Downside, Shepton Mallet, BA4

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Set on the northern fringe of Shepton Mallet in an elevated roadside plot, extending to 0.75 of an acre, including a small paddock and former stone piggery, with outstanding open views to the south, offering circa 4,000 sq. ft. of incredibly versatile accommodation, this former Grade ll listed Inn now requires full refurbishment, offering huge potential to create a wonderful family home or multi-generational living.

A wonderful chance to acquire this Grade ll listed former Inn with circa 4,000 sq. ft. of highly versatile accommodation. In brief the accommodation comprises a kitchen/dining room, sitting room, utility room, reception room, two WC's, store, further utility room and workshop to the ground floor with six bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and storage area to the first floor. The size and scope of Downside Inn makes it an incredibly exciting proposition for someone looking to create their dream home or grand designs project. Some areas of the property have been significantly updated to provide excellent living spaces including the tremendous and spacious kitchen/dining room, which is a great example of how the rest of this home could be modernised. The ground floor is a combination of open/plan living with character and practicality, whilst the first floor has six well-proportioned bedrooms all serviced by a family bathroom and further shower room. It should be noted, that subject to the usual consents, there is flexibility to create a self-contained annexe which would work well for those looking at multi-generational living and/or an income stream. Properties of this scale and versatility are incredibly hard to come by and we would strongly encourage families, investors and those looking for an intriguing design project to view.

Downside Inn is located in the ancient hamlet of Downside which is located in the foothills of the Mendips. There are footpaths close to the property which lead to many walks in the countryside that surrounding the property. To the south is the market town of Shepton Mallet which provides everyday shopping facilities, including a local market on a Friday and nearby is the Cathedral City of Wells offering further amenities. Including a Waitrose. The Heritage City of Bath is some 16 miles away whilst the regional centre of Bristol is 19 miles to the north and there are good road communications leading to both. Mainline rail services to London Paddington are available from Castle Cary which is 8 miles away. Bristol International Airport is 40 minutes (20 miles) away. There is a wide range of well regarded schools at all levels locally, both state and private.

The property has a generous plot amounting to 0.75 of an acre and is laid to a combination of tarmacked parking, gardens and paddock. It also benefits from outstanding and uninterrupted views across the Somerset countryside making it the perfect setting for child's play, entertaining friends and family and enjoying throughout the warmer months.

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