CHRISTMAS COTTAGE, PILCORN STREET, WEDMORE, BS28 4AN
A charming cottage in a great location within a short walk of the centre of this idyllic and highly desirable village, just west of the small Cathedral City of Wells.
Christmas Cottage is a very pretty Grade ll listed building and has beautiful, well appointed accommodation together with a good size landscaped garden.
The house retains its period character and includes a hall, sitting room, a separate dining room, a well fitted kitchen, conservatory, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. The sunny garden extends the living area with decked terraces and a mature lawn with shrub borders beyond.
Wedmore is a quintessential "English Village" being a type now rarely found. Pilcorn Street runs from the heart of the village past the Church and is a prime residential area being within a short walk of the centre. From the village there is access to many beautiful walks in the surrounding countryside.
Christmas Cottage is a semi detached period home which has been lovingly improved and cared for over the years. It is a handsome building and inside it has retained many period details which are complimented by contemporary benefits including gas central heating.
The cottage has been decorated and appointed to a very high standard and has great style and appeal.
The front door opens into the hall which leads to the two reception rooms. The sitting room has bags of character with beams and a stone fireplace with a highly efficient inset Jetmaster fire. The dining room is equally comfortable and again has beams and a fireplace.
Off the dining room is the well appointed kitchen with an excellent range of good quality fitted units and appliances.
The conservatory provides another living area with double French doors into the garden and onto raised decking terraces.
On the first floor are 3 bedrooms and an exceptional bathroom. One of the bedrooms is currently used as a dressing room.
There is a neat forecourt and on the sunny south side of the house is a beautifully landscaped garden. This has extensive space for tables and chairs for al fresco dining and relaxation with decking terraces and a pergola. There is also a lawn with shrub borders
Council Tax Band D.
Christmas Cottage is within Wedmore Conservation area.
Mains services. Gas central heating.
About the area
The Saxon village of Wedmore has existed for well over a thousand years and is a delightful and extremely active centre. There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, interesting and varied shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher, chemist etc. together with others usually only found in larger county towns, plus pubs, restaurants and tearooms. There is a wide range of clubs and societies, cultural and sporting. Most sports activities are catered for in the area. Swimming pools at both Cheddar and Wells; Sailing and Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Badgworth Equestrian Centre and the Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course; In addition there are floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts, Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Greens, Football and Cricket pitches and a Children’s Play Area.
The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 7 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 M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (7 miles) links with the Intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately 11/2 hours. Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away.
There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexeys Middle School which has an Outstanding 2007 Ofsted rating and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. The Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield, Taunton School, King’s Bruton, All Hallows and Downside.
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