7 bedroom detached house for saleWells Road, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6
- 7 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- 5 bathrooms
- Private Parking
- 0.54 acres
Chindit House is one of the largest private residences in Glastonbury, close to the vibrant town centre with country walks on the doorstep. It is offered for sale as a whole or in 2 lots
The house is an imposing Grade II listed property and one of the largest private properties in Glastonbury. It has gothic style frontage and was built in 1903. The property is the masterpiece of an ecclesiastical builder who created it to serve as both his own grand residence and as a demonstration of all the skills and resources at his disposal. The ornate front door surround is complimented by stone mullioned windows with leaded glass and decorated sash windows. Many rooms feature attractive open fireplaces, cornicing, panelling and dado rails. Wood panelled reception hall with attractive patterned tiled floor and grand oak staircase. Dining room with quarry tiled floor and original cast iron Eagle range with stone surround and mantel. Kitchen/breakfast room with free standing units. High quality bathroom fittings have been used
throughout. The principal bedrooms are well proportioned with the main bedrooms on the first floor and with the secondary bedrooms continuing onto the second floor. There is an enclosed courtyard with access to the garage and back door. The front garden is screened by trees and a high hedge of mixed and native shrubs. A major asset is the unusually large town garden which lies to the rear and on one side.
Lot 2: A potential building plot with private road access situated in the south west corner of the garden.
Street 2 miles. Wells 6 miles. Taunton 18 miles.
Glastonbury is a vibrant market town with a wide range of shopping, business and recreational facilities. The house is a short stroll from the high street which boasts independent retailers including quality food shops and cafes alongside complimentary health clinics. Shopping facilities are also available in Street (Clarks Shopping Village), Wells, Shepton Mallet and Taunton.
Millfield and Millfield Junior School at Street, Hazlegrove at Sparkford, Wells Cathedral School, Kings School Bruton, Bruton School for Girls, Sexeys School Bruton (state boarding) and Sherborne Schools.
Mainline rail service from Castle Cary and Taunton to London (Paddington) in circa 2 hours. Bristol and Exeter Airports are both within about 1 hour's drive offering connections around the UK, Europe and to other destinations.
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