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4 bedroom detached house for sale


Withdrawn from Market £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period detached family home
  • Four/Five bedrooms
  • Period features
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • Study
  • Conservatory
  • Stunning views towards Glastonbury Tor
  • Outbuildings
  • Garage and car port
  • Approx 2.5 acres of gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Wenlock Edge is a detached period four/five bedroom family home, dating back to 1810, situated in this picturesque village with breath taking southerly views. Having been extended and improved in recent years the property has an array of original features and character to offer whilst having versatile living accommodation.
The front door opens into a farmhouse style tiled kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and base units, wooden woksurfaces and views towards open countryside. A door from the kitchen area leads through to a family room/ formal dining room and south facing conservatory with French doors opening to the front of the house. The sitting room has beautiful wooden beams, a wood burner set in an exposed stone fireplace with stone believed to have been from Glastonbury Abbey and quaint original window through to the kitchen. To the rear of the property is a snug, currently used as a music room which opens out to a courtyard and gardens beyond. From the inner entrance hall is w/c with hand basin and library/study which has a feature floor to ceiling window and views overlooking the gardens. To the first floor is a galleried landing with views and access to all five bedrooms. The vaulted master bedroom, currently used as a separate sitting room has built in wardrobes, en-suite bathroom, a conservatory and sliding doors open out to a viewing room with incredible south facing views towards Glastonbury Tor. Accessed from either the viewing room or bedroom five is a study which benefits again from the views over beautiful surroundings.The landing leads to two further double bedrooms, two single bedrooms with one having built in storage and a family shower room.  

OUTSIDE Approaching the property is a long tarmac drive with grass and hedging lining the way to the parking area and house. The house can accommodate parking for several cars with the benefit of a double car port and garage. A workshop can also be found at the front of the property which has electric and power along with several wood stores. Access to the side of the property leads to the beautiful gardens to the rear, lovingly looked after and cultivated by the current owner over the years, it extends to approximately 2.5 acres of grounds. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with an orchard area and wild flower meadow. A large shed with light and power can be used for extra storage, it has decking to the front to enjoy lovely south facing views over open countryside.

LOCATION The sought after village of Pilton lies in a highly convenient position between the towns of Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet. The village benefits from a pubic house, club house and church. Wells and Street are both within easy reach with all four towns providing a wide range of day to day amenities and facilities.

Wells is the smallest cathedral city in England. It caters for most everyday needs, offering good shopping facilities as well as restaurants and pubs, a cinema, churches of most denominations, together with open-air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Schools are plentiful with the Cathedral School, the Blue School and a choice of primary schools in Wells, Millfield School in Street and Downside school in Stratton-on-the-Fosse are easily accessible.

There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport, with rail links from Castle Cary (about 15 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.

Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes. In addition, there is a Leisure Centre in Wells offering a variety of recreational facilities. 

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Water and electricity are connected. Drainage is via septic tank. 

HEATING Oil fired central heating and wood burner. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 01749 648999 

EPC RATING Rating 'F' 


VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524 

DIRECTIONS Upon entering the village of Pilton on the A361, from the Glastonbury direction, the property can be found on the left hand side a little way up the hill. 

AGENTS NOTE At the end of the plot is a small public footpath which leads across the end of the garden and joins up with a pavement which leads into the village. This however can easily be fenced off if required.

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Added on Rightmove:
14 January 2016


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