Properties with a 'Past Life'

Sally Reid
By Sally Reid

August 2020

Take a look at some of the homes with history currently on the market through Symonds & Sampson

Properties with a 'Past Life'

Clever conversions of former school rooms, churches, chapels,  forges,  breweries etc. create unique dwellings.  Symonds & Sampson are offering some superb homes with history across the region, take a look at some favourites:

A breathtakingly beautiful and well-appointed Grade II Listed Victorian former school at Chardstock, Somerset (below) has been recently converted to provide contemporary 5-bedroom accommodation whilst retaining the original character of the building. Guide £750,000

The Grade II Listed former village school in Upwey, near Weymouth dates back to 1830. A clever conversion provides a 3-bedroom single storey cottage within striking distance of the coast. Guide 425,000

An imposing Grade II Listed former church standing in just under 1 acre at Long Load, near Langport has been converted to provide a completely unique 3-4-bedroom home, packed with original and quirky features both inside and out. (Main picture above is the exterior, picture below of interior) Guide £750,000.

The former village forge in the village of Wayford has been in the same ownership for generations. The charming 3-bedroom cottage comes complete with a garage, pretty garden and lovely views, and a Guide of £350,000.

In Marnhull, North Dorset, lies the Grade II Listed handsome Old Malthouse, a 7-bedroom house full of original character features and offering particularly spacious and versatile accommodation suited to B&B or creating an annexe. Guide £950,000

Whilst on the subject of brewing, how about owning a piece of Sherborne’s history! This Grade II Listed 19th Century former brewery was converted into a town house in the 1990’s. Now a stunning 5-bedroom home,  with the quirky original cellar beneath. Guide £425,000

Finally, to a mill mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086 – as ‘a mill valued at five shillings’. Then Pen Mill, now Chudleigh Mill on the outskirts of Yeovil has been tastefully converted into arguably the finest apartments in Yeovil. This stunning 2-bedroom duplex apartment overlooks the mill pond. Guide £300,000

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