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5 bedroom cottage for sale

Croscombe, Nr Wells

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Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Cottage
  • Over 500 years old
  • Period Features
  • Four/five bedrooms
  • Two/three reception rooms
  • South facing garden
  • Garage
  • Central village location
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A delightful four bedroom grade II listed character cottage set within the heart of Croscombe with wonderful south facing gardens. Parts of the property are believed to date back over 500 years and was formerly two cottages and a bakery which has been amalgamated into one glorious home.

Approaching the property a door opens a grand hallway with flagstone floors, exposed beams, book shelves and downstairs w/c. The kitchen/breakfast room is a brilliant space for entertaining with a large area for a dining table and a wealth of period features. The kitchen area features a range of units topped with granite and wooden work surfaces, a dresser, island with sink along with an AGA. The room has a dual aspect along with a window seat looking out over the patio and gardens beyond. Adjoining the kitchen is a further kitchen/utility area which has units, a freestanding gas cooker, sink, a tiled floor and door opening out to the patio. Occupying the corner of the house is a grand sitting room with a dual aspect and bay window filling the room with a light and airy feel. The room features exposed wooden beams, a gas fire set within an original fireplace and exposed stone walling. The formal dining room is exquisite, a room of fabulous proportions it is the perfect room for dinner parties with ample space for a table to accommodate fourteen to sixteen people whilst surrounded by wooden beams and wood paneling. Accessed from the kitchen/utility area is the built in garage with double doors out to the parking area, the garage provides access to a further utility room which houses the white goods, additional storage and a door out to the garden.

A spiral staircase rises to the first floor landing which features a window seat by mullion windows looking into the village. The master bedroom is a spacious room with a feature fireplace, two sets of built in wardrobes and a marvellous view over the garden and countryside in the distance. A further double bedroom benefits from a dual aspect. Between both rooms is a fitted bathroom which comprises a bath with shower above, bidet, toilet, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. A further two double bedrooms can be found from the landing both having built in storage. A recently fitted shower room features a walk in shower, toilet, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Accessed from the utility room is an additional staircase which provides access to the old 'Apple Loft' currently used as a study and store room with marvellous views over the garden. These two rooms could easily be made into further bedroom or living accommodation if required.  

OUTSIDE A set of wooden five bar gates open to a gravel parking area meandering to the integral garage. The garden has been wonderfully tended to by the current owners and faces in a southerly direction. The garden is made up of an expanse of lawn, two ponds, stone walling and a wide variety of shrubs, bushes and established flower beds. Within the garden is a wooden shed for storage along with grape vines and a patio area, perfect for outside furniture and entertaining.  

LOCATION Croscombe is a well served village with an excellent public house, church, village hall and a primary school. The village is approximately 3 miles from Wells and 2 miles from Shepton Mallet.

Wells is the smallest cathedral city in England. It caters for most everyday needs, offering good shopping facilities as well as restaurants and pubs, a cinema, churches of most denominations, together with open-air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Schools are plentiful with the Cathedral School, the Blue School and a choice of primary schools in Wells, Millfield School in Street and Downside school in Stratton-on-the-Fosse are easily accessible.
There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport, with rail links from Castle Cary (about 20 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.

Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes. In addition, there are Leisure Centres in Wells and Shepton Mallet. 

TENURE Freehold 

HEATING Gas central heating 

SERVICES Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588 

COUNCIL TAX Band 'F' 

EPC RATING An EPC is not required for listed buildings. 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524  

DIRECTIONS From Wells take the A371, signposted to Shepton Mallet, to the village of Croscombe. Continue through the village passing 'The George' public house on the left. Continue for a further 100m and the property can be found on your right (directly opposite the turning to Rock Street). 


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02 January 2019

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19 Broad Street, Wells, BA5 2DJ

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19 Broad Street, Wells, BA5 2DJ

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Nearest station

  • Castle Cary (7.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cooper & Tanner, Wells

19 Broad Street, Wells, BA5 2DJ

03339 873717 Local call rate

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