Glencross Lodge, BAGLEY, Wedmore, Somerset
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION ....... Glencross Lodge is a spacious family home in a unique elevated position with outstanding views in all directions and set in a plot of just under 6 acres. Built in 1962, this single storey property is spacious throughout with well proportioned, versatile accommodation. There is also full planning permission to erect a detached one bedroom annexe. The current accommodation is split level and includes a large dual aspect sitting room and a sun room, both taking in the simply stunning views which include the Mendip Hills. There is also a dining room, kitchen breakfast room and a large utility room on the side. The master bedroom has an en suite and there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there are mature gardens to the side and rear including a walled vegetable garden and private seating areas to enjoy the unrivalled panoramic views. The field to the side measures around four acres and has its own access from the lane and a water supply. There is also a detached double garage, carport, workshop/garage, summer house and a greenhouse.


Access to the property is via a seventy metre driveway through a gated entrance. The 'L' shaped hallway has a double glazed window to the side aspect and access in to the loft space.

Dining Room

Double doors from the entrance hall lead in to this spacious reception room which measures 19' 9" x 12' (6.02m x 3.66m). Being open plan to the lounge, you immediately benefit from the stunning views available at the rear. This versatile space has sliding doors opening in to the:

Sun Room

Measuring 15' 2" x 8' (4.62m x 2.44m) and offering a fantastic position to relax and enjoy the amazing uninterrupted views in the distance, including the Mendip Hills. Two velux roof windows and bi-fold doors opening out to the garden at the side. <br/><br/>Back to the dining room and a wide open arch with steps down in to the:


Another impressive, well proportioned room which measures 19' 4" x 15' 5" (5.89m x 4.70m). This dual aspect room has a window to the side and sliding patio doors to the rear, both aspects offering stunning countryside views. There is a feature stone built fireplace with a wood burning stove on a slate hearth which extends in to the alcoves with display shelving. A door then leads in to the:

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Another dual aspect room with stunning views and measuring 16' 3" x 15' 5" (4.95m x 4.70m). Fitted with a range of painted wooden wall and base units including glass display units and shelving. One and a half bowl sink and drainer units with mixer tap over. Integrated double oven at eye level. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. Integrated electric hob with extractor hood over. Ample space for a table and chairs, tiled floor and recessed down lighting. Door out to the:

Utility Room

This larger than average utility space measures an impressive 16' 8" x 6' 3" (5.08m x 1.91m) and is fitted with a row of wooden base units with a work top over and a ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit. Ample space for a freestanding ridge freezer and other white goods. Doors lead out to both the front and rear and a window to the side with views. <br/><br/>Back to the main entrance hall and a door to the:

Master Bedroom

Measuring 15' 3" x 10' 10" (4.65m x 3.30m) with a large double glazed window to the front aspect and a door in to the:

En Suite Shower Room

Fully tiled double walk in shower cubicle with an Aqualisa power shower. Vanity wash hand basin with storage under and a low level WC. Chrome ladder style radiator, extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas and a fitted cupboard offering useful storage. Recessed down lighting and two obscured double glazed windows to the side.

Bedroom Two

Measures 14' 8" x 11' 11" (4.47m x 3.63m) with a double glazed window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Three

Double glazed window to the front with views and measuring 11' 11" x 10' 10" (3.63m x 3.30m).

Bedroom Four

Measures 9' 7" x 8' 11" (2.92m x 2.72m) with a window to the front.

Family Bathroom

Wood panelled bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment over. There is also an electric 'Triton' shower and concertina shower screen over. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Chrome ladder style radiator and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Two obscure double glazed windows to the side.


The gardens and land available are huge selling points for this property which sits in an elevated position with amazing 360-degree views. The stunning views include the Mendip hills stretching from Crooks Peak along to Priddy Mast, dropping to the west front of Wells Cathedral, panning across to Glastonbury Tor, the Somerset Levels and onto the distant Polden Hills. The overall plot measures just under six acres. The original plot of 1.9 acres and in 2000 the current owners purchased a further 4 acres, with separate gated access and a water connection. Outbuildings include a 6 x 4 metre workshop/garage, 3 x 3 metre summer house and a 38 metre zip wire and play fort.

Detached Garage, Car Port and Parking

The detached double garage measures 20' 3" x 15' 11" (6.17m x 4.85m) and is fitted with an up and over electric door, power and light. There is also a tiled double carport and the seventy metre long drive offers off road parking for several cars.

Planning Permission

Full planning permission has recently been granted to erect a self contained one bedroom annexe. Drawings and details are available upon request.

Services and Location

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage and oil fired central heating and hot water. The council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: 'E'. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS28 4TD.

About the Area

Bagley is a small, popular hamlet around 2 miles to the south of Wedmore which is a thriving Village with a range of shops including a village store and newsagent, butcher and a chemist. There are a range of individual shops, boutiques, galleries, pub restaurants and tea rooms. Within easy reach there are a wide range of clubs and societies. Most cultural and sporting activities are catered for in the area. There are excellent state and independent schools locally including Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Local Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and the Taunton Schools. The property is within easy distance of the M5 and Highbridge &#38; Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol international airport is approximately 17 miles north.