5 Hills Buildings, Kent Street, CHEDDAR, Somerset
This superbly well presented cottage has been updated and improved throughout by the current owners. Thought to date back around 200 years, this charming two bedroom mid-terrace home is one of just eight properties in a private terrace with its entrance to the rear of Kent Street. Ideal for a home owner or an investor, the property is also only a short walk away from the shops and amenities, as well as Cheddar Gorge. On the ground floor the entrance leads into a spacious, fully fitted and modern kitchen and dining area. This leads through to the sitting room which has a feature multi fuel stove. Stairs then lead to the first floor with a bedroom and a bathroom. There is also a dressing area with stairs leading up to the second bedroom. Opposite the front door a gate leads to an enclosed private south facing garden with seating areas, lawn and easy to manage plants and shrubs. At the far end there is a private terrace with a 'hot tub' (available by separate negotiation), perfect for a soak and a relaxing drink in privacy. The property is offered with the benefit of no onward chain.


Access to the terraced properties of Hills Buildings is at the rear of Kent Street. A path running at the front offers access through a double glazed stable style front door directly into the:

Kitchen and Dining Area

12' 3" x 11' 3" (3.73m x 3.43m) Charming room with plenty of light coming through the south facing double glazed window to the front overlooking the garden. Range of wooden base units with Quartz work tops over. Inset Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Integrated Bosch washing machine. Space for a freestanding electric over with a fitted extractor hood over. Large fitted cupboard with shelving offering useful storage. Ample space for a free standing fridge freezer and table and chairs.<br/><br/>Door through to the:

Sitting Room

13' 8" x 11' 9" (4.17m x 3.58m) A lovely cosy room benefiting from a central feature fireplace with a multi fuel stove on a flagstone hearth. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage under. Coving to the ceiling, laminate wood effect flooring and a double glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom One

10' 10" x 10' 2" (3.30m x 3.10m) An attractive room with fitted wardrobes. There is also a large deep fitted cupboard with a hanging rail over the stairs. Double glazed window to the front of the property with a deep window sill.

Family Bathroom

7' 6" x 5' 2" (2.29m x 1.57m) Recently refurbished and now comprising a bath with drop down panels offering excellent storage . Shower and screen over the bath with the shower fed by the mains water. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and a velux roof window bringing in lots of natural light. Fully tiled walls and floor and some wooden panels along one wall to dado height. Chrome ladder style radiator and recessed spot lights.

Dressing Area

7' 7" x 6' 2" (2.31m x 1.88m) Double glazed window to the rear elevation with views across the garden and the village. <br/><br/>Stairs from this area then lead up into the loft space to:

Bedroom Two

12' 6" x 10' 4" (3.81m x 3.15m with some restricted head height) Spacious and light, this area has been converted in the loft space and now offers a double bedroom which is also well suited as a play room or a home office. Exposed stone work on one wall and exposed beams. Velux roof light to the rear elevation and useful eaves storage. A large fitted cupboard houses the boiler.


The path running alongside the cottages at the rear of Hills Buildings splits the house and the south facing garden which is approximately 100 feet in length. A small seating area with railway sleeper steps leading to a raised shingles area with a block paved path leading through to a patio area which is an ideal spot close to the house perfect for a drink in the evening.<br/><br/>Steps from this area lead down to a lawned area of the garden with mature shrubs and plants on one side. On the other a slate stone path runs along the side fence to the bottom of the garden. There you will find a shed with a gate alongside which takes you through to a private area. This decked area has a 'hot tub' which is available by separate negotiation and ideal for a relaxing soak and a drink in privacy. The garden has been created to feature various garden rooms in what is ultimately a very easy space to manage.


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: 'A'.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS27 3LQ. You will find our 'for sale' board on the front of 'Hills Buildings. There are gates at both ends with a path leading to the entrances to the properties.

About the Property

The terraced properties known as 'Hill Buildings' are thought to date back approximately 200 years. Located at the rear of Kent Street they are conveniently located and within easy walking distance to the popular tourist destination village of Cheddar. The current owners purchased the property in 2006 and have recently completely refurbished the cottage. In addition to the converted loft space they remodelled the bathroom introducing more room and space and bringing in natural light through the velux roof light. The property has been completely rewired and all the plumbing been replaced. A new combination boiler was installed. The property has been decorated to a very high standard and whilst the property has undergone major changes the owners have sympathetically retained character throughout, ensuring this pretty cottage retains plenty of charm. Any new owner should be able to move in and live immediately. This will benefit any investment buyers looking for a charming holiday let as an investment close to Cheddar Gorge.

About the Area

Cheddar is a large Village at the foot of the Mendip Hills and just 9 miles north-west of Wells. Within easy reach of the A38, Bristol is only 30 minutes away (18 miles) and the M5 motorway approximately 15/20 minutes. Bristol International Airport is 25 minutes away. Cheddar offers a good range of amenities with a wide range of shops including a bank, building society and a Post Office. There are also doctor and dentist surgeries. Local tourist attractions include Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves. The property is located within the school catchment areas for the local First school, Fairlands Middle School and the Kings of Wessex Academy. The Kings Fitness and Leisure Centre adjoining the Kings of Wessex Academy offers an extensive range of activities for all the family.