Killens are delighted to offer for sale, a well-proportioned detached three bedroom house situated within the sought-after Mendip village of Oakhill. This fascinating property is well presented throughout, offering an abundance of character and charm and really must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
With accommodation arranged over three floors, the property is approached via a very grand pillared entrance porch with front door opening to a large entrance hall. From here, doors open to the Kitchen / Breakfast room and to the Intergral Garage. Stairs rise to the first floor Landing. The Kitchen is well fitted with a range of matching floor and wall units and has space for a breakfast table and chairs, if desired. There is room for an under the counter fridge and the kitchen also benefits from a built in oven with gas hob and extractor hood over. A door opens to the Utility Room which has space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and a large fridge / freezer. A door opens from here to the lane behind the property. Adjoining the Kitchen is the Dining Room however this room could equally be used as a bedroom or home office. In addition, the property also has a Shower Room on the ground floor, with shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin.
On the first floor there is a large landing area with doors opening to two bedrooms; both doubles. Glazed doors open to a large L shaped Living Room; a fabulous space, double aspect with stone fireplace and exposed ceiling timbers. The large family bathroom has doors opening from both the landing and from the master bedroom and features a roll top bath with low level WC and wash hand basin.
To the second floor is the third bedroom with door opening to the roof terrace.
The pretty village of Oakhill lies in a picturesque valley to the east of the Mendip Hills. Everyday needs are well catered for, with a doctors’ surgery, village hall, church and public house. Like many Mendip villages it has an active community. The village lies between the Georgian city of Bath, well known for its Roman Baths and architecture and the historic Cathedral city of Wells. Twice weekly markets are held locally in Wells and Shepton Mallet. Bath is 16 miles away, and Bristol, with its mainline rail service to London Paddington and M4 access is 18 miles. Castle Cary station is also close by. Bristol International Airport is 19 miles away. There is a daily National Express coach service to and from Heathrow and London Victoria from the bus stop opposite the school.
There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wells Blue School, Wells Cathedral School,Millfield, Downside and All Hallows plus those in nearby Bruton and Bristol and Bath.
The property is also within walking distance of Oakhill Primary School. The area is popular for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells Shepton Mallet and Bath. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by.
Mains gas, mains electricity, mains drainage
Strictly by appointment with Killens Estate Agents in Wells
Entering the village of Oakhill from Shepton Mallet, proceed along the A367. Pass the Oakhill Inn on the right hand side and then turn immediately left onto the High Street. Follow the High Street for around one hundred yards and The Old Dovecote will be found on the left hand side.