Accessed along a quiet village lane, in a secret spot, this detached stone-built cottage offers an abundance of period features with rustic charm and, inside, the property has generous, well-proportioned accommodation.
From the front of the property, a stable door opens to a 23ft Kitchen / Dining Room, with flagstone floors. feature fireplace with oil fired Rayburn, pine units, Belfast sink and a fabulous bay window with window seat looks out onto the courtyard. A door also opens from here to a large walk in larder, measuring 12ft x 6ft.
The Sitting Room is over 20ft in length and has a wonderful stone fireplace with wood burner and exposed ceiling timbers. There are windows to the front of the property and a door opens to the courtyard garden.
Stairs rise to the first floor, with a large landing area, featuring exposed ceiling timbers. There are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom with a period style suite, including a roll top bath.
From the lane, a private pathway leads to Rockwell House with an iron gate opening to a courtyard garden to the front of the property. Covered with an open porch and pergola with a lovely seating area, there is also a greenhouse and a stone shed, with an oil tank and external oil fired boiler. A pathway then leads along to the side of the cottage with steps to the side garden; laid to lawn with two stone built sheds. From here, steps lead up the rear garden; enclosed by stone walling and mainly laid to lawn.
There is also a separate detached piece of land, offering off road parking, with a covered storage area and a wooden shed.
The highly sought after village of West Horrington lies only a few minutes' drive to the north east of Wells and boasts one of the area's most popular primary schools (within walking distance). Wells, 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 easy commuting distance, while Castle Cary Station, with links to London Paddington and Exeter, is a 12-mile drive away. Bristol International Airport is only 17 miles. There are excellent schools in Wells and the surrounding area including highly regarded primary schools, the extremely sought-after Wells Blue secondary school and Wells Cathedral School.
Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity, oil fired central heating.
Travel out of Wells on the Bath Road / B3139. Travel past Horrington Primary School which will be on your right hand side and take the next turn on the left for West Horrington Village. Follow the road along, past the Cafe and up the hill. You will pass New Close on the left and as you approach the end of the road, Rockwell House will be found on the right hand side. The footpath for Rockwell House will be found just to the left of The Old Chapel.
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.