- Quiet location in a very desirable part of Street
- High quality build property befitting location
- Great family home with very spacious rooms
- Six bedrooms and four bathrooms
- Self contained annexe
- Tucked away end of short driveway off road and behind large gates
- Fabulous playhouse den/garden office with sauna
- Just a few minutes walk to Millfield
- Private rear garden with access to secret wooded field
Overleigh Court is tucked away in a secret corner of Street accessed from a quiet wooded lane up a driveway. A perfect house for a family who would like the convenience of being just a few minutes from Millfield School.
Double electric gates lead you to a gravelled driveway with large double carport, this is a well designed and proportioned house that was built in recent years with excellent attention to detail.
The front door leads into a large double height hall with an impressive oak staircase. The exceptionally light and bright hall double doors open into a generous double aspect reception room with wood burner, there is also access into a stunning glass and oak garden room with doors to the pretty garden.
There are two snug/study rooms for his and hers working spaces or for the children to have a separate area, a dining room currently housing a grand piano and a stone arch leading through to the fabulous large kitchen breakfast room with space for eating as well as sofas. Doors lead to the East and West decked terraces with masses of glass that fill the room with light and all the attention to detail that you would expect from a house built to this standard. Granite worktops, double fridge/freezer, large range oven with gas hob, wine fridge, polished ceramic floors, a circular end to a well thought out breakfast bar, and a substantial island unit. There is an excellent utility room with doors outside as well as a downstairs cloakroom.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms on the first floor, two with ensuite shower rooms (one ensuite has excellent wardrobes) as well as a spacious family bathroom with double shower, bath and twin basins. Two further bedrooms on the second floor, one with an ensuite shower room complete this fabulous family home.
There is plenty of storage of all levels including under the stairs and the bedrooms along with a good sized airing cupboard, as well as two boilers and two water tanks ensure that you are never without hot water.
The kitchen overlooks the pretty garden with its hot tub, water feature and lawned areas and direct access to a secret and secluded arboretum owned by Clarks and tucked away in this hidden part of Street, Overleigh along with two other houses have access to the arboretum along with a toddler group who occasionally visit it. There is an amazing oversized playhouse, which could be used as a home office, or perfect for the children to play in with a den area accessed by a ladder, with the added benefit of a sauna. There is also a great little annexe to one side of the carport with well fitted kitchen and shower room and a spiral stairs to the large first floor bedroom.
Ideally located within a short walk from the town centre with a good range of high street shops and cafes/restaurants as well as the well known Clarks Village Outlet centre being close by. There is a modern health centre with a doctor’s surgery, a dentist and many other health facilities. It has good access to the M5 and is at the centre of a network of small towns and the city of Wells.
Street is well positioned for easy access to the many excellent schools including Millfield Senior School (walking distance) and within a short drive of Crispin School as well as the highly regarded Strode Sixth Form College being within walking distance, as well as several good primary schools.
There are two swimming pools in Street, one to be found at the Sports Centre and the hugely popular outdoor Lido on the High Street with its lovely grassy areas for picnics. The Strode Theatre offers excellent live performances as well as films and exhibitions.
The nearby town of Glastonbury is steeped in history going back to the legends of King Arthur. There was a Celtic monastery here in 500AD, which during the next 1000 years evolved into one of England’s wealthiest and influential Abbeys. The magnificent Glastonbury Abbey ruins and the famous Glastonbury Tor attract tourists to the town and so although small, it is a thriving town and it is well served by markets and a huge range of festivities. It is one of the few towns that has managed to shun many of the main chain stores whilst still providing all the necessary shops, restaurants, cafes, doctors, pharmacies, dentists, a wealth of clubs and sporting facilities and supermarkets.
Nearby is Somerton, an old market town and one of the original capitals of Wessex and Wells the smallest City in England is only 10 miles away.
There are many Festivals throughout the area including many topics Literary, Music, Comedy and Food.
Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. Gas central heating.
From the B3151 turn into Slugg Hill, turn right into Overleigh and follow the lane around, as you pass Overleigh House on your left, turn up a gravel driveway leading to a few houses (sign posted to Overleigh Court) The house can be found at the end of the driveway through the double electric gates.
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