Postcode: BA10 0AL
Sale Type: Sold
Property SummaryWell House, 79 High Street, is a delightful period town house nestled in the heart of the fashionable town of Bruton and is an absolute gem both inside and out. Recently renovated with love and affection this property is immaculately presented with fine attention to detail, an eye for design and exciting and innovative landscaping.
The pretty front door, pleasingly central to this perfectly symmetrical property, opens into an inner hallway leading to two spacious receptions, both naturally light and offering plenty of space for relaxing and entertaining - one with a wood-burning stove and the other with a period fireplace. The newly fitted kitchen, fully equipped, offers plenty of storage space and superb views of the glorious garden. An adjoining breakfast room, naturally bathed in daylight through the numerous windows, is an idyllic position to enjoy a morning coffee and with direct access to the impressive garden beyond. A downstairs loo, with shower, is positioned adjacent to a utility room – perfect for hiding away white goods or wellies.
Upstairs, leading from a spacious landing overlooking the garden, are three ample double bedrooms with tasteful décor and a stylish family bathroom.
The recently landscaped garden is an outstanding triumph with a succession of levels creating separate zones using a mixture of lawn and gravel. This visually stunning garden has been carefully considered with a combination of weathered stone and paving whilst complimenting the original flora and many varieties of fruit trees. A perfect space has been created on the lower level for a table and chairs and room for a BBQ. The original "Well" has been imaginatively transformed into a fire pit - excellent for toasting marshmallows on a cool summers’ night!
Well House has an additional benefit of a garage located within a minute-walk walk from the property and offers excellent storage space and parking for two cars
Bruton is a fashionable and popular town in the heart of the Somerset countryside. The town has several well-known restaurants, pubs and bars including “At the Chapel” and “The Roth Bar” at the world-renowned Hauser & Wirth Gallery. An exciting addition to the high street is the restaurant "Osip" recently opened and run by a Michelin starred chef. The town also has a doctors surgery, pharmacy, vet, post office, several mini supermarkets, fuel station and numerous independent shops. Bruton is only 5 minute-drive from the very pretty town of Castle Cary which has a mainline railway station and the new hotel and restaurant The Newt (https://thenewtinsomerset.com/). The small market town lies in the heart of the Somerset countryside. It has many independent businesses including shops, boutiques and galleries and at the weekly Tuesday market local producers gather to sell their wares including organic vegetables, artisan bread, cheese, meats and fish. New restaurants have recently opened as well as a wonderful delicatessen and independent wine shop. Other amenities include nursery, primary and secondary schools, health centre, dental practice, library, bank, post office, grocery stores, butcher, newsagent, chemist, pubs, restaurants and and tea shops. Large supermarkets are located in Wincanton and Shepton Mallet which are both a short drive away. Gillingham (approx 20 mins away) has a Waitrose as does Sherborne (30 mins away).
For further shopping and recreational activities, Bath, Bristol, Wells and Yeovil are all within about an hour’s drive. The A303 (6 miles) provides a direct route to London via the M3 and there is a mainline rail service from Bruton/Castle Cary to London Paddington (approx. 2 hours) and also the new train to Waterloo (Bruton) . Airports in Bristol and Exeter offer connections within the UK, Europe and beyond.
There are excellent local independent schools, within walking distance, to include King’s School Bruton, Bruton School for Girls and also the state owned boarding school - Sexey's, which has received the highest performing 6th form award in Somerset. Bruton has its own primary school and in close proximity are Millfield, Hazelgrove and All Hallows prep schools.
Mains water, electricity Gas and drainage
Council Tax Band C
South Somerset District Council telephone 01935 462462
Directions (postcode BA10 0AL)
As you enter Bruton High Street on the one way system Well House, 79 High Street, can be found on your left hand side.
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- Delightful period house in central Bruton
- Recently and stylishly renovated
- Beautiful landscaped garden
- 3 double bedrooms
- Off road parking and garage nearby
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