LOCATED at 18 Post Close, Wellington, this two-bedroom bungalow offers close access to the Blackdown Hills.

The Blackdown Hills is a stunning landscape along the Somerset-Devon border in south-western England, and in 1991 the area was officially declared an Area of Natural Beauty. 

This semi-detached well-located bungalow is nestled in a quiet residential area of Wellington, Somerset and is just an eight-minute drive to the foot of the Blackdown Hills, and if you’re a walker, just over an hours walk.

The bungalow, which is situated in the south side of Wellington, sits on a no-through road and is amongst other pleasant-looking similar-styled properties. 

You enter the property into a small welcome hallway, where the windows are double-glazed. Access from the hall leads to the sitting/dining room, kitchen, and a conveniently placed cupboard that could be used for storing shoes and coats.

The sitting/dining room offers ample room with a front-facing window, which allows in light and offers a view overlooking the pleasant front garden. Plenty of room is available for both a sitting area and dining table and chairs. 

Live close to the foot of the Blackdown Hills in this delightful two-bedroom bungalow
Sitting/dining room (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

Situated next to the sitting/dining room is the kitchen, which offers matching units with contrasting worktops. A white-tiled splashback is fitted, and there is plenty of space for kitchen appliances. 

The kitchen also contains a useful cupboard that conveniently houses the wall-mounted boiler, and has built shelves that could be used to store everyday essentials and store excess kitchen utensils.

Live close to the foot of the Blackdown Hills in this delightful two-bedroom bungalow
Kitchen (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

Located in the kitchen is a door to the side of the property, where the garage and a shared paved driveway can be accessed.

The bungalow has a small hallway in the centre of the house, where the shower room, bedroom one, and bedroom two can be accessed.

Bedroom one is the larger-than-average master which has great views of the rear garden through a large window, and allows ample room for wardrobes, bedside tables, and bedroom other furniture.

Live close to the foot of the Blackdown Hills in this delightful two-bedroom bungalow
Master, bedroom one (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

Bedroom two benefits from extended space with access to a delightful, spacious conservatory which is positioned at the rear of the property, the conservatory allows access to the rear garden.

The conservatory offers a light and airy room, which is perfect for allowing in the summer sunlight and breeze via the large single door.

Live close to the foot of the Blackdown Hills in this delightful two-bedroom bungalow
Conservatory to rear of the bungalow (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

The shower room is fully tiled in white and is conveniently placed close to both bedrooms for ease of access. The shower room benefits from a frosted window allowing privacy, and an electric shower.

The bungalow sits on a manageable plot size and has a well-designed front and rear garden. Pleasant flowers and shrubs line the front garden and there is a laid lawn. A pathway also leads to the front door.

Live close to the foot of the Blackdown Hills in this delightful two-bedroom bungalow
Floor plan (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

The floor plan shows the layout of the bungalow and the size of rooms, with the detached garage shown to the side of the property.

To the side of the property sits a driveway which is shared with the neighbour, and access to a spacious garage. The garage has an automatic front door system, light, and power access. There is also an access door from inside the garage leading into the rear garden, where you can access the bungalow via the conservatory.

The private rear garden has an access gate to the shared driveway and garage front door. The garden has a laid lawn, mature planting, and a conveniently placed patio allowing for garden furniture and pots to be placed. 

Live close to the foot of the Blackdown Hills in this delightful two-bedroom bungalow
Rear garden with lawn and patio area, and shared driveway access (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

The bungalow is within a 15-minute walking distance or five-minute drive from Wellington town centre, which boasts a range of shops both independent and larger national chain stores such as Costa Coffee, Waitrose, Asda, and Co-op.

The M5 motorway can be accessed via junction 26 just outside of Wellington town, and a regular bus service runs to the county town of Taunton, which is approximately 7 miles from Wellington.

The bungalow is offered to the market with no onward chain and is currently being marketed by Wilkie May & Tuckwood for a guide price of £245,000.

Walking directions to the property from the Wilkie May & Tuckwood Wellington town office go along South Street, when you come to the second mini roundabout turn right into Wellesley Park. After continuing along this road and reach the end, turn right and head onto Barm Meads Road.

Continue along this road and turning right into Post Close, here the bungalow can be found further down the street on the right-hand side. The property is set back from the road and can be identified by the for sale board.

The agent notes that the rear garden has been found to contain Japanese Knotweed which is currently being managed by Elect Environmental Ltd. Queries and details surrounding this are available by contacting the Wilkie May & Tuckwood office.

According to OnTheMarket.com, house prices across Somerset have fallen in 2024. The average price that people paid for properly in Somerset was £359,000, OnTheMarket report the figure represents a fall in house prices by 3.5% over the last 12 months.

Zoopla.co.uk reported similar figures regarding the average sold price for properties in Somerset. During the last 12 months, Zoopla.co.uk reported the average sold price of different property types in Somerset. Detached homes came in at £493.463, Semi-detached £304,249, Terraced £254,135 and flats £158,843.

Meanwhile, Rightmove.co.uk reported that Somerset has an average overall property price of £363,476 over the last 12 months. Rightmove report that over the last year the majority of houses being sold across Somerset were Terraced properties, and those sold for an average price of £320,268. They went on to report that semi-detached properties in Somerset sold for an average of £358,545, whilst detached homes were fetching an average price of £549,126 over the last 12 months.

Overall, Rightmove.co.uk reported that sold prices across the whole of Somerset over the last 12 months were actually similar to that of the previous year, and up by 7% when compared to the peak in 2021.

Previous sold property prices from around Somerset can viewed via the Rightmove.co.uk website, where historical and recently sold homes and their confirmed sale price is reported.