DESCRIPTION The historic Oakhill Brewery was founded in 1767, and the site remained in use as a brewery until it finally closed in 1997. This sensitive redevelopment of the existing buildings breathes new life into the site, providing 25 beautiful new homes located in the very heart of Oakhill village. Excellent communal facilities include a private gym, swimming pool and landscaped communal gardens for the residents' enjoyment. Most of the properties have been appropriately named after brewing terms.
'Brewery Lodge' - A brewery is a place where beers and ales are brewed.
Brewery Lodge is a ground and first floor maisonette. On the ground floor the property comprises an open plan sitting/dining/kitchen. The sitting room has a feature arched window with front aspect. The kitchen is well equipped with a range of white and light wood effect gloss cupboards, grey brick effect tiling to splashback areas and integrated appliances including a Belling electric oven, ceramic hob, extractor fan and peninsula unit with low level fridge and freezer. Also on the ground floor is a WC - housing the 'Worcester' combi-boiler and a laundry cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine. On the first floor is master bedroom with front aspect, built in wardrobes and en-suite shower room, a second double bedroom with rear aspect and views of the first floor internal courtyard, a good size single bedroom / study with views of the internal courtyard and a family bathroom with WC, basin and bath. A door gives access from the landing to the communal first floor inner courtyard.
OUTSIDE The property has direct access to the first floor inner courtyard, use of the communal gardens and has two allocated parking spaces.
LOCATION The pretty village of Oakhill lies to the Eastern end of the Mendip Hills within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Bath, five miles from Wells and four miles from Shepton Mallet. The nearby main line rail links are situated at Castle Cary, Bath and Bristol. The village enjoys a varying range of different age and style of properties with many period and individual homes. Within the village there is a doctors surgery, village churches, village hall and recreation field and two public houses. Oakhill boasts an excellent primary school whilst secondary schools are within easy reach. In addition, The Cathedral School at Wells, Downside at Stratton-On-The-Fosse, All Hallows at Cranmore, Kings, Bruton School for Girls and Millfield at Street are also easily accessible.
Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at nearby Mendip Golf Club and Wells, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes. In addition, there is a Leisure Centre in Wells offering a variety of recreational facilities.
TENURE One 25th of the Freehold.
SERVICE CHARGE £800 per annum for maintenance of communal areas, swimming pool, gym, car parking and communal gardens.
HEATING Gas central heating.
SERVICES Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524 (Wells) or 01749 372200 (Shepton Mallet)
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 01749 648999
COUNCIL TAX Band 'C'
EPC RATING Rating 'C'
DIRECTIONS From Wells proceed to Shepton Mallet and take the A37 signposted to Bristol. Then take the A367 signposted to Bath. Continue for approximately half a mile to the village of Oakhill. You will see 'The Oakhill Inn' on your right, turn left opposite the pub into the High Street. Continue for 200m and The Old Brewery Development can be found on the left.
RENTAL GUARANTEE The property is part of a rental guarantee scheme that guarantees a minimum 5% return.
HELP TO BUY SCHEME This property can be purchased with help from the government 'help to buy' scheme. Please visit www.helptobuy.gov.uk for more information.
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