50 DRAKE ROAD, WELLS, SOMERSET, BA5 3JX
A comfortable 4 bedroom semi detached house in an excellent, quiet residential area in easy walking distance of all amenities including the high street and schools.
The house has lots of living space and bedrooms with double glazing and gas central heating.
It includes an entrance hall, rear hall, sitting room, open plan kitchen & dining room, 4 bedrooms, bathroom and 2 shower rooms. In addition there is a large garage providing plenty of storage.
Outside there’s a pretty lawned garden, a paved rear courtyard and parking space in front of the garage. The house also has shared ownership of the green area in front of the house.
Drake Road is a very popular residential area on the eastern side of wells being well away from busy roads. No. 50 faces west onto a shared open lawned area planted with Silver Birch trees. This area gives the property a good degree of privacy and a feeling of space and tranquility. Immediately in front of the house is a neat lawned garden bounded by brick walling.
The house has comfortable, well presented and has large windows providing light and airy accommodation. The front door opens into a hall and immediately on the left is a shower room. To the right is a good size sitting room with a gas fire connection point and alcove.
A wide open archway leads into the dining area which is open – plan with the kitchen. There’s plenty of space for the table and chairs and the kitchen area has an extensive range of fitted units with integrated appliances including a gas hob and electric double oven, fridge and dishwasher.
A door opens from the kitchen to the hallway and off the rear hall is a store containing the central heating boiler.
On the first floor the landing has a large linen cupboard. The main bedroom has an excellent range of fitted wardrobes and a dressing table plus a well appointed tiled shower room. There are 3 further bedrooms (two with built in cupboards/wardrobes) and a family bathroom with an electric shower above the bath.
There’s a parking area in front of the garage which is over 22 ft in length and which has an up and over door and a side pedestrian door. As is now often the case this garage provides extensive storage.
In front of the house is a neat lawned garden and at the rear is a walled and paved courtyard.
There’s also ample unrestricted parking in this area.
Freehold. Mains services. Council Tax Band D
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 go along Priory Road, turn right at the junction. Continue through the traffic lights, bear right, pass the petrol station, at the mini roundabout turn left, pass Waitrose and at the lights turn right. At the next lights turn right and at the first roundabout turn left into The Liberty and continue past the Cathedral School. Pass the Fountain Inn and take the immediate left into St Thomas Street. At the top of St Thomas Street take the second left into Hawkers Lane and continue up the hill bearing around to the left into Drake Road. The property will be found further along on the left hand side.
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Roderick Thomas, 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA5 1SR.