23, ORCHARD ROAD, STREET, SOMERSET, BA16 0BT
A Victorian semi-detached house in a fantastic location with large gardens and easy access into Street High Street.
23 Orchard Road has immense scope to create a splendid home and now requires some modernisation to realise it’s full potential. The property has spacious accommodation with many period features throughout and rooms including an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and four bedrooms.
Outside there are expansive south facing gardens and to the front of the property there is scope to offer parking STP.
About the area
Street is a large village and civil parish in the county of Somerset, having a population of about 11,800 and situated just 2 miles south west of Glastonbury. Most of its history is dominated by that of Glastonbury, and for many years it housed the corporate headquarters and factories of ‘Clarks’ shoes; these days the head office is still there, along with its very popular museum and, the nationally famous Clarks Village – home to over two hundred discounted retail outlets. Street has an excellent variety of restaurants with the choice of cuisines including Italian, Chinese, Indian, Thai and more.
There is a wide range of clubs and societies (cultural and sporting) and excellent state & independent schools in the area including primary schools, Millfield, Glastonbury, Wells Blue School, Wells Cathedral School. Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. Further amenities include a doctors surgery, dentists, hairdressers, leisure facilities and a very popular theatre/cinema to name a few. Castle Cary is the nearest train station with fast links to London.
Orchard Road adjoins the high street and occupies a fantastic location within walking distance of the local amenities.
23 Orchard Road has attractive blue lias stone elevations under a tiled roof set back from the residential street behind a low stone wall. The wall (subject to obtaining consents if necessary) could be removed to open an area in which to park a car. Within the property there is immense scope to improve the accommodation and to put your own stamp on the property.
Entering the property there is an entrance hall with the staircase rising to the first floor. A door leads into the sitting room which has a window looking out to the front, a feature fireplace and timber floorboards.
The hall continues through the house and off which is the dining room. The dining room adjoins the kitchen and enjoys flagstone floor tiles and a window which has a view out to the garden.
The kitchen sits at the rear of the house with a door leading out to the garden. This is an ideal space to put your own stamp on, reconfigure or perhaps even extend to improve. There is a stainless steel sink with drying rail set under the window looking out. In addition there are storage cupboards and space for a breakfast table.
The bathroom has a bath, basin and w/c and leads off the kitchen. Upstairs one of the four bedrooms could be converted into a bathroom and therefore this room could become a utility.
Leading upstairs there are four bedrooms, three of which being doubles. All four rooms have timber floorboards and each enjoy a different outlook.
The south facing gardens at number 23 are surprisingly large when compared with other similar houses in the area. There is an expansive lawned area plus many vegetable patches which could be further utilised. Along the side of the house there is a side access way leading through to the garden. The gardens are totally secure and enjoy a good degree of privacy.
Gas central heating, mains water, drainage and electricity. Double glazing throughout.
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