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WELLS central Guide Price £750,000

Sold STC
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  • An excellent residential area
  • Within easy walking distance of the Cathedral & Market Place
  • Good living area, plenty of bedrooms
  • Pretty garden
  • Double garage plus parking
  • No onward chain.
  • Immediately available

A fine period House in the heart of Wells a short walk from the High Street. Plenty of living space, a pretty garden, garage and parking.


33 CHAMBERLAIN STREET, CATHEDRAL CITY OF WELLS, SOMERSET BA5 2PQ

A period townhouse in one of the best residential areas of Wells and being within a short walk of the High Street and Cathedral.

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The house includes a hall, a large (double) reception room providing a sitting room and dining room, a rear hall, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, en suite washroom and a separate loo. All with gas central heating.

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There’s a small front courtyard and a rear well sheltered and pretty garden leading to a double garage and parking space for 2 cars.

Location

Chamberlain Street is a popular residential road which mainly includes period properties reflecting the character of England’s smallest and very beautiful Cathedral City with its population of about 12,500. Wells has a medieval Market Place, a good range of shops and a wide variety of amenities plus social and sporting associations and clubs. Practically all are within walking distance of Chamberlain Street. Indeed, the bells of both Wells Cathedral and St Cuthbert's Church are within ear-shot when either standing in Chamberlain Street or in the gardens.

Description

No. 33 is an appealing house, probably Victorian, but with earlier origins. It’s a substantial 3 storey building mainly of stone construction under a tiled roof. Internally it has plenty of accommodation together with great character and appeal.

Accommodation

The front door opens to a hall with a tiled floor and a door into the main living area, which is a double reception room, over 30ft. in length, ideal as a sitting room and a dining room. The sitting room has a bay window and a cast iron fireplace with a timber mantle and surround. The dining room area is also spacious with plenty of space for a table and chairs. Beyond is an inner hall with doors to the garden and into the kitchen. This has lots of fitted cupboards, worksurfaces, a breakfast bar, space for appliances and there’s also a pantry. At the end of the kitchen a door opens into a shower room which has a linen cupboard with the mains gas boiler.

First & second floors

First Floor A staircase off the sitting room leads to a landing with an under stairs walk-in box room. The main bedroom is on the rear, south side and has an en suite with a basin and loo. Also on this floor is a second double bedroom. The staircase continues to the second floor. Second Floor Here there are 2 further double bedrooms, both with built in cupboards, a bathroom and a separate loo.

Gardens, garage & parking

The garden is approached from the inner hall to a brick pathway leading to a very attractive garden with shrub and flower borders and high stone and brick walls. Plus outside garden tap. A door leads from the garden into a large garage which has electric doors and lighting. On the other side of the garage is a parking area for 2 cars. Access to the rear of the house being through Union Street Car Park. It’s then a short walk to the High Street.

Tenure & other points

Freehold. It is not listed. It is within a Conservation area. EPC rating 56 Band (D). Council Tax Band D. Mains services and gas central heating.

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.

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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.

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. Buyers must rely on information passed between the solicitors with regard to items included in the sale. 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. All viewings are by appointment with the Agents. Roderick Thomas, 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA5 1SR.


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Name Location Type Distance
Chamberlain Street
Wells BA5 2PQ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 5718