15 WOOKEY HOLE ROAD, CATHEDRAL CITY OF WELLS, BA5 2NN
An Edwardian House enjoying a great location in walking distance of all the amenities and with the benefit of residents’ parking.
No. 15 is a most appealing mid terrace 3 storey house with plenty of living space, bags of character and a very pleasant garden. The house does require some works. The accommodation includes a hall, sitting room, dining room, fitted kitchen, sunroom and a ground floor laundry/storeroom. On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms, a bathroom and a small study or child’s room. On the second floor are 2 further bedrooms. The house has gas central heating.
At the front of the house is a small garden and there’s a lovely rear garden with a terrace, lawn and mature trees and shrubs.
Wookey Hole Road is a popular residential area of Wells (with residents parking), being within walking distance of the Schools, Cathedral, Market Place and most of the amenities.
Period homes often have a quiet and tranquil atmosphere with considerable charm and character, Whilst requiring some works and updating No 15 enjoys these attributes. Period details include stained glass panels, tiled floors, picture rails, fireplaces and good quality pine timberwork
A short flight of steps leads to a path to the front door which opens into a porch with a door to the inner hall. To the right is the sitting room which has floorboards, a large rectangular bay window and a marbled slate fireplace with a cast iron grate and tiled borders.
The adjacent dining room has French doors to a sunroom, floorboards, a similar fireplace (to the sitting room) and an attractive alcove cabinet.
The kitchen has a tiled floor, Belfast sink, pine units, a fine pine dresser, a fireplace and a large Range Cooker. Doors from both the kitchen and the dining room lead into the sunroom which in turn opens to the rear courtyard.
A door from the kitchen also opens to a laundry or utility /store.
The staircase leads to the landing and the first floor. Here are 3 double bedrooms, a small child’s bedroom or study and a bathroom with a suite including an oval bath.
The stairway continues to this floor where there are a further 2 bedrooms.
There is a small forecourt garden and a pleasant garden at the rear. Adjacent to the house is a terraced are with a mature garden beyond with a lawn, shrubs and tree bounded by a wall and high fences.
Freehold. Not listed. Mains services. Gas central heating. EPC (E). Council Tx Band (C). Local Authority - Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT.
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.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS - 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 & at the lights turn left. At the next lights turn right and there is a red brick terrace on the left. No. 15 is the second from the right.
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