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5 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Highcroft, Mill Lane, WEDMORE, Somerset


Property Description

Key features

  • Superb property within a short walk of the village
  • Elevated position above Wedmore with wonderful views
  • Extended and improved to a very high standard
  • Spacious and versatile accommodation throughout
  • Sitting room, conservatory and a family/games room
  • Kitchen Breakfast room and a utility
  • Five bedrooms and four bathrooms
  • Detached garage with accommodation attached
  • Potential annexe and income options (STPP)
  • Private south facing rear garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Highcroft is a superb detached property located within a short walk of the centre of Wedmore and all its amenities yet located in an elevated rural position sitting above the village with stunning views towards the Mendip Hills. The spacious and versatile family home is mainly on one level and has been extended and improved by the current owners to a very high standard. The accommodation includes a bespoke kitchen breakfast room, spacious sitting room leading to a 'David Salisbury' design dining conservatory and a large family/games room. In total there are five bedrooms and four bathrooms. Off of the family room there is a shower room and stairs leading to bedroom five, lending itself to a guest suite at that end of the property. Alongside and above the double garage there is a gym, shower room and bedroom, again lending itself to an annexe or guest bedroom suite with potential income options (STPP). The fully enclosed south facing rear garden is private and mainly laid to lawn with two terraced/seating areas and a barbecue lodge. In addition to the garage there is off road parking for several vehicles.

Property ref: 121_2366_3292655

Utility Room 
10' 1" x 9' 1" (3.07m x 2.77m) Range of cream painted wall and base units with work top over. Stainless steel sink and drainer units with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Window to the front elevation. Ceramic tiled flooring and tiling to the water sensitive areas. Recessed down lighting and a radiator.

A door at the furthest end of the hallway leads into the:

Master Bedroom Suite 
18' 11" x 13' 1" (5.77m x 3.99m) A very spacious and light dual aspect room with windows to both sides including views of open farmland and the rear garden. Two radiators.

Door to a walk in DRESSING ROOM measuring 6' 8 x 6' 4 with fitted wardrobes on two sides. Access to a loft space. A further window to the side elevation and a radiator.

Also a door to:

Master En Suite 
6' 8" x 6' 4" (2.03m x 1.93m) Recently refitted as a wet room with tiled walls and flooring. A low level WC and a vanity wash hand basin with storage underneath. Recessed down lighting and an extractor fan. Obscure glass window to the side and a chrome ladder style radiator.

About the Area 
Wedmore is a thriving Village with a range of shops including essentials such as the village store and newsagent, butcher and a chemist. There are a range of individual shops, boutiques and galleries as well as pub restaurants and tea rooms. Within easy reach there are a wide range of clubs and societies. Most cultural and sporting activities are catered for in the area. There are excellent state and independent schools locally including Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Local Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and the Taunton Schools. The property is within easy distance of the M5 and Highbridge & Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol international airport is approximately 17 miles north.

Services and Location 
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage and oil fired central heating. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: F. The postcode or the property is: BS28 4DN.

Guest Accommodation 
The ground floor room measures 16' 11 x 14' 9 and is currently used as a home gymnasium. Triple aspect with windows to the side and rear and bi folding doors back out to the front drive. Access to a loft space and two radiators. A door leads into the shower room with a fully tiled shower cubicle, recessed down lighting, a chrome ladder style radiator and a window to the side. A metal spiral staircase leads up to the bedroom measuring 21' 4 x 11' 2 with a separate WC and hand basin leading off. The window to the front elevation offers wonderful countryside views of the Mendip Hills. A further velux roof window, recessed down lighting and a radiator.

The front of the property is enclosed by stone walls with a brick paved driveway and raised borders with established plants and shrubs. The private south facing rear garden is mainly laid to lawn. There are several well planted borders and shrubs. There are two separate seating areas including a large patio alongside the rear of the property with ample space for table and chairs. In addition there is a path leading to an attractive barbecue lodge, ideal for entertaining.

Family Bathroom 
14' 10" x 6' 7" (4.52m x 2.01m) Step up to the large bath with a mixer tap over and a shower attachment. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Half tiled walls and tiled flooring. Obscure glass window to the side, coving to the ceiling and a chrome ladder style radiator.

Back to the other side of the property and the family room with stairs leading up to:

Bedroom Five 
17' 9" x 11' 5" (5.41m x 3.48m at its widest points) Another light and spacious room with two velux roof windows to the front elevation with countryside views. Recessed spot lights and a radiator. Under eaves storage.

Off of the family room is the:

Shower Room 
11' 7" x 4' 8" (3.53m x 1.42m) Fully tiled shower enclosure. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs. Low level WC and a chrome ladder style radiator. Obscure glass window to the rear aspect and a tiled floor.

Double Garage 
21' 5" x 11' 2" (6.53m x 3.40m) Detached and stone built with a pitched roof. Two up and over garage doors. Fitted with light and power. In addition to the garage there is off road parking for several vehicles.

Alongside and above the garage is the guest accommodation which, subject to planning could be used as an annexe and potentially provide a useful and regular income. Patio doors with full length windows either side lead in to the accommodation which is as follows:

Bedroom Two 
17' 7" x 10' 4" (5.36m x 3.15m) Another spacious and light dual aspect double bedroom with en suite facilities. Windows to the front and side aspects. A large fitted wardrobe and one end and a recess at the other ideal for as freestanding wardrobe of chest of drawers. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.

Door to:

En Suite Shower Room 
White suite comprising a vanity wash hand basin and low level WC. Fully tiled shower cubicle and tiling to the water sensitive areas. Radiator and an extractor fan.

Bedroom Three 
10' 11" x 10' 7" (3.33m x 3.23m) Two large fitted wardrobes along one wall. Window overlooking the rear garden. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.

Bedroom Four or Study 
10' 10" x 10' 8" (3.30m x 3.25m) One of five double bedrooms, although currently used as a study. Window out to the rear garden. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.

The entrance is under a covered porch with a pitch tiled roof and oak pillar supports on low stone walls. The wooden part glazed front door leads into the L shaped entrance hall measuring 27' 8 x 19' 11 at its widest points.

Door to:

Kitchen Breakfast Room 
18' 8" x 10' 10" (5.69m x 3.30m) Range of bespoke cream painted wooden wall and base units with granite work surfaces over. Ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Integrated dishwasher. Rangemaster cooker with matching extractor hood over. Ample space for a free standing fridge freezer and a table and chairs. Tiled floor. Recessed down lighting and two large windows to the front elevation with views. Radiator.

Also off the entrance hall is the:

Sitting Room 
21' 6" x 12' 9" (6.55m x 3.89m) Spacious dual aspect room with a large window to the front aspect and double doors at the rear opening into the dining conservatory. Door also to the family and games room. Feature stone built chimney breast and fireplace with a wood burning stove on a tiled hearth. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.

Double doors open in to the:

Dining Conservatory 
15' 2" x 13' 5" (4.62m x 4.09m) A David Salisbury design with traditional tiled roof and patio doors leading out to the patio terrace and garden. Stone flooring and two radiators.

Door back into the sitting room as well as the:

Family or Games Room 
24' 7" x 17' 11" (7.49m x 5.46m) A wonderful light and spacious area currently used as a games and family room. With a shower room leading off and stairs up to a double bedroom this area also lends itself to an elderly relative, teenager or income potential from B & B. Recessed down lighting and two large windows to the front elevation take in countryside views. Coving to the ceiling and three radiators.

Back to the rear hall and a door to:

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