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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Priddy, Somerset, BA5

Under Offer £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial detached family home complete with a paddock
  • Light, spacious accommodation with generous living space
  • Private driveway bordered by a lawned, well established garden.
  • Highcroft is a super family home being close to Wells and easy commute to Bristol and Bath.
  • Situated within the Mendip Hills an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the popular and thriving village of Priddy.

Full description

·Entrance Hall

·Sitting Room & Dining Room

·Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility


·Utility Room and Store Room

·Master Bedroom & Ensuite

·Four Further Bedrooms

·Family Bathroom

·Double Garage & Parking

·Solar Panels 

·Front & Rear Gardens

·Three Acre Paddock

·Agricultural Barn




Highcroft is a substantial family home set in a rural location with lovely countryside views on the edge of the village of Priddy in the beautiful Mendip Hills. The detached property offers light spacious accommodation with generous living area on the ground floor and plenty of accommodation on the first floor.

The house provides extensive accommodation comprising of a hallway, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room and study.  There is a utility room, store room and access to an integral double garage.  The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with four further bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower and a family bathroom too. To the front of the property there is a private driveway bordered by a lawned well established garden. There is ample parking at Highcroft with a gate leading into a well-stocked, private, mature rear garden. To the side of the rear garden is gated access into a small grass meadow and behind the property is a three acre paddock with an agricultural barn measuring approximately 18m x9m which has separate vehicular access. Highcroft is a super family home being close to Wells and easy commute to Bristol and Bath.


Highcroft is situated within the Mendip Hills an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the popular and thriving village of Priddy. Within the village there is a range of facilities including an excellent farm shop with café restaurant, a primary school, 13th Century church, village hall, camp site and a public house. Priddy is host to many local events throughout the year which are held on the village green including the famous Priddy Folk Festival.

The nearby Cathedral city of Wells is only a short drive from the village. Wells is the smallest city in England and offers a range of shopping facilities including a high proportion of independent shops and boutiques, banks, restaurants, public houses, cinema and churches. The stunning market square holds a farmer’s market on Wednesday and Saturday. Mainline rail services to London Paddington are available from Bath/Bristol.  Bristol Airport is 14 miles away.

There is a wide range of good schools nearby in both the public and private sectors.  Good state primary schools include Priddy primary school. State secondary schools include The Blue School in Wells and Kings of Wessex in Cheddar. Private schools locally include Sidcot, Wells Cathedral School which specialises in music and Millfield School in Street.

The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells and Cheddar. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.



The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion


Council Tax – G


Mains water, mains electric and solar panels, private drainage, oil fired central heating


All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation


Mendip District Council - 0300 303 8588




Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens Telephone 01749 671172


Rated C. View at


Studies undertaken by Mendip District Council have highlighted Highcroft as one of several properties in the area to have strongly anomalous values of lead in the soil. A fact that has long been known by local residents and who have always lived comfortably with this knowledge.


Proceed out of Wells on the A39 Bristol Road. After approximately three miles, turn left signposted to Priddy and continue until reaching the small garage on the right hand. Highcroft can be found next door.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 July 2016


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