THE FIRS, NEWTOWN, WEST PENNARD, BA6 8NL
A spacious and most appealing three bedroom detached bungalow set in half an acre of gardens in the popular village of West Pennard, close to Glastonbury.
The accommodation is light and airy with high ceilings throughout and immense potential to extend subject to planning. The rooms include a porch, entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, utility, three bedrooms, one en-suite, and a bathroom.
There is ample parking, a detached single garage and fabulous expansive gardens with productive vegetable patches, lawned areas and an outdoor swimming pool - all enjoying excellent privacy.
About the area
West Pennard is a very popular village in beautiful countryside about 4 miles east of Glastonbury, 9 miles south of Wells and in easy reach of Castle Cary. The larger towns of Bath, Bristol and Yeovil are all within easy commuting distance. The village has a church, primary school, pub and village hall, There’s a very friendly and active community based around these centres and covering wide sectors of interest.
Glastonburys past and its present are linked with its dominant landmark, the Tor. It’s been a religious centre throughout history and further back into the times of legends. Today it’s a small but thriving town and a major tourist venue, welcoming thousands of visitors each year.
Just 5 miles from Glastonbury is Wells which is the smallest city in England (population 10,000). Its centre is the market place (local markets twice a week) surrounded by many medieval buildings including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace.
Immediately to the south (2 miles) of Glastonbury is the more recent town of Street and these centres provide a wide range of facilities and amenities to suit most needs.
There are excellent local schools including West Pennard’s Primary School, Strode College, Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, All Hallows and the Bruton schools.
It is very rare to find a property like this with such wonderful surrounding grounds and with that comes great potential to extend subject to obtaining the necessary consents. There are various options for this which could be investigated further and these include extending the ground floor accommodation or turning the property into a two storey dwelling; no planning permissions have been sought so far.
The Firs is accessed from the village lane with a driveway leading down towards the parking area in front of the house. The front door enters an inner porch which in turn opens into the entrance hall, connecting the main living rooms of the house. On the right hand side of the hall is the sitting room which has a dual aspect and French doors leading out to the gardens.
Surrounding the property as lovely gardens and grounds which amount to approximately half an acre. There are well tended lawns, extremely productive and well established vegetable patches and a completely private swimming pool. Further privacy is offered around the rest of the grounds by a mix of mature hedgerows and specimen trees. Interspersed among the main lawn are a variety of fruit trees.
In front of the house is parking for several cars and a detached single garage.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Gas central heating.
Purchasers should be aware that this sale is subject to probate and there may therefore be delays to the sale.
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