WICKSIDE, COXLEY WICK, WELLS, SOMERSET BA5 1QX
A roomy and comfortable house in a quiet peaceful setting about 2 miles south of Wells.
Wickside includes a hall, cloakroom, a good size sitting room with a separate dining room, conservatory, kitchen, utility room and on the first floor are 4 bedrooms, a bathroom and an en suite shower room. The house enjoys good outlooks all around.
Also, there are an integral garage, ample parking and mature, well landscaped gardens and
Coxley Wick is a quiet area close to the village of Coxley which is on the road from Wells to Glastonbury. Wickside is well away from the main road alongside a little known, quiet country lane which also leads into Wells.
The house is a handsome building standing well back from the lane within its own grounds. Internally it’s very roomy and comfortable. There’s a front porch area which has a side door to the integral garage and the front door into the reception hall. This has a parquet floor, a large unit of bookshelves, the staircase and a cloakroom with handbasin and wc.
A door leads into the spacious 20 ft. sitting room which is carpeted, has a fireplace with a wood burning stove and leads into the dining room. This has a parquet floor, a door to the kitchen and double French doors into the conservatory. This is a great room which overlooks the garden and meadow beyond and has French doors to a terrace.
The kitchen has range of fitted units with work surfaces, a sink unit, tiled splashbacks and appliances including an oven, hob and extractor. Off the kitchen is the utility room with a further sink unit, work surface and a stable door to an outer porch.
The galleried landing has a linen cupboard and serves the 4 bedrooms and the family bathroom. The main bedroom has a full width range of wardrobes and an en suite shower room.
The family bathroom has tiling, a hand basin, wc and an oval bath.
The integral double garage has electric doors, power and plumbing for a washing machine.
A cattle grid gives access to the drive which is flanked by neat gardens with low stone walling, a lawn, flower beds and shrubs.
On the sunny, southerly facing and private side of the house is a delightful garden. Next to the house is a paved terrace ideal for outside dining, morning coffee, an evening refresher and simply relaxation.
Beyond in a lawn, flower and shrub beds. An attractive feature is a rockery and pond with a small running water canal.
Freehold. Electric heating. EPC 46 Band E: Council Tax Band F. No Chain.
About the area
Coxley is a small village with a church, a well regarded primary school and an active and friendly community with many events centered in the local village hall.
Under 2 miles north is Wells, the smallest city in England (population about 11,000) sheltered below 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, 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.
Glastonbury is also in important historic town which has a different character but also as much to offer with ancient buildings, alternative shops, many restaurant and numerous societies and organisations.
In addition to Coxley's proximity to Wells and Glastonbury it is located within beautiful countryside which is very accessible with many footpaths and byways.
Take the road south from Wells towards Glastonbury and continue to the village of Coxley. Pass the Riverside Indian Restaurant on the right hand side and take the next right turn onto Burcott Lane. Continue for about a third of a mile and the property is on the right hand side.
N.B. The property can also be reached from Wells on a quiet country lane, but the above directions are probably easier if one does not know the area.
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