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* versatile, modernised, five bedroom family residence * 47.83 acres of equestrian land * dutch barn with three phase electricity * 12 stables * tack room * hay storage * 40 X 20 wood fibre arena * yard and parking areas * surrounding gardens * unrivalled panoramic views * river access * business opportunity & income potential *
A unique contemporary transformation of a former dairy farm to a thriving equestrian business and modern family residence.
Compton Bishop Farm is nestled at the foothills of Wavering Down and Crook Peak with it's near 50 acres stretching beyond with the most stunning, protected views that make its location one of a kind.
For the Equestrian enthusiast it is within 2 miles of Badgworth Arena that is renowned for holding bsja and British Dressage competitions, Burnham & Brean beach which offers 8 miles of riding and of course hacking, and you are within minutes of the beautiful hills that surround.
The striking glass fronted residence is a newly built extension of the re-modernised original bungalow and offers versatile accommodation as one primary residence or the potential for two and a business opportunity to offer B&B / holiday letting, subject to the necessary consents.
The owners have taken time to ensure every aspect of the residence has been updated with new windows, electrics, plaster, decoration and brand new boiler system serving under floor heating and radiators .
Outside, the barn has been given a facelift with new roof and exterior which houses the farm machinery and hay store. New three phase electrics and lighting throughout.
The main building has 5 block exterior stables and 7 interior panelled stables with a tackroom, W.C. And workshop.
The total acreage of 47.83 acres is split into 6 main fields all interconnecting and fed with mains water trough. The field directly behind the house has been sectioned off with mains electrics fencing to provide smaller individual paddocks if required. The owner ran a successful livery business but decided to diversify into providing retirement livery for some 15–20 horses that now enjoy the space of all the available land .
There is also a woodfibre 20 x 40 ménage with herringbone drainage.
20 acres of the land has been rented to a farmer for cattle and sheep grazing between April and November but is on an ad-hoc basis . The owners make their own quality hay and haylage of the land which is done by local contractors . There is ample parking for approximately 10 cars and or horse trailers and lorry.
The Old River Axe and a footpath run along one side of the boundary with access to the river which the current vendor enjoys accessing with their kayak and is also stocked with plentiful fish subject to having the necessary permit to fish.
A very large open plan hallway accessed through a bespoke, opaque door with full height windows spanning from top to bottom with vaulted ceiling and feature hanging lights.
There is a wonderful hand-made bespoke glass and Oak staircase leading to first floor galleried landing. There are doors from the landing to the master suite and bedroom two. The main entrance hall opens into the dining / kitchen and family living room.
A huge kitchen / living / family room with dining area and entrance hall off, also giving access to the utility room, sitting room and study / play room.
A wide range of lighting spans the vast room with the main feature being, arguably, the sliding bi-fold doors leading out to the rear and side gardens with beautiful panoramic views across the adjoining land and straight towards Crook Peak. There is a patio and al-fresco dining area laid to Astro-Turf currently housing the bbq and table and chairs.
The kitchen area has been fitted with a range of base and eye level units with granite square edge work surfaces over, there is a large central island incorporating the breakfast bar with seating space for at least four people, an inset one bowl sink with a granite drainer and mixer tap over, built in wine cooler, there is a neff oven with a microwave oven, there is also a neff ceramic four ring induction hob with a extractor hood over.
The main living area offers plenty of space for a wide range of furniture, with space for dining table and chairs to one side.
Doors from the main living and family room, with rear aspect windows and french doors, three feature ceiling lights, radiator, there are a range of built in storage facilities, there is a space for a study / play area to one end, two radiators, television point and a feature electric living flame style convector fireplace.
A lovely rear aspect room fitted with a comprehensive range of base and eye level units, granite effect work-surfaces, space for 4 appliances, doors to a useful walk in store / boot room and a further door to the cloakroom.
A rear aspect room with a low level WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin, ceiling light, extractor fan, tiled flooring.
Door to the inner hallway which in turn leads to the secondary front door. This is a composite door with opaque double glazed units and matching panels, ceiling spotlights, loft hatch giving access to roof space, again with double cupboard storage space.
A front aspect room with a ceiling light, radiator, television point and telephone point.
A dual aspect room with a ceiling light, radiator, television point, telephone point.
A rear aspect room with a ceiling light, radiator, telephone point, television point.
A rear aspect room with an obscure double glazed window, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, a fully tiled room with a wall mounted chrome radiator style towel rail, vanity unit incorporating wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, low level WC and a very large, glazed and tiled, step in wet room style shower enclosure with a wall mounted twin point mains power shower system.
An absolutely stunning rear aspect room with a vaulted ceiling and bi-fold doors leading out to the glass balcony with absolutely stunning panoramic views of Crook peak, the neighbouring land and towards The Mendips. Also with further windows to either side, television point and telephone point.
There are two large Velux roof lights, spotlights, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, there is a part-partition wall which gives access to the walk in wet-room style shower area with a wall mounted mains power shower system, vanity unit incorporating wash hand basin with his and hers chrome mixer taps over, heated mirror, wall mounted radiator style towel rail, low level WC and a oval feature bath with a chrome mixer tap and hand held shower attachment over.
A most useful room with his and hers open fronted dressing and wardrobe facility.
A front aspect room with double glazed windows providing views across the neighbouring land, The Mendips and over towards Cheddar, with vaulted ceiling, spotlights, integrated double wardrobes, door to the en-suite shower room.
Again, with a vaulted ceiling, large velux style window, spotlights, extractor fan, underfloor heating, chrome heated radiator style towel rail, a large vanity unit incorporating wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, heated mirror and low level WC.
The property externally can be accessed from Old Coach Road through the large wooden gated access, into the main driveway.
The driveway provides off street parking for lots of vehicles, with the main original farm yard area to the right hand side. There are gated access points to the yard and stable block, with good access to the dutch barn, tack room, store room / office and hay barn area. There is a further hard standing to the westerly side of the Dutch Barn. There is good access to the menage, enclosed with post and rail fencing, again with a gated access.
There are 47.83 acres of land in total with mains electricity, water and drainage.