Wellforge End is a detached bungalow which has been transformed through a thoughtful programme of reconfiguration and refurbishment to provide a superb property with the accommodation equally suitable for down-sizers or for family occupation.
The living space is well designed with a large light and spacious live in kitchen, dining and family room, the hub of the house, with direct access to a southerly facing terrace and views across open countryside. The living room situated at the rear of the bungalow has doors opening onto the rear garden and a feature wood burning stove.
The bedrooms are all of good size with the master bedroom served by an en suite and a ‘Jack and Jill’ bathroom serving the other two bedrooms. The specification includes oak internal doors with Suffolk latches and oak window cills and skirtings.
To the front of the property is a stone walled boundary to the lane which leads to an extensive gravelled driveway providing off street parking for a number of vehicles and with a raised border with trees and flower and shrub border. There is a concealed oil storage tank and double gates leading into the garden. The driveway continues to the side of the house and provides the approach to the garage 4.70m x 3.08m (15' 5" x 10' 1") approached through double doors with a personal door to the rear and power and light connected.
There is an attractive area of garden to the side of the property which is southerly facing and adjoins fields providing an area of particular seclusion and with attractive views. There is an also outside oil fired boiler to one side together with a gravelled and paved terrace and further paved patio area, CCTV, 2 outside electric points, and side gate by the garage.
Wellforge End is situated in Stanton Wick which lies east of Chew Magna. This pretty hamlet is included within the parish of Stanton Drew and the local authority of Bath and North East Somerset.
The regional centre of Bristol is only 8 miles to the north whilst the World Heritage City of Bath lies 10 miles to the east with good road connections to both. The Cathedral City of Wells is some 12 miles to the south.
Day to day facilities are available in the nearby village of Chew Magna. These include a bank, a master butcher, post office and two public houses. The local primary school, Ofsted rated ‘Outstanging’,is located in Stanton Drew, while the highly rated secondary school is Chew Valley School in Chew Magna. There are also a number of well-regarded independent schools within the area.
Mainline rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol and Bath. Bristol International Airport is approximately 7 miles away and the A37, A38 and M5/M4 motorways are easily accessible from the property.
The Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes are close by, notable for their fishing, birdlife, sailing and nature study amenities. Stanton Wick boasts an impressive range of culinary hotspots on its doorstep. Within a three mile radius of the property are found the Micheline starred Pony & Trap pub, its sister fish restaurant Salt & Malt, the country hotel and restaurant The Pig near Bath, and many fine country pubs and restaurants including the highly rated local pub, The Carpenters Arms.
Mains electric and water, private drainage and oil fired central heating.
Local Authority & Council Tax
Bath and North East Somerset Council Tel: 01225 477000. Council tax band: E.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01275 333993
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.