Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset

Price £1,100,000

10 Bedroom House For Sale in Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset


A beautifully presented and immaculately maintained Grade II Listed country house with great residential and commercial potential, including wedding venue permission.

Stowey Court is a beautiful Grade II Listed country home, which has undergone significant improvement and renovation over the last 20+ years of the current owner’s occupation. The property is suited to a number of different uses, as a fine large single family residence, as well as an excellent home with income opportunity. As such, the current owners run their own business from offices within the property with full permissions. A self-contained three bedroom maisonette lies within the main house offering a rental or holiday let opportunity without any significant changes, but also could be amalgamated within the main house, which provides up to ten bedrooms served by seven bathrooms. The current owners also have permissions in place as a wedding venue, which the property in our opinion, would be well suited, but significant opportunities exist as a boutique hotel, holiday letting, restaurant with rooms, together with the carp ponds offering a fishing opportunity. It is rare indeed to find a property of this age and size, so ably set up both in terms of accommodation and quality of presentation, to allow new owners to step in and potentially trade at a very early stage. Within the grounds is a beautiful 17th century gazebo listed Grade II* as well as a former orangery (Grade II* Listed) with planning consent for conversion into office accommodation, if required.

Front door to Reception Hall with exposed hardwood floor, fireplace with wood panelled surround, part wood panelled walls, windows to either side of the front door, staircase turning and rising to First Floor, under stairs storage cupboard.

Inner Hallway with connecting door to

Entrance Vestibule, connecting to the side garden access.

Dining Room, exposed hard wood flooring, fireplace with painted surround and mantle over, recessed cupboards and display shelves to either side of the chimney breast, full height double glazed doors with working shutters to either side opening onto the front garden. Dado rail, ceiling cornice, central ceiling rose, double glass doors to

Drawing Room, a dual aspect room with double glazed doors opening onto the front and on the side overlooking the gardens, exposed hard wood flooring, fireplace with ornate stone surround with mantle over, dado rail, ceiling cornice and central ceiling rose.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room, dual aspect with exposed beam ceiling, three mullion windows with outlook over the rear garden and internal courtyard.   Beautifully fitted hand painted units, granite work surfaces, island unit with breakfast bar, base and wall mounted cabinets, oil fired Aga, four ring induction hob with hood over, built in double oven, integrated large fridge and dishwasher. Pantry with Belfast sink set into granite work surface and cupboards under, shelved recesses and window.

Sitting Room with twin mullion windows overlooking the rear garden, inglenook fireplace with stone surround with wood burning stove, exposed beams.

Office/Further Reception Room with twin windows to the front overlooking the garden.

Cloakroom with low level wc, wash hand basin

Laundry Room with mosaic tiled flooring, Belfast sink, granite drainer and built in cupboards, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, half glazed door to rear courtyard and further window, connecting door to rear Hall.

First Floor Landing with window, connecting to Inner Hall with mullion window with rear aspect.

Bedroom 1, a dual aspect room with mullion windows overlooking the gardens to the front and rear, window seat, 1 x triple and 1 x double built in wardrobes, ceiling cornice and central ceiling rose.

En-Suite Bathroom with underfloor heating, low level wc, twin wash hand basins set into granite vanity surface, free standing bath, large tiled walk-in shower, built in television, mullion window with views to front garden.

Bedroom 2, with mullion window with front aspect, period fireplace with cast iron grate and mantle over, ceiling cornice and central ceiling rose.

En-Suite Bathroom with low level wc, wash hand basin set into granite surface, panelled bath and large tiled enclosed shower.

Bedroom 3, with mullion window, exposed beam ceiling, window seat, period fireplace with mantle over.

En-Suite Shower Room comprising: low level wc, wash hand basin set into granite surface, large enclosed shower cubicle and window.

Bedroom 4 with mullion window, wash hand basin with cupboard under, built in wardrobe.

Family Bathroom with low level wc, twin wash hand basins set into granite vanity surface with cupboards under, panelled bath, large separate shower, mullion window.

Bedroom 5, window with front aspect, painted period fireplace with mantle over, built in wardrobe.

Second Floor Landing with mullion window.

Bedroom 6, with window, exposed beams.

En-Suite Bathroom with low level wc, wash hand basin, panelled bath and shower over.

Bedroom 7 with mullion window, exposed beams, large walk-in wardrobe/storage cupboard and interconnecting door to maisonette.

En-Suite Shower Room with low level wc, wash hand basin and large shower.

Self-Contained Maisonette
Front door to Entrance Lobby and stairs to First Floor Landing.

Cloakroom with low level wc and wash hand basin, window and cloaks cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room fitted with a modern range of floor and wall units, single drainer sink unit, fitted four ring ceramic hob and oven under with hood over, built in fridge and freezer, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher, window, breakfast bar.

Lounge with twin mullion windows with outlook to the front garden, exposed beam.

Second Floor Landing with double glazed Velux window, fitted floor to ceiling bookshelves.

Bedroom 1 with mullion window with front aspect and views, exposed beams.

Bedroom 2 has a dual aspect with mullion window and window seat.

Bedroom 3 with mullion window and views over rear garden.

Bathroom with modern four piece suite, wash hand basin, low level wc, panelled bath, separate large tiled shower, window, towel rail/radiator, airing cupboard.

Doors connect on the first and second floors to the main house via locked internal doors to either combine the maisonette within the accommodation or separate it as it is currently.

A pillared entrance leads to the driveway and past the cottages to 15th Century stone archway with wrought iron gates. A gravelled driveway continues to sweep around the perimeter of the front lawn, past the Orangery, rectangular pond, ornate fountain and well-manicured lawns to the front of the property with ample parking. Double Garage with automatic roller doors with extra height and power and light connected. Connecting door to Store Room with mezzanine storage, window, stainless steel sink unit with cupboards, low level wc and wash basin.

The walled front gardens are enclosed with high stone walls on all sides with views to the adjoining Church. The Orangery (Grade II* Listed) has planning permission for renovation and conversion and could provide a number of uses, including supplementary office accommodation. Along the driveway are a number of ancient brick vaulted stores provide useful storage space.

An arched iron gate gives access to the side garden area, the greater size of the two having well managed lawns with formal gardens from the house with a wide paved patio and low balustrade with pergola covered pathway to large fountain with circular paving surrounding and raised beds. The remainder of the garden has a number of specimen trees, including fruit with many recreational spaces and maintenance vehicle access from the driveway. In the corner of the garden is an attractive gazebo Listed Grade II forming a superb Garden Room providing a grand entertaining space with storage under. In the far corner of the garden is a hedge screening, further lawn and a large lean-to Greenhouse with power and light.

The property is situated on the edge of the village and next to St Mary’s church, approached from the A39 and situated approximately 7 miles from Bridgwater and 9 miles from the M5. Taunton the county town lies approximately 10 miles distant. The beautiful and historic village of Nether Stowey nestles at the foot of the Quantock Hills and is an active village with community facilities. There are also private and state schools close by including a primary school, three public houses, shops, post office, medical centre, as well as community facilities. The nearby Quantock Hills provide some of the best walking, riding and mountain biking country within the region and is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with open hill country stretching to the west Somerset coastline. The property therefore offers a highly convenient location with accessibility and abounding opportunities for outdoor pursuits and tourism.

Agents Note
Any reference to schools or school catchment areas contained within these particulars do not imply that places are available in those schools. Parents are advised to contact Somerset County Council on 0845 3459122 or visit their website at to check availability of placements.

From the M5 Junction, 24 take the A38 into Bridgwater turning left at the traffic lights onto the A39 towards Minehead. Follow the A39 as it continues out of Bridgwater and past the village of Cannington and on approaching Nether Stowey turn first right towards the parish church and enter through the stone pillars to the property.

Services: Electric, water and mains drainage

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: G


Webbers Property Services Ltd (WPSLtd) refer buyers and vendor clients to Together Financial Solutions, please be aware that should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive an average referral fee of £265 from them on legal completion. (WPSLtd) may also provide a conveyancing quotation via Law Firm Services (LFS) in conjunction with a local law firm, should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive a referral fee of £150 on legal completion. This fee is taken for recommending their services and to cover the on-line transaction management service provided by (LFS).

From the M5 Junction, 24 take the A38 into Bridgwater turning left at the traffic lights onto the A39 towards Minehead. Follow the A39 as it continues out of Bridgwater and past the village of Cannington and on approaching Nether Stowey turn first right towards the parish church and enter through the stone pillars to the property.

Property Features

  • Stunning Grade II Listed Period Home
  • Extensive Residential & Commercial Possibilities
  • Beautifully Presented & Maintained
  • In All, Just Over 3 Acres
  • 10 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Including Self-Contained 3 Bedroom Maisonette
  • Beautiful Gardens & Outbuildings with Further Potential



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