Ivy Cottage situated on Rookham Hill just on the outskirts of Wells, benefiting from stunning far reaching views and surrounded by extensive gardens and woodland. The gardens and woodland extend to approximately four acres and the property is accessed by a private driveway.
Ivy cottage is a four bedroom detached thatched cottage set within a private and idyllic location with versatile accommodation. Offering five reception rooms and an annexe currently generating an income. The accommodation comprises of porch, entrance hall, kitchen with fitted units, utility room, living room with wood burner and beautiful views, formal dining room, lounge with wood burner again with stunning views, breakfast room and family room with bar. On the first floor, you will find family bathroom, three double bedrooms and single bedroom, with the master bedroom being an exceptional size offering built in wardrobes and en suite shower room. The property also benefits from a garage with double doors to the front. Part of the former garage has been transformed to a one bedroom self-contained annexe with living room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room.
Grounds and Gardens
The property enjoys a beautiful, private, south facing garden with a wide range of trees. Through the private driveway to the front of the property there is ample space for parking and includes double doors to an attached garage. There is potential to extend Ivy Cottage subject to planning consent. The house has a quite superb position in an entirely private setting in gardens and woodland of approximately 4 acres. Potential to extend for further accommodation, subject to planning consent.
Ivy Cottage is situated in a private rural elevated position with far reaching views of surrounding countryside, yet within a few minutes drive of all the amenities of the historic City of Wells. It sits in almost four acres of land which includes mature woodland. 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’s drive away. Bristol International Airport is 17 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 which specialises in music, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield school in Street.
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 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, electricity and private drainage. Oil central heating
Local Authority and Council Tax
Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588.
Energy Performance Certificate
Rated F. A copy of the energy performance can be found at www.killens.org.uk.
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.
Proceed south on the A37 (converting to the A39) towards the city of Wells. As you proceed down Bristol Hill and upon reaching the outskirts of Wells, take the first right hand turn after the bus stop (Ash Lane). Continue for a short distance and take the next right hand turn (Old Bristol Road). Continue along road for approx. half a mile past Tyynings Lane and Ivy Cottage can be found on the right hand side indicated by our for sale board.