Priest Row, Wells, Somerset, BA5

££315,000 Guide

3 Bedroom Cottage For Sale


A generously proportioned, Grade II listed,  three bedroom cottage with private walled courtyard garden within the centre of Wells. The property is well-presented and has the perfect balance of character features and modern convenience. Situated within a central location the house has access to all the amenities Wells has to offer and has views to the front over St Cuthberts Church. The property is currently used as a holiday let and is available with NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Upon entering the cottage is an entrance porch, with space for coats and shoes and a glazed door leading to the sitting room. The sitting room is partially panelled and has a window to the front with views of the church and a stone and brick fireplace with 'Jotul' gas fired stove (currently not in working order) as the focal point. On either side of the fireplace are deep alcoves with shelving with one side benefiting from a built-in cupboard.  A large understairs cupboard offers plenty of space for 'day to day' storage. A door leads through to the kitchen/dining room with a range of wall and base units having cream Shaker style doors, an integrated electric oven and gas hob along with space for a slimline dishwasher, washing machine and undercounter fridge. There is plenty of space for a dining table to seat four to six people and a glazed door leads out to the enclosed rear courtyard garden. From the kitchen a door opens to the staircase.

Stairs rise to the first floor with two of the three bedrooms and the family shower room.  At the front of the property is a notably spacious double bedroom with feature panelling behind the bed, two built-in wardrobes, a fireplace with cast iron insert along with views to the front over St. Cuthbert's Church. The second bedroom, currently with bunk beds, is single in size and looks out over the rear courtyard with views towards Wells Cathedral. The shower room, again with cathedral views, comprises; a shower cubicle, WC, wash basin and modern towel rail.  From the landing, a door opens to a further staircase leading up to the second floor.

On the second floor is a large double bedroom with painted beams, wood effect laminate floor, eaves storage, a dormer window to the front with views of the church and a Velux window to the rear with a direct view over rooftops to the West front of Wells Cathedral.  


The rear courtyard garden, accessed from the kitchen, is a lovely spot for outside dining and entertaining with plenty of space for outdoor furniture. The block paved courtyard is fully enclosed and has a raised bed planted with a variety of shrubs and climbing plants.  


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 20 miles away and easily accessible




Gas central heating and electric heating


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


Somerset Council


Band - Currently registered for business rates


Rating - Not required for listed properties


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


From our office in Broad Street take the first right into Queen Street. Continue to the end of the road and turn left and then immediately right into Priest Row. Continue for 40m and the property can be found on the right. For the purposes of viewing please park in a nearby carpark (Whiting Way or Union Street).

Tenure: Freehold

Priest Row, Wells, Somerset, BA5
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