ROSE COTTAGE CHEDDAR ROAD, EASTON, WELLS, BA5 1DZ
A lovely village house with an annexe, beautiful gardens and a convenient location just west of Wells below the Mendip Hills on the way to Cheddar.
The house has a quiet approach off a no-through lane and faces south into its mature and well landscaped garden. It includes a 26ft. sitting room, snug, dining room, fitted kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, 3 first floor bedrooms and a bathroom -plus- an adjoining annexe with a sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.
Outside the property has a garage, parking space for several cars and a sunny south facing well planted and tended cottage garden.
About the property
Easton is a small village just west of the Cathedral City of Wells. Rose Cottage lies to the south of Cheddar Road and is approached from a small no-through lane. The parking area is at the end of the garden and a pathway leads to the house which faces south and allows the windows to flood the house with sunlight.
The house is a period building with plenty of living space and bags of character. At the front is a porch which opens into the sizeable sitting room with beams, stonework, a staircase and a gas fired stove.
The next room is a comfortable snug with beams, a stone chimneybreast and a multi-fuel stove.
From the opposite side of the sitting room a door leads into the kitchen which has fitted units, sink unit, the gas boiler and appliances including a 5 ring gas hob, double oven and dishwasher.
Adjacent and partly separated by a brick partition is the dining room with a walk in store cupboard and another porch. Off the dining room is a utility room which has additional fitted units and a cloakroom. This has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier.
Upstairs the master bedroom has a dual aspect, beams, a Victorian fireplace and a hand basin.
There are two other bedrooms and a bathroom with a basin, wc, roll top bath and a large walk in shower. The airing cupboard with the cylinder is off the landing.
The annexe is adjoining the house and has its own external entrance from a shared terrace. The front door opens into a fitted kitchen with units, a breakfast bar and space for an oven, fridge and washing machine.
The sitting room adjoins and has double french doors to the garden terrace. Leading off is the double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and beyond is a bathroom with a basin, wc and a bath with a shower above.
The garage (6m x 4.36m) has a workshop, electricity and a 5 bar gate leading into a tarmac driveway with double tandem parking.
The gardens must be visited to be fully appreciated. There are mature trees including, cherry, fig, acers, beech, bay and holly together with lawns, herbaceous beds, flower and shrub borders, fruit trees, a vegetable area and two greenhouses. In addition there is a large sunny terrace on the south side of the house which is ideal for relaxation and al fresco dining. An added bonus is the garden is well fenced and is not overlooked.
The annexe has electric heaters, night storage heaters and an immersion heater for hot water.
Council Tax Bands
Main house D?and the Annexe A
All mains services?connected and Gas fired central heating and double glazing in the house. Doube glazing and Night storage heaters in the annexe.
Mendip District Council 0300 3038588 mendip.gov.uk
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.
From Wells take the A371 Cheddar Road. Pass through the village of Haybridge and into Easton. On the left hand side you will see a sign for Daniels Lane. Take this turning and park in front of the garage on the right.