Bruewithy, 4 Old Orchard Close, MEARE, Glastonbury, Somerset
SUPERBLY WELL PRESENTED HOME WITH STUNNING VIEWS ...... Bruewithy is an attractive four bedroom detached family home located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the popular village of Meare. This well proportioned modern house was designed and built in 2012. Whilst resembling a local traditional home it is finished to a very high specification as you would expect of a modern energy efficient property, including under floor heating throughout the property. Individually designed, this charming modern home is set in a private corner position overlooking the river and the adjoining countryside with stunning views including the Mendip Hills and Glastonbury Tor. Designed with modern family living in mind the property is spacious throughout. On the ground floor the large entrance hall opens onto an impressive dual-aspect kitchen and dining room, measuring 22' x 19. The ground floor also houses a sitting room, study, utility room and a downstairs WC. On the first floor there is a master bedroom, with an en-suite and Juliette balcony, and three further bedrooms, one with an en-suite, and the family bathroom. Outside, gardens surround the property with open views of the surrounding countryside. There is also a double garage and driveway.

The Accommodation

The front door opens into an impressively spacious entrance hall with wooden flooring and an oak staircase leading to the first floor with storage under. There is a large cloaks cupboard, downstairs WC, recessed down lighting throughout and doors opening to ground floor accommodation. Immediately off the hall to your right is the dual aspect sitting room measuring just under 20' x 15' with a window to the front elevation, French doors opening out into the rear garden with countryside views, coving to the ceiling and recessed down lighting. There is also a feature brick fireplace with log burner and recessed down lighting. To the left of the entrance hall is the stunning open plan kitchen and dining room. This naturally light dual-aspect family room measures 22' x 19' and enjoys open countryside views in either direction. French windows to both aspects lead to the garden and the riverside deck. The spacious proportions allow for separate seating and dining areas in addition to the high-spec kitchen which comprises a range of attractive wall and base units and Corian work surfaces. The integrated appliances include a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, twin oven, microwave and induction hob with cooker hood over. Doors open from here to the utility room and on into the integral double garage. The Utility Room comprises: Corian worktop, sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, ample power sockets and a range of storage cupboards. Adjoining the kitchen dining room is the spacious study with wonderful countryside views.<br/><br/>The first floor landing is light and airy, featuring a Velux window, storage cupboard, loft access with pull down ladder and doors off to first floor accommodation. There are four generous bedrooms, all with T.V. points, and two featuring spacious en-suites with walk-in showers. The master bedroom measures 22' x 12' and has stunning views to two aspects, out through the Juliette balcony toward the Mendip Hills and the rear window towards Glastonbury Tor. Bedroom Two could also be used as a master bedroom measuring over 16' x 12' with fitted cupboards. Bedroom Three has an area provisioned for a walk-in dressing room. Bedroom Four can also readily accommodate a double bed, if needed, and has ample space for wardrobes. The family bathroom enjoys plenty of natural light as well as WC, pedestal wash basin and a bath with shower over.


To the front elevation is a lawned front garden with shrub and tree borders; the double width driveway provides off road parking and access to the double garage. There is access on both sides of the property to the rear gardens which are relatively low maintenance. Adjoining fields on one side and the river on the other, this is truly a stunning rural position set in a popular village location. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees, plants and shrubs. There are patio and seating areas providing ideal entertaining space with wonderful views including the Mendip Hills and Glastonbury Tor. Overlooking the river is a deck with space for table and chairs and offering open views of the Mendips Hills.

Garage and Parking

Measuring 20' 8 x 15' 4 this double garage has a remote up and over door to the front, a pedestrian door back into the utility room and an obscure glass panelled door at the rear leading out into the garden. The garage is fitted with power, light, water and provides excellent storage. In addition to the garage there is off-road parking on the front drive for up to three cars.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are all connected. Heating is provided by an energy-efficient air source heat pump serving the hot water cylinder and under floor heating throughout the ground and first floor accommodation. Fibre optic broadband is available in the village, the current owners report download speeds of up to 51mps. The council tax band through Mendip District Council is Band F.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BA6 9FQ (alternatively BA6 9SW). At the corner of Porters Hatch and the main road you will see our for sale board. Drive down Porters Hatch and turn right into Old Orchard Close where you will find Bruewithy (number 4) in the corner position on the left hand side.

About the Area

Meare is a rural village 4 miles to the west of Glastonbury. The village provides a primary school, a garage, parish church, farm shop and post office. The local primary school was recently voted the number one primary school in Somerset and in the top ten in the UK. The historic town of Glastonbury offers a range of shopping facilities, St Dunstan's Community School and Millfield Preparatory School in Edgarley. Street is within 6 miles and provides a further choice of shopping facilities, Strode College, Strode Theatre and Millfield Senior School. There are various other popular independent schools within easy distance. Also within easy reach is the historic City of Wells and the ever popular Village of Wedmore. The M5 (junction 22 and 23) are within 12 miles, Bristol International Airport 22 miles and the nearest main line rail links to London Paddington are at Castle Cary just 19 miles away or Weston-super-Mare (19.7 miles).