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

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

Polsham, Wells Guide Price £1,000,000

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  • Beautifully presented farmhouse
  • Six bedrooms, four reception rooms
  • Stunning gardens with mature trees and shrubs
  • Stabling, menage and a range of outbuildings
  • Approximately five acres
  • Gated entrance with ample parking
  • Peaceful village location

A charming six bedroom period village house with mature gardens and a range of outbuildings set in the beautiful Somerset countryside close to Wells and Glastonbury.


Description

Yew Tree Farm is a substantial period village house set in a peaceful situation overlooking beautiful Somerset countryside and splendid views of Glastonbury Tor. The current owners have made many sympathetic improvements to the property to create a warm and inviting family house. Some of the works include solid oak flooring, newly fitted wood burning stove in the drawing room and all new high quality bathrooms. On entering the house in to the wonderful galleried entrance hall you immediately get a sense of this charming period house. The high ceilings and natural light and attractive windows are truly inviting. The accommodation flows extremely well and comprises of an open porch, the galleried hall with staircase and cloakroom. Glazed doors open into the drawing room with an open fireplace with a newly fitted wood burning stove. There are further French doors which lead to a sunroom which in turn leads to the rear garden. The play room and music room are double aspect and also approached from the hall. At the far end of the house you will find the library/study which has a second staircase and a door through to a small glass conservatory. Also leading off the main hall is the well proportioned kitchen with an oil fired Aga, there are ample fitted kitchen cupboards and a walk in pantry. Beyond is a spacious laundry room, boot/utility room with door leading to the garden. The attractive main staircase leads to a large generous galleried landing. The generous master bedroom with en-suite shower room is approached through its dressing room with wardrobes and cupboards. There are another five bedrooms and two additional bathrooms. There is also a second staircase at the far end of the house.

Outside

There is a discrete entrance drive from the north shaded by a mature horse chestnut and a drive leads to the house and beyond to the buildings. On the east side of the house are very pleasant mature gardens which enjoys wonderful views across open countryside. Yew Tree Farm was the founding base of a carriage driving group for the disabled and has extensive buildings which include a large American style barn with lean-tos and Yorkshire boarding, stores, boot room and various stabling with ample loose boxes, tack room and feed stores. In all the buildings provide around 4,000sq.ft. There is also a small menage. The property includes two fields of mainly level lying pasture and totals approximately five acres.

Situation

The hamlet of Polsham is in a rural peaceful location with a friendly community, yet only 3 miles south of Wells and 3 miles north of Glastonbury. Yew Tree Farm is situated on a quite lane set half a mile back from the main road. The nearby village of Godney is home to a very popular gastro pub. Historic Wells is the smallest city in England. It is known for its beautiful period properties, Cathedral and moated Bishop's Palace. There is 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 twice weekly

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. Millfield School in Street, Downside School, Sidcot and All Hallows Preparatory School. Most schools provide transport.

Tenure

Freehold

Services

Oil central heating, private drainage.

Mendip District Council

Telephone 0300 303 8588.

Council Tax Band

Rated F

Energy Performance Certificate

Rated F. Available at killens.org.uk

Postcode

BA5 1RP

Viewings

Strictly by appointment with the vendors agent Killens. 01749 671172


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Polsham
Wells BA5 1RP
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: W/16702
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