River House, Bartletts Bridge, COCKLAKE, Wedmore
River House is an attractive three bedroom detached period cottage located within a quiet hamlet just one mile outside of the popular village of Wedmore. On the ground floor there is a very spacious dual aspect living room with lots of charm and character including a large fireplace with a wood burning stove. This leads out to the conservatory which takes in lovely views of the countryside. There is also a family kitchen overlooking the front elevation, again with open countryside views. In addition there is a dining room, a utility and a downstairs shower room. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and the family bathroom. All the bedrooms benefit from attractive views. Outside, the property has a good sized garden filled with mainly herbaceous planting and a paved patio with space for a table and chairs, perfect for Al fresco dining while enjoying the views. There is a single garage with parking to the front and an adjoining workshop to the rear.

Living Room

27' 2" x 12' 2" (8.28m x 3.71m) A wonderful, dual aspect room with two windows to the front elevation and two windows to the rear and a door leading out to the rear patio. Feature inglenook fireplace with a stone surround, a wooden beam over, tiled hearth and inset wood burning stove and bread oven. Exposed, painted ceiling beams and at the far end of the room there is an alcove with built in shelving and cupboard below. Ample space for a sitting area at one end by the open fire and space at the other for a table and chairs. Door opens to the:


12' 1" x 10' 5" (3.68m x 3.18m) A fabulous space from where to enjoy the views of the surrounding open countryside and the Mendip Hills. Built with a dwarf stone wall under a poly carbonate roof. Double doors open to the garden and patio. Ceramic tiled flooring. Back to the living room and a door opens to the:

Dining Room

13' 1" x 12' 5" (3.99m x 3.78m) This spacious and attractive area is a versatile and ideally suited to a number of uses. There are two windows overlooking the rear of the property with views of the Mendips. Exposed painted ceiling beams and wooden floorboards. Stairs rise to the first floor. Door to:

Family Kitchen

12' 7" x 10' 8" (3.84m x 3.25m) A range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces over. Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Space for a dishwasher and a freestanding fridge/freezer. Electric oven and four ring electric hob with extractor fan above. Tiling to the water sensitive areas. Feature recess with a wooden beam over and an extractor fan. Ceramic tiled flooring. Exposed ceiling beams and recessed spot lights. A stable door opens to the:

Utility Room

5' 10" x 4' 6" (1.78m x 1.37m) A window overlooks the rear elevation. Space for a washing machine and a dryer. Houses the oil fired boiler. Tiled floor. Also off the inner hall is the:

Ground Floor Shower Room

5' 6" x 4' (1.68m x 1.22m) A fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with mains shower connected. Wash hand basin and a low level WC. Tiled walls and an extractor fan.

First Floor Landing

Partially exposed ceiling beams, window to the rear and access to the loft area.

Bedroom One

14' 9" x 12' 5" (4.50m x 3.78m) Dual aspect room with attractive features including exposed A-frame beams. Window to the front aspect with a window seat and a window to the side elevation, both with countryside views. Storage cupboards built in above the bed and two built in double wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving above.

Bedroom Two

8' 9" x 8' 7" (2.67m x 2.62m) Currently used as a study with partially exposed ceiling beams. Window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three

12' 3" x 9' 11" (3.73m x 3.02m) A dual aspect double bedroom with partially exposed ceiling beams. Windows to the front and side elevations.

Family Bathroom

8' 3" x 4' 11" (2.51m x 1.50m) Panelled bath with electric shower over and a fitted shower screen. Counter top wash hand basin with mixer tap over and storage under. Low level WC. Partially exposed ceiling beams. Velux roof light, recessed spot lights and a radiator. Tiling to water sensitive areas and a tiled floor.


The property is surrounded on three sides by an attractive walled garden. The garden is part paved with established herbaceous planting with a wide variety of roses and shrubs. At the rear of the property the garden overlooks the river and has views across open farmland to the Mendip Hills and beyond. There is plenty of space for outside table and chairs. To the side of the rear porch is an outside tap and a wood store. Agent Note: On the other side of the road running along the river there is another strip of lane which the vendor is currently renting at a peppercorn rate.

Garage and Workshop

GARAGE: 16' 8" x 9' 1" (5.08m x 2.77m) Adjoining the workshop is a single garage with light and power with an up and over door. There is a parking space directly in front of the garage. WORKSHOP: 8' 10" x 8' (2.69m x 2.44m) A stone built building with a window to the rear elevation. This is where the oil tank is located. Power and electricity connected.

Services and Location

Mains electricity and water are connected with Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: E. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for the property is: BS28 4HH.

About the Area

Cocklake is a hamlet approximately one mile outside the village of Wedmore. Wedmore itself is a thriving village with a range of shops including a newsagent, a butchers and a chemist. Plus pubs/restaurants and tea rooms. Within easy reach there are a wide range of social and sporting clubs and various cultural societies. There are excellent schools in the area including Wedmore First School Academy, High Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Nearby Independent schools include Wells Cathedral, Sidcot, Millfield and Taunton School. The property is within easy distance of the M5 giving excellent access both north and south. Bristol International airport is approximately 17 miles north.