Sidcot Lane - 3 Bedrooms Detached - £490,000 - Sale Agreed

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DescriptionLocationReception HallSitting RoomDining RoomKitchen/Breakfast RoomKitchen/Breakfast Room.Ground Floor BedroomGround Floor Bedroom.First Floor LandingBedroom 2Bedroom 3BathroomFloor PlanOutsideOutside.DrivewayGarageGardensGardens.View

Property Summary

'A REAL GEM OF AN OPPORTUNITY' ! Unique & versatile detached property situated in a fabulous position with stunning views that will clearly appeal to those with a vision to re-design & extend if necessary to create an outstanding bespoke property. With generous gardens, ample parking, double garage & outbuildings. EPC: F

Description

This is a real gem of an opportunity! We are pleased to be offering for sale this very unique and versatile detached property situated in a fabulous position with stunning views across the surrounding countryside and Mendip Hills. This spacious property does require modernisation and will clearly appeal to a wide range of buyers who have the vision to re-design and extend if necessary and create an outstanding bespoke property. Particular features of the property are the generous gardens and views, a long private driveway providing ample parking and a range of outbuildings including: Double garage with a room above which would lend itself very well to a home office space or hobby/playroom, a workshop and outbuilding/store. In addition, there is a separate garden store, a summerhouse and greenhouse. This is without doubt a property that must be viewed in order for it to be fully appreciated and we would therefore recommend an early viewing appointment as we do anticipate a considerable amount of interest in it from the outset. In brief the accommodation which benefits from double glazed windows throughout and oil fired central heating includes: Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility and a downstairs double Bedroom. On the first floor there are two additional double Bedrooms and a Bathroom. The property is approached via a shared private lane which leads to the long gated driveway and double garage. The generous and mature gardens extend predominantly to the front of the property, there is a private courtyard garden to the rear and delightful views extending across the surrounding countryside. Viewing arrangements are strictly by appointment through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.

Location

Situated just a short distance from the renowned Sidcot School and within walking distance of the sought-after Mendip Village of Winscombe which offers a full range of facilities and amenities including: Various Retail Outlets and Professional Practices, Library, Public House/Restaurant, Hairdressers, Beauty Salons, Churches, Pharmacy and Doctor, Dentist and Veterinary Surgery's. There is a village market every Thursday located at the Community Centre and for those with hobbies and interests, there are many clubs and organisations running in the village including: Art Classes, Ramblers Club, Badminton, Football, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis and Bowling Clubs to name just a few. The village also has a Primary School, and Sports Club. Winscombe is surrounded by beautiful open countryside and the Mendip Hills, designated an area of outstanding natural beauty providing excellent riding and walking opportunities. There are several lakes located within the area which cater for the sailing and fishing enthusiasts and there is a Dry Ski Slope facility and Equestrian Centre in nearby Churchill. The popular Churchill Academy with Sixth Form Centre is within 3 miles which also benefits from a Sports Centre and Swimming Pool and there are a number of private schools available in the area including Sidcot School as mentioned. Winscombe is ideally situated for those travelling further afield and is well served by a local bus service with mainline railway connections at Weston-super-Mare, Yatton and Backwell providing access to Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington and other major towns and cities. Access to the M5 Motorway network is available at junction 20 Clevedon, 21 St Georges and 22 Edithmead and Bristol International Airport is within a 20-minute drive.

Directions

From Bristol heading South West on the A38 enter the village of Churchill. At the traffic lights proceed straight ahead. Follow the road for approximately 1 miles passing through the Hamlet of Star. After a further mile proceed past Sidcot School on the left-hand side and drop down the hill to a set of traffic lights. Turn right onto Sidcot Lane signposted to Winscombe and Weston-super-Mare and almost immediately right again onto a private lane. Continue to the end of the lane and proceed through the gated entrance and up to the property where ample parking is available.

Reception Hall

Upvc double glazed entrance door and side windows, hardwood flooring, staircase rising to the first floor with understairs storage and display shelving, radiator and built-in cloaks cupboard.

Cloakroom

White suite including: Low level W.C, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator and obscure glass double glazed window.

Sitting Room - 5.18m (17ft 0in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)

Dual aspect with double glazed windows to the front and side elevations affording superb views towards the surrounding countryside. Feature stone fireplace and hearth with open grate and display shelving, radiator and wall lights.

Dining Room - 3.4m (11ft 2in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)

Double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator and access to understairs storage.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 6.1m (20ft 0in) max x 4.6m (15ft 1in) max

An L'Shaped room fitted with a range of Oak fronted wall, base and drawer units with matching dresser, complementing work surfaces over and tiled surrounds. Inset double bowl stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap, oil fired AGA cooker with twin hot plates and two ovens. Radiator, wall lights and dual aspect double glazed windows to either side and double glazed door leading onto the rear courtyard garden.

Rear Lobby

With walk-in larder cupboard, door to side porch with Upvc double glazed windows and door to the driveway.

Utility Room - 3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.24m (7ft 4in)

Range of wall and base units with work surface over and inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold taps, window into the side porch.

Ground Floor Bedroom - 3.86m (12ft 8in) excluding units x 3.61m (11ft 10in)

Double glazed window to the front elevation with a lovely aspect across the main garden and surrounding countryside beyond. Range of fitted wardrobes with a central vanity unit, radiator and wall lights.

First Floor Landing

Recessed display shelving with concealed lights, radiator and access to useful undereaves storage area.

Bedroom 2 - 5.13m (16ft 10in) reducing to 2.95m (9ft 8ins) x 3.51m (11ft 6in) reducing to 2.51m (8ft 3in)

Large double glazed picture window to the front elevation affording outstanding views across the surrounding countryside. Wall lights and radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 3.51m (11ft 6in) x 3.07m (10ft 1in)

Access to a generous undereaves storage area. Fitted book shelves, radiator and double glazed window to the side elevation.

Bathroom - 3.51m (11ft 6in) x 1.78m (5ft 10in)

Coloured suite including:- Large corner bath with mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin with light and mirror over, low level W.C, built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing hot water cylinder and further built-in storage cupboard, part tiled walls, radiator, recessed ceiling lights, heated towel rail and two double glazed windows to the side elevation.

Outside

The property is approached via a long gated asphalt driveway which in turn leads to the generous parking/turning area and double garage.

Garage - 5.64m (18ft 6in) x 5.28m (17ft 4in)

The double garage has a sliding/folding timber door, lighting and power points. A wooden staircase leads to an upper room measuring 6.4m (21ft 0in) x 2.69m (8ft 10in) useable space. This area would provide an ideal home office space or hobbies/playroom if required. There is lighting and power and two windows to the gable elevations.

Workshop - 6.12m (20ft 1in) max x 2.84m (9ft 4in) max

Fitted work benches and storage units, lighting, power points, door to the rear courtyard garden and walk-in boiler cupboard housing 'Trianco' oil fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water. In addition, there is a W.C and wash hand basin.

Further Storage - 4.11m (13ft 6in) x 2.18m (7ft 2in)

With double wooden doors from the driveway and pedestrian access into the garage.

Gardens

The main formal garden lies to the front of the property and is enclosed by fence and hedge boundaries. Laid predominantly to lawn with a range of mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. Gated access leads to the paved rear courtyard garden with raised beds and greenhouse providing an ideal kitchen garden area for those keen on growing their own produce. In addition, there is a garden store, summerhouse with veranda and outside lighting.

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