The property is approached along a quiet lane, with a tarmacadam drive leading up to the front door.
Accommodation is arranged over three floors. The ground floor comprises entrance hall with stairs to the first floor, bathroom with modern white suite, Kitchen, well fitted with modern units and a Sitting Room with feature fireplace and a window with meadow views. There is potential to extend to the side of the cottage, subject to obtaining planning permission.
Upstairs, the landing has doors opening to the two first floor bedrooms, both with super views to the adjoining land and stairs rise to the second floor, to another bedroom with exposed ceiling timbers. The property has double glazed windows and gas fired central heating.
The cottage is tucked away, in a peaceful spot on the edge of town and away from passing traffic, yet is still within walking distance of the town’s amenities.
The driveway provides parking for two cars and a small terrace just outside the front door offers a pleasant space to sit.
There are around 3 acres of meadow adjoining the cottage, with access to the land via a pedestrian gate just below the driveway. At the top end of the meadow, another gate offers vehicular access, initially coming from Forum Lane with a right of way over a neighbouring field. The land would be ideal for keeping animals, with space to extend the garden and possibly to add further parking, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
The market town of Shepton Mallet provides everyday shopping facilities, including a local farmers market on Fridays. It is a thriving historic town and is home to the Kilver Court Shopping Village. Within walking distance is Collett Park which is attractive parkland with a large duck pond, play equipment and opportunities for natural play. Whitstone Secondary School is also within walking distance, as are the local primary schools.
Nearby, the cathedral city of Wells offers further amenities. The heritage city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also nearby. Mainline rail services to London Paddington and Exeter can be found at Castle Cary which is 8 miles away. Bristol International Airport is 20 miles away.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities including walking and cycling. There are leisure centres in Shepton Mallet, Wells and Glastonbury and golf courses at Farrington Gurney, Mendip and Wells, sailing at Chew Valley Lake and fishing at both Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes, as well as Horse Racing in Bath and Wincanton.
Mains water, mains drainage. gas central heating.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172
Travelling from Wells on the A371, pass through the village of Croscombe and into Shepton Mallet, passing Bowlish Primary School, on the right hand side. Drive up the hill and at the roundabout, turn left into Rectory Road and then left into Cats Ash. Drive down the hill and at the bottom, turn left into Draycott Road, Drive right to the end of the road and the property will be found on the right hand side.
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.