19 SOUTHOVER, CATHEDRAL CITY OF WELLS, BA5 1UG
A comfortable and appealing townhouse with a beautiful garden, a garage and a very convenient location within a short walk of the High Street.
The house includes a hall, a large sitting room, kitchen/dining room, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and a 19ft bedroom on the 2nd floor. It has double glazing and gas central heating.
Outside there’s a charming mature garden with privacy plus a store shed, garden loo and a small garden house. In addition there’s a garage in a block of garages in Southover about 270 yards from No. 19
Offers are invited in the region of £325,000 to include the garage. If the garage is not required a lower price will be considered.
Southover is in a Conservation Area and just a short and level walk to the High Street. This is a popular residential area comprising mainly period properties. No.19 is one such attractive house being stone built under a tiled roof and it is not listed.
Internally the house is comfortable with double or secondary glazing and gas central heating.
The front door opens into a porch and a part glazed door leads into the hall where there is staircase to the first floor. To the left of the hall is a good sized (16’2 x 13’3) sitting room with a fireplace and a large under stairs cupboard.
The combined kitchen and dining room has fitted units with work surfaces together with a stainless steel sink unit and a free standing cooker with an extractor above. Within one of the fitted cupboards is the gas central heating boiler. There’s also plenty of room for the table and chairs.
First & second floors
The staircase leads to the first floor where there are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom with a bath, hand basin, wc and an airing cupboard.
A door in one of the front bedrooms leads to a staircase to the second floor. Here there is a splendid large bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and several fitted wardrobes.
A door from the kitchen, sheltered by a small canopy, leads out to a paved terrace, outbuildings and a delightful garden.
The outbuildings include a utility room with a Belfast sink, worktop, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer plus other cupboards and shelving. To the side is a garden loo with hand basin.
Beyond the terrace is a well stocked mature garden with a pathway to a small lawn bounded by various shrubs, flowerbeds and fruit trees including a plum and apples.
At the end of the garden is an attractive stone summerhouse.
About 270 yards along Southover is a block of garages and one of these is available with the house.
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.
About the area
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