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3 bedroom cottage for sale

West Street, Axbridge


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A beautiful example of the character properties typical of this charming medieval town, this cottage has been sympathetically improved and extended without losing its period features. There is the added benefit of a large, sunny rear garden which has been landscaped has an outbuilding used as a home gym.

Axbridge is a charming medieval town nestling at the foot of the Mendip Hills with glorious country walks on the doorstep. This lively village centres round a medieval square with a post office, butchers, chemist, local shop and a number of popular pubs and restaurants as well as a community cinema. There is a monthly farmers market, yearly blackberry fair and carnival . The local first school is within walking distance of the property and Fairlands Middle School is in nearby Cheddar along with Kings of Wessex Upper School. The smallest town in Somerset, Axbridge is situated 10 miles from the coast, 10 miles from Wells and just 18 miles from Bristol City Centre.

From Robin King’s turn right onto the High Street and continue out of the village until reaching the A38. Turn right onto this road and continue for approx. 3 miles. Branch left onto the A371, signposted Wells. After 800m take the left turn signed Axbridge, leading into West Street where the property will be found to the left hand side.

Attractive hardwood front door into

HALL radiator with concealed cover, understairs cloaks cupboard also housing meters.

CLOAKROOM wash hand basin with tiled splashback, W.C., radiator, tiled floor.

FAMILY ROOM 2 double glazed sash windows with deep sills, radiator, laminate flooring, glazed double doors into

SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM lovely room overlooking the garden and with feature fireplace housing gas coal effect ‘woodburner style’ fire, radiators with concealed covers, beamed ceiling.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM fitted with a range of attractive cream tongue and groove panel fronted wall and base units including corner carousel units, 1 ½ bowl sink unit, built in ‘Kupperbusch Okotherm’ electric oven plus separate ‘Kupperbusch Microspeed Plus’ microwave/convection oven. NEFF ceramic electric hob with extractor over, integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for concealed washing machine, space for upright fridge/freezer. Ceramic tiled floor and part tiled walls, double glazed window overlooking rear garden. Radiator, part exposed stone feature wall, Velux roof window.

Stairs off hall to FIRST FLOOR LANDING access to roof space, double glazed window overlooking rear garden, radiator, airing cupboard housing Worcester gas combi boiler.

BEDROOM 1 double glazed windows to rear with lovely views over the garden, 2 radiators, door to eaves storage space.
ENSUITE BATHROOM white suite comprising bath, wand basin, W.C., separate shower cubicle with mains shower. Heated towel rail, obscure double glazed window.

BEDROOM 2 double glazed sash window to front, radiator.

BEDROOM 3 double glazed sash window to front, exposed beams, built-in wardrobe, radiator.

SHOWER ROOM shower cubicle, wash wand basin, W.C., radiator, part tiled walls, Velux rooflight.


The garden to the rear has been beautifully landscaped, making the most of its terracing and providing a large patio areas to either sides of wide, shallow stone steps, with well stocked shrub borders and pretty, ornamental pond and high stone walls, making this a lovely private area.

On this level is also a stone outbuilding (13’1x10’4, approx), currently used as a HOME GYM, which has radiator (run off the main boiler to the house), W.C., and wash hand basin.

The upper level of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and trees and there is a timber garden shed.

Beyond this formal garden is a small area of garden with pedestrian access onto the slip road into Axbridge, just off the A371. Subject to any necessary permissions, this could be made into vehicular access and parking.

SERVICES – all mains services.

LOCAL AUTHORITY – Sedgemoor District Council – Tel 0845 408 2540 – Band D £1,494.69 (2012/13) * Bandings for properties altered/extended since 1st April 1993 could be subject to review.


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