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Priddy Veal Lane, Wells, Somerset, BA5

££675,000 Guide

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Situated on the edge of the village in an elevated position, with stunning panoramic views, is this attractive character cottage. Set in just under 3 acres, this four bedroom stone-built cottage is nestled into the hillsideand has a pretty cottage style garden, patio area, detached conservatory, stable/outbuilding and gravel drive.
Upon entering the property, through the side entrance with stable door and portico roof, is the spacious kitchen dining room with tiled floor and painted country style kitchen. The kitchen has a range of cupboards topped with wooden worksurface, an inset butlers sink, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, ceramic hob and eye level Neff electric oven and window with views to the side. The dining area, with beamed ceiling and painted stone wall, can accommodate a table and chairs to seat six to eight guests comfortablyand has a window with waneyedge wooden cill and rear outlook. Open to the kitchen is the utility room with deep window and worktop, Belfast sink and further cupboards along with space for washing machine and fridge/freezer. From the utility room, a door leads to the downstairs shower roomcomprising; shower cubicle with electric Mira shower, WC, wash basin and view to the front.At the rear of the dining room is a lobby, with understairs cupboard, leading to the sitting room and downstairs bedroom. The sitting room is agood size with an abundance of character features including flagstone floor, inglenook fireplace, painted stone wall, shelved alcove, painted wood strip ceiling with original meat hooks. A useful cupboard, to one end, provides plenty of room for day to day storage. A further fireplace with exposed stone and timber beam has an open fire. Two windows and the glazed front door look outacrossthe cottage garden toa spectacular panoramic view of the Somerset countryside with Glastonbury Tor in the distance. The downstairs bedroom, which could also be used as a study or playroom, is a good size with view to the side, beamed ceiling and latched ledge and brace door.
From the dining area, stairs with open bookcase lead up to the first floor landing with painted stone wall. From the landing is the first of the characterful double bedrooms with sloping beamed ceiling, 3/4 height cupboards with eaves storage and low level window with countryside views to the rear. The second bedroom, again double in size, has built-in wardrobes, painted timber strip ceiling, loft hatch and low level window with amazing panoramic view. From bedroom two a door leads through to bedroom three with quirky painted stone chimney breast, painted timber strip ceiling and low level window, once again looking out over the stunning Somerset countryside. The Bathroom is a lovely bright room with large Velux roof window and further window looking out to the side and comprising; Bath with shower attachment, WC, wash basin and cupboards providing eaves storage.

To the front of the property, a wooden gate opensto the pretty cottage style garden with steps leadingunder a rustic timber archto a central gravel path. On either side are areas of lawn and cottage style planting with flowers, shrubs and mature trees and to one side is a small pond. At the side of the house is an area housing the oil tank for the central heating. A gate leads to a further parcel of sloping land which runs upand behind thecottage. The driveway offers parking for two/three cars and leads to the detached conservatory, the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the view. A path leads past the conservatory to an outbuilding with workshop/store and stable/barn and a further area of land sloping up behind the house. Paved areas provide perfect spots for outside furniture and entertaining and to once again savour the wonderful southerly views. A separate field gently slopes down towards the village and has been planted with young trees with barns/outbuildings at the bottom. In all, the property sits within a total 2.87 acres.
Sitting in it's own sheltered niche the property enjoys full sun and stunning views. Walk out of the fields belonging to the property and one directly accesses some of the most special wildflower grasslands in Europe. This landscape is designated as an AONB for good reason, and hosts a unique abundance and array of wild flora and fauna.

Easton is a village set between Wells and Cheddar. The village has a Church and hall, the neighboring village of Westbury-sub-Mendip has a village store, public house and popular primary school. Wells and Cheddar both enjoy a wide range of shops and facilities.
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, two churches and both primary and secondary state schools.
For those travelling by train, Castle Cary station (which has direct services to London Paddington) is situated only fifteen 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.


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

Band 'E'

Rating 'F'

Viewing strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524

From Wells take the A371 towards Cheddar. After approximately 2 miles you will enter the village of Easton.Take the first turning on the right intoEbbor Lane, then take the third left into Priddy Veal Lane. Continue for approximately 400m to the top of the lane and the property can be found directly in front of you.

Tenure: Freehold


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