About the inside
Binswood House is a detached house built in the 1860's and benefits from its village location and outlook over the Mendips. The kitchen and breakfast room provide a lovely entertaining area on the ground floor. Also found on this level is the impressively sized utility room and cloakroom. The two main reception rooms are naturally very light from the generous windows on the first floor and have lovely views over the gardens and the Mendips. The gardens can also be accessed from the first floor due to the hill side aspect of the property.
The impressive accommodation continues on the second floor where a landing area leads to the principal rooms. The master bedroom has an en suite and there are stunning views over the surrounding countryside. There are a further two double bedrooms complete with wood panelling on some walling, and a family bathroom. Stairs lead to the third floor, to a bedroom and further study space.
Grounds and Gardens
Outside, the gardens are found to the rear of the property and are mainly laid to lawn whilst housing a patio area and a pond. Beyond this there is a wild flower meadow totalling around two acres in total. The outbuildings comprise of a good sized shed space that could be used as a separate one-bedroom annex or additional office space. Further space is provided in the log store that could also be used as living quarters subject to the particular planning consents.
The hamlet of Bleadney lies between Wells and Wedmore which provide a wide range of amenities. 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 15 mile drive away. Bristol International Airport is 20 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.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating
EPC = G
Local Authority and Council Tax
Mendip District Council Telephone 0300 303 8588. Council Tax Band F
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.
Leave Wells on the Wells Road towards Wedmore. 100/150 yards past the Bleadney sign on the left-hand side, you will see two green garage doors, this is the drive into Binswood House.