- Quiet rural village setting near Wedmore.
- Handsome period house - not listed
- Lots of great living space, bags of character
- 3 reception rooms and 6 bedrooms plus workroom
- Separate studio
- Mature gardens.
- Orchard paddock
- Garage and stables
- Additional 2 acres available by negotiation
Weare Academy First School (1.7mi.)
Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School (1.8mi.)
Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School (1.8mi.)
A charming, handsome and roomy Victorian house with gardens and land and an excellent location on the edge of this popular village a few miles from Wedmore.
CHAPEL ALLERTON, Nr. WEDMORE, BS26 2PH
Wedmore 2.5 miles, Axbridge 4 miles, Cheddar 6 miles, Winscombe 5 miles and Wells 11 miles.
A charming, handsome and roomy Victorian house with gardens and land and an excellent location on the edge of this popular village a few miles from Wedmore.The house has lots of great living space with 3 reception rooms, a farmhouse style kitchen, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a large study area. There's also a detached studio.Harewood House has mature, well landscaped gardens and an orchard paddock with outbuildings.
In addition there is a field of around 2 acres about a quarter of a mile away which is available at an additional figure by negotiation.
The area and the house
Chapel Allerton is a very popular residential area in beautiful, quiet and peaceful countryside with no busy roads yet being within easy reach of all the major towns and the M5.Harewood House is one of the main properties in the area standing in a prominent position at the approach to the village. It's a Victorian house which is not listed and has excellent generous accommodation. In recent years it's been re-roofed and improved whilst many original details have been retained including good timberwork with oak floors, fine architraves and skirtings together with picture rails and coving. These are supported by an Aga, double glazing and oil central heating.
The house stands within its walled garden with the entrance through double timber gates to a parking area. Steps lead to the front door which opens into a fine hall. To the right and left are two excellent reception rooms being the sitting and dining rooms. Both rooms, and the hall have oak floorboards.The dining room has alcoves, wall lights and a door to the kitchen. The sitting room has a shelved alcove, a fireplace with a marble mantle and surround and an inset efficient woodburning stove and also a door into a large conservatory. This room has great views over the garden, two french doors to the garden and also a door into the day room. This is a big room ideal for many uses including a study, family TV room, studio etc.The heart of the house is the farmhouse style kitchen with a 4 oven Aga and a good range of fitted units including large larder cupboards and ample work surfaces. A door leads from the kitchen to the cobbled courtyard and the adjacent utility room and cloakroom.
1st and 2nd floors
A staircase from the hall leads to the first floor and a large galleried area with an airing cupboard. On this floor there are 4 bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room.Another staircase rises to the second floor. Here there is a large study/work room, 2 further bedrooms and a third bathroom.
Studio & gardens
Flanking the courtyard by the back door of the house is a stone outbuilding which includes a store and a 25 ft studio with large windows and french doors.Outside.The gardens have been well planted and landscaped and give the house a beautiful setting and lots of privacy. There's a parking area just off the entrance drive with a box hedge bordering it with a lawn beyond which continues to the very pleasing pond. Pathways lead past herbaceous borders, flower beds, shrubs and mature trees including birch, holly and yew.
The orchard paddock
A small quiet lane runs at the back of the house and on the opposite side is the orchard paddock of towards an acre together the garage and stable.The garage leads through to a lose box with an external stable door to a concrete yard ideal as a turn-out area.The orchard has a good selection of trees including cider and eating apple, walnut and a fine oak ideal for the tree house.
Mains water and drainage. Drainage to Biodigester. Broadband speed 200Mbps. Freehold. Other landJust over a quarter of a mile away is a 2 acre field which is available at an additional price if required by any purchaser.
About the area
About the areaChapel Allerton with its neighbouring village of Stone Allerton, is affectionately referred to locally as "The Allertons" . The two provide a friendly active community and nearby are the villages and small towns of Wedmore, Axbridge, Cheddar and Winscombe.
The Saxon village of Wedmore is a delightful and extremely active centre and in many ways is an archetype of an English village.There are historic buildings including the medieval church next to an old coaching inn, a general store/newsagent, post office, butchers, chemist, various other interesting shops, plus pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. There is a wide range of cultural and sporting clubs and societies. Swimming pools at both Cheddar & Wells; Sailing & Windsurfing Clubs at Cheddar Reservoir; the Badgworth Equestrian Centre: Wedmore 18 Hole Golf Course; Floodlit Astroturf Tennis Courts; Indoor and Outdoor Bowling Green;, Football and Cricket clubs.
Other places & communications
The Cathedral City of Wells is approximately 7 miles away and also provides a good range of business, recreational and shopping facilities. City shopping centres are available at Taunton, Bath and Bristol (each approximately 25 miles away). Communications in the area are good with access to the M5 (J22 - 10 minutes) connecting to M4 (J16). A local train service from Highbridge (7 miles) links with the intercity train services at Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington taking approximately 11/2 hours. Castle Cary, a mainline station is about 20 miles whilst Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away.There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including Wedmore First School, Hugh Sexeys Middle School, Kings of Wessex Upper School, Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot and Millfield.
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