Blue Barn Farm is a handsome family home which dates back to the 1740's. The house has been sympathetically renovated over recent years to a high standard, whilst retaining its period character and charm. The property provides comfort with modern conveniences for contemporary living.
On the ground floor is the dual aspect living room with exposed stone inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed beams and wooden floors. From here is the dining room with beautiful original flagstone floors, a grand stone fireplace with wood burning stove and original beams to the ceiling. Also on this floor is the farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room, play room and boot room/cloakroom. Stairs from the play room lead up to a pretty double guest bedroom with en suite bathroom.
On the first floor is the master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom, a double bedroom with en suite shower room and a double bedroom with WC. There is also a cellar on the lower ground floor. The property benefits from planning permission and listed building consent for 'Single storey extension to provide a garden room and kitchen together with a pool and pool house' under 14/09598/lbc / 14/09533/ful.
The property is approached through electric gates onto a private driveway where there is parking for a number of vehicles in addition to the double carport which adjoins a newly fitted utility room with cloakroom. There is a pretty walled garden at the front of the house, in addition to a lawned garden which sweeps round from the rear to the side of the house.
Walnut Cottage is a well presented single storey detached cottage; comprising open plan kitchen/living/dining room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a lawned garden to the rear. Access is via electric gates onto a shared driveway where there is parking for two vehicles.
In all approximately 0.62 of an acre.
Blue Barn Farm is situated in open countryside at Lamberts Marsh, in the parish of Southwick, West Wiltshire. There is a local newsagents/st ore and garage nearby plus a variety of country pubs.
The desirable market town of Frome is close by, voted one of the coolest places to live in the Southwest . There is a fantastic array of vintage shops and independent retailers, theatres, cafes and cobbled streets; with a thriving community. The Frome Independent Market, held on the ?rst Sunday of every month is a celebration of all things artisan and attracts thousands of visitors. Babington House, The Hauser & Wirth gallery in Bruton and The Newt in Somerset are all within easy reach.
The property enjoys an incredibly quiet and secluded setting, yet communications in the area are excellent with the A37 and A303 (M3) not far away, providing access to the wider motorway network. Frome, West bury, Warminster and Castle Cary stations all provide regular rail services to London Paddington and London Waterloo. Bristol Airport provides a wide range of national and international ?ights.
As for schools, there is an excellent choice. Good local schools have recently been joined by only the second state-funded Steiner school in the country. Nearby there is also Lumiar Stowford, Sexey's, All Hallows, Downside, Wells Cathedral School and Mill?eld; as well as a plethora of great schools in Bath and Bristol.
Beckington 3 miles, Frome 6.5 miles, Westbury 6 miles (London Paddington from 85 minutes) Babington House 11 miles, Bath 12 miles, Bristol Airport 27 miles (All distances and times are approximate).