GLEBE HOUSE, BALTONSBOROUGH, GLASTONBURY, BA6 8PS
Glastonbury 5 miles, Castle Cary Rail Station 7 miles, Somerton 7 miles & Wells 11 miles.
Glebe House is a charming house with generous accommodation and a quiet private setting in this popular village between Glastonbury and Castle Cary.
It includes a reception hall, sitting room, dining room, family room, kitchen. utility, 5 bedrooms and 4 bath/shower rooms.
Plenty of parking, an open fronted garage with a studio above, mature easily managed gardens.
Glebe House is in a quiet, tucked away position well away from busy roads and enjoys great privacy. Its neighbours are similar individual and pretty period properties.
From the village lane the property is approached via a well screened driveway to the generous parking area. The substantial local stone house sits comfortably within the gardens and is surrounded by mature trees, lawns and borders.
An inset tiled porch, with oak supports, flagstones and part glazed door gives access to the generous hallway with an oak staircase rising to the first floor.
Door to the cloakroom. Spacious rooms lead off the hallway all with underfloor heating.
The drawing room is a delightful formal room which enjoys a wood burning stove. On the opposite side off the hall is a generous family room with handmade bespoke storage. The fabulous wow factor kitchen/dining room is at the rear of the property overlooking the garden. The current owners have invested in a beautiful stylish new kitchen which has been finished to a high standard. There is a large bespoke island with seating in the centre of the room and a wood burning stove and plenty of room for sofas and a large kitchen table.
From the kitchen there is a stable door and double French doors leading out to a wooden terrace area. A very spacious utility/boot room leads off the kitchen, this useful space has excellent storage units with space for washing machine, tumble dryer and additional appliances if desired. A door leads to the garden making this a convenient room.
On the first floor is a large central landing serving the five bedrooms which all have fitted wardrobes. Three have en suite shower rooms whilst the other two share the bathroom.
The property is well situated within its grounds screened by mature trees and hedges to all sides offering complete seclusion. The entrance leads to the parking area at the front of the house and to the open fronted garage with loft room over. To the rear is a lawned garden with decked area to the rear of the house for entertaining. The loft room above the garage is currently accommodates an office but offers alternative uses.
Please note: Planning had previously been granted and footings are in place for an oak framed garden room adjoining the kitchen.
Baltonsborough is a lively and popular village in the heart of Somerset. The Greyhound Inn is within strolling distance, a Fish & Chip van arrives every Thursday. On a Friday evening you will find a ‘Pop Up' Pizza Oven outside the village hall. Baltonsborough also has a good primary school and a Grade 1 listed local church. In addition, a wonderful community shop and café has recently opened. Fabulous walking can be found in the extensive network of footpaths
Further shopping can be found in nearby Street with its famous outlet stores at Clarks Village, the market town of Somerton and the historic city of Wells and Bruton just a short drive away.
Local attractions include the Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury Tor itself, Kingweston Golf Club and many good local pubs and restaurants. Bath and Bristol are both about an hour’s drive to the North. Local transport links are excellent with a mainline railway station in nearby Castle Cary, which is a 15 minute drive, offering direct services to London and the South West. The A37 and A303 offer good road links to London and the M5.
Schools Millfield Senior and Prep Schools are both within a 10 minute drive of the house, there are other local independent schools locally including Wells Cathedral. There are excellent local schools including the well-respected Strode College, Crispin School, Brookside Academy and The Blue School in Wells.
On entering the village from Glastonbury (A361) proceed along Martin Street taking your first left onto Ham Street. Go past Lubborn Lane on the right hand side and the entrance is the second driveway past The Byre.
Tenure – Freehold. Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Local Authority - Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588.
EPC – 69 Band C. Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the Agents Roderick Thomas 01749 670079.
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