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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Park Hill, PILTON, Somerset

£625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period property set in 2.5 acres
  • Formerly two cottages, now a large five bed family home
  • A characterful home with lots of period features
  • Well maintained and improved over the years
  • Four to five receptions rooms and a kitchen breakfast room
  • Lovely private gardens and woodland areas
  • Stunning views form the front of the house
  • Plenty of off road parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Wenlock Edge is a detached period property which has been extended and improved over the years whilst retaining many of its original features. Originally two cottages this is now a sizeable family home set in a very private plot thought to measure around 2.5 acres with a mixture of beautiful formal gardens, private seating areas and lovely woodland. The property itself has five bedrooms and four to five reception rooms as well as a large kitchen breakfast room. On the first floor there is a large master bedroom suite with a private lounge area, an en suite bathroom and a private study with lovely views. The suite leads out to one of the private patio areas in the garden. This truly unique property benefits from stunning views of the countryside and Glastonbury Tor. Within the grounds there are plenty of timber built storage units and wood stores. To the side of the drive at the front of the house there is a large workshop, a wood store and a carport in addition to an unused single garage just of the road and off road parking for several cars.

Property ref: 121_1716_3786853

Entrance 
Access form the drive into a covered porch with a new roof and a half glazed front door leading directly into the:

Kitchen Breakfast Room 
22' 4" x 12' 6" (6.81m x 3.81m) A spacious split level room with a range of wall and base units, Belfast style double sink with mixer tap over and tiled splash backs. Wooden work tops throughout. Ample space for a freestanding fridge freezer, an electric cooker and a table and chairs. Plumbing and space for a dishwasher and washing machine. Exposed stone wall on one side, tiled floor and some recessed lighting. Double glazed window to the front aspect. Floor mounted boiler and a radiator. Door to:

Family Room 
14' 3" x 11' 6" (4.34m x 3.51m) Currently set up as a dining room but a lovely good size room just off of the kitchen making it an ideal space for a family room. Exposed ceiling beam, tiled floor, a window to the side and double doors leading out to:

Sun Room 
14' 1" x 7' 7" (4.29m x 2.31m) One of the additions to the property with the surrounding double glazed windows and double doors leading out to the front. Tiled floor and some exposed walls. Back to the family room and a door leading into the:

Lounge and Dining Room 
27' 2" x 16' 2" (8.28m x 4.93m at its widest points) A very spacious room with lots of period features including a feature stone fireplace with a stone hearth, exposed beams and stone work. Three windows to the side of the property. Storage in an under stairs cupboard and some recess shelving. Radiator.

A door leads out to the rear hallway with stairs to the first floor and a door into:

Snug 
12' 6" x 9' 5" (3.81m x 2.87m) Currently used as a Music room with recessed spot lights, window to the rear elevation and a glazed door leading back into the kitchen breakfast room. Also off of the rear hallway is the:

Study or Occasional bedroom 
12' x 8' 4" (3.66m x 2.54m) A dual aspect room with a window out to the rear as well as a full length window to the side. Shelving and a radiator.

Downstairs WC 
Obscure window to the side of the property and a smaller window to the rear. Low level WC and a wash hand basin. From the rear hallway stairs lead to the:

Landing 
A split level landing with exposed walls and access to the loft area. Airing cupboard with shelving.

Master Bedroom Suite 
The Master bedroom itself measures 13' 4" x 11' 7" (4.06m x 3.53m) and forms part of a suite which also offers potential for letting. High ceiling with exposed beams. Walk in cupboard with shelving and a further cupboard with a hanging rail and shelving.

Open archway into the:

Private Lounge 
Conservatory structure with windows looking out to the side and doors leading to a patio area. A sunny room off of the bedroom which would make an ideal private seating area. From the Master bedroom sliding doors then lead out to a:

Private Study 
A lean to addition to the property at the front of the house with stunning views of the countryside and Glastonbury Tor. Double doors lead out to the front. Also from the master bedroom a door leads into:

Master En Suite 
9' x 6' 9" (2.74m x 2.06m) Panelled bath with power shower over. Low level WC and a wash hand basin. Fully tiled, recessed lighting, radiator and fully tiled walls.

Back to the landing and the rest of the accommodation including:

Bedroom Two 
10' x 7' 4" (3.05m x 2.24m) Shelving, exposed beam, radiator and door to:

Small Private Study 
Large bay window across the front of the property with stunning views of the countryside and Glastonbury Tor. Access into a cupboard with plenty of storage and housing the new electric circuit board etc.

Bedroom Three 
13' 1" x 9' (3.99m x 2.74m) Window to the side elevation with a large wooden window sill. Exposed beam and a radiator. Next to bedroom 2 with an option to open these two rooms up into a much larger bedroom or guest room.

Bedroom Four 
13' 1" x 9' (3.99m x 2.74m) Some exposed stonework and beam. Window to the side of the property with a large wooden window sill.

Bedroom Five 
8' 5" x 8' 2" (2.57m x 2.49m) At the rear of the property with a window to the side. Cupboard with a hanging rail and shelf above. Radiator.

Family Shower Room 
8' 1" x 6' 6" (2.46m x 1.98m) Fully tiled walk in shower cubicle. Low level WC and a wash hand basin. Obscure double glazed window to the rear aspect. Radiator. Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

Outside 
The property is approached from the road by an attractive sweeping drive which is enclosed by mature trees and hedging with a lovely sense of privacy. The drive ends with a parking area with space for several cars. On one side steps lead up to a pretty area laid to lawn which leads to a private patio area outside of the first floor conservatory. This in turn leads to the rear of the property and the formal garden with further established trees, mature shrubs and plants. There is also a pond, various raised vegetable beds and several wood stores and two timber built storage units measuring 20' x 10' and 10' x 10'. The theme of the formal garden and woodland continues to the top of the plot thought to measure around 2.5 acres. All of the woodland is on the road side with approx. 30 foot of established trees screening this property from the road with fields adjoining the plot on the other. Agent note: The boundary at the very top of the garden is a public footpath whi...

Location 
For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BA4 4AZ.

Services 
Central heating and hot water is provided by the oil fired boiler. Mains water and private drains. At the time of preparing these details the council tax Band is: F.

Garaging and Parking 
At the start of the drive there is a brick built single garage which is no longer used. This could be renovated and in the meantime provides excellent storage. The drive from the road sweeps up towards the property where there is off road parking for several cars. This leads to a car port with power, light and additional parking. Attached to the car port is a large wood store and a very spacious workshop, both with power, light and windows out to the drive.

About the Property 
Wenlock Edge is a truly unique detached property set in a plot of around 2.5 acres of land privately set back from the road within a mixture of beautiful gardens and woodland. Originally two cottages, the property has benefited from major extensions and improvements over the years. The property is now a very spacious family home retaining many period features. In recent years just some of the improvements have included a new roof under felt and guttering, new pressurised heating and hot water system, new oil tank, rewired with a new mains junction box, conservatory replacement, new bay window at ground floor level, new flooring in areas, garage and workshop rebuilt with new windows and new heavy duty tarmac drive from the road. The property has also been thoroughly checked for damp and the drains system overhauled and improved. The property really has been maintained to an excellent standard.

About the Area 
Pilton is a pretty Somerset village in beautiful countryside between Wells, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet. The village has a strong community that hosts several annual events and has a good selection of societies and clubs. It has a post office, public house, village hall and plenty of sporting activities. The village is also home to the world famous Glastonbury Festival. The major towns of Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance with excellent road networks to London and the South. Castle Cary is the nearest train station with fast links to London. There are excellent State & Private schools in the area including Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, Downside and All Hallows.

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02 August 2016

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35 High Street, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5AQ

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Nearest station

  • Castle Cary (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charles Barnard, Shepton Mallet

35 High Street, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5AQ

03339 873702 Local call rate

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