TAMARISK EAST HORRINGTON, WELLS BA5 3DP
Wells 1½ miles, Castle Cary Rail Station 12 miles, Bath 18 miles, Bristol 21 miles
An absolutely delightful country cottage, improved to high contemporary standards and enjoying a pleasant and convenient situation in the small village just north east of Wells.
The cottage has excellent accommodation including a hall, cloakroom, 33 ft reception room(s), study,kitchen opening into a dining room, 2 bedrooms, shower room and an en suite bathroom.
Outside is a walled garden and plenty of parking space.
East Horrington is just out of Wells on a quiet country road and is just a few minutes drive from Wells. Tamarisk is situated at the approach into the village and the cottage stands quietly within a courtyard behind a stone wall and timber fence.
The extensive improvements have created a charming home which has good space and great comfort. The quality is evident on viewing with details including tiled floors in certain rooms, oak flooring, doors and skirting boards and well appointed bathrooms and kitchen. Also it has elecrtic underfloor heating on both the ground and first floors.
The part glazed double front doors open into a hall with a tiled floor and a cloak room with a basin and wc.
Also off the hall is a utility room with fitted units, a Belfast sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.
Beyond the hall is wonderful 33ft reception room with oak flooring, a stable door to the courtyard and a very efficient woodburner which gives a very cosy atmosphere.
The room is ideal as one large welcoming reception area but can easily be used as two rooms having a beautiful central staircase with oak with glass panels creating a partial visual division.
Off the room is a study and at the other end is the door into the kitchen and open plan dining room with a tiled floor throughout both rooms.
The kitchen is extremely well fitted with an extensive range of units, timber worktops, a 2 bowl sink unit, tiling and integrated appliances. These include a Leisure rangecooker, dishwasher, microwave and fridge.
The dining room has windows along 2 walls and a glazed roof which all combine to flood the cottage with sunlight.
The first floor landing and rooms have vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. The master bedroom is very light and airy with a window and a velux. It has an en suite bathroom with a tiled floor, part tiled walls, a large linen cupboard, hand basin, wc and a double ended bath with central taps.
The second bedroom is equally light also having windows and a velux.
The shower room has a tiled floor, part tiled walls, hand basin, wc and a shower cubicle.
Outside there's a paved courtyard bounded the cottage and stone walls and has well stocked raised flower beds. Steps rise to a further garden area with flower beds, a timber garden shed and a gate to the parking ara (which could be extended if required).
About the area
The small village of East Horrington lies in the lee of the beautiful Mendip Hills, 1½ miles east of the Cathedral City of Wells and about 18 miles and 21 miles south from Bath and Bristol respectively. Glastonbury and Street are even closer being about 8 and 10 miles south.
There is easy access from East Horrington to good communications with the A37 nearby, a fast speed train services from Castle Cary to London Paddington 12 miles to the south and Bristol Airport is about 18 miles away.
Wells is the smallest city in England with a population about 11,000 and with many medieval buildings including its beautiful Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace. The city has local markets twice a week, a busy local shopping centre and a broad and vibrant range of societies and activities. The area also has a good number of excellent State & Private schools including Wells Blue School, Wells Cathedral School, Downside, All Hallows and Millfield.
From our office continue along Priory Road and at the junction turn right. Continue to the traffic lights, straight through, continue (pass petrol station) to a mini roundabout, turn left, continue past Waitrose, turn right at the lights. Continue to next lights, turn right, at the mini roundabout turn left into The Liberty. Turn left by the Fountain Inn, continue along St Thomas Street, pass the church and continue through to the end of Bath Road and there is a right turn signposted Wells Golf Club. Take this right turn and continue up the hill. Tamarisk is on the left a few hundred yards before the crossroads in East Horrington.
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