46a PORTWAY CATHEDRAL CITY OF WELLS, BA4 2BN
A comfortable and appealing 4 bedroom house in a great location in a good residential are within a short walk of the centre of Wells.
Extended in recent years the accommodation is a good size being towards 1,900 sq.ft. (excluding the garage). It includes a hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, study (or ground floor bedroom), a large kitchen & breakfast room, utility room, and on the first floor 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor are a washroom (wc & basin) and a large bedroom
The property has an integral garage, ample parking and a good mature garden.
Portway is a popular area on the approach into wells from the Cheddar and Wedmore roads. No. 46a stands back from the roadway within its own gardens.
The front door opens into the hall which has a large cupboard and a cloakroom with a hand basin and wc. The sitting room is attractive and a good size being about 16 ft with a bay window, picture rail and a pretty fireplace with an inset gas fire. Off the sitting room is a study which could be used as a bedroom if required as such.
There's a separate dining room (which could also be used as a bedroom) adjacent to the large open plan kitchen & breakfast room. This room is the heart of the house and is very roomy being nearly 21ft. It has a good range of units, a range cooker and plenty of space for a table and chairs. The room is also very light and airy having a double aspect with double french doors to the garden.
Adjacent is a utility room and a useful side porch
On the first floor is a landing, 3 double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes and a family shower room with a hand basin, shower and wc.
On the second floor is a large bedroom with a washroom with a basin and wc.
The property has the benefit of an integral garage with an internal door to the hall.
The house stands well back from the roadway behind a brick wall and a mature hedge with a 5 bar field gate leading onto a large drive are with space for several cars.
At the back of the house is a terrace with steps to a well fenced lawned garden with flower and shrub beds.
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.