Nicely situated in the Village of Oakhill, this delightful two bedroom cottage offers character and charm in abundance.
The entrance hall features a wonderful flagstone floor and has period style, stripped wood doors opening to the Sitting Room and into the Dining Room. At the end of the Hall, a door opens to the Kitchen.
The Sitting Room has a gorgeous feature fireplace with multi-fuel stove and wooden mantel over. A window overlooks the garden to the front of the cottage. The Dining Room also has a flagstone floor and a window overlooking the garden.
The Kitchen has cream coloured, cottage style units, comprising floor and wall cupboards, with Integrated dishwasher and built-in oven with cooker hood over. The units have wood effect work surfaces with inset electric hob and ceramic sink. The Kitchen also has a hardwood oak floor. spotlights to ceiling and a Utility area has space and plumbing for washing machine, with work surface over. A door opens from here to a walk-in storage cupboard, also having plumbing for a WC.
Upstairs, the Landing area is large enough to be used as a Study area. With exposed wooden lintel. Beam to ceiling and oak flooring.
There are Two Double Bedrooms with stripped panelled doors and windows overlooking the garden.
The bathroom has a period style suite with roll-top, ball and claw footed bath and antique style mixer tap over. There is a Shelved recess with gas central heating boiler behind and the bathroom also has wooden flooring and an exposed ceiling timber.
To the front of the property there is a boundary wall with railings over. A path leads to the front door, with lawn either side and bordered with beds. Just outside the front door there is a paved seating area. To the rear, a door opens from the Kitchen to a private passageway / courtyard, that leads to a garden store – currently used for storing bikes and garden equipment.
The pretty village of Oakhill lies in a picturesque valley to the east of the Mendip Hills. Everyday needs are well catered for, with a doctors’ surgery, village hall, church and public house. Like many Mendip villages it has an active community. The village lies between the Georgian city of Bath, well known for its Roman Baths and architecture and the historic Cathedral city of Wells.
Twice weekly markets are held locally in Wells and Shepton Mallet. Bath is 16 miles away, and Bristol, with its mainline rail service to London Paddington and M4 access is 18 miles. Castle Cary station is also close by. Bristol International Airport is 19 miles away. There is a daily National Express coach service to and from Heathrow and London Victoria from the bus stop opposite the school.
There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wells Blue School, Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, Downside and All Hallows plus those in nearby Bruton and Bristol and Bath. The property is also within walking distance of Oakhill Primary School.
The area is popular for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells Shepton Mallet and Bath. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by.
Mains water, mains drainage. gas central heating.
Entering the village of Oakhill from Shepton Mallet, proceed along the A367. Pass the Oakhill Inn on the right hand side and then turn immediately left onto the High Street. Follow the High Street for just over a quarter of a mile and Foxglove Cottage 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.