72 WAND ROAD, WELLS, BA5 1WD
An exceptional house in a very pleasant residential area on the outskirts of Wells and within close walking distance of the city centre. Kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room, office, utility, 4 bedrooms, bathroom and an en suite shower room. Double Garage and enclosed landscaped rear garden.
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 and Millfield School.
Wells is a transport hub for bus services, including daily services to London. Main line trains run from Castle Cary and Highbridge, both 25 minutes drive. Bristol International Airport is 35 minutes drive away.
Wand Road is within the popular and very pleasant Bishops Brook, a residential area on the southern outskirts of Wells, just off the Glastonbury Road.
It is within a short walk of a doctors surgery, pharmacy, supermarket, bus stop and close walking distance of Wells High street, Market Place and Cathedral.
About the property
This detached house has been completed and appointed to high standards. Built just over 3 years ago, the property has the remainder of an NHBC 10 year guarantee. The house is a handsome building with its excellent and well-appointed accommodation. It has double glazing and gas central heating, ‘Amtico’ flooring throughout the kitchen, utility, office, cloakroom and bathrooms along with carpets in all other rooms.
The immaculately presented accommodation is spacious, light and airy throughout. The house has been very much cared for by the present owners who have added some nice extras including a wonderfully fitted dressing area to one of the bedrooms along with bespoke blinds in most of the rooms.
The property is adjacent to a tree-lined brook which emanates from the Bishop’s Palace and gives the area its name and unique character, there are views from many of the windows across this lovely feature.
Number 72 is a splendid home which will be evident upon viewing.
The accommodation includes a hall with staircase and under stair cupboard and a cloakroom with hand basin and wc. The light and bright double aspect sitting room has a window overlooking the garden and French doors that open out onto the paved terrace in the garden.
The well fitted kitchen has a stylish breakfast bar and there is space for a breakfast table and chairs. French doors open out onto a paved area within the garden. There is a good range of wall and floor cupboards with a 1 ½ bowl sink. Fitted appliances include a double oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. A door from the kitchen leads to the utility room, again fitted with wall and floor cupboards, stainless steel sink, wall mounted gas boiler and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door from the utility leads onto a paved area in the garden. The dining room has a bay window as does the spacious office.
The stairway that leads to the first floor has a large window on the turn that floods the stairs and landing area with plenty of natural light. In the hallway is an airing cupboard with the hot water cylinder.
The dual aspect and impressive master bedroom opens to a dressing room that is conveniently fitted with two sets of wardrobes with full length sliding mirrored doors, behind which is plenty of hanging and storage space. A door from the bedroom leads to the smart en suite shower room with a shower, hand basin, wc and heated towel rail, shaver socket and extractor fan.
There are 3 further double bedrooms, one currently being used as an additional dressing room with a fabulous range of built in wardrobes and storage. The family bathroom has been fitted with a bath with a shower over, hand basin, wc, heated towel rail, shaver socket and extractor fan.
A block paved driveway leads to the double garage with electric, light and twin up and over doors. A door at the rear of the garage leads into the garden.
Number 72 is set back from the road with a section of front garden bounded by stylish metal railings with planting behind of a variety of shrubs. A paved pathway leads to an iron gate set into a low stone wall and through into a further garden where the pathway, flanked by lawns, takes you to the front door.
The fully enclosed and mainly walled rear garden has been tastefully landscaped with two separate paved areas. These are perfectly positioned for seating and al fresco dining in the sunshine at different times of the day. The immaculate lawn has carefully positioned borders that are planted with a variety of shrubs, herbaceous and climbing plants. A pedestrian gate leads to the parking and garage area.
From the Wells direction take the A39 Glastonbury Road towards Glastonbury. Take the first left into Wand Road and follow to where the road forks. Take the right fork over the bridge and number 72 is directly in front of you.
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