DESCRIPTION A unique and exciting opportunity to acquire The Firs, a former sheltered living home which now offer vast potential for either an investment or to create into a statement home, subject to planning. The property is believed to date back to the early 1900's with a substantial single storey extension to the side and large south facing gardens with views towards Wells golf club.
The extensive accommodation comprises a generous reception hall with a storage cupboard, the inner hallway leads to a well proportioned dining room which features a bay window and door opening onto the gardens. The kitchen/dining room adjoining is arranged with wall and base units, a range cooker, ample space for a dining table and access to a rear porch which opens to the patio. There are two large double bedrooms on the ground floor of the original house, both of which have en-suites and built in wardrobes with the larger of the two having a dual aspect and additional vanity unit.
From the reception hall are a further four double bedrooms, all with ensuites and built in wardrobes with two benefiting from lovely views over the gardens. A w/c and utility room with access outside complete the ground floor.
To the first floor are two generous double bedrooms, one having a dual aspect and both having wardrobes and en-suites. Across the rear of the main house is a master suite, currently arranged with a large double bedroom with storage leading into another bedroom/day room along with an ensuite. These rooms could be modified to create two bedrooms if desired.
OUTSIDE Approached by a tarmac carriage driveway which allows parking for five or six cars. There is also an area of lawn which could be changed to create extra parking if needed. The rear gardens have a southerly aspect with two tiers of lawns surrounded by shrubs, trees, flower borders and a substantial patio area.
LOCATION The picturesque City of Wells is located in the Mendip district of Somerset. Wells itself offers a range of local amenities and shopping facilities with four supermarkets (including Waitrose), as well as twice weekly markets, cinema, leisure centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists and doctors, several churches and both primary and secondary state schools.
There are also many highly-regarded independent schools (Prep & Senior) within easy reach, such as All Hallows Prep School, Downside School, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield School. For those travelling by train, Castle Cary station (which has direct services to London Paddington) is situated only twelve miles away. Both the City of Bristol and the Georgian City of Bath, a World Heritage Site, are located just 20 miles away and easily accessible
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: 0300 303 8588
COUNCIL TAX Band 'F'
EPC RATING Rating 'C' (Non-domestic rating)
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From Wells take the B3139 signposted to Bath. Continue up St. Thomas Street into Bath Road, passing Budgens garage on your right. Continue for a further 350 metres and the property can be found on the right.
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