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WELLS (Quiet location near centre) Guide Price £1,100,000

Sold STC
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  • Great location in a cul de sac near the Market Place and Cathedral
  • The house is very private standing it its walled gardens
  • Spacious living area and south facing into the sunny gardens
  • Plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms.
  • Large garage
  • No chain and not listed. Immediately available

A delightful house, within it its own walled garden, and enjoying a tranquil setting 300 yards from the Cathedral Green.


A spacious house in a wonderful location, enjoying great privacy whilst only 300 yards from the Cathedral Green in the heart of Wells.


The house stands within its walled garden and is roomy with accommodation including a reception hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, pantry, rear porch plus a ground floor suite with a bedroom (or study) and adjoining shower room. On the first floor is a large landing, three bedrooms, a family bathroom and an en suite shower room.


Also there’s a large attic with scope for further living space, subject to necessary consents.


The mature garden of about a quarter of an acre is landscaped and includes a large garage.


Lovers Walk is a small cul de sac in one of the most sought-after areas of Wells. It includes a number of good quality residential properties and is within easy walking distance of the centre of Wells. No. 2 is bounded by high stonewalls which shelter and give it great privacy.


The house itself has lots of living space with an extension to the house providing a ground floor bedroom and shower room which is equally suited for use as an extra reception room, home office, studio etc…. The accommodation has many attractive features including parquet floors, a Jetmaster fire, a large open plan kitchen and dining room, plenty of wardrobes and cupboards, doors from the house opening into the garden and the main rooms being south facing.


The front door opens into a galleried hall with a parquet floor, a staircase and a cloakroom with basin and wc. The large comfortable sitting room has a parquet floor, and a Jetmaster fire with a marble surround. On the opposite side of the hall is the dining room which again has a parquet floor and a garden door. It opens through a wide archway into the kitchen which has a range of fitted cupboards, sink unit, tiling, four hob stove, extractor, double oven, dishwasher, a gas central heating boiler and a walk -in pantry with a Belfast sink and space for a washing machine. Off the kitchen is a rear porch, a large cupboard and space for coats and boots. A door leads from the sitting room through into the new suite. The bedroom has a built-in wardrobe, a parquet floor and garden doors. It also has an en suite shower room.

First Floor

On the first floor is a large galleried landing with a range of fitted wardrobes. The main bedroom has fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms, a separate wc and the family bathroom.


Approaching the property from Lovers Walk pass the high stonewall and its delightful stone and timber tower gate house, turn left between gate posts onto a private shared drive which leads to the garage and another property. Halfway down is a doorway in the wall into the garden. The garden is well arranged with stone footpaths, professionally laid out flower and shrub beds and a lawn. Other details include a terrace, pergola, beech hedge and of course the tower which has great views. The large garage is approached from the drive, has an electric door and a pedestrian door into the garden.

Other points

Freehold. Main services. Gas central heating. Council Tax F. EPC B and E.

About the area

Wells is the smallest city in England (population about 12,000) 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 and independent schools close by 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 30 minutes’ drive away.

Important Notice

IMPORTANT NOTICE Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

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Name Location Type Distance
Lovers Walk
Wells BA5 2QL
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00004153