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image  West Horrington, Nr Wells, Somerset, BA5

image ££425,000 Guide

image 3 Bedrooms
image 1 Reception
image 1 Bathroom
image For Sale (Freehold)


 Detached bungalow
 In need of modernisationScope to extend and improve (STPP)
 Large plot of approx. one acre
 'No through village' location
 Panoramic views
 Garage and parking
 Three bedrooms
 Kitchen/dining room
 No onward chain

Property Description

DESCRIPTION A three bedroom detached bungalow set in over an acre of grounds with breathtaking views and offered with no onward chain. The property has been within the same family for well over 50 years and now offers the scope to improve, extend or replace subject to the nessesary planning consents.

The accommodation comprises an entrance hall leading to a dual aspect sitting room with glorious views and open fire. The kitchen/dining room has a view over the rear gardens and comprises a range of units, electric cooker and hob, ample space for a table along with doors opening out to the side and rear of the bungalow. Two generous double bedrooms benefit from the southerly view to the front giving a panoramic aspect for up to 40 miles. A further double bedroom has a dual aspect view to the rear garden. The shower room comprises a walk in shower, toilet, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE Approaching the property is a Tarmac driveway from the lane to the front door allowing parking for four to five cars along with a single garage to the side. A bank at the front with hedging provides privacy to a front lawn and side patio for outside furniture and to enjoy the views. A grass bank to the side could be used as additional space to either build an extension or further garage if required and consents granted. The rear garden slopes up, mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs, trees and flowers. A level hard standing in the garden currently provides an area currently occupied by a swimming pool which does need refurbishment. A further area of rough ground has a stone built barn with two loose boxes which makes for a perfect space to have sheep or chickens if desired. From the far end of the garden is where the best views can be had. A 180 degree panorama can be seen looking past Glastonbury Tor and the spire of South Horrington Church to open fields and countryside in the distance.

LOCATION The Horringtons are a collection of three small villages (South Horrington, East Horrington and West Horrington) surrounded by open countryside and 1 mile east of Wells. West Horrington comprises of approximately seventy properties nestled comfortably at the foot of the Mendip hills and benefiting from no through traffic.

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), cinema, leisure centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists and doctors, two churches and both primary and secondary state schools.

For those travelling by train, Castle Cary station (which has direct services to London Paddington) is situated only fifteen 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.

TENURE Freehold

HEATING Oil fired central heating

SERVICES Mains drainage, water and electricity

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588



VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524

DIRECTIONS From Wells take the B3139 signposted to Bath. Continue to the village of Horrington passing the school on your right hand side. Turn left just after the school into West Horrington. Follow the road until for approximately 700m and the property can be found on your right.

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