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Pine Lodge, 4 Ashcott Road, MEARE, Glastonbury, Somerset
395,000
Pine Lodge is a well presented and spacious four bedroom detached family home which has been upgraded and improved throughout by the current owners. Some of the improvements have included sensible alterations to the layout of the property. The accommodation now includes a large dual aspect sitting room with new sliding patio doors out to the rear garden, a dining room and a fully fitted and spacious kitchen. The ground floor also includes a modern fitted bathroom with a separate shower cubicle. On the first floor there are four spacious bedrooms and a separate toilet with hand basin. The dining room is next to the bathroom and offers the option of a ground floor bedroom. The property is set back from the road and reasonably central in the plot. The gardens are private and fully enclosed and surround the property with a selection of mature and established trees including apple, plum and nut trees. The rear garden is very private with a large patio running across the back of the house in addition to the lawned area. The large front garden adjoins the gravelled drive with ample parking for several cars and leads to the detached garage.

Accommodation

The entrance to the property is through the porch on the side of the house which has a glazed front door and a side window. From the porch a part glazed door then leads into the entrance hall. The spacious and long hall has an oak parquet floor and offers access to the principal reception rooms, the kitchen and the ground floor bathroom.<br/><br/>The kitchen has a range of modern wooden wall and base units with granite work tops over and an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with a mixer tap over. A large floor to ceiling larder cupboard to match and ample space for a freestanding fridge freezer. Space for a range cooker with a fitted extractor hood over. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and a dishwasher. Refitted around three years ago as part of the refurbishment works carried out by the sellers, the kitchen is spacious and dual aspect with two windows overlooking the rear garden and one to the side. There is also a door leading out to the rear. The dining room overlooks the front garden and is located next to the family bathroom offering the option of a ground floor bedroom, if required. Again, the family bathroom was recently refitted as part of the refurbishment works and includes a freestanding roll top bath with claw feet and a hand help shower attachment and mixer tap unit over. There is a separate fully tiled shower cubicle and a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. The bathroom has an obscure glass window to the front elevation, a chrome ladder style radiator and a ceramic tiled floor. At the end of the hall is the very spacious and dual aspect sitting room. A real feature of the room is the wonderful fireplace surrounding the gas coal effect fire sitting on a slate hearth. Measuring an impressive 22' x 14' with new sliding patio doors leading out to the rear garden, Oak parquet flooring and an open tread staircase leading to the first floor accommodation.<br/><br/>Upstairs there are four spacious bedrooms, two to the front elevation and two facing the rear aspect. The very spacious master bedroom measures 15' x 12' 4" and has a large double glazed window overlooking the front garden. Also overlooking the front is bedroom two, another double bedroom which measures 10' 6" x 10' 1". Bedroom three overlooks the private rear garden and measures 13' 9" x 8' 2". Bedroom four also faces the rear aspect. Split into two areas and measuring 17' x 6' 11" it is very well suited to a child's bedroom or a study. There is also the option to create an en suite and dressing room off the master bedroom, if required. In addition to the four bedrooms on the first floor there is a separate toilet with a hand basin.

Outside

Gardens surround this detached family home which sits fairly centrally in the plot. Double wooden gates open from the road on to the gravelled drive which leads to the detached garage as well as the porch on the side of the house with access into the property. The front garden is private and wall enclosed with a selection of mature trees. Adjoining the gravel drive the front garden is mainly laid to lawn this very spacious area easily acts as an extension of the family garden space. The rear garden can be accessed from the front along both sides of the house as well as from the French doors from the sitting room and a door from the kitchen. Again, private and fully enclosed the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn. There are various established trees, including apple trees and well stocked borders. A patio runs along the rear of the property with ample space for a table and chairs.

Garage and Parking

Detached garage with a metal up and over door and a pedestrian door on the side. In addition to the garage double wooden gates open from the road on to the gravelled drive where there is off road parking for several vehicles.

Services

Mains water, drainage and electricity. The current owners installed a new oil tank and new floor mounted combination boiler to supply heating and hot water. This was a completely new system throughout. The gas coal effect fire in the sitting room is fuelled by bottle gas located on the side of the house. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Mendip District Council is: D.

Location

For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BA6 9ST. Turn off of the Meare Road (A3151) into Ashcott Road. Pine Lodge (Number 4) is the second house on the right.

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) is 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).