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Between Frome & Wells Guide Price £650,000

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  • Conveniently located east of Shepton Mallet.
  • Large Bungalow in half an acre of mature gardens
  • Comfortable accommodation & scope for more accommodation
  • Paddock of around an acre
  • Woodland
  • Redundant agricultural building in woodland setting
  • Additional road access
  • Tremendous scope & potential for development

A large detached bungalow in mature gardens together with a paddock, woodland and outbuildings. About 3.27 acres


FERNBANK, CHELYNCH ROAD, DOULTING, SOMERSET, BA4 4PZ

Wells 8 miles, Glastonbury 12 miles, Shepton Mallet 2 miles, Frome 10 miles, Bristol 20 miles, Bath 18 miles, Castle Cary Station 8 miles.

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An exceptional property including a large detached bungalow in mature gardens together with a paddock, woodland and outbuildings.

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The Bungalow has lots of living space and includes a hall, a 24 ft south facing sitting room, separate dining room, kitchen, large utility, cloakroom (large enough to add a bath or shower), 3 bedrooms bathroom, conservatory and integral garage. Oil central heating.

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The mature gardens of around half an acre are delightful with great privacy and include lawns, a vegetable garden, ample parking, flowerbeds and various trees and shrubs.

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Adjoining and approached from an additional drive is a paddock of around an acre, woodland and a substantial agricultural building.

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In all the property totals 3.27 acres and may have development potential subject to planning approval.

Location

Doulting is a small historic village on the Mendip Hills standing to the east of Shepton Mallet and which was part of the Glastonbury Abbey Estate from the 8th Century. The hamlet of Chelynch lies about a mile north and has an excellent pub. Fernbank has access from the road linking Doulting to Chelynch.

Description

Fernbank stands alongside this quiet country road with a driveway leading into the property and to the Bungalow which stands well back surrounded by its own gardens. Steps lead to a porch opening into a central hall. Immediately off the hall are 3 bedrooms with 2 having fitted wardrobes and one having a double aspect with a south facing bay window.

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The splendid sitting room is 24 foot long with a fireplace (with Jetmaster fire), a double aspect and two large south facing bay windows. The separate dining room leads into the kitchen which has fitted floor and wall cupboards, sink unit tiled splashbacks and appliances including a double oven and a four ring hob. Off the kitchen is a side hall with a fuel store and steps to rear hall and the cloakroom which has lots of space for a a bath or shower to create an additional bathroom. Adjacent is an even larger utility room. On the south side of this part of the bungalow is a conservatory Approached from the utility room is the garage behind the garage as a small greenhouse.

Outside

The bungalow stands surrounded by its mature gardens which are mainly lawned with trees, shrubs and hedges which shelter and give it great privacy. There’s also a vegetable garden which now needs some attention.

BUILDING, WOODLAND & PADDOCK

On the south side of the bungalow is a very attractive block of woodland with a driveway which leads in from the road to a 50 ft. agricultural building. This is ideal for storage and many uses and perhaps with potential for conversion subject to any necessary planning consent Adjacent to the paddock and the woodland is a paddock of just over an acre and a property in all totals around 3.27 acres

OVERAGE

Please note there will be an overage clause on the agricultural building and surrounding land applicable in the event of development.

OTHER POINTS

Freehold. Double glazing and oil central heating. EPC 48 Band E. Council Tax Band E. Not listed and not in a conservation area. Mendip District Council.

ABOUT THE AREA

Chelynch is a small hamlet in beautiful countryside centrally placed between Wells, Castle Cary, Glastonbury, Frome and Bath which cover everyday needs and there are facilities and amenities in the area for most social, sporting and cultural activities There are the added benefits of Babington House within 7 miles, Bristol Airport about half an hour away and Castle Cary station (Paddington main line) about 20 minutes. Education is well provided with good state and independent schools including pre schools and primary schools, Whitstone, Strode College, All Hallows, Downside, Millfield, Wells Cathedral and the Bruton and Sherborne schools.

DIRECTIONS

From Shepton Mallet take the A361 eastwards towards Frome for about 1.5 miles to the village of Doulting. In the village take the turning left signposted Chelynch. Continue for about a quarter of a mile and the property is on the left hand side.

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. 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.


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Name Location Type Distance
Chelynch Road Doulting
Shepton Mallet BA4 4PZ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00005556