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3 bedroom detached house for sale

River House, Bartletts Bridge, COCKLAKE, Wedmore

Offers Over £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • OFFERS OVER £400,000.00
  • DETACHED THREE BEDROOM PERIOD COTTAGE
  • ATTRACTIVE FEATURES THROUGHOUT
  • PEACEFUL LOCATION WITH OUTSTANDING VIEWS
  • TWO RECEPTION ROOMS AND A CONSERVATORY
  • WORKSHOP, GARAGE AND OFF ROAD PARKING
  • ATTRACTIVE GARDENS SURROUND THE PROPERTY
  • LOCATED JUST OUTSIDE OF WEDMORE

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

River House is a detached three bedroom period cottage located within a quiet hamlet just one mile outside of the popular village of Wedmore. On the ground floor there is a very spacious dual aspect living room with a sitting room area with a wood burning stove and a dining area. This leads out to the conservatory. There is also a family kitchen overlooking the front elevation with open countryside views, large reception hall and a utility room. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and the family bathroom. All the bedrooms benefit from attractive views. Outside, the property has a good sized garden filled with mainly herbaceous planting and a paved patio with space for a table and chairs, perfect for Al fresco dining while enjoying the views. There is a single garage with parking to the front and an adjoining workshop to the rear.

Property ref: 121_2366_4148590

Entrance Porch 
From the lane the front door leads into a porch which has two built in seats and is an ideal place to hang coats and store shoes.

A door with stained glass panels opens into the:

Living Room 
27' 2" x 12' 2" (8.28m x 3.71m) A wonderful, dual aspect room with two windows to the front elevation and two windows to the rear and a door leading out to the rear patio. Feature inglenook fireplace with a stone surround, a wooden beam over, tiled hearth and inset wood burning stove and bread oven. Exposed, painted ceiling beams and at the far end of the room there is an alcove with built in shelving and cupboard below. Ample space for a sitting area at one end by the open fire and space at the other for a table and chairs.

Door opens to the:

Conservatory 
12' 1" x 10' 5" (3.68m x 3.18m) A fabulous space from where to enjoy the views of the surrounding open countryside and the Mendip Hills. Built with a dwarf stone wall under a poly carbonate roof. Double doors open to the garden and patio. Ceramic tiled flooring.

Back to the living room and a door opens to the:

Inner Hallway 
13' 1" x 12' 5" (3.99m x 3.78m) This spacious and attractive area is currently being used as a hallway and has been used in the past as a dining room. There are two windows overlooking the rear of the property with views of the Mendips. Exposed painted ceiling beams and wooden floorboards. Stairs rise to the first floor.

Door to:

Family Kitchen 
12' 7" x 10' 8" (3.84m x 3.25m) A range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces over. Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Space for a dishwasher and a freestanding fridge/freezer. Electric oven and four ring electric hob with extractor fan above. Tiling to the water sensitive areas. Feature recess with a wooden beam over and an extractor fan. Ceramic tiled flooring. Exposed ceiling beams and recessed spot lights.

A stable door opens to the:

Rear Porch 
Another useful space for coats and boots with a window overlooking the front elevation and a door out to the garden.

Back to the inner hall and a door in to the:

Utility Room 
5' 10" x 4' 6" (1.78m x 1.37m) A window overlooks the rear elevation. Space for a washing machine and a dryer. Houses the oil fired boiler. Tiled floor.

Also off the inner hall is the:

Ground Floor Shower Room 
5' 6" x 4' (1.68m x 1.22m) A fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with mains shower connected. Wash hand basin and a low level WC. Tiled walls and an extractor fan.

Back to the inner hall and stairs leading up to the:

First Floor Landing 
Partially exposed ceiling beams. Window to the rear elevation with open countryside views. Access to the loft area.

Door to:

Bedroom One 
14' 9" x 12' 5" (4.50m x 3.78m) Dual aspect room with attractive features including exposed A-frame beams. Window to the front aspect with a window seat and a window to the side elevation, both with countryside views. Storage cupboards built in above the bed and two built in double wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving above.

Bedroom Two 
8' 9" x 8' 7" (2.67m x 2.62m) Currently used as a study with partially exposed ceiling beams. Window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three 
12' 3" x 9' 11" (3.73m x 3.02m) A dual aspect double bedroom with partially exposed ceiling beams. Windows to the front and side elevations.

Family Bathroom 
8' 3" x 4' 11" (2.51m x 1.50m) Panelled bath with electric shower over and a fitted shower screen. Counter top wash hand basin with mixer tap over and storage under. Low level WC. Partially exposed ceiling beams. Velux roof light, recessed spot lights and a radiator. Tiling to water sensitive areas and a tiled floor.

Outside 
The property is surrounded on three sides by an attractive walled garden. The garden is part paved with established herbaceous planting with a wide variety of roses and shrubs. At the rear of the property the garden overlooks the river and has views across open farmland to the Mendip Hills and beyond. There is plenty of space for outside table and chairs. To the side of the rear porch is an outside tap and a wood store.

On the other side of the road running along the river there is another strip of lane which the vendor is currently renting at a peppercorn rate.

Workshop 
8' 10" x 8' (2.69m x 2.44m) A stone built building with a window to the rear elevation. This is where the oil tank is located. Power and electricity connected.

Garage 
16' 8" x 9' 1" (5.08m x 2.77m) Adjoining the workshop is a single garage with light and power with an up and over door. There is a parking space directly in front of the garage.

Services 
Mains electricity and water are connected with Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: E.

Location 
For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for the property is: BS28 4HH.

About the Area 
Cocklake is a hamlet approximately one mile outside the village of Wedmore. Wedmore itself is a thriving village with a range of shops including a newsagent, a butchers and a chemist. Plus pubs/restaurants and tea rooms. Within easy reach there are a wide range of social and sporting clubs and various cultural societies. There are excellent schools in the area including Wedmore First School Academy, High Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Nearby Independent schools include Wells Cathedral, Sidcot, Millfield and Taunton School. The property is within easy distance of the M5 giving excellent access both north and south. Bristol International airport is approximately 17 miles north.

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02 August 2016

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  • Highbridge & Burnham (8.0 mi)
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Saxon House, The Borough, Wedmore, BS28 4EB

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Nearest station

  • Highbridge & Burnham (8.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charles Barnard, Wedmore - Signature Homes

Saxon House, The Borough, Wedmore, BS28 4EB

01934 267050 Local call rate

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