Grove House is an extremely attractive village house approached from a gated driveway
An impressive dwelling on a manageable scale with a layout that lends itself perfectly to modern family living. The property benefits from the option of using the right wing as a separate annex.
On entering the property, you are immediately faced with charm and character. The large inviting reception hall is an impressive room with an attractive glass roof and Mandarin Stone floor with under-floor heating.
The principal reception rooms are accessed from the reception hall, these include the dining room which is a well-proportioned room with space for a large dining table.
The formal drawing room has a beautiful flagstone floor, an open fireplace and stunning views of the valley. There is access to the second floor via the original wide panelled staircase. A panelled door leads to the snug which is a lovely cosy room and could work well as a playroom.
The kitchen/family room is the perfect place for all the family to get together. The kitchen is an Old English bespoke design created by Jonathan Lear Kitchens and features granite worktops. There is a gas-fired cream four oven AGA. A half glazed stable door leads to a sunny terrace area. At the other end of the kitchen there is plenty of room for sofas and chairs to sit around the inglenook fireplace, housing a wood burning stove. Also on the ground floor, you will find a cloakroom with separate WC, a very large utility room and a workshop.
The right wing which lends itself to be self-contained accommodation or provide space for working at home, has two lovely light reception rooms: one with French doors on to a suntrap terrace and also a stable door giving independent access, and the other with spectacular valley views. There is also a bathroom with a separate bath and shower.
The charm continues to the first floor where you will find a spacious newly fitted fabulous family bathroom with a roll top bath and double shower. The bathroom benefits from contemporary panelling and Harvey Maria flooring.
There are four double bedrooms, two of which are dual aspect and all of which are a good size and enjoy views of the garden.
Grounds and Gardens
The front of the house is covered with a stunning white wisteria. The house is surrounded by enclosed gardens, consisting of large areas of lawn and a variety of mature trees, plants and shrubs. The gardens are a wonderful area for children to play as they are fully enclosed and give the house a true sense of seclusion whilst being in the centre of the village. There is a kitchen garden and greenhouse and three terraced sitting areas where you can enjoy the open countryside views.
There is a stone detached garage, a timber shed and a one acre paddock.
Compton Martin is a small but thriving village with a village hall, post office, church, a very popular public house and village pond. The neighbouring village of West Harptree has an excellent General Stores with delicatessen and post office, church and public house.
A comprehensive range of shops including a supermarket is available at Chew Magna about 4 miles away, and the small city of Wells with two markets a week is 9 miles away. Primary Schooling is available at Ubley, West Harptree, Chew Stoke and Chew Magna. Private schooling at Wells Cathedral in Wells, Millfield at Street, Sidcot Quaker School at Sidcot and a choice of excellent private schools in Bristol. Secondary school at Chew Valley Comprehensive School in Chew Stoke.
The village’s situation in the Chew Valley offers 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 is to the east. The Cathedral City of Wells, which offers further facilities, is 9 miles to the south.
The nearest motorway access can be found at junction 21 of the M5 in Weston Super Mare. High speed rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol Temple Meads (98 minutes) and Bath Spa (85 minutes) whilst Bristol International Airport is 7 miles away.
The Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes are close by, notable for their fishing, birdlife, sailing, and nature study amenities whilst the Mendip Hills, well known for their limestone features, provide a wide range of informal leisure opportunities.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale although may be available by separate negotiation.
Bath and North East Somerset Council Tel: 01225 477000
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors Agents, Killens 01749 671172
Energy Performance Certificate
EPC rated - D view at www.killens.org.uk
On entering the village of Compton Martin go past the duck pond on your right then past the pub on your left, shortly after Grove House can be found on your left hand side.