THE COACH HOUSE, NEW STREET, WELLS, BA5 2LQ
Under the instructions of Wells Cathedral School.
A Grade ll listed property of great character and charm in a super location in the heart of historic Wells and in easy reach of the centre.
Accommodation includes a hall, large sitting room, kitchen/dining room, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. Gas central heating.
Two walled courtyards one with potential parking.
New Street is the northern approach into Wells from the Mendip Hills and is a popular residential area mainly comprising good quality houses and various parts of Wells Cathedral School.
Originally a coach house of the adjacent Georgian House (also available for sale) the building is Grade ll listed and retains some of its original fixtures. The property has recently been used as music rooms but still has residential additions
The Coach House is a handsome stone building under a triple roll clay tiled roof. It has twin gables with a central valley and faces south into one of its cobbled courtyards. Internally the accommodation is a little eccentric, charming and provides plenty of good living space.
The front door opens into a hall with brick and timber walling, the staircase and an understairs cupboard. To the left is the sitting room which has a large south facing window, ceiling beams and a Jotul wood burning stove. On the opposite side of the hall is the kitchen and dining room which displays its origins as stalls and loosebox with timber panelling and a kitchen area with a sink unit and cupboards.
On the first floor are two large bedrooms and a bathroom.
At the front of the house is a cobbled courtyard which would provide a parking space. There is also a second courtyard providing a very private outside area.
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.