LITTLE LODGE 1 CHERRY ORCHARD DRIVE, WELLS, BA5 2LN
A wonderfully well-located, detached home within walking distance of the centre of Wells. Super accommodation, lovely mature gardens and plenty of parking.
The house has a hall, cloakroom, sitting room, separate dining room, study, eat-in kitchen, utility room and cloakroom. Upstairs are a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, family bathroom and 3 further bedrooms, one with wonderful, south facing views over Wells from a balcony.
There is a mature, easily managed, sunny garden bounded by high hedges which give great privacy. Adjacent to the house is a carport, large garage and parking.
Ash Lane is one of the most popular residential areas of Wells. Cherry Orchard Drive is a small, quiet, cul de sac leading off Ash Lane. It serves just five properties including Little Lodge. Most of the amenities of Wells, including the Cathedral, High Street and schools are within easy walking distance.
Little Lodge is a hidden gem. Tucked behind high hedges, this lovely house provides very appealing accommodation, amazing views and a charming south facing garden.
The front door opens from a covered porch area into a welcoming hall. To the left is a very attractive double aspect sitting room with a large bay window, doors to the garden and an attractive fireplace (gas).
The dining room has a west facing window and a door through to the kitchen. This is a bright and well-designed space, with a bespoke corner bench that provides seating around a kitchen table, cream fitted units, a double sink and integrated fridge, dishwasher, eyelevel double oven and electric hob. A glazed exterior door opens from the kitchen to the west garden and another door leads to the large utility room. This has fitted units, plumbing for a washing machine, space for other white goods and a half-glazed door to the side garden. From the kitchen an external door opens to the covered car port at the front. In addition, there is a downstairs cloakroom and a generous and versatile study.
Upstairs there is a spacious master bedroom with ensuite shower room, a family bathroom and three further bedrooms. One of these bedrooms is very large, with sliding doors that open to a south facing balcony and wonderful views over Wells to St Cuthbert’s Church and beyond to Glastonbury Tor.
In three of the bedrooms there is easy access to eaves storage.
The front door of the house is approached through a wrought iron gate flanked by tall hedges which give great privacy.
To the south, the garden is laid to lawn with a paved terrace, accessed directly from the sitting room.
To the west are neat, circular, paved terraces. A path wraps round the property to the rear gravel parking area. At the front is a tarmac parking area, the covered carport and a large, enclosed garage.
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, 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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Roderick Thomas, 1 Priory Road, Wells, BA5 1SR.