2 bedroom terraced house for saleReads Garden, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26
Sold STC £239,950
- Delightful Modern Cottage
- Light & Airy Accommodation
- Sitting Room
- Kitchen/Dining Room
- Two Double Bedrooms
- Bathroom & Cloakroom
- Residents Parking
- Courtyard Garden
A LOVELY MODERN COTTAGE situated within a character packed DEVELOPMENT OF MEWS COTTAGES located within walking distance of the historic medieval town Square of Axbridge and offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
Built in approximately 2008, Read Garden are laid out in a horseshoe shape with a central planted and paved communal area, occupying a delightful situation within the original walled garden of the Old Manor House in Axbridge. Great care and attention to detail was afforded to create exceptional properties in this charming setting, by a well-respected local developer. The cottages are individually and specifically designed to complement their charming setting, built traditionally using local materials, and finished with a combination of local natural stone or soft toned render beneath a natural slate or clay tile roof. Internally these charming properties offer two bedroom accommodation, each finished to exacting standards in a contemporary style, whilst retaining country elegance. Externally the front courtyard is well landscaped and maintained through a management company. Each property has its own parking space. Perfect for the first time buyer or young family, or for someone looking to downsize who wants a property you can just "lock up and leave", we highly recommend a viewing.
Axbridge is a vibrant medieval market town, set on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills in rural Somerset.
Once part of a Saxon defence system against the Viking invaders, its history goes back to the reign of King Alfred. The town's early royal charters allowing it to hold markets, fairs and become a royal borough reflected its prosperity from the wool trade in medieval times. It even had its own mint, with coins showing the town's symbol; the Lamb and Flag.
The charming town square still shows much evidence of its former status, with many majestic medieval buildings including the handsome 13th Century Church and King John's Hunting Lodge, an early Tudor merchant's house that has been restored as a museum. The town also benefits from a number of restaurants, bars, two public houses, a post office and a range of local stores as well as an excellent primary school, pharmacy and doctors surgery. A regular farmers' market takes place on the first Saturday of each month. Axbridge is also situated within the Kings of Wessex School catchment area.
The surrounding countryside of the Somerset levels and the Mendip hills with a reservoir in between, provide excellent opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, windsurfing and sailing. The area also enjoys a good number of quality golf courses. Alternatively, relax and enjoy the beauty and atmosphere of this historic town.
THE SURROUNDING AREA
The neighbouring village of Cheddar (c.2 miles) offers a further range of shopping, scholastic and leisure facilities, whilst the nearby coastal towns of Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon and cities of Wells, Bath and Bristol offer a more extensive range of facilities including fine dining and theatre.
With rail links at Weston-super-Mare, Bristol, Bath and Castle Cary (London Paddington 1hr 30 minutes), the M5 motorway, A303 and an International Airport at Bristol, the area offers excellent access to destinations further afield.Attractive small rear courtyard area perfect for that summer barbecue. Separate designated parking space.
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