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Main Road Flax Bourton, Bristol
Guide Price £699,950

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  • Early 1800s home formely part of the Gibbs Estate, adjacent to open fields and woodland
  • Fantastic private plot circa 1.5 acres, including Detached Double Garage, Sweeping Driveway, Outbuilding with Utility Room, WC & Store
  • Period Features Throughout
  • Ideal for Dual occupancy or those looking for large family home
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Two Fitted Kitchens & Ground Floor WC
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom
  • Three Further Bedrooms & Family Bathroom
  • c5 Miles from Central Bristol
  • Close Proximity to the excellent Primary and Secondary Schools

A unique and versatile early 1800s home (2735sq ft), adjacent to open fields, set in private grounds of approximately 1.5 acres including detached double garage and stone outbuilding

Description
Dating back to the early 1800s, this much-loved home sits in a private plot approaching 1.5 acres and sits in a glorious countryside setting adjacent to local woodland and open fields. The property has been maintained to a good order and retains many of the original period features throughout including exposed beams, exposed stonework, wooden latch doors and impressive fireplaces whilst benefiting from modern conveniences such as double glazing and oil-fired central heating. The property is versatile in its accommodation and is designed so that it could accommodate dual occupation with two entrances and two staircases or can equally be used as one family house. The ground floor accommodation includes a kitchen with breakfast bar seating area and a generous dining room that leads into a spacious sitting room. An inner hallway leads to a ground floor WC and a 2nd kitchen (if using as dual occupancy house) which is currently being used as a study. Stairs lead up to a half landing where there is a generous sitting room overlooking the gardens (or could be an additional bedroom). The first floor there are four further double bedrooms, a bathroom and a master bedroom with generous ensuite bathroom.

Situation
The popular village of Flax Bourton is 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. There is a children’s play park on the Farleigh Green development and Festival Way cycle path providing a safe cycle way to Nailsea and central Bristol can be accessed from the development, 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.

Outside
In a private plot of c1.5 acres backing on to open fields, the property is approached via a sweeping driveway with a 5-bar gate entrance taking you past a large expanse of level lawn all enclosed by mature trees and bushes. The driveway continues to sweep around to a turning circle island where there is parking for several vehicles. A detached double garage with separate alarm, power, light and overhead storage offers dry car storage or a useful store. A pathway leads down to a level courtyard area with further stone out-building which accommodates three separate spaces. One houses a large utility room with stainless steel sink and under-counter storage for washing machine and tumble dryer with tiled floor, one houses an WC and wash-hand basin with tiled floor and the third is used as a bin and recycling store. with wash basin and bin store. The private and mature garden mainly laid to lawn offers a private patio area perfect for al-fresco dining, a large bespoke pond with organic filtration system, fruit bushes and garden shed. There are also two areas for growing vegetables with two greenhouses.


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Name Location Type Distance
Main Road Flax Bourton
Bristol BS48 3QQ
County: North Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: LA001366

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