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Property Description

Burrough House is a most appealing family home set in one the most desirable addresses in Cheddar. Packed with character it has a irrepressible warmth and charm that greets you from the moment you step across the threshold. The property is approached via a private tree lined avenue that leads to just a small number of individual family homes. To the front of the property there is a gravelled parking area with ample space for a good number of vehicles, whilst to the side, a gated driveway continues through to the coach house with garaging.

Built of a traditional local stone, the appealing facade of the property is beautifully symmetrical, and features two handsome bay windows, a gorgeous stained glass front door, and decorative corner stones and mullions. On entering Burrough House the reception hallway gives you an immediate sense of the original charm and detail that can be found throughout, with its stripped wooden floors, picture rails and ornate cornice. To either side of the hallway are two superbly appointed bayed reception rooms, each featuring a handsome period fireplace. The rooms are currently used as an atmospheric formal dining room, and a luxurious sitting room with a gorgeous wood burning stove. To the rear of the house is a superb kitchen/breakfast room which spans the full width of the property and is well fitted with a range of traditional shaker style wall and base units with a solid wood block counter top over. The reconditioned 'AGA' provides a lovely focal point to the room, with chic metro tiles adding a touch of urban detail. There is plenty of space for additional free standing furniture, including room for a large breakfast table. Pitch pine doors and a rustic wooden floor add further appeal, whilst a side door leads to a lovely private breakfast terrace, perfect for a morning coffee!.. 

To the rear of the kitchen a door leads through to a superb passageway, with an original flagstone floor, stable door to the side and stylish Crittall effect & glass doors to the end. The gorgeous Crittall door leads into a magnificent family/music room, a far more contemporary room, it lends itself perfectly to either relaxing and enjoying its wonderful position looking out over the rear garden, or indeed entertaining friends and family at summer soirees or intimate winters evenings.

Moving onto the first floor via the splendid Victorian staircase, you arrive at an impressive open landing with a front facing window that bathes it in wonderful natural light and also enjoys a fantastic view out towards the Mendip Hills. To the front are a pair of generously sized double bedrooms, with a smaller double bedroom and family bathroom to the rear. The bathroom is fitted with a luxurious white suite including a modern freestanding bath, separate shower cubicle, and quality fixtures and fittings, all complimented by geometric patterned tiles and an engineered Oak floor.

The Master Bedroom and bedroom five (currently a large dressing room) are accessed via a separate staircase affording them excellent privacy from the rest of the house. The master bedroom is impressive in scale with features beams, and a glorious outlook over the rear garden. The en-suite is well appointed with a walk in shower, modern sink with vanity unit and a low level w.c. There is also a handy store cupboard to the side. Finally, bedroom five can also be accessed of the landing area, currently utilised as a walk in dressing room, it is more than adequately sized for a single bedroom or indeed cot room.

Outside, the enchanting and incredibly private rear garden is bounded on two side by an original stone wall with a neat hit and miss fence to the other. Mainly laid to lawn there is a wonderfully positioned and intimate seating area to the rear of the garden and a good sized patio and stone terrace that lies just outside of the family room French doors. Flanking the stone wall is a well planted mature border featuring a diverse array of beautiful flora and fauna, and there are a number of specimen trees and climbing plants including a amazing Wisteria.

To the side of the house a pergola covered walkway leads to picket gate which opens into an internal courtyard, within the courtyard is the aforementioned breakfast terrace, space to park a car or perhaps a motorhome and access to the stone built coach house. The ground floor of the coach house is arranged as a large garage/workshop with painted timber doors and power to one side, and a hobby room/party barn to the other. There is also a large open first floor with so much future potential.


Burrough House is is such a wonderfully atmospheric home, brimming with features it has a superb versatile footprint and a beautiful rear garden. There is also huge potential to renovate the coach house to provide a separate Air B&B dwelling, home office or even a Gymnasium and Games room.


Proceeding into Cheddar on the Axbridge Road and passing the petrol station on your right, continue into the village onto the Barrows and on the corner turn right onto Barrows Croft and Burrough House can be found on the left hand side.

SITUATION Cheddar (www.cheddarsomerset.co.uk) is a picturesque and well known village situated within the heart of Somerset and located on the edge of the Mendip Hills. The village has a lot to offer including banks, a building society, post office, a wide selection of shops, a medical centre, dental surgery and good access to Weston Hospital. Within Cheddar there is a three-tier school system where children up to the age of nine will attend the first school (www.cheddarfirst.ik.org), before moving on to Fairlands Middle School (www.fairlands.somerset.sch.uk) and on to Kings of Wessex Community School (www.kowessex.co.uk). Independent schools nearby are Sidcot, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield. The village also has a wide selection of outdoor pursuits including sailing, abseiling and rock climbing and benefits from a selection of fitness and swimming classes held at the local Kings of Wessex Leisure Centre. The closest motorway access is Junction 22 at Edithmead and the town has good access to the City of Bristol and the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare. There is further access to the motorway network at Clevedon (junction 20) and St. Georges (junction 21) and there is an international airport at Lulsgate. Famous local attractions include Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves and Glastonbury Tor and walkers will enjoy the trek up to Crook Peak.



Barrows Croft, Cheddar
5 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms

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