Magdalene Cottage originally formed part of an estate gifted to the Cathedral in 1479. This fascinating property has been restored and presented to a high standard with all the character and history on show while enjoying a beautiful south-facing walled garden to the rear.
The property has a serene and tranquil atmosphere and viewing is a definite requirement in order to fully appreciate this. The ground floor accommodation comprises of a spacious entrance hall, sitting room with feature fireplace and built-in storage and panelling. The dining room with feature fireplace and flagstone flooring is found at the heart of the property with the garden room (on the site of the original Smithy) adjoining the garden. The kitchen with custom-made units also leads to the South facing garden. A cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation. Upstairs you will find two double first floor bedrooms and family bathroom (with the original 1950's cast iron bath), as well as a good-sized attic bedroom with lovely views to Tor Woods. This property is in the heart of the Cathedral City of Wells and is an opportunity not to be missed.
Magdalene Cottage sits in a peaceful 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 12 mile 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, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking, 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.
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion
Mains water, mains drainage, gas and electricity.
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
Rated F. View at www.killens.org.uk