An attractive period semi-detached cottage with a wealth of character situated in a sought after village and benefitting from off road parking
· Entrance Hall
· Sitting Room
· Family/Study/Music Room
· Kitchen Room
· Utility Room
· Dining Room
· Three Bedrooms
· Family Bathroom
· Character Features
· Flagstone floors
· Village Location
· Parking for two cars
Oakleigh is a charming period cottage believed to be built in the 18th Century with a Victorian extension is situated in the heart of the popular village of Oakhill. This three bedroom property benefits from a wealth of character features including flagstone flooring and an original marble fire surround.
The sitting room and family/music room are situated off the entrance hall, both with character features to include an open fireplace with a marble surround, Victorian wooden panelling and sash windows. These reception rooms have south facing windows to let in plenty of light. The kitchen is located at the back of the property with slate floor tiles, hand-made bespoke fitted kitchen and an oil fired aga as well as an electric hob. The kitchen opens up into the dining room which is glass fronted and overlooks the garden letting in lots of natural light. There is a spacious utility which has the potential to be made into a study and a wc. Upstairs there are three good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom with separate wc. There is plenty of built in storage space in Oakleigh and it has been sympathetically refurbished to stay in keeping with the age of the property.
Outside there is off road parking for two cars as well as a good sized garden at the rear of the property. The garden is surrounded by a stone wall and is mainly laid to lawn.
Oakhill is a popular village in The Mendip Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and benefits from a church, primary school and two public houses. Like many Mendip villages it has an active community, in 2012 joining together to celebrate the Queens diamond Jubilee. It lies between the Georgian city of Bath, well known for its Roman Baths and architecture and the historic Cathedral city of Wells. Twice weekly markets are held locally in Wells and Shepton Mallet.
Bath is 16 miles away, and Bristol, with its mainline rail service to London Paddington and M4 access is 18 miles. Castle Cary station is also close by. Bristol International Airport is 19 miles away.
There is a wide range of well regarded schools at all levels locally, both from the state and private sectors and the property is within walking distance of Oakhill Primary School. Wells is home to The Blue School (State secondary) and The Cathedral School (independent). Downside School, also independent, is close by.
The Mendip area is well known for its many and varied sporting and leisure facilities. The area is popular for walking and cycling while sailing and fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells Shepton
Mallet and Bath. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by.
General property information
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.
Council Tax – Band D
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating
fixtures and fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation.
Mendip District Council
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens,
energy performance certificate
Rated tbc. View at
On entering the village from the Shepton Mallet direction, turn right into Fosse Road next to the Oakhill Inn public house and the property can be found on the left.
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