3 CASTLE COURT, WOOKEY, BA5 1GE
A contemporary house with great character and a "wow" factor.
The exclusive Castle Court includes just 9 houses and is well located in this popular village a mile or so east of Wells.
No.3 is an attractive building with white lias stonework and tiled roofs. It has a plenty of living space and scope to create more.
The accommodation includes an entrance hall, cloakroom, utility, sitting room and a well fitted kitchen opening into the dining room.
Upstairs are 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms - PLUS - linked by a triple open fronted carport - is a garage with an internal staircase to a large 19 ft. home office/gym/cinema room/bedroom together with a cloakroom.
Outside is a well fenced easily managed garden with a paved terrace and lawn.
Castle Court was designed by an award-winning Wells based firm, with plans sympathetic to their surroundings, and much of the original landscape including trees and hedgerows being retained.
It’s a mile west of Wells in the small village of Wookey which has a well regarded primary school, church, 3 pubs (good food) and a village hub/cafe. In addition it has a friendly welcoming and active community. A pavement leads safely to Wells, which is within walking distance.
The house is very light and airy with French doors from two of the rooms directly into the garden. This freshness continues with oak flooring on the ground floor. Windows have high performance glazing and there's an air source heat pump with underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators upstairs. The result in an excellent economic EPC rating of 83 (B).
The front door opens into the hall which has the staircase and a cloakroom with a basin and wc. The 19ft. sitting room has double french doors to the garden and a private outlook.
The fitted and equipped kitchen/living room is 18ft. with an archway into the dining room which has french doors into the garden. The two rooms combine give a great open living area.
The kitchen is well supplied with cupboard and drawer units, work surfaces, a 2 bowl sink and integrated appliances including a double Neff oven and induction hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There's also a utility area for the washing machine.
The landing has a large storage cupboard and serves all the bedrooms. The first bedroom has several built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with a bath, hand basin in unit, wc, large shower and towel rail/radiator. Bedroom two has a cupboard containing the hot water cylinder. Next is bedroom three which is currently used as a study.
The family bathroom has a bath with shower above, hand basin and wc. Bedroom four is another large room with fitted wardrobes, two velux roof lights and an en suite shower room with hand basin, wc and a large walk in shower.
Carports, garage and home office
Adjacent is a triple carport and this links to the integral garage. This has scope for many uses and also a staircase to the "home office" and cloakroom above, Currently used as a gym it has scope for other uses - as it is or in combination with the "garage" space below.
The house has it's own private sunny garden approached from the house by french doors. There’s also a garden door to the approach lane.
About the area
Wookey is a country village situated in a highly desired location. The village itself has all the day-to- day necessities, including Wookey Hub – a café with a small shop. It is favoured among locals and even has 5/5 on trip advisor. They sell everyday essentials and lots of local produce. There is a primary school in the village, a walkable distance from our new site, with secondary schools Wells Blue and Wells Cathedral in easy reach. Millfield School, one of the UK’s leading independent schools is just 7 miles away.
There are also three pubs in the village – definitely a necessity – and a sub Post office. ?Wookey is also only a 5-minute drive from the city of Wells, where you can find supermarkets, high street shops and lots of things to do. Wookey is on the bus route between Wells and Wedmore.
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 a 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. Wells is a transport hub for bus services, including daily services to London. Mainline trains run from Castle Cary and Bristol International Airport is 35 minutes drive away.
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