For sale: The Chapel, Castle Street
This beautifully converted 5-bedroom former chapel in Castle Street is up for sale right next to Nunney Castle.
The property has been renovated to an exceptional standard and whilst it retains some wonderful period features included arched stained glass windows, flagstone floors and high ceilings, it also offers contemporary luxuries including a beautiful solid oak and granite kitchen, a stylish bathroom and a wood burning stove taking centre stage in the living room.
The accommodation includes an impressive entrance hall with a date carving of ‘1812’ above the entrance doors, stained glass arched windows, a flagstone floor and exposed stone walls. Stairs rise to the fifth double bedroom and doors lead into the downstairs cloakroom and through to the kitchen/dining room.
This is a fabulous space with plenty of natural light, high ceilings, window shutters, a solid oak and granite kitchen with a four oven oil fired ‘AGA’, integrated appliances including a Miele dishwasher, microwave and bean to cup coffee machine, an amazing corner fridge and room for a large table and chairs, perfect for entertaining.
The lounge is also very light with triple aspect windows and doors and is complete with a charming wood block floor, a contemporary wood- burner taking centre stage, access into the gardens and the most amazing views of the top of the castle.
There is also a utility space on the ground floor. A second bespoke oak staircase leads to the first floor where you can enjoy the best view of the Castle behind. There are four further double bedrooms, bedroom two with an antique washstand and a family bathroom with a whirlpool bath and separate Aqualisa power shower.
The gardens are enclosed by pretty stone walling that are complete with stained glass arched windows and a door onto Castle Street. Cleverly landscaped, the space provides a number of seating area’s and a lawn, whilst being low maintenance and easy to manage.
In the corner there is a stone outbuilding with power and light and a spiral staircase leading to the raised seating area at the top that overlooks the Medieval moated castle to the rear. This outbuilding is currently used as storage but could suit somebody looking for a studio or a workshop.
The ever popular and sought after village of Nunney is situated approximately three miles from the old market town of Frome and lies approximately 17 miles from Bath. 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 that provides both food and accommodation. Longleat House and its Safari Park and family attractions are within a fifteen minute drive and the village itself borders fields and attractive walks.
Excellent shopping facilities can be found in Wells, Frome and Bath. The area benefits from a good selection of private schools including Millfield, All Hallows, Wells Cathedral School and Downside with local state schools in Frome, Wells and Shepton Mallet. The nearest railway connections are at Bath, Frome and Castle Cary and the A303 and M4 are within a reasonable distance.
This property is currently on the market at a target price of £795,000. 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.