Rose Cottage is a charming Grade II listed, detached family home situated in the heart of the beautiful, sought after and thriving village of Litton near Wells. The property has recently been meticulously renovated throughout, including the replacement of all windows with new hard wood frames, Perrin & Rowe taps and carpet throughout. The ground floor comprises of an entrance hall which leads through to the sitting room, with oak flooring, wood burner and beautiful stone mantel piece. Like the drawing room, the sitting room also has lovely village views out to the front and includes an inglenook fireplace with wood burner inset. To the rear of Rose Cottage there is a fantastic fully equipped kitchen breakfast room with limestone flooring spanning the width of the property. The kitchen includes bespoke timber units with granite work surfaces with a stable door leading out towards the rear garden. The first floor includes four bedrooms and a family bathroom where the sink is made from marble. Outside, there is a pretty garden fronting the property boarded by a stone wall and path leading to the front door. The rear garden is very private, laid to lawn with mature shrubs and fruit trees, having wonderful rural views. The property also benefits from planning permission to extend- Planning Ref No: 109545/006. In summary Rose Cottage is an attractive property and retains many of its original features with accommodation flowing well and nicely proportioned rooms. It has been tastefully and thoughtfully decorated throughout while enjoying a mixture of traditional features and modern day living. Situated in a wonderful village community Rose Cottage certainly has a lot to offer and will definitely appeal to many buyers with the added bonus of no onward chain.
Grounds and Gardens
Outside, there is a pretty garden fronting the property boarded by a stone wall and path leading to the front door. The rear garden is very private, laid to lawn with mature shrubs and fruit trees, having wonderful rural views.
Litton enjoys a strong community, with a church, village hall and outstanding refurbished public house and hotel, The Litton which has a Four-star rating on TripAdvisor. The nearby village of Chewton Mendip also boasts a good range of facilities including an excellent primary school, pre-school, village shop, village hall, church and public house.
The Cathedral City of Wells offers further facilities, including a twice weekly farmers market, and is eight miles to the south. The regional centre of Bristol is 15 miles to the north, whilst the Heritage City of Bath is 14 miles to the north east. Both offer a wide range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities. High speed rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol and Bath and Bristol International Airport is 20 minutes (12 miles) away.
The local secondary school is the very popular The Blue School, Wells, (OFSTED ‘Good’ rating) which a bus to the school leaves each day from outside the property. East Harptree Primary and Chew Valley also have ‘Good’ OFSTED rating. Private schools include Wells Cathedral School which specialises in music, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield school in Street.
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. More formal pursuits may take place at the following locations: Cricket - Chewton Mendip Cricket Ground with clubhouse. Leisure Centres - Wells and Midsomer Norton. Golf, Farrington Gurney, Mendip and Wells. Sailing - Chew Valley Lake. Fishing - Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Horse Racing - Bath and Wincanton.
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens
Telephone 01749 671172
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.
Mendip District Council - 0300 303 8588
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From Wells proceed on the A39 Bristol Road. At Chewton Mendip turn left onto Lower Street B3114. Continue for approximately 1.1 miles then turn right onto Short Lane. The property can be found on your right-hand side in approximately 0.2 miles.