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Set in c0.5 of an acre of glorious gardens, in a prestigious private road in Long Ashton offering superb views, this detached home offers 3,130 sq foot (290 sqm) of accommodation
Situated in a commanding position on one of Long Ashton’s most sought-after roads, this prime residential family home offers generous accommodation of c3130 sq. feet (c290 sq. meters). This fine home benefits from superb views over the surrounding valley, local countryside and towards Bristol, whilst enjoying a beautifully landscaped and well-tended to plot of c0.5 of acre which include front and rear gardens, as well as an orchard. Internally the property has been maintained to an exacting standard by the current owners with various extensions and modifications, as well as a variety of home improvements and upgrades in recent years to take advantage of both the views to the front of the property and the vista over the resplendent gardens to the rear. One notable feature is the sitting room opening to the garden room with glazed roof, extra-large bespoke picture window combined with the dining room, offering two sets of triple sliding, powder-coated Smart System aluminium framed doors creating an opening with level access to the covered rear decking, creating a superb entertaining and social space, extending the indoors to the outdoors. The impressive open-plan, bespoke kitchen, installed in 2017, with family eating area and breakfast bar, has magnificent views over the rear garden through the newly installed large picture window. There is also an adjoining utility room, spacious and welcoming hallway, a ground floor WC and third reception room currently used as a study/home office. The first-floor houses six generous and well-proportioned bedrooms, all except for one profiting from the superb views. The sumptuous master bedroom enjoys a luxury en-suite bathroom with the second bedroom also benefitting from a contemporary shower room. The remaining four bedrooms being serviced by a high-specification shower room. The property also benefits from a full, up-dated security system with burglar alarm and security lighting.
The c0.5 of an acre private plot has the benefit of front and rear landscaped gardens, as well as a recently tarmacked private driveway allowing off-street parking for several vehicles with access to a large detached garage. The mature gardens are well-established and have been lovingly maintained with a variety of seating areas to enjoy differing vantage points from and ideal for entertaining and family gatherings. The rear garden offers a raised secluded side patio, accessed from the kitchen. A further Trex composite decking is accessed from the garden room and dining room, with its covered position and remotely controlled infra-red ceiling heater allowing enjoyment of the space throughout the seasons. The neat borders with steps lead up to a large expanse of level lawn with further natural stone steps leading up to a further lawn with circular patio, raised beds and cedar clad summer-house with power, lighting with further cedar decking and wooden bench seating in a prime spot to take advantage of the views. The garden is enclosed by mature hedging with various outdoor power points, water taps and compost area with secure gated side access on both sides. The front lawn is also level and fully enclosed with mature hedging, offering seclusion for the further raised patio area taking advantage of the extensive views. There is also useful garden storage in the timber shed and under-croft storage. The orchard strip beyond the road belongs to the property and has a selection of mature fruit and ornamental trees which provide delightful views from within the house. The large single garage is accessed via double wooden doors to front and a side door, with power and light, vaulted ceiling and a recently replaced roof (early 2019).
Long Ashton lies approximately 3 miles from the Centre of Bristol, but still enjoys good community facilities including a co-op supermarket, post office, baker, farm shop, pharmacy, doctors and dental surgery and independent wine merchant, three pubs and coffee shop 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 heartbeat 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 and the recently opened Metro Bus which allows easy connection to the wider city area. 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.