The Retreat Bridgwater, TA7


The Old Farmhouse, together with a linked former Chapel comprises a total of 4,600 sq ft.

The Old farmhouse is set in a slightly elevated position with lovely views to the south. It is situated conveniently just 15 mins from the M5 at Junction 23 in glorious countryside and grounds of almost three acres. Landscaped gardens, gravelled terraces, a pleached lime tree drive and a wisteria covered walkway as well as an orchard (with perineal wildflower meadow beneath) and paddock with stables. There is also a deluxe hot tub.

Inside there are no corridors and two staircases. It is a unique location property with original period details including flagstones, oak and elm timber work, an inglenook and a cross-beamed ceiling.

The interiors are all white-washed, and the furnishings are a beautiful mix of antiques and curiosities from around the world, including some beautiful Indonesian antique doors and frames.

The main farmhouse has flowing space, with no less than 11 doors to the outside from the ground floor.

The Chapel is a stunning space with full height gabled roof (5.1 m x 11.1 m x 7m height to the gable). There are stairs to a first floor gallery area with a top down view of the main floor with its original huge flagstones.

There is a direct service from Paddington to Castle Cary rail station (1.5hrs), and the property is a 13 mile drive from there. There is parking for 8+ vehicles on site, or two large lorries.


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