6 Sutton Court is set within the grounds of a stunning mansion dating back to 16th century, this former castle was restored and converted into a luxury development. The Tower is said to be the original part of Sutton Court built in 1310. The apartment has been carefully and sympathetically restored with many of the original features retained. The very fine Reception hall gives access to the main reception areas incorporating a generous sized sitting room with fireplace and dining /breakfast area both enjoying southerly aspects with views over the grounds and lake. It oozes elegance, with beautiful high ceilings, original fireplaces, stone mullions, and school house style radiators.
The spacious master bedroom with ensuite shower room also with southerly views is reputedly to have been Bess’s Boudoir. Elizabeth Hardwick, also known as ‘Building Bess of Hardwick’ lived at Sutton Court in the mid 16th Century and during her time made substantial additions to the property. No 6 is unique in being the only property to have access to the 14th Century Keep with a staircase to the roof.
Grounds and Gardens
There is a management company which is ran by the resident’s which includes all the garden maintenance and communal interiors.
Outside the property is set within 16 acres of gardens which includes a tennis court, and lake. The apartment has two garages and private parking for two cars. Visitors parking is also available.
Sutton Court is approached by a pleasant tree lined avenue with two fine stone archways giving access to the reception courtyard enjoying an exclusive setting, with 16 acres of mature grounds, small trout lake and tennis court.
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.
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.
The property is of leasehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.
Council Tax –E
Management costs £345 per month
Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage, lpg central heating.
Fixtures and fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation.
Bath and North East Somerset Council Tel: 01225 477000
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens
Telephone 01275 333993
From Bristol, proceed southwards along the A37 for approximately 5 miles. After Pensford, turn right at the Chelwood roundabout onto the A368. Continue for approximately 2 miles and turn right into Newtown, then turn left into Sutton Court