7 bedroom house for saleYate Court Farm, Lime Kiln Road, Yate, South Gloucestershire
- For Sale By Auction
- Wednesday 26th February
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- All Saints Church Clifton
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Hollis Morgan FEBRUARY AUCTION LOT NUMBER 15 - A quintessential South Gloucestershire moated farmhouse dating from 13th century in a romantic rural setting just to the West of the Cotswolds with outbuildings and land - A fine family home with potential.
For Sale By Auction
LOT NUMBER 15
Wednesday 26th February 2014
All Saints Church Pembroke Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2HY
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Approached across open fields, a sweeping gravel drive leads to this magnificent stone built Grade II listed farmhouse, dating in parts from the 13th century with natural stone walls with a small area of ancient black and white relief and a tiled roof. This charming and historic house has a picturesque moat on the western side with a landscaped garden and pastureland amounting in all to just over seven acres. Originally part of an important manorial complex thought to belong to the Berkeley family and the Crown this charming property is packed full of original features including panelled doors, large inglenook fireplaces, ceiling beams and window seats etc. There is a plethora of outbuildings including the ivy clad remains of a castle which completes the Constable effect of this rural idyll.
Yate Court Farm is located at the end of a very quiet lane in beautiful countryside outside the hamlet of Rangeworthy. The property is wonderfully rural but yet within striking distance of Bristol and enjoys great transport connections to London, The Midlands and the South West.
Wickwar with its wide high street and amenities is close by and includes a newsagent, general store, antique shop, church and public house.
Chipping Sodbury is to the South and has the appearance of a classic market town with an unusually wide main street with a rich variety of architectural style from early Tudor through the 16th and 17th centuries into the grander Georgian and terraced late Victorian. There is a very good range of shops, pubs and other facilities within the High Street.
Both the M4 motorway (J18) and M5 motorway (J14) are approximately four miles away. Bristol Parkway railway station is less than ten miles away.
There are excellent primary and secondary schools nearby and a good range of private schools within the City of Bristol, Bath and Westonbirt.
Sporting facilities included golf at Chipping Sodbury, Cotswold Edge, The Players Club, Tracey Park and Castle Combe, hunting with the Beaufort, polo at Westonbirt and Cirencester Park, racing at Cheltenham, Bath and Chepstow, Badminton and Gatcombe Park Horse Trials and water sports at The Cotswold Water Parks.
To live the Cotswold dream in a detached family home in an affordable and convenient location. The wide variety of outbuildings provide an excellent opportunity to develop equestrian and other sporting interests or may be suitable for residential conversion(subject to obtaining any necessary planning and other consents).
Three reception rooms, kitchen, utility and usual offices, seven bedrooms, two bathrooms, shower room, cloakrooms, central heating.
Via a Cotswold stone roofed porch with solid oak door.
With access into drawing room, dining room and with door leading out to the rear and moat.
A large split level dual aspect room with deep window seats overlooking the moat, large inglenook fireplace with bread oven, door leading to turreted stairs to the first floor and a further door leads to an 'L' shaped garden room.
Small 'L' shaped glazed room overlooking the formal part of the garden and with door leading out to the garden.
Dual aspect with deep window seats, original beam, feature cast iron fireplace, door and step down leading to the sitting room.
With large inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove inset and large beam over mantel, dual aspect windows and door leading to second staircase.
With limestone floor, small study / boot area with 'Velux' window. There is also a cloakroom and door leading out to the front terrace, original plank panel door leads via step down to the kitchen.
Farmhouse Style Kitchen
With original exposed beams. Modern kitchen with granite work surfaces, four oven oil fired 'Aga', dual aspect windows, single drainer sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, television point, limestone floors and door through to pantry area.
With further wall and floor units and limestone floors.
With door leading to the front, boiler for oil fired central heating with pressurised hot water system, access to second ground floor W.C.
The first floor is accessed via two seperate staircases which provides the possibility for two family occupation.
A turreted staircase leading from the drawing room.
WIth door giving access to stairs to the second floor.
With dual aspect windows overlooking the formal gardens.
With feature fireplace with timber lintel window to the front.
With white suite and an interconnecting door to the shower room.
Approached via turned stairs.
With a wealth of exposed beams, oak floor, low level, window overlooking the garden.
Accessed from the sitting room and opening out onto a large landing with a beautiful original timber framed panel forming the dividing wall into the family bathrooms. There is a window to the front of the property and the landing extends to one side to give access to bedrooms one and two. Further door opening to stairs to second floor.
A large and high ceilinged room with arched oak beams and window to the front elevation.
With newly fitted shower and access to the bathroom off landing one.
With wall to wall fitted wardrobes and window overlooking front terrace and gardens beyond.
A large bedroom with vaulted ceilings and exposed timbers, views to the rear overlooking moat and to countryside beyond. A doorway leads to outside stone steps leading to the yard.
On the second floor and split level with 'Velux' window and exposed beams.
Garden And Grounds
The property is approached by a drive that proceeds through the pasture either side culminating at a gravelled drive flanked by strips of lawn enclosed by well stocked borders and stone walls. The drive continues to a parking area in front of the house where there is a carport for two cars attached to a stone outbuilding, believed to be a former laundry but now used as a store. An additional store is attached.
Immediately outside the house is a flagstone terrace and a flagstone path leads to the gardens which are laid to lawn and enclosed by well stocked and mature borders and a stone wall. A further terrace can be found with a loggia. A wall to waist height seperates the terrace from the moat some 20 foot down.
There are numerous outbuildings and a mixture of traditional and modern buildings. A courtyard accessed off the gravelled drive is enclosed by a stone wall. To the far end, is a single storey open fronted stone barn which, together with a footprint of an outbuilding of block construction could be converted into ancillary accommodation (subject to the necessary consents in respect of which application is currently being made).
Also accessed from this courtyard are the remains of the former manorial property which is believed to date back to the 13th Century.
Further buildings include a building with two stables and further section currently used as a hen house, two open fronted three bay agricultural buildings ideal for storage.
In all the property totals .... TBC
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