Property of the week: Converted silk mill on outskirts of Shepton Mallet

Lovely features retained throughout with quality joinery and plantation shutters to most windows

By Laura Linham

8th Mar 2023 | Property of the Week

Lovely features retained throughout with quality joinery and plantation shutters to most windows
Lovely features retained throughout with quality joinery and plantation shutters to most windows

If you're looking for flexible accommodation on the edge of Shepton Mallet, why not check out this silk mill conversion in Darshill?

It's on the market with Holland and Odam for £395,000.

At a glance:

  • Grade II Listed conversion of part of a former Silk Mill
  • Sought after development of nine properties
  • Flexible accommodation including a reception room that could be a third bedroom
  • Great dining kitchen with custom-made units and a utility room to provide further storage
  • Principal bedroom with en suite shower room and extensive storage
  • Rear courtyard garden and use of further communal areas, including a terrace to the front of the property
  • Two allocated parking spaces and further visitors' spaces
  • Lovely features retained throughout with quality joinery and plantation shutters to most windows

A composite part glazed door opens into a hallway with stairs to the first floor, off the hall is a cloakroom with W.C. and wash hand basin. As you bear to the right there is a reception room (or further bedroom) which is currently used as a work room/study.

There is a door leading out onto the rear garden and a wooden floor.

The final door leads from the hall into a lovely sitting room with three feature windows (fitted with plantation shutters), a feature recess and a double cupboard. There are a number of wall light points and feature arched door takes you through to the dining kitchen with the dining area at one end and the stylish kitchen at the far end.

This light and airy room has a vaulted ceiling with three skylights, windows to both sides and and a door out onto the rear garden. Under the cork tiles there is a terracotta tiled floor. The custom-made units have a painted wooden work surface with stainless steel inserts and incorporates an electric hob and oven and plumbing for dishwasher.

At the end of this room is a utility room with a wall mounted gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water, plumbing for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer with plenty of space for storage.

On the first floor there are two bedrooms.

The principal bedroom has an extensive range of fitted storage including wardrobes and a cupboard. There is a feature recess with mullioned surround. Also off the bedroom is an en suite shower room with quadrant shower, W.C. and wash hand basin with down lighters and extractor fan. This has been re-fitted in recent years by the current owner and includes electric underfloor heating.

The second bedroom has a built in cupboard with radiator and adjacent is a family bathroom with extensive storage and a mixer shower over the bath.Of particular note throughout the property is the quality oak joinery and the plantation shutters that have been fitted to the majority of the windows.

To the front of the development there is one allocated parking space with a further allocated space across Back Lane and easily accessed from the rear garden gate. There are two visitors parking spaces at the entrance to the development.

To the rear of the property there is a private courtyard garden which has been designed for ease of maintenance with outside lighting and water tap. Extending to c.7.5m x 4.2m (23' x 13'7) with s south/east aspect.


Full details here.


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