A fabulous three bedroom detached home, well situated in the village of Litton, within walking distance of the local pub and just a stone’s throw from the village church. Immaculately presented and boasting character features including exposed beams, mullion windows and oak floors. Well loved by the current owners, this is a home that combines a wonderful blend of old and new, yet offers contemporary modern living of an exceptionally high standard.
Inside, rooms are well proportioned with an 18ft x 17ft Drawing Room, having a wonderful feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove. A 21ft duel aspect Sitting Room with stunning views over the garden and to the countryside beyond, has double doors that open to the terrace and to one corner of the room is a gas fired stove, ideal for those cold winter nights.
The Kitchen / Dining Room makes a superb family room and would be ideal for entertaining guests. Well fitted with Elan Range Oven and integrated appliances including dishwasher, undercounter refrigerator and microwave. Fitted with an impressive range of units and with granite worktops, Belfast sink and an island with breakfast bar. A door opens to the Utility Room which provides additional space for washing machine, dryer and fridge/freezer.
From the Entrance Hall, stairs rise to the first floor with a magnificent glass/oak balustrade running to the galleried landing above.
Upstairs, the property has three wonderful double bedrooms, each room having its own bathroom. The master bedroom suite has a dressing room with three double wardrobes and very impressive shower room, with Italian tiles from floor to ceiling.
From the lane, wooden five bar gates open to a driveway with parking for a number of cars and the double garage has an electronically controlled door and loft storage above. The gardens are stunning; fully landscaped and mainly laid to lawn, with a variety of trees, shrubs and flora. There is lovely feeling of peace and seclusion with views over neighbouring farmland and at the top of the garden, doors open from the Sitting Room to a sun terrace, offering a wonderful place to sit and admire the view, providing a lovely setting to host friends and family.
Litton enjoys a strong community, with a church, village hall and an award winning public house and hotel. The nearby village of Chewton Mendip also boasts a good range of facilities including an excellent primary school, pre-school, village shop, village hall, church and public house.
The Cathedral City of Wells offers further facilities, including a twice weekly farmers market, and is eight miles to the South. The regional centre of Bristol is 15 miles to the North, whilst the Heritage City of Bath is 14 miles, North East. Both offer a wide range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities. High speed rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol and Bath and Bristol International Airport is around 20 minutes (12 miles) away.
The local secondary school is the very popular Blue School in Wells. East Harptree Primary and Chew Valley also have ‘Good’ OFSTED rating. Private schools include Wells Cathedral School which specialises in music, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield school in Street.
The area is well known for its variety and diversity of sporting and leisure facilities. Walking and cycling may be undertaken in the immediate locality. More formal pursuits may take place at the following locations: Cricket - Chewton Mendip Cricket Ground with clubhouse. Leisure Centres - Wells and Midsomer Norton. Golf, Farrington Gurney, Mendip and Wells. Sailing - Chew Valley Lake. Horse Racing - Bath and Wincanton.
Mains water, mains drainage. gas central heating.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172
Travelling into Litton from Chewton Mendip, on the B3114, drive past The Litton public house/hotel and take the next turn on the right into Litton Lane. Follow the lane for a short distance and bear left, and Church Gate House will be found on the right-hand side, as you reach the end of the lane.
Fittings and Fittings
Those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are reserved out of the sale.