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Village near Wells Guide Price £425,000

Sold STC
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  • In a small village on a no through lane
  • Wonderful location

A charming cottage in a very quiet village setting just a few miles from Wells.


An absolutely charming property in this popular village just over 2 miles from the centre of Wells.


Kingdom Cottage is a handsome building with both style and character and includes a hall, cloakroom, study, an open plan kitchen/dining room and sitting room, 3 bedrooms bathroom and en suite shower room.


It has full double glazing, an air source heat pump and a high EPC rating 75 (C).


Outside there is ample parking and a neat lawned garden.


West Horrington is a small village at the end of a no-through road about a mile from of the edge of Wells. It's a small cluster of farms, houses and cottages together with a well-regarded primary school. Kingdom Cottage is in the heart of the village in a peaceful and tranquil setting.


The cottage is very good looking with excellent stonework under a tiled roof. Internally the windows are double glazed and there is an air source heat pump with underfloor heating on both floors. (The property is also prepared for the installation of solar panels if desired). All of the living areas face south, flooding the cottage with sunlight resulting in a freshness which is complemented by the design and finish of the building.


The entrance on the side of the property opens into a hall with a staircase and a cloakroom/utility with a basin, wc plus space and plumbing for a washing machine. The hall opens through into a study area or perhaps a snug. The open plan living area comprises a large kitchen/dining room and sunny sitting room. There's plenty of space for a dining table and chairs and the kitchen area has a range of units including cupboards and drawers, with work surfaces and a two bowl stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher and a cooker with twin ovens, a four-ring hob and an extractor. The sitting room is a well-proportioned living area with a fireplace and double French doors into the garden.

First Floor

The staircase leads to the first floor landing and at the far end of the corridor is the master bedroom having a partly vaulted ceiling and an en suite shower room with a hand basin fitted into a cupboard unit, a wc and a good sized tiled shower cubicle. The middle bedroom has fitted cupboards one of which houses the hot water cylinder and apparatus. The third bedroom is again a large double with a walk in closet area. The family bathroom has a hand basin, wc, bath and tiled shower cubicle.


At the approach to Kingdom Cottage there is a gravelled drive bounded by a well built stone wall and hedges. The gravelled entrance continues to the main door on the side of the building. The garden to the front of the property comprises of a wide gravelled terrace leading onto a lawned garden enclosed by a hornbeam hedge. At the end of the lawn is a useful timber garden shed.

About the area

Wells is the smallest city in England (population about 11,000) lying in beautiful countryside between the Somerset Levels and the Mendip Hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wells medieval centre has local markets twice a week, good restaurants, a thriving high street and many important ancient buildings, including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace and gardens. There are four major supermarkets on the edge of the city. Wells Leisure Centre has the usual facilities of gym and swimming pool to add to Wells Rugby Club, Tennis club, Bowling club and Golf course. Throughout the year Wells hosts festivals for Music, Literature, Art and Food, and has twinned links with Burgundy, the Rhineland and Northern Italy. There are many societies and clubs for those who would like to join a diverse social community.


The major towns of the area, Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. There are excellent state & independent schools in the area which include several good primary schools, Wells Blue School, Strode College, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, All Hallows and Millfield . Wells is a transport hub for bus services, including daily services to London. Main line trains run from Castle Cary and Bristol International Airport is 35 minutes drive away.


From Wells take the Bath Road, continue up the hill (B3139) passing the turning to South Horrington on the right. Having passed the primary school on your right, immediately take the turning on the left to West Horrington. Proceed into the village, past Cheese Yard entrance on right, round next sharp right hand bend, up hill a short distance then take next left. Continue around corner and Kingdom Cottage is on your right with parking area.

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


Interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

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Name Location Type Distance
West Horrington
Wells BA5 3ED
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00003780