THE TWO JAYS, 9 ASH CLOSE, WELLS BA5 2QR
A spacious house with generous accommodation, a sunny mature garden and an excellent residential position within walking distance of the centre of Wells.
The accommodation on the ground floor includes a hall, sitting room, garden room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, shower room, bedroom with an en suite bathroom, store, side porch and integral garage.
On the first floor is a large landing, study area and 4 further bedrooms and a 3rd bathroom.
In all the house is over 3,000 sq.ft. including 3 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms and 3 bath or shower rooms.
Outside there is plenty of parking spaces and a well planted and manageable garden.
Ash Close is a mature residential area on a small no through lane within easy walking distance of the Cathedral, the Market Place and several of the schools.
The Two Jays is an attractive 2 storey home in a Scandinavian style and standing within its own grounds and constructed in brickwork and timber framing under a tiled roof. The Scandanavian style is continued with internal timberwork, panelled ceilings, floor and wall tiling and triple glazing. There’s gas central heating complemented by an air circulating system and partial underfloor heating.
The front door opens into a porch with a door to an inner hall with a cloaks cupboard and a shower room.
The main reception room is a 20 ft sitting room with a large window and sliding door into the sunny garden room. This has a glazed ceiling and walls, a tiled floor and a french door into the garden.
The dining room is also a good size room and on the opposite side of the hall is the kitchen. This has a range of fitted units, tiled areas, a hob, double oven and dishwasher. Leading off is a utility room with a fitted unit and sink and also cupboards containing the boiler and air circulation unit. An unusual feature is a trapdoor to the cellar which runs beneath the house. Note it does not have headroom but gives excellent access and some storage.
A door from the utility room leads to a side porch with access to a store room and the integral garage. This has an electric roller door and workshop space.
Also on the ground floor is a spacious bedroom and which has a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards and an en suite bathroom.
On the first floor is a large landing and a study area. There are 4 bedrooms all having extensive under eaves storage areas. These bedrooms are served by the family bathroom and also the shower room on the ground floor.
At the approach from Ash Lane there is plenty of parking for several cars with the area flanked by a small lawn, flower and shrub beds and specimen trees. These landscaping features are repeated through the garden which totals about a fifth of an acre. The area approached from the garden room is south facing, private, sheltered and is a delightful asset to the property. On the north side are 2 garden shed.
Freehold. Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas central heating with air circulation.
EPC 64Band (D). Council Tax Band G
About the area
Wells is the smallest city in England (population about 11,000) 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 & independent schools in the area which include several good primary schools, Wells Blue School, Strode College, Wells Cathedral School, All Hallows, Downside and Millfield.
Wells is a transport hub for bus services, including daily services to London. Main line trains run from Castle Cary (25 minutes drive) and Bristol International Airport is 35 minutes drive away
From our office continue to the junction and turn right.
Continue through the lights, pass the petrol station, turn left at the mini roundabout, pass Waitrose and turn right at the lights. Continue and take the first left into Milton Lane (lower section) and then first right into Ash Close. Continue and the property is a short distance along on the left hand side.