YEW TREE FARM POLSHAM, WELLS, BA5 1 RP
Away from the main road and between Wells and Glastonbury with both about 3 miles distant.
A charming property enjoying an excellent location in easy reach of Wells and Glastonbury.
and comprising a period house with mature gardens, outbuildings, stabling and about 5 acres.
The house is deceptively spacious with generous accommodation of great character and appeal with 4 reception rooms, a farmhouse style kitchen, 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Plenty of parking and mature gardens.
The adjacent land totals around 5 acres.
Polsham is a hamlet about 3 miles south of Wells and about the same distance north of Glastonbury. Yew Tree Farm is away from the main road being approached from a quiet country road which leads to Godney and accessible countryside.
Yew Tree Farm is a substantial period village house set in a peaceful situation overlooking beautiful Somerset countryside and splendid views of Glastonbury Tor.
An award winning architect designed the enlargement of the house which has generous accommodation (about 4,000 sq.ft.). The current owners have made many sympathetic improvements to the property to create a warm and inviting family house. Works include solid oak flooring, newly fitted wood burning stove in the drawing room and all new high quality bathrooms.
On entering the galleried entrance hall you immediately appreciate its style and character of the property. The high ceilings and natural light and attractive windows are truly inviting.
The accommodation flows extremely well and comprises an open porch, the galleried hall with staircase and cloakroom. Glazed doors open into the drawing room with an open fireplace with a newly fitted wood burning stove. There are further French doors which lead to a sunroom which in turn leads to the rear garden. The play room and music room are double aspect and also approached from the hall. At the far end of the house you will find the library/study which has a second staircase and a door through to a small glass conservatory. Also leading off the main hall is the well proportioned kitchen with an oil fired Aga, there are ample fitted kitchen cupboards and a walk in pantry. Beyond is a spacious laundry room, boot/utility room with door leading to the garden.
The attractive main staircase leads to a large generous galleried landing. The generous master bedroom with en-suite shower room is approached through its dressing room with wardrobes and cupboards. There are another five bedrooms and two additional bathrooms. There is also a second staircase at the far end of the house.
There is a discrete entrance drive from the north shaded by a mature horse chestnut and a drive leads to the house and beyond to the buildings. On the east side of the house are very pleasant mature gardens which enjoys wonderful views across open countryside.
Yew Tree Farm was the founding base of a carriage driving group for the disabled and has extensive buildings which include a large American style barn with lean-tos and Yorkshire boarding, stores, boot room and various stabling with ample loose boxes, tack room and feed stores. In all the buildings provide around 4,000sq.ft. There is also a small menage.
The property includes two fields of mainly level lying pasture and totals about five acres.
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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