6 bedroom property for saleTemple Cloud, Near Bristol, BS39
Guide Price £780,000
- Grade II listed Detached Farm House
- Extensive Gardens
- A 2.3 Acre Paddock
- A Range Of Outbuildings
- Easy Access to Bristol, Bath and Wells
- Chew Valley School Catchment
Spacious Guest Bedroom
Two Further Double Bedrooms
Master Bedroom with Generous En-suite
2.3 Acre Paddock
Temple Bridge Farm House is unique and individual property and must be viewed to fully appreciate the house and all it has to offer.
One of the key attractions of this house is sure to be the location with excellent road connections allowing easy access to Bristol, Bath and Wells and with Bristol International Airport a mere 11 miles distant, travelling further afield whether for pleasure or business is a viable option.
There is a wide range of excellent educational establishments at all levels in the area from the public and private sectors. The property is within the catchment of Cameley Primary School, which is located within the village, and Chew Valley Secondary School. Both schools are highly regarded and there is a bus service to Chew Valley from the village.
There is also a good selection of private schools in the locality and the area is also well known for its variety and diversity of sporting and leisure facilities. Walking and cycling may be undertaken in the immediate locality and there are leisure centres at Chew Magna, Farrington Gurney and Midsomer Norton.
Nearby there are golf courses at Farrington Gurney and Wells. Sailing and fishing can be undertaken at Chew Valley Lake and Blagdon Lake. Horse Racing takes place at Bath and Wincanton race courses.
Temple Bridge Farm House is an attractive Grade II listed period home dating from circa 1680’s. The property was acquired by our clients in 1996 and has undergone extensive works to not only modernise but to preserve the character and charm of the property.
The afore mentioned character includes mullioned windows, flagstone floors, inglenook fireplace with bred oven, exposed beans and even a coffin hatch, which is now used to move larger items of furniture upstairs and not for the traditional method.
Upon arrival at the property the extensive driveway leads past the front of the house and culminates at the generous parking area and the tractor barn, which contains two stables and a tack room.
There are two entrances to the property a ‘traditional’ front door and a more conventional rear door which leads in from the parking area to the inner hallway. Once inside the house the ground floor rooms are accessed via the inner hallway. The sitting room which is located at the front of the house features a superb inglenook fireplace with a bread oven, this attractive fireplace currently houses a wood burning stove. The floor is flagstone and there is also a mullion window overlooking the front garden, a spiral staircase leads to the first floor. Next to the sitting room is the more formal drawing room, again with a wood burning stove, mullioned windows and a window seat.
There is also a generous formal dining room, a farmhouse style kitchen breakfast room with an Alpha, this controls the hot water and central heating for the property in conjunction with cooking. Beyond the kitchen is the large utility area and the shower room.
The first floor is accessed via the spiral staircase within the sitting room. There are four bedrooms on the first floor and the family bathroom. A further spiral staircase from the first floor landing leads to the second floor and the stunning master bedroom with its exposed beams, at the far end of the master bedroom is a generous en-suite and access to the vast eaves storage.
The property is approached via the long driveway. This leads to the parking/turning area and the tractor garage. Statements of excellence cannot begin to describe the garden. There is a large area of lawn which leads from the front of the house, perfect for croquet and other lawn sports. There is a dry stone wall which defines the boundary and an assortment of mature and established trees and shrubs. A patio area is accessible from the kitchen, perfect for al-fresco dining and the side garden is used as a vegetable garden, ideal for those looking to live the good life.
At the entrance to the driveway there is a small orchard with a public footpath leading into the adjoining field.
One of the key attractions of the property is the adjoining 2.3 acre paddock. The paddock can be accessed via the driveway or via a gate next to the tractor barn. The paddock is currently used by the owners to graze sheep. In the far corner of the paddock there is a stone pig sty. A public footpath follows the boundary fence of the paddock and leads into the neighbouring field.
Tenure - Freehold
Services – Mains Water and Electricity. Oil Fired Central Heating. Private Drainage.
Local Authority and Council Tax - Bath and North East Somerset Council.
Council Tax - Band G.
Postcode – BS39 5AA
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 – Travelling south from Bristol on the A37 proceed through the village of Temple Cloud and take the driveway on your left immediately before Temple Bridge Business Park, the property can be found at the end of the driveway.
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