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Hind Pits , Shipham, Winscombe, 3 Bedrooms Detached - Offers over £390,000

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Property Summary

Spacious Detached Bungalow
Fully Modernised & Well Presented
Sought-After Central Village Location
Sitting Room, Dining Room & Kitchen
3 Double Bedrooms & Bathroom
Upvc Double Glazing & Gas Heating
Driveway for 3 Cars & Garage
Pleasant Gardens & Front Views
Potential for No Forward Chain
Early Viewing Advised


A superb individual detached bungalow situated on Hind Pits, close to the heart of the ever popular and sought-after Mendip village of Shipham. This generous sized property is well presented throughout and has been subject to considerable improvement in previous years by the present owners, although there is further potential to extend into the loft area subject to any planning permission required. The property benefits from pleasant far reaching views to the front elevation, upvc double glazed windows and gas fired central heating. In brief, the accommodation includes: Spacious Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room and Kitchen, three Double Bedrooms and Bathroom. The property has a driveway for 3 vehicles which in turn leads to the attached single garage and there are pleasant gardens to both the front and rear. This property and its convenient village location will only be fully appreciated by way of an internal inspection. Viewing arrangements are 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. Proceed up the hill passing the village hall on the right and enter the village of Shipham onto Turnpike Road. At the village centre turn left onto Hollow road and bear immediately right onto Hind Pits. Where the road splits, bear right again and the driveway to the property is the first available entrance on the left-hand side.

Entrance Hall

Upvc entrance door with obscure glass side panels, access to loft area via pull down ladder, radiator, telephone point and built-in cupboard.

Sitting Room - 5.49m (18ft 0in) x 3.51m (11ft 6in)

Feature hole in the wall fireplace with stone hearth and inset cast iron log burner, radiator, television point and dual aspect upvc double glazed windows to the front and side elevations providing a lovely outlook of the surrounding area and further reaching views. Archway leading to:-

Dining Room - 3m (9ft 10in) x 2.69m (8ft 10in)

Upvc double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator and glass door leading to:-

Kitchen - 3.17m (10ft 5in) x 3m (9ft 10in)

Fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units with complementing worksurfaces over, under-unit lighting and tiled surrounds. Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, built-in Neff four ring gas hob with brushed steel extractor canopy over and Neff double oven, integrated fridge, space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, radiator, built-in cupboard housing Vaillant gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water. Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation and door leading to:-

Rear Porch

Upvc double glazed door leading to the rear garden, space for freezer and door leading into the garage.

Bedroom 1 - 3.91m (12ft 10in) x 3.45m (11ft 4in)

Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation providing lovely far reaching views across the surrounding area. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 3.35m (11ft 0in) x 2.54m (8ft 4in)

Built-in wardrobe, radiator and upvc double glazed window to the side elevation.

Bedroom 3 - 3.25m (10ft 8in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)

Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation and radiator.


Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Panelled bath with mains fed drench head shower, additional hand held unit and folding glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level W.C, chrome ladder style radiator, fully tiled walls, recessed ceiling lights and obscure glass upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation.


There is a driveway providing off road parking for approximately 3 vehicles which in turn leads to the attached single garage. The main garden area lies to the front of the property with natural stone wall and hedge boundaries. There is a large decked sun terrace with steps leading down to the lawn and there are a range of mature trees, shrubs and planted borders. There is a side access with 2 log stores leading to the raised rear garden, with wall and hedge boundaries, a small area of lawn and paved sun terrace with timber summerhouse and a range of mature trees and shrubs. In addition there is an outside water supply.

Garage - 4.88m (16ft 0in) x 2.95m (9ft 8in)

With up and over door, lighting, power points and upvc double glazed window.

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