Property Details

Lippiatt Lane, Shipham, Winscombe, 2 Bedrooms Detached - £410,000 - Sale Agreed

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Property Summary

Individual Detached Bungalow
Highly Sought-After Village Location
Stunning Position & Views
Well Presented Throughout
Potential for Extension
Sitting/Dining Room & Re-fiitted Kitchen
2 Large Bedrooms & Bathroom
Driveway & Detached Garage
Delightful Front & Rear Gardens
Early Viewing is Advised


It is a cliche to say it, but......'Location, Location, Location'! We are pleased to offer for sale this delightful detached bungalow style property, situated in a much sought-after position within the popular Mendip village of Shipham. The property enjoys a quiet, edge of village location with superb rear views across adjacent farmland and the surrounding countryside beyond. The property itself has been subject to considerable improvement during the present owners time there and now offers a modern, well-appointed and presented home that will clearly appeal to a wide range of buyers, including both the retired, looking for a tranquil setting, and families who are looking for good outside space and easy access out onto the beautiful Mendip countryside. There is ample potential to further enhance the property and extend if required (subject to any necessary permission/consent needed). In brief, the accommodation includes: Entrance Hall, Sitting/Dining Room, Kitchen, two double Bedrooms and Bathroom. The property is approached via driveway providing parking for several vehicles which in turn leads to the detached single garage. The gardens form a particular feature of the property that will clearly appeal to those with a keen gardening interest and must be seen to be appreciated. With this in mind, viewings are by strictly by appointment exclusively 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 numerous and varied social groups (e.g drama, gardening club, photography and dancing classes). Additional comprehensive range of facilities are on offer in the nearby village of 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 Bristol heading South West on the A38 enter the village of Churchill. At the traffic lights proceed straight ahead onto New Road and continue for approximately mile. Proceed through a right-hand bend and bear left immediately after the filling station, still on New Road. Enter the village of Shipham passing Beech Road on the left-hand side and the village hall on the right. Drop down the hill and take the first available turning on the left onto North Down Lane. Proceed to the crossroads at the top of North Down Lane and continue straight ahead onto Lippiatt Lane where the property can be found just a short distance along on the left-hand side.

Storm Porch

With outside light and Upvc double glazed entrance door with side panel leading to:

Entrance Hall

Built-in cloaks cupboard, 2 radiators, laminate flooring and access to large spacious loft area.

Sitting/Dining Room - 5.44m (17ft 10in) x 6.71m (22ft 0in)

An L' shaped room with feature stone fireplace and hearth with inset 'Living Flame' gas fire, wall lights, 2 radiators, television point. Upvc double glazed picture window to the front elevation and Upvc double glazed sliding patio doors providing superb views across the rear garden and surrounding countryside.

Kitchen - 3.15m (10ft 4in) max x 2.84m (9ft 4in) max

Recently re-fitted with a range of cream fronted wall, base and drawer units with complementing wood block effect work surfaces over and tiling to splash prone areas, inset 'Frankie' 1 1/2 bowl composite sink unit with chrome mixer tap, space for cooker with brushed steel extractor canopy over, space and plumbing for tumble dryer, built-in airing cupboard housing 'Vaillant' gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water, space for tall fridge/freezer. Glazed door to:-

Rear Porch

Quarry tiled flooring, slimline base unit with work surfaces over and space for washing machine, glazed Upvc door leading to the rear garden.

Bedroom 1 - 4.62m (15ft 2in) x 4.14m (13ft 7in)

Fitted with a range of wardrobes, overbed storage and bedside units, radiator and Upvc double glazed picture window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 4.6m (15ft 1in) x 2.82m (9ft 3in)

Upvc double glazed picture window providing outstanding views across the garden and surrounding countryside, radiator, recessed ceiling lights, obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the side elevation.


Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Panelled bath with hot and cold taps, glass shower unit with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and low level W.C, part tiled walls, radiator and 2 obscure glass Upvc double glazed windows to the rear elevation.


The property is approached via a gated entrance with 'Asphalt' driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with fence and hedge boundaries, a range of mature trees, shrubs and planted borders. Gated side access leads to the rear garden. This delightful enclosed rear garden is also laid to lawn with fence boundaries. There is a raised paved sun terrace, a vegetable garden, further paved patio with timber pergola and timber summerhouse. In addition, there are a range of mature trees and shrubs, planted borders, an outside water supply and log store underneath the property. The whole enjoying the most delightful outlook across adjacent farmland and the surrounding countryside.

Garage - 4.78m (15ft 8in) x 2.51m (8ft 3in)

With up and over door, lighting and rear window.

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