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4 Bedrooms Detached House - For Sale Bellhorse Lane, West Harptree, Bristol
Guide Price £1,150,000


Bellhorse cottage is a stylish three/four bedroom detached cottage which has undergone extensive modernisation. The redesign emphasises bright, semi-open plan rooms that harmoniously blend traditional charm with contemporary style. There are views from all windows over the surrounding...

Key Features

  • Detached period cottage
  • Three/Four bedrooms
  • Bespoke hand-crafted ash and beech wood kitchen
  • Engineered English oak and porcelain tile floors
  • High speed fibre Broadband
  • Planning for a single garage
  • Panoramic views
About the property :

Bellhorse cottage is located approximately 1 mile from the centre of both East and West Harptree in delightful peaceful elevated position, offering a panoramic view of Chew Valley Lake and the surrounding countryside. Dating back to the mid-1700s, Bellhorse cottage is a beautiful four bedroom detached cottage which has undergone extensive modernisation. The property also offers scope to extend if further accommodation was required.

About the inside :

You are welcomed into the property through the living area which benefits from a cosy log burning stove. The natural flow of the property leads you into the kitchen/family room. The bespoke Ash and beech kitchen is hand-crafted, with a walk-in pantry and integrated appliances. French doors from the dining area open onto a raised terrace. engineered English oak and porcelain tile floors complement vaulted timber ceilings in the vestibule and office. A specially designed Oak staircase with elegant spindles leads to a gallery landing on the first floor.

Three generously sized bedrooms, along with an en-suite shower room and family bathroom complete the accommodation. Double-glazed windows are set in powder-coated aluminium frames. The ground floor benefits from underfloor heating, which also extends to the two first-floor shower rooms.

About the outside :

The property is approached via an entrance drive with parking for several cars. The garden, primarily located to one side of the cottage, includes a paved terrace with spectacular lake and valley views. The garden is designed as a traditional English cottage and wildflower garden, featuring an ornamental pond, lawn, perennial beds, roses, spring bulbs, wild orchids, a variety of shrubs, flowering plants, raised vegetable beds, and a summer house.

About the area :

Bellhorse cottage is situated near the popular and charming village of West Harptree on the northern edge of the Mendip Hills and close to the Chew Valley. Within the village there is a strong community with a well-known village shop bakery. There is also a church, village hall, two public houses, a dentist, doctor’s surgery and beauticians. The Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes are close by, notable for their fishing, birdlife, sailing and nature study amenities. The Mendip Hills, well known for their limestone features, provide a wide range of informal leisure opportunities.

The property is ideally located for those commuting to Bristol, Bath and the local market towns. The regional centre of Bristol is 12 miles to the north whilst the Heritage City of Bath is 14 miles to the north east. The Cathedral City of Wells offers further facilities, including a popular twice weekly farmers market, and is 7 miles to the south.

Useful Information

Rights of Way
A public footpath follows the southern perimeter of the entrance drive only, for about 18 metres and exits into the adjoining field to the west. It does not encroach on the cottage or garden.

Planning exists to construct a single garage. Permission was granted in 2019 From Bath & North East Somerset.

Postcode - BS40 6ER
Local Authority - BANES
Council Tax - Band F
Energy Performance Certificate Rating - C
Tenure – Freehold
Services - Mains water and electricity connected to the property. Private drainage. Broadband provider currently high speed fibre by Truespeed. Gigaclear available. Air source heat pump providing central heating to ground floor. Two first floor shower rooms heated by electric underfloor heating on timers. Scandinavian electric panels on timers on the first floor. TV and Ethernet to all rooms. Cat 5 in all walls. Wired for solar panels.
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Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the vendors agent Killens


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