- Popular village location
- Unusually large garden for a central village location
- Potential for multi-generational living
- Large home office space and unconverted barn
- Ample off street parking
- Internal viewing highly recommended
Kings House formally The Kings Arms pub, High Street has been lovingly renovated into a family home for the last 25 years. It’s located in the heart of Dilton Marsh which has a thriving community. Fairfield college is the hub of Dilton village, with farm shop, post office and café offering homemade cakes speciality coffees, teas and light lunches. There is also the new renovated ‘Weavers Pub’ in the village, which Fairfield college also owns which is opening soon.
The Property -
In the heart of the village this family home boasts original features throughout offering four double bedrooms and spacious accommodation with the added benefit of two outbuildings one previous being the skittle alley offering huge potential. The property has parking for several cars, a large south facing garden and neighbours the village church built in 1843.
The Walk Through-
The property opens into a large entrance hall with original flagstone flooring and wooden beams, there is plenty of room for muddy boots. From the hallway to the right is the kitchen/dining room fitted with a range of wall and base units with space for American fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is a breakfast bar and large pantry cupboard which flows into the dining space with space for a dining table and is naturally light with large skylight. Leading from the dining room into a large reception room currently split into a snug area and main living room, the snug features and exposed brick wall and low reclaimed brick wall which separates the areas. The living room was originally the main bar when formally a village pub and still benefits from dual aspect windows, original wooden beams and open fireplace. Off the snug is the first study with access to one of the outbuildings previously the pubs skittle alley with access beyond into the garden, the space is currently used for storage but has potential for conversion into the main house with relevant consents. Beyond the dining room to the rear is a useful utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, there is a second study with natural light from a large window. Beyond is a further original outbuilding currently used as storage. To the front of the property off the main entrance hall is a large double bedroom boasting original flagstone flooring and a feature fireplace and benefits from its own separate entrance and bathroom with potential of being a self-contained annexe with the relevant consents or perfect for multigenerational living. On the first floor there are two large double bedrooms to the front of the property, one benefiting from dual aspect windows and both with built in storage and feature fireplaces. To the rear of the property is a further large double bedroom with built in wardrobes and views overlooking the garden and views beyond. There is a large landing area currently set up as a dressing area with potential for stairs to a loft conversion with relevant consents. A family bathroom with separate shower and bath completes this floor.
The Outside –
The property benefits from gated side parking for several cars and a large double garage currently used as a workshop. Externally behind the previous skittle alley is a sun terrace perfect for alfresco dining with mature shrubs bordering. Most of the south facing garden is laid to lawn with a purpose-built chicken coop to the rear and raised vegetable beds. The garden is outlined by trees in order to gain privacy in the garden while maintaining views over the neighbouring church. To the front of the property is a small courtyard large enough to park one car with pathway round the front of the property perfect for access to the self-contained annexe.
On The Doorstep –
Dilton Marsh offers a local farm shop, post office and local primary school. Dilton Marsh is approx. 6 miles from Frome which is a bustling town with a creative scene and many events for all to enjoy & such as The Independent Market and The Frome Festival. There are many independent shops, cafes and restaurants including The High Pavement and The Crown. Frome is a historic market town surrounded by beautiful countryside as well as rail links to Bath, Bristol and London Paddington. There is a station in the village and direct trains to London from Westbury, which is close by. The city of Bath has a wealth of history to enjoy as well as many shops, restaurants, and bars. Longleat is approx. 7 miles from Dilton which is lovely day out, Shearwater is a short drive away from Longleat which has a lake and a woodland walk. Council Tax Band - G, EPC - E, Services - Mains electricity, Mains gas, Mains water, Mains drainage.