Yew Tree Cottage, Yarley, WELLS, Somerset
Yew Tree Cottage is a stunning family home which has just been completely refurbished throughout. Presented superbly well, this charming and substantial property has been rearranged by the current owners to provide spacious, light and airy accommodation including an impressive reception hall with a boot room leading off, a spacious sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room and a large utility room. On the first floor the master bedroom suite has a spacious dual aspect double bedroom, an en suite bathroom, a dressing room and a balcony. There are three further double bedrooms one with an en suite shower room and the family bathroom. Further improvements have included a complete new roof and top of the range replacement windows and doors throughout, including all internal doors. In addition to the main home there is a three bedroom cottage with its own parking and garden areas. This was a holiday let in the past providing the previous owners with a reliable income. A large patio sweeps around the rear of the property and includes an outdoor swimming pool. There is an orchard and an adjoining paddock. In total the plot extends to around 1.5 acres. There are two separate entrances from the road offering off road parking for several vehicles. Offered with the benefit of no onward chain.

The Accommodation

Yew Tree Cottage has been rearranged, improved and completely refurbished throughout by the current owners. The property is spacious throughout and has been finished to a very high standard by one of the areas most reputable builders. The large and impressive reception hall has a new wooden staircase leading to the first floor accommodation with a large storage cupboard under. There is also a larger than average boot room, a downstairs cloakroom and a storage room leading off the split level hall. The very spacious sitting room has French doors leading out to the patio at the rear and an attractive fireplace with a new wood burning stove on a slate hearth and a heavy wooden beam over. Two steps from the sitting room lead down to the dual aspect dining room measuring 22' in length. This versatile area could also be used as a study or a family room. The kitchen breakfast room measures 24' x 15' and has a range of modern wall and base cupboards including a central island unit to match with a breakfast bar, sink and further storage space. There is ample space for a large dining room table and chairs. Again, French doors lead out to the patio and swimming pool at the rear.<br/><br/>From the reception hall stairs lead up to a galleried landing with a large picture window to rear elevation taking in views of the orchard. The master bedroom suite has a dual aspect double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a door into the en suite bathroom with a separate shower cubicle. As with the rest of the property the en suite has been completely refurbished. Steps from the bedroom lead down to the dressing room area with further fitted cupboards. Leading off the bedroom is a balcony with views and ample space for a table and chairs. Off the landing there are a further three double bedrooms over two levels including another en suite shower room and the family bathroom. In total the accommodation extends to just under 2800 square feet.


The main garden lies beyond the large patio sweeping around the rear of the property and incorporating the impressive family swimming pool. The formal garden also incorporates an orchard with numerous mature and well established fruit trees. The separate holiday let cottage has a private garden immediately in front of it. There is an adjoining paddock that is suitable for equestrian enthusiasts or live stock. In total the ground extends to 1.5 acres.


A sweeping drive from the road leads to the side and rear of the property with a gravelled drive offering off road parking for several cars. Also well suited to larger vehicles including a motor home or caravan. There is also a drive on the other side of the house where there are double gates opening from the road opening on to a large hard standing area with ample space for further vehicles.

Holiday Cottage

Separate to the main home and presented in good order throughout. In the past this property has been used as a holiday let providing the previous owners with a reliable income. It has its own parking area with a courtyard garden to the rear. The accommodation includes a sitting room with an open plan kitchen and dining area. From here there is a spiral staircase leading to the first floor where there are three vaulted Bedrooms and a bathroom.<br/><br/>Agent Note: As part of the sale the owners of Yew Tree Cottage are happy to leave the detached Holiday Cottage furnished as seen.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating and hot water. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Mendip District Council is: E.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BA5 1LR. Leave Wells on the B3139 towards Wookey. Stay on this road passing through Wookey, then pass through Worth and on to the next Village of Yarley where the property can be found after a short distance on your left hand side and just before Yarley Crossroads where our for sale board will be outside.

About the Area

Yarley is a small hamlet with an active community and located between Wells and Wedmore. The nearby village of Wookey has a church and public house. Wells is just a short drive away and caters for most everyday needs with good shopping facilities, including the recent addition of Waitrose. There are a selection of restaurants and pubs, a cinema, churches of most denominations and an open-air market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Schooling is well catered for at all levels, both state and private with the property in the catchment area for the well regarded Blue School. Nearby in Street and Glastonbury are Millfield senior and prep schools receptively. The property is also within easy reach of the increasingly popular village of Wedmore offering many village services and amenities with numerous clubs and societies, tennis club and pub restaurants.