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3 bedroom property for sale

Oakhill, Near Wells, BA3

Guide Price £225,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Country Cottage
  • Village Location
  • Off Road Garden and Parking
  • Well Presented

Full description


Claypotts is a charming period cottage situated in the popular village of Oakhill. This three bedroom property benefits from character features including tiled flooring and a woodburner.

The sitting room and dining room are open plan and are situated off the entrance porch. These reception rooms are south facing letting in plenty of natural light.  The kitchen is located at the back of the property which has a tiled floor and a bespoke fitted kitchen. Leading from the kitchen is the utility room in the same style as the kitchen and cloakroom.

On the first floor there are three bedrooms and there is a large walk in wardrobe on the landing and a good sized family bathroom. Claypotts has been sympathetically refurbished to stay in keeping with the age of the property.

Outside the property has off road parking to the front of the cottage with ample room for two vehicles.  To the rear is a patio area with “roof-top” view and a garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a mature shrub border. The garden is surrounded by a wall and has a garden shed.


Oakhill is a popular village in The Mendip Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and benefits from a church, primary school and two public houses. Like many Mendip villages it has an active community, in 2012 joining together to celebrate the Queens diamond Jubilee. It lies between the Georgian city of Bath, well known for its Roman Baths and architecture and the historic Cathedral city of Wells. Twice weekly markets are held locally in Wells and Shepton Mallet.

Bath is 16 miles away, and Bristol, with its mainline rail service to London Paddington and M4 access is 18 miles. Castle Cary station is also close by. Bristol International Airport is 19 miles away. There is a daily National Express coach service to and from Heathrow and London Victoria from the bus stop opposite the school.

There is a wide range of well regarded schools at all levels locally, both from the state and private sectors and the property is within walking distance of Oakhill Primary School. Wells is home to The Blue School (State secondary) and The Cathedral School (independent). Downside School, also independent, is close by.

The Mendip area is well known for its many and varied sporting and leisure facilities. The area is popular for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells Shepton

Mallet and Bath. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by. 




The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.


Council Tax – Band D


Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas fired central heating


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.


Mendip District Council 01749 648999




Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens,

Telephone 01749 671172


Rated E. View at


On entering the village from the Shepton Mallet direction, turn left into High Street opposite the Oakhill Inn public house. Stay on this road for approximately half a mile and Claypotts can be found on your right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 October 2016


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