CHIMES BRUTON ROAD, EVERCREECH, SOMERSET BA4 6HY
Believed to be the oldest house in the village! Chimes is a splendid character cottage overlooking the church in the centre of Evercreech, a very popular village close to Bruton and Castle Cary.
The accommodation has been updated extensively, making the most of the endless charm; the rooms include a sitting room, dining room, ground floor bathroom and two double bedrooms.
There is readily available on street parking and a delightful walled garden with complete privacy to the rear.
Evercreech is just under a mile from the nearest main road (A371) and is a popular village with a school, a beautiful church, good pubs, a pharmacy, a general store with a post office and a very active, friendly community.
As you’d expect being one of, if not, the oldest house in the village, the property is Grade II listed and has many beautiful period features to justify this.
Chimes has handsome local stone elevations under a tiled roof, set back from the village road behind a low stone wall. The front door enters directly into the sitting room where there are many character features including exposed stonework, a ceiling beam, window seat and a fireplace with timber lintel. Flagstone floors continue through to the dining room which also has a fireplace and ceiling beams.
The kitchen is located at the back of the house looking out to the pretty rear garden. Internally, in addition to the good array of fitted units there is a pantry cum utility cupboard and space for both a washing machine and a gas range cooker. A rear door leads out to the garden.
The bathroom is located on the ground floor and is well appointed, having a bath with overhead shower, basin, w/c and white wall tiles.
Upstairs there are two excellent double bedrooms, the master having a dual aspect with views over both the garden and the church.
To the rear of the house is the lovely walled rear garden. Mainly laid to lawn with a gravelled seating area just outside the kitchen, this is a delightful spot in which to enjoy the sun. It enjoys complete privacy indeed security.
Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage. Council tax band B.
About the area
Evercreech is pleasantly situated in beautiful countryside away from but in easy reach of major roads. It's an increasingly popular village having a good range of amenities including a fine church, primary school, surgery, pub, store & post office and a number of other small businesses. In addition, it's a very friendly and very active community with a varied range of social, sporting and cultural organisations. For more information see www.evercreech.org.uk. Wells and the nearby towns of Bruton, Castle Cary, Street, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet are all within a short drive and offer a wide range of facilities.
Bath, Bristol and Yeovil are in commuting distance and the A303 is a few miles south on the A37. Within 5 miles at Castle Cary is a main line station to London Paddington (100 minutes). There are many excellent state and independent schools nearby including Strode College, Crispin, St Dunstans, Wells Blue School, Wells Cathedral School, Millfield and the Bruton schools.
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