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Observatory Field, Winscombe, 5 Bedrooms Detached - £585,000

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Property Summary

Exceptional Detached Family Home
Beautifully Presented Throughout
Sought After Village Location
Sitting Room, Dining Room & Study
Living Kitchen, Utility & Cloakroom
Master Bedroom with En-Suite
4 Further Double Bedrooms
Jack & Jill Bathroom, Shower Room
Upvc D/Glazing & Gas Heating
Driveway for 6 Cars & Double Garage
Delightful Landscaped Gardens
Viewing Highly Recommended

Description

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 is situated just a short walk from the renowned Sidcot School and has been subject to improvement by the present owners offering all the benefits and convenience associated with a well-built modern property like this, including: Garage mounted Solar Panels generating an annual return in the region of 1,000, Upvc double glazed windows throughout, gas fired central heating, a double garage and delightful gardens. Opportunities such as this are rarely available in Winscombe 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 includes: An Impressive Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study, Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room. On the first floor there is a spacious Galleried Landing with access to the loft area that, with planning permission could be converted into more accommodation if required. The Master Suite boasts a Dressing Area and En Suite Bathroom and there are four further double Bedrooms, a Shower Room and Jack and Jill Bathroom. Outside, there is ample parking for a number of vehicles and a detached double garage. The landscaped and well-tended gardens form a particular of the property that will clearly appeal to those with a keen gardening interest. Viewing is strictly by appointment through Farrons Estate Agents: 01934 842000.

Location

Situated within walking distance of Sidcot School and 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.

Directions

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, turn right into Observatory Field. Continue up into the development and with 'the green' on the left continue straight ahead onto a private driveway where the property can be found directly in front of you. Number 14 is indicated on the gate post.

Entrance Porch

With outside light and composite entrance door with glazed side panels leading to:-

Reception Hall

Central staircase rising to the first-floor galleried landing with understairs storage cupboard, attractive oak flooring, radiator, telephone point with fibre broadband connection and coved ceiling.

Cloakroom

White suite with chrome fittings including:- Low level W.C, corner pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, radiator and tiled flooring.

Sitting Room - 7.11m (23ft 4in) x 4.75m (15ft 7in)

Classic feature stone fireplace and hearth with inset living flame gas fire, attractive oak flooring, television, telephone and satellite points, two radiators, coved ceiling, two upvc double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations and upvc double glazed French doors leading onto the paved sun terrace.

Dining Room - 3.71m (12ft 2in) x 2.79m (9ft 2in)

Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation, attractive oak flooring, telephone and television points, radiator and coved ceiling.

Study - 3.07m (10ft 1in) x 2.79m (9ft 2in)

Fitted with a smart range of office furniture including:- Two work stations, storage and drawer units and book shelving, radiator, coved ceiling, telephone and television points and upvc double glazed window to the front elevation. A useful point worth noting is that our vendor informs us that a high speed internet connection is achieved in this room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 7.44m (24ft 5in) x 4.39m (14ft 5in) max

Fitted with a range of modern wall, base and drawer units with display cabinets and central island unit, complementing worksurfaces over, tiled surrounds and under-unit lighting. Inset 1 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap, built-in Neff 4 ring gas hob with extractor canopy over, built-in Neff double oven, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Tiled flooring, recessed ceiling lights, coved ceiling, radiator, upvc double glazed French doors overlooking the rear garden. In addition, there is a very useful walk-in pantry with tiled floor and shelving. Door to:-

Utility Room - 2.03m (6ft 8in) x 2.01m (6ft 7in)

Fitted base unit with complementing worksurface over, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over and tiled surround, space for both washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled flooring, wall mounted Viessmann gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water. Half glazed door leading the side pathway.

Galleried First Floor Landing

A beautifully spacious landing with upvc double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, coved ceiling, access to loft area via loft ladder and built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing the hot water cylinder.

Master Suite - 4.75m (15ft 7in) x 3.76m (12ft 4in)

Useful dressing area with three built-in double wardrobe units, further double wardrobe unit in the bedroom area, radiator, and two upvc double glazed windows providing delightful rear views across the surrounding countryside. Door to:-

En-Suite Bathroom - 3.66m (12ft 0in) max x 1.98m (6ft 6in) excluding shower unit

White suite with chrome fittings including:- Panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin with electric shaver socket over, bidet, low level W.C and double shower unit with Mira mains fed shower and glass doors, fully tiled walls, recessed ceiling lights, radiator and obscure glass upvc double glazed window to the side elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 4.27m (14ft 0in) excluding wardrobes x 3.45m (11ft 4in)

With two built-in double wardrobes, radiator, upvc double glazed window to the front elevation and door leading to the en-suite shower room which can also be accessed from the Landing.

En Suite Shower Room

White suite with chrome fittings including:- Double shower unit with Mira mains fed shower and glass doors, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, part tiled walls, recessed ceiling lights, electric shaver socket and radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 3.56m (11ft 8in) x 3.43m (11ft 3in)

With two built-in double wardrobes, radiator, upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation providing delightful rear views across the surrounding countryside. Door to:-

Jack and Jill Bathroom - 3.12m (10ft 3in) x 1.98m (6ft 6in)

White suite with chrome fittings including:- Panelled bath with mixer shower tap, double shower unit with Mira mains fed shower and glass doors, pedestal wash hand basin with electric shaver socket over, low level W.C, radiator, recessed ceiling lights and obscure glass upvc double glazed window to the side elevation. Door to:-

Bedroom 4 - 3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.79m (9ft 2in)

Upvc double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator and door leading into the Jack and Jill Bathroom.

Bedroom 5 - 3.43m (11ft 3in) x 2.69m (8ft 10in)

Upvc double glazed window to the rear elevation providing pleasant views across the surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Outside

The property is approached via a shared driveway which in turn leads into a private gated driveway providing parking for two vehicles. There is a detached double garage which has 4 further parking spaces in front. The front garden is lawned with hedge boundaries and a range of fruit trees and borders. There is a very
well-tended and productive vegetable garden to the side of the property with an aluminium framed greenhouse and a range of beds and borders. There is a gated side access with outside water supply leading to the enclosed landscaped rear garden, which is laid to lawn with fence and wall boundaries and a delightful range of mature trees, shrubs and borders. There is a paved sun terrace and pathways with a box hedge border and feature arched trellis.

Double Garage - 5.61m (18ft 5in) x 5.49m (18ft 0in)

With twin electrically operated up and over doors, lighting, power points, overhead storage and 10 solar roof panels. The inverter and meter for the panels are located within the garage and we understand from the vendor that the excellent tariff for the solar panels has consistently generated an annual return in the region of 1,000.

Rear Garden

The enclosed rear garden is laid to lawn with a delightful range of mature shrubs and borders. There is a paved sun terrace, pathways and fence and wall boundaries, box hedging and feature arched trellise.

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