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23 High Street, AXBRIDGE, Somerset
485,000
A rare opportunity to purchase a period property in the heart of Axbridge with lots of wonderful period features throughout. In need of some modernisation, this charming terraced home is located on the south side of the High Street of this popular medieval village. The property boasts a very private south facing garden at the rear and a garage. The accommodation includes a spacious dual aspect sitting room with a log burning stove, a well proportioned dining room and a kitchen breakfast room. There is a utility area and a downstairs WC. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms and two recently upgraded bathrooms. The property is offered with the benefit of no onward chain.

Sitting Room

This charming dual aspect reception room measures and impressive 18' x 17' 5" (5.49m x 5.31m) and features an Inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. Wooden flooring and original ceiling beams. Window to the rear with a window seat and one at the side looking out to the garden. Wall lights and a useful cupboard in the corner with storage reaching under the stairs.

Dining Room

Another impressive reception room with original ceiling beams. Measures 17' 5" x 11' 7" (5.31m x 3.53m) with a wooden sash window to the front elevation with a deep sill.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Fitted with a range of wooden base units with wooden work tops. China sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Space for a range style cooker with fitted base units either side. Space for a freestanding fridge freezer. Measures 16' x 10' 4" (4.88m x 3.15m) with a tiled floor, an exposed stone wall and a wooden sash window to the front aspect. Heavy painted ceiling beam and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas.

Utility Area and WC

A door from the entrance hall leads out to a rear lobby area which has a door and window out to the garden. There is a useful storage cupboard and a tiled floor which continues through to a utility area with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall mounted Vaillant gas boiler. Door to the DOWNSTAIRS WC with a low level WC and wash hand basin.

Bedroom One

This impressive bedroom has high ceilings and a wooden sash window to the front elevation with a window seat. Measures 17' 6" x 12' 11" (5.33m x 3.94m) with a cast iron fireplace (not used) and fitted cupboards in one corner.

Bedroom Two

Measures 12' 5" x 7' 9" (3.78m x 2.36m) with a window to the rear with views overlooking the garden. Useful recess in one corner with a fitted airing cupboard and space for a freestanding wardrobe. Picture window out to the landing, access to the loft space and some wood panelling to dado height.

Family Bathroom

Panelled bath with hot and cold taps over. Separate walk in shower cubicle. Low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Measures 9' 7" x 6' 8" (2.92m x 2.03m) with extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Window to the rear and a chrome ladder style radiator.

Bedroom Three

Measures 14' 9" x 8' 6" (4.50m x 2.59m) with a window overlooking the south facing rear garden. Recess shelving and a door to:

Shower Room

Recently upgraded and including a large walk in shower cubicle. Measures 10' 6" x 9' 4" (3.20m x 2.84m) with a wall hung wash hand basin and a low level WC with a concealed cistern. Bidet, window to the rear and extensive tiling. Fitted cupboard with shelving alongside and drawers under.

Outside

A feature of this property is the fully enclosed south facing rear garden which is accessed from the rear lobby. Deceptively longer than it looks, there is a large patio immediately at the rear of the house which steps out to the rest of the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature shrubs and trees, including fruit trees.

Garage

The property is sold with a garage which is located just off Old Coach Road which is a short walk away, just off the main square. The garage measures 15' 7" x 7' 9" (4.75m x 2.36m) and has an up and over door.

Services and Location

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. The council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: 'TBC'. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS26 2AF. Visitors will need to park in the main square or the car park nearby.

About the Area

The medieval town of Axbridge is widely known as the smallest and prettiest town in the Mendips. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with views towards Cheddar Gorge and the Mendips. Axbridge has shops and a post office. There is a pharmacy, a doctor's surgery and a primary school. In addition there are pubs and restaurants. This property is in the catchment area of Fairlands Middle School and Kings of Wessex Academy in Cheddar. Independent schools nearby include Sidcot, Wells Cathedral and Millfield. The A38 offers easy access to Bristol and Bristol International Airport, and the M5 motorway is just under 10 miles away.