Wells: 01749 671172 | Chew Magna: 01275 333993 | Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Wells & Professional: 01749 671172
Chew Magna: 01275 333993
Auction Rooms: 01749 840770

Islington, Wells Guide Price £950,000

Sold STC
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  • Stunning three bedroom property in the heart of Wells
  • Wonderful character features throughout
  • Short walk to the market square and Cathedral
  • Private parking and enclosed gardens
  • Far reaching rural views
  • Bristol & Bath are easily commutable

An absolutely delightful period house located in one of the most sought after areas within the City of Wells. Situated next to the Bishops Place with a two minute walk to the Cathedral and High Street. The property boasts many wonderful character features and enjoys spacious, well presented and flexible accommodation. The property has an enclosed garden and parking and separate studio overlooking the garden.


Description

On entering the house, you immediately get a sense of the high quality workmanship which has been carried out over recent years. The spectacular reception/dining hall is impressive with high ceilings, York Stone flooring throughout the property, attractive stone pillars, arched mullion windows and central stone fireplace. There are double solid wooden doors leading to the drawing room and a door to the kitchen. The bespoke fitted kitchen is wonderfully light with handmade glass doors opening to the garden. There is a stylish island in the kitchen and a range of integrated appliances including a gas range cooker. The well-proportioned drawing room has a vaulted ceiling, an attractive open fireplace and doors to the garden. To the far side of the dining hall is a bathroom which again is beautifully finished together with a laundry/utility area. Completing the ground floor is the master bedroom suite which has a bathroom and dressing room with bespoke triple wardrobes. This luxurious room enjoys great views of the garden. First Floor The charm continues upstairs with two double bedrooms benefitting from glorious countryside views.

Grounds and Gardens

To the rear, there is a beautiful enclosed garden with many seating areas where you can enjoy the views across open countryside. The pretty garden has a level lawn, mature shrubs and trees. There is a bridge over the stream which leads to the garden shed and the idyllic studio which takes in the fabulous views of the garden. The property has private parking. This is a unique opportunity to purchase an idyllic property within central Wells.

Situation

Islington Cottage is situated in a desirable area within a central location in the historic Cathedral City of Wells next to the Bishops Place and moat. The property is only a two minute level walk from the Cathedral, Market Place and High Street. 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 12 miles away. Bristol International Airport is 17 miles away. Education There are excellent schools in Wells and the surrounding area including highly regarded primary schools and the extremely sought after Wells Blue secondary school. Other schools include Wells Cathedral School which specialises in music, Downside School, Sidcot, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield School in Street.

Leisure Pursuits

The Mendip area is well known for its variety and diversity of sporting and leisure facilities. Leisure Centres – Wells, Shepton Mallet and Frome Swimming Pools – Wells, Shepton Mallet and Frome Golf - Farrington Gurney, Mendip, Wells and Frome Sailing - Chew Valley Lake Fishing - Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes Horse Racing enthusiasts can be catered for at Bath and Wincanton race courses.

Tenure

Freehold

Services

Mains with underfloor heating

Mendip District Council

Telephone 01749 648999.

Council Tax Band

E

Energy Performance Certificate

Rated D

Postcode

BA5 1US

Viewing

Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Agents, Killens 01749 671172

Fixtures and Fittings

All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale although may be available by separate negotiation.


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Name Location Type Distance
Islington
Wells BA5 1US
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: W/451/18
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