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Central Wells Guide Price £400,000

Sold STC
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  • Within walking distance of the Market Place
  • Popular residential area
  • Period house - currently good investment with 2 flats
  • Easily returned for use to one home
  • Small sunny, private garden plus parking
  • No chain

A period house, currently used as 2 flats. Easily returned to single use. Small garden plus parking. Great location near the centre.


A period house, Grade ll listed, currently comprising 2 flats in a great location about 250 ms. from the Cathedral and in comfortable walking distance of the Market Place. The ground floor flat includes a porch, a large sitting room, kitchen, inner hall, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom (855 sq.ft 79.4 sq.ms.). The first floor flat includes a hall, sitting room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom (770 sq.ft. 71.5 sq.ms). Both flats are currently let to excellent tenants. Both are on assured shorthold tenancies and vacant possession will be available on completion. Outside is a sunny south facing courtyard and there is car parking.


New Street is on the northern approach to Wells and is a popular residential area which mainly includes period and individual 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 New Street. The bells of the Cathedral are within ear-shot with the Cathedral being within 250 metres.


The Old Surgery, formerly a Georgian coach house, dates back to at least the late 1700s and has stone elevations under a clay pantiled roof with a stepped coped west gable. The property is Grade ll listed. The house has been used as 2 self contained flats for a number of years and each has its own front door. Currently the accommodation includes

Flat 1

The front door opens into a porch and then into the sitting room. This is a comfortable, welcoming room with the focal point being an inglenook style fireplace. This is not a working fireplace but is ideal as the focal point of the room. Leading off is the fitted kitchen and beyond are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.

Flat 2

Flat 2. This has its own front door into a hall with a staircase to the first floor. Here are a very pleasant sitting room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.

Two lettings or one home

Whilst the property works very well as two letting units it offers great scope to be returned to one home of considerable character and appeal in a great location.


There is a sunny south facing garden courtyard which has a doorway to New Street. Adjacent to the garden is a parking are for at least 2 cars.

Other points

Freehold. Grade ll listed. Mains services. Gas central heating with independent boilers. Flat 1 (ground floor) EPC rated 60 Band (D) Council Tax Band B Flat 2 (first floor) EPC rated 75 Band (D). Council Tax Band (A). Local Authority - Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT.

Current rental information

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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.

Driving directions

From our office go along Priory Road, turn right at the junction. Continue through the traffic lights, bear right, pass the petrol station, at the mini roundabout turn left, pass Waitrose & at the T junction lights turn right. Continue and at the next T junction lights turn right. The drive entrance is about 50 ms along on the left. There is parking for the property but it is limited. We recommend parking and walking to the property for viewing.



Important Information

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. 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.

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Name Location Type Distance
New Street
Wells BA5 2LQ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00005234