HighBanks, Redmans Hill, BLACKFORD, Wedmore, Somerset
offers over†£375,000
CHAIN FREE BUNGALOW JUST OUTSIDE THE VILLAGE OF WEDMORE...... HighBanks is a deceptively spacious property which has been extended, improved and updated throughout by the current owners. Set in an elevated position with countryside views at the rear, this refurbished home currently also has the option of extending further (STPP). Offering predominantly open plan living with a light and spacious sitting room opening into the dining area which flows through to the kitchen and the family room area. Off the 'L' shaped hall there are also three good sized bedrooms and the contemporary fitted family shower room. Set back from the road with a good sized front garden bordering the drive which leads to the detached garage at the side. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with three different seating areas and countryside views. There is also a timber built Summer House with a decking area outside. Offered with the benefit of no onward chain.


Steps up from the drive to the half glazed UPVC front door. With full length glass panels either side, there is plenty of light in to the spacious 'L' shaped hall. A drop down ladder offers access to the loft space which is large enough to be full converted into additional accommodation. At the moment the loft is fully boarded, has power and light and a velux roof window in an area set up as a room at the far end.

Sitting Room

20' 1" x 11' 4" (6.12m x 3.45m) This spacious reception room has a large feature double glazed window overlooking the front garden and drive. There is an open fireplace with space for a wood burning stove. Coving to the ceiling, wall lights and folding doors leading in to the:

Kitchen and Dining Area

26' 9" x 9' 5" (8.15m x 2.87m) This modern open plan area has a modern fitted kitchen as well as ample space at one end for a dining table and chairs. The kitchen area has a range of modern gloss wall and base units including larder cupboards. Solid wood worktops with an inset stainless steel sink and drainer units with mixer tap over. Space for a Range style cooker with a fitted extractor hood over. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine and ample space for a freestanding fridge freezer. Integrated microwave and a double glazed window to the side. Tiled flooring which continues through to the:

Family Room

12' 10" x 8' 7" (3.91m x 2.62m) Open plan to the kitchen and dining room and with French doors leading out to the decked terrace and rear garden. This versatile area was part of an extension and refurbishment works carried out by the current owners and is well suited to modern family living.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and a door to:

Bedroom One

12' 2" x 10' 5" (3.71m x 3.18m) Wood effect laminate flooring and a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom Two

10' 7" x 10' 5" (3.23m x 3.18m) Double glazed window overlooking the front garden and drive. Wood effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom Three

9' 9" x 8' 6" (2.97m x 2.59m) Another bedroom with a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, again with wood effect laminate flooring.

Family Shower Room

8' 6" x 8' 5" (2.59m x 2.57m) Refitted and designed by the current owners with a contemporary suite which includes a fully tiled walk in corner shower cubicle. A pedestal wash hand basin with a fitted mirror and light over. Low level WC and a chrome ladder style radiator. A range of fitted cupboards along one wall offering useful storage. Recessed down lighting and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. An obscured double glazed window to the rear aspect.


The house is set in an impressive elevated position. The front garden alongside the drive is bordered by a stone wall and mainly laid to lawn. The drive on one side leads though wrought iron gates to the garage and then opens up into the rear garden. The private rear garden backs on to fields and is also mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees and established plants. Seating areas include the large decked terrace which is also accessible from the family room. The large stone patio in the far corner of the garden is an ideal space to enjoy the countryside views. There is also a large timber built summer house with its own decked terrace with ample space for an outside table and chairs.

Garage and Parking

The drive sweeps up from the road with off road parking and a turning area. In total there is ample space for at least four cars on the front and space on the drive leading to the detached single garage at the rear.

Services and Location

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired boiler. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: E. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS28 4NQ. You will find our 'for sale' board outside.

About the Area

Blackford is a traditional village with a church, a popular pub, a village hall and a very active community. Nearby is the thriving village of Wedmore with a range of shops including essentials such as the village store and newsagent, a butcher and a chemist. There are a range of individual shops, boutiques and galleries as well as pub restaurants and tea rooms. There are a wide range of clubs and societies with most cultural and sporting activities catered for in the 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 include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and the schools in Taunton. 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.