Yarley, Wells, Somerset, BA5

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Forming part of an old Mill House set along the Lower River Axe, with a rich and interesting history dating back to 1750, this thoughtfully extended family home offers wonderful flexible living spaces and comfortable bedrooms, including a superb feature master suite and enjoying far reaching views towards the Mendip Hills. Completed by being just 10 minutes drive from the stunning Cathedral City of Wells. EPC rating E.

Offering wonderful easy access to open countryside, plus only a short distance from the thriving heart of Wells, this historic former Mill House provides a delightful opportunity for those looking for an interesting and unique home, with river frontage and wonderful entertaining spaces both inside and out. Believed to have origins dating back to 1750 and completely remodelled in the 1970's into a well flowing flexible family house. The property can be accessed to the rear, where an initial lobby opens into a spacious hallway running the central area of the property. The main reception room sits at the rear, being a beautifully proportioned, bright family space, with a double aspect enjoying rural views and with the benefit of a fitted stove, offering a wonderful warm cosy feel through the winter months. The remainder of the accommodation sits across the front of the property, within the older part of the building and offers a second reception room, again with a characterful fireplace, a farmhouse style open family kitchen space sits alongside with a decorative stone inglenook fireplace with an original wood burning stove (Fatso). The kitchen area is fitted with oak fronted units and tiled floor, ideal for a busy family or those with dogs. This leads through into the hugely useful utility running alongside the kitchen and also with a door to the rear garden, perfect for when returning from a muddy boot walk. The first floor has a lovely bright feel with an interesting curved window sharing light from the master suite at the rear. This room is particularly spacious and has fantastic far reaching views towards the Mendip Hills, plus a walk-in wardrobe and smart fitted modern ensuite. This floor is completed by 2 double bedrooms both with fitted storage, a further single room and a well fitted modern family bathroom. The second floor area has boat style timber steps up and provides a useful hobby/store area.

Yarley is a small hamlet lying a short distance to the west of Wells in the Wedmore direction. Wells is only a few minutes drive, renowned for its beautiful period architecture with landmarks such as the Cathedral and Bishop's Palace. There are many clubs and societies to get involved with and the city boasts a fine range of shopping, recreational and commercial facilities. The sought after Saxon village of Wedmore is also a relatively short drive to the west. For those needing access further afield, there is the M5 to the west and the nearby A39 which gives access to Bristol and Bath as well as Street and Glastonbury to the south.

Approached from the front with a gated and walled access way, leading onto a historic stone footbridge passing over the Lower River Axe, leading around to the extensive paved entertaining area at the rear, which then leads into the house. The terrace is set up from the main garden and offers a North Westerly outlook to enjoy the evening sun and stunning open views across the Westbury Moors and up onto the Mendip Hills, which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. A level lawn is set down from the terrace with shrubs, climbers and an Ash Tree. Set down from the main garden and accessed off Monksford Lane, is a generous drive and parking area with both a double detached garage and a further double-width store shed, providing useful additional outbuilding space for bikes and housing the oil tank.

01749 938212

Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Wells

74 High Street, Wells, Somerset

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