For sale: 5-bedroom cottage, Holwell


Waterloo Farm is a substantial detached family home standing in extensive grounds in Holwell, on the edge of Nunney, just a five-minute drive of Frome.

The house has been a fantastic family home and now requires a bit of modernisation.


The accommodation throughout the house is very well proportioned and offers great flexibility to suit a variety of needs.

On the ground floor the first room to note is the living room, it’s an exceptionally spacious room that enjoys an outlook and doors onto the gardens.

There is also an open fireplace that takes centre stage and provides a cosy focal point for the room on a winters evening.

The kitchen/dining room is also very spacious. There is a high spec range of wall and base units that are topped with granite and there is room for a table and chairs.

This is an excellent sociable space that is ideal for families and equally anybody that enjoys entertaining and hosting dinner parties.

A door to the side of the kitchen leads out to the side garden and driveway. Also, on the ground floor there is a study, a large utility room and downstairs W.C.

On the first floor there are four bedrooms and the family bathroom. There is also a loft room that over the years has been an excellent games room for the children, however, it could double up as an occasional guest room or office space.


To the side of the house there is a secure gated driveway providing comfortable parking for a couple of vehicles. The gardens layout is particularly interesting with a large lawn on the other side of the house, perfect for children to play in and secure for pets. The other garden is slightly elevated towards the woodland at the back of the house and provides a second lawn, a decked seating area and a number of well-established plants, shrubs and trees.


The ever popular and sought-after village of Nunney is situated approximately three miles from Frome.

The moated ruins of the castle dating back to the 14th century attract visitors all year round and the brook that runs through the centre of the village borders some of its properties.

There is a school, local convenience store and a public house. Longleat House and its Safari Park and family attractions are within a fifteen-minute drive and the village itself borders fields and attractive walks.

The Georgian city of Bath and its University are within easy commuting distance, as is Bristol. The towns, villages and countryside around provide an excellent range of social and leisure activities for the sportsman and countryman alike, with excellent walking and riding on the adjoining estates of the Duke of Somerset and Stourhead, offer riding permits.

Babington House and the Longleat Estate, with its famous safari park, are both close at hand. Golf can be played locally at Orchardleigh, Mendip and West Wilts Golf Clubs, whilst National Hunt racing is within easy reach at Wincanton and Exeter, with flat racing at Bath and Salisbury.

This property is currently on the market for offers in the region of £600,000. Full details are available on Rightmove.

To view this property or request more details, contact Cooper & Tanner, 6 The Bridge, Frome, Somerset BA11 1AR, telephone 01373 597 010.