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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Newtown, West Pennard, Glastonbury

Withdrawn from Market £509,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Peaceful village location away from busy roads
  • Delightful period cottage in a beautiful mature garden.
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Planning consent to extend
  • Large sitting room
  • Kitchen & dining room opening into a conservatory
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Double garage, car port & parking
  • An idyllic cottage
  • Viewing recommended

Full description

A charming period cottage in the heart of this popular village a few miles east of Glastonbury. Very appealing accommodation including a hall, large sitting room, snug, kitchen & dining room, conservatory, rear hall, 3/4 bedrooms shower room & bathroom. Garaging. Parking. Landscaped garden & views.

Outside 
At the rear of the cottage is a very useful STORE ROOM. In the front garden is a double GARAGE and side CAR PORT plus ample parking space. The cottage looks out into its quintessential ¿English country cottage garden¿ with lawns, flower and shrub beds, apple trees, a rose arch, climbing wisteria and honeysuckle and old brick and stone walls ¿ all absolutely charming and which must be seen to be fully appreciated.

Planning Consent  
Planning consent was granted for a two storey and a single storey extension with provision for roof terrace in June 2013. Ref: 2013/0592 and 101806/002 The proposed extension to have stonewalls with a reclaimed double roman tiled roof and large gabled oak framed windows. It would include GROUND FLOOR -a large reception room 33ft.6ins. x 21ft.6ins. opening directly from the kitchen/dining room and also with double doors from the sitting room. FIRST FlOOR - a large suite with double bedroom with a high pitched ceiling, dressing room, bathroom and a roof terrace facing south and west approached from the bedroom by French doors. Plans are available from the Agents or the Mendip DC website. www.mendip.gov.uk/article/3203/View-Applications

Directions 
From Wells go south to Glastonbury and take the A361 towards Pilton and Shepton Mallet. After a few miles enter West Pennard and take the first right into Newtown Lane. The property is a short distance along on the right hand side.

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The accommodation has many original details and oil-fired central heating with radiators. It includes HALL with staircase and wall lights. SITTING ROOM a comfortable good size room with wall lights, shelved alcove and a stone inglenook with a wood burning stove. SNUG with wall lights, shelved alcove and a stone inglenook with a wood burning stove. KITCHEN & DINING ROOM the kitchen area has a range of fitted units, work surfaces, 1½ bowl sink unit, tiled splashbacks, central heating boiler and a large range cooker with an extractor above. The dining area has ample space for table and chairs and French doors into a CONSERVATORY with French doors into the garden. SHOWER ROOM/CLOAKROOM with a tiled floor, hand basin, wc and shower cubicle. BEDROOM ONE with fitted wardrobes.

First Floor 
LANDING with built in cupboards and linen cupboard. BEDROOM TWO with wall lights, window seats and built in cupboards. Originally 2 bedrooms this could easily be returned to such arrangement if needed. BEDROOM THREE with built in cupboards. BATHROOM with tiling, hand basin, wc and bath. NB. In addition Stronghold has a current planning consent for an extension.

IMPORTANT NOTICE 
Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

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Just 5 miles from Glastonbury is Wells which is the smallest city in England (population 10,000). Its centre is the market place (local markets twice a week) surrounded by many medieval buildings including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace. Immediately to the south (2 miles) of Glastonbury is the more recent town of Street and these centres provide a wide range of facilities and amenities to suit most needs. There are excellent local schools including West Pennard¿s Primary School and Strode College. The independent sector includes Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, All Hallows and the Bruton schools. For more information on this area in general and individual schools visit our website www.roderickthomas.co.uk Newtown Lane is well away from the main road in the centre of the village within walking distance of the church, primary school, village hall and the pub.

STRONGHOLD, NEWTOWN LANE, WEST PENNARD, NR. GLASTONBURY, BA6 8NL  
WEST PENNARD. A charming period cottage in the heart of this popular village a few miles east of Glastonbury.

About the Area 
West Pennard is a very popular village in beautiful countryside between Wells, Shepton Mallet and Glastonbury. The larger towns of Bath, Bristol and Yeovil are all within easy commuting distance. Glastonburys past and its present are linked with its dominant landmark, the Tor. It¿s been a religious centre throughout history and further back into the times of legends. Today it¿s a small but thriving town and a major tourist venue, welcoming thousands of visitors each year.

Accommodation 
Newtown Lane is well away from the main road in the centre of the village within walking distance of the church, primary school, village hall and the pub. Stronghold is an idyllic period cottage in a popular village. It's well sheltered and screened by its own high well-clipped conifer hedge and stands south facing in its mature garden. There's a thatched porch over a stable front door which leads into a central hall. In addition to the large sitting room with its inglenook there's a smaller sitting room or snug or dining room again with an inglenook. The kitchen is well fitted and has a breakfast/dining area with doors through into a conservatory. Also on the ground floor are a double bedroom and a shower room. Upstairs is a double bedroom, bathroom and the main bedroom which was originally 2 bedrooms and could be returned to such if a buyer wished.

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