3 bedroom detached house for saleMilton Lane, Wells
- 1930's detached house
- Desirable area
- Three bedrooms
- Period features
- Kitchen with granite worksurface
- Integrated appliances
- Downstairs WC
- Gardens to the front and rear
- Garage and ample parking
- Planning permission for one bed annexe
DESCRIPTION A 1930's three bedroom detached house in a slightly elevated position in the ever desirable Milton Lane. The property has been updated in recent years but still retains many original features including panelled staircase, picture rails and original four panelled doors.
A open fronted porch with store cupboard leads to the period solid wood front door. On the ground floor the property comprises; a spacious and recently decorated hallway with wood effect flooring, panelled stairs and attractive original dimpled glass leaded windows to the front. Under the stairs is a well appointed cloakroom with space saving WC, basin and access to the under-stairs cupboard. The sitting room is open plan to the dining room and both benefit from original wide planked natural oak wood floors. The sitting room has a modern inset 'Gazco' gas fire, picture rails and bay window offering views over the terrace and front lawn beyond. The dining room has picture rails and sliding doors leading out to the rear garden. The kitchen has plenty of cupboards with cream high gloss bevelled doors, black granite work surfaces, a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, integrated Smeg gas hob, integrated Smeg electric oven, integrated washing machine & dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer. Double doors lead out to the rear garden.
Newly carpeted stairs lead up to the first floor with a side window flooding the landing with natural light. On the first floor the Master bedroom is a good size double and has a wall of wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors offering a good amount of storage, picture rails, a 1930's style radiator and a window overlooking the rear garden. The second of the double bedrooms has picture rails and a bay window with front aspect. The third bedroom is a single room with picture rails and window with views to the front. The landing has access to the loft which is boarded and fitted with Velux roof lights and could be converted to provide extra accommodation (subject to permission). The family bathroom is fully tiled and has a corner bath with Jacuzzi jets, a corner shower enclosure with jets and a sauna function, low level WC with concealed cistern and vanity basin with storage beneath.
OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a block paved area offering parking for two cars. The South West facing front garden is laid to lawn with a large paved terrace and steps leading to the front door. To the side is a block paved drive offering parking for a further four/five vehicles and leading to the single detached garage which has planning permission to covert into a two storey, one bedroom, annexe. From the drive an opening leads to the rear garden. The enclosed rear garden, which can also be accessed from the dining room and kitchen is paved with riven patio slabs and has raised borders which are planted with mature plants and shrubs. A perfect secluded spot for al fresco dining.
PLANNING PERMISSION Planning permissions was granted in April 2016 to convert the existing garage into a two storey, one bedroom annexe. Visit www.mendip.gov.uk Ref:2016/0330/HSE for further details.
LOCATION 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 20 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.
HEATING Gas central heating
SERVICES Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel; 01749 648999
COUNCIL TAX Band 'E'
EPC RATING Rating 'E'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel:01749 676524
DIRECTIONS From the Wells Office, turn left and carry on along Priory Road, at the roundabout take the third exit onto Strawberry Way. At the first set of traffic lights go straight across. At the next set of traffic lights turn right into Portway. At the next set of traffic lights turn go straight across and then straight across the next set (with Waitrose on your right). Take the next left into Milton Lane. Number 24 can be found a little further along on your right.
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