Postcode: BA6 8UA
Sale Type: Sold
Property Summary35 Cornish Cottage is a very attractive semi-detached cottage situated in an elevated position within an area of Butleigh known as Upper Butleigh.
The cottage has been fully renovated, extended and refurbished to an extremely high standard by the current owners and is now in a walk in condition requiring no further work and situated in a very sought after village.
The house has two adjoining reception rooms which retain the original flagstone flooring and fireplaces, one of which has a log burner. the kitchen has been extended with double height ceiling and bifold doors opening into the garden. Light, airy and beautifully presented with a new John Franklin kitchen and underfloor heating. Combined with the adjoining reception rooms the whole of the downstairs flows well makes a fantastic living and entertaining space. Also on the ground floor is the family bathroom and two utility rooms.
Upstairs are three double bedrooms, the master has an en suite with large walk in shower. The bedrooms at the back of the house overlook the garden and as the house is elevated there are stunning views of the village and to the Tor beyond.
The garden is predominately at the rear and side as the front of the house provides parking. The rear garden is laid to lawn, bordered by trees and fencing and incorporates, apples trees a mature damson and planted beds. There is a pretty summer house with power and a useful secure store at the bottom of the garden.
Butleigh and is surrounded by rural countryside, farmland and wooded hills. This popular village has a thriving shop and post office, an excellent pub, primary school and nursery and a very active cricket club.
For shopping, “Clark’s village” in Street offers a wealth of retail opportunities with more shopping and local amenities to be found in nearby Glastonbury Somerton, Wells and Castle Cary. For further shopping and recreational activities, Bath, Bristol, Wells and Yeovil are all within about an hour’s drive.The A303 that runs south of Butleigh offers direct road links to London and the South west.
There are good rail transport links to London from Castle Cary railway station, (just about 20 mins drive), which offers an excellent direct rail service to London Paddington in less than two hours. Also, Airports in Bristol and Exeter offer connections within the UK, Europe and beyond.
Glastonbury is a town that 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.
Local independent schools include Millfield (very close by) , Wells Cathedral School, All Hallows and Hazlegrove prep schools and the various Bruton schools. State schools include St. Dunstan’s, Wells Blue and nearby Strode College.
Mains Gas, water, electricity and drainage (new drains were added as part of the renovation)
BA6 8UA - Entering Butleigh on Butleigh Road from Glastonbury turn left towards St Leonards Church, follow the High St past the village store and through the village until at the top of the hill the road curves to the left into Henley Lane, 35 Cornish Cottage is the first on the left.
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- Immaculately presented cottage in sought after village
- Renovated to an extremely high standard
- Excellent living and entertaining space.
- 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and pretty good sized garden
- Perfectly placed for access to schools
- Wonderful views of the village and Tor beyond
- Thriving village community
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