Broadview, Axbridge Road, CHEDDAR, Somerset
Broadview is an attractive detached family home set in an elevated plot thought to measure just under 0.5 of an acre and benefitting from stunning views. This charming property was built in 1928 and unsurprisingly, has only had three owners until now. All of the principle receptions rooms and bedrooms are well proportioned dual aspect rooms and retain many of the original features. The ground floor has a sitting room, snug, dining room, pantry, kitchen breakfast room and a utility. Upstairs there is a family bathroom and four double bedrooms, the master with an en suite shower room. From the sitting and dining rooms French doors lead out to another lovely feature, the attractive verandah which runs around the front and side of the property. This steps down to the superbly well presented garden at the front with a selection of mature trees, establish borders and seating areas taking in the views which include Glastonbury Tor. There is also a garden area at the side, a vegetable garden and a large area laid to lawn at the back of the property which is also accessed by the separate entrance from the lane at the rear.

Ground Floor

The entrance hall has stairs leading to the first floor and doors to all three reception rooms, all of which are spacious dual aspect rooms with original features. Measuring 13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m) the SITTING ROOM has a window to the front and double doors leading out to the verandah at the side. There is a brick built fireplace and an interesting corner window taking in the elevated countryside views. The SNUG is another charming dual aspect room. Measuring 12' x 10' 11" (3.66m x 3.33m) with windows to the front and side and a cast iron fireplace. The DINING ROOM measures 13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m), a window to the rear and doors out to the verandah at the side. There is also a brick built fireplace (not used).

Ground Floor Continued

From the dining room a door leads to the PANTRY which has an original built in dresser. A door then leads in to the KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM which measures 12' x 10' 11" (3.66m x 3.33m) and is also accessed from the hall. Range of wooden wall and base units with wooden work tops over and a ceramic sink and drainer unit. An original wooden recess with space for a range style cooker. Ample space for a freestanding fridge freezer and table and chairs. Plumbing for a washing machine, tiled floor and tiling to the water sensitive areas. Window to the side and a door out to the UTILITY. Measuring 10' 7" x 9' (3.23m x 2.74m) with two large fitted cloaks cupboards. Work surface with space under for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Belfast sink and tiled floor. Window as well as a stable door out to the rear. Off the utility is a DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM with a shower enclosure, wash hand basin and a low level WC.

First Floor

Spacious landing with a window to the front taking in elevated countryside views, access to the loft and doors to all four bedrooms, all of which are dual aspect double rooms. The MASTER BEDROOM measures 13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m) with a window to the front taking in the countryside views. There is also a feature bay window to the side with stunning views including Glastonbury Tor and has a door out to a balcony. Range of fitted wardrobes and a door to the EN SUITE. Fitted with a walk in shower, vanity wash hand basin and a low level WC. Recessed down lighting and a chrome ladder style radiator. Fully tiled walls and flooring.

First Floor Continued

BEDROOM TWO faces the front and side, measures 12' x 10' 9" (3.66m x 3.28m) and has a fitted cupboard. BEDROOM THREE measures 10' 10" x 10' 10" (3.30m x 3.30m) with windows to the side and rear and a fitted wardrobe. BEDROOM FOUR has a tiled fireplace (not used) and measures 12' 3" x 12' (3.73m x 3.66m). As with the master bedroom there is a feature bay window to the side with views. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a bath with a hand held shower attachment over as well as a fitted shower and shower screen. Wash hand basin and low level WC. Obscured window to the rear and fitted storage cupboards. Chrome ladder style radiator and tiling to the water sensitive areas.


Alongside the long sweeping drive is an attractive formal garden. Screened from the road this sunny, private area is mainly laid to lawn with a wonderful selection of mature trees and established well stocked borders. This delightful setting has various seating areas and benefits from lovely elevated views. Running around the front and side of the property is an attractive verandah which offers a peaceful setting for a evening drink whilst taking in the stunning views, including Glastonbury Tor. On one side of the house is the garages and parking area, on the other is another area of garden with further planting, a greenhouse and another private seating area. From here steps and a gate lead to the vegetable garden and then on the main area of garden at the rear. This large area is laid to lawn and with separate access out to the lane at the rear offers potential use for a pony or maybe even those considering further accommodation, (STPP).

Garage, Parking and Outbuildings

The long drive sweeps up from the road to a pair of garages. Both with double wooden doors and fitted with power and light. One measures 17' 7" x 8' 4" and the other 17' 3" x 8' 9". In addition there is a large drive with parking for several cars. There is a second entrance at the rear of the property via Venns Gate, a road which runs parallel with Axbridge Road. Alongside the garages there are three outbuildings, previously used as stables and now providing ideal workshops and storage areas. Fitted with power and light they measure 14' 9" x 11' 7", 15' x 11' 7" and 11' 7" x 10' and provide potential for conversion (STPP).


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage and Calor Gas to fire the Vaillant boiler located in the kitchen which provides heating and hot water. At the time of preparing this brochure the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: E.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS27 3BX. You will find our 'for sale' board outside.

About the Area

Cheddar is a village at the foot of the Mendip Hills and just 9 miles north-west of Wells. Within easy reach of the A38, Bristol is only 30 minutes away (18 miles) and the M5 motorway approximately 15/20 minutes. Bristol International Airport is 25 minutes away. Cheddar offers a good range of amenities with a wide range of shops including a bank, building society and a Post Office. There are also doctor and dentist surgeries. Local tourist attractions include Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves. The property is located within the school catchment areas for the local First school, Fairlands Middle School and the Kings of Wessex Academy. The Kings Fitness and Leisure Centre adjoining the Kings of Wessex Academy offers an extensive range of activities for all the family.