Waterfall Cottage, Sparrow Hill Way, WEARE, Somerset
Waterfall Cottage is an attractive, stone built cottage situated in a quiet position in the popular village of Weare. This well presented period property has been extended and then updated throughout by the current owners, whilst retaining many of the original features you would expect of a period cottage dating back to the early 1700's. This spacious family home includes two charming, well proportioned reception rooms at the front. Both the dual aspect sitting room and the dining room have lovely feature inglenook fireplaces. There is a spacious kitchen breakfast room leading to a rear hall with a study and utility room. The upstairs accommodation includes a master bedroom with a dressing room and en suite. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The good size south facing family garden at the rear is another feature and enjoys views of the Mendip Hills. Mainly laid to lawn with a large patio area, this private and sunny space is enclosed by mature trees and well stocked borders. There is also a detached double garage and off road parking for three cars.


The entrance hall immediately highlights the charm and character on offer throughout this charming home. Flagstone flooring, wooden beams and exposed stone walls. Wood panelling to dado height and wall lights.

Sitting Room

This dual aspect reception room measures 22' 10" x 16' 7" (6.96m x 5.05m) and has a wonderful Inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove on a flagstone hearth and the original bread oven. Exposed ceiling beams and an enclosed staircase up to the first floor. Two windows to the front elevation, one with a window seat. A window and French doors out to the patio and rear garden. Fitted cupboard under the stairs and wall lights.

Dining Room

Another well proportioned reception room with original features. Large Inglenook fireplace with an open fire, exposed ceiling beams and wooden flooring. Measures 16' 7" x 14' 2" (5.05m x 4.32m) with a window to the front elevation and wall lights.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

This spacious, dual aspect country kitchen measures 16' 5" x 14' 9" (5.00m x 4.50m) and is fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units with granite work tops over. Inset Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Integrated fridge. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Neff single oven with combination microwave oven. Fitted gas hob with an integrated extractor hood over. Windows to the side and rear and a door out to the patio at the side. Ample room for a dining table and chairs. Exposed ceiling beams, tiled flooring and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. <br/><br/>Door out to a rear hall with access out to the garden through a covered lean to, door into a DOWNSTAIRS WC and a door in to the:

Utility Room

Wooden wall and base units. Work top with a sink and drainer unit and space and plumbing under for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring and a window to the side aspect.


This versatile, dual aspect room measures 18' 5" x 10' 7" (5.61m x 3.23m) and is also well suited as a family room or a ground floor bedroom. Exposed beams, a tiled floor and access to loft space. Deep cupboard housing the oil fired boiler. Window to the side and door to the front.<br/><br/>Back to the sitting room and the enclosed turning staircase leading up to the:


The split level landing area has exposed ceiling beams, access to the loft space and an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with slatted shelving over.

Master Bedroom

This spacious dual aspect room measures 16' 4" x 11' 2" (4.98m x 3.40m) and has fitted wardrobes on two sides. Exposed beams, TV point and windows to the front and rear elevations.<br/><br/>An open arch leads out to the DRESSING ROOM area with a range of fitted bedroom furniture, a window to the side access and a door to:

En Suite Bathroom

Freestanding roll top bath with claw feet and a central mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Separate fully tiled walk in shower with an electric shower. Wash hand basin with storage under and a low level WC. Chrome ladder style radiator. Tiled floor with under floor heating and recessed down lighting. Measures 9' 4" x 6' 6" (2.84m x 1.98m) with wood panelling to dado height and a window to the side.

Bedroom Two

Dual aspect and fitted with a range of wardrobes and fitted drawers. Measures 12' 10" x 10' 7" (3.91m x 3.23m) with an exposed ceiling beam and windows to the side and rear.

Bedroom Three

This 'L' shaped dual aspect bedroom measures 16' 10" x 14' 4" (5.13m x 4.37m) and has exposed ceiling beams and fitted wardrobes. Window to the front and one to the side taking in lovely views of the local church.

Bedroom Four

Measures 10' 10" x 7' 10" (3.30m x 2.39m) with fitted wardrobes, exposed beams and a window to the front aspect.

Family Bathroom

Wood panelled bath with a hand held shower attachment over as well as a fitted main shower and shower screen. Inset wash hand basin with storage under, low level WC and a bidet. Recess cupboards with useful storage and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Measures 10' 8" x 7' 7" (3.25m x 2.31m) with exposed beams, recessed down lighting and a window to the side.


This sunny, private south facing rear garden is a real feature of this charming family home and enjoys views of the Mendip Hills. Spacious and split into two main areas with a large patio accessed from the kitchen and sitting room providing a lovely raised seating area ideal for Al Fresco dining or a relaxing drink in the sun. The patio is surrounded by well stocked borders and continues around to the side of the house and the lean to with access back in to the rear hall. Steps from the patio lead to the reminder of the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with further seating areas. Enclosed by mature trees, well established plants and shrubs and with raised hard standing for a greenhouse and shed. A pedestrian door in to the garage and gates lead out to the side and the drive.

Detached Double Garage and Parking

Measures 19' 1" x 17' (5.82m x 5.18m) with a pair of up and over doors and storage in the rafters. Fitted with power and light and a pedestrian door in to the rear garden. In addition to the garage there is off road parking for two cars in front of the garage and a further space to the side.

Services and Location

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired boiler and an LPG hob. Council tax band (Sedgemoor): 'G'. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS26 2LE.

About the Area

Weare is in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the south side of the Mendip Hills. The general area is well known for its leisure opportunities including walking, bicycling, riding, sailing and golf. There is also a leisure centre in Cheddar. Coupled with these facilities there is a church in the village and a selection of country pubs in nearby villages. The property is in the catchment area for Kings of Wessex in Cheddar, Hugh Sexey Middle School and the nearby first school in Weare. Wedmore, Cheddar, Winscombe and Axbridge are all within driving distance, where there are more shopping, social and recreational facilities. The cities of Bristol, Bath and Wells are all within driving distance, and there is access to the M5. Bristol International Airport is 9 miles up the A38.