The Orchard, Draycott Road, CHEDDAR, Somerset
The Orchard is a deceptively spacious and versatile four bedroom detached bungalow. Located just outside of Cheddar the property has been extended and improved by the current owner. The accommodation which measures around 2100 square feet includes a large family kitchen, a dining room open plan to a wonderful light and airy sitting room. Leading off of the sitting room is a huge quadruple aspect cinema room and study with doors opening out to the garden. In addition there is a family bathroom and four bedrooms, the master with an en suite. Screened by mature hedging the grounds extend to approximately two thirds of an acre. There is large garden at the front mainly laid to lawn and at the rear there is a patio and a lawned garden taking in fantastic countryside views. From the road there is a private driveway offering plenty of off road parking and a turning space. Offered with the benefit of no onward chain.


Entrance is under an open porch into a very spacious hallway with the reception rooms and bedrooms leading off.<br/><br/>Door to:

Kitchen Breakfast Room

17' 3" x 13' 6" (5.26m x 4.11m) Range of wooden fronted base cupboards with work surfaces over. Inset ceramic sink and drainer unit with chrome mixer tap over. Halogen hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. Integrated double electric oven as well as an integrated fridge and dishwasher. Extensive tiling to the to water sensitive areas. Recess with plumbing for a washing machine. Door leading back to the front porch and driveway. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator. Dual aspect room with windows overlooking the front and side elevations. Windows are double glazed as they are throughout the property.

Dining Room

14' x 9' 11" (4.27m x 3.02m) A good size room with a window to the front elevation. Wall light points and a central ceiling light point. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.<br/><br/>Open plan with a step down to the:

Sitting Room

18' 9" x 14' 1" (5.72m x 4.29m) A very sunny dual aspect room with French windows opening to the front garden. Also a window overlooking the rear garden and the countryside beyond. Inset gas coal effect fire with a slate hearth. TV and wall light points. Radiator and coving to the ceiling.<br/><br/>Door out to:

Home Cinema/Games Room

30' 1" x 16' 10" (9.17m x 5.13m) An impressive and spacious room currently set up as a study and cinema room. Quadruple aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations and French doors leading out to the patio and rear garden. Wall light points as well as recessed down lighting. Electrically operated roll down projector screen. Two radiators. NB: With the utility leading off and access to the outside this room could be well suited as an annexe<br/><br/>Door to:

Utility Room

6' x 5' 9" (1.83m x 1.75m) Ladder style radiator. Window to the side elevation. <br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and a door to:

Master Bedroom

13' 6" x 12' 6" (4.11m x 3.81m) Dual aspect double bedroom with windows overlooking the side elevation and the rear garden. Double fitted wardrobe. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.<br/><br/>Door to:

En suite shower room

9' 10" x 7' 2" (3.00m x 2.18m) Fitted with a shower and a low level WC. Wash hand basin with cupboards under and a chrome mixer tap over. Ladder style radiator. Window to the side elevation. Fully tiled.

Bedroom Two

12' 5" x 9' 10" (3.78m x 3.00m) Another light, dual aspect double bedroom with double fitted wardrobes. Windows to both the side patio and the rear garden. Radiator and coving to the ceiling.

Bedroom Three

13' 4" x 9' 10" (4.06m x 3.00m) Window overlooking the side patio. Fitted double wardrobe. Space for another double wardrobe if required. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.

Bedroom Four or Study

8' 7" x 6' 6" (2.62m x 1.98m) Patio doors open out on to the side patio and garden. Also well suited to a home office. Coving to the ceiling and a radiator.

Family Bathroom

9' 10" x 7' 2" (3.00m x 2.18m) Floor and walls are fully tiled. White panelled bath with chrome mixer tap over. Wall mounted wash hand basin and mixer tap. Fully tiled and enclosed shower cubicle with sliding doors. Low level WC and a ladder style radiator. Obscure double glazed window to the side elevation.

Ground Floor Cloakroom

Low level WC and a wash hand basin. Window to the side elevation.


Set in a plot thought to be approximately two thirds of an acre. The grounds are mainly laid to a level lawn with wonderful open aspect of the surrounding countryside both to the front and rear elevations. The front garden has raised flower borders and mature hedging screening the driveway and the property from the road. The rear has a patio, large pond, plenty of established trees and wonderful open countryside views. From the road there is access on to a private drive at the side of the house with a turning space and ample parking for several vehicles.


The tarmac driveway runs up to the side of the property and has off road parking for several vehicles. There is also a turning space and plenty of room for a garage to be erected, if required and subject to planning.


Mains water, electricity and gas with private drainage. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: F. An alarm system is in place with CCTV monitors around the property.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS27 3RU. Driving out of Cheddar towards Draycott the entrance to The Orchard will be on your left shortly after you see the sign for Winchester Farm on your right. Our for sale board is outside.

About the Area

Cheddar is a 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.