4 Bedrooms Detached House - For Sale
Bowlish, Shepton Mallet, Somerset Asking Price £550,000
An excellent detached family home full of character and charm, situated in the desirable village of Bowlish. This much loved property offers fantastic accommodation as well as private gardens, a paddock and detached outbuilding.
The old coach house is a fantastic property originating back to 1850, it is full of charm and character. This beautiful property offers mature gardens, a further paddock measuring approximately 1 acre, an additional outbuilding and parking for several vehicles.
About the inside
The property is entered via a useful porch area, great for storing coats and shoes. The sitting room acts as the main hub of the home, with beautiful beams and a fire-place with log burner to the centre. This room leads to the kitchen which is fitted with modern units and surfaces and a range cooker with gas hob and electric ovens. There is a breakfast bar area which overlooks the beautifully maintained rear garden. A useful utility area is accessed from the kitchen providing plenty of space for a washing machine and extra storage, and there is also a ground floor shower room. There is a formal dining room which can seat up to ten people. It enjoys French doors which open up onto a patio area in the rear garden, creating a fantastic indoor-outdoor flow.
The first floor is home to three bedrooms, including the principal bedroom which is set up with a walk-in dressing area. The family bathroom is also located on this floor with a panelled bath, w/c and sink. The landing area is a generous space which could be utilised as a home office/study area or additional seating area.
The third floor is home to a further double bedroom which enjoys plenty of built in storage space as well as views across the countryside beyond.
About the outside
The property is situated in the centre of a private, mature garden which wraps around three sides of the property. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with an array of mature planting , shrubs, trees and flowers creating a peaceful area to sit and relax. There are additional areas which include vegetable patches, and a patio area set up with outdoor furniture.
A further paddock adjoins the property and is currently used for grazing for sheep and chickens with a purpose-built field shelter suitable for sheep and goats, and a temporary structure currently housing the chickens.
In addition, a detached outbuilding is located within the property boundary which would likely have been the original coach house. Currently this is used as a workshop area but has been used as a garage and would offer a variety of uses.
About the area
The historic market town of Shepton Mallet provides everyday shopping facilities, including a local farmers market on Fridays. Within walking distance is Collett Park which is an attractive parkland with a large duck pond, play equipment and opportunities for natural play.
Nearby is the cathedral city of Wells which offers further amenities. The heritage city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also nearby. Mainline rail services to London Paddington and Exeter can be found at Castle Cary which is 7 miles away. Bristol International Airport is 20 miles away.
There are a wide range of good educational establishments at all levels in the local area from the public and private sectors. There is a good selection of schools in the area which include Shepton Mallet Infants, St Paul’s Church of England Junior School, Croscombe Primary School and Whitstone Secondary School.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities including walking and cycling. There are leisure centres at Shepton Mallet, Wells and Glastonbury and golf courses at Farrington Gurney, Mendip (outside Shepton Mallet) and Wells.
Postcode - BA4 5JB
Local Authority - Somerset Council
Council Tax - E
Energy Performance Certificate Rating - D
Tenure – Freehold
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens