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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Pensford, Near Bristol, BS39

Guide Price £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Barn Conversion
  • Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
  • Superb Kitchen/Family Room
  • Generous Garden Room
  • Two Bedroom Cottage/Annexe
  • Home Office/Studio/Gym
  • Garaging and Workshop
  • Ample Parking
  • 1.8 Acre Paddock available by separate negotiation

Full description

The House

Ground Floor

Impressive Reception Hall

Sitting Room/Dining Room

Kitchen/Family Room

Utility Room


First Floor

Master Bedroom with En-suite

Guest Bedroom with En-suite

Double Bedroom

Double Bedroom

Luxurious Family Bathroom

The Cottage

Kitchen/Sitting Room

Two Double Bedrooms

Shower Room


Spacious Garden Room

Workshop and Garage with Studio above

Large Single Garage

Ample Parking


Meadow Barn is situated in the village of Pensford and lies in the Chew Valley with the River Chew flowing through the Centre.

Within the village, there is a range of local facilities including a highly rated primary school, a Post Office, Parish Church, a selection of Public Houses and a Village Hall.

The predominant feature of the village is the Grade II* listed disused railway viaduct. The viaduct was constructed in 1874 and once carried the Bristol and North Somerset railway over the River Chew.

The nearby village of Chew Magna has a good range of local shops including a well-stocked supermarket, master butcher, coffee shop, travel agent, post office and a bank. There are also four public houses within Chew Magna, one of which (The Pony and Trap) has been awarded a Michelin star. Meadow Barn also falls within the catchment area for the highly regarded Chew Valley secondary school.  There is also a number of independent schools throughout Bristol, Bath and Wells to choose from.

The village’s situation in the Chew Valley offers commuters excellent access to the regional Centre of Bristol which is 7 miles to the north and the Heritage City of Bath which is 12 miles to the east. The Cathedral City of Wells, which offers further facilities, is 16 miles to the south.

The Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes are close by, notable for their fishing, birdlife, sailing and nature study amenities. A visit to Salt and Malt at Chew Valley Lake is highly recommended, as this modern tearoom/fish restaurant is owned by the same family as The Pony and Trap. Further outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed on the Mendip hills, well known for their limestone features.

High speed rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa whilst Bristol International Airport is just 20 minutes away.

The House

Meadow Barn is approached off Stanton Lane, a driveway leads via a gated entrance to the large tarmacadam parking area, there is ample parking for a number of vehicles.

As soon as you enter the property via the front door and are greeted by the openness and splendour of the reception hall one cannot help but feel impressed. With its high vaulted ceiling and bespoke staircase with bespoke bannister the reception hall is certainly a pleasing introduction to the house and a sign of the attention to detail and the high quality of finish that has been put into the wonderful and unique conversion.

Located off the reception hall is the generous 32ft sitting/dining room. The room has double doors opening to the entertaining area at the front of the property, deep sil windows and attractive oak flooring. At the far end of the room is a neatly concealed, but generous storage cupboard.

Opposite the sitting room is the kitchen/family room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and floor cupboards set beneath granite worktops. A central island units creates a focal point within the room. The kitchen also includes a built in double oven, halogen hob, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, a wine cooler and an American style fridge/freezer.

Beyond the kitchen is a matching utility room, the boiler cupboard and a cloakroom. The house also features a central vacuum system.

On the first floor you will find four double bedrooms. The master bedroom benefits from an attractive en-suite shower room and a walk-in wardrobe. The guest bedroom also benefits from an en-suite shower room. The family bathroom is luxuriously appointed and comprises a deep fill bath, a separate shower, a wash hand basin and a WC. A pair of doors open from the landing area to the rear garden.


At the front of the property is the garden room, this is a perfect place for entertaining, although attached to the house there isn’t (currently) any access from the house, therefore if you are entertaining within the garden room you need not worry about disturbing the main house, immediately in front of the garden room is a patio and decking area, perfect for al-fresco dining during the summer months. Attached to the garden room is a large single garage.

Opposite the garden room is a two bedroom cottage, this would ideally suit a dependant relative or teenage son/daughter or indeed it could be utilised to generate a rental income. Within the cottage is an open sitting room/kitchen area, two double bedrooms and a shower room. Next to the cottage is a workshop and another single garage. Above this area is a studio, again this could be used as a home gym or indeed an office, there is also a shower room.

At the rear of the property there is a terraced garden with steps leading to a decking area offering views towards the viaduct.

General Information

Tenure - Freehold

Services – Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil Fired Central Heating in the Main House, Calor Gas Heating in the Cottage.

EPC Rating (Main House) C . EPC Rating (Annexe) D. 

Local Authority and Council Tax - Bath and North East Somerset Council. Council Tax Band G.

Postcode – BS39 4AL


Strictly by appointment with Vendors Agent Killens.

Fixtures and Fittings - All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale although may be available by separate negotiation.

Directions – From Bristol city Centre take the A37 south. After approximately 6 miles enter the village of Pensford taking the right onto Church Street. Take the next left then right onto Stanton Lane where the property will be located a short distance along on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 June 2016

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