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4 bedroom property for sale

Stratton on the Fosse, Near Wells, BA3

Under Offer £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fabulous Views
  • Set in Grounds of Approx. 2.5 Acres
  • Quiet Rural Location
  • Previous Planning Permission For Loft Conversion

Full description


Sitting Room

Dining Room

Utility Room


Three Double Bedrooms all with Ensuites

Study/Fourth Bedroom

Detached Triple Garage

Landscaped Gardens of approx. 2.5 acres including an acre paddock


Pitcot is a spacious family home with well-appointed accommodation and set in approximately two and a half acres of landscaped gardens including a one acre paddock.  The kitchen is south facing with French doors leading out to the balcony dining area.  The sitting room is triple aspect resulting in a light and airy living space.  An open fireplace with a decorative cast surround and wooden mantle provides a central point to the spacious room.  Another access to the balcony is through the French doors in the dining room this providing excellent views whilst dining.  The study/fourth bedroom is also located on this floor along with a utility. There are three further double bedrooms all with ensuite facilities.  The property has previous planning permission for a fifth bedroom suite.

The property is approached off the lane via a five bar ranch style gate which leads to the sweeping driveway. To the right hand side of the driveway is landscaped, mainly laid to lawn with plenty of trees and set in approximately two and a half acres, which includes a one acre ideal for a pony or horse. Pitcot would be an ideal small holding and a beautiful location for keeping animals. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a low level stone wall border careful not to hide the amazing views across the Mendip countryside.  There is a southerly facing terraced seating area with raised flower beds perfect for entertaining.  The property includes a detached triple garage easily accessible from the drive.


Set amid the picturesque Mendip Hills, an area renowned for its beautiful landscape, stone walls, caves, traditional villages and market towns, Stratton on the Fosse is a thriving village, home to the renowned Downside Abbey. The Georgian city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are both within commuting distance. Stratton on the Fosse and the nearby village of Chilcompton provide a range of facilities including a post office, shop, petrol station/garage, doctors’ surgery, primary school, public houses, a church, sports and public transport facilities. The ancient town of Glastonbury and the nearby Cathedral City of Wells (the smallest city in England) offer a range of shopping facilities including a wide variety of independent shops and boutiques, banks, restaurants, public houses and cinemas. Wells holds a farmer’s market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Castle Cary Station with links to London Paddington and Exeter is nearby. Bristol International Airport is 16 miles away.

There is a wide range of well-regarded schools at all levels, both from the state and private sectors. Local Primary Schools are found in Stratton on the Fosse, Chilcompton and Oakhill. Local Secondary Schools include Wells Blue School and Norton Hill. Independent schools nearby include Downside (which is in the village), All Hallows Prep School, Wells Cathedral School which specialises in music, and Millfield School in Street. Most of these provide transport.

The area is popular for walking, riding and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found in Wells, Midsomer Norton and Shepton Mallet. 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 – Band E


Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage and 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 E - view at


Proceed into Oakhill from the Wells direction onto the A367 travelling down through Oakhill. Continue on the A367 signposted Bath and travel through Nettlebridge and up the hill. At the top of the hill there is a right hand turn into Pitcot Lane, turn right here and travel down the lane. The driveway can be found on the right hand side. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 August 2016


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