36 St. THOMAS STREET, CATHEDRAL CITY OF WELLS, BA5 2UX
A Georgian Grade ll listed townhouse in an excellent residential area within a short walk of the Cathedral. Roomy 4 bedroom accommodation with lots of living space. Delightful south facing courtyard garden and a double garage.
The ground floor includes a hall, cloakroom, sitting room and a "wow” kitchen & dining room. The first floor has 2 bedrooms and a bathroom (one bedroom currently used as a second sitting room). On the second floor are 2 further bedrooms and a shower room. In one of the bedrooms is a gallery area and store room (space for a mattress).
Gas central heating.
Beautiful courtyard garden. Double Garage.
St.Thomas Street is one of the oldest streets in Wells and lies just west of the Cathedral which is within easy walking distance as are many of the amenities of Wells including senior and junior schools. Close by are Tor Woods and the Cathedral fields with beautiful walks that link into a huge number of footpaths most of which are well away from roads.
No. 36 is a semi detached three storey Grade ll listed Georgian house with all the charm and character that brings. Over the years it has been sympathetically improved and has excellent, flexible accommodation with gas central heating.
The front door opens into a hall with flagstones, the staircase, an understairs store cupboard and a cloakroom with a tiled floor, hand basin and wc. There's also a back door to the garden.
The sitting room retains its original window shutters, a shelved alcove and a fireplace with an inset wood burning stove.
The kitchen/dining/living room
A door from the hall leads into the kitchen that has been beautifully and seamlessly extended with a dining room reaching into the garden.
The kitchen area has flagstones, beams, and a good range of fitted units with cupboards, a pull out larder, 2 bowl sink and Danish oiled solid oak work surfaces. Appliances include an integral dishwasher, fridge and freezer and a large range cooker with an extractor above.
The dining room area is a great living space having a dual aspect room with side windows, french doors and a sky light which all flood the room with sunlight. In addition it has a pitched ceiling with beams and an oak floor.
On the first floor are a landing, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. There’s space on the landing for a study area. The first bedroom has a fireplace and is currently used as a second sitting room. The second bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a window seat. The bathroom has a tiled floor, hand basin, wc and a bath.
The staircase continues to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms and a shower room.
One of the bedrooms has a high-pitched ceiling and staircase to a gallery with a storeroom. This area can be used as a playroom or study etc. and has space for a mattress. The storeroom houses the central heating boiler and water tank.
The shower room has tiled floor and walls, a hand basin, wc and shower cubicle.
The courtyard garden has a sunny, southerly aspect, is well designed and constructed for ease of maintenance with large slate flagstones bordered by shrub and flowerbeds. A pedestrian door leads to the lane and there is also a door into the large double garage, which has electric doors to the lane and is equipped with light and power and has plumbing facilities for a washing machine.
Please note the garden photos were taken several years ago. They are used for illustration and the area is fundamentally unchanged.
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, Downside, All Hallows and Millfield .
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.
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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, enter and continue along St Thomas Street and the house is on the right hand side.