- Advert Expiry Date: Thursday, 15th June 2017
- Property / Land Type: Estate
- Price Description £1,950,000
A unique small estate in a superb setting with total privacy, BA6
A meticulously maintained estate comprising a principal eco-friendly house with a secondary house; both designed by Richard Paxton and examples of superb contemporary architecture. Well organised sheep farming activity requiring minimal input, transferable to a new owner. EPC: B. About 112 acres.
Positioned centrally in its land Upper Crannel enjoys total tranquillity and privacy whilst being only a short distance from the amenities of Glastonbury and the Cathedral City of Wells.
The house is approached down a long tree lined avenue. The two houses offer remarkable 360 degree views and look out to Glastonbury Tor to the south and the Mendip Hills to the north.
Upper Crannel has been uniquely designed, combining contemporary architecture with the beauty of unspoilt countryside surrounding it. The main house was designed to maximise the views in all directions. The living space is mostly on the first floor with floor to ceiling sliding windows. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The house has been built with energy efficency in mind with high quality glazing, ground source heating, sheeps wool insulation, a rain water harvesting system capturing water from the main roof and and containing it in storage tanks situated under the driveway.
The design quality continues to the self-contained secondary accommodation, ideal for grown up children or guests. It has a large living room, kitchen/dining room, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and large utility room.
The land is level and mostly ancient pasture supporting a well organised sheep farming operation which requires minimal input. This is fully transferable to a new owner. The Hartlake river runs through the centre of the farm and there are about 10 acres of deciduous woodland which attract a great deal of wildlife.
Glastonbury offers a range of shops for day to day needs as well as other attractions including Glastonbury Abbey and the famous Glastonbury Tor. Just over 5 miles to the north of the property is the Cathedral City of Wells, which provides a very good range of shopping facilities, including a Waitrose along with the 13th Century Cathedral and a selection of restaurants. Within easy reach is the City of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is regarded as a cultural hub in the south west, with its world-famous Roman Baths, and with Bristol, provides first class shopping, cultural, educational and leisure facilities nearby.
Glastonbury 2 miles, Wells 5.3 miles, Castle Cary 16 miles (London Paddington 90 minutes), Bristol Airport 22 miles, Bath 24.3 miles (London Paddington 88 minutes). All times and distances are approximate.
Mendip District Council: 0300 303 8588