MOWBARTON WELLESLEY PARK, DULCOTE, WELLS, BA5 3QB
A stylish single storey barn conversion within the highly regarded Wellesley Park estate with an open outlook across landscaped gardens and meadows.
The barn has a contemporary feel with easily managed accommodation and is positioned within 17.5 acres of beautiful countryside and grounds with exclusive amenities including a spa with heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym, library and tennis court.
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 twice weekly local markets, 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 (including Waitrose) on the edge of the City.
The major towns of the area, Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. There are excellent state and independent schools in the area which include several good primary schools, All Hallows, Wells Blue School, Strode College, Wells Cathedral School, Downside and Millfield School. Main line trains run from Castle Cary, a 25 minutes drive. Bristol International Airport is 35 minutes drive away.
Wellesley Park is unique creation just under 2 miles from Wells and in a most beautiful secluded rural and tranquil setting. The development consists of just 18 properties with 15 of them being developed from the old farmhouse and surrounding barns. They have been sympathetically and skillfully designed to retain all the character and charm whilst providing excellent quality. These stylish contemporary homes have been built and equipped to high standards.
About the Property
Mowbarton faces south across landscaped gardens and meadows and has its own private garden. The barn, formerly the show home of this development is particularly well appointed with underfloor heating throughout; each room has a programmable LCD wall thermostat. A home technology package features built-in ceiling speakers allowing music, TV and radio to be zoned throughout the barn. There is individualised mood lighting system and gas central heating.
The open plan living room has full height oak and glazed windows in the dining and sitting area looking out onto the private garden that wraps around the easterly and southerly sides of the barn. The kitchen area is well appointed with integrated Neff appliances – twin double ovens, combination microwave/oven, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine fridge, washing machine/tumble dryer and induction hob. There are three double bedrooms all with built-in wardrobes and the master bedroom having an en suite shower room. The bathroom is fully tiled, has a bath with shower over, wash hand basin and wc.
The garden wraps around the property, has light, power and a water tap and is surrounded with mature evergreen shrubs. A paved terrace gives plenty of space for al fresco dining and relaxation. The property also includes a 10 x 8ft. storage unit with light and power.
Tenure and Charges
The freehold of Wellesley Park is held by the owners of the properties.
The freehold of the entire Wellesley Park estate is owned by the house owners who have set a current monthly service charge of £398.
Ground rent is £250 per annum payable in October.
The annual service charge offers the following benefits to all residents:
• Full use of the tennis court, Spa and all leisure facilities
• Exterior property maintenance and window cleaning
• Full maintenance of private gardens
• Grounds maintenance of all communal and car parking areas
• Secure gated access
• External lighting to driveway and pedestrian areas
• Buildings insurance
• Sewage treatment and drainage
• Satellite distribution (subscription at owners discretion)
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Leave Wells on the A371 towards Croscombe. After approximately 1 mile take the right hand turn. Follow this lane for about ½ mile then turn left. Wellesley Park is on the left hand side, there are two entrances, take the first.