Gabriel Deshayes House is a large three storey stone built
property which formed part of the former St Gildas convent
which has now been divided into four residential properties.
The property has a number of interesting period features and is ripe for conversion with very flexible accommodation.
Before becoming a convent in 1903 the property once
belonged to Vincent Stuckey who was a contemporary of
Walter Bagehot who also lived in the town and is famous for
his role as editor and chief of the Economist and author of
the English Constitution. When the property was a convent
it was visited by Mother Theresa in the 1970s and she in fact slept in what is marked as bedroom 4 on the attached
Since reverting to private ownership the site has been split
into four separate residential units; on some of which work is still continuing.
To the rear of the utility room is small area of courtyard
suitable for sitting out and there is a larger area of grassed
lawned garden which is annexed from the main house and a
short walk away.
The garden area has a covenant on it and any new owner will have use of it.
Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas.
South Somerset District Council
Council Tax Band - G