CYPRESS COTTAGE, WEST PENNARD, GLASTONBURY, BA68NN
A charming Grade ll listed Cottage in this popular village between Glastonbury, Wells and Castle Cary.
The semi detached period Cottage believed to date back to circa 1750 with earlier origins has many period details and bags of character.
It is deceptively spacious with a hall, 3 reception rooms, gym/study/playroom, country style kitchen (with a Rayburn), utility, 4 bedrooms, an en suite shower room and a family bathroom.
Absolutely delightful gardens enjoying complete privacy and with ample parking space.
Cypress Cottage is in the heart of the village and is a Grade ll listed semi detached cottage standing back from the road in its own mature gardens.
The house has many period details including original timbers and brickwork, stripped pine doors, window shutters, mullioned windows and an inglenook. There is also a cast iron fireplace in the sitting room with walk in cupboards to the side and which possibly conceals an earlier inglenook fireplace. These period details are combined with oil fired central heating and a well fitted kitchen.
The house has lots of great living areas with several rooms giving space for varying family activities.
The accommodation includes a hall which continues through the house to a door into the rear garden. At the front to the left of the hall is a sitting room with a Victorian cast iron fireplace, cupboard, shelved alcove and a wide opening into the dining room. This has a cupboard, 2 windows and a french door into the rear garden.
The snug at the front of the house has a brick inglenook fireplace flanked by arched alcoves with shelves and cupboards.
At the heart of the house is the kitchen. This has a tiled floor and a brick inglenook with an inset Rayburn cooker range. There are also fitted units including an island unit, a Butler’s sink, a Range cooker and a dishwasher.
Off the kitchen is a room used as a gym but equally suited as a playroom or study. Next to it is a utility room with flagstones, work surfaces, cupboards, sink unit, plumbing facilities, an oil fired central heating boiler and the back door to garden.
On the first floor is a large landing. The main bedroom has an en suite shower room with a hand basin, wc and shower. There are three other bedrooms all with built in wardrobes. bedroom three with a built in wardrobes. The family bathroom has a hand basin, wc and bath.
The gardens of Cypress Cottage are a delight. At the front of the house is ample parking with a lawn, trees and shrubs and a pathway to the side where there is a kitchen garden with raised vegetable beds and a greenhouse.
There is a large rear garden. Immediately adjacent to the cottage is a large terrace ideal for al fresco dining and relaxation. Beyond are lawns, herbaceous beds, rose beds, shrubs and mature trees, a paved terrace screened by trelliswork with climbers, a gravelled terrace beneath the trees and a garden shed.
About the area
West Pennard is a very popular village in beautiful countryside about 4 miles east of Glastonbury, 9 miles south of Wells and in easy reach of Castle Cary. The larger towns of Bath, Bristol and Yeovil are all within easy commuting distance. The village has a church, primary school, pub and village hall, There’s a very friendly and active community based around these centres and covering wide sectors of interest.
Glastonburys past and its present are linked with its dominant landmark, the Tor. It’s been a religious centre throughout history and further back into the times of legends. Today it’s a small but thriving town and a major tourist venue, welcoming thousands of visitors each year.
Just 5 miles from Glastonbury is Wells which is the smallest city in England (population 10,000). Its centre is the market place (local markets twice a week) surrounded by many medieval buildings including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace.
Immediately to the south (2 miles) of Glastonbury is the more recent town of Street and these centres provide a wide range of facilities and amenities to suit most needs.
There are excellent local schools including West Pennard’s Primary School, Strode College, Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, All Hallows and the Bruton schools.
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