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3 Bedroom Cottage

Coachmans Cottage, Badgworth Lane, BADGWORTH, Somerset

£500,000 offers over

Coachman's Cottage is an 18th century detached cottage set in a private plot thought to measure around a third of an acre. The property dates back to circa. 1765 and has been updated and improved over the years by the current owners. Backing on to open fields with views, this charming family home will suit buyers looking for a decent size plot with no immediate neighbours. The ground floor accommodation includes a spacious living and dining room with a sitting room leading off. There is also a kitchen, utility area and a small study. The first floor has three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Attractive gardens surround the garden on both sides and the rear. The well established gardens have a wide variety of fruit trees, mature shrubs and plants. In addition, there is also a large vegetable garden. The detached garage has a workshop on the side and in addition to the garage there is off road parking for several cars.

Period Cottage in a plot thought to measure around 0.33 of an acre
Backing on to fields in a very private position with views
Spacious open plan living and dining room
Triple aspect sitting room with a wood burning stove
Kitchen, utility area and a study
Three double bedrooms and a bathroom
Wonderful mature gardens surround the property
Garage and ample off road parking

An 18th century cottage in a plot of around 0.33 of an acre. Backing on to open fields with views, this charming family home will suit buyers looking for a decent size plot with no immediate neighbours. Spacious living and dining room, sitting room, kitchen, utility area and a small study. Three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Attractive gardens surround the garden on both sides and the rear. Detached garage and workshop as well as ample off road parking.

The traditional front door is from the lane and opening into an inner porch with a window to the side and an under stairs storage area. This opens up in to the:

Living and Dining Area
This spacious 'L' shaped reception room is divided into two area. The larger living area measures 14' x 10' 10" (4.27m x 3.30m) and features an open fire (not working), stairs to the first floor and a double glazed window to the front. The dining area measures 8' 8" x 7' 10" (2.64m x 2.39m) and features wooden floorboards, a recess shelving area and French doors opening out to the patio and rear garden.

Sitting Room
This triple aspect reception room measures 17' 10" x 11' 6" (5.44m x 3.51m) and features a stone built fireplace with a wood burning stove. Exposed stone walls on one side as well as exposed ceiling beams. Double glazed windows to the front, side and rear.

Also off the living and dining area is the:

Fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units. Butler sunk with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Also space for an electric cooker and a freestanding fridge freezer. Measures 13' 7" x 8' 11" (4.14m x 2.72m) with stripped wooden floorboards. Window to the side and a door out to the REAR LOBBY which has a door out the outside and is used as the day to day entrance to the property. Leading off is a downstairs WC and small utility area with space and plumbing for a washing machine. This area also houses the floor mounted oil fired boiler. From the rear lobby a door opens into the:

Measures 5' 11" x 4' 9" (1.80m x 1.45m) with shelving.

Back to the living room and the wooden staircase leading to the:

Bedroom One
Measures 11' 6" x 10' 3" (3.51m x 3.12m) with a double glazed window overlooking the lane at the front.

Bedroom Two
Measures 11' 7" x 7' 2" (3.53m x 2.18m) with a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and taking in the attractive countryside views.

Bedroom Three
Measures 10' 11" x 10' 10" (3.33m x 3.30m at its widest points) with a double glazed window to the front aspect.

Family Bathroom
Wood panelled bath with a mixer tap and a hand held shower attachment over. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle with an electric shower. Low level WC with a concealed cistern. Counter top sink in a fitted wooden bathroom unit with storage under. Measures 12' 6" x 7' (3.81m x 2.13m) with wooden floorboards, recessed down lighting and a picture window taking in the countryside views at the rear.

The gardens of this charming home are a real feature. The overall plot is thought to measure around a third of acre. Immediately to the side of the house is a large vegetable plot with raised beds and a path with access out to the lane. From the drive a path leads to the rear of the property with a patio seating area outside the dining room. This leads around to the other side of the property, again with access to the lane. The rest of the garden is separated into three large garden rooms with various other seating areas. All mainly laid to lawn with a wonderful selection of fruit trees throughout. A non-exhaustive list includes Cox Orange, Pippin Apple, Marcello Cherry and a Victoria Plum tree. There are other cherry and apple trees and various fruit bushes. The garden is very private, enclosed with mature trees and shrubs on all sides and backing on to fields at the rear with lovely views.

Garage and Parking
The detached wooden built garage has double wooden doors at the front and is fitted with power and light. On the side there is a workshop with a door out to the garden and windows at the front and rear. In addition to the garage, there is off road parking for several cars.

Services and Location
Mains electricity and water. Oil fired boiler and private drainage. The sellers are in the process of replacing the septic tank. The council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: 'TBC'. For the purpose of planning your journey, the postcode for this property is: BS26 2QY. You will find our 'for sale' board outside.

About the Area
Badgworth is a village within 2 miles of Axbridge and around 4 miles from Wedmore. In the popular village of Wedmore you will find a range of shops including essentials such as the newsagent, butcher,chemist, individual shops and boutiques as well as three pubs restaurants and tea rooms. Similar amenities are available in Axbridge. Most cultural and sporting activities are well catered for in the nearby area. There are excellent state and independent schools locally including Weare First School, Wedmore First School Academy, Hugh Sexeys Middle School and the high performing Kings of Wessex Upper School. Local independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Sidcot, Millfield and the Taunton Schools. Within easy commuting distance are Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Exeter. The property is a short distance away from the A38, M5 and Highbridge and Burnham railway station with trains to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol international airport is approximately 17 miles north.


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