DESCRIPTION A rare opportunity to purchase a most attractive and spacious four bedroom stable conversion, pleasantly situated in a peaceful position within the heart of Oakhill. In need of updating, this deceptive property offers finely-proportioned, two-storey accommodation and benefits from a superb outlook, sunny garden and integral double garage.
On entering the property, there is a large entrance hall with built in double cupboard, staircase to the first floor and doors into the cloakroom and through to the integral double garage. Also accessed from the hall is a good size kitchen / breakfast room, which is fitted with a range of floor and wall units, work surface, integrated electric oven and hob and plumbing for washing machine. The kitchen also includes a floor-standing boiler for the oil central heating and offers plenty of space for a fridge freezer and breakfast table. Double doors then open into a separate dining room, with double glazed window overlooking the garden and sliding door through to a spacious sitting room. Enjoying plenty of natural light, the sitting room has access into an adjoining 'lean-to' conservatory and out to the rear garden.
On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, three of which have fitted wardrobes and each overlooking the beautiful rear garden and countryside beyond. There is a large family bathroom with built in cupboard and an en-suite shower room to the Master bedroom, both in need of some updating. The property also benefits from plenty of storage, with two large cupboards plus a walk-in airing cupboard located on the landing.
OUTSIDE At the front of the property, a driveway provides off road parking for two vehicles and leads to the double garage, which measures 19'9'' x 19'8'', with light and power. To the side of the property, a pair of wonderful arched gates opening into a useful side lobby which incorporates the oil tank, provides additional storage and leads through to the rear garden. Please note, this gated lobby is owned by Old Stable Cottage however the neighbouring property has a right of access to their rear garden and to maintain their oil tank. The sunny rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with mature hedging and well-stocked borders. Located opposite the property is gated a pedestrian access which leads to the village surgery.
LOCATION 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 are two excellent pubs, both of which offer superb food - The Mendip Inn which is located on the A37 and the award winning Oakhill Inn on Fosse Road. The village also has a doctor's surgery, two churches, village hall and recreation field, plus an excellent primary school. There are several secondary schools within easy reach such as Whitstone School in Shepton Mallet, The Blue School in Wells and Norton Hill in Midsomer Norton. For private education, 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 and leisure 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.