No. 5 is a semi-detached medieval house which has rendered and colour washed elevations under a clay pantiled roof. The main entrance is through double timber gates set in a high wall and which give entrance to a large courtyard. Period details remain with many dating back to the 17th century when the house was remodelled. Double doors lead into the house with a short flight of steps to the hall which has a store cupboard and a cloakroom. Double doors open into the 21ft. sitting room which has a double aspect and a brick fireplace with an inset Jet master. The dining room opens off the hall and has a double aspect and ceiling beams. There's also a door to the inner courtyard which leads to the passageway. A door leads through into the kitchen and breakfast room again with a tiled floor and a double aspect. It has bags of character with a beamed ceiling, brickwork, a fireplace and attractive tiled splashbacks. The fitted units with worksurfaces include extensive cupboards plus a breakfast bar and the integrated appliances include an induction hob, double oven, extractor, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
On the first floor the master suite has a bedroom with built in wardrobes and en suite dressing room and bathroom. The second bedroom has a built-in wardrobe, a mezzanine sleeping shelf and an en suite shower room. There's a third bedroom on this floor and a family bathroom with. Stairs lead up to the 2nd floor and the fourth bedroom.
Grounds and Gardens
Double gates set in a high stone wall enter into the private courtyard. On the lower end are stores and there is parking space for several cars. At the higher end is a pleasant paved terrace ideal for relaxation and al fresco dining with space for a BBQ. Adjacent are stone steps to an upper terrace.
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.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage and oil fired central heating
EPC = N/A
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.
Found at the bottom of St Thomas Street on the left-hand side if you are heading out of Wells.