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Observatory Field, WINSCOMBE, 5 Bedrooms Detached - £575,000

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Property Summary

Exceptional Detached Family Home
Beautifully Presented Throughout
Sought After Village Location
3 Reception Rooms & Conservatory
Living Kitchen, Utility & Cloakroom
Master Bedroom with En-Suite
4 Further Bedrooms & Bathroom
Upvc D/Glazing & Gas Heating
Driveway & Double Garage
Front & Rear Gardens & Views


An excellent opportunity to purchase a beautifully presented family home offering both generous and versatile accommodation, situated in an enviable position with pleasant views to the Mendip Hills and surrounding countryside. This exceptional property has been subject to improvement by the present owners and offers all the benefits and convenience associated with a well-built modern property like this including: Upvc double glazed windows throughout, gas fired central heating and a double garage. Opportunities such as this are rarely available and so in our opinion viewing is absolutely essential in order to fully appreciate the well-planned accommodation on offer and delightful location, ideal for the growing family. In brief the accommodation which measures approximately 200 sq.m (2152.73 sq.ft) as stated on the energy performance certificate includes: Impressive Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study, Conservatory, Large Living Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Galleried First Floor Landing, Master Bedroom with re-fitted En Suite Shower Room, four further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. Outside, there is a large driveway providing parking for several vehicles and a detached double garage with pleasant gardens to both the front and rear. Viewing is strictly by appointment only through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.


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 on Thursdays 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.


From Bristol heading South West on the A38 proceed through 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. Take the first available turning on the right onto Belmont Road and first right again onto Brae Road. Proceed to the top of the hill and turn right into Observatory Field where the property can be found within the first cul-de-sac on the left hand side.


Composite entrance door with Upvc double glazed windows to either side.

Reception Hall

Feature half turn staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation, attractive Karndean flooring, built-in cloaks cupboard, radiator, telephone point and recessed ceiling lights.

Sitting Room - 5.49m (18ft 0in) x 5.21m (17ft 1in)

Feature stone fireplace and hearth with inset living flame gas fire, television and telephone points, Upvc double glazed windows and French doors leading to the rear garden, doorway to the kitchen and double doors leading to the Reception Hall.

Dining Room - 4.78m (15ft 8in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)

Upvc double glazed windows to the front elevation, radiator and double doors leading to the Reception Hall.

Study - 3m (9ft 10in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)

Upvc double glazed windows to the front elevation, radiator, telephone point, L' shaped fitted desk unit and glass wall mounted display cupboards, bookcase.

Conservatory - 3.71m (12ft 2in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in)

Upvc double glazed windows and French doors leading onto the paved terrace. Radiator and tiled flooring.

Living Kitchen - 6.4m (21ft 0in) x 4.34m (14ft 3in) max

Fitted with a range of beech fronted wall, base and drawer units incorporating pan drawers, glass display cupboards and wine rack with under unit lighting, complementing worksurfaces over and tiled surrounds. Inset 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Built-in Neff 4 ring gas hob with extractor canopy over and built-in Neff eye level double oven. There is a useful pull-out larder cupboard and matching island unit with drawers and storage cupboards under, tiled flooring, 2 radiators, recessed ceiling lights and Upvc double glazed windows and French doors leading to the conservatory.

Utility Room - 2.13m (7ft 0in) x 1.83m (6ft 0in)

Fitted base unit with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over and tiled surrounds. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer, wall mounted Baxi gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water, tiled flooring, radiator and glazed door leading to the outside.

Galleried First Floor Landing

Access to roof space via a pull-down loft ladder, radiator, Upvc double glazed windows to the front elevation and built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing the hot water cylinder.

Master Bedroom - 4.42m (14ft 6in) x 3.84m (12ft 7in)

Two built in double wardrobe units, radiator, television point and telephone points, Upvc double glazed windows to the front elevation and door to:-

En Suite Shower Room

Luxury white suite with chrome fittings including: Fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mixer tap, low level WC with concealed cistern, large tiled shower unit with glass door and mains fed drench head shower and additional hand-held attachment. Chrome ladder style radiator, electric shaver socket, recessed ceiling lights and obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the side elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 4.09m (13ft 5in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)

Two built in wardrobe units, radiator, television point and Upvc double glazed windows to the front elevation providing lovely views across the surrounding countryside and Mendip Hills beyond.

Bedroom 3 - 3.99m (13ft 1in) x 2.95m (9ft 8in)

Two built in wardrobe units, radiator, television point and Upvc double glazed windows to the front elevation providing lovely views across the surrounding countryside and Mendip Hills beyond.

Bedroom 4 - 3.89m (12ft 9in) x 2.57m (8ft 5in)

Radiator and Upvc double glazed windows to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 5 - 2.9m (9ft 6in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

Radiator and Upvc double glazed windows to the rear elevation.

Family Bathroom - 2.9m (9ft 6in) x 2.44m (8ft 0in)

White suite with chrome fittings including:- Corner panelled bath, tiled shower unit with glass door and Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, electric shaver socket, chrome ladder style radiator, recessed ceiling lighting and obscure glass Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation.


The property is approached by an asphalt driveway providing off road parking for 4 vehicles which in turn leads to the detached double garage.

Double Garage - 5.59m (18ft 4in) x 5.56m (18ft 3in)

Twin electrically operated up and over garage doors, lighting, power points, access to loft area and side pedestrian door leading to the rear garden.

Front Garden

The generous front garden is laid to lawn with a mature hedge border, trees and paved pathways with side access leading to the rear garden.

Rear Garden

The rear garden is enclosed with fence boundaries and has been landscaped with a large paved terrace with steps leading to the raised lawn and decked sun terrace. There are a selection of shrubs, an outside water supply and a timber garden shed/workshop with lighting and power.

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