Attractive and well present four/five bedroom detached property
Large private wraparound gardens and driveway parking for several vehicles
Light triple aspect living room
Generous kitchen/breakfast room with Rayburn
Easy commute to Bath, Bristol and Wells
About the property.
Set within its own generous grounds and built in the 1930's this attractive Doulting stone detached village home offers versatile living and light filled accommodation, making it ideal for a growing family. The accommodation offers a generous triple aspect living room, separate snug, downstairs bedroom with en-suite and a further four bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor.
The large family kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a traditional Rayburn range and leaded light windows overlooking the garden.
About the inside.
The front door opens directly into the light and airy wood built kitchen/breakfast room which features a large central island, Rayburn and separate built-in electric hob and oven. A white porcelain sink sits in front of a leaded light stone mullion window overlooking the front garden. There is plenty of room for a large dining table and an archway leads through to the snug, or separate dining room, with a woodburning stove. A generously proportioned triple aspect living room has a feature stone fireplace, while the large guest bedroom has a recently fitted modern shower room en-suite. A boot room/utility with access to the rear of the property completes the downstairs accommodation.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms - two good sized doubles with windows overlooking the front, a third single bedroom tucked under the eaves with a velux window to the rear, and a fourth bedroom currently used as a study. The fully tiled family bathroom offers a large corner bath with shower attachment and low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
About the outside.
The property is approached through a stone gateway and a gravel drive opens into a parking area for several vehicles. The level garden is laid to lawn and wraps around the front, side and rear. Bordered by a mix of walls, hedges and fences, the garden enjoys a variety of mature trees and flowerbeds, with a beautiful wisteria clambering over the corner of the house.
About the area.
The pretty Mendip village of Doulting is steeped in history and is home to a variety of interesting period properties, recreation field, 12th Century church and an excellent primary school (St. Aldhelm's C of E). Located on the eastern outskirts of Shepton Mallet (1.5 miles) and close to both the Cathedral City of Wells (8 miles) and the vibrant town of Frome (10 miles). Both the City of Bristol and the picturesque City of Bath, a World Heritage Site, are located just 17 miles away and easily accessible.
Shepton Mallet itself offers a range of local amenities and shopping facilities including a large supermarket, leisure centre, lido with fitness centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists and doctors, a Grade I Listed church and both primary and secondary state schools. There are also many highly-regarded independent schools (Prep & Senior) within easy reach, such as All Hallows Prep School, Downside School, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield School. For those travelling by train, Castle Cary station (which has direct services to London Paddington) is situated only six miles away.