Beech Close, Doulting, Somerset, BA4

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
This beautifully presented, spacious, flexible five bedroom home has a stunning garden and a plot of 0.462 acres that has been built to the owner's specification and is now on the market for the first time, in the pretty historical village of Doulting.


Witcombe offers a unique opportunity to own a well-maintained, flexible and future-proof five bedroom home that has never been marketed. The property offers accommodation approaching 2000 sq.ft having been originally built in 1987, with a further section which transformed how the property flows in 1998. Witcombe, complete with its beautiful gardens, offer a fantastic village home for young families or those looking for a southwest home with ample space to welcome family to stay. The entrance, is via the front porch and leads into the dining hall. Set just to the right of the hall is the guest bedroom, complete with a fitted wardrobe and an ensuite shower room. A useful utility room and cloakroom also sit off the dining room. The kitchen, which has a more contemporary feel, with its vaulted ceiling, provides generous workspaces and a great range of cupboards and drawers, all refitted in 2020 to a high standard and well-planned layout, plus ample room for a table. Skylights run the southern roof slope, allowing the light to flood in, with French doors from the kitchen opening into the conservatory, which in turn, leads out into the garden and the snug/playroom. A central hall divides the remainder of the accommodation giving access to a smart modern bathroom, study and a potential fifth bedroom/hobbies room. The generously sized sitting room has a triple aspect, complete with fireplace and sliding doors, looking out into the attractive gardens. The master bedroom sits alongside the sitting room, complete with walk-through dressing area and an ensuite shower room. The first floor offers two further bedrooms plus a craft/games area in the eaves storage space. From the first floor, distant views of the Bristol Channel and Exmoor can be enjoyed.

Doulting is very conveniently located. It is within easy reach of several independent and good state schools, including a well-regarded Church of England primary school. The transport links are excellent, with both Frome and Castle Cary stations only a short drive away and there is a daily bus service to London from Shepton Mallet. It takes 40 minutes to get to Bristol airport and similar times to Bristol and Bath city centres. Glastonbury and the Cathedral City of Wells are nearby. The beautiful Eastern Mendips are crisscrossed with well-marked footpaths and bridleways, including a stretch of Roman road. In the neighbouring hamlet of Chelynch, there is a very good local pub within easy walking distance. Shepton Mallet has many restaurants and pubs and there is a large Tesco and an Aldi in the town, as well as a good selection of high street shops, a library, post office and at least two good garages.

Beech Close is a private no-through road shared by three neighbouring properties. Ample parking is available at the front of the property, with walled and raised planted beds giving an attractive frontage to this wonderful village property. Across the drive sits a garage, along with a recessed parking area used by the current owner for their caravan. The property sits with a lovely stone wall running the southern boundary, forming an attractive framework for the courtyard area, just set off the conservatory. With complete privacy and dappled shade, it is ideal for alfresco dining, with rockery style planting beds, a feature pond and a tucked-away shaded terrace, ideal for socialising. The owners have added a beautiful part walled garden, by purchasing additional land in 1990 that offers a huge extra asset to the property. Outside offers a formal garden area with beautifully kept lawns and seasonal beds, offering all year round colour and interspersed

with specimen trees, bordered to the west by a wildflower meadow and a mini orchard. A well-kept hedge conceals the productive vegetable garden, complete with a shed and greenhouse. The gardens and grounds extend in all to 0.462 of an acre.

01749 938212

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