Postcode: BA5 1PD
Sale Type: Sold
Property SummaryHunter's Lodge is set in an elevated position with commanding views over the moor towards the Mendip Hills.
At the bottom of the shared driveway is an orchard with miniature fruit trees, cherries, plums, figs, pears, eating and cooking apples, blackcurrants, gooseberries and raspberries.
Steps lead up to the front door, which opens into an inner lobby leading to a main entrance hall. This is a spacious home configured as an "upside down house" where stairs lead from the entrance to the higher level where the views are amazing. The sitting room is very spacious and has big double glazed doors over looking the view and leading into a 45 foot long balcony which serves as a wonderful entertaining area. At the far end of the sitting room is the dining area which leads into the garden.
The kitchen has been upgraded in recent years to modern gloss fronted units and has a low level breakfast area and integral appliances. The view from the kitchen sink is very pretty. There are three further bedrooms on this floor in addition to the family bathroom.
The master bedroom is on the ground floor and offers a great deal of luxury, and it has a walk in dressing room and a bathroom with separate bath and shower. A further double bedroom and utility room complete the ground floor.
The rear garden is terraced and abundantly planted with mature shrubs, climbers, trees and provides colour all year round. Dispersed around the garden are a pond, two decking areas and a pergola. The terracing twists and turns so that as you meander around the garden there are seating areas interspersed so that you can pause and take in the views from different angles. The garden wraps around the house and one path leads down to the double garage with ample parking for several cars, whereas the other path leads around the house to a large hobbies room/workshop which could be put to use in a number of different ways as well as being a really useful storage space.
Hunters Lodge is well situated in the popular village of Henton, four miles from Wells and the Mendip hills. Henton is a thriving community with various societies and clubs, and the village hall was rebuilt in 1999. Nearby Wells offers all the usual attractions of a market town with supermarkets including Waitrose, Morrisons and Tesco, a cinema, various restaurants including the award winning Goodfellows. Wells hosts an annual Food Festival and Literature Festival. Wells Cathedral, is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in England. Both Bath and Bristol are within commuting distance and there is a main line railway station with links to London in Castle Cary just a few miles away. Street and Glastonbury are 20 minutes away. Bristol airport is an easy 30-minute drive.
There are excellent state and Private schools in the area including highly regarded primary schools in Wells, Millfield prep and senior school, the extremely sought after Wells Blue secondary school, Wells Cathedral School, Downside School and All Hallows Preparatory School.
The area is also well known for its variety of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking, cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells and Shepton Mallet. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.
Mains drainage, electricity and water and oil heating.
From the Wells direction proceed along the B3139 towards Wedmore. Continue through Henton and Hunters Lodge will be found on the left hand side, just after a bend, identified by our For Sale board.
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- Large balcony for entertaining with stunning views towards the Mendips
- Very spacious and flexible accommodation -over 2300sqft
- 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
- Lots of seating areas in the garden to sit and relax
- Delightful garden for any flower arranger
- Boutique Master Bedroom with dressing room and large ensuite bathroom
- Deceptively large workshop with plenty of storage
- Ample parking and double garage
- A thriving and active village community
- Short drive to either Wedmore or Wells
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