Well positioned, offering access to Wells, Frome and Shepton Mallet, this immaculately presented, detached family home boasts a semi-rural location, with panoramic countryside views.
The property features a large garage / workshop and extensive driveway parking, with a gated entrance and generous gardens. To the rear of the property are views over open farmland and to the front there is a lovely view over the recreation ground.
This is a deceptively spacious home, with accommodation over two floors; there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as two reception rooms, a kitchen / breakfast room, cloakroom and a conservatory. The first floor bedrooms both have large Velux windows, with super views and of particular interest to some, will be garage/workshop, which overall, measures around 35ft x 14ft.
Outside the property is approached through double gates and has a gravel driveway that allows parking for a number of cars. The front garden is walled with gates providing access to the rear of the property. Double doors open to the garage which is divided into two separate spaces, with the garage area to the front, and to the rear, a utility / workshop area with fitted units. There is also roof storage above.
There is pedestrian access into an enclosed courtyard which is used for growing vegetables in raised planters and to the rear garden. This is fully enclosed, mainly laid to lawn with mature herbaceous borders and a gravelled seating area. The side garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs.
The village of Cranmore is well positioned between Shepton Mallet and Frome and benefits from a pub, church and a village hall, as well as a recreation ground. The property is surrounded by open countryside and there are numerous walks and footpaths around the village that can be enjoyed. The village is on the Frome – Shepton Mallet bus route, as well as benefitting from services operated by local schools.
Nearby, the village of Doulting is home to St Aldhelm’s Primary School, with Whitstone Community School in Shepton Mallet and Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton, both well regarded. Overall, there is an excellent choice of schools locally, with Wells Blue secondary school, Wells Cathedral School, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield School, all within the local area.
There are a number of market towns within close proximity including Shepton Mallet and Frome, with the Catherdral City of Wells, also close by. They each offer essential shopping, as well as weekly farmers markets. Nearby you can find Kilver Court Designer Village and Sharpham Park Farm Shop.
The Georgian city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also within commuting distance, while Frome and Castle Cary both have train stations with links to London Paddington and Exeter. Bristol International Airport is approximately 19 miles away.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities including walking and cycling. There are leisure centres at Shepton Mallet, Wells and Frome and golf courses at Farrington Gurney, Mendip (outside Shepton Mallet) and Wells. Sailing at Chew Valley Lake and fishing at both Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Horse Racing at Bath and Wincanton.
Mains water, private drainage. oil fired central heating.
On leaving the centre of Shepton Mallet on the A361 towards Frome, pass through the village of Doulting and into Cranmore. At the crossroads, turn left, signposted “Waterlip / Stoke St Michael” and the property will be found after a few hundred yards, on the right hand side.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.