51 Chilkwell Street, GLASTONBURY, Somerset
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a truly unique period property in the heart of Glastonbury. This attractive Grade II listed home is thought to be one of the oldest properties in the area. Dating back over 500 years and backing on to Chalice Hill and just a short walk away from Glastonbury Tor. With the rise and success of AirBnB, this charming mid terraced home is also likely to be well suited to investors. The accommodation includes a spacious dual aspect sitting room with flagstone flooring and a large inglenook fireplace. There is also a dining room which is open plan to the kitchen. This split level area also has a utility room and a ground floor shower room leading off. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is a private courtyard with steps up to the garden which has a winding path leading up towards Chalice Hill. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of well stocked, mature borders and various seating areas designed to take in the stunning views, including Butleigh Moor and Glastonbury Tor.


A step up from the road and a wooden front door lead into the entrance hall where stairs lead up to the first floor accommodation. Flagstone flooring and a door to:

Sitting Room

A charming dual aspect reception room with windows to the front and rear aspects. This well proportioned room measures an impressive 19' 2" x 13' 10" (5.84m x 4.22m) with original exposed ceiling beams. The feature Inglenook fireplace has a heavy beam over and an inset wood burning stove. <br/><br/>Also off the entrance hall is the:

Dining Room

This spacious and versatile reception room measures 18' 3" x 13' 7" (5.56m x 4.14m) and has a window to the front aspect. Open plan to the kitchen area with Oak wooden flooring and an exposed ceiling beam. A deep recess with shelving has an opening with storage under the stairs. <br/><br/>An open arch with wooden steps leads up in to the:


Measuring 13' 7" x 9' 4" (4.14m x 2.84m) and fitted with a range of wooden base units with wooden work tops over. Double Belfast sink with a mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a freestanding cooker. Tiled flooring and recessed down lighting. A window overlooks the courtyard garden at the side and a door leads out to the:

Utility Room

Measures 8' 5" x 6' 8" (2.57m x 2.03m) with space and plumbing for a washing machine and freestanding fridge freezer. Wall mounted gas fired boiler with an airing cupboard alongside which also houses the hot water tank. Tiled flooring and a door out to the courtyard garden at the side. <br/><br/>Door out to:

Ground Floor Shower Room

Fitted with a walk in shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Measures 8' 5" x 4' 9" (2.57m x 1.45m) with fully tiled walls, tiled flooring and an obscured window to the rear elevation.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and stairs leading to the:


This versatile space is currently used as a study area and has a velux roof window, exposed ceiling beams and a door to:

Bedroom One

Measures 13' 5" x 11' 8" (4.09m x 3.56m at its widest points) with a recess area, access to the loft space and a window to the front. Exposed ceiling beams.

Bedroom Two

This double bedroom measures 10' 10" x 10' 7" (3.30m x 3.23m) and has a window overlooking the garden at the rear with views of Glastonbury Tor as well as a velux roof window. Exposed ceiling beams.

Bedroom Three

Measures 10' 9" x 8' 4" (3.28m x 2.54m) with a window to the front aspect and further exposed ceiling beams.

Family Bathroom

Bath with mixer tap over and a hand held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas and exposed ceiling beams. Measures 6' 5" x 6' 2" (1.96m x 1.88m) with a velux roof window to the rear aspect.


From the utility room a door leads out to a private and sunny courtyard area. From here steps lead up to the mature garden which has a selection of well stocked borders and mature trees. Whilst mainly laid to lawn a path winds its way up the garden leading up towards Chalice Hill. There is a barbecue area at the top offering stunning views over Butleigh Moor. There are other seating areas and further views which include Glastonbury Tor.


Whilst the property does not have its own parking, the sellers inform us there are opportunities to rent a parking space almost opposite the house. At least two commercial premises on Chilkwell Street rent out parking spaces. The sellers currently pay £25pcm for a parking space.


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. The wall mounted gas fired boiler is in utility room. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Mendip District Council is: 'C'.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BA6 8DE.

About the Area

Glastonbury has been a religious centre throughout history. Today itís a small but thriving town and a major tourist venue, welcoming thousands of visitors each year. This popular market town offers a wide variety of amenities and interests with many social and sporting clubs. There are many interesting shops in the High Street as well as larger retail supermarkets nearby. Nearby the busy shopping area of Street caters for a wider variety of shopping needs from its out of town shopping centre, Clarke's Village and the Cultural city of Wells lies just 6 miles away. There is schooling to cater for infants through to secondary as well as higher education available at the nearby Strode College. Communication links are also very good with access to the M5 approximately 15 miles away and at Castle Cary a mainline fast train run directly to London Paddington.