This property occupies an elevated position with stunning views to the front of the countryside between Babington and Mells Park. Coleford is a village on the Eastern fringes of the Mendip Hills, South of Radstock and West of Frome. The village boasts a number of facilities including a primary school, convenience store, medical practice and two public houses. There is a wide range of options for supermarkets with Frome, Radstock and Midsomer Norton all within 7 miles and Shepton Mallet slightly further. There are fantastic walks nearby including the cycle path from Frome to Radstock which follows an old railway line and can be joined at Kilmersdon. Other attractions to the area include Vobster Diving Centre and Babington House Hotel & Spa.
Stepping through the front door of the property, immediately you are greeted with the impressive high ceiling - a theme that runs through much of the property. Doors lead to the sitting room, kitchen area and living area and there are stairs to the first floor with a fitted under stairs storage unit incorporating a useful bench seat.
12' 0'' x 12' 4'' max (3.65m x 3.76m)
A lovely bright reception room thanks to dual aspect windows to the front and side which also provide a lovely view of the front garden. A brick feature fireplace with a tiled hearth also boasts an impressive reclaimed bressummer beam.
Open Plan Living Space
A fantastic social living area has been created by knocking through the living room, dining room and kitchen.
11' 11'' x 11' 0'' max (3.63m x 3.35m)
This beautifully presented room has another brick fireplace with smart fitted units set within the chimney recess. A window to the front enjoys a lovely view of the front garden whilst a traditional style radiator continue the old meets new theme.
9' 4'' x 13' 6'' (2.84m x 4.11m)
Open from the living area, there is loads of room for a large table and chairs as well as side boards or dressers. French doors lead onto the patio area whilst this room also features a traditional style radiator. Being open to the kitchen is ideal for either maintaining conversation when entertaining guests or keeping an eye on the kids whilst they do their homework.
8' 5'' x 13' 4'' (2.56m x 4.06m)
A tasteful fitted kitchen with a range of wall and floor units with wooden work surfaces over and tiled splash back. Set into the work surface you find a Belfast sink with mixer tap whilst within the units themselves you find a fridge-freezer and a dishwasher. This is also where you find a gas fired Aga which is used solely for cooking. A door leads to the utility room.
Currently the owners preferred entrance due to the convenient proximity to the parking area, the utility room provides a convenient extension to the kitchen. With further wooden work top space and inset stainless steel sink, this useful space is also home to the Worcester central heating boiler. A door leads to the cloakroom.
A great convenience which is usually reserved for modern homes, the downstairs cloakroom features a low level WC and space saving corner basin with mixer tap over and tiled splash back.
First Floor Landing
Arriving upstairs you reach a light and airy landing with doors to each of the bedrooms and the bathroom. This is also where you find the airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. Two windows look out over the flat roof of the dining room where one may wish to explore the options of a balcony or further extension (both subject to necessary permissions).
12' 0'' x 11' 10'' including wardrobe (3.65m x 3.60m)
The main bedroom is a great size with plenty of space for a double bed and bedside tables. The wooden floor boards are proudly on show whilst twin fitted wardrobes utilize the chimney recess. A window to the front provides beautiful views of the countryside between Babington and Mells.
12' 0'' x 11' 1'' max (3.65m x 3.38m)
Another good double bedroom with exposed wooden flooring and the beautiful view to the front. This room also has a second window to the side with a pleasing view of the Holy Trinity Church.
7' 10'' max x 13' 4'' (2.39m x 4.06m)
Another sensible sized bedroom which has views of the Holy Trinity Church to the side and two windows overlooking the rear garden as well as the open countryside beyond.
8' 9'' x 7' 2'' max (2.66m x 2.18m)
The smallest of the four bedrooms is still a reasonable single bedroom although currently used as an office. The window to the front provides the beautiful view of the rolling countryside between Babington and Mells.
A spacious bathroom with a contemporary white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and P shaped bath with with a shower over. The tiled flooring is complimented with partly tiled walls and attractive wood panelling whilst there are built in shelves for toiletries. A window to the side provides lots of natural light and there is a chrome heated towel rail.
The generous wrap around garden offers a great deal of privacy, wherever you go. The front garden is laid to lawn with hedge borders and with bare trees in the winter months, this area has a stunning view o the surrounding countryside. The lawn extends to the side of the house before reaching an exceptionally private patio which can also be accessed via the dining area. The main garden area at the rear is largely laid to lawn and backs onto open fields. A gravel area with pergola is the perfect spot for enjoying a glass of wine in the summer sun. From the rear garden you have views to the front and rear of the scenic countryside surrounding the property.
Parking & Garage
The newly laid tarmacadam driveway that leads to the property provides lots of off street parking. To the top of the driveway you find a 5 bar gate beyond which there is further parking and a single garage with up and over door.