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North Down Lane, Shipham, Winscombe, 4 Bedrooms Detached - £385,000 - Sale Agreed

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Property Summary

Detached Chalet Style Property
Versatile & Deceptively Spacious
Sought After Village Location
Well Presented Throughout
2/3 Reception Rooms
3/4 Bedrooms & Shower Room
D/Glazing & Gas Heating
Driveway & Garage
Pleasant Landscaped Gardens
Early Viewing Advised


A delightful detached family home situated in a very popular position within the sought after Mendip Village of Shipham. The well presented accommodation is both flexible and deceptively spacious inside and has been subject to improvement over the years buy the present owners and there is potential to enhance the property further if required. This individual property benefits from double glazed windows throughout and gas fired central heating with landscaped gardens to the front and rear. In brief, the accommodation includes: Entrance Porch, Cloakroom, Entrance Hall, Sitting Room with wood burning stove, Dining Room, Fitted Kitchen, Bedroom 4/Study, First Floor Landing, 3 Bedrooms and Re-fitted Shower Room. The property is approached via a gated driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles which in turn leads to the attached single garage and as mentioned there are pleasant landscaped gardens to the front and rear. This is in our opinion an excellent opportunity and viewing is highly recommended, 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, 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 although was re-built in 1842 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 primary education available in Shipham, middle school education in Cheddar and secondary education at the Kings of Wessex School in Cheddar. Private schooling is also available close by in Sidcot. 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 there is an international airport at Lulsgate 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, bear left onto Sidcot Lane and proceed to the traffic lights turning left onto the Bristol Road (A38). After approximately mile turn right onto Broadway, signposted to Shipham. At the junction, proceed straight ahead onto North Down Lane where the property can be found on the right hand side.

Entrance Porch

Wooden entrance door with glass insert and side panel, multi paned wooden stable door with glass side panel leading to the rear garden, built in storage cupboard and sliding door into the garage.


White suite with chrome fittings including: Low level W.C and wall mounted wash hand basin, Dimplex electric wall heater, tiled flooring and louvre window.

Entrance Hall

Open tread staircase rising to the first floor accommodation, attractive wood block flooring, radiator and telephone point, built in shallow storage cupboard.

Sitting Room - 6.25m (20ft 6in) x 3.96m (13ft 0in)

Feature hole in the wall fireplace with tiled hearth and inset cast iron wood burning stove, attractive hardwood flooring, two radiators, wall light points, obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the side elevation and sliding patio doors to the rear garden open to:-

Dining Room - 3.96m (13ft 0in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in) max

Upvc double glazed picture window overlooking the front garden, radiator, wall light points, attractive hardwood flooring and wall mounted "Worcester" gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water.

Bedroom 4/Study - 3.48m (11ft 5in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)

Two fitted double wardrobe units with central vanity unit, radiator, wood panelled ceiling and Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Kitchen - 3.23m (10ft 7in) x 3.15m (10ft 4in)

Fitted with a range of cream fronted, wall, base and drawer units with glass display cabinet and wine rack with complementing work surfaces over, under-unit lighting and tiled surrounds, inset 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, inset "Bosch" 4 ring gas hob with extractor canopy over and "Bosch" electric oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring and Upvc double glazed window overlooking the front garden.

First Floor Landing

Access to roof space, radiator.

Bedroom 1 - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.48m (11ft 5in)

Built-in wardrobe unit with sliding doors, radiator, pine ceiling and floor to ceiling Upvc double glazed picture window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom 2 - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.23m (10ft 7in)

Built-in wardrobe unit with sliding doors incorporating an airing cupboard with dual gas/electric radiator, pine ceiling radiator and aluminium framed double glazed picture window overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom 3 - 3.05m (10ft 0in) x 2.64m (8ft 8in)

Aluminium framed double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator and pine ceiling.

Shower Room - 2.74m (9ft 0in) x 2.64m (8ft 8in)

Refitted white suite with chrome fittings including: Glass corner shower unit with mains fed shower, built-in vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mixer tap, low level W.C and bidet, dual gas/electric ladder style radiator with thermostat control, part tiled walls, Amtico tile effect flooring and obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the side elevation.


The property is approached via a gated driveway with turning bay providing off road parking for several vehicles which in turn leads to the attached single garage. The front garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a beautiful selection of mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. Gated side access leads to the rear garden. The enclosed landscaped rear garden is laid to lawn with fenced boundaries, delightful stone rockery and a mature range of trees, shrubs and flower borders. There is a paved patio area, timber garden shed and further garden store.

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