Higher Bridge Farm, Godney, Wells, Somerset, BA5


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  • Bedrooms: 8
A rare opportunity to acquire this tremendous 4 bedroom farmhouse with attached 2 bedroom cottage and an additional attached holiday cottage with 13 acres, numerous outbuildings, large court yard, beautiful views and situated in the highly desirable hamlet of Godney, close to Wells and Glastonbury. EPC Rating F.

A highly unique and rare opportunity to acquire this farmhouse, attached cottage and further attached holiday cottage in an idyllic location in the heart of the Somerset countryside close to Wells and Glastonbury. In all occupying grounds of circa 13 acres with numerous outbuildings and exceptional views.

1 Higher Bridge Farm

Forming the main part of this property is a four bedroom home which offers a wealth of character and charm whilst also providing spacious living accommodation. In brief the accommodation comprises an entrance hall, kitchen/dining room, formal dining room, boot room and sitting room to the ground floor, whilst to the first floor are four bedrooms (one with ensuite facilities and dressing room) and a family bathroom.

2 Higher Bridge Farm

In addition to the farm house is this spacious two bedroom cottage which has been rented out for the last 30 years. At present, it is available with tenants in situ but can also be offered as vacant possession. In brief the accommodation comprises an entrance hall, kitchen, pantry, living room, office and workshop to the ground floor, whilst to the first floor are two bedrooms and a family bathroom. This wonderful cottage offers a range of uses including as a holiday let, traditional rental property, or to be re-established as part of the main farmhouse. It also offers scope to create additional living accommodation, currently utilised as a study and workshop.

Higher Bridge Farm Holiday Cottage/Annexe

This superb space, occupying nearly 2000 sq foot is a fantastic opportunity for those looking at offering exclusive holiday accommodation. The property is all but finished but there is still work to be done with fittings etc. It has been left as a blank canvas for any potential buyer. At the moment it is designed as a two bedroom (both ensuite) property with large sitting room and open plan kitchen/dining room. More information regarding planning can be found on the Mendip Council Website using the reference: 2017/2562/FUL.

The popular hamlet of Godney is home to the well renowned Sheppey Inn which is a short walk from the property and has become exceptionally popular in recent years. There are many local attractions in both Wells and Glastonbury whilst Street is home to Clarks Village shopping outlet as well as Millfield School. The Mendip Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, are a short drive as is the Saxon Village of Wedmore. The general area is very popular with cyclists, walkers and bird watchers with several nature reserves in the vicinity.

The property is approached by a driveway leading to the main courtyard which gives access to the various outbuildings and parking for the farm house and associated properties. The formal garden lies to the front and is laid to level lawn with a useful red-brick building currently used for storage. The remainder of the grounds are laid to an area of orchard as well as fields and a number of outbuildings. This will appeal to those wanting a taste of the good life and particularly those harbouring dreams of a small-holding. There are superb views at every turn and with so much potential still to be realised, it is the most exciting of rural idylls.

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