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The Borough, Wedmore Guide Price £545,000

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  • Central village location
  • Fantastic amenities including pubs, restaurants, shops and sports facilities
  • Wonderful Georgian features, elegant but cosy
  • Private and secluded
  • Attic room for further accommodation
  • Great community with vibrant Village Hall, Church and schools
  • Good network of public footpaths to access countryside around the village
  • Golf course, sports centre, tennis and bowls within 4 miles
  • Beach and M5 within 20mins

An enchanting Georgian house in the heart of one of the most desirable villages in Somerset. This 3 bedroom home has an attractive garden to the front and a charming courtyard to the rear and it retains many original features. It also benefits from an attic room that has be used as a study/4th bedroom.


A charming Georgian Cottage in the heart of this popular, much sought after village. The cottage has the advantage of being walking distance to most of the amenities.


Borough Cottage includes a hall, sitting room, a combined kitchen & dining room, 3 bedrooms, shower room, cloakroom and a large attic (with good headroom.) There’s an attractive and sheltered front garden and a walled rear courtyard garden.


Wedmore is a quintessential English village and The Borough is right in the centre. It boasts amongst other things, clothes and shoe shops, a fish monger and greengrocer, a fabulous deli, gallery and a wonderful and comprehensive corner shop. There are also café’s, various restaurants including a Thai and an Indian and 3 pubs. The Village Hall also provides a busy venue for various events.


Borough Cottage stands back from the road, screened by a stone wall with an attractive wrought iron gate flanked by Bay trees. A handsome stone building under a slate roof with a classic Georgian elevation, sash windows and a pretty door with glass panels. The cottage is extremely comfortable and retains period details including coved ceilings, attractive architraves, window shutters, arched display alcoves and panelling.


The front door opens to the generous entrance hall which has built-in cupboards for coats and boots. To the right is the sitting room which has French doors overlooking the front garden. A focal point is a cast iron fireplace with a coal effect gas fire with a fine marble surround and mantlepiece. Towards the rear of the property you will find the kitchen/dining room. This has oak flooring, space for a table and chairs and French doors to the courtyard. The kitchen area has stylish fitted units, a large Miele induction hob, electric oven, extractor, integrated washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer and a double sink. This is an elegant space with immediate access to the attractive rear courtyard.


Under the stairs there is a superb larder store cupboard. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, 2 are at the front and the 3rd bedroom is at the back, it has built in cupboards, one of which accommodates the gas boiler. There is an excellent shower room with a basin, wc and a large tiled walk-in shower area. Next to this room is a separate cloakroom with a wc and basin. In addition, there’s a good attic room with velux windows, which has in the past been used as a study. It’s approached by means of a folding attic ladder from the loft hatch above the front landing.


In front of the house is a gravelled pathway and seating area, flanked by flower and mature shrub beds bordered by stonewalls. At the back of the property and approached from French doors in the dining room is a very charming, south facing walled courtyard garden. This has raised beds and a canopy off the house provides shelter when needed.

Tenure and other points

The house is not listed and it is in the Wedmore Conservation Area. Council Tax Band D. Mains services. Gas central heating. EPC rating Band (D)

About the village

The Saxon village of Wedmore has existed for well over a thousand years and is a delightful and extremely active centre. There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, interesting and varied shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher, chemist etc. together with others usually only found in larger county towns, plus pubs, restaurants and tearooms. There is a wide range of clubs and societies, cultural and sporting. Most sports activities are catered for in the area. Swimming pools at both Cheddar and Wells; Sailing and Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Badgworth Equestrian Centre and the Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course; In addition there are floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts, Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Greens, Football and Cricket pitches and a Children’s Play Area.


The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 7 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. City shopping centres are available at Taunton, Bath and Bristol (each approximately 25 miles away). Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 - 10 minutes) connecting to M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (7 miles) links with the Intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately 11/2 hours. Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away.


There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexeys Middle School which has an Outstanding 2007 Ofsted rating and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. The Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield, Taunton School, King’s Bruton, All Hallows and Downside.

Important Notes

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
The Borough
Wedmore BS28 4EB
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 6058