DESCRIPTION A splendid four/five bedroom detached family home situated on the edge of the popular village of Croscombe. The house has been occupied by the same owners for over forty years and been extensively enhanced and extended over that time including the recent addition of a brand new boiler. Presented to an immaculate condition throughout the house also offers the potential for dual family living with one of the bedrooms with ensuite being on the ground floor.
Upon entering the property is a spacious and light entrance hall with downstairs cloakroom. The kitchen is situated at the rear of the house with a dual aspect view over the garden and featuring a range of wall and base units with soft close, a double eye level oven, induction hob, space for a table and door leading out to the garden. Adjoining the kitchen is the formal dining room which has ample space for a generous dining table and a lovely aspect overlooking the garden. The sitting room is an open and light room with an electric fire as the focal point and a view over the west facing front garden. The fireplace does have the potential to be opened up for either a wood burner or gas fire with a point close by. Open plan to the sitting room is a garden room which makes for a fantastic additional reception space with sliding doors onto the patio and gardens beyond. On the ground floor is one of the five double bedrooms with a large window to the front and window to the side and walk in ensuite wet room with shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
To the first floor are four spacious double bedrooms. The main bedroom has the benefit of built in wardrobes and a fantastic view over countryside to the front. It is adjacent to a shower room with additional door which can allow it to become an ensuite for guests or open as another family shower room accessed from the landing. Three further double bedrooms can be accessed from the landing, one having a countryside view to the front, the other having built in wardrobes and the final room having a dual aspect view over the gardens. The bathroom comprises a bath with shower above, wash hand basin and toilet.
The property also benefits from high speed internet.
OUTSIDE Approaching the property by a wooden five bar gate is a driveway which can accommodate four to five cars comfortably. The front garden features an array of shrubs, bushes and trees along with a gravelled seating area and views looking out over countryside. Access can be had on both sides of the house to the rear garden which is laid over two levels. The lower level features a hard standing with a large wooden shed which has been insulated and would make for a great workshop or as storage. The main garden has been designed to be low maintenance with a gravelled area, a water feature, raised beds with wooden sleepers, bushes, shrubs and a raised decking area, perfect for outside furniture and entertaining.
LOCATION Croscombe is a well served village with an excellent public house, church, village hall and a primary school. The village is approximately 3 miles from Wells and 2 miles from Shepton Mallet.
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.
Schools are plentiful with the Cathedral School, the Blue School and a choice of primary schools in Wells, Millfield School in Street and Downside school in Stratton-on-the-Fosse are easily accessible.
There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport, with rail links from Castle Cary (about 20 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.
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 are Leisure Centres in Wells and Shepton Mallet.
HEATING Gas central heating (new gas boiler)
The 'Gledhill Torrent' water cylinder gives mains pressure hot water throughout the house.
SERVICES Mains drainage, water, gas, electricity and high speed internet service are all connected
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588
COUNCIL TAX Band 'E'
EPC RATING Rating 'D'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From Wells take the A371 sign posted to Shepton Mallet. Continue for approximately 3 miles until you enter the village of Croscombe. Upon entering Croscombe take the first left into Fayreway. 'Stoneleigh' can be found approximately 25 metres along the road on you right hand side.
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