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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Scaddens Lane, Rodney Stoke, Between Wells and Cheddar

Under Offer £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A character property
  • Detached
  • Three bedrooms
  • Mature gardens
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Between Wells and Cheddar

Full description

A charming detached period house in this popular village between Wells and Cheddar.

Standing in a quiet no through lane on the lower slopes of the Mendip Hills and on the fringes of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Comfortable accommodation including a reception hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, scullery, shower room, 3 bedrooms, study area and a bathroom. Oil central heating.
Bags of character, garage and workshop, parking and a well sheltered mature garden of around a third of an acre.


SCADDENS HOUSE, SCADDENS LANE, RODNEY STOKE, CHEDDAR, BS27 3UR 

About the area  
Rodney Stoke lies in a sheltered position on the favoured southern foothills of the Mendips, bordering an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wells is 5 miles south east and Cheddar 3 miles north west. It is an historic village, now a conservation area, with a Grade l listed church, pub, a bus service to Wells and Weston-super-Mare and a very active community. Schools include Draycott village primary school (approximately 2 miles away) and Fairlands Middle and Kings of Wessex Senior School both in Cheddar. Private schooling in the area includes Sidcot School, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield. 

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Scaddens Lane is a quiet no through road with a scattering of properties. It is nestled on the lower slopes of the Mendip Hills and on the edge of the Rodney Stoke National Nature Reserve, an excellent area for walking and hiking. Scaddens House is a detached 18th century cottage dating from 1779, the single storey extension was added by the present owner in the 1970s creating a well proportioned sitting room.

About the property  
Internally the house has retained much character and period details such as an inglenook fireplace and beams. There is hardwood herringbone parquet flooring through the reception rooms. These are complimented by oil-fired central heating, solar and pv panels which provide hot water and electricity. The owner has informed us that these provide an income of approximately £700 pa. The property has a septic tank. This property is offered to the market with no onward chain.

Accommodation  
The stone built entrance porch has double oak doors. The front door opens into the reception hall that has an inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burner, a door to the right leads to the dining room which has a Draycott stone fireplace and an oak hatch leading to the kitchen. To the left of the reception hall a door leads to the well proportioned sitting room which has south easterly facing French doors to the garden, ceiling beams at one end and a stone fireplace with an inset Baxi grate. To the rear of the reception hall is an inner hallway, there is a kitchen off that has cupboards and space for an electric cooker with a door leading to scullery where the floor standing oil boiler is located. This good size room has wall and floor cupboards, a Belfast sink and ample space for a fridge/freezer and additional white goods. To the left of the inner hallway is a larder and also a shower room that has been fitted with a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc.

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On the first floor the galleried landing area is currently being used as an office. There are 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom fitted with a bath, wash hand basin, bidet and wc. From the galleried landing area, a second flight of stairs lead to a landing area with exposed beams and eaves storage. A door leads to the 3rd bedroom.

Outside 
he current owners have lovingly planted the sheltered mature garden over the past 40 years. It has been packed with an excellent selection of trees including Magnolia, Vibernum Lanarth, Cercis Siliquastrum (Judas tree), Cornus, Halesia (Snowdrop tree), Stranvaesia, Elm, Hollies and maples to name but a few. There is a vast selection of mature shrubs and herbaceous also. The garden gently slopes upwards with lawned areas and pathways meandering amongst the planting and leading to a tucked away summerhouse. There is a kitchen garden with 2 greenhouses, a small orchard and compost area. The detached GARAGE with an adjacent WORKSHOP has lighting and the driveway provides ample parking.

Important Notice  
Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability.

Directions  
From Wells take the A371 towards Cheddar passing through the villages of Easton and Westbury-Sub-Mendip. Continue into the village of Rodney Stoke and after driving through the second of the right hand bends you will come to a downhill stretch where the road bends to the left. At the bottom of this and just off the bend, take the right hand turning into Scaddens Lane. Scaddens House is approximately 100 yards along on the right hand side.

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25 August 2017

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  • Highbridge & Burnham (10.5 mi)
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1 Priory Road Wells BA5 1SR

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Nearest station

  • Highbridge & Burnham (10.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Roderick Thomas , Wells

1 Priory Road Wells BA5 1SR

03339 873709 Local call rate

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