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Somerville Road, Sandford, WINSCOMBE, 4 Bedrooms Detached - £395,000 - Sale Agreed

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Property Summary

Extended Detached Family Home
Well Presented Throughout
Pleasant Views to the Front & Rear
2 Reception Rooms
Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Utility Room & Cloakroom
4 Bedrooms & Bathroom
Driveway & Garage/Workshop
Landscaped Rear Garden
Backing onto Farmland/Woodland
Internal Viewing Advised


An extended detached property, well-presented and situated in a popular village location backing onto a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The property would provide an ideal home for family occupation and falls within the catchment of the excellent village Primary School and Churchill Academy, providing secondary education with sixth form centre. The property has been subject to improvement over the years by the present owners and there is scope for further enhancement if required. Additional benefits include upvc double glazed windows, gas fired central heating and roof mounted solar panels which are on the highest tariff which currently produces an income for the vendors of approx 1,700 per annum (We understand that this will be transferred to the new owners). The rear garden forms a particular feature of the property and will clearly appeal to those with a keen gardening interest and as mentioned enjoys a southerly aspect onto adjoining farmland and wooded hillside. In brief the accommodation includes: Entrance Porch, Entrance Hall, Lounge/Dining Room, Study/Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room and Cloakroom. On the first floor there are 4 Bedrooms and Bathroom. The property is approached by an asphalt driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles which in turn leads to the garage/workshop. The property is offered for sale with no forward chain and an early viewing appointment is recommended.


The property is situated on the popular Somerville Road development backing onto a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, within the sought-after Mendip Village of Sandford. The village has a range of amenities available including: General Store, Primary School (awarded 'outstanding' by Ofsted), Village Hall, two Churches and a very popular Public House/Restaurant. There are additional facilities available in the nearby village of Winscombe including: Doctor, Dental and Veterinary Surgeries, a range of retail outlets and professional practices. Of course, being close to the surrounding Mendip Hills provides excellent walking and riding opportunities and for the sailing and fishing enthusiasts there are several lakes in the area as well as a range of excellent golf courses. Secondary education is available nearby at the sought-after Churchill Academy and Sixth Form Centre with Sports Centre and Swimming Pool. Private schooling is available in Sidcot, near Winscombe and The Cathedral School at Wells. Sandford is ideally situated for the commuter being convenient to Bristol, Bath, Wells, Bridgwater, Taunton and the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare. There are mainline railway connections at Weston-super-Mare, Yatton and Backwell providing access to Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington and other major towns and cities. Access to the M5 Motorway network is available at Junction 21 (St Georges) or Junction 20 at Clevedon with Bristol International Airport being within a 20-minute drive.


From the village of Winscombe with Farrons office on your left-hand side, turn immediately left onto Sandford Road and proceed for approximately mile to the top of the hill onto Hill Road. Follow the road down into the village of Sandford and turn right just before the Church on the left onto Somerville Road. Follow the road up the hill and proceed straight ahead where the property can be found on the right and side.

Entrance Porch

With Upvc sliding door, quarry tiled flooring and entrance door to:-

Entrance Hall

Staircase rising to the first floor, radiator, coved ceiling and telephone point.

Lounge/Dining Room - 5.89m (19ft 4in) max x 4.57m (15ft 0in) max

Feature slate fireplace surround with inset 'Barbas' wood burning stove with oak mantle over, stripped wooden flooring, 2 radiators, coved ceiling, Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation and double glazed sliding patio doors leading to the rear garden.

Study/Sitting Room - 3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.51m (8ft 3in)

Feature fireplace surround with slate hearth and inset glass fronted 'Living Flame' gas fire, Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, coved ceiling and wall lights.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.01m (13ft 2in) x 3.45m (11ft 4in)

Range of fitted wall, base and drawer units with complementing work surfaces over, display shelving, glass display cabinet and inset 1 bowl white ceramic sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Built-in 4 ring gas hob with extractor canopy over and eye level double oven. Integrated appliances including fridge and dishwasher, USB power socket, radiator, coved ceiling and Upvc double glazed window onto the rear garden and surrounding countryside. Door to:-

Utility Room - 2.49m (8ft 2in) x 2.31m (7ft 7in)

Fitted range of wall and base units with beechwood work surfaces over and inset white ceramic butlers sink unit with chrome mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine, compact tumble dryer and freezer, laminate flooring and door leading to the rear garden. There is a wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water.


White suite including: Low level W.C and wash hand basin, tounge and groove panelling and obscure glass Upvc double glazed window.

First Floor Landing

Access to roof space via loft ladder.

Bedroom 1 - 4.06m (13ft 4in) excluding units x 3.07m (10ft 1in)

Range of fitted wall to wall wardrobes, radiator and Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation providing superb views across the surrounding countryside.

Bedroom 2 - 3m (9ft 10in) x 2.79m (9ft 2in)

Upvc double glazed window providing a really lovely outlook across the rear garden, adjacent farmland and wooded hillside beyond. Radiator and coved ceiling.

Bedroom 3 - 3.71m (12ft 2in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)

Fitted with a range of storage units, fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mixer tap, feature bench seat, radiator, coved ceiling and Upvc double glazed window providing a really lovely outlook across the rear garden, adjacent farmland and wooded hillside beyond.

Bedroom 4 - 3.51m (11ft 6in) x 2.29m (7ft 6in)

Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation providing superb views across the surrounding countryside. Recessed book shelves, radiator and coved ceiling.


Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Corner bath with mixer shower tap and additional mains fed shower over and glass screen. Fitted vanity unit and storage cupboards with inset wash hand basin and mixer tap with mirror over, low level W.C, tiled walls, inset ceiling lights and laminate flooring. Obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation.


The property is approached via an asphalt driveway providing off street parking for several vehicles which in turn leads to the single garage/workshop. The front garden is laid to lawn with a range of trees and shrubs. Gated side access leads to the delightful enclosed south facing rear garden with fence and hedge boundaries backing onto adjacent farmland and wooded hillside, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. There is a large paved patio area with outside water supply and steps leading up to the gently sloping main garden area which is predominantly laid to lawn with a rage of mature trees, shrubs and borders. There is a superb Summerhouse measuring 2.84m (9ft 4in) x 2.84m (9ft 4in), fully insulated with lighting and power supply, double glazed window and doors leading onto the covered veranda. Next to the summerhouse is a private paved sun terrace and in addition, there is a vegetable garden, an aluminium framed greenhouse, 2 timber garden sheds and log store.

Garage/Workshop - 3.38m (11ft 1in) x 2.69m (8ft 10in)

With up and over door, lighting, power points and pedestrian door to the rear garden. The garage has been separated to provide a worshop facility measuring 2.69m (8ft 10in) x 2.39m (7ft 10in) with lighting, power points and window.

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