This charming mid-terrace two bedroom cottage was likely to have been built in the 1920's. It retains many period features throughout and sits in an elevated position affording far reaching countryside views in a very peaceful location. The Hillside View development was built back then due to the need to house colliery workers as the Somerset Coalfield was greatly expanded during this time through the increase in demand for coal across England.
You enter the property into a small hallway and are greeted by a beautiful solid oak former church doors with decorative ironwork hinges and similar wood architrave cut to shape. Once inside the sitting room is a cosy room with stripped wooden floor, window to the front aspect and feature wood burner fireplace with decorative period stone mantel. The sitting room has been opened up onto the dining room which is a good size room with fireplace, cupboards to the alcove and access through to the kitchen. The kitchen is a galley style fitted with modern wall and floor units with worktop, inset sink drainer with mixer tap, integrated oven with gas hob and extractor, space for dishwasher and wall mounted Worcester boiler. A door to the rear leads you into a utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer and you will also find a WC and door to the rear of the house.
To the first floor bedroom one is a spacious room to the front aspect and affords those beautiful far reaching views across the adjacent rolling countryside. It also provides a feature cast iron fireplace and stripped wooden floor. Bedroom two is also a double in size with feature cast iron fireplace, stripped wooden floor and storage cupboard. The bathroom is fitted with bath and wall mounted mains shower, WC and sink on vanity unit with stripped wooden floor and opaque window to the rear aspect.
To the rear of the property you cross an access lane and find the large double garage. The garage has power and light and can easily fit a modern vehicle or alternatively could be used as a workshop or office. To the rear of the garage a gate provides access to the garden which is 80' in length and has a south westerly aspect. It has been much loved over the years producing a range of vegetables and still provides pear and apple tree with a small pond too. To the front of the property is a small lawn garden with seating area to the front of the house to take in the views.
Peasedown St John has a wide range of public facilities and amenities. These include a doctors' surgery, a dental practice, a veterinary practice, three public houses, a youth centre, cricket and football clubs, two supermarket stores, pharmacy, baker, post office with newsagent, petrol station/car parts shop, two hairdressers, three takeaways, hardware shop, and a charity shop. Circle Bath Hospital, just off the bypass and to the south there are also many other business establishments and car showrooms on this business park. There is a direct hospital bus service to/from Bath.
Peasedown lies on one of the many hills outside Bath, roughly 7 km (4.3 mi) south-southwest of Bath and 20 km (12 mi) southeast of Bristol. Junction 18 of the M4 motorway is 17 miles (27 km) to the north. First West of England provides Peasedown St. John with bus services to and from Bath, Radstock, Midsomer Norton, Paulton, Shepton Mallet and Wells. All of these services are direct. Bus connections to Bristol and in other directions are frequent via Bath.
There is a large Primary School in Peasedown St John, built in 1913 and extended significantly in recent years. The nearest Secondary School is Writhlington School in Writhlington, Radstock. Several School Coaches run daily between Peasedown St John and Writhlington School. Other local Secondary Schools are also provided in Midsomer Norton and Bath. Further and higher education locally is provided by the University of Bath, Bath Spa University, the City of Bath College, and Norton Radstock College. Special needs education is provided by Three Ways School.
There will be £0 Stamp Duty payable. The Stamp Duty holiday Expires on 31st March 2021.
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