Argyll House is a stunning, and characterful, Georgian Grade II listed property located in the heart of the historic market town of Frome. This impressive 4 bedroom residence boasts over 3000 square feet of living space, providing ample room for comfortable living and entertaining.
Built in 1768, the house built next to the impressive St John's church, was at one time home to the Dowager Duchess of Argyle, this home is truly one-of-a-kind, showcasing a wealth of original features that make it stand out from other properties in the area. The charming character of the home is evident from the moment you step inside, with period details, exposed beams, original fireplaces, hand-made oak parquet floor, reclaimed bathroom fittings and adding to its unique appeal.
In addition to its striking design, Argyll House also offers an integrated coach house, providing an additional accommodation and a versatile living space that can be used as a separate guest suite or even a source of rental income. This coach house is seamlessly integrated into the main house and features its own entrance, kitchenette, and bathroom, adding to the property's already impressive size and flexibility.
The property also benefits from planning permission (in final stages) to add another bedroom on the top floor, with additional shower and WC on the first floor, which presents an excellent opportunity for those seeking a spacious 5 bedroom home that can accommodate a growing family or guests. Additionally, the planning application includes the opportunity to widen the driveway, offering convenient off-street parking for several cars.
Positioned right on the doorstep of Frome town centre, Argyll House is perfectly situated for those seeking easy access to the town's many amenities, including an array of independent shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars. Frome is a historic market town known for its vibrant arts scene, and residents of Argyll House will have the opportunity to enjoy numerous cultural events throughout the year. It also features the highest number of listed buildings in Somerset.
Soho House's Babington House is only a 12 minute drive, as well as numerous private and state schools including Kings Bruton and Sexeys in Bruton a 20 minute drive.
Overall, Argyll House is an exceptional property that offers spacious, characterful living in a prime location. With its impressive size, planning permission for expansion, and convenient access to the town centre, this home is a rare find and would make a perfect family residence or investment opportunity.