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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wookey Hole, a mile from Wells

Withdrawn from Market £585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome property
  • Very roomy and comfortable 2 storey dormer bungalow
  • Plenty of light and airy living space
  • Tradional property of character and charm
  • Enjoying good aspects
  • Well stocked and managed garden of over half an acre
  • Good location

Full description

A very roomy & comfortable 2 storey dormer bungalow in a good location in this popular village just out of Wells. Beautiful mature half acre garden.

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Beyond the dining area is the very pleasant garden room with hardwood double-glazed windows and French doors to the garden. The utility area has a garden door, sink unit, fitted units plus space and plumbing for a washing machine. There's also a shower room with a hand basin and shower cubicle. Also off the hall are a fitted bathroom (with an oak floor, hand basin, wc, shower cubicle and bath) and 2 double bedrooms, one having an extensive range of fitted wardrobes and one having a smaller fitted cupboard. The staircase rises to the first floor where there are 2 good size further bedrooms.

At the approach to the house is a car pull-in with a footpath into the front garden. There's also a drive to the open ended through garage which leads to further parking areas. The mature front garden is well stocked and managed and gives the property plenty of privacy. The rear garden is equally well stocked and landscaped with sitting areas, a well cultivated vegetable garden, herbaceous beds and lawns meandering through a small orchard and areas with mature trees, shrubs and a summerhouse. This splendid garden is a wonderful environment and must be viewed to be appreciated. In addition it has a 30ft x 12ft, workshop/store and an adjacent Hartley Botanic greenhouse. Green Gables is a tradional property of character and charm with a traditional name and inspection by appointment is welcomed.

Further details 
TENURE Freehold 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 'F' EPC RATING Rating 'D'

To View please contact the Agents 
Roderick Thomas 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA5 1SR Tel: 01749 670079 Email:

Proceed towards Wookey Hole from Wells. Just before entering the village of Wookey Hole turn left into Glencot Road. The property can be found a little further along on the right just before the turning into Glencot Lane.

Important Notice 
Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

Green Gables is a handsome property in its own beautiful garden and enjoying good aspects. The generous accommodation really does have plenty of light and airy living space with the benefit of gas central heating. The front door opens into a hall which has a staircase to the first floor and 2 doors into the sitting room which has 2 big windows including a bay window and a fireplace with a wood burning stove. The hall leads into a study which in turn links through a utility area into the open plan kitchen and dining area with plenty of space for the table and chairs. The kitchen area has a good range of fitted units on each on each side, work surfaces, a two bowl sink unit, a free standing cooker, concealed lighting, tiled areas, an integral dishwasher and a walk in shelved pantry.


About the area 
Wells is the smallest city in England (population about 11,000) lying in beautiful countryside between the Somerset Levels and the Mendip Hills ? an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wells medieval centre has local markets twice a week, good restaurants, a thriving high street and many important ancient buildings, including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace and gardens. There are four major supermarkets on the edge of the city. Wells Leisure Centre has the usual facilities of gym and swimming pool to add to Wells Rugby Club, Tennis club, Bowling club and Golf course. Throughout the year Wells hosts festivals for Music, Literature, Art and Food, and has twinned links with Burgundy, the Rhineland and Northern Italy. There are many societies and clubs for those who would like to join a diverse social community.

The major towns of the area, Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. There are excellent state & independent schools in the area which include several good primary schools, Wells Blue School, Strode College, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, All Hallows and Millfield. Wells is a transport hub for bus services, including daily services to London. Main line trains run from Castle Cary and Bristol International Airport is 35 minutes drive away. Wookey Hole is a very pleasant village just outside Wells at the foot of the Mendip Hills. It's famous for its Caves but the village has so much more with a good range of amenities and many local organisations. There is also open and immediate access to the stunningly beautiful surrounding countryside. The property is on the southern side of the village about a mile from the Waitrose supermarket within Wells.

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13 August 2016

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