ASHMORE, MUDGLEY ROAD, WEDMORE, BS28 4DF
Wells 8 miles, Glastonbury 9 miles, Bristol 22 miles, M5 (J22) 7 miles, Highbridge Station 9 miles, Bristol Airport 16 miles.
A splendid house with lots of excellent accommodation, a landscaped garden, great privacy. wonderful views and a convenient location in the popular village of Wedmore.
The house is very roomy and includes a hall, a large spacious siting room, dining room, library, superbly fitted kitchen & breakfast room, boot room, utility room, 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.
Outside are well arranged gardens, plenty of parking and turning space plus a double garage.
Wedmore is a quintessential "English Village" being a type now rarely found. Ashmore is on the southern side of the village, accessed from Mudgley Road and tucked away in a quiet residential cul de sac. It’s within easy walking distance of the amenities and is close to one of the many footpaths in and around the village which give access to beautiful walks in the surrounding countryside.
A tarmac drive leads into the property where the handsome house sits comfortably in the centre of the gardens with great views. It has been lovingly maintained by the current owners and is an impressive home with spacious accommodation with large rooms, plenty of bedrooms and well appointed bathrooms and kitchen. There are many attractive details which include high quality brickwork, excellent tiling, double glazing, gas central heating and, not least, PV panels which cover all gas and electricity costs and give additional income.
The front door opens into a wide hallway with an attractive tiled floor and a staircase. Immediately to the left is a doorway into the dining room which has a bay window and a wide archway directly into the stunning sitting room. This is a well proportioned room 25’ x 18’ with wall lights and a fireplace with a gas fire. Glazed double doors open through into the library which has engineered oak flooring and extensive fitted bookshelves.
The entrance hall also gives access to a study and an adjacent bathroom with floor and wall tiling, basin, wc and bath.
The kitchen is the heart of the house, has a tiled floor and is exceptionally well fitted and appointed with more than ample units (including a central island), Sillistone quartz work surfaces and pop-up power points. In addition to the units the integrated appliances include a Neff hob, retractable extractor, double oven, single oven, microwave, warming draw, dishwasher and water filter. There is also plenty space for the breakfast table and chairs. Adjacent is a boot room with a tiled floor, window seats, door to the garden and also into a utility/cloakroom with a basin, wc, gas boiler and water softener system.
On the first floor are four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master bedroom suite has fitted wardrobes, a dressing room (hanging rails and shelves) and an en suite bathroom. This has a tiled floor, basin, wc, bath and a large walk-in shower area.
The guest suite has a bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en suite with floor and wall tiling, handbasin, wc and shower cubicle.
Also on the first floor are two further bedrooms (both with fitted wardrobes) and a bathroom with floor and wall tiling, an airing cupboard, handbasin, wc, bath and large walk-in shower area.
A spiral staircase leads to a comfortable and appealing fifth bedroom which has lots of storage cupboards and an en suite bathroom with tiling, basin, wc and bath.
The entrance drive continues past the house to the large double garage which has electric doors and storage space. In front of the house is a large paved terrace with flowerbeds and shrubs leading to lawns and a further paved terrace. At the side of the house is a lawned and paved garden with a BBQ.
Freehold. Mains services. Gas central heating and PV panels.
Last year the gas and the electricity costs were paid for by the input from the panels and in addition there was a substantial payment to the owners.
About the area
Wedmore has been an important village since Saxon times. This can be seen in the attractive architecture, which combines cottages and grand houses from the Georgian and Victorian periods, with a number of fine historic buildings such as the medieval church and 16th century coaching inn. It is also reflected in an extensive range of clothing, food and other interesting shops including a delicatessen, fishmongers and organic butchers, as well as a chemist, post office and general store, plus pubs, restaurants and tearooms.
There is a wide range of cultural and sporting clubs and societies, e.g. swimming pools at both Cheddar and Wells, sailing and windsurfing clubs at Cheddar Reservoir, the Badgworth Equestrian Centre, Wedmores 18 hole golf course, floodlit AstroTurf tennis courts, indoor and outdoor bowling greens, football and cricket grounds, plus a theatre club and the well-regarded Wedmore Opera.
The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 8 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. City shopping centres are available at Taunton, Bath and Bristol (each approximately 25 miles away). Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 - 10 minutes) connecting to the M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (9 miles) links with the intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington, taking approximately 1.30 hours. Bristol International Airport is 16 miles away.
There are excellent state schools in the area including Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexeys Middle School which has an Outstanding Ofsted rating, and the high performing Kings of Wessex Academy. Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and Taunton School.
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