Built in Doulting stone in 1934, Greystones is an attractive detached house conveniently located in the centre of the village. A comprehensive range of local amenities are available in the neighbouring market towns town of Shepton Mallet and Frome. The property offers spacious and flexible accommodation over two floors and has many interesting original features, such as the wonderful stone mullion windows. The current owners have thoughtfully modernised and totally refurbished Greystones, transforming into a beautifully functional family home.
Greystones is an extremely well presented family home offering generous and versatile living areas. The accommodation comprises of a main reception which has a triple aspect sitting room with stone mullion windows to the front, side and back, benefiting from a Doulting stone feature fireplace. The fantastic kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall to floor units and includes an island worktop and an oil fired Rayburn. An opening from the kitchen leads into the dual aspect dining room/family room, which has a stone fireplace with inset wood burner. The inner hall gives access to the remaining ground floor accommodation. At the rear of the property there is a guest bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and finally a separate utility room.
On the first floor, there are two double bedrooms at the front of the property and a single bedroom to the rear. In addition, there is a family bathroom with white suite and raised Jacuzzi style bath and a further separate room which could be used as a bedroom/walk in wardrobe. (Please note this room has a sloping ceiling which restricts head height and the use of the room). Greystones is a delightful property and an opportunity not to be missed.
Grounds and Gardens
A gated driveway, which is laid to stone chippings, provides extensive off road parking and includes an area for turning (this space has potential to accommodate a garage, subject to planning permissions). The property is enclosed to all sides by fencing and stone walling and incorporates generous gardens to the front, rear and side. Predominantly laid to lawn, the garden has a variety of fruit trees, garden shed and enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the day.
The pretty Mendip village of Doulting is steeped in history and is home to a variety of interesting period properties, recreation field, 12th Century church and an excellent primary school (St. Aldhelm's C of E). Located on the eastern outskirts of Shepton Mallet (1.5 miles) and close to both the Cathedral City of Wells (8 miles) and the vibrant town of Frome (10 miles). Both the City of Bristol and the picturesque City of Bath, a World Heritage Site, are located just 17 miles away and easily accessible.
Shepton Mallet itself offers a range of local amenities and shopping facilities including a large supermarket, leisure centre, lido with fitness centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists and doctors, a Grade I Listed church and both primary and secondary state schools. There are also many highly-regarded independent schools (Prep & Senior) within easy reach, such as All Hallows Prep School, Downside School, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield School. For those travelling by train, Castle Cary station (which has direct services to London Paddington) is situated only six miles away.
Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity. Oil 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
Satellite Navigation will direct you to Greystones. Postcode BA4 4QE