Set in a wonderful location, this property benefits from peace and seclusion, with most rooms having super views of the gardens and to the woodland beyond. The rooms to the front of the cottage all have stunning views over open farmland.
The front door opens to an entrance porch, with an internal door opening to the Dining Room. Featuring a stone fireplace with a stone hearth, stairs rise to the first floor and doors open to the Kitchen and the Sitting Room. The Sitting Room is situated at the front of the cottage and again features an open fireplace with brick surround and stone hearth. The Kitchen is light and bright; double aspect with windows overlooking the rear garden. Fitted with a range of modern units, there is space and plumbing for washing machine and space for an electric cooker. A door opens to a Larder/Utility Space and a hallway leads to the Cloakroom and to the 19ft x 15ft Living Room at the back of the cottage. A door also opens giving access to a storage area which then has a door opening to the Double Garage. Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms, including the master with en-suite bathroom.
Minories Cottage is set in grounds of around 1.6 acres and has extensive gardens; mainly laid to lawn, very private and enclosed by fencing. To each side of the property is an area of woodland, which gives a wonderful feeling of privacy and seclusion. To both sides the woodland, with a variety of trees and English woodland flora. is fenced with a gated entrance.
A gravelled driveway provides off road parking for a number of cars and there is a Large Double Garage that can also be accessed internally from the cottage. From the front garden, there are stunning views over neighbouring farmland.
This is a fantastic spot for anyone who enjoys country walks. The property is set within an area of outstanding natural beauty, very rural and picturesque. Though there is a real feeling of peace and seclusion, the City of Wells is only 5 miles distant.
Priddy is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is nestled on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, approximately 5 miles north west of Wells. Priddy has a very poplar public house and the village green is the centre of many events throughout the year, one of which is an annual three-day Prlddy Folk Festival in July. The village church dates from 1352, and there is a village hall, farm shop and thriving village school. A bus service runs each day to the The Blue School in Wells, and the area has many independent schools nearby including Wells Cathedral School, Downside, Allhallows, Sidcot and Millfield.
This part of the Mendips and surrounding area is well known for caving, gliding at Mendip gliding in Draycott, cycling, golf at nearby Wells, sailing on the Chew Valley lakes horse riding and extensive walks, with Ebbor Gorge and Deerleap within walking distance .
The Cathedral city of Wells offers a wide selection of shopping facilities including an artisan market every Wednesday and Saturday in the Market Square, a cinema and choice of restaurants including the award winning "Goodfellows" and pubs. The Wells Literature Festival takes place each year along with the Wells Food Festival. At the heart of the City is the medieval cathedral, Bishops Palace and Vicar's Close (reputed to be the oldest surviving residential street in Europe).
Priddy is easily accessed from all directions, with Bristol and Bath being within commuting distance. Bristol International Airport is 14 miles away, Bristol Temple Meads for trains to London is 16 miles and Castle Cary Station is 30 minutes away.
Mains electricity, Private drainage, Oil fired central heating
Proceed out of Wells on the A39 towards Bristol. Follow this road for about three miles, passing the Mendip Aerial Mast, on the left. Take the next turning on the left signposted 'Priddy'. Travel along this road for a couple of miles and the property will be found on the right hand side, identified by our For Sale board.
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.