HALCYON HOUSE, CHAPEL ALLERTON, Nr. WEDMORE, BS26 2PH
Wedmore 2.5 miles, Axbridge 4 miles, Cheddar 6 miles, Winscombe 5 miles and Wells 11 miles.
Halcyon House enjoys an excellent location in a quiet peaceful setting on the edge of this popular village a few miles from Wedmore.
The house has lots of great living space with a hall, cloakroom, a comfortable sitting room which opens into a conservatory, dining room, study, kitchen, utility room and on the first floor 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Outside is a double garage, workshop, plenty of parking and easily managed gardens.
Excellent EPC. Solar and pv panels and oil central heating (underfloor).
Chapel Allerton is a very popular residential area in beautiful, quiet and peaceful countryside with no busy roads yet being within easy reach of all the major towns and the M5.
Halcyon House stands in a prominent position at the approach to the village. Built for the current owners in 2005 it is a large comfortable house with bags of living space and plenty of bedrooms.
The front door opens into a porch with space for coats and boots and double doors opening into a central hall off which is a cloakroom with basin and wc. The sitting room is a good size, comfortable room with a fireplace with an efficient Jetmaster fire. A door opens directly into a conservatory with a tiled floor, ceiling blinds and double French doors into the garden.
There are two other reception rooms being the dining room and the study. The latter could also serve as a 5th bedroom if needed.
The kitchen has a range of fitted units and appliances including an oven, hob and also an oil fired Esse cooker range. Off this room is a utility room with further cupboards and work surface together with space and plumbing for a washing machine. A door leads into an outer porch which houses the boiler and a water cylinder heated by the solar thermal panels.
On the first floor are the landing (with a linen cupboard), four bedrooms bathroom and en suite bathroom which has a bath and a shower. The main bedroom has fitted wardrobes and the en suite with a shower and basin and wc. The family bathroom has a bath, shower, handbasin and wc.
A drive leads into the property and to an ample parking area flanked by the house, gardens and a substantial double garage with an adjacent workshop. The garage has electric up and over doors and at the rear is a log store.
The property has a very pleasant garden with a lawn, flower and shrub beds and vegetable area.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil central heating (underfloor) plus solar heated water and PV panels which were installed in 2010 and produce a healthy Feed in Tariff. In about the last 12 months, the FIT has amounted to about £1800. The panels have a life of about 20 years, leaving 9 years outstanding which could produce about £16,000 in that period.
Freehold. An excellent EPC at 91 Band C. Council,Tax Band F.
From Wedmore go up Church Street with the Church on the right. Take the first right. Pass the Golf Club. Pass the Windmill and take the next left. At the T junction turn right. Take the second left after a short distance and Halycon House is the first house on the left with entrance off Back Lane.
About the area
CHAPEL ALLERTON with its neighbouring village of Stone Allerton, is affectionately referred to locally as "The Allertons". The two provide a friendly active community ,including a welcoming Parish Church and a popular inn, The Wheatsheaf, selling own smoked food and local produce. Nearby are the villages and small towns of Wedmore, Axbridge, Cheddar and Winscombe.
The Saxon village of Wedmore is a delightful and extremely active centre and in many ways is an archetype of an English village.
There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, a general store/newsagent, post office, butchers, chemist, various other interesting shops, plus pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. There is a wide range of cultural and sporting clubs and societies. Swimming pools at both Cheddar & Wells; Sailing & Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Badgworth Equestrian Centre: Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course; Floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts; Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Green;, Football and Cricket clubs.
Wells & communications
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. Castle Cary, a mainline station is about 20 miles whilst 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, Kings of Wessex Upper School, Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot and Millfield.
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