Situated in the popular commuter village of Flax Bourton this Grade II Listed property believed to have been built by the Gibbs family in the 1890s and have design influences from the famous Arts and Crafts architect Walter Cave offers a wealth of period charm throughout with stunning gardens. With only c5 miles easy access into Central Bristol, whilst being surrounded by beautiful local countryside and an outstanding local primary school, the property is sure attract interest from those looking to be close to the city in a village/semi-rural setting. The property represents an important part of the local history and was once the headteachers house to the adjacent Old School House with some notable features such as leaded and stone-mullioned windows, limestone fireplace in the sitting room and exposed stonework, yet is now a beautifully maintained, light and spacious family home. The ground floor offers two separate reception rooms, a social kitchen/dining room with adjoining utility room, and a recently upgraded ground floor WC. The first floor houses the three bedrooms, one with built-in wardrobes and a recently installed and upgraded luxury bathroom suite.
To the front of the property there is a private driveway providing ample off-street parking, front lawns and a detached garage. The insulated garage is accessed via double wooden doors and is currently used as a home office with adjoining garden store with side door giving garden access. The beautiful rear gardens are extremely private and offer well-established hedging and planting and include a large expanse of level lawn, gravel patio area, gravelled area with raised beds, a further raised decking ideal for outdoor entertaining, wood store and garden shed, all enclosed by stone wall and fencing with a secure side gate accessing the front driveway.
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, Gatcombe Farm Shop, 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.