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Hare Lane, Buckland St. Mary, Chard, TA20

Guide price £2,500,000

Under offer

7 Beds 5 Baths 7 Receptions

REF: TAU140181

An outstanding contemporary home with the perfect blend of modern and period architecture. Wonderful grounds, modern barn and separate annexe at the foot of the Blackdown Hills, AONB.


  • Greatly Extended Somerset Longhouse
  • A Wonderful Mixture Of Period And Modern Architecture
  • Superb One Bed Annexe With Private Entrance And Courtyard Garden
  • Sited Centrally In Grounds Of Around 14 Acres
  • Detached Large Modern Outbuilding
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Seven Reception Rooms
  • Beautiful Extensive Kitchen /Breakfast Room
  • Set At End Of Private Drive
  • Set In Blackdown Hills AONB


Brook Farm is privately set in rolling countryside and surrounded by its own land. Originally a traditional thatched Somerset Longhouse, Brook Farm has been greatly extended and enhanced by the current owners and now offers flexibly and versatile accommodation with a sublime mix of architecture and there has been no expense spared throughout the project. The modern entrance hall is a wonderful space to welcome guests and naturally leads through to the extraordinary kitchen/breakfast room with floor to ceiling glass sliding doors opening out seamlessly to the west facing patio courtyard - perfect for entertaining. The impressive SieMatic kitchen, once the Threshing barn, is superbly equipped, appliances include a 5-oven electric Dual Controlled AGA, built in Miele single oven, steam combination oven, warming drawer, induction hob with a height adjustable extractor over, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, integrated dishwasher, integrated coffee machine and a under counter wine conditioner. There also a Zip tap giving boiling and cold filtered water fitted. Just of the kitchen there is a fitted utility room with sink, plumbing and space for a separate washing machine and tumble drier and a range of cupboard to keep laundry in. Close by is a WC and a hall way with sliding doors giving access and views to the patio courtyard that leads to the sauna and a shower room that services both the sauna and outside Jacuzzi. From the kitchen, an internal hallway leads down to the light and spacious gym which has the possibility and infrastructure to be split into two rooms. From here you can access the double aspect sitting room which has fabulous views out over the grounds and from here you can also access the hallway and stairs to the first floor, a further kitchen/breakfast room, Another SieMatic kitchen fitted with Gaggenau single oven, combination microwave oven, warming drawer, induction hob with extractor over, a slim line dishwasher. Located in this kitchen is also a full-size wine conditioner. Further ground floor living accommodation in the modern extension includes two offices, modern shower room with large walk in shower and the plant room. Upstairs there are two similar sized double bedrooms both with dressing rooms and a modern, extensively fitted family bathroom. Finishing the upstairs accommodation to the modern wing is the Cinema/Games room - a fantastic entertaining room. Turning left from the main door, the entrance hallway leads around to the master bedroom, complete with en suite shower room and separate dressing area. This double height room has been thoughtfully designed and includes access into a private Japanese inspired garden via large sliding doors. Beyond this leads into the traditional unlisted farmhouse, brimming with many period features and charm. There are three stunning reception rooms all of which have wood burners and two of which have window seats looking out over the large rear patio and garden. A dining room, WC and an inner hall giving access to the open car port completes the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor of the farmhouse there are three double bedrooms, all with built in wardrobes all of which have views over the south facing garden. A family bathroom with bath and separate shower concludes the upstairs accommodation in the farmhouse. THE BOTHY Attached via the car port, The Bothy is a superb annex with its own separate entrance and courtyard garden. Internally there is spacious open plan living area with a modern fitted kitchen complete with breakfast bar and a large sitting area. . From the sitting room, there is access to the utility area and WC. The attractive oak staircase leads to the first floor where there is a spacious double bedroom and a modern, generous bathroom with shower. • The Bothy is perfect for multi-generational living or producing an income.