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7 bedroom detached house for sale

3 Ashwell Lane

Withdrawn from Market £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Imposing Detached Victorian Residence
  • Set Within One Acre Of Mature Gardens & Woodland
  • Stunning Southerly Views
  • Three Reception Rooms, Seven Bedrooms, Five Bathrooms
  • Three Bedroom Annexe
  • Sympathetically Renovated Throughout
  • Positioned At The Foot Of The Tor
  • Offering Versatile Family Accommodation
  • Potential For Successful Home Business Opportunities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

AMENITIES & RECREATION The historic market town of Glastonbury boasts a variety of unique local shops in the High Street, with its very own 8th century Abbey and 14th century Tor. Glastonbury provides the usual small town facilities including a selection of schools, catering for infants through to secondary education, churches, supermarkets, a library, doctors? surgeries and a local hospital. Street, just 2 miles away is a thriving mid Somerset town famous as the home of Millfield School, Clarks Shoes and more recently Clarks Village shopping centre complementing the High Street shopping facilities. The Cathedral City of Wells is 6 miles whilst the nearest M5 motorway interchange at Dunball (Junction 23) some 15 miles distance. Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. At Castle Cary mainline trains run to London Paddington. 

DIRECTIONS From our Glastonbury Branch located in the High Street, head to wards Bere Lane where the Rural Life Museum can be found. Follow the signs to Shepton Mallet passing Chilkwell Street. Continue along the road for approximately quarter of a mile, passing the Chalice Well. Take the next left turning into Ashwell Lane, where Hillside can be found. 


GROUND FLOOR Hillside is accessed via a stunning entrance hallway featuring original Victorian geometric tiled flooring and an impressive stair case rising to the first floor accommodation. All the principal reception rooms can be accessed, including the ground floor seventh bedroom (includes a shower room, separate lounge/diner/kitchen area), currently using private access located to the rear of the property but could equally be accessed internally. The sitting room offers panoramic southerly views of the surrounding countryside via a bay window. The focal point of the room is the decorative cast iron open fireplace, framed by a hand painted slate hearth. The spacious dining room has a working wood burning stove and French doors opening out to the south facing seating terrace, affording wonderful views. Sliding doors provide a seamless transition into the kitchen/breakfast room comprising fitted base units complemented by star galaxy granite work tops, a central island, a three oven Aga with additional two ovens and four gas ring module. Beyond the kitchen is a conservatory with glass roof and double doors opening out to the rear grounds of the property. There is also access to the laundry room, utility room and separate cloakroom. 

FIRST FLOOR On the half landing there are two cloakrooms and a decorative stained glass window to rear. A spacious galleried landing provides access to all four double bedrooms (two of the bedrooms have en suite bathrooms) and a family bathroom. All the rooms retain many original features, including cast iron feature fireplaces, picture rails and sash windows and enjoying stunning southerly views across open countryside to the front elevation of the main house. From the first floor landing is a further stair case providing access to the second floor accommodation. 

SECOND FLOOR Occupying the whole of the top floor are two double bedrooms, separate bathroom, open plan kitchen/living room and a south facing private balcony with stunning panoramic views. There is further potential for this floor to be completely self-contained. 

THE ANNEXE The well proportioned three bedroom annexe has its own ground floor entrance located at the rear of the house, however there is the option for the annexe to be connected to the main house. On the ground floor comprises sitting room with bay window to front elevation, affording stunning southerly views. Kitchen/diner, study and cloakroom. On the first floor comprises three bedrooms with panoramic views and a family bathroom. 

GROUNDS The substantial elevated grounds are made up of an abundance of wild flowers, lawned gardens and a variety of mature trees and shrubs, set to the back drop of Glastonbury Tor. Hidden away at the top of the garden is a tranquil coppice, adjoining the Tor. The gardens to the front afford stunning panoramic southerly views, along with a large shed/workshop and two garages with off road parking. 

MORTGAGE ADVICE Would you like to have advice from a fully qualified Mortgage Consultant with access to the whole market? Gavin Sweeney from Tor Finance will assess your needs and recommend the best Mortgage product available to you. Please phone us on 01458 888020 and we can arrange a free consultation at a time to suit with Tor Finance.


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05 April 2016


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