Wells: 01749 671172 | Chew Magna: 01275 333993 | Somerton: 01458 397000 | Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Wells & Professional: 01749 671172
Chew Magna: 01275 333993
Somerton: 01458 397000
Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Polsham, Wells Guide Price £700,000

Under Offer
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  • Spacious Detached House With a Paddock
  • Located Between Wells and Glastonbury
  • Set on its Own With Great Privacy
  • Generous and Versatile Accommodation
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms and a Conservatory
  • Double Garage and Open Front Agricultural Barn
  • Gardens and Paddock of Around an Acre

Spacious detached house with a paddock, located between Wells and Glastonbury. Generous accommodation with four bedrooms and three reception rooms and a conservatory. Sunny south facing aspect, land of around an acre. All with great privacy.


Little Orchard is a unique property that is hidden away from view and with great privacy throughout. Originally an old cottage, this detached property is believed to date back to the 1800’s and has been considerably extended over the years to create, what is now, a substantial home. This comfortable house has generous space throughout, has gas central heating and double glazing. The property is within a short drive of Wells and Glastonbury.


The front door opens into the welcoming hall that has an oak staircase and doors off. The triple aspect and spacious sitting room has double doors leading out into the garden and a fireplace with an inset gas stove. The kitchen and breakfast room has a range of wall and floor units with worktops, dresser unit, ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit and breakfast bar. Appliances include an integral dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Double doors open to the generous conservatory that has a tiled floor and French doors to garden, this versatile room offers additional dining space as well as a seating area directly off the kitchen.


There is a separate formal dining room with exposed stonework, fireplace with woodburning stove and French doors that open to the garden. The snug/study also has exposed stonework and an inglenook fireplace. Also on the ground floor is a utility room with wall and floor units and coat hanging area along with a cloakroom that has a hand basin and wc.

First Floor

The first floor has a galleried landing with doors off. The master bedroom is a double aspect light room with double doors opening out to Juliette balcony with lovely views across countryside. The master suite has a walk-in wardrobe/dressing room and an en suite shower room with hand basin, wc, bidet, heated towel rail and large fully tiled shower enclosure. Bedroom two has double doors to a Juliette balcony, built-in wardrobes and an en suite that is tiled and with hand basin, wc and heated towel rail. Bedroom three and four both have built-in wardrobes and lovely views across neighbouring farmland. The good size family bathroom has a useful airing cupboard, roll top bath, large shower enclosure, hand basin, wc and heated towel rail.


The property is approached through wooden electric gates which are flanked either side by a stone wall and high hedging, which gives Little Orchard a very high degree of privacy and safety for young children and pets. Close to the house is a double garage with an electric door, internal power and lighting along with external lighting. A staircase leads to first floor loft and storage area.


The house stands in around an acre with neat gardens, patios, large lawns and a productive orchard paddock. Although an excellent size the garden is very manageable and a wonderful place for children, games, keen gardeners or just for relaxation. It enjoys a very high degree of privacy. Set to the rear is a timber open fronted agricultural barn and a summer house.


Little Orchard is set behind solid double gates and accessed from the A39 that runs between Wells (3 miles) and Glastonbury (2 miles). The hamlet of Polsham is in a rural peaceful location with a friendly community. Historic Wells is the smallest city in England. It is known for its beautiful period properties, Cathedral and moated Bishop's Palace. There is 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 twice weekly The property is within easy distance of the M5 and Highbridge & Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol international airport is approximately 17 miles north.


From Wells head towards Glastonbury on the A39 passing through the village of Coxley. On leaving the village, look for the Reclamation Yard on the right and just pass this on the right is the entrance to Little Orchard.

Local Authority

Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588.





Services & Benefits

Mains water, private drainage. Gas central heating.



Viewing Arrangements

Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172

Fixtures & 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
Wells BA5 1RW
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: W/161684
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