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Allens Lane, Shipham, Winscombe, 2 Bedrooms Detached - £299,950

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Property Summary

Detached Bungalow
Modernisation Required
Sought After Village Location
Sitting Room & Kitchen
2 Double Bedrooms
Bathroom & Cloakroom
Driveway for 2 Vehicles
Pleasant Gardens
Early Viewing Advised


An excellent opportunity to purchase a detached bungalow situated in a sought after position within the popular village of Shipham. The property does require modernisation throughout and would lend itself well to extension (subject to any planning permission and consent required). The property is located within a short walk of the village centre and benefits from Upvc double glazed windows and gas fired central heating with off street parking for 2 vehicles. In brief, the accommodation includes: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen, 2 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom and Cloakroom. Outside there are pleasant enclosed gardens to the front side and rear with parking for 2 vehicles as previously mentioned. Viewing is recommended at an early opportunity strictly by appointment through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.


Shipham is a highly sought after village nestled beautifully within the surrounding Somerset countryside, an area of outstanding natural beauty and ideally situated for those with a keen interest in outdoor pursuits. Just a short distance from the property, access is available onto the Mendip Hills providing excellent walking, horse riding and mountain biking opportunities with many other pursuits on offer in the local area. Nearby is the local Church of St Leonard's, which traces its foundations back to the mid-13th century and other village amenities including: General Store/Butcher, Public House/Hotel, Filling Station and the village Hall, the hub of varied activities. A more comprehensive range of facilities are on offer in the village Winscombe. With education very much in mind for some there are an excellent range of schools serving the local community with first school education available in Shipham, middle school education in Cheddar and secondary education at the Kings of Wessex Academy in Cheddar. Private schooling is also available nearby in Sidcot and further afield in Wraxall, Wells and Bristol. For those commuting there are mainline railway connections at Weston-super-Mare, Yatton and Backwell providing direct access to Bristol City centre and other major towns and cities with access to the M5 motorway network available at junctions 20 (Clevedon), 21 (St Georges) and 22 (Edithmead). For those travelling further afield Bristol International Airport is within a 15 minute drive.


From Winscombe village centre with Farrons office on the left hand side proceed up through the village on Woodborough Road. At the top of the village proceed through the left hand bend onto Sidcot Lane and continue to the traffic lights. Turn left onto the Bridgwater Road (A38) and after approximately mile turn right onto Broadway, signposted to Shipham. At the 'T' junction in Shipham turn right onto Turnpike Road and opposite the Miners Arms Public House turn left onto Hollow Road. After a short distance, turn right onto Court Lane and first left onto Allens Lane. The property can be found just a short distance along on the right hand side and can be identified by the Farrons for sale notice.

Storm Porch

With outside light and solid wood entrance door with stained glass window and side panel leading to:-

Entrance Hall

Access to roof space, built-in airing cupboard with shelving and radiator, telephone point.

Sitting Room - 4.06m (13ft 4in) x 3.23m (10ft 7in) max

Tiled fireplace and hearth with open grate and storage units to either side, Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, television point, coved ceiling and serving hatch to into the kitchen.

Kitchen - 2.84m (9ft 4in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

Basic range of base and wall units with Formica worksurface over, space for appliances and built-in larder cupboard, boiler cupboard housing Baxi gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water, radiator and Upvc double glazed window to the side elevation and entrance door to the rear.

Bedroom 1 - 3.2m (10ft 6in) x 3.17m (10ft 5in)

Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, built-in wardrobe and further built in storage cupboard.

Bedroom 2 - 3.2m (10ft 6in) x 3m (9ft 10in) max

Upvc double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator and two built in wardrobes.


Basic white suite including: Ceramic bath with hot and cold taps and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps and tiled splashback, radiator and obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation.


With white low level W.C and obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation.


The property is approached by a gated driveway providing parking for two vehicles. The well tended gardens are set predominantly to the front and side of the property. The front garden is enclosed with natural stone walls and laid to lawn with an attractive range of mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. The side garden is planted with an array of trees and shrubs and there is access either side of the property leading to the paved rear garden area which has two timber garden sheds and a coal bunker.

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