Situated close to an outstanding Church of England primary School and in this secluded and tucked away position next to the St Michaels and All Angels church in Flax Bourton, this charming 1800s cottage was subject to some major renovations c8 years ago by the current owners. The property was re-wired, re-roofed and the majority of the windows have been replaced to double glazed hard-wood windows which have been hand made by a local joiner, along with a solid oak front door. The property retains its period charm and includes exposed stonework, stripped wooden floors, flagstone floors, featured and working fireplaces with the bedrooms benefitting from vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. The ground floor accommodation includes an open-plan kitchen-dining room with Electric Aga and central island, a useful utility room with integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven/grill and electric hob and space for washing machine, which then links into a sitting room with wood-burner overlooking the gardens. The first floor offers three bedrooms, one with large over-head storage accessing some useful loft space and large airing cupboard with hot water tank. The tiled bathroom suite includes a freestanding bath, large shower enclosure, WC and basin.
The beautifully manicured, quintessential cottage garden enjoy a pleasant view of the church and offers a plethora of plants and colour to adapt to the seasons. The incredibly sunny and flat garden offers a great place for the family to enjoy and is mainly laid to lawn and includes two garden sheds, two apples trees and a children’s play area with soft bark, large timber Wendy house, climbing frame and even a mud kitchen!
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. Festival Way cycle path provides 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