About this property

TENURE: Freehold

  • Equestrian
  • Country Houses

EQUESTRIAN - A beautifully presented detached Victorian family house, offering over 5,600 sq ft of accommodation, stables, garage, orchard and paddocks totalling 7 acres of land.

Situated within The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to the popular thriving village of Winscombe.

The ground floor accommodation enjoys a large central entrance hall, leading to all receptions and kitchen area. Located at the front of the property are the living and dining rooms. Well-proportioned dual aspect principal rooms with feature bay windows to the front and side elevations both with attractive feature Minster fireplaces.

Toward the rear you will find an expansive drawing room. A dual aspect open space with a striking feature Inglenook fireplace. Double doors lead to the rear terrace and beyond with its breath-taking panoramic views.

The spacious kitchen, accessed from the main hallway, is fitted with a range of granite top units and attractive Italian tiled flooring.

A gas fired Rayburn provides hot water, central heating and cooking facilities complemented with an integrated electric oven and gas hob situated within the central island. Beyond the kitchen are the utility room, a former coal bunker, and rear hallway for access to the terrace. Additional toilet facility located off the hallway.

The staircase from the ground floor rises to the generous first floor landing.

From the landing, doors lead to each of the six double bedrooms and main family bathroom.

The large dual aspect master bedroom, incorporating an en-suite, is positioned at the front of the house. The other five bedrooms are also all very well proportioned.

The family bathroom is located at the rear of the house where splendid panoramic views of the countryside can be afforded. The bathroom is fitted with a jacuzzi bath, wash hand basin and a separate shower enclosure, all of which are finished in classic white.

There is also access to the extremely spacious attic space, which could be converted (subject to planning and the usual permissions).

Finally, the house also includes a large cellar, accessed from outside, perfect for storage or for use as a wine cellar.

This property is featured by our Equestrian department.

Sidcot House is located in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and only 1 mile from the picturesque North Somerset village of Winscombe. Adjoining the 9 mile "Strawberry Line" cycle path, connecting Yatton and Cheddar, it is also perfect for cycling enthusiasts and walkers.

The village of Winscombe itself offers a good range of local amenities including a supermarket, shops, a public house primary school and sports clubs. As well as the local Winscombe Primary School, and Churchill Academy & 6th Form (currently rated Outstanding), there are also primary schools in Axbridge, Shipham and Sandford. For independent schooling, the well renowned Sidcot School is less than 1 mile away. Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, and into Bristol for Clifton College and QEH all located within an easy commute.

Although the property offers a semi-rural location it is still within easy reach of the regions three cities, Bristol, Bath and Wells. For the commuter, the property is perfectly placed for easy access to the M5 via Junction 21 which is 15 minutes away. Mainline rail connections to London Paddington are available from Weston-super-Mare, Yatton or Backwell train stations. For those who are looking to travel further afield Bristol International Airport is also 15 minutes away and offers a range of domestic and international flights.

The property sits within gardens and grounds of over 7 acres. Beyond the rear terrace is an extensive gravelled driveway which leads to the Coach House and barn. The main focal point of the rear garden is the impressive Italianate inspired area which forms the centre piece. Predominately constructed of rare White Lias stone.

Beyond the outbuildings you enter the orchard and wooded area, with its range of mature Cypress and fruit trees, leading toward access to the renowned Strawberry Line walkway and cycle path.

Adjoining the formal lawns are the paddocks which also form part of the 7 acres on offer.

The detached Coach House is situated at the rear of the house. This two-storey building has potentially a number of uses - stabling for equestrian enthusiasts, garaging, home office/studio or as an annexe for a dependent relative. Planning permission has previously been granted for conversion. Also located at the rear of the property is a fine large timber barn / garage, accessed through heavy wooden sliding doors.

Entrance hall

Living room

Double drawing room

Dining room



Sun terrace

Six bedrooms

Two bathrooms


Energy Performance Certificate

Agent details

Hamptons International Prime and Country House

  • Fifth Floor 180 Oxford Street
  • London
  • W1D 1NN
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