FLAT 4, 8 CHAMBERLAIN STREET, WELLS, BA5 2PF
An exceptional first floor apartment in a splendid Grade II listed Georgian property located in the centre of Wells and overlooking a delightful walled garden to the rear. The accommodation is full of character and includes an impressive reception room with views to the garden and countryside beyond, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The property also includes exclusive use of a good part of the walled garden and parking for one vehicle.
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 and Waitrose is within a 3 minute walk. 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.
Chamberlain Street is one of the most popular residential areas in Wells being within a short walk of the High Street, the Market Place and the Cathedral.
Number 8 is a terraced house with a classical Georgian appearance. Flat 4 has very well presented accommodation. It includes a hall, stunning sitting and dining room, kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom. Gas central heating.
The property has an entrance through a front door from Chamberlain Street with attractive Georgian portico to the entrance hall. There is a entry phone system and further door to an inner hallway that has stairs to the first floor and access to the garden at rear.
From the first floor landing a door leads to flat 4.
The entrance hallway has and entry phone, elm floor boards, a cloaks cupboard with shelving and a hanging rail. At the end of the hall is the lovely sitting room with two sash windows both with working shutters that overlook the gardens to the rear. A brick fireplace with wood burner gives a lovely focal point to the room. The flooring is stripped and has varnished floorboards.
The kitchen has an attractive range of bespoke wooden units with wooden work surfaces and Belfast sink, plumbing for built in dishwasher, fridge and washing machine. A window to the side has a window seat with useful storage under. There is also space for a small table and chairs.
On the left of the hall is bedroom one that has a very useful walk-in wardrobe, the gas boiler is also located here. Bedroom two has elm floorboards and a lovely panelled wall. The window in this room has some interesting etching written by one of the Parfitt family who resided in the house and is buried at Wells Cathedral – a lovely piece of history.
The bathroom has a window to side. It is fitted with a bath with a mixer shower and glass shower screen, hand basin and wc.
The private, part-walled rear garden extends to approximately 27m x 5m. It is laid to lawn lawn with well stocked mature borders. There is a wood store and shed.
Flat 4 has an allocated parking space. It is accessed from Lovers Walk.
From Our office, walk up to the high street and turn left and head up Union street. Walk to the top and turn right onto Chamberlain street. Number 8 is on the left hand side heading towards the junction of New Street/Sadler Street.
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