Alexander May are delighted to offer to the market this imposing, family home, built in c1960 and located in arguably one of Long Ashton’s most sought-after roads. Set in a private and rare plot approaching c0.75 of an acre on this private road in a commanding position affording superb views towards Bristol and surrounding countryside. To the East, Views of Cabot Tower, The Wills Memorial Building, the pastel coloured houses of Clifton Wood and to the South and the West views over the valley towards Dundry. The property stands in magnificent landscaped gardens that have been lovingly designed and meticulously maintained by the current vendor who have lived here for 34-years. Internally the property offers spacious accommodation entered via a grand hallway with central staircase, a sitting room with adjoining sun-room overlooking the rear gardens and views, kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining family room and utility room and a further reception room currently used as a formal dining room. All the principal rooms lead out to a raised patio that spans the full width of the house making it an ideal spot for entertaining. There is also a ground floor WC. The first floor comprises five bedrooms, the master and bedroom four with built-in wardrobes, all serviced by a modern shower room and traditional family bathroom.
Approached via a long driveway with ample parking giving access to two garages, the mature front garden offers a pleasant frontage to the property with lawn, mature hedging with a pathway leading to the front door. There are further steps from the parking area up to the front door and secure side access to the rear on both sides. The stunning rear gardens offer a haven for families with children of all ages and those who love to entertain with a range of mature and well-established tress and enclosed by mature hedging and stone wall. A raised patio with superb views is accessed from the ground floor principal rooms with a well-designed rock garden and large garden pond surrounding the central steps leading onto the main lawn. Steps to the side lead to a further semi-circular patio area surrounded by roses perfect for al-fresco dining which can be enjoyed in complete privacy. Behind the patio there is a sectioned off potting area with two garden sheds. As well as the large expanse of lawn there is a further secluded level lawn. The bottom of the garden is fenced off as a dedicated kitchen garden with raised beds for growing your own and purpose-built fruit cages for soft fruits. Stepping stones meander through the lawn leading to a detached, timber-built summer house with its own private decked seating area and power, plus there are double wooden doors providing access to under-croft garden store room and a part-glazed door accessing the garages. In addition, there is pasture land amounting to just over three acres that is co-owned with other local residents in the vicinity.
Lying c3miles from Central Bristol, Long Ashton enjoys facilities to include a library, co-op supermarket, post office, baker, farm shop, doctors and dental surgery and wine merchant amongst others. For larger supermarkets there is a Waitrose in nearby Nailsea and Sainsburys in Ashton Gate. Whether it is a relaxed or faster pace of life you are looking for Long Ashton has the answer. The beautiful Ashton Court Estate with its deer park and acres of open space ideal for walking, cycling or riding is less than a mile away, plus there is the delightful Ashton Hill Woods on the South-Western side of the village; what more could you want? You’re a heart-beat away from the city, and yet have all the advantages of rural living, with 850 acres of bridleways, woodland and nature reserves literally on your doorstep. With three reputable golf courses (Bristol & Clifton, Long Ashton & Woodspring); a David Lloyd Sports Centre, a good choice of pubs and, of course, Clifton Village with all it has to offer is only a matter of minutes away. For those with families, Long Ashton and the surrounding areas have a wide choice of highly regarded day nurseries, primary, secondary schools, as well as an excellent array of private/independent schools locally (The Downs School in nearby Wraxall) and in Central Bristol including the well-renowned Clifton College.
Long Ashton is superbly located for the commuter with convenient access into Bristol via the A370, regular bus links into the city, plus the Festival Way cycle path. The village is also well-placed for Motorway access with the M32 (c4 miles) linking to the M4 corridor, M5 (c5 miles) via J19, plus only being c5 miles from Bristol International Airport and c5 miles in the opposite direction to Bristol Temple Meads providing national rail links.