The Court is a substantial detached property on the edge of the village of Hallatrow in Somerset. This house thought to have been constructed for a local landowner back in the Stuart era and there have been several additions since that time.

The house also has some fascinating period features including a nineteenth century stone porch with Tuscan Doric piers and round arched frieze which adds to the southern face of the property. The accommodation is generous and spread over three floors, with large room sizes and a particularly notable first-floor drawing room.

The Court has been in the same family since 1974 and during that time was well maintained, although would now benefit from some updating. ‘This is the ideal opportunity for a family to establish themselves in this popular hamlet for generations to come,’ says agent Carter Jonas. ‘The house has enjoyed many years of family life and indeed has been known as the venue for the local village fête from time to time.’

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Accommodation comprises, in total: hall, cellar, dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, boot room, butler’s pantry, office, garden room, potting room, and on the first floor drawing room, family bathroom suite, master bedroom, dressing room and four further bedrooms. The second floor has attic stores and rooms which could be converted into bedrooms or offices.

Outside the house has a croquet lawn with specimen trees, from which a path continues to a woodland walk. The garden is mostly walled and comes to around an acre. It also features a Grade II listed stone folly, a walled garden with a traditional Victorian greenhouse and an attractive pond.

The village of Hallatrow is in an area renowned for great access both to Bath and Bristol. Local shopping is available at Midsomer Norton with village stores at High Littlejohn and lots of other farm shops populate the area. Primary schooling can be found at high Littleton and Clutton, also nearby.

Bristol Temple Meads is just 11 miles, Bath just over 11 miles and Midsomer Norton is just three miles distant.

The guide price is £1,000,000. For further information please contact Carter Jonas on 01749 677 667 or visit www.carterjonas.co.uk.

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