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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset, BA5

Sold STC £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached family home
  • Six bedrooms
  • Beautiful gardens extending to 1.6 acres
  • Surrounded by national trust land, with views of Ebbor Gorge
  • Situated 2 miles from the City of Wells

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Ebbor House is a delightful, substantial and versatile detached family home situated in a stunning position surrounded by National trust land and just two miles from the Cathedral city of Wells.

The reception rooms are spacious, flexible and well proportioned. The Dining and Drawing rooms are easily interchangeable with the former having floor to ceiling windows which fill the room with natural light, while the Drawing room has focal point feature fireplace and two sets of French windows, one leading into the Conservatory and the others on to a west-facing terrace. The Kitchen/breakfast room has been refitted and boasts a modern range of units and island designed around a two oven Aga; there is a useful utility room and boiler room at one end and a very useful larder at the other. Beyond the main reception areas there is a further sitting room that has under-floor heating and four sets of French windows that open onto a sheltered terrace making this an ideal space for summer entertaining. There is a generous home office as well as a further study area, although the latter is currently used as a wine cellar.

The Master bedroom suite is exceptional comprising of a large bedroom, generous dressing room and an en suite bathroom that also has a separate shower cubicle. There is a guest bedroom that also benefits from an en suite bathroom and of the four remaining bedrooms; three are comfortable doubles while bedroom six is a good sized single. Furthermore there is a family shower room and separate cloakroom.

The gardens at Ebbor House are stunning and have been maintained to an exceptional standard by the current owners. There are formal lawns and pretty flower and shrub borders brimming with colour all framed by a range of mature evergreen and deciduous trees. There are many attractive terraces throughout offering different aspects of the gardens and grounds which extend to approximately 1.6 acres as well as the views of the surrounding countryside. There is a level area that used to house a grass tennis court and could easily be re-instated or replaced with a hard court (subject to the necessary planning consents, additionally there is an orchard and a useful outbuilding that could be used as a potting shed or for housing garden tools.

There is an abundance of parking at Ebbor House as well as a triple garage. Above the garage there is a studio that could suit a number of purposes including a games room, a business or art studio, there could also be the possibility of converting this building into ancillary accommodation but again this would be subject to the necessary planning consents.

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24 April 2015

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