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Between Wells, Bath & Frome Guide Price £595,000

Under Offer
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  • A country property in a wonderful setting
  • Very private.
  • Lots of flexible accommodation
  • Grounds of over an acre.
  • Additional land and a small lake available

A large Bungalow in a wonderful setting. Also available are land and a small lake


Wells 7 miles, Bath 13 miles, Bristol 18 miles, Castle Cary Rail Station 10 miles, Glastonbury 13 miles, Street 15 miles, Bruton 11 miles, Bristol Airport 17 miles.


Gales Court Bungalow stands in a beautiful quiet rural setting between Wells, Frome and Bath. It has a sheltered setting with very flexible accommodation of over 2,000 sq.ft. on two floors. Hall, cloakroom, 3 reception rooms, study, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an attic store. Outside are mature gardens of over an acre.

Also available

Also available at additional prices are a further house and about 5 acres including, rough woodland and a small lake.


Nettlebridge is a small hamlet with a handful of properties and some of the most beautiful countryside in Somerset. Close by is Harridge Woods Nature Reserve. Gales Court Bungalow enjoys a quiet, tucked away location but is in easy reach of all the surrounding towns and villages.


The property is accessed from a very quiet lane (with probably no through traffic) by a tarmac drive, sheltered and shaded by willow and beech trees. A field gate opens to a further tarmac drive flanked on the left by a post and rail fence with a meadow on the other side. About a hundred yards along the drive hundred yards there's a gate on the right to The Bungalow. The drive then continues, bounded to the north all the way from the entrance by the land) to a gateway to the neighbouring property which has a right of way over the drive.

The Bungalow

A gate leads off the approach drive and to the Bungalow which stands in lawned gardens. The accommodation is quite extensive and is very flexible lending itself easily to re-arrangement if required. It also has double glazing and gas central heating. The front door opens to a porch and the hall has a cloakroom with a basin and wc.


The hall leads to a dining room with a staircase and a door into the large 20 ft. sitting room having a triple aspect and doors to the garden. The kitchen has fitted units, work surfaces, sink unit, tiled splash backs, a cooker, hood and ch boiler. Also on the ground floor are a study, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. On the first floor are 3 further bedrooms and a large attic store with bags of scope.


The property has plenty of parking space, a double garage (with loft), a front lawn and a paved terrace. The remainder of the gardens include further lawns, wooded areas, shrubberies and a pond.

The Land and Lake (available at additional price)

The land totals over 5 acres acres and includes gently sloping pastureland in good heart. On the northern side is an absolutely charming small lake with a summerhouse (with jetty), all sheltered and protected by mature trees and bordered by a stream. On the eastern side of the meadow and separated from the field by a post and wire fence is a partly wooded area or plantation with a pathway which links from the drive to the lake area.

About the area

Oakhill is a quiet country village and nearby are several village schools, small shops, pubs and restaurants. The cities of Wells, Bath and Bristol are all very accessible and provide an extensive range of commercial, cultural and sporting activities to suit most needs. Bath and Bristol are large cities and are renowned for their events. Wells, the smallest city in England (12,00 people), throughout the year 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.


Also Babington House (7.9 miles), The Hauser & Wirth Gallery in Bruton (11 miles) and The Newt in Somerset (14 miles) are all within easy reach. On the sporting side there are numerous golf clubs, the property is within the Mendip Hunt country and both shooting and fishing are available locally. 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, Millfield and the various highly regarded schools in Bruton, Bath and Bristol.

Directions BA3 5AA

The Village of Oakhill is a mile or so off the A37 that runs northwards from the A303 to Bristol and Bath. Approaching Oakhill from the south pass the pub on the right hand side and continue on the A367 northwards and pass the primary school on the right hand side. When the road starts to go downhill continue for a quarter of a mile or so and take the first right fork. Continue past a cottage on the left hand side. Then continue down the hill and turn right into the first drive. Gales Court is then immediately on the right hand side.

Other points

EPC ratings. The Bungalow Band C72 The property is not listed.

Important Notice

Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise.


Interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property

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Name Location Type Distance
Nettlebridge Oakhill
Radstock BA3 5AA
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00003478