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Wellhead, Mere, Warminster - £480,000 Sold Subject to Contract


Property Details

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A rare opportunity to purchase a detached four double bedroom character stone cottage with income potential and offered for sale with no onward chain. This charming cottage has recently been used as a very successful holiday let with the potential to realise income of between £40,000 to £60,000 per annum, depending on the occupancy. The property enjoys a private and tucked away location within walking distance to the pretty Wiltshire town of Mere and provides an excellent base to explore some of the south's finest countryside and attractions, many of which are just a short drive away. On the other hand, the property presents itself as a stylish full time residence with the option of earning from 'The Cabin' as an airbnb, if required. The cottage dates to the 1700s with historic sympathetic additions yet retains many character features, such as exposed ceiling beams, timber lintels, solid wood flooring and fireplaces and catering for modern day expectation benefits from uPVC double glazing, gas fired central heating, contemporary bathroom suites and stylish kitchen units. The property can be purchase fully furnished and future holiday bookings will be passed on to the buyer. A viewing is essential to truly appreciate the inside accommodation and the delightful gardens.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

To the side of the property there is a storm porch with light. Timber door with inset glass pane/leaded light inlay opens into a welcoming hall. Recessed ceiling lights. Smoke and carbon monoxide detector. Coat hooks. Radiator. Built in oak shoe rack. Oak flooring. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess under. Doors to the cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room and to the:-

Dining Room (3.81m'' x 4.57m / 12'6'' x 15')

Window with deep sill overlooking the garden to the side and two windows to the front. Uplighters. Radiator. Power points. Old brick fireplace with latch doors to either side opening to the:-

Sitting Room (6.86m'' x 4.17m'' / 22'6'' x 13'8'')

Enjoying a double outlook with windows to the rear and to the front, which has a seat under and French doors opening out to the garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Exposed ceiling beams. High level cupboard housing the electrics. Two radiators. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Old brick fireplace backing onto the dining room fireplace. Brick fireplace with wood burner and shelves to one side of the chimney breast.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (3.61m'' x 6.40m / 11'10'' x 21')

Window with tiled sill to the side overlooking the garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Power points with USB connection. Television connection. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards. Generous amount of granite work surfaces with matching upstand and part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. Space for a fridge/freezer. Space for a range style cooker. Tiled floor. Stable door to the rear and double doors to the:-

Conservatory (2.95m'' x 2.67m'' / 9'8'' x 8'9'')

Of high quality uPVC double glazed construction with pitched roof and skylight. Ceiling lights. Windows to all sides and double doors opening to the garden. Tiled floor.

Cloakroom

Recessed ceiling lights. Wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC. Central heating boiler (10 months old). Floor cupboard. Oak flooring.

First Floor

Landing

Stairs rise to a part galleried landing with window overlooking the garden to the side and with sufficient space for a study area or for gym equipment. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Door to the main bedroom. Further landing with access to the family bathroom and bedroom four and step up to the landing leading to bedrooms two and three, which has a window to the rear with partial view in the distance.

Bedroom One (3.63m'' x 4.39m'' / 11'11'' x 14'5'')

Window to the rear and side with outlook over the garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Wall shelves. Oak flooring. Door to the:-

En-Suite Bathroom

Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Traditional style radiator. Fitted with a suite consisting of solid wood freestanding vanity unit with double circular basins with freestanding waterfall mixer taps and illuminating sensor mirrors over, low level WC and bath with mixer tap and shower over. Tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom Two (3.61m'' x 4.57m / 11'10'' x 15')

Window with deep sill to the front. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Wall shelves. Oak flooring. Built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves.

Bedroom Three (3.15m'' x 3.45m'' / 10'4'' x 11'4'')

Maximum measurements - Window with deep sill overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelves. Oak flooring.

Bedroom Four (3.61m'' x 2.67m'' / 11'10'' x 8'9'')

Window with deep sill overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Oak flooring.

Shower Room

Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Traditional style radiator. Fitted with a suite consisting of solid wood freestanding vanity unit with double circular basins with freestanding waterfall mixer taps and illuminating sensor mirrors over, low level WC and walk in shower area. Tiled walls and floor.

The Attic

The attic has potential to further develop and is currently boarded with oak flooring and has power and television points. There is potential for velux windows and would make a great children's den or extra bedroom, subject to the necessary permissions.

Outside

Parking and Garden

The property is approached from the lane onto a gravelled parking area, where there are two allocated spaces. A short walk to the gate of cottage opens to steps leading past the timber cabin and continues to the storm porch. The front garden is laid to lawn and enclosed by old stone walls, whilst the main garden lies to the side and is mostly laid to lawn with a BBQ and seating area to the rear with pergola. There is also a vine and apple trees plus a gravelled area for 'Boules'. The garden enjoys good privacy, a sunny aspect and is enclosed in part by old stone walls.

The Cabin

The cabin benefits from power and water and is currently being transformed into a bedsitting room, shower room and kitchenette. A wonderful opportunity for AirBnB income, annexe for a dependent relative or guest room. Due for completion end of June/early July 2022.

Directions

From the Gillingham Office

Follow the road down the High Street until you reach the junction. Turn right and as you approach the 'co-operative roundabout', take the first exit heading towards Mere. At the next roundabout proceed straight over and go through the village of Milton on Stour continuing towards Mere. At the end of the road turn right heading into Mere. Proceed through the village to Hazzards Hill. Turn left in Upper Water Street and next right into North Road. Then right again into Wellhead. Turn right into the car park. The property is almost ahead - slightly to the left. BA12 6EH