DESCRIPTION 'Woodside' is spacious four bedroom detached residence set within approximately 1/2 an acre of grounds with spectacular south facing views. Offered to the market for the first time in over 37 years the property has been extended and improved more recently with huge potential to adapt and extend further if required, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
The accommodation comprises an entrance porch leading thought to a large hall with a window overlooking the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room features a range of wall and base units, a built in dishwasher, fridge, ample space for a generous dining table along with a four oven AGA. Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room which has an additional oven, sink units, ample storage and airing cupboard. A hallway off of the utility room opens to a boiler room and door leading out to the side patio. The dual aspect sitting room features a blue lias fireplace with inset gas fire, a large picture window taking advantage of the views along with a sliding door opening onto the patio and gardens. Double doors from the sitting room open into the dining room, currently used as a games room but could comfortably accommodate a table for ten or twelve guests, again with a beautiful picture window to the front. On the ground floor are two of the four double bedrooms, both of which having built in wardrobes and dressing tables along with cables for televisions. A large shower room completes the ground floor accommodation and comprises a walk in shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
To the first floor are two double bedrooms, both of which having built in wardrobes and overlooking the gardens to the rear. Accessed from the rear of the wardrobes in both the bedrooms are areas of loft space which can be used for additional storage if required. The family bathroom which is fully tiled features a corner bath, toilet and wash hand basin.
OUTSIDE Approaching the property is a paved driveway, which can accommodate eight to ten cars comfortably, leading to a double garage with electric up and over door, light, power and loft storage. Solar panels on the roof of the garage currently produce £600 - £700 of income per year. The front garden has a variety of sitting areas with an area of lawn, pond, shrubs and bushes along with a large patio area, perfect for outside furniture. The enclosed rear garden has a patio area with outside sockets and lighting, a rockery, several seating areas along with shrubs and trees. A separate paddock at the rear of the property can be accessed from either the garden or a five bar gate to the side giving vehicular access. The ground is mainly laid to lawn with several hard standing areas to take full advantage of the view along with a poly tunnel and vegetable patch.
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.
HEATING Gas central heating
SERVICES Mains water, private drainage via septic tank, gas and electricity
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588
COUNCIL TAX Band 'E'
EPC RATING Rating 'D'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From Wells proceed to the village of Oakhill. Proceed through the village passing Oakhill garage on the left and continue down the hill and as you go up the hill take the first right, signposted to Stoke Bottom and Holcombe. Continue for approx. 600m and the property can be found on the left.