THE COTTAGE, LITTLEMOOR, MARK, Nr. WEDMORE, TA9 4NL
Mark under 2 miles, Wedmore 4 miles, Glastonbury 9 miles, Wells 12 miles, , Taunton 24 miles, Bristol 26 miles. All approx
A very roomy and comfortable country property within a short drive of the villages of Mark and Wedmore.
The Cottage has lots of good living space, bags of character, excellent outbuildings and a large garden of about three quarters of an acre.
The accommodation includes a hall, a farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room/living room, a sitting room/dining room, snug, family room, utility room, four bedrooms and three bath or shower rooms.
Outside is a large garage with an internal office, a barn and plenty of parking space together with well landscaped gardens.
About the property
The cottage stands in a very quiet rural area with practically no through traffic, in easy reach of the ever-popular village of Wedmore and with good access to the surrounding towns.
It's a period building, which has being extended and brought up to contemporary standards in recent years and has double glazing and central heating. Other appealing features include parquet flooring, exposed stonework, ceiling beams and pine doors and floorboards.
The front door opens into a spacious hall which has a parquet floor, the staircase and doors to several rooms.
The first is a snug which has a wood burning stove and a shelved alcove.
To the right of the hall is a side hall with coat and boot space and a door into the shower room. This has a tiled floor, hand basin, wc and tiled shower cubicle.
Returning to the hall a door leads into the kitchen/dining room which is the heart of the house. There are plenty of fitted units and work surfaces, a double Butlers sink, a Rayburn Royal cooker range, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, and an integrated oven and hob. There's also plenty of space for a table and chairs.
Off the kitchen is the utility room with a sink unit, work surface, wall cupboards, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer and the oil fired central heating boiler. In addition to the boiler the Rayburn also supports the hot water stystem and a radiator.
From the utility room a door leads into a family room which has a ladder staircase to a first floor storage area (or playroom) with velux light and flooring.
The cottage has another great living area which is the sitting and dining room which is approached by glazed double doors from the kitchen. It has an oak parquet floor and is light and airy having windows to 3 sides and double french doors to the garden. This makes it an ideal summer living area and is equally appealing in other seasons having a wood burning stove.
The staircase in the hall leads to the first floor landing and 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Two of the main bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and each has a door into a shower room. This enables the shower room to be en suite with whichever bedroom is appropriate.
There are two other bedrooms and the family bathroom which has a corner oval jacuzzi bath.
The Cottage is avery liveable home and outside there is a very pretty landscaped garden and extremely useful buildings.
The french doors in the sitting room open to the gardens with a large paved terrace, flower beds, a lawn, shrubs, ornamental trees and a substantial garden shed for a mower etc.
This area is bounded by post and rail fencing with a further large lawn beyond
with a small copse, orchard area and pond. There's also a vegetable garden with a polytunnel and cultivated vegetable beds.
To the side of the house is a large garage building which includes an office and also has a rear log store The building has a work pit, power and light
Close by is a large 50 ft. steel portal frame barn with Yorkshire boarding with an adjacent gravelled yard providing plenty of parking for a good number of vehicles.
The surrounding area
The nearest village is Mark with an active and friendly community. There are a couple of good pubs, a post office and stores, Church, a busy village hall and various local societies and clubs. Excellent state schools include Mark First School, Hugh Sexey Middle School in Blackford and the Kings of Wessex School in Cheddar. There are also well respected independent schools within the area including Millfield, Wells Cathedral and Sidcot.
The Saxon village of Wedmore lies a few miles east and is a delightful and extremely active centre and in many ways is an archetype of an English village.
There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, a general store/newsagent, post office, butchers, chemist, various other interesting shops, plus pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. There is a wide range of cultural and sporting clubs and societies. Swimming pools at both Cheddar & Wells; Sailing & Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Badgworth Equestrian Centre: Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course; Floodlit Astroturf
Tennis Courts; Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Green;, Football and Cricket clubs.
The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 13 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. City shopping centres are available at Taunton (21 miles) and Bath and Bristol (each approx. 32 miles). Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 being 3 miles) connecting to M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (4 miles) links with the intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately one and a half hours. Castle Cary, a mainline station, is about 25 miles whilst Bristol International Airport is 17 miles away.?
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