This is a rare opportunity to acquire a charming Grade II listed period family home located in the heart of this sought after city of Wells. The property is situated directly on the edge of Cathedral Green overlooking the Cathedral. The house has been well maintained by the current owners, offering spacious accommodation over three floors and retaining much of its character and charm. The accommodation offers an Entrance Hall, a Sitting Room with a fireplace, Dining Room and Kitchen which both offer fabulous views of the Cathedral. On the first floor you will find the Master Bedroom which has an en-suite shower room and two further bedrooms. The second floor has a family Bathroom and separate WC.
Grounds and Gardens
The rear of the property opens directly on to the Cathedral Green. There is a strip of lawned area separated by a pathway which has borders of flowers and offers somewhere to sit out and enjoy the wonderful view, although this area is also owned by the Cathedral.
The property is situated in a desirable area in central location in the historic cathedral city of Wells. 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 fifteen-minute drive away. Bristol International Airport is 17 miles away.
There are excellent schools in Wells and the surrounding area including highly regarded primary schools and the extremely sought after Wells Blue secondary school. Other schools in the locality include Wells Cathedral School.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking and cycling, while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion
Council Tax – Band E
The property pays a peppercorn back door rent to Bath and Wells Diocese in order to have a right of way over the Cathedral Green.
Mains water, mains drainage, gas and electricity. Gas fired central heating
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation
Mendip District Council - 0300 303 8588
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens
Telephone 01749 671172
Energy Performance Certificate
From our offices proceed up Sadler Street and the property can be found on the right-hand side just beyond The Swan Hotel garden.