A wonderful opportunity to purchase this period property, well situated in St Thomas Street, offering access to the City amenities. This is a home that offers character and rustic charm in abundance, with mullion windows, flagstone floors and wood burning stoves.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors. The front door opens to a large entrance hall, with flagstone floors running through to the principal rooms and from here, stairs rise to the first floor. The Sitting Room, at the front of the house has an open fireplace and below the mullion window, there is a window seat. The Dining Room also features a fireplace, with a wood burning stone and from here a door opens to the Kitchen, which also opens through to the Conservatory. The ground floor also benefits from a Wet Room.
Upstairs, on the first floor, there are two double bedrooms, with decorative fireplaces and exposed wooded floors and there is the main bathroom. The first floor is light and airy with the windows at the back of the house being South facing.
Stairs rise again to the second floor, to an attic room.
To the rear, the property has a South facing, walled garden, mainly laid to lawn and with a variety of plants, trees and shrubs. Private and fully enclosed, there is a lovely view, over the stone wall to the spire of St Thomas’ Church and to the end of the garden is a summerhouse which has light and power.
Wells is 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 good commuting distance, while Castle Cary Station with links to London Paddington and Exeter is a 14-mile drive away. Bristol International Airport is 18 miles away.
There are excellent schools in Wells and the surrounding area including highly regarded primary schools in Wells, the extremely sought-after Wells Blue secondary school, Wells Cathedral School, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking, cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells and Shepton Mallet. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.
Mains water, mains drainage. gas central heating.
From our offices in Sadler Street, walk through the Market Place and over the Cathedral Green. Proceed East into St. Andrews Street and on into St. Thomas Street. Number 88 will be found 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.