For Sale

1 Bedroom Cottage

Mendip View, Yarley Hill, Yarley, Wells


Mendip View is an attractive detached cottage located in an elevated, rural position and only a short drive away from the centre of Wells. As the name suggests, this charming property enjoys stunning countryside views, including the Mendips. Thought to date back to the late 1800's, there are also plenty of original features throughout. Mendip View will also be suited to investors looking for a reliable income from a holiday let. The ground floor accommodation includes a lounge, dining room, kitchen and a bathroom. The open staircase leads to the first floor and the spacious dual aspect bedroom enjoying the wonderful views. At the top of the staircase there is a large galleried area which could easily be partitioned off to become a second bedroom. Outside, there are two garden areas, one of each side of the property. Both are mainly laid to lawn with plenty of established shrubs and planted borders. There is also a detached stone built outbuilding with a carport on the side.

Tenure: Freehold

The entrance to the property is at the side of the cottage with a wrought iron gate opening on to a path and leading to a UPVC door which then leads directly into the:

This attractive reception room features a stone built open fireplace with shelving in the alcove. Measures 11' 10 x 10' 3 with a double glazed window to the front aspect with a deep sill. A lovely American Oak floor continues through to the:

Dining Room
Wood panelled ceiling and an open wooden staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. Measures 11' 10 x 8' 9 with a double glazed window to the rear with a deep sill and a wall light.

A door then leads out to the:

Attractive range of hand made and painted wooden base units with work tops over. Sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a free standing electric cooker and a fridge freezer. Measures 10' 2 x 7' 7 with a window to the front elevation and a door opening to the garden at the side. Tiling to the water sensitive areas.

A door leads out to a rear lobby with an airing cupboard and then a door into the:

Wood panelled ceramic bath with hot and cold taps over, as well as a fitted electric shower and shower curtain. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Measures 7' 10 x 5' 3 with extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Obscure double glazed window to the side and access to a loft space.

Back to the dining room and the open wooden staircase which leads to the:


At the top of the stairs is a large area, far more than a landing. Measuring 10' 2 x 7' 10, this area could easily be made into a second bedroom. Attractive wide board flooring, thought to be original. Dual aspect with window to the front and rear, both enjoying countryside views.

Bedroom One
Measures 12' 6 x 11' 2 with stripped and polished wooden flooring. Dual aspect with a window to the front enjoying views of the fields opposite, and a window to the side with wonderful views including the Mendips.


Wrought iron gates on both sides of the property offer access to two separate garden areas. Both are mainly laid to lawn and enjoy the wonderful views. Throughout there are well established plants and shrubs in the various planter borders. A path with a planted border alongside runs along the back of the property to connect the two gardens. On one side there is a patio area, ideal for Al Fresco dining whilst enjoying the views. There is also a brick covered well. The garden on the other side of the cottage has the original 'privy' (not in use) and a walkway around the back of the detached outbuilding and carport.

Just along from the cottage is a detached stone built outbuilding with a carport attached. The outbuilding is currently being used as a workshop with double doors opening at the front and a window on the side. The carport has off road parking for one car and offers useful storage.

Services and Location
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage and the oil fired Worcester combination boiler is located outside at the back of the property. The council tax band through Mendip District Council is: 'TBC'. For the purpose of planning your journey, the postcode for this property is: BA5 1PA. Turn off the Wells Road into Yarley Hill and follow this road up the hill and around some bends until you come to Mendip View on your right hand side where you will find our 'for sale' board to identify the property.

About the Area
Yarley is a small hamlet lying between Wells and Wedmore, conveniently placed for access to both. There is also good road access to both Street and Glastonbury and there are plenty of people within the immediate area that commute to Bristol. Wells itself is a short drive and is England's smallest city bosting some beautiful architecture to include the Cathedral and Bishops Palace. Schooling is well represented at all levels, both state and private whilst in Street and Glastonbury are Millfield senior and prep schools receptively. The popular village of Wedmore is also a short drive away and many village services and amenities.

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