Bengrove House & Land, Wraxall, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4


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  • Bedrooms: 5
OverviewA rare opportunity to acquire a rural lifestyle property in the heart of Somerset with views in all directions across neighbouring countryside. Set in approximately 12.5 acres, Bengrove House is sold with no chain and is a beautifully-presented five bedroom stone-built period property dating back to the 1800s and offers flexible and well-designed living space for all the modern family needs. In addition to the main house, this stunning property offers an impressive architect-designed 5-room garden annexe which is ideal for home-working or to run a business from, a fully-equipped mobile home, a detached studio/summer house, stone barn and further outbuildings including stables.

The land includes 10 acres of planted mixed woodland and contains established deciduous trees and mixed fruit trees. The land, which is certified organic by the Soil Association, includes a system of mature vegetable beds and large greenhouses, as well as extensive gardens, play areas and sun patio.

The main house, which is approached via a sweeping tree-lined drive offering covered parking with car-charging point and further spaces for up to 10 vehicles, comprises a large breakfast kitchen with generous granite worktops and flagstone floor, dining room, living room, library/snug, utility/laundry room and larder. There is also a single bedroom/study adjoining a downstairs shower room which could offer the opportunity to create a self-contained area. To the first floor are four double bedrooms and a recently-installed stylish modern bathroom with free-standing bath, separate shower cubicle and twin wash-hand basins.

Further information about the property:

Extensive green energy provision: Heat pump, solar hot water, grid-tie 4KW solar pv

Established woodland with 4,000 trees.

Main house is set off the A37, however it has been acoustically double-glazed, and has its orientation firmly away from the road.

The house is an unlisted building and near an aonb (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

Nearby Castle Cary station provides an efficient commuter connection to London (and the property is 40 minutes from Bristol Airport).

Note for buyers: Traditional Online Auction Information: Please note: This property is for sale by Traditional Online Auction. This means that exchange will occur when the online timer reaches zero (provided the seller's reserve price has been met or exceeded). The winning buyer will be legally obliged to purchase the property at their highest bid price. Fees: On Exchange of contracts, the buyer must pay 10% towards the purchase price of property. £2,600 of this 10% is charged immediately online, with the remainder payable by 12pm the next business day. There is an additional buyer premium of £2,400 (incl. VAT) which will be charged immediately online. Pricing Information: The Guide Price amount specified is an indication of each seller's minimum expectation. It is not necessarily the amount at which the property will sell. Each property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the property will not be sold) which we expect will be set no more than 10% above the Guide Price amount. Hunters and Bamboo Auctions shall not be liable for any inaccuracies in the fees stated on this description page, in the bidding confirmation pop up or in the particulars. Buyers should check the contents of the legal pack and special conditions for accurate information on fees. Where there is a conflict between the fees stated in the particulars, the bid information box or the bidding confirmation pop up and the contents of the legal pack, the contents of the legal pack shall prevail. Stamp Duty Land Tax or Land and Buildings Transaction Tax may also apply in some circumstances.
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