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Farmhouse in Somerset with secret bluebell wood

Whatley Farm is an extremely private property constructed of stone elevations under a stone-tiled roof believed to date back to the 16th century. The house has many endearing period features including stone mullion windows, inglenook fireplaces, an original bread oven, flagstone flooring and pretty window seats.

The accommodation is arranged over three floors and has been carefully renovated to provide comfortable living spaces in this popular Somerset location.

The three reception rooms – sitting room, dining room and study – are all well proportioned, as is the breakfast kitchen with its adjoining boot room. Also on the ground floor a further reception room has one bedroom plus a study/second bedroom, bathroom and a kitchenette as a separate annexe (this is currently rented out).

Upstairs the master bedroom suite has a walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom plus the a guest bedroom suite and the top floor has two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.  


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Outside the gardens and grounds come to around five acres overlooked by a pretty flagstone terrace and Victorian summerhouse. The land is made up of lawned gardens and four acres of paddocks, as well as an orchard with seven types of fruit tree and a productive vegetable garden. In addition there is also a secret garden with a copse of silver birch trees and a hidden woodland avenue of bluebells along the north boundary of the property.

Whatley Farm is situated within the village of Whatley which is located between the market town of Frome in Somerset and the historic village of Mells. Whatley itself offers a parish church and a restaurant and Mells boasts a village shop, post office and coaching inn.

The guide price is £1.5m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01225 325 999 or visit

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