The Little Chapel dates from 1895 and was sympathetically converted in the mid 1990’s by a reputable local builder who ensured the chapel retained lots of charm and character throughout.
The clever accommodation has lots of storage cupboards, a built-in water softener, central heating and recently fitted bespoke aluminium framed double glazed windows.
The main entrance has full height arched double doors that open to the spacious entrance hall with an original Victorian tiled floor. From here double doors open into the spacious and light kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen has wood and stainless steel fronted cupboards with built in appliances including a dishwasher, fridge, freezer and electric cooker with hob. There is plenty of room to one end for a large dining table and chairs. A door off leads to the utility room and a further door from here to a cloakroom. From the kitchen a lancet stone arch leads to the generous sitting room with its “Charnwood” wood burner and where the layout and space has plenty of room for seating as well as a formal dining area.
A gothic style wood staircase leads to the light and bright first floor landing with doors off to the bedrooms and family bathroom.
The master bedroom has exposed timbers, lancet window and an en suite shower room. There are three additional bedrooms and the family bathroom Both the family bathroom and en suite have electric under floor heating.
Approached from the road there is a gravelled drive with parking for up to three vehicles. At the rear of this area is a large (6m x 3m) and useful timber built workshop/shed with power and light.
A wooden gate leads into a gravelled garden area with raised beds for vegetable planting and a long raised border running the length of the garden that is planted with a good selection of shrubs and herbaceous plants that give colour throughout the year. A paved area at the front of the chapel gives a sunny evening spot for seating and dining.
At the rear and enclosed by fencing, is a lawned area with a greenhouse and a path leading to a further gravelled area with seating and a further area at the side of the chapel for storage and utility.
The Little Chapel is situated in an elevated position within the popular village of Stoke St Michael, which lies between Bath and Wells, in The Mendip hills. The village benefits from a church, primary school, shop and pub and has a population of about 1000. The village is within commuter distance to Bristol whilst the Cathedral City of Wells and the Heritage City of Bath, which offers a good range of shopping and leisure facilities, are also nearby. Mainline rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol and Bath Spa. Castle Cary Station is 10 miles away & Frome Station is 8 miles away. Bristol Airport is approximately 21 miles away.
There are a wide range of good educational establishments at all levels in the local area from the public and private sectors. Within Stoke St Michael and Oakhill, there are excellent primary schools whilst good secondary schools are situated in the locality. There is also a good selection of private schools in the area including All Hallows Prep School, Wells Cathedral School, Downside and Millfield. 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. There are Leisure Centres at Wells, Shepton Mallet, Frome and Midsomer Norton. Golf courses at Mendip, Wells and Orchardleigh. Sailing and fishing at Chew Valley Lake and Blagdon Lake. Horse Racing at Bath, Taunton and Wincanton.
Mains water and drainage. Gas central heating.
Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588
Energy Performance Certificate
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.
From the A37 take the A367 towards Bath and on entering the village of Oakhill take the first turning right just before the pub into Fosse Road and follow this road into Stoke St Michael where the property can be found on the right hand side as you go down the hill.