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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Foxdown Hill, Wellington, Somerset, TA21

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Tranquil setting
  • Chalet bungalow
  • 3-4 bedrooms
  • Elevated position
  • Stunning views
  • Gardens of c. 1/4 acre
  • Garage/workshop
  • Carport
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in 1964 'Kimberley' is a 3/4 bedroom chalet style bungalow situated in an elevated position with some of the most stunning panoramic views across Wellington and the Quantock Hills. Set within the original walled gardens of Foxdown House the bungalow enjoys a beautifully tranquil setting yet still within walking distance of Wellington town centre and its amenities.

Over the years the property has been considerably enhanced which includes the creation of the first floor in 1979 along with the construction of the garage and further extension to the front elevation to include a veranda. Set within a c.1/4 acre the plot boasts great potential for further extension to fit the prospective purchaser's needs, subject to the necessary planning consents.

ACCOMMODATION: In brief, the accommodation comprises COVERED PORCH that leads into the ENTRANCE HALLWAY with doors leading into the reception rooms and staircase rising to the first floor. A great size SITTING ROOM, complete with brick surround open fire, has an open plan layout with large window to the front elevation bathing the room with light along with a set of patio doors out into the covered veranda. The KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has been well equipped with a selection of base and wall units along with ample space for kitchen appliances; it also provides views of the rear gardens via a large window and access via a door from the UTILITY area.

Two double bedrooms are located on the ground floor with BEDROOM 1 overlooking the veranda and front gardens and BEDROOM 2 to the rear gardens however it is currently being used as a dining area providing flexible accommodation. The further two bedrooms are accessed via the stairs from the HALLWAY with BEDROOM 3 providing a twin aspect and some glorious views to the rear across Wellington and beyond. The first floor also provides a handy CLOAKROOM and eaves for storage.

OUTSIDE: The property sits in a beautiful c.1/4 plot which is mostly laid to lawn but has a selection of flowerbeds borders and to the rear are a variety of fruit trees which include apples and pears. The DRIVEWAY offers ample parking for numerous cars along with a turning area which leads to a good sized CAR PORT and a GARAGE/WORKSHOP serviced with power and water.

"Kimberley" is located in a unique location and given its elevated position has stunning panoramic views over Wellington and the Blackdown, Brendon, Quantock and Mendip Hills. Within easy access of the countryside the property would appeal to anyone looking for a peaceful retreat yet within easy access of Wellington town centre with three supermarkets including Waitrose, other shops, selection of primary schools, a secondary school and Wellington School. Easy access to the A38 and Junction 26 of the M5 motorway, with the County Town of Taunton approximately 8 miles distant. Both Taunton and Tiverton Parkway Rail Stations provide good commuter access.
From our office in South Street turn left at the traffic lights into Fore Street. Follow the road down passing the cinema on the left hand side and take the turning on the left into Champford Lane. Follow along this road a short distance past The Cottage Inn public house and take the next right hand turn into Foxdown Hill and signposted Farthings Pitts, continue for a short distance to the brow of the hill and take the next available right hand turn which provides access to a handful of properties and 'Kimberley' can be found on the right hand side.

Entrance hall 

Sitting/dining room 
6.05m x 5.44m

3.7m x 3.45m


Bedroom 1 
3.7m x 3.63m

Bedroom 2 
3.68m x 3.2m


First Floor 

Bedroom 3 
4.52m x 3.73m

Bedroom 4 
4.5m x 3.7m


6.0m x 4.6m

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2016


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