Killens are delighted to offer for sale this three bedroom character cottage, situated in the heart of Wells and offering easy access to the City's amenities. Well loved by the current owner, the property is immaculately presented and offers accommodation comprising: three bedrooms, two reception rooms, bathroom, Kitchen and Utility with downstairs WC.
Inside, the front door opens to an Entrance Hall with a lovely decorative tiled floor. Stairs rise to the first floor and a door opens to the Sitting Room with feature fireplace and window seat. From the Hall a door also opens to the Dining Room which has a fabulous stone fireplace and again also features a window seat as well as an understairs cupboard. The Kitchen is fitted with a range of modern units and has space for an under-counter refridgerator and space for a gas cooker. A door opens from here to the Utility area which has space and plumbing for a washing machine and there is a small wash hand basin and a door to the Cloakroom. From the back door, steps rise to the rear garden.
Upstairs, the landing area has doors opening to each of the bedrooms and the bathroom. The Main bedroom is double aspect and has plenty of built in wardrobe space as well as a window seat and exposed ceiling timbers. The second bedroom has a lovely decorative fireplace and again has a built in cupboard and a window seat. The third bedroom is a large single with a windows overlooking the rear garden and the bathroom is fitted with a matching white suite.
A particular feature of the property is the south facing rear garden. Fully enclosed and very private, the garden has been designed with ease of maintenance in mind and provides a lovely space for entertaining friends and family. The garden is mainly paved with areas of gravel and artificial grass and is wells stocked with plants, shrubs and trees, including a wonderful Pear Tree.
Pear Tree Cottage is situated Centrally in the historic cathedral city of Wells. Wells is the smallest city in England and offers a range of shopping facilities including a high proportion of independent shops and boutiques, banks, restaurants, public houses, cinema and churches. The stunning market square holds a farmer’s market on Wednesday and Saturday.
The nearby Georgian city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also within good commuting distance, while Castle Cary Station with links to London Paddington and Exeter is a 12 mile drive away. Bristol International Airport is 17 miles away.
There are excellent schools in Wells and the surrounding area including highly regarded primary schools in Wells, the extremely sought after Wells Blue secondary school, Wells Cathedral School, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking, cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells and Shepton Mallet. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.
On foot, from our offices in Wells, proceed to the the top of Sadler Street and turn left into Chamberlain Street. Follow the road along, past the mini roundabout and the petrol filling station and then turn right into Portway. Pear Tree Cottage (no. 65 Portway) will be found after around 200 yards, on the left hand side and can be identified by our for sale board,.
Mains Gas, Mains Drainage,
Strictly by appointment with Killens Estate Agents
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.