Greenlands is a substantial and beautifully appointed, detached family house dating from the 1930's and offers many wonderful features typical of its period, including well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings, excellent carpentry and many built in cupboards and wardrobes The accommodation includes an impressive galleried reception hall, 2 well-proportioned reception rooms with bay windows overlooking the south facing rear garden, together with a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and adjacent dining room. The property also has the benefit of a self-contained annexe, ideal for an elderly relative/teenager or for letting. The accommodation is beautifully presented and is offered with gas fired central heating and double and secondary glazing.
The accommodation comprises:
Arched Entrance Porch with oak panelled front entrance door with inset leaded light, opening into:
Entrance Porch with cloak cupboard and further door opening through to
Galleried Reception Hall. A most impressive reception space with elegant balustrade staircase with varnished hand rail leading to the first floor. Oak parquet flooring.
Cloakroom with white suite comprising; close coupled WC, vanity basin with cupboards and drawers below.
Drawing Room. An elegant, well-proportioned double aspect reception room with large bay window on the south elevation, overlooking the rear gardens with views of the Blackdown Hills and Wellington Monument. Open Minster stone fireplace with inset glass fronted wood burning stove, picture rail, secondary glazed window on the front elevation, window with window seat on the rear elevation. Door through to
Side Hall/Original Loggia with glazed sliding engineered door opening through to the
Conservatory/Garden Room affording a lovely outlook over the rear garden. Glass fronted wood burning stove, tiled floor. Door through to Annexe and door to Garage.
Sitting Room. Another well-proportioned reception room of immense character with original picture rail and plate rack. Tiled fireplace with timber over mantle. Exposed floor boards. Bay window on the rear elevation, with French doors again affording views over the gardens and to the Wellington Monument.
Dining Room with window on the front elevation, former tiled fireplace (closed) with built-in shelving to one side.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Beautifully appointed with a modern range of cream coloured units with granite work tops with inset 4 ring gas hob with cooker hood over. Inset 1½ single drainer sink, twin built-in electric ovens, built-in dishwasher and twin fridges. Shelved china cupboard. Walk-in, shelved pantry. Double glazed door to rear Terrace.
Utility Room with fitted work surface with inset 1½ bowl sink with cupboards and drawers below, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled floor. Potterton and Vaillant gas fired boilers serving the domestic hot water and heating systems.
Second Cloakroom with low level WC.
A wide, elegant staircase with adjacent Oriel window gives access to the Landing with hatch to loft space and built-in airing cupboard housing the factory insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater and shelving. Walk-in Wardrobe/Box Room with fitted shelving and coat hooks.
Master Bedroom. A large, well-proportioned room with large bay window on the rear elevation affording more expansive views of the Blackdown Hills and the Wellington Monument. Built-in wardrobes running the length of one wall.
En Suite Shower Room with white suite comprising; shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC.
Bedroom 2. Another well-proportioned room with large bay window on the rear elevation, again with superb views. Built-in cupboards/wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving and built-in drawers.
Bedroom 3. With bay window on the rear elevation with views towards the Blackdown Hills. Built-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail. Further shelved cupboard.
Bedroom 4/Guest Room. Again with built-in wardrobes, window on the front elevation.
En Suite Shower Room with white suite comprising; shower enclosure, vanity basin, close coupled WC.
Family Bathroom with white suite comprising; panelled bath with separate shower unit over with shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC.
In summary the accommodation provides:
Entrance Hall with stairs to first floor.
Sitting Room with Kitchen Area.
Double Bedroom and Bathroom
The property is approached from the road through double five bar gates opening on to a brick paved driveway, giving access to the integral garage with double timber doors fitted shelving, electric light and power connected, wash basin and loft storage over. A further pedestrian gate with paved path gives access to the front door. The property is set back from the roadway, behind hedging and iron railings, with areas of lawn and shrub borders. Paths to either side of the property give access to the rear garden.
This garden enjoys a wonderful, southerly orientation and a high level of privacy, being enclosed by mature hedging and panelled fencing. From the gardens there are beautiful, southerly views towards the Blackdown Hills and Wellington Monument. A paved terrace runs along the rear of the property providing an attractive sitting/dining out area. Colourful flower and shrub borders adjoin the terrace and steps descend to the remainder of the garden which is laid predominantly to lawn with central paved pathway with further paved terrace bounded by shrubs and trees providing another sitting out area. Further shrub and flower borders and ornamental pond. Situated on the west side of the garden can be found a productive kitchen garden area with raised beds, fruit garden and aluminium framed greenhouse. In all the plot extends to about 0.4 acres.
The property has been designed to take full advantage of the wonderful setting with the main rooms enjoying a wonderful, southerly orientation and with glimpsed views to the Blackdown Hills. Wellesley Park is a particularly sought after address on the southern fringes of the town. The property is within walking distance of Wellington town centre and Wellington School. Wellington offers a wide range of independently run shops and larger national stores including the well renowned Waitrose. The prestigious Wellington School and Wellesley Park primary school are both situated just a short stroll from the property. Taunton, the county town, is approximately 6 miles away with its main line railway station providing fast and convenient access to London (Paddington) (1hr 40 mins on selected trains). Communication is also good from Wellington with Junction 26 of the M5 motorway being situated on the fringe of the town.
From Junction 26 of the M5 motorway, following the signs to Wellington. At the roundabout turn left on to the A38 towards Exeter and Tiverton. After about 1 mile turn right into Hoyles Road and take the second left into Wellesley Park. The property will be found shortly thereafter on the left hand side.