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  • Bedrooms: 4
Saxons are very pleased to offer to the market this substantial stone built property that has been in the family for over 30 years. This charming home is sat on approximately a 1/3 of and acre and has huge potential to develop further. A major selling point of the property is its wonderful private south facing garden that has been loving developed by the current vendors to create a wonderful self sufficient garden that has everything you could ask for. In the grounds you will find two stone built barns which are ideal for development subject to necessary planning consents. The main property has a lovely farm house feel and offers excellent living space with the potential to extend or make good use of the large cellar space below. If views on your wish list this is going to be the house for you with views to the front of Draycott Steep and to rear stunning panoramic views across the Somerset levels. This really is a property not to be missed.


Charter House was originally built in 1896 by a local builder by the name of Mark Hann and was formerly known as Ellings Cottage and the land was formerly Ellings Orchard. Internally the property comprises entrance hall with a returning staircase to the first floor. The lounge is a rear aspect room with bay window and seat overlooking the beautiful garden, a study can be found to the front which could also be used a a fourth bedroom. The dining room is dual aspect with a feature log burner. The kitchen area could be extended should you require subject to planning. On the first floor you will find three double bedrooms with fantastic views from every aspect. A shower room and bathroom with roll top bath complete the first floor. Outside, stunning gardens of approximately a 1/3 of an acre with two barns ideal for converting (formerly a field hospital in the second world war) into additional accommodation to create an income subject to planning. There is also a large cellar space that has huge potential. In the grounds you will also find a garden room/potting shed that leads to a pump room for the wildlife pond on the main patio area. There is a level lawn area approximately 100ft x 50ft enclosed by a high hedge ideal for a children's play area.


Draycott is a small village nestling on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty popular with walkers and very accessible to the public. The village is very active socially and amenities include a church, village hall, primary school, playgroup, playing fields, village shop and pub. The nearby towns of Cheddar, Wells and Wedmore offer a large range of other facilities. There are also primary schools in Westbury sub Mendip and Cheddar as well as secondary state schools at Kings of Wessex in Cheddar and the Blue School in Wells. The independent schools, Sidcot, Millfield and Wells Cathedral are also within easy reach.


Via composite door into entrance porch.


Coat hanging space. Under stairs storage cupboard. Wall mounted lighting. Feature leaded door into


15'7 x 6'0 (4.75m x 1.83m)

Door to rear garden. Radiator. Hive heating control. Telephone point. Double panel radiator. Real wood flooring. Returning staircase rising to first floor. Door to


15'6 x 12'0 (4.72m x 3.66m)

Rear aspect UPVC double glazed bay window with window seat and storage below offering views across the Somerset Levels. Additional window to the side. Feature fireplace with wooden mantle over. TV point. Real wood flooring. Radiator.


12'0 x 11'7 (3.66m x 3.53m)

Dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows. Wall mounted shelving. Two radiators.


17'7 x 10'8 (5.36m x 3.25m)

Dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows with views front and back. Feature log burner with wooden mantle over with shelving to the side. TV point. Radiator. Steps down to


13'4 x 12'7 (4.06m x 3.84m)

Dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows. Fitted with eye and base level units with rolled edge worktop surface over. Inset single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Built in four ring gas hob with oven under and extractor over. Space for fridge and freezer. Access to small loft area. Radiator. Door to driveway. Original Quary tiled floor.


15'7 x 6'0 (4.75m x 1.83m)

Large front aspect UPVC double glazed window on return of staircase. Large loft access with pull down ladder and light.


15'8 x 11'10 (4.78m x 3.61m)

Rear aspect UPVC double glazed bay window with stunning panoramic views directly to Nyland Hill across to the Somerset Levels. Radiator. Additional side aspect UPVC window.


11'10 x 11'0 (3.61m x 3.35m)

Front aspect UPVC double glazed window with lovely views towards Draycott Steep. TV point. Radiator. Additional side aspect UPVC window.


12'2 x 10'9 (3.71m x 3.28m)

Front aspect UPVC double glazed window with lovely views towards Draycott Steep. Radiator.


10'10 x 6'1 (3.30m x 1.85m)

Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window offering views directly to Nyland Hill. Comprising vanity wash hand basin, roll top bath with crow feet, central mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Large heated towel rail. Ceramic tiled floor.


5'11 x 5'2 £ (1.80m x 1.57m)

Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window offering views directly to Nyland Hill. Fully tiled room comprising low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and walk in shower unit.


Power and light. Newly installed Worcester Boiler. Consumer unit.

Room 1 - 17'10 x 10'4

Room 2 - 18'4 x 4'4 (head height 6'4 )

Room 3 - 11'4 x 11'4 (head height 6'4 )

Room 4 - 11'9 x 11'0 (head height 7'2 )

Potential for development.



5-6 cars on tarmac drive behind wrought iron gates. Small lawn area.


An absolutely stunning private south facing garden with a large patio seating to the rear of the property with feature wildlife pond. Steps lead down to an immaculate lawn area enclosed by large hedging. You will also find large fruit and vegetable plots with a lovely stone built wall dividing. Outside lighting, power point and W.C.


22'7 x 12'5 (6.88m x 3.78m)

Double opening doors. Two side aspect windows. Power and light. Stable door to rear. Part flagstone floor. Stairs to


100'0 x 50'0 approx (30.48m x 15.24m appro x)


21'0 x 12'5 (6.40m x 3.78m)

Side aspect window. Borrowed light window in tiled roof.


22'10 x 11'4 (6.96m x 3.45m)

Own power supply. Consumer unit. 18ft work bench with storage above. Log store (9'10 x 8'3 ) with bi-folding door. Front aspect window and latch door.


15'0 x 8'2 (4.57m x 2.49m)

Power and light.


12'6 X 6'9 (3.81m X 2.06m)

Filtration system for the pond if Koi Carp pond desired.


From The Bath Arms in Cheddar, bear right onto Draycott Road, through the width restriction. Continue along this road into Wells road and the property can be found on the right hand side.


Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification and proof of financial status when an offer is received. We would ask for your cooperation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

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