3 Bedroom Terraced House For Sale
Situated on the popular Burcott Road is this three bedroom Victorian house. The property has 'good bones' with double glazed windows, a recently installed boiler (approx. 2 years ago) and recent works to the chimney and roof but now offers further scope for internal updating and improvement. Within easy reach of the centre of Wells, this period home has the advantage of large rear gardens and a rear pedestrian access. The property is offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
Upon entering the property is a porch with attractive original floor tiles and opening into the main hall, again with original tiles and staircase with attractive turned spindles. Beneath the stairs is an open storage area, which could be turned into a cupboard if required. To the front is a good size sitting room with bay window, original floorboards, arched alcove and an open fireplace with recently installed flu, ideal for a woodburner or similar to be added if desired. Adjacent to the sitting room is a further reception room, with large double glazed window looking out to the garden, an alcove and a built-in store cupboard. The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room is at the rear of the property and has a range of cupboards, a stainless sink with double draining board, space and plumbing for a washing machine, recently installed wall-mounted combi-boiler along with space for a freestanding gas cooker. At the far end is space for a small breakfast table and a window looking out to the garden.
The original staircase, with window to the rear, wends it's way to the first floor where two of the three double bedrooms and family bathroom are found. To the front is a good size double bedroom with original painted cast iron fireplace and laminate floor. The second bedroom has a large window overlooking the rear garden. The family bathroom, with obscure glass to the front comprises; bath, wash basin and WC. From the landing is a useful understairs cupboard and door opening to a further staircase leading up to the original attic bedroom. This bright and spacious room, again a good size double, spans the width of the house and has a chimney breast with alcoves on either side, ballustrading to the stairwell and a dormer window with glazed sides, offering rooftop views over the city towards open countryside.
To the front of the house is a garden mainly laid to lawn, retained by a low natural stone wall, planted with mature shrubs and trees. A wrought iron gate opens onto a stone path with a step leading to the front door.
To the rear, accessed from the kitchen is a side patio area with space for outdoor furniture. Off this area is an outside WC which could be opened up into the kitchen, if desired, to increase the breakfast area. A step leads up to the lawn which is currently divided into two areas by mature trees and shrubs. At the far end of the garden is an opening leading onto a pedestrian path which in-turn leads to a small lane further along the terrace.
The garden has a large area of lawn with a patio seating area along with rear pedestrian access along a shared pathway.
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 is a Leisure Centre in Wells offering a variety of recreational facilities.
Gas central heating
Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected
Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
From the Wells office, continue along Priory road to the roundabout. At the roundabout take the third exit onto Strawberry Way (passing Lidl on your right). At the traffic lights turn left into Burcott Road. Number 38 can be found a little further along on the right.
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