Tick all the boxes with this truly beautiful Edwardian house enjoying many period features and classic proportions of high ceilings and large sash windows. There are three reception rooms, three double bedrooms, recently fitted kitchen, large family bathroom and downstairs cloakroom. Outside, are generous gardens, offering plenty of space, a double garage and plenty of off road parking.
The popular village of Pilton lies just 2 miles from Shepton Mallet and 5 miles from the City of Wells and the renowned town of Glastonbury. The village itself boasts a pub, church, village hall, a variety of community clubs, a nursery and a preschool, community orchard, play area and recreation ground, allotments, and is of course the site of the world famous Glastonbury Festival for which local residents receive free tickets. It is well situated for commuting to Bristol, Bath and Yeovil with rail connections to London via Castle Cary station. The nearby towns offer an array of retail and cultural facilities and a range of state and private school education from nursery to higher education, including the 'Outstanding' West Pennard Primary School, Blue School, Millfield and Wells Cathedral School.
The gracious gabled porch with part glazed door and windows to all sides offers a fitting entrance to this lovely home and leads to the part glazed door complete with original door furniture that opens into the entrance hall.
Once in the entrance hall, stairs rise to the first floor, with a storage cupboard under and doors to the three reception rooms.
The double aspect dining room has original sash windows to the front and side, making this a light and spacious room with high ceilings and a chimney breast.
A lovely double aspect room with a sash window to the front and a sash box bay window to the side giving views over the garden and village beyond. The chimney breast features a fire place with inset wood surround and slate hearth, housing a 'Much Wenlock' multi fuel burner. To either side are alcoves both fitted with storage cupboards and shelving.
The flexible breakfast room adjoins the kitchen and is currently used as a family room. A gallery of windows overlook the garden to the rear and a door opens to a small glazed porch which gives access to the side garden. The Oil fuelled combi boiler is housed in the built in storage cupboard in the corner of the room and there are doors to the kitchen and downstairs cloakroom.
Fitted with a white suite of wash basin and WC and natural light from a window to the rear.
Recently fitted kitchen with a range of ivory fronted shaker style wall and base units to three walls, incorporating an integrated electric oven, electric induction hob, built in fridge freezer and space for a washing machine and dishwasher. It is further enhanced by a terracotta tiled floor, downlighters to the ceiling, a window to the rear and part glazed door leading to the garden.
First Floor Landing
The stairs with half landing, lead to the first floor galleried hallway which is on two levels and has an elegant sash window to the front. The lower landing provides ample space for a study area and has a porthole window to the rear. There are doors to the three bedrooms, family bathroom and access to the loft.
A lovely proportioned room with double aspect sash windows to the front and side and a chimney breast with an original 'art nouveau' cast iron feature fireplace. In the alcove to the left of the chimney is a substantial built in wardrobe.
Another lovely proportioned room also benefitting from double aspect sash windows to the front and side and a cast iron feature fireplace with substantial built in wardrobe to the chimney alcove.
A cottage style double bedroom with it's own wash hand basin and a low level window overlooking the garden with a further window to the side.
A lovely spacious family bathroom with a white suite of T&G panelled bath with mixer tap shower and glazed screen over, very large pedestal wash basin and WC. There is a chrome heated towel rail, wall tiles to dado height and a window to the rear giving natural light.
Hillrise is well placed within it's plot giving garden to all sides which benefits from good frontage onto Shop Lane. Immediately to the front of the property is a beech hedge giving privacy and a path that leads to the entrance porch and to either side of the house.
To one side of the house are double five bar gates to the shingled area offering ample parking and double garage. The larger part of the garden, which would be a great place for a cabin or shepherds hut, STPP, is accessed from here and features lawn, fruit trees, trampoline spot and railway sleeper steps leading to a seating/hammock area. The lawn continues behind the garage and round to a balustrade fence overlooking the lower rear garden and to the side of the garage where the oil tank and log store are situated.
To the back of the house you will find a decked seating area next to a stream, which overlooks a sunken lawn surrounded by shrubs and with an ornamental bay tree. This garden area continues to the other side of the property where there is further lawn, flowering cherry tree and shrubs and access to the side lobby.
There are three doors, one to the side and two to the rear, giving access to the undercroft beneath the house.
Brick and tile built detached double garage measuring 18'0 x 16'2 with concertina doors to the front and windows to either side. It also benefits from power and light.
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