Approached via a magnificent sweeping drive is The Lodge which has been lovingly restored over previous years into a superb family home. The property has a real sense of privacy and is tucked away in the corner of the historic Sutton Court. The house itself opens directly into a glorious sitting room which overlooks the rear patio and gardens and boasts a feature log burner and ‘show stopping’ spiral staircase leading to the galleried landing. The feeling of space and grandeur doesn’t end here with two further large reception rooms, a practical utility room and modern shower room. Completing downstairs is the light and airy kitchen/diner with patio doors leading onto the extensive gardens. Upstairs offers three double bedrooms, the master has its own en suite and fitted wardrobes. An immaculate family bathroom serves the other two bedrooms.
The gardens are truly impressive comprising of large lawns, a vegetable garden, wrap around patio and private woodland. The front of the property offers ample parking as well as a detached, wooden outbuilding that can be used for extra storage or even a home office/studio or be converted into an annexe (STPP).
Sutton Court is situated on the edge of Stowey and Bishop Sutton, a popular Somerset village located south of Chew Valley Lake and north of the Mendip Hills. Facilities within the village include a primary school, village shop/post office, public house, Indian restaurant and a farm shop with cafe as well as a range of sporting facilities, including a football ground and tennis courts which has a well establish club. The village’s situation in the Chew Valley offer commuters excellent access to the regional centre of Bristol which is 10 miles to the north and the Heritage City of Bath which is 14 miles to the east. The Cathedral City of Wells, which offers further facilities, is 12 miles to the south.
The Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes are close by, notable for their fishing, birdlife, sailing and nature study amenities. A visit to Salt and Malt at Chew Valley Lake is highly recommended. The nearby Mendip hills, well known for their limestone features, provide a wide range of informal leisure opportunities.
High speed rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa whilst Bristol International Airport is just a few miles away.
Tenure & Information
Freehold. As you share the main drive you have a duty to pay 1/12th of the repair if there is any needed.
Mains water, mains electricity. LPG central heating.
Banes Council Telephone 01225 477777.
Energy Performance Certificate
Strictly by appointment with the vendors agent Killens 01275 333993
Travelling towards Bishop Sutton from Chew Valley Lake go through the village and turn left at the sign post to Chew Magna. Take the left hand turn into Sutton Court. As you approach the Court follow the road around to the left passing the tennis court on your right hand side. You will then see the sweeping driveway of The Lodge in front.
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.