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Hidden in one of the older parts of this up and coming market town, this circa 1750 Grade II Listed property has been recently renovated to a high standard. Set over three floors, it offers spacious family accommodation.
As you enter the property, you’re met with a reception hall complete with stunning original floor tiles. This follows through to an impressive reception room, featuring a cosy central fireplace, as well as large shuttered sash windows, allowing in natural light to create a bright and open space. The family kitchen features a gas fired range style cooker, in addition to generous storage space in the form of wall and floor units. Off the kitchen is a cloakroom and separate utility with space and plumbing for a washing machine. A door from the rear hall leads to a walled courtyard and detached outbuilding.
The staircase leads to the first floor with a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room and another double bedroom with built in cupboards.
The second floor comprises of a family bathroom and a further two double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room. All the spacious rooms on this floor have remarkable vaulted ceilings, giving a real sense of space and light.
The front garden is laid to lawn enclosed by a dwarf wall topped with painted railings. There is a walled, rear courtyard which has an outbuilding with power and light, ideal for workshop, storage or even a home office. A gate gives pedestrian access to Gaol Lane.
This beautiful property sits on the outskirts of the town of Shepton Mallet. Charlton House is a five-minute drive away, comprising of a restaurant, gym, variety of exercise classes including the popular Yin Yoga, and a spa. Kilver Court, a ten-minute walk, is a designer outlet with attractive public gardens. The Mulberry factory shop is situated next door and offers discounts on leather goods and clothes. There is a retail park only a four-minute drive from the house with several useful shops including Tesco and Boots, as well as a Costa coffee shop.
The ancient Cathedral city of Wells is only 6 miles away and offers twice-weekly markets, a selection of coffee shops and restaurants, and local supermarkets including Waitrose, Morrisons and Tesco. Wells has plenty of activities as a culturally rich area, with concerts from the Cathedral School to regular art gallery events and the very well attended Wells Literature Festival and Food Festival.
The favoured town of Bruton is a 15 minute drive and is home to the popular restaurant "At the Chapel" and the world famous Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery.
Bristol and Bath are both within approximately 45 mins drive and a mainline station with trains to London Paddington is situated 8 miles away at Castle Cary, with further mainline stations at Yeovil, Bristol. Bristol International Airport, which offers long-haul flights, is 16 miles away.
Shepton Mallet is perfectly situated for both private and state schools: Whitstone, Wells Blue, Wells Cathedral, Downside, All Hallows Prep School and several well-known schools in Bruton including Bruton School for Girls, King’s Bruton, Bruton Primary School and Sexey’s School are all within easy distance.
Mains Gas/ drainage.
Rent: £2000 + utilities
Holding Deposit: £460
Security deposit: £2307