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Bere Lane, Glastonbury £320,000

Sold STC
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  • Sitting Room
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  • Rear garden overlooking the Abbey grounds
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  • Dining Room
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  • Kitchen
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  • Rear garden
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  • Rear Garden
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  • 1930's home requiring some refurbishment & updating
  • Centrally located to the town, Glastonbury Tor, Abbey and Chalice Well
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Scope to extend (STPP)
  • Solar panels (owned)
  • Garage & off road parking
  • Beautiful private rear garden benefitting from a sunny aspect, overlooking the Abbey grounds
  • Gas central heating
  • No onward chain

An opportunity to purchase a centrally located three bedroom, 1930's home requiring some refurbishment and updating, overlooking the Abbey grounds. The accommodation is spacious throughout, there is off road parking, a garage and a splendid private and level rear garden, benefitting from a sunny aspect. Furthermore the property is available with vacant possession and no onward chain. Full details available soon.


Accommodation

Ground Floor

This 1930's home has been with the same family for the last 60 years. Many of its original features remain including the wooden doors, stripped floorboards, picture rails and wood panelling. This is a great opportunity for a buyer to transform it into a lovely comfortable home. The accommodation is arranged over two floors. On the ground floor there is an entrance porch with a terracotta tiled floor and diamond leaded glazed window and door opening into the hall. A staircase with a wood panelled balustrade ascends to the first floor, with an under stairs cupboard, and exposed floorboards continuing into the sitting room. This room features an original tiled fireplace and a bay window to the front. Adjacent to this is the dining room having direct access into the splendid rear garden through double opening doors. The kitchen has a terracotta tiled floor, cupboard storage space, and additionally the original walk-in pantry. There is also space for a cooker and fridge/freezer. Across from here is where the integral garage would have originally have been. This was converted to make ancillary accommodation. A wash hand basin has been fitted, there is also built-in storage and a window to the front.

First Floor

On the first floor there is a generous sized landing with exposed floorboards continuing into the bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC. There is a large walk-in cupboard and a window to the front. A hatch provides access to the loft space which offers scope to extend into subject to the necessary planning permissions. Two of the bedrooms are situated to the rear, affording views across the garden and into the Abbey grounds, with bedroom one to the front. The bathroom is fitted with a bath and wash hand basin. There are two built-in cupboards, one of which houses the hot water tank. There is a separate WC adjacent to this.

Outside

The property is approached through double gates opening to a driveway with parking for a couple of vehicles and leading up to the single garage. This is supplied with power and light and has an up and over door. A personal door to the side opens to a covered side passageway offering access to the garage and to the rear garden. What was the original old coal house is now a utility room with a sink/drainer as well as space and plumbing for a washing machine. Additionally there is a separate outside WC. The private rear garden is level and predominantly laid to lawn, enclosed by a stone wall and overlooking the Abbey grounds. An array of mature trees, plants and flowering shrubs surround the garden. To one side is an organic kitchen garden filled with an abundance of vegetables and herbs as well as a variety of fruit bushes at the very bottom. There is also a small pond and a paved patio extending from the dining room. The garden benefits from full sun for most of the day and additionally there are six owned solar panels that provide an income.

Location

The property is situated just a short walk from the High Street with its good range of shops, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, health centres etc. The historic town of Glastonbury is famous for its Tor and Abbey Ruins and is 6 miles from the Cathedral City of Wells whilst Street, with its more comprehensive range of facilities including both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Strode Theatre, Strode College and the complex of shopping outlets in Clarks Village, is 2 miles. The nearest M5 motorway interchange at Dunball (Junction 23) is 14 miles whilst Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance.

Directions

From our Glastonbury offices, proceed to the top of the High Street. At the top turn right and continue to a mini roundabout. Turn right again into Bere Lane, where the property can be found further along opposite the Rural Life Museum on the right hand side.


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Name Location Type Distance
Bere Lane
Glastonbury BA6 8BE
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: AIG1767
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