Green Ore is situated on the outskirts of Chewton Mendip which is an attractive village on the Mendip Hills.
There is easy access to great country walks as well as Stockhill Woods, Priddy (3 miles). It is situated 4 miles north of Wells, 17 miles south west of Bath and 16 miles south of
Bristol on the Mendip Hills and is the source of the River Chew. The parish includes the hamlets of Bathway and Green Ore.
Nearby Wells (4 miles) has the famous Cathedral, independent High Street and weekly market as well as having an excellent independent school. There are many other well performing schools within easy commute.
Bath is famed for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage and Bristol for its Maritime heritage; both offer many cultural opportunities, retail experiences, vibrant bars and restaurants as well as communication links.
For recreational pursuits, there are some challenging rides over the Mendips, golf at Farrington Gurney and sailing on the Chew Valley Lakes. For travel, Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa train stations offer an extensive service to most cities nationwide and Bristol International Airport has flights to a number of European and some long haul destinations.
The Old Inn is an attractive Grade II listed country house offering 2,431 sq ft of versatile accommodation over two floors with the added benefit of an annexe section of the home. This allows multigenerational living or Airbnb possibilities, as well as someone simply enjoying the property as a whole. The property was built circa 18th century with much older origins, and boasts attractive stone and render façade with stone mullion windows on the main house beneath a clay tiled roof.
The accommodation is well laid out and enjoys a number of fine period features. The sitting/dining room offers flagstone floors, exposed beams and stone walls, as well as an attractive fireplace to either end. There is a family room with working wood burner and smart and stylish kitchen complete with Aga. There is a practical utility/rear lobby as well as a cloakroom.
Leading off the kitchen and also accessed via its own entrance is the annexe section. This includes a comfortable sitting room and dining room to the ground floor as well as access via it's own staircase to the first floor kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a shower room.
To the first floor in the main house is a principal bedroom with en suite as well as two further bedrooms, family bathroom and a nursery/study.
Overall, this delightful country house enjoys a healthy balance of living and outside space as well as being well placed to enjoy the surrounding countryside and the nearby city of Wells.
The property enjoys established gardens that amount to just over half an acre. The front of the property is accessed via a five-bar wooden gate, which leads to a driveway taking you down to the house, around the side via another five-bar wooden gate to a rear parking/turning area. There is access here to a detached double garage with twin up and over doors as well as power and lighting. The front gardens are attractive in nature and offer level lawns, established flower beds and a specimen tree. There is also access to a useful storage shed.
The rear gardens also offer large level lawns, established flower beds, mature shrubs and hedges as well as a private seating area and vegetable produce area. A main feature of the garden is the open views to the rear over the neighbouring farmland, which further enhance this idyllic country setting.