Yorke House, Plud Street, WEDMORE, Somerset
Yorke House is an attractive stone built period property located within walking distance of the village and all its amenities. Dating back in parts to the 18th century, this deceptively spacious and charming family home offers around 2700 square feet of accommodation. The current owners of over 35 years have extended and maintained this versatile semi detached home whilst retaining many original features. The ground floor includes a sitting room and a family room at the front. There is also a snug and a kitchen which is open plan to a lovely light and spacious living room which leads out to the garden at the rear. There is also a utility area and a ground floor bedroom with an en suite wet room. On the first floor there are three/four further double bedrooms, the master with an en suite. Stairs from bedroom four lead up to the loft space where there are two huge areas with potential for further accommodation (STPP). The stunning rear garden is a real feature of this lovely family home. Backing on to an orchard, this private space is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of well stocked borders and mature trees. There is a detached double length garage at the side with off road parking in front.


The impressive wide entrance hall has stairs leading to the first floor with a storage cupboard under. Split into two areas with a door at the far end in to the DOWNSTAIRS WC which also houses the gas fired combination boiler.<br/><br/>Immediately at the front double doors open in to the:

Sitting Room

This charming well proportioned room measures 20' 3" x 13' 2" (6.17m x 4.01m). Light and airy with a feature bay window at the front with wooden double glazed units. Other features include the fireplace with a gas coal effect fire and original picture rails.

Family Room

Another reception with a bay window to the front aspect. Measures 10' 8" x 9' 8" (3.25m x 2.95m) with two useful cupboards in the alcoves and picture rails. <br/><br/>At the far end of the hall a door opens in to the:


This cosy room measures 11' 9" x 10' 1" (3.58m x 3.07m) with a window to the side aspect, exposed ceiling beams and a useful storage cupboard.


Measures 16' x 8' 4" (4.88m x 2.54m) and fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units with work tops over and a stainless steel sink and drainer unit. Integrated double oven, gas hob and extractor fan over. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher and ample space for a freestanding fridge freezer. Exposed stone wall and ceiling beams. Recessed down lighting and a tiled floor. <br/><br/>Open plan to the:

Living Room

Part of extension works carried out by the current owners, this wonderful light and spacious area measures an impressive 16' 5" x 14' 2" (5.00m x 4.32m). French doors with windows either side lead out to the attractive rear garden. More light flows through the large velux roof window. Ample space for lounge furniture as well as a dining room table and chairs. Recessed down lighting.<br/><br/>Door out to the REAR HALL and UTILITY AREA which is fitted with a sink and further wall units. The work top has space and plumbing under for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Door out to the rear garden and a large velux roof window. Off of this area is the:

Ground Floor Bedroom

This versatile and wheelchair friendly area is well suited to an elderly relative or a teenager. Dual aspect and measuring 17' 5" x 10' 6" (5.31m x 3.20m) with a window to the side and another overlooking the rear garden. Door to:

En Suite Wet Room

Measures 10' 4" x 5' 1" (3.15m x 1.55m) and fitted with a shower, wall hung wash hand basin and a low level WC. Extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. White ladder style radiator and a wall mounted gas boiler. Obscure double glazed window to the rear, recessed down lighting access to a loft space. <br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and stairs leading up to the:

Master Bedroom

Measures 17' 2" x 9' 10" (5.23m x 3.00m) with a pair of double glazed windows to the front aspect and a range of fitted wardrobes along one wall. Exposed wooden floorboards and an opening leads in to the:

En Suite Shower Room

Fully tiled walk in shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and a low level WC. Measures 10' 10" x 3' 10" (3.30m x 1.17m) with a window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Three

Measures 13' 5" x 12' 1" (4.09m x 3.68m) with a double glazed window to the front aspect, exposed wooden floorboard and recessed down lighting.

Bedroom Four

This interesting and very spacious area could be a bedroom suite, hobbies room or provide proper access to a converted loft space and further bedrooms (STPP). Initially the door opens into an area which measures 20' 6" x 9' 4" (6.25m x 2.84m). There is a window overlooking the rear garden, exposed wooden floorboards and stairs to the loft area. A door opens into what is currently the actual bedroom area (Bedroom Five if needed) which measures 13' 5" x 7' 11" (4.09m x 2.41m) with a window to the front.<br/><br/>The stairs lead up to the attic and two very large areas. The larger of the two measures 13' 8" x 11' 10" and the other 14' 6" x 7' 1", both also have storage areas leading off. Subject to planning, these areas could provide a number of options including a bedroom suite.


Fitted with a corner bath with a mixer tap and hand held shower attachment over. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle. Wash hand basin with storage under and a low level WC. A useful cupboard with floor to ceiling storage. Measures 11' 2" x 7' 5" (3.40m x 2.26m) with a window to the side, extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas and a tiled floor.


The attractive, stone wall enclosed garden is a real feature of this charming family home. Backing on to an orchard at the rear, mainly laid to lawn with a selection of well stocked borders and mature trees. There is also a summer house with a further seating area and a brick built barbecue. Vegetable beds and a large patio area providing a very private area for entertaining.

Detached Garage and Parking

The detached double length garage measures 26' 10" x 15' 3" (8.18m x 4.65m) and has an up and over door at the front, storage in the rafters and a window to the rear. Fitted with power and light. In addition to the garage there is off road parking for up to three cars.

Services and Location

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Wall mounted gas fired boiler in the downstairs WC and a second boiler in the ground floor bedroom. Council tax band through Sedgemoor is: 'E'. The postcode is: BS28 4BQ. You will find our 'for sale' board outside.

About the Area

Wedmore is a thriving Village with a range of shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher, chemist, individual shops and boutiques as well as pubs, 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 nearby 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. Local Independent schools nearby 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.