Skip to main content Skip to footer

5 bed property for sale

£825,000 Offers in region of

Rookham Hill, Rookham, Wells BA5

5 3 5
Interested in this property? Call +44 1275 317858 * or

* Calls to this number will be recorded for quality, compliance and training purposes.

Property features

  • An exceptional four bedroom thatched cottage in a quiet area, set in gardens and woodland of around 4 acres.
  • The house offers versatile accommodation with five reception rooms and a self-contained annexe currently generating an income.
  • The property is situated in a quite superb position in an entirely private setting enjoying a wonderful south facing position.
  • Fabulous Views.
  • Potential to extend for further accommodation, subject to planning consent.
  • Accessed by a private driveway leading to an attached garage with double doors and ample parking.

Property description

An exceptional four bedroom thatched cottage in a quiet area, just outside Wells and enjoying a wonderful south facing position with fabulous views. The house offers versatile accommodation with five reception rooms and a self-contained annexe currently generating an income. The property is situated in a quite superb position in an entirely private setting in gardens and woodland of around 4 acres.

Description

Ivy Cottage situated on Rookham Hill just on the outskirts of Wells, benefiting from stunning far reaching views and surrounded by extensive gardens and woodland. The gardens and woodland extend to approximately four acres and the property is accessed by a private driveway.

Ivy cottage is a four bedroom detached thatched cottage set within a private and idyllic location with versatile accommodation. Offering five reception rooms and an annexe currently generating an income. The accommodation comprises of porch, entrance hall, kitchen with fitted units, utility room, living room with wood burner and beautiful views, formal dining room, lounge with wood burner again with stunning views, breakfast room and family room with bar. On the first floor, you will find family bathroom, three double bedrooms and single bedroom, with the master bedroom being an exceptional size offering built in wardrobes and en suite shower room. The property also benefits from a garage with double doors to the front. Part of the former garage has been transformed to a one bedroom self-contained annexe with living room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room.

Grounds And Gardens

The property enjoys a beautiful, private, south facing garden with a wide range of trees. Through the private driveway to the front of the property there is ample space for parking and includes double doors to an attached garage. There is potential to extend Ivy Cottage subject to planning consent. The house has a quite superb position in an entirely private setting in gardens and woodland of approximately 4 acres. Potential to extend for further accommodation, subject to planning consent.

Situation

Ivy Cottage is situated in a private rural elevated position with far reaching views of surrounding countryside, yet within a few minutes drive of all the amenities of the historic City of Wells. It sits in almost four acres of land which includes mature woodland. Wells is the smallest city in England and offers a range of shopping facilities including a high proportion of independent shops and boutiques, banks, restaurants, public houses, cinema and churches. The stunning market square holds a farmer’s market on Wednesday and Saturday.

The nearby Georgian city of Bath and the regional centre of Bristol are also within good commuting distance, while Castle Cary Station with links to London Paddington and Exeter is a fifteen minute’s drive away. Bristol International Airport is 17 miles away.

There are excellent schools in Wells and the surrounding area including highly regarded primary schools in Wells, the extremely sought-after Wells Blue secondary school, Wells Cathedral School which specialises in music, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Millfield school in Street.

The area is also well known for its variety
of sporting and leisure facilities and for walking and cycling, while sailing and
fishing can be pursued at Chew Valley Lake. Leisure centres can be found at Wells and Shepton Mallet. Wells, Mendip and Farrington Golf courses are conveniently located close by and Horse Racing enthusiasts are catered for at Bath and Wincanton Race Courses.

Tenure

Freehold

Services

Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Oil central heating

Local Authority And Council Tax

Mendip District Council Telephone .

Energy Performance Certificate

Rated F. A copy of the energy performance can be found at .

Viewings

Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens

Fixtures And Fittings

All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.

Directions

Proceed south on the A37 (converting to the A39) towards the city of Wells. As you proceed down Bristol Hill and upon reaching the outskirts of Wells, take the first right hand turn after the bus stop (Ash Lane). Continue for a short distance and take the next right hand turn (Old Bristol Road). Continue along road for approx. Half a mile past Tyynings Lane and Ivy Cottage can be found on the right hand side indicated by our for sale board.

Postcode
BA5 3AL

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

View original

Market activity
Average price paid £301,994 Sales 346 Current average value £344,403 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £27,544 ▲ 8.69%

Property value data/graphs for BA5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £487,293 £326 3.8 £447,712
Semi-detached £288,128 £290 3.1 £264,472
Terraced £275,461 £281 2.8 £258,596
Flats £208,068 £302 1.8 £154,217

Current asking prices in BA5

Average: £344,755
Avg. current asking prices in BA5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £139,988
(13)
£242,167
(26)
£341,164
(39)
£486,883
(44)
£541,106
(9)
Flats £133,050
(15)
£187,325
(6)
- £335,000
(1)
-
All £136,271
(28)
£231,884
(32)
£341,164
(39)
£483,508
(45)
£541,106
(9)

Current asking rents in BA5

Average: £914 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £700 pcm
(4)
£1,096 pcm
(7)
£1,248 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £399 pcm
(1)
£731 pcm
(3)
- - -
All £399 pcm
(1)
£713 pcm
(7)
£1,096 pcm
(7)
£1,248 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for BA5

Highest value in BA5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
East Horrington £678,558
Westbury Sub Mendip £575,970
Ash Lane £561,585
Henton £556,820
Polsham, Wells BA5 £548,900
Highest turnover in BA5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Regency Court 69.2%
Roughmoor Lane 66.7%
Sandford Gardens 62.5%
Penn Close 60.0%
South Street 57.1%

What Zoopla users think of Rookham

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 73%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3 stars
Transport & travel

Rate Rookham:

Tell us what you think of this area by rating these categories.
Please note your vote will only be counted once.

Community & safety
  • currently 0 stars
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 0 stars
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
Parks & recreation
  • currently 0 stars
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 0 stars
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
Schools & public services
  • currently 0 stars
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
Transport & travel
  • currently 0 stars
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5

Nearby transport

  • Castle Cary (10.6 miles)
  • Bruton (12.1 miles)
  • Yatton (13.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (10.9 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (32.1 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (47.0 miles)
  • The Cottage Ferry Landing (15.0 miles)
  • Nova Scotia Ferry Landing (15.0 miles)
  • Pumphouse Ferry Landing (15.1 miles)

Nearby schools

View all schools in Mendip
  • Stoberry Park School (1.2 miles)
  • St Joseph and St Teresa Catholic Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • Horrington Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • The Kings of Wessex Academy (6.4 miles)
  • Millfield School (8.2 miles)
  • King's Bruton (11.9 miles)
  • Wells Cathedral School (1.3 miles)
  • The Blue School (1.3 miles)
  • Whitstone (5.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

Local info for Mendip

About the neighbours in BA5

AskMe Q&A for Mendip

Ask a question

See all AskMe Q&A in Mendip

For more information about this property, please contact
Killens, BS40 on +44 1275 317858 * (local rate)

Contact Killens about this property

Enter details
    Morning (8am-noon)
    Afternoon (noon-5pm)
    Evening (5pm-9pm)
  1. Characters remaining: 500

By submitting this form, you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. When you click 'Send message''Request valuation', we will pass your personal data to the selected estate agents so that those agents can respond to your request for information or to arrange a viewing. valuation request.

Disclaimer

Property descriptions and related information displayed on this page, with the exclusion of Running Costs data, are marketing materials provided by Killens, and do not constitute property particulars. Please contact Killens for full details and further information. The Running Costs data displayed on this page are provided by Zoopla to give an indication of potential running costs based on various data sources. Zoopla does not warrant or accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the property descriptions, related information or Running Costs data provided here.

Properties on the market nearby

13 more properties like this

View all Rookham Hill property for sale