The Folly, Chewton Mendip, Radstock, Somerset, BA3


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming detached country residence with four bedrooms, double garage, off-road parking, mature gardens, flexible accommodation and within commuting distance of Bristol and Bath in the popular village of Chewton Mendip. EPC Rating D.

A wonderful opportunity to acquire this beautifully and individually designed four bedroom, detached country residence, within commuting distance of Bath Bristol and Wells. In brief the property comprises an entrance hall, WC/utility, sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room and double garage to the ground floor, whilst to the first floor are four bedrooms (one master ensuite) and a family shower room. Previously two cottages and in more recent times benefitting from a substantial extension the property lends itself to family living and those wanting privacy and space in equal measure. The layout of Folly Cottage provides a flexible and versatile canvas affording any potential buyer the opportunity to make this home fit around their needs. All the rooms are of excellent proportions with particular highlights being the kitchen breakfast room which provides a welcoming and warm space to enjoy throughout the seasons and the master bedroom offering incredible sleeping quarters with panoramic views over the local landscape. The original character of the old blends naturally with the new and with a double garage there is still plenty of potential to create further living space STPP. A superb home for those commuting to Bristol or Bath, families looking for a great home, close to excellent schooling, or those looking for a country home close to beautiful countryside.

The sought after village of Chewton Mendip lies in a convenient position north of Wells and therefore very commutable to both Bristol and Bath. The village has a primary school with an enviable reputation as well as a good community spirit. Further facilities include a pre-school, village shop, village hall, church and public house. The village is situated within the Mendip Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wells is a short drive to the south where there are excellent secondary educational establishments, namely Wells Cathedral School and The Blue School. National communications are available via the main line railway station at Castle Cary, Bristol & Bath with direct links to London, all approximately a 30 minutes' drive.

The property is approached via a five bar gate with personnel gate leading onto a brick paved driveway providing off-road for a number of vehicles and space for a motorhome. The property is beautifully set within its own plot with the main gardens extending to three sides. The gardens are laid to a combination of lawn, patio, ponds, vegetable garden and a plethora of mature shrubs, trees and colourful flora. The gardens take in the rolling countryside with steps giving access to the upper and lower tiers. The patio area at the rear of the property creates a private and sunny aspect to enjoy alfresco dining and entertaining friends and family through the warmer months. A wonderful opportunity for those who enjoy gardening and those who enjoy looking for privacy and seclusion.

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