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Orchard Drive, Sandford, Winscombe, 3 Bedrooms Detached - £295,000 - Sale Agreed

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Property Summary

Detached Bungalow
Sought After Location
Modernisation Required
Lounge & Kitchen/Dining Room
3 Bedrooms & Bathroom
Gas Heating & Double Glazing
Driveway & Garage
Generous Mature Gardens
NO Forward Chain
Early Viewing Advised


An excellent opportunity to acquire an extended detached property which is in need of modernisation, situated in a pleasant cul-de-sac position within the sought-after village of Sandford. The property would lend itself to further extension at the rear if required subject to any planning permission or consents required and in addition benefits from gas fired central heating, double glazed windows throughout and generous mature gardens to the rear. Some of the works required include re-wiring, new kitchen, bathroom and redecoration throughout. In brief the accommodation includes: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining, 3 Bedrooms and Bathroom. The property is approached by an asphalt driveway providing off street parking for 3 vehicles which in turn leads to the detached single garage and there are generous mature gardens to both the front and rear. The property is offered for sale with no forward chain and in our opinion should be viewed at an early opportunity as we anticipate strong interest from the outset. Viewing is strictly by appointment through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.


The property is situated on the popular Orchard Drive development 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 Bristol heading South West on the A38 proceed through the village of Langford. At the traffic lights turn right onto Dinghurst Road signposted to Banwell & Weston-super-Mare. Follow the road for approximately 2 miles onto the Greenhill Road and through the village of Sandford, passing the village Primary School on the right, Humphrey Motor Company on the right and the village Church on the left onto Station Road. Take the first available turning on the left into Orchard Drive where the property can be found just a short distance along on the left-hand side.

Storm Porch

With outside light, quarry tiled floor and glass entrance door to:-

Entrance Hall

Built-in storage cupboard and radiator.

Inner Hallway

Access to loft area, radiator, two built-in storage cupboards, built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing hot water cylinder.

Sitting Room - 4.09m (13ft 5in) x 3.84m (12ft 7in)

Upvc double glazed window and sliding patio doors to the rear overlooking the garden, wall lights and radiator.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 6.93m (22ft 9in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in) max reducing to 7'

Fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units incorporating glass display cabinets and display shelving with complementing worksurfaces over and tiled surrounds. Inset 1 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, built-in 4 ring electric hob and oven with extractor hood over, space for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge, radiator. There is a wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water and double glazed windows to the front and side elevations. Door to:-

Rear Porch

A door leads from here into the sitting room and there is upvc double glazed window and door leading into the rear garden.

Bedroom 1 - 3.86m (12ft 8in) excluding units x 3.3m (10ft 10in)

Fitted wardrobe and storage units, radiator and double glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 3.96m (13ft 0in) max x 2.84m (9ft 4in)

Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator and built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 - 3.3m (10ft 10in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)

Double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator and built-in wardrobe.


Coloured suite including:- Panelled bath with mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, radiator, fully tiled walls and obscure glass upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation.


The property is approached via a asphalt driveway providing off street parking for 3 vehicles which in turn leads to the detached single garage. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a range of shrubs and well stocked borders. There is gated side access leading to the rear garden.
The rear garden is enclosed by a fence and hedge boundaries and includes areas of lawn with a range of mature trees, shrubs, borders and rockeries. There is also a paved patio area, two garden ponds and a vegetable garden with an aluminium framed greenhouse and an outside water tap.

Garage - 5.49m (18ft 0in) x 3.17m (10ft 5in)

With up and over door, light and power points.

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