This impressive house is on a manageable scale, with well-proportioned rooms that lend themselves perfectly to modern family living. The Castle is completely unique and has plenty of natural charm and provides a real ‘wow' factor. Upon entering The Castle, you are instantly greeted with an open plan space which gives a great sense of space. This is made up of two receptions rooms which the vendor is currently using as two separate living areas. Both rooms having their own character, one having a more modern feel with plenty of natural light streaming in from the garden room and a stunning bath stone gas fireplace. The other having a cosier feel featuring a traditional stone open fireplace and a stunning feature window.
The garden room is a light, bright space overlooking the side garden and truly brings the nature inside. Boasting views of the side garden, underfloor heating and patio doors leading to a private patio area. In addition, there is a fantastic kitchen/dining room with a feature stone fireplace which is the ideal space to entertain family and friends. Leading from the kitchen/dining room there is a downstairs WC, utility area and a fantastic conservatory to the side. Occupying the first floor are four bedrooms, with the master bedroom benefiting from direct access to the rear garden and bedroom three benefiting from an en suite, The landing provides access to the large loft via a loft ladder and the family bathroom.
Grounds & Gardens
Upon entry of The Castle, you will find a private driveway accessed by double gates, leading to a parking area which provides parking for several vehicles and access to the single detached garage. From the driveway, steps lead to an attractive patio area abutting the front door. The gardens surround the property and are mostly laid to lawn with a lovely array of mature plants, trees, flowers and shrubs throughout the gardens. The garden also benefits from a pond and several seating areas which are the perfect setting to relax and take in the sun. In addition, there is a second patio area adjacent to the conservatory.
The market town of Shepton Mallet which provides everyday shopping facilities, including a local farmers market on Fridays. It is a thriving historic town and is home to the Kilver Court Outlet Village. Within walking distance is Collett Park which is attractive parkland with a large duck pond, play equipment and opportunities for natural play.
Nearby is the cathedral city of Wells which offers further amenities. The heritage city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also nearby. Mainline rail services to London Paddington and Exeter can be found at Castle Cary which is 7 miles away. Bristol International Airport is 20 miles away
There are a wide range of good educational establishments at all levels in the local area from the public and private sectors. There are a good selection of schools in the area which include Shepton Mallet Infants, St Paul’s Church of England Junior School, Croscombe Primary School and Whitstone Secondary School.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities including walking and cycling. There are leisure centres at Shepton Mallet, Wells and Glastonbury and golf courses at Farrington Gurney, Mendip (outside Shepton Mallet) and Wells. Sailing at Chew Valley Lake and fishing at both Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Horse Racing at Bath and Wincanton.
From Tor Street in Wells continue onto Constitution Hill, take a left onto Durston Road until you hit a crossroads. From here take a left onto Bishops Park Way, continue onto Long Street which will lead you to Shepton Road. Follow this to Wells Road until you see St. Peters Road on your right-hand side, take this turning and then immediately take your next left which is Coombe Lane and the property can be found on your right-hand side.
Mains water, mains drainage, gas and electricity. Gas fired central heating
Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588.
Energy Performance Certificate
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01749 671172
Fixtures & Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.