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The Old Coach House, Sand Road, WEDMORE, Somerset
850,000
SUPERB HOME JUST A SHORT WALK IN TO THE CENTRE OF THE VILLAGE ..... The Old Coach House is a gem in the centre of this most sought after village. Situated at the end of a private drive, this superbly well presented period family home has been extensively improved and updated over the years by the current owners. Arranged over three floors this spacious and versatile property still benefits from many of the original features including exposed beams and flagstone flooring. The wonderful living room has a glass sun room extension. At the rear is a garden room currently used as a dining room. The family room is alongside the kitchen breakfast room which has a large useful utility area leading off. On the first floor is the master bedroom with a walk in wardrobe and en suite shower room. There are also two further double bedrooms and the family bathroom. On the second floor there are a further two double bedrooms and a bathroom. In addition to the family home there is a detached two storey stone building which is well suited as a holiday let or an annexe (STPP). Attractive, easy to maintain gardens surround the property including a stunning courtyard garden. At the end of the private drive there is off road parking for several cars.

Ground Floor

At the front of this charming home is a wonderful glass extension. This includes a light and spacious porch area with exposed stone walls, tiled flooring and a heavy wooden front door leading into the ENTRANCE HALL. This attractive split level area has a wooden turning staircase leading to the first floor accommodation, a downstairs WC leading off and flagstone flooring. Off the hall is the LIVVING ROOM which measures 20' 11" x 13' 5" (6.38m x 4.09m). This stunning triple aspect reception room has a open fireplace, exposed beams and windows to the side and rear. There is also an opening leading in to the SUN ROOM EXTENSION. Open plan to the living room this light and spacious area measures 21' 4" x 6' 6" (6.50m x 1.98m) and looks out to the charming courtyard garden at the front. Off the hall at the rear is the GARDEN ROOM which measures 16' 10" x 9' 5" (5.13m x 2.87m). This is another fine example of the improvements made by the sellers. Currently used as a dining room there is plenty of light on all three sides as well as two sets of French doors out to the rear garden. Also off the entrance hall is the FAMILY ROOM. Measuring 15' 9" x 11' 2" (4.80m x 3.40m) this dual aspect room has a wood burning stove with windows to the side and rear aspects. Alongside the family room and allowing the option to create a huge open plan family area is the KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM. This spacious family kitchen measures 15' 10" x 15' 1" (4.83m x 4.60m) and has a wide range of cream painted wooden wall and base units with a matching Island. Granite work tops over and a double sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Large and attractive recess housing the fitted gas fired Aga with a 'companion' alongside. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Ample space for a table and chairs. Triple aspect with windows to both sides of the property as well as the front. Flagstone flooring and recessed down lighting. A wooden stable door then leads out to the first of two utility areas. The first UTILITY AREA measures 11' 3" x 4' 4" (3.43m x 1.32m). With a tiled floor and a door leading out to the courtyard garden there is ample space for a free standing fridge freezer and is well suited as a boot room, for example. A step up to the UTILITY ROOM which measures 18' 11" x 5' 9" (5.77m x 1.75m) and has a large selection of fitted cupboards along one wall. A worktop has space and plumbing under for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Alongside is a Butler sink on stone built pillars and further space for a free standing fridge freezer. Composite flooring and recessed down lighting. A door leads out to the second of two downstairs WC's which measures 5' 11 x 5' 9 and has a hand basin and a window out to the rear garden.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and stairs leading to the:

First Floor

The LANDING AREA has a window overlooking the front courtyard garden and stairs leading to the second floor accommodation. The MASTER BEDROOM is an impressive well proportioned dual aspect room measuring 18' 3" x 13' 5" (5.56m x 4.09m). With windows to the front and side there is also a large walk in wardrobe and a door to the MASTER EN SUITE. Measuring 11' 4" x 6' (3.45m x 1.83m) the suite includes a fully tiled walk in double shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Overlooking the rear garden with a tiled floor, extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas and a chrome towel radiator. BEDROOM TWO is another dual aspect double bedroom and measures 13' 2" x 10' 5" (4.01m x 3.18m). With two sets of fitted wardrobes, there is a window overlooking the courtyard garden and an attractive porthole window to the front. BEDROOM THREE measures 13' 7" x 9' (4.14m x 2.74m), faces the rear aspect and has two sets of fitted wardrobes. The spacious and light FAMILY BATHROOM measures 10' 4" x 5' 11" (3.15m x 1.80m) and includes a wood panelled bath was well as a separate fully tiled walk in shower cubicle. With tiled flooring and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. A pedestal wash hand basin, a low level WC and recessed down lighting. Obscured double glazed window to the side. <br/><br/>A further turning staircase leads up to the:

Second Floor

This spacious second floor area is ideally suited to guests or teenage children, for example. The LANDING has ample storage in the eaves and opens into a lobby area for BEDROOM FOUR which measures 21' 1" x 9' 5" (6.43m x 2.87m). The bedroom area has two front aspect velux roof windows with views across the village. There are also fitted wardrobes, eaves storage and a door to the adjacent SHOWER ROOM. Measuring 10' 8" x 4' 9" with a fully tiled shower cubicle, counter top wash hand basin with storage under and a low level WC. A velux roof window also takes in the views of the village. Further eaves storage, a chrome ladder style radiator and recessed down lighting. BEDROOM FIVE measures 11' 9" x 8' 1" (3.58m x 2.46m) with fitted wardrobes, eaves storage, recessed down lighting and two velux roof windows.

Detached Two Storey Office

In addition to the main family home is this delightful two storey detached stone built property. Previously used by the current owners as a home office, this charming building is equally well suited as a holiday let or an annexe (STPP). The GROUND FLOOR AREA measures 14' 4" x 13' 7" (4.37m x 4.14m) and has windows to the front and side aspects, exposed stone walls and wooden stairs leading to the FIRST FLOOR SPACE. Measuring 14' 4" x 13' 7" (4.37m x 4.14m) the first floor area has further exposed stone walls including a porthole window to the front aspect. The vaulted exposed wooden ceiling has two velux roof windows to the side.

Outside

Attractive gardens surround the property. A stone path from the drive leads to the charming courtyard garden at the front of the property. This wonderful wall enclosed area has ample space for a table and chairs and is sunny and private. The gardens to the side and rear of the property are arranged over two levels. Deliberately landscaped to be easy to manage by the current owners there is an extensive selection of mature trees, well established plants and shrubs. At the rear of the property is an attached potting shed and to the side of the detached home office is a log shed.

Parking

A long private drive leads down to the wooden five bar gate. This opens on to the drive which has off road parking for several cars.

Services and Location

Mains gas, electricity and water. Private drainage. The current council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: F. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode is: BS28 4BZ. You will find our 'for sale' board at the top of the drive.

About the Area

Wedmore is a thriving Village with a range of shops including a village store and newsagent, butcher and a chemist. There are a range of individual shops, boutiques, galleries, pub restaurants and tea rooms. Within easy reach there are a wide range of clubs and societies. Most cultural and sporting activities are catered for in the area. There are excellent state and independent schools locally including Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School Academy. Local Independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and the Taunton Schools. The property is within easy distance of the M5 and Highbridge &#38; Burnham railway station with regular trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol international airport is approximately 17 miles north.