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A beautiful and historic Somerset former parsonage offering a superb award winning business opportunity and lifestyle. The property is presently run by a husband and wife team with 6 bedrooms in the main house mostly en suite with an additional 4 self-contained flats, all set within the private courtyard.
This business has been trading successfully for 12 years, certified accounts available, and is in a perfect location for attracting tourists, business clientele and wedding groups. The Historic City of Bristol with its commercial centre, the World Heritage City of Bath with its Roman and Georgian architecture and the Cathedral City of Wells with its magnificent Cathedral and Bishops Palace are all equi-distant from The Old Parsonage within 20 minutes.
The current owners have renovated the property, and its characterful outbuildings, to an excellent standard throughout to form a spacious and well-appointed property, whilst retaining a number of period features including impressive fireplaces, timber beams, stone mullion windows, stone and parquet flooring and wooden panelling.
The reception rooms and bedrooms are extremely elegant and well-proportioned, each having their own style and character.
It is an award winning B&B with a 5* rating on TripAdvisor (further details available upon request) and 9.5 Exceptional on Boking.com. Benefiting from landscaped gardens and charming outbuildings, ideal for holiday lets, B&B accommodation or as short term rental annexes.
Accessed through an impressive gateway into a large and secure graveled courtyard where there is an extensive parking area and level gardens to the front of the house. The courtyard is surrounded by a number of very pretty outbuildings that make up four self-contained annexes and store rooms.
SERVICES All mains services are connected
Owners currently share the main house with B&B guests
Situated at the heart of the village of Farrington Gurney with a pub, award winning farm shop, petrol station, shop, and restaurant. The neighbouring village of Ston Easton is home to the renowned Ston Easton Park Hotel with its award winning dining and Farrington Gurney is conveniently located within the picturesque Mendip Hills, an AONB, well known for its beautiful landscape, stone walls, caves and unspoilt villages.
Walking and cycling may be undertaken locally. There are leisure centres at Wells and Midsomer Norton. Golf courses at Farrington Gurney, Mendip, Wells and Orchardleigh, Frome. Sailing at Chew Valley Lake and fishing also at Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Horse Racing takes place at Bath and Wincanton.
There is a wide range of good educational establishments at all levels in the local area from the public and private sectors. Most schools provide transport within the village or nearby.
A beautiful detached 5-6 bedroom house built in the 1680’s of mellow local stone elevations with later winged additions to each end in 1715. Previously owned by The Duchy of Cornwall for over 200 years, the house has hosted a number of esteemed members of society, including King George VI and The Price of Wales, later King Edward VIII.
C! permission to convert further outbuildings to accommodation
Planning permission in place for conversion of further outbuildings to accommodation
Plans drawn up for kitchen extension
Moving to be with family
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