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Long Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5

££425,000 Guide

3 Bedroom Cottage For Sale

A beautiful Grade II listed, three double bedroom cottage situated in the charming village of Croscombe, close to the city of Wells and offered with no onward chain. The property originally dates back over 500 years with a more 'modern' 300 year old extension and still retaining a wealth of period features.
Upon entering the house is a spacious entrance hall with ample space for shoes, coatsalong with plumbing for a washing machine. The kitchen/dining room is a lovely spacious room with a dual aspect to both the side and rear gardens. The kitchen, withexposed beans and wooden floors, comprises a range of bespoke wooden cabinets, a range cooker, Belfast sinkand ample space for a table forsix people. The sitting room is adjacent to the kitchen, this is the older part of the house with a beautiful inglenook fireplacewith wood burner as the focal point.This characterful roomfeatures exposed beams, mullion windows to the front, wooden floors and a large door to opening to the side of the house.
Stairs rise to the first floor landing which in turn leads to two of the double bedrooms and the main family bathroom. Both of the double bedrooms have generous proportions, one having a feature fireplaceand the other having a dual aspect, original elm floorboards and vaulted ceiling with a mezzanine area for storage. The bathroom could benefit from updating with an older suite comprising a shower over the bath, toilet and wash hand basin.
To the second floor is the principal bedroom, a large double with an abundance of natural light along with double doors opening to reveal a spacious dressing room with ample space for a large collection of clothes and shoes.
The large garden can be found to the rear of the house, tiered over several levels and mainly laid to lawn, the garden offers a fantastic blank canvas for any new purchaser. Within the garden are a wide variety of shrubs, bushes, fruit treesand a pond along with a oak barrel smoker. An area close to the kitchenprovides a marvellous space for outside seating and entertaining whilst also being close to an outside studio and store, perfect to be utilised as ahome office or workshop. Parking, for two cars, can be found to the side of the house. On the opposite side of Long Street is an area of garden which leads down to the River Sheppey, a space which could be improved and adapted to create a further area to sit and relax.

Croscombe is a well-served village with an excellent public house, village hall, church and a primary school. The village is approximately 3 miles from Wells and 2 miles from Shepton Mallet. 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


Gas central heating

Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected.

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

Band 'D'

Rating -Not required for a listed building

Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524

From Wells take the A371 signposted to Shepton Mallet. Continue throughthe village of Croscombe, passing the pub then the school on your left. Continue past the turning for Coombe Cottages and after approx. 75m,turn left left intoBoards Lane, where Alma Cottage can be found immediately on your right.

Tenure: Please confirm with Cooper and Tanner whether this property is freehold or leasehold



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01749 676524

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