TALHEIM, BOARDS LANE, CROSCOMBE, WELLS, BA5 3QX *
A charming detached bungalow within its own very pretty garden in a tucked away position in this popular village just east of Wells.
The accommodation includes a porch, hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, conservatory, three bedrooms and bathroom.
Outside are a large garage with workshop space, parking for several cars and a mature garden bounded by high stonewalls and a timber fence.
Croscombe is just a few miles east of Wells and Talheim has a good location off a quiet lane. The Bungalow stands back from the roadway within its own mainly walled and well tended garden. A paved driveway leads into the property to a parking courtyard at the back of the bungalow bounded by a high stonewall and shrub bed.
The accommodation is neat and easily managed and includes a porch opening into the hall which has an oak parquet floor, a large cloaks cupboard and an airing cupboard. The sitting room has a stone fireplace and a double aspect with a big picture window overlooking the garden and with views of the far hillside.
The kitchen/dining room is a good sized room with lots of space for a table and chairs. The kitchen area has a range of fitted units with floor and wall cupboards, a sink unit and work surfaces and backed by tiled areas. Appliances include a cooker, fridge and washing machine. Outside the kitchen is a conservatory with a tiled floor and the back door to the drive.
Bedrooms & bathroom
There are 3 bedrooms, all leading off the hallway. The main bedroom has a double aspect and a double fitted wardrobe. The second bedroom also has a double aspect and the third bedroom is currently used as a study with bookshelves.
The bathroom has a basin, wc and bath with a shower above and a shower curtain.
The gardens of Talheim include a paved terrace, lawns, shrubs, rose beds, greenhouse, timber shed, and a gravelled path to the gate to the lane. High stonewalls to each side and timber fence in front give security, shelter and privacy.
At the back of the house is a paved terrace area and the garage with an “up and over door”, side pedestrian door, light and power, work bench plus space and plumbing for a washing machine. In front of the garage is the drive with stone walling, a vine and shrub border.
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 &and independent schools in the area which include several good primary schools, Wells Blue School, Strode College, Wells Cathedral School 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.
Croscombe, just a few miles east of Wells, is known to date back to at least 706 and it developed in the 16th and 17th centuries with the boom in the wool trade. During this period many houses, cottages and inns were built and the church was reconstructed. Today Croscombe is a vibrant village with a primary school, a pub and a very active local community.
From Wells take the A371 eastwards towards Shepton Mallet and continue to the village of Croscombe. Continue through the village, pass the pub, the primary school and then take the 2nd left into Boards Lane. Talheim is the first property on the left.
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