A fantastic opportunity to purchase this detached family home that has not been on the open market for over 50 years. Located on an extremely private and level plot in excess of 0.75 of an acre, this early 1900s home is in need of refurbishment throughout and offers the chance to put your own mark on a long-term family home. Enjoying a semi-rural position on the edge of Long Ashton and Flax Bourton, the property offers village/country life without being isolated being within 5 miles of central Bristol and surrounded by excellent local schooling. Internally the property features some period highlights and offers spacious and light accommodation entered via a feature hallway with central staircase and galleried landing and includes a sitting room, dining room with adjoining sun room, kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, a ground floor WC and utility room to the ground floor. Whilst there are four generous bedrooms, a bathroom and separate WC to the first floor. Accessed by a pull down loft ladder is also a fully boarded loft space with two rooms 7.9m x 3.5m and 3.5m x 3.3m with skylight window and windows to rear and front, lending itself to further conversion subject to necessary consent. Some of the rooms benefits from open south-facing views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. Given the nature and size of the plot, there may be potential for further extensions and/or building plot which of course would be subject to the necessary planning consent.
This extremely private and level, south-facing plot is approached via double wooden gates with a semi-circular driveway with ample private parking and pleasant front lawn enclosed by mature hedging and silver birch trees. There are further secure wooden gates that lead through to the rear of the property with additional parking and a detached double garage and store room with folding wooden doors, plus a workshop adjoining at the rear with separate door and window. Attached is also a garden room with glazed sides and poly-carbonate roof. Behind the garage is also a garden shed, a large greenhouse and potting area with access to a vegetable garden and soft fruits cage. There are a variety of mature apple and pear trees scattered around the delightful gardens with large expanses of lawn amongst other mature trees all enclosed by established hedgerows. Further box hedging encloses an area with an outdoor swimming pool, patio, further shed and summerhouse, whilst the main formal garden is sealed by box-hedging and entered via two ornate iron gates with ornate pond and rockery.
Located in Cambridge Batch which is on the fringe of Flax Bourton and Long Ashton villages, situated some five miles to the south west of the city, proving an extremely convenient position for the commuter. The village of Flax Bourton offers an active village community with a village hall, public house, church and well-tended cricket pitch and is extremely popular with families. Schooling is provided at the Flax Bourton Church of England Primary School which has recently received an outstanding rating from Ofsted, whilst the village is firmly in the catchment for the well-renowned Backwell Secondary School. There are a number of independent schools available locally including the Downs Preparatory School in nearby Wraxall and Fairfield School in Backwell. Within Bristol itself there are a number of highly regarded independent schools including Clifton College, Bristol Grammar and QEH. A number of recreational facilities are close at hand for those that enjoy walking, cycling or riding with miles of bridleways, public footpaths and acres of open countryside on the doorstep. There are several excellent Golf Courses nearby along with a David Lloyd Health & Leisure Centre situated within 4 miles in Long Ashton. Nailsea provides an excellent spot for your Waitrose or Tesco shop whilst Backwell and Long Ashton provide the more day-to-day conveniences. Access to the city centre along the A370 (Long Ashton bypass) proves to be an excellent link road. Cambridge Heights is within close proximity to children’s play park at nearby Farleigh Green and Festival Way cycle path providing a safe cycle way to Nailsea and central Bristol, whilst Nailsea/Backwell railway station is around 2.5 miles away. This station provides access to Bristol Temple Meads and onto London Paddington. Access to the motorway network at Junction 19 of the M5 motorway is within six miles whilst Bristol International Airport is situated approximately seven miles away.