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3 bed detached bungalow for sale

£675,000 Offers over

Dinder, Wells BA5

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Property features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Detached Bungalow
  • One Bathroom
  • Two Ensuites
  • Two Receptions
  • Double Glazed
  • Garden
  • Central Heating
  • Walled Gardens
  • Stunning Quality

Property description

Built in 1963 by the Hellard brothers in an original walled garden from approximately 1850 this home is situated in an former Orchard which was part of the Dinder Estates, The area has close connections with world war I Admiral of the fleet Sir James Somerville.

They say to see is to behold and this is certainly the case with this home as you cant imagine the size and special quality of it without viewing.

The layout and design has really been well thought out as you have a wonderful kitchen diner on one side of the home and a simply huge living room which is separated by a lovely entrance hallway which also allows access to the rear of the home and the family bathroom and guest bedroom and this part of the home can be used to home a family member with next door bathroom access. The integral garage can also be accessed from here and the rear walled garden.

Features of this home are many and include many high end upgrades such as insulated floor, two crawl space access points for under the home. Launa double glazed windows. Private spring for water supply and Grundfos 3.0 bar Home Booster with filtration. Solar panels which supply the home with electricity and provide an income from the national grid. There is also a small low level wind turbine which generates a small amount of electricity for the home.

Upstairs and this will surprise you on the sheer size and layout of the rooms. Two massive bedrooms with en-suites and colossal storage areas decorated to a very high standard and with high end fittings.

Prepare to have your breath taken away by the outside. Well maintained and neat garden areas stocked with mature shrubs and fruit bearing trees surround this house with a fantastic wall which wraps around the property and gives much privacy.

There are two powered workshops and a garden shed and the gated driveway can park 8 cars or more.

Entrance Hallway

21'4" x 11'
Wonderful and expansive entrance hallway with staircase and entrance doors to the entire downstairs.

Kitchen / Diner

22' x 12'
Beautiful and recently renovated kitchen diner with country feel. The counter tops in the kitchen have been laid with granite and there are built in appliances such as fridge, dishwasher and ovens. Power points here have usb chargers. From here you can access the side driveway and featured entrance hallway.

Sitting Room

19'10" x 16'
Large and lovely this room can cope with a large family or simply have lots of room for that large furniture set up. The views over the gardens are just simply beautiful.

Guest Bedroom One

16'7" x 14'
Large and well laid out bedroom for guests with views over the side and rear garden. From here you have easy access to the family bathroom.

Family Bathroom

Large and modern bathroom with Jacuzzi bath tub, wash basin, bidet, toilet and shower unit.

Bedroom One

19'8" x 15'4"
Fantastic master bedroom with lots of wardrobe/storage and large windows which allow plenty of light.

En-Suite One

Amazing and large en-suite for the master bedroom with bathtub, toilet and hand basin finished off to a very high standard with lovely fittings.

Bedroom Two

20'3" x 16'
Another large bedroom with ample wardbrobes and access to the eaves area for even more storage.

Integral Garage

Perfectly positioned integral garage with electric garage door. Plenty of room for one large car and areas for storage. Here are housed the home heating system, pressure water unit, Power distribution for the solar system.


Stunning garden areas which surround the home with lush and mature plants, shrubs and trees. An amazing feature are the walls which surround the home making this so private and comfortable and oozes charm.

Studio / Workshop

Two large workshops/studios which have power and ready for the person with projects or hobbies and the budding artist.

En-Suite Two

Stunning en-suite with corner shower unit, hand basin and toilet.


Insulated garden shed large enough for those garden tools, lawn mower and storage.


From Wells take the A371 to Shepton Mallet for two miles then turn left onto the Rookery then first left and left again. The church will be on the left then follow the road around to the right and the walled gardens of Orchard Mead will be on the left.


Orchard Mead is very close to the Mendip hills and is near the centre of the village close to the church. Bristol airport is only 40 minutes away by car. There are myriad of walks and paths to explore the wonderful Somerset countryside.


The well acclaimed Crosscombe Primary school and Wells Blue school are not far away by car and there are other featured schools including Wells Cathedral School, Downside and Millfield.

Local Area

Chew Valley is famous for walking and cycling and there are leisure centres in Wells and Shepton Mallet. Golf courses at Wells and Mendip. Sailing & Fishing at Chew Lake. Horse racing at Bath & Wincanton.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Market activity
Average price paid £305,082 Sales 305 Current average value £331,671 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £15,672 ▲ 4.96%

Property value data/graphs for BA5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £468,503 £313 3.8 £449,279
Semi-detached £276,247 £276 3.1 £268,580
Terraced £266,779 £275 2.8 £262,985
Flats £200,967 £285 1.8 £157,894

Current asking prices in BA5

Average: £354,452
Avg. current asking prices in BA5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £142,254
Flats £134,012
All £137,707

Current asking rents in BA5

Average: £845 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £650 pcm
£722 pcm
£1,043 pcm
£1,200 pcm
Flats £399 pcm
£774 pcm
- - -
All £524 pcm
£743 pcm
£1,043 pcm
£1,200 pcm

Fun facts for BA5

Highest value in BA5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
East Horrington £651,683
Westbury Sub Mendip £553,624
Ash Lane £539,382
Henton £536,303
Dulcote, Wells BA5 £527,613
Highest turnover in BA5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Regency Court 76.9%
Roughmoor Lane 66.7%
Sandford Gardens 62.5%
South Street 57.1%
Knapp Hill Close 53.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Castle Cary (8.0 miles)
  • Bruton (9.4 miles)
  • Frome (13.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (13.4 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (34.5 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (44.3 miles)
  • The Cottage Ferry Landing (17.0 miles)
  • Nova Scotia Ferry Landing (17.0 miles)
  • Bridgwater Ferry Terminal (17.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Croscombe Church of England Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • Horrington Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Stoberry Park School (1.7 miles)
  • Millfield School (7.5 miles)
  • The Kings of Wessex Academy (8.9 miles)
  • King's Bruton (9.2 miles)
  • Wells Cathedral School (1.7 miles)
  • The Blue School (2.1 miles)
  • Whitstone (3.0 miles)
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£2,855 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,429 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£183/yr)
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Gas £42 Electricity £47 Estimated energy cost £89/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 14400 kWh/year
Electricity: 3600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £271 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £26 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £51 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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