Huge historic house with land and outbuildings in the pretty village of Cross

large white building with gardens in front with huge topiary yew trees and countryside beyond

The impressive buildings are fronted by enormous topiary trees - Credit: House Fox

An exceptional detached five-bedroom period house with two acres of land, two stables, a tack room and an annex, set in a rural village. 

The huge, versatile property is believed to be around 400 years old, with the accommodation comprising; reception hallway with log burner, sitting room, dining room, kitchen-breakfast room, bedroom five with en-suite shower room, garden room, cloakroom, utility room, two inner hallways and a back porch on the ground floor. Upstairs are another reception room, four bedrooms and the main bathroom. 

room with wooden floor, window on the left, leather coach in front, two doors either side of a fireplace with wood burner

The property has an actual room as its hallway! - Credit: House Fox

A beamed mantel over an open fireplace are features of the sitting room, which also has a stripped wooden floor. 

The dining room has flagstone flooring, while the L-shaped kitchen-breakfast room has a Belfast sink, pine floor and wall units, an Aga, built-in oven, microwave and fridge, ceiling beams and a larder. 

Stairs lead to the first-floor reception room which could be another bedroom, playroom, or work room and has a sink and floor units, as well as providing lovely countryside views.  

White-walled kitchen with pine units, Belfast sink, flagstone flooring, beamed ceiling and doors to back and right

The country kitchen is filled with pine units and a Belfast sink - Credit: House Fox

The master bedroom has wardrobes, the second has a fireplace, the third an airing cupboard and an en-suite. 

Outside, the front has a driveway to the double garage and the detached annex which has an open-plan lounge-kitchen-bedroom and a shower room. There is also a beautifully-landscaped garden with huge sculptured yew trees. 

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At the back is a detached conservatory and two fields, perfect for keeping horses with the two stables and a tack room too. 

fields separated by walling with sheep grazing in left one and outbuildings on right at front and a fenced field behind

The property benefits from two fields, totalling about two acres - Credit: House Fox


Price: £925,000 

Location: Old Coach Road, Cross, Axbridge  

Agent: House Fox, 01934 314242