bruton. King's School, founded in 1519, Bruton School for Girls, Sexey's School and Bruton Primary school. It is also now well known by the establishment of the renowned Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery and Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre. The town has a lovely range of independent shops, public houses, restaurants, hotels and bed and breakfast establishments. There are many other charming towns nearby which together offer a wide range of shopping, cultural and sporting activities.
Communications are good with a small rail station in Bruton and mainline services at Castle Cary (Paddington) and Sherborne (Waterloo). The A303 a few miles south is the road link to London and Bristol international airport is well within an hour’s drive.
Services: Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas central heating all subject to the usual utility regulations. Cottage: Electric heating.
Local authority: South Somerset District Council. Tenure: Freehold
Directions: From the office in the High Street proceed to the give way junction bearing left (nb: Do not take the small left turn) and enter Quaperlake Street and Grove House will be found after a short distance on the left.