GOGSHAM, SAND ROAD, WEDMORE BS28 4XQ
Gogsham is a roomy house with lots of character, fabulous views useful outbuildings and absolutely delightful gardens.
The house includes a hall, a 25 ft. plus sitting and dining room, snug, study, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, store, utility area, rear porch, 4/5 bedrooms, bathroom and shower room.
Outside are plenty of flexible outbuildings, lots of parking space, a summerhouse and this wonderful mature garden. In all around half an acre.
Sand is a small hamlet under a mile from the centre of Wedmore which is within a short drive, and indeed within walking distance, on a quiet country lane.
Gogsham stands back from the lane with a driveway leading in to a large parking area. The house faces south and is a handsome building with stone and rendered elevations under a tiled roof with gabled windows and porch. Dating back to the early 19th century there's lots of great living space and bags of character. Most of the rooms have a double aspect and the house is flooded with sunlight.
The large front hall opens into an open plan sitting and dining room measuring over 25 ft. Here there are a wood burning stove and a door to the south facing terrace. Leading off is the kitchen/breakfast room which is well fitted with units and appliances including a large range cooker. There's also plenty of room for a table and chairs and doors lead to an inner hall and a conservatory which overlooks the fabulous garden.
The inner hall has a cloakroom (basin & wc( and opens to a utility area with a sink unit and space for a washing machine etc. Next to it is a study with a door to the outer porch and a door into a store room.
Finally on the ground floor is a snug with a tiled fireplace and another door back to the reception hall.
There are two staircases to the first floor. The staircase from the hall leads to a landing with two neat fitted cupboards. Off this landing is a good sized bedroom (with storage areas under eaves) and en suite shower room. This has wall tiling, hand basin wc and a shower.
A staircase from the dining room lead up to the landing and a door to the right opens into the master bedroom suite which has a large bedroom and a dressing room area with patio doors to the balcony. Also off this landing are a childs' bedroom, a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes with wonderful views and a bathroom with part tiled walls, linen cupboard, hand basin, wc and bath with a full tiled surround and an electric shower.
Double gates open onto a drive which leads into a large gravelled area to the side of the house which provided extensive parking. This is flanked by a garage and behind is an open fronted garage/store. Further back is a timber workshop about 36 ft.x 12ft. with electricity and adjacent water harvesting tanks.
The house stands in the midst of beautifully landscaped gardens which must be seen to be appreciated. There are lawns, herbaceous borders, mature trees and shrubs, a small orchard area, soft fruit and vegetable areas, a chicken run, sunny and shaded terraces, a lily pond, rose arches, trellis work with climbing plants and not least a south facing summerhouse.
Freehold. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Double glazing.
Heating with modern electric radiators and a back boiler in the wood burning stove in the sitting room.
PV panels producing a monthly credit at certain times of the year.
About the area
The Saxon village of Wedmore has existed for well over a thousand years and is delightful and extremely active centre. There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, interesting and varied shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher, chemist etc. together with others usually only found in larger county towns, plus pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. There is a wide range of clubs and societies, cultural and sporting. Most sports activities are catered for in the area. Swimming pools at both Cheddar and Wells; Sailing and Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course; In addition there are floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts, Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Greens and a Children’s Play Area.
The Cathedral City of Wells is about 7 miles away and provides a further range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. Big City shopping centres are available at Taunton, Bath, Bristol and The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (each approximately 25 miles away).
Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 - 10 minutes) connecting to M4 (J16). A Local train service from Highbridge (7 miles) links with the Intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately 11/2 hours. Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away and there are local buses and taxis.
The property is in the catchment area for several fine schools including Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexeys Middle School and Kings of Wessex Upper School. There are also Independent schools including Wells Cathedral School, Millfield in Street, Taunton School, King’s Bruton, Sidcot and Downside in Oakhill and numerous schools in Bristol and Bath.
From our office go up Church Street and take the first left. Continue to the mini roundabout and take the right turn into Sand Road. Stay on this road out of Wedmore and at the T junction turn left.
Gogshaw is a few hundred yards along on the left hand side.
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