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5 bedroom property for sale

Coxley, Near Wells

Guide Price £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached character property
  • Flexible living accommodation
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Annexe and holiday chalet
  • Workshop and car port
  • Grounds of approximately 1 acre

Full description

An attractive four bedroom character property with annexe, holiday cottage, spa room and car port and grounds extending to approximately 1 acre.


Harters Hill Cottage is a unique property set within a picturesque location close to the Cathedral City of Wells and provides a wealth of character features including exposed oak beams and an inglenook fireplace. The property has been sympathetically restored by it present owners and now offers flexible accommodation including the option for the main residence to be used as two separate dwellings.

Currently, the property is used as a main residence with various holiday lets including The Potting Shed which is a one bedroom separate annexe and Middle Earth which is a unique detached single storey timber building offering one bedroom accommodation. The property also benefits from a large car port, a timber building housing a spa hot tub and gardens which extend to approximately 1 acre.


The versatile accommodation, which is presented to a high standard, is arranged over three floors as follows:-

The Entrance Hallway leads to a Sitting Room/Dining Room which has doors leading out to the patio area. There is access to a second Kitchen/Utility Room and a Cloakroom. There are further reception rooms including a Drawing Room with inglenook fireplace and exposed beams and a Dining Room which leads out to the Conservatory. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room has recently been updated and includes a range of fitted wall and base units with polished granite work surfaces and a Study/Office leads off this room and overlooks the garden and views beyond.

Stairs lead from the entrance hallway up to a landing where there is a Double Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room, a Double Bedroom and a Shower Room. There is a further landing area with a Family Bathroom and Double Bedroom which has its own staircase which leads up from the dining room. From the landing there is a staircase leading up to a Double Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room.


The garden surrounds the property and is a mature and well landscaped garden with a range of flowers and trees. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with patio areas at the side and rear of the property. There is also an attractive pond and small wooded area at the bottom of the garden.

The property benefits from a range of outbuildings including a Car Port with adjoining Workshop, a timber Spa House with a hot spring Jacuzzi inside and a range of timber aviaries and sheds.


Harters Hill Cottage is located in the village of Coxley which is a village just south of Wells which is the smallest city in England. Coxley is situated in beautiful countryside between the Somerset Levels and the Mendip Hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. and the village itself has a primary school, parish church, village hall and public house. The nearby Cathedral City of Wells (3 miles) has a range of facilities including a very popular twice weekly farmers market and fabulous shops, restaurants and a cinema.

The location is ideal for those wanting to commute to the Heritage City of Bath (21 miles) and Bristol (24 miles) which both offer a wide range of amenities including shopping, theatres and leisure facilities. Communications are excellent with mainline rail services to London Paddington available from nearby Castle Cary (93 minutes). Bristol International Airport lies approximately 22 miles to the west, giving convenient access to regular internal and international flights.


When entering Coxley on the A39 from Wells take the third left onto Harters Hill Lane. Follow this road round which leads onto Pillmoor Lane and Harters Hill Cottage is situated on the left hand side.


There is a wide range of educational establishments at all levels in the area within the public and private sectors. Within the village there is Coxley Primary School and the local secondary school is Wells Blue School, which is judged as outstanding. There are also a good selection of private schools in the locality including Wells Cathedral School, Downside and Millfield.


The Mendip area is well known for its variety and diversity of sporting and leisure facilities. Walking and cycling may be undertaken in the immediate locality and in the near-by Chew Valley. More formal pursuits may take place at the following locations:-

Leisure Centres – Wells & Shepton Mallet

Golf - Wells and Mendip

Sailing - Chew Valley Lake

Fishing - Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes

Horse Racing - Bath and Wincanton


The property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


Mains electricity and water.  Oil fired central heating. Environmentally friendly cesspit.


Council Tax   -   Band F


All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation.

LOCAL  AUTHORITIES - Mendip District Council   -    Tel. 01749 648999

POSTAL ADDRESS – Harters Hill Cottage, Pillmoor Lane, Coxley, Wells BA5 1RF

VIEWING - Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Agents: Killens Tel. 01761 241127.

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Killens, Chew Magna

South Parade Chew Magna BS40 8SH

01275 565065 Local call rate

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