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Pitcot Lane, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Somerset, BA3

££845,000 Guide

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

DESCRIPTION An exceptional four/five bedroom country home, recently extended and fully renovated with breath-taking views and offered with no onward chain. The property has been beautifully enhanced and improved by a well respected local craftsman to a high standard throughout making the best use of the space, views and the abundance of natural light. There is additional potential to purchase a former agricultural barn and 2/3rds of an acre paddock by separate negotiation if desired.

Upon entering the home is a spacious and light hall with vaulted ceiling, ample space for shoes and coats and a door leading into the main focal room of the house. Running the width of the property is a spacious open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with windows on all four sides and views over the garden with countryside in the distance. The kitchen comprises a range of fitted units with soft close doors and topped with stone and wooden worktops, built-in electric appliances and breakfast bar. The formal sitting/dining area features wooden floors, a door opening out to the patio and gardens and a chimney which could be used as a feature or a wood burner could be installed if desired. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room, a marvellous area to close away from the open plan living accommodation with plumbing for white goods and ample space for storage. A step down from the main sitting room is a snug, a lovely room for comfy furniture with a dual aspect view over the gardens and a Juliette balcony which opens up to stunning views over open fields and woodlands. From the snug stairs lead down to an additional reception room which could equally be used as a games room, home office or fifth bedroom. The room is spacious in size and has a door opening to a hall which in turn provides access to a downstairs shower room and out to the gardens.

To the first floor of the house are four bedrooms, all of which having spectacular views over the gardens and countryside with the main bedroom having the benefit of an ensuite shower room. There is an additional bathroom on the first floor which also comprises a bath, separate shower, toilet, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Both the bathroom and the ensuite have the benefit of electric underfloor heating.

OUTSIDE The gardens can be found at the rear of the property facing a southerly direction benefitting from the sun all day long. Within the garden area several different areas to sit and enjoy the views with a patio area being perfect for outside furniture and entertaining. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with mature fruit tress, shrubs and lavender bushes. A gravel driveway provides parking for three to four cars leading to a large double garage and store room behind. There is a further barn and 2/3rds of an acre which can be made available by separate negotiation at the southern border of the garden.

LOCATION The pretty village of Stratton-on-the-Fosse, famed for Downside Abbey and Downside Public School is close to Bath, Wells and Bristol and makes an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding area. The village is situated in the beautiful Mendips with fabulous walks and many historic houses, gardens and visitor attractions nearby including Cheddar Gorge, The Roman Baths, Wookey Hole Caves and Wells Cathedral. Bath is situated 12.5 miles North East, Wells 10 miles to the East and Bristol 20 miles North with the A303 trunk and M5 motorway/M4 motorway within approximately half an hour of Stratton on the Fosse.

Nearby, the picturesque city of Wells 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 15 miles away and easily accessible

TENURE Freehold

HEATING LPG gas fired central heating

SERVICES Private drainage, water and electricity are connected.

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 proceed to the village of Oakhill. Proceed through the village passing Oakhill garage on the left and continue down the hill and up the other side, at the top if the hill turn right into Pitcot Lane. Continue for approx. 500m until the road forks, take the right hand fork and the property can be found a little further along on the right.





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Wells Lettings
Heritage Courtyard
Sadler Street

01749 676 524

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