DESCRIPTION Hunters Lodge, in the popular village of Draycott is a beautiful four/five bedroom detached family home with versatile accommodation over two floors and breath-taking south facing views over open countryside. The house, built in 1994 was designed as a one off build to make the most of its surroundings and features a large balcony the width of the house to make best use of the views. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall/galleried landing, dual aspect sitting room with exposed beams, large stone built feature gas fire and sliding doors opening out to the balcony. A formal dining room with a south facing aspect with double doors into the sitting room. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base units, an electric oven and ceramic hob. The utility room from the kitchen has units, extra storage and a door leading to the side of the house. Accessed from the main entrance hall is a w/c and snug with double wardrobes which could easily be made into a further guest bedroom. To the lower level are three double bedrooms all having built in wardrobes and the master having an ensuite bathroom with shower overhead. A single bedroom with wardrobes, airing cupboard and bathroom all lead from the main hall. Two further rooms, currently a large games room and study both have doors opening onto the patio and gardens. These rooms could easily be used as extra bedrooms, an annexe (subject to planning) or as large storage.
OUTSIDE The property is approached by a shared tarmac driveway which leads to a parking area for 3/4 cars and double garage. To the rear is a large balcony with two sun awnings. Steps lead down to the beautifully tended gardens, mainly laid to lawn the garden features an array of shrubs, bushes, flower beds and a pergola with a seating area beneath. A raised patio area leads out from the games room and is a perfect space for outside furniture and entertaining.
LOCATION Draycott is a much favoured village located in a sheltered position just south of the Mendip Hills and within two miles of Cheddar and six miles from Wells. Facilities include a village school, Church, Public House and a regular bus service to Wells, Cheddar and Weston Super Mare. Bristol and Bath are within daily commuting distance and the nearest M5 motorway junction is c.10 miles. Bristol International Airport is c.12 miles.
Nearby Wells is the smallest cathedral city in England. It caters for most everyday needs, offering good shopping facilities as well as restaurants and pubs, a cinema, churches of most denominations, together with open-air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Schools are plentiful with the Cathedral School, the Blue School and a choice of primary schools in Wells, Millfield School in Street and Downside school in Stratton-on-the-Fosse are easily accessible.
There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport, with rail links from Castle Cary (about 20 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.
Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes. In addition, there is a Leisure Centre in Wells offering a variety of recreational facilities.
HEATING Gas central heating
SERVICES Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 01749 648999
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VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From Wells take the A371 (signposted to Cheddar) to the village of Draycott. On entering the village, pass Bay Lane and the property can be found set back from the road on the left hand side.
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