Wells: 01749 671172 | Chew Magna: 01275 333993 | Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Wells & Professional: 01749 671172
Chew Magna: 01275 333993
Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Shop Lane Pilton, Shepton Mallet Guide Price £420,000

Sold STC
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  • Delightful Detached Cottage
  • Desirable Village Location
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Stunning South Facing Gardens
  • Walking distance of village shop and pub
  • Glastonbury and Wells, both within 6 miles
  • Commuting distance of Bristol and Bath
  • Character features, include Inglenook Fireplace

A Delightful Two/Three Bedroom Detached Cottage, well situated in the sought-after village of Pilton. The cottage is immaculately presented with a wonderful country garden and is within walking distance of the village shop and the pub. Lots of character and charm.


Located in the heart of Pilton, this detached, stone-built cottage offers character and charm in abundance. This is a wonderful, quirky cottage, presented in very good decorative order with accommodation comprising: two/three bedrooms, two bathrooms, three reception rooms, a study and a fabulous garden room / conservatory. In recent years, the loft has been converted to create 16ft Bedroom, with exposed ceiling timbers and an en-suite shower room and carpets have also been recently refitted. On entering through the front door, via an internal porch, a door opens to the Entrance Hall, which has stairs rising to the first floor and doors opening to the Sitting Room and to the Dining Room. The Sitting Room is 12ft x 12ft and features an impressive inglenook fireplace and has a window overlooking the gardens. The Dining Room also has a window overlooking the gardens and features an exposed beam and has a Suffolk latch door opening into the Kitchen, which has double oven, electric hob, space for fridge/freezer and space and plumbing for dishwasher. From here, another door opens to a further room, which is a versatile space that could be used in a number of ways. Another door then provides access to the conservatory. To the first floor, there are two bedrooms rooms and a third room that could be used as a study. To the second floor, there is a further bedroom; a light and bright space with exposed beams and with an en-suite shower room.


Private and enclosed, the gardens are stunning; mainly laid to lawn and bordered by beds, planted with a variety of plants, shrubs and flora. Measuring approximately 75ft x 30ft, the gardens face South and offer a feeling of peace and seclusion.


Pilton is a pretty, sought after Somerset village in beautiful countryside between Wells, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet. The village has a strong community that hosts several annual events and has a good selection of societies and clubs. It has a shop, a post office, public house, village hall, tennis courts, playground, football pitch and pavilion. The village is also home to the world famous Glastonbury Festival. The major towns of the area being Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance with excellent road networks to London and the South. Castle Cary is the nearest train station with fast links to London. The nearby city of Wells is the smallest city in England and nestles close to the Mendip Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wells has excellent local markets twice a week and many medieval buildings including the Cathedral and moated Bishops Palace. Also nearby is the town of Glastonbury which is well known for its Tor. Shepton Mallet is another historic town which is now rapidly growing. All three offer a wide range of facilities, societies and activities. There are excellent state and private schools within the area most of which provide transport. 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 Glastonbury and golf courses at Farrington Gurney and Wells. Sailing at Chew Valley Lake and fishing at both Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Horse Racing at Bath and Wincanton.

Local Authority

Mendip District Council 0300 303 8588.




Mains water, mains drainage. oil fired central heating.




Rating: E


Travelling into Pilton from Shepton Mallet, on the A361, proceed down the hill and upon reaching The Crown Inn, the road bends round to the left and Shop Lane is on the left hand side, on the bend. Turn here and The Cot will be found on the left, identified by our For Sale board.

Viewing Arrangements

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.

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Name Location Type Distance
Shop Lane Pilton
Shepton Mallet BA4 4BA
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: W/161287
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