THE VINE, TANYARD LANE, NORTH WOOTTON, BA4 4AE
Between Wells, Pilton & Glastonbury.
An idyllic period cottage in a peaceful location within the quiet and very popular village of North Wootton, well away from any busy road and in easy reach of wells and Glastonbury
This is a delightful, very pretty cottage which bags of character and charm and is deceptively roomy. It includes a hall, cloakroom, sitting and dining room, fitted kitchen with an Aga, utility room, landing, 3 bedrooms, bathroom and integral garage.
Outside there’s parking and a delightful mature garden with plenty of privacy.
(Also detailed planning consent was previously granted to significantly enlarge the property.)
North Wootton lies just south of Wells surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in Somerset. There are lush green meadows and wooded hills- all readily accessible with many footpaths and byways. The village is certainly one of the most popular in the area and has a Church, pub and a thriving community. It’s also close to another delightful village, Pilton.
The Vine has a great location approached off a small lane generally only used by the few adjoining properties. There’s no through traffic.
The cottage has lots of living space and enormous charm with many features including exposed and painted stonewalls, pine doors, ceiling beams, timber lintels, floorboards, oak and tiled flooring, a well fitted kitchen and oil fired central heating with radiators.
A porch opens into an open plan sitting and dining room which is both spacious and cosy. It has several windows, oak flooring, beams and a large fireplace with a wood burning stove.
The adjoining kitchen is very well fitted with a tiled floor, wall tiling, an Aga, a range of wall and floor units with granite work surfaces and a Belfast sink. Appliances include an integral fridge, dishwasher and electric oven. There’s also a store cupboard and larder.
A door leads into the hall which has an attractive tiled floor, the staircase, an understairs store and a cloakroom with a hand basin and wc. Next to the hall is a utility room which has a door into the garage and a garden door.
On the first floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom. Both bedrooms have wardrobes and the bathroom has wall tiling, basin, wc and a bath with a shower above and a shower screen.
A door on the landing opens to a staircase to the second floor bedroom. This is a great room being about 23 ft. with pitched ceilings, beams, fitted cupboards, a window and a velux roof light.
N.B.The Cottage is idea also has great scope for expansion and detailed planning consent was granted for considerable extension.
The Vine has a beautiful mature garden which is very private and a huge asset. It has lawns, a paved terrace, Lilly pond, rockery, apple trees, shrubs and all is screened and sheltered by mature hedges. There’s also parking space next to the garage and garden sheds.
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.
From our office take the A39 road south towards Glastonbury and after a mile of so turn left by Browns Nursery. Continue on this road to North Wootton, pass the church, at the junction turn left and then take the second left into Tanyard Lane. Follow and The Vine can be found on the right hand side.
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