Period homestead with pool and outbuildings in Banwell countryside

Farmhouse-style cream-rendered building with conservatory-style porch on left, extensions either end and a lawn in front.

The large house has been extended and improved over the years - Credit: Debbie Fortune

A quirky, historic, four-bedroom detached house in a large plot of about 1.82 acres, with numerous outbuildings, swimming pool, orchard and paddock, in a sought-after village in Weston.

Offering a perfect slice of rural living, the extended homestead dates back to 1820 and is packed with period character and charm, and has potential to be improved and extended. 

Covered outdoor pool with paved surround, changing block behind and pergola with table and chairs on the left on a lawn.

The outdoor pool has a changing room with a shower behind - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

The accommodation comprises; storm porch, hallway, sitting room, reception room, en-suite bedroom, dining room, kitchen and utility room on the ground floor, while upstairs are three double bedrooms, the master en-suite, and a main bathroom.

A stone wall and open staircase are features of the hallway, and the triple-aspect sitting room has a handsome stone fireplace, exposed timber beams and French doors to the garden. The third reception room has a stunning vaulted ceiling and has been used in the past as a fifth bedroom, music room and playroom. 

Sitting room with red carpet, stone chimneybreast with cast-iron fire, sofa, chairs, coffee table, TV and window at the back.

The charming sitting room has a rustic stone chimneybreast - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

A tiled floor and whitewashed walls can be found in the dining room, which leads through an arch to the kitchen. This is fitted with a range of Shaker-style units, with an integrated dishwasher, twin ovens and an induction hob. There is plumbing for white goods in the extended utility room, which also has patio doors to the garden.

Outside, the house sits in beautiful grounds at the end of a peaceful no-through lane. It is approached via a gated driveway, with a sweeping track leading to ample parking and a double garage. 

Narrow kitchen with white units on both sides, grey worktops, double oven, beige tiled floor and an arch to the utility room.

The country-kitchen has clean white units and archways to the utility and dining rooms - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

The grounds include a 30ft heated pool with shower and plant rooms, a large paddock which is currently used as a two-hole golf course and numerous outbuildings, including a two-berth stable and a large tool shed attached to the garage.

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The front garden has a large lawn with several mature fruit trees and hedgerow and the back has summerhouses and a pagoda. The paddock has a beautiful wildflower meadow at the back, with mowed pathways, and next to it is a fenced orchard.

Field at the property in Cooks Lane, Banwell, Weston, with a stable block front left, trees and fences surrounding it.

The property has a stable and paddock in its large grounds - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

 The property, while rural and idyllic, is also close to village amenities and well-regarded local schools and is offered with no onward chain.

PROPERTY FACTS

Guide price: £825,000

Location: Cooks Lane, Banwell, Weston-super-Mare

Agent: Debbie Fortune, 01934 862370

www.debbiefortune.co.uk