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Guide price£270,000
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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Gilbert Scott House, South Horrington
2 bed
2 bath

Key information

Tenure: Leasehold | 969 yrs left
Ground rent: £75 per annum | review period: unconfirmed
Service charge: £1,800 per annum
Council tax: Band D
Broadband: Super-fast 70Mbps *
Mobile signal: 
EE O2 Three Vodafone
Water: Ask agent
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Sewerage: Ask agent
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Property description & features

  • Tenure: Leasehold (969 years remaining)
  • Grade II listed top floor apartment with 2 double bedrooms & far reaching views of Glastonbury Tor
  • Set in the large commual grounds of the former Mendip hospital with lovely community feel
  • Spacious living room with high ceilings & access through to the modern kitchen
  • Principal suite with en-suite bathroom & dressing room with built in wardrobes
  • Family shower room with a double walk in shower
  • Designated parking space & ample guest parking
  • Delightful communal gardens
  • Within half a mile of both Wells Golf Club and Wells & Horrington Cricket Club
  • Only 1.5 miles to the city of Wells with good access to Bath & Bristol

Property Description: Guide price £270,000 - £290,000. This spacious two bedroom apartment is located on the top floor of this historic building, nestled in the picturesque village of South Horrington just outside Wells. There are far reaching views of the iconic Glastonbury Tor in the distance and a open view over Wells Cricket Club and Tor Woods beyond, providing a tranquil haven in the former Mendip hospital grounds.

As you step inside, you will be impressed by the spaciousness of this apartment. The airy living accommodation features high ceilings and is the perfect spot to relax and unwind. The large sitting room opens from the entrance hall and has views over the front of the building and grounds beyond. You step through to the good sized kitchen/breakfast room that is well planned and has plenty of wall and base units for storage plus space for a dining table and chairs.

The principal double bedroom features a bright en-suite bathroom, providing a private sanctuary for relaxation. This room also has a dressing area complete with built-in wardrobes to cater for all your storage needs. The sizeable second bedroom also offers ample space for guests or family members. A further family shower room is equipped with a double walk-in shower.

There is a shared storage space located on the first floor - perfect for housing bikes.

Outside: This apartment comes with 2 designated parking spaces, ensuring your convenience and security. Additionally, there is guest parking available for your visitors, making hosting friends and family effortless.

The communal gardens within the property are a truly delightful place to unwind and enjoy nature's beauty. The peaceful and serene environment creates a perfect backdrop for relaxation or socializing with your neighbours, fostering a true sense of community.

Location: Gilbert Scott House is set within the grounds of a Grade II listed former hospital which is now the village of South Horrington on the outskirts of Wells. This comparatively new village has a friendly community with close associations with the neighbouring villages of East and West Horrington. The stunning conversion of the old hospital buildings (designed by the celebrated architect Gilbert Scott) has lovely communal gardens with a cricket pitch and the Wells Golf Club being just a short walk away. There are beautiful countryside walks close by with some fabulous views. Nearby East Horrington has a popular village primary school and a café.

The picturesque city of Wells (2 miles) has a bustling High Street and provides a range of local amenities with four supermarkets (including Waitrose), a cinema, a leisure centre, numerous coffee shops, pubs and restaurants to choose from, several dentists and doctors and some fabulous independent shops. There are also famous historical landmarks such as the Cathedral and the Bishop Palace, as well as a twice weekly produce market. There are excellent state schools in the vicinity, including Horrington School and Pre-school, The Blue School in Wells for Secondary, as well as independent schools including All Hallows Prep School, Downside, Millfield and Wells Cathedral School. Both Bath (19 miles) and Bristol (21 miles) are within commuting distance and there is a main line railway station with links to London in Castle Cary 13 miles away. Street and Glastonbury are 20 minutes away and Bristol airport is an easy 30-minute drive.

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Council Tax: Band D (correct at time of marketing). To check council tax for this property, please refer to

Local Authority: Somerset Council -[use Contact Agent Button]

Services: Gas central heating, mains water, drainage and electricity

Tenure: This property is leasehold and is sold with vacant possession upon completion. Annual Service Charge is £1800. Annual Ground Rent is £75 - to be confirmed through conveyancing. Approximately 970 years remain on the lease.

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