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East Horrington, Wells Guide Price £455,000

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  • Popular village a mile or so from Wells
  • A prominent building in the heart of the village. Good living space and plenty of bedrooms
  • Mature mainly walled garden
  • Garage with loft and scope
  • Secure parking.
  • Lots of privacy.

A spacious house in a popular village a mile or so from Wells. Lot of accommodation, gardens, garaging and privacy.


THE OLD POST OFFICE CHILCOTE LANE, EAST HORRINGTON, WELLS, BA5 3DT

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A very spacious house in a small village tucked away about 2 miles from Wells Cathedral.

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The old Post Office lots of great living space and bedrooms and includes a hall, sitting room, dining room, snug, conservatory, cloakroom, kitchen, 2 utility rooms, 5 bedrooms and a bathroom. This accommodation has double glazing and oil central heating, is very flexible and totals towards 2,000 sq.ft. in the house and 2,300 sq.ft in total.

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Outside are a garage with loft room above (with external access), parking, outhouses and a mainly walled garden.

Location

There are 3 Horringtons – East, West & South, each being small villages a mile or less from the north eastern outskirts of Wells on the lower slopes of the Mendip Hills. The Old Post office is in the heart of East Horrington – close to the village cricket ground and old church which is now a private house. The house stands on a crossroads with a forecourt and a side car entrance from Chilcote Lane.

Description

Redeveloped over the years the house has generous accommodation designed on a split level basis to accommodate access at lane level and direct garden access at both ground and first floor level. Ground Floor On the ground floor are the hall and 2 large reception rooms being the sitting room and dining room. There’s also a utility room on this level with an outside door to the parking area and garage. First Floor On the first floor are a snug, conservatory (opening directly into the lawned garden), kitchen, utility room, 5 bedrooms and a bathroom.

Accommodation

The front door opens into a with hall with a parquet floor and a glazed door into the dining room. This has a stone fireplace and double doors into the large, 20 ft. plus sitting room. This has a double aspect, beams, window seats and wall lights. A door opens into a utility room with a boiler and a shelved storage area. Also there’s a side door to the parking area. The staircase from the hall leads to the landing, a cloakroom and a comfortable snug next to a large conservatory which takes the accommodation into a very pretty garden. Also off the snug is the kitchen . This has fitted unit with worksurfaces, sink unit and integrated appliances including an oven, hob and extractor. Adjacent is a into utility room with work surfaces, space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and dryer. Again there’s an external door.

Outside

The parking yard is protected by a substantial gate and provides parking in front of the garage. This building has a first floor room which is ideal for many uses. There’s also a stone outhouse. The garden includes a lawn, footpaths, flower and shrub beds, a fruit cage and a vegetable area. It’s very pretty, well sheltered with high stone walls and has steps down to the parking courtyard.

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.

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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.

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. Buyers must rely on information passed between the solicitors with regard to items included in the sale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise.

Viewings

Interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property. All viewings are by appointment with the Agents. Roderick Thomas, 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA5 1SR.


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Name Location Type Distance
Chilcote Lane East Horrington
Wells BA5 3DT
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00003942