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Beautifully and imaginatively renovated 3 Bedroom Cottage for sale by auction

Bishopston Montacute Somerset TA15 6UU

Under Offer

£250,000 Guide Price

Key features

  • AUCTION 16th November 2022
  • Three double Bedrooms
  • Hamstone fireplace housing woodburner
  • Views over St Michaels Mount
  • Set in this popular Somerset Village
  • Beautiful Italian style Courtyard
  • Recently renovated to a high specification
  • Gas fired central heating
  • No onward chain

Full description

Montacute has facilities for most everyday needs with a family run petrol station providing groceries.  There is a sadlery and gift shop set within the Post Office.  The village has two public houses both with accommodation, a museum and a tea shop.  The National Trust provide tea rooms and a gift shop.  Schooling to the area is excellent with a seven class primary school to the village and Stanchester academy in Stoke sub Hamdon is also within walking distance.  It is rare to find a village with so much on its doorstep.  The surrounding countryside is great for exploring and has some excellent walks leading to Ham Hill Country Park and the fields surrounding.  St Michaels Tower is situated on the hill just behind the house 

The accommodation:

Ground Floor

Sitting Room -13'9" x 9'6"  Wooden floor, impressive hamstone fireplace housing woodburning stove, Window seat.

Inner Hallway  -9'4"'x8'3"  Original flagstone floor, exposed hamstone, stairs rising to the first floor and storage under

Kitchen/ Breakast room - 12'5" x 8'2" Tiled floor with underfloor heating.  Contemporary modern floor units with worksurface over housing built in oven, hob, fridge and stainless steel sink unit.  Stainless steel slashbacks and matching wall units over housing a microwave.  Bifold opening onto the garden

WC - Low level close coupled WC with wash hand basin over.  Plumbing and space for a washing machine.  Wall mounted gas central heating boiler.

First floor - spacious landing

Bedroom 1 - 11'4" x 11'3" Artisan made wardrobe and drawer unit.

Bedroom 2 - 11'4" x 8'9" Exposed hamstone, Juliet balcony overlooking the courtyard and to St Michaels Mount.

Bathroom - White panelled bath with shower over.  Low level WC.  Wash handbasin with cupboard under.

Second floor

Bedroom 3 - 14'11" x 10'11"  Eaves storage.  View to St Michaells Mount.



The property is approached through a pedestrian doorway and a passageway leads to the back door.  Then the garden opens up to pretty creative Italian style courtyard with attractive water feature fed by a waterfall.

Alternatively the front door opens onto the period sitting room.

Services - mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected to the property.

This a freehold property


Council Tax Band B

Agents note - there is pedestrian access to the neighbouring property.

his property is offered for sale by the ‘modern method of auction’ through an Online Auction. This is a modern twist on the traditional auction room sale where buyers can bid for the property via an online platform. The winning bidder, assuming the reserve is met, is granted exclusivity of the property at the winning bid price for 28 days in which they must exchange or the vendor is free to remarket the property and the reservation fee will not be returned. The auction will run for 3 hours on a set date and time chosen by the vendor of the property. Upon completion of a successful auction the winning bidder will be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of 3% inclusive of VAT of the winning bid in addition to the purchase price subject to a minimum fee of £4,800 inclusive of VAT. The auction is powered and carried out by Whoobid and is subject to terms & conditions which will form part of the auction pack which will be available to download for free once produced by the vendors legal representatives. We strongly recommend that you review the legal documents prior to bidding and seek legal advice. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE RESERVATION FEES ARE PAYABLE IN ADDITION TO THE ASKING PRICE.


Fees paid to the auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration and may attract stamp duty liability. Bidders will be required to register in order to download the ‘legal pack’, if you choose to bid on the property you will be required to complete further identity checks for anti- money laundering purposes, provide card and solicitors details before you are able to place a bid.

Properties may be sold prior to public auction if an offer is accepted by the vendors.



**Guide price - This is an indication of the seller’s minimum expectations at auction and is not necessarily the figure the property will achieve but acts as a guide, prices are subject to change prior to the auction.



**Reserve price - Most auctions will be subject to a reserve price, if this figure is not achieved during the auction then the property will not be sold. In normal circumstances the reserve price should be no more than 10% above a single figure guide price or if a guide price bracket is quoted the reserve will fall somewhere within those figures.

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