Rustic Porch, Pilcorn Street, WEDMORE, Somerset
Rustic Porch is a gorgeous, Grade II listed period family home in the heart of Wedmore.<br/><br/>Available for sale for the first time on the open market, dating back to the reign of Elizabeth 1.<br/><br/>Wonderful period features throughout, including oak and elm beamed ceilings, panelling and walls originating from Glastonbury Abbey.<br/><br/>Two large Inglenook fireplaces, one with 7Kw log burner.<br/><br/>Extensive flagstone flooring and stone mullion windows.<br/><br/>This beautiful four bedroom detached home was lovingly restored in the 1970ís by a master builder.<br/><br/>In the past 10 years, the owners have further restored and modernised the property throughout.<br/><br/>A big addition is the very attractive and spacious two bedroom cottage, nestled in the large secluded, south facing, stone walled garden.<br/><br/>The detached accommodation is well suited for guests, letting or people who are looking to run their business from home.<br/><br/>The garden is another outstanding feature, benefiting from having a sunny, west facing, flagstone terrace looking out to herbaceous borders, roses, mature pear and apple trees, raised vegetable beds including Asparagus and an oak framed conservatory, designed by local award-winning architects 'B2'.<br/><br/>In addition there is a double carport and off road parking for up to six cars.


One of the charming and attractive features is the cross passage with entrances at the front an rear of the property. The entrance hall has Oak walls, thought to originate from Glastonbury Abbey. Flagstone flooring, exposed beams and a door to:

Sitting Room

The first of three charming reception rooms. Dual aspect measuring 16' 8" x 15' 6" (5.08m x 4.72m) with an Inglenook fireplace, an Oak panelled wall on one side and exposed wooden beams. The Oak wooden floor continues through to the:

Family/Music Room

Another characterful dual aspect reception room with windows to the front and overlooking the attractive wall enclosed garden at the rear. Measures 15' x 7' 8" (4.57m x 2.34m) with further Oak panelled walls. Back to the entrance hall and a door in to the:

Dining Room

Again, dual aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations. Measures 16' 1" x 9' 1" (4.90m x 2.77m) with flagstone flooring, exposed wall and ceiling beams and an open fireplace (currently not in use). Door through to the:

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Measures 22' 8" x 16' 8" (6.91m x 5.08m at widest points) and very much in keeping with modern family living. Range of wall and base units with black Welsh slate work tops over. Inset one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap over. Recess with an Aga as well as an integrated electric oven and hob. Integrated dishwasher. Recess with space for a fridge freezer. Utility cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Ample space for a dining room table and chairs. Dual aspect with windows to the side and rear. Fired Earth tiled flooring and recessed down lighting. Stable door out to drive and rear garden. Door to the DOWNSTAIRS WC and an open staircase leading up to the:

Bedroom One

Dual aspect measuring 15' 3" x 10' 9" (4.65m x 3.28m) with windows to the front and side elevations. Fitted wardrobes and exposed ceiling beams. <br/><br/>AGENT NOTE: Bedroom one is next to the family bathroom at the end of the landing and could easily be divided off to create a master bedroom suite with the option of a shower room being added next to bedroom two.

Bedroom Two

Measures 12' 10" x 8' 8" (3.91m x 2.64m) with a window to the front aspect and exposed beams. Fitted wardrobe and recess shelving alongside.

Bedroom Three

Measures 12' 1" x 10' 9" (3.68m x 3.28m) with exposed beams and a window to the front. Fitted cupboard and recess shelving.

Bedroom Four

Another double bedroom, dual aspect and measuring 15' 6" x 7' 9" (4.72m x 2.36m) with windows to the side and rear.

Family Bathroom

Bath with tiled panelling and a fitted shower and screen over. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC with a concealed cistern. Two chrome ladder style radiators and a storage cupboard with shelving. Measures 9' 5" x 7' 2" (2.87m x 2.18m) with exposed ceiling beams and an obscured glass window to the rear.

Two Bed Garden Cottage

Access from the terrace leads directly into the triple aspect living, dining and kitchen area which measures an impressive 22' 7" x 16' 7" (6.88m x 5.05m). A lovely, light open plan space with wooden floors, an open fire and wood panelling to dado height. A door leads out to the rear hall with access to the SHOWER ROOM and BEDROOM ONE which measures 14' 5 x 11' 1. This then leads out to the BEDROOM TWO which is currently set up as a home office and measures 15' 2 x 13' 2. This versatile area the leads out to the terrace and Oak framed conservatory.


The wonderful rear garden is enclosed by Wedmore stone walls, mainly laid to lawn and presented beautifully with herbaceous borders and mature fruit trees. The private and secluded garden is a real feature and includes a sunny, charming west facing terrace and an Oak framed conservatory, designed by local award winning architects 'B2'.

Double Car Port and Parking

From the road double wooden gates open on to the drive with off road parking for up to six cars and access to the carport which measures 24' 5" x 14' 11" (7.44m x 4.55m). The carport has storage in the rafters and is fitted with power and light.

Services and Location

Mains services throughout, apart from detached cottage with an oil fired boiler. Council tax band (Sedgemoor): 'TBC'. The postcode for this property is: BS28 4AN.

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.