DESCRIPTION A unique opportunity to acquire a substantial six bedroom detached home of approx 2600sqft with south facing gardens, double garage and ample parking, in need of updating and modernising. The house has been within the same family for well over 30 years and has been used is various configurations to suit the needs over the years. Tucked away in a quiet yet central position it offers an exciting opportunity to create a dream home while still being within easy reach of all the local amenities that Wells has to offer.
The main part of the house features a substantial kitchen/breakfast room with a range of units adjacent to a lounge, both of which have lovely views over the south facing rear gardens. From the kitchen is a utility area with downstairs w/c, access to the garden or through the conservatory to a private front patio. Steps leas through to an inner hall which has sliding doors to the garden and leads on to the formal sitting room, an exquisite room with an open fireplace set within a stone faced chimney. Attached to the house but accessed externally is a separate one bedroom flat which comprises a kitchen/sitting room, bedroom and bathroom, this area could easily be incorporated into the house if desired.
To the first floor are three spacious double bedrooms, two of which having a dual aspect and filled with an abundance of natural light and all of which having storage. The family bathroom comprises a bath separate shower, toilet wash hand basin and bidet.
From the conservatory access can also be had to a 2 bedroom annex which has been rented out separately in the past. The annex comprises of a dual aspect sitting/dining room with separate kitchen with two spacious double bedrooms and bathroom upstairs.
OUTSIDE Approaching the property is a five bar wooden gate opening to a driveway to accommodate four to five cars whilst also leading to a double garage with 'up and over' door. To the side of the garage is a private patio which benefits from the afternoon sun. The south facing gardens to the rear features a variety of rose bushes, shrubs, flowers, an apple tree and an area for outside furniture and entertaining.
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 Main House - Band 'F'
Annex - Band 'A'
EPC RATING Rating 'E'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From our offices in Broad street, Wells. Turn left in St. John Street. At the end of the road turn right into Southover. Continue for approx. 70m and take the first right into Beckett Place. The property can be found in the far left hand corner, accessed through a five bar gate.
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