MENDIP VIEW, UPPER BREACH, SOUTH HORRINGTON, WELLS, BA5 3QG
Mendip View is a handsome Victorian house on the outskirts of Wells and enjoys wonderful views overlooking the countryside and woodland adjacent to Wells Golf Course.
The house has very generous accommodation with a Hall, 2 reception rooms, a large kitchen/dining room, utility room, cloakroom, boot room, study, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
There's a studio outbuilding, ample parking and a walled garden of about a third of an acre.
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, All Hallows, Wells Blue School, Strode College, Wells Cathedral School, Downside and Millfield School.
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.
South Horrington lies on the east side of Wells and is a quiet area away from the main routes. Upper Breach is a cul de sac road with Mendip View near its end. A tarmac drive flanked by stone outbuildings leads to a courtyard and the main entrance.
This large Victorian House (attached (by one room to a similar property) has generous accommodation with large well proportioned rooms with high ceilings. Many period details remain including gothic arches, large windows, coved ceilings, fireplaces and picture rails. Gas central heating and well appointed and fitted bathrooms and kitchen complement these.
The front door opens into the hall which runs through the house giving access to all the rooms including the sitting room.
This really is a delightful large triple aspect room with a coved ceiling, a cast iron fireplace with a slate surround, three tall windows, a parquet floor and wall lights.
The family room has arched alcoves, painted floorboards and is currently used as a playroom. It's also suitable as a more formal dining room.
The combined kitchen and dining room is a wonderful double aspect room with a large south facing bay window with French doors opening to the garden. It's extremely well fitted with a range of custom made units including a central island, granite worksurfaces, a Belfast sink, integral dishwasher, a six-burner range cooker and a range of units with a Neff microwave oven.
The entrance hall continues past the staircase into an inner hall area with an under stairs cupboard and a door into the utility room. This has a Belfast sink, space and plumbing for washing machines and a separate wc with tiled floor and part tiled walls. Off the utility room is a large walk in store and a boot room with a door to the garden.
The stairs lead to a half landing and the study which has ample space for a desk and and cabinets. The stairs continue to the main landing and the master bedroom. This has a double aspect, large windows with great views and an en suite shower room with tiled floor and part tiled walls, hand basin, wc, and a walk-in shower area with glazed screen and overhead shower.
The family bathroom has floor and wall tilling; twin basins with full height tiled splash back with mirror, a large open shower, area, wc, bidet and double ended bath.
There are 3 other bedrooms, one with built in cupboard with shelving, one with a range of fitted wardrobes and shelved cupboards. whilst the third has a double aspect.
A tarmac drive enters the property and to the right is an outbuilding ideal as a studio or office. There's plenty of parking and a large garden with mature trees and shrubs of around a third of an acre. Immediately on the south side is a lawned garden approached from the french doors in the kitchen and ding room.
From the Cathedral side of Wells proceed up St Thomas Street and along Bath Road. After about 1 mile ignore the turning to Wells Golf Club and continue up the hill taking the next right which is Upper Breach At at the end of the road where it turns right - Mendip View is the large Victorian building straight ahead.
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