BOROUGH COTTAGE, THE BOROUGH, WEDMORE, BS28 4EB
A charming Georgian Cottage in the heart of this popular and much sought after village and being within close walking distance of most of the amenities.
Borough Cottage includes a hall, sitting room, a combined kitchen & dining room, 3 bedrooms, shower room, cloakroom and a large attic (with good headroom.) Gas central heating.
There’s an attractive well screened and sheltered front garden and a walled rear courtyard garden.
Wedmore is a quintessential "English Village" being a type now rarely found. The Borough is in the centre of the village being close to the amenities yet enjoying great privacy. Also close by is access to many beautiful walks in the surrounding countryside.
Borough Cottage stands back from the roadway, screened and protected by a stone wall with an iron gate flanked by Bay trees. It’s a handsome stone building under a slated roof with a classical Georgian elevation with sash and bay windows and a pretty door with glass panels.
The cottage is very comfortable benefitting from gas central heating and retains period details including coved ceilings, attractive architraves, window shutters and arched display alcoves.
The entrance hall has the staircase and several built in cupboards. To the right is the sitting room with double French windows to the garden and a cast iron fireplace with a coal effect gas fire and a fine marble surround and mantlepiece.
The kitchen & dining room has oak flooring, space for a table and chairs and French doors to the courtyard. The kitchen area has a 4 oven gas fired Aga, fitted units, hardwood work surfaces, sink unit, additional filtered water tap, dishwasher and fridge.
The staircase leads to the first floor and the front landing with doors to two double bedrooms. There’s a rear landing with doors to a 3rd bedroom which has the linen cupboard with the gas central heating boiler. Adjacent is the excellent shower room with a basin, wc and a large tiled walk-in shower area. Next to this room is a separate cloakroom with a wc and basin plus a cupboard containing the washing machine.
In addition there’s a good attic room with velux windows and which has in the past been used as a study. It’s approached by means of a folding attic ladder from the loft hatch above the front landing.
In front of the house is a gravelled pathway flanked by flower and shrub beds bordered by stonewalls. At the back of the property and approached from French doors in the dining room is a south facing walled courtyard garden.
The house is not listed and it is in the Wedmore Conservation Area.
Council Tax Band D.
Mains services. Gas central heating. EPC rating Band (D)
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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