Set within approximately an acre of formal gardens plus a paddock of similar size and approached via a sweeping driveway, a four bedroom detached family home which has been much improved and extended over the years by the present owners. The spacious accommodation offers fine views over the terracing and gardens to the open countryside beyond. Presented to a high standard with many quality features the property boasts an extended sitting room, study, a luxury bespoke kitchen, cloakroom, ensuite facilities, two Upvc double glazed conservatories, a useful, usable loft area, a large double garage and a Scandinavian style summerhouse incorporating a sauna. In all, a family home to view and appreciate all this fine property has to offer.
The property stands in approximately 2 acres of grounds, some one acre being formal gardens with a paddock area of similar size to the rear. The formal gardens envelope the house and have been landscaped to include various patio and terrace areas one with a hot tub and a decking surround, ornamental fishpond, gazebo, lawns and planted beds and borders. The driveway, set behind an electrically operated gate, leads through the front garden and forms a circle in front of the property with inset flower bed before continuing to a parking area in front of the large double garage. The gardens give a high degree of privacy and are particularly pretty. A field gate gives access to the paddock. Outside power and lighting throughout the formal gardens.
Detached double size garage of rendered block construction and tiled roof, electrically operated roller door, uPvc double glazed windows, power, light and alarm.
Summer house/sauna of traditional timber design with internal division to give a sauna room, together with space suitable for a variety of uses i.e. home office, gym, playroom, etc. 18' 9'' x 11' 10'' (5.72m x 3.61m)
Rendered detached building, formerly a single size garage but now used as a garden storage building. Timber frame storage shed situated within the grounds.
Chelwood, a popular and unspoilt village. The village is within easy commuting distance of both Bristol and Bath. The regional centre of Bristol is only 8 miles to the north whilst the Heritage City of Bath is situated 10 miles to the east with good road connections leading to them both. The Cathedral City of Wells is a mere 15 miles distant.
The nearby village of Chew Magna has a good range of local shops including a well-stocked supermarket, master butcher, coffee shop, travel agent and post office. There are also four public houses nearby, one of which (The Pony and Trap) has been awarded a Michelin star and The Lazy Lobster fish restaurant.
Primary schools are located in Marksbury and Pensford, and Secondary schools are available in Chew Magna and Keynsham. There are also a number of independent schools within the region.
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, as this modern tearoom/fish restaurant is owned by the same family as The Pony and Trap. The 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.
Mains water, private drainage. Oil central heating.
Bath and North East Somerset Council Tel: 01225 477000
Energy Performance Certificate
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent Killens 01275 333993
Fixtures and fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale.