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Ash Lane, Wells, Somerset, BA5

££795,000 Guide

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale


A splendid four/five bedroom detached family home believed to date back to the early 1930's on one of Wells most desirable roads. The property has been enhanced and extended over the years offering a versatile and practical layout to suit a modern family.

Upon entering the house is an entrance porch and spacious entrance hall with a large storage cupboard for shoes and coats. The kitchen diner is a marvellous dual aspect room, a hub of the house with views over the front gardens and a bay window overlooking the south facing garden to the rear. The room has an abundance of natural light and ample space for a large dining table and chairs to seat ten people along with space for a sofa. The kitchen comprises a range of freestanding units, space for a dishwasher, a gas fired AGA and an original quarry tiled floor. Beside the AGA is an electric point if an electric oven was desired. Adjacent to the kitchen is a pantry/utility room with plumbing for white goods, shelving and storage. The utility area also features a butler's sink separate w/c with wash hand basin and a door which opens out to the side of the house. The well-proportioned sitting room features a large tri-folding door sliding back to reveal the patio and a lovely aspect over the gardens. The room benefits from an open fireplace which could lend itself to a wood burner if preferred. Accessed from either the sitting room or the main entrance hall is the second reception room. A practical room with double doors to the front of the house, it could be used as a marvellous home office, play room or additional bedroom with the benefit of a fully tiled ensuite shower room.

To the first floor are three double bedrooms, a good sized single bedroom and the main family bathroom with a bath, separate shower, toilet, wash hand basin and towel radiator. Two of the bedrooms overlook parkland to the front of the house whilst both the back double bedrooms have a fantastic view over the gardens and towards the Cathedral, St Cuthberts Church and Glastonbury Tor. The principle bedroom features a walk-in wardrobe and an exceptional ensuite comprising a large freestanding bath, shower, toilet and wash hand basin.

Planning permission has been approved to create a further ensuite to bedroom two, which would be constructed over the current utility room.

OUTSIDE The gardens have been designed to be both low maintenance and beautiful, which is mainly being laid to lawn with a border of shrubs, bushes and flowers. Benefitting from a southerly aspect it provides the large patio with ample sunshine throughout the day making it a great area for outside furniture and entertaining. In one corner is a pretty summerhouse, with light and power, offering a lovely place to sit and enjoy the garden as well as useful storage. Situated within the garden is an electric point, an outside tap and a pathway leading down the side of the property to the front. A front garden is also laid to lawn with a flower bed and enclosed with a small wooden picket fence and stone wall. There is a wooden bin store and secure bike storage shed with a living roof which will also remain at the property. A driveway provides parking for two cars directly from Ash Lane with a pathway to the front door.


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.




Gas central heating


Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected


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


Band 'E'


Rating 'D'


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


From Wells city centre follow signs for Wookey Hole onto Wookey Hole Road. Take the right hand fork into Kennion Road and at the T junction turn right into Ash Lane. Continue for approx. 400 metres, passing Fir Tor Avenue on your left, and then Milton lane on your right. the property can then be found on the right hand side.




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Wells Lettings
Heritage Courtyard
Sadler Street

01749 676 524

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