DESCRIPTION An exceptionally well designed five bedroom family home set within the favoured village of Chilcompton. Brookside House offers generous and flexible accommodation throughout whilst benefiting from a lovely outlook over the garden and fields in the distance.
Upon entering the property is a double height entrance hall, fully glazed from floor to ceiling which creates a fantastic first impression and gives a great feeling of space. Leading off the hall is the kitchen which has been re-configured by the current owners to create a marvelous open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors opening out onto the deck and garden beyond. The kitchen comprises a range of Shaker style units with built in dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and warming drawer. A wood burner sits between the kitchen and dining room making a perfect additional seating area . The dining room can comfortably accommodate a table for ten to fourteen people with a large desk running the width of the room making for an ideal office area. Adjoining the kitchen is a large utility room with a Belfast sink and double doors opening out into the garden this could easily be turned into an additional dining/breakfast room if desired. From the utility room is a further storage room, occupying half of the double garage, this room provides ample extra storage. The bright and spacious sitting room is beautifully presented with a wood burner with a wooden mantle piece being the main focal point along with French doors opening out to the deck and gardens. Double doors open from the sitting room into the generous study which benefits from a dual aspect over the front gardens and offering potential to be used as either a study, extra sitting room or occasional downstairs bedroom.
From the entrance hall are two storage cupboards, a downstairs w/c with wash hand basin and stairs rising to the first floor and mezzanine sitting area. The sitting area forms part of a galleried landing and offers lovely views over the front gardens through the large expanse of glass in the entrance hall. The master bedroom benefits from ample storage provided by built in wardrobes and has an en-suite shower room with shower, toilet, heated towel rail and a wash hand basin unit with a granite top and storage beneath. Four generous double bedrooms all look over the private gardens to the rear with the two larger rooms having built in wardrobes.
On the first floor are two sets of facilities a bathroom and a shower room. The shower room features a large walk in shower, toilet, twin sinks with storage beneath and a heated towel rail. The bathroom has a free standing bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin with a marble top, toilet and heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE Approaching the property from 'The Street' is a wooden five bar gate opening to a private drive, gravelled parking area and single garage which in total can accommodate five to six cars comfortably. The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a few trees. A raised deck runs the width of the house to the rear allowing easy access from the three rooms in the house opening onto the garden. The deck provides a fantastic seating area along with a gravelled area which is perfect for outside furniture and entertaining. The main garden is generally low maintenance with an expanse of lawn and several trees. Access to the garden can be had from either side of the house along with a locked gate which can be opened directly onto the village playing field.
LOCATION Chilcompton has its own mini supermarket which includes an off licence and a post office, doctors' surgery, two public houses, a café, garage with shop, church, primary school, playschools and is conveniently located for commuting between Wells, Bath and Bristol.
There are five good comprehensive schools within easy reach and public schools at Downside Abbey and Bruton, with Independent Millfield School and Wells Cathedral easily accessible.
There are good road connections to Bristol and Bath. The motorway system and Bristol Airport (35 minutes), with rail links from Castle Cary, Bath and Bristol Temple Meads to London.
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.
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: 0300 303 8588
COUNCIL TAX Band 'G'
EPC RATING Rating 'D'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From Wells take the B3139 to Chilcompton. Upon entering the village continue past the 'Mulberry' factory and take the next left into Parsonage Lane, continue to the end of the lane and turn right onto The Street. Continue for approx.150m and Brookside House can be found on the left hand side immediately before the village stream.
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