10 DAVIS TERRACE, TUCKER STREET, CATHEDRAL CITY OF WELLS, BA5 2DX
A handsome Victorian House in a central position in Wells within easy walking distance of most of the amenities. Lots of space, gardens, garage and parking.
The house has really good living areas, bags of period charm and character. It includes a hall, cloakroom, 3 reception rooms, a large “living” kitchen, 5 bedrooms, bathroom, separate wc. and a large loft.
Outside there’s a small front garden and a sizeable, south facing rear garden with a garage and parking (which can be enlarged if necessary).
Davis Terrace is a short walk from the High Street, near the bus station and the Tesco and Waitrose supermarkets. The schools are also within easy walking distance.
The front garden is screened by a low stone wall and a thick mature hedge which gives the house a great feeling of privacy. It’s a good looking 3 storey stone building under a tiled pitched roof. Internally it retains period details including well proportioned rooms, good ceiling heights, mosaic tiled floor and flagstone floors, corniced archway, cast iron fireplaces, a marble fire surround, picture rails and a pitch pine staircase balustrade. These are complemented by double glazing, gas central heating and contemporary kitchen and bathroom.
In addition to character, many period houses enjoy a quiet peaceful atmosphere not always found elsewhere. No.10 is one such home. Whilst in the heart of Wells the calm and tranquility is evident upon entering the hall off which is the staircase, cloakroom (with wc and basin) and a cloaks cupboard. The first room is a large sitting room with a bay window and an open fire with a timber surround and overmantle mirror. The adjacent family room has a large French window overlooking the garden, a fine marble fireplace with the original cast iron fireplace with tiling, an alcove cupboard and alcove bookshelves – ideal for the room.
Further into the house is a dining room with flagstones and a doorway through into the 24ft. kitchen. This is a very light and airy room with a triple aspect with 5 windows and a door to the garden. It has a tiled floor, an extensive range of units and an integrated cooker with an extractor above.
Other appliances in situ include a dishwasher, fridge freezer, washer and dryer – all available by negotiation. This is a big room and there’s still plenty of space for a table and chairs.
On the first floor are 2 double bdrooms, a smaller third bedroom and a very well appointed bathroom. This has twin basins, a bath and shower area. Adjacent is a separate wc with a hand basin.
A staircase continues to the second floor and 2 further bedrooms, one having fitted wardrobes. The other has 2 small doors into a loft storage area.
There’s plenty of parking in Tucker Street and pedestrian access is by a footpath through the front garden to the front door. A pathway leads along the side of the house to a good size rear walled garden with a terrace, lawn and a magnificent Magnolia tree. In addition there are cherry, apple and plum trees plus soft fruit bushes.The garden faces south and on the eastern side, screened by panel fencing is the Tesco car park.
At the end of the garden is the garage, garden shed and parking. Both the garage and shed have electricity.There is scope to extend the parking if needed.
Freehold. Mains services with gas central heating. Not listed and within a conservation area. Council Tax Band (E). EPC 49 Band (E)
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.
The medieval centre has local markets twice a week and there are many important ancient buildings, including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace and garden. In addition the City has good restaurants, a thriving high street and four major supermarkets. 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, 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 35 minutes drive away.
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