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5 bedroom house for sale


Guide Price £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Period Cottage
  • Small Private Development
  • Four Reception Rooms (including Garden Room)
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility
  • 5 Double Bedrooms
  • Bathroom and Shower Room
  • Rumpus Room/Office/Bedroom 6 with Annexe Potential
  • Double Garage
  • Gas Heating
  • Sunny Walled Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in a small and prestigious private development, this pretty, well presented period cottage offers very deceptive and flexible accommodation set over three floors. Originally forming part of The Over Court estate and believed to date from the mid 1800's the cottage offers a great balance of period features combined with modern comforts with 3 reception rooms, a large garden room, a kitchen/breakfast room, 5 good sized bedrooms and a bathroom and shower room. The property also has a further good sized reception room over the workshop which has all kinds of scope as a rumpus room/home office or 6th bedroom. There is a large double garage with a large workshop, gas heating , double glazing and a very pretty walled garden facing in a south westerly direction.

Running along both sides of the A38 and then dropping down the hill into the village of Lower Almondsbury, the combined population of these two villages is approximately 4700. Lower Almondsbury is where the local village school is located and there is also a health centre, a dentist and a church in the lower village. The area is served by a very busy community shop and there are two pubs, The Bowl in Lower Almondsbury and The Swan in the upper village.


Entered via solid wooden door with leaded light windows to two sides into:

Central Entrance Hall  

With turned stairs leading to the first floor, telephone point, radiator, doors to sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom.


With W.C. with concealed cistern, vanity unit with cupboards under and wash hand basin inset, radiator, obscure glazed window to the front, cupboard housing fuseboard.

Sitting Room  

Large sitting room with deep raised fireplace with woodburning stove inset, stone surround and hearth and beamed over mantel, beamed ceiling, dual aspect windows and with triple folding doors leading into the garden room, two radiators, T.V. point, wall light points, door into study.

Garden Room  

A lovely light filled room with three quarter height windows to two sides and high level windows to the third, large lantern ceiling light, double doors into the garden, radiator, ceramic tiled floors.


With wall to wall study furniture fitted to two sides including shelving, desk and filing cabinets, two telephone points, French doors to the rear garden, radiator.

Dining Room  

A large dining room with window to the front overlooking the south facing garden, arrow slit style window to the side, radiator and wall light point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  

With a comprehensive range of oak fronted 'Smallbone of Devizes' wall and floor cabinets with wood trimmed laminated worksurface over, single drainer sink unit, 'Smeg' stainless steel gas hob with extractor canopy over, 'Neff' microwave and 'Neff' electric oven, plumbing for dishwasher, full height larder cupboard, cupboard housing 'Potterton' wall mounted gas boiler, window overlooking the courtyard, radiator, stable door to the courtyard, door into:


Stepped down from the kitchen and with wall and floor cabinets to three sides with laminated worksurface over, single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, space and plumbing for second dishwasher, space for undersurface fridge, space for tumble dryer, co-ordinated tiling, radiator, window to the side, glazed door to the garage, stairs to:

Studio/Rumpus Room  

With a wealth of potential users, dual skylight windows, into eaves storage to two sides, radiator, beamed ceiling, T.V. point.

First Floor  

Galleried landing with high window to the front, stairs leading to the second floor, radiator.

Master Bedroom  

With window overlooking the garden, feature arrow slit window to the side, built in wardrobes comprising two doubles with cupboards over, two radiators, door to:

Jack and Jill Family Bathroom  

With a white suite comprising panelled bath, large shower with oversized shower head, W.C. with concealed cistern, vanity unit with cupboards under and wash hand basin inset, two ladder towel rail/radiators, ceramic floor tiling with co-ordinated wall tiling, high level window to the front and arrow slit style window to the side, recessed spot lighting, airing cupboard housing hot water tank, second door out to the main landing.

Bedroom 2  

A lovely large room with dual aspect windows, two radiators.

Bedroom 3  

Another good sized double bedroom, window to the rear overlooking the garden, radiator.

Second Floor  

Approached via turned stairs and with wide window overlooking the garden and Over Court clock tower, radiator, into eaves storage and exposed beams.

Bedroom 4  

With vaulted beamed ceiling, wide window to the rear overlooking the garden and large porthole window to the side, fitted wardrobes to two sides, radiator.

Bedroom 5  

Wide window overlooking the garden and feature porthole window to the side, built in wardrobes and storage to two sides, exposed beams.

Shower Room  

With corner shower with oversized shower head, W.C. with concealed cistern, vanity unit with wash hand basin inset and cupboards under, ceramic wall tiles, 'Velux' skylight window to the front.


Front Garden  

Enclosed by stone walling and the property walls, the front garden is accessed via high gate, consists of a private and peaceful courtyard, laid to flags but with a raised corner bed stocked with shrubs.

Rear Garden  

Fully enclosed by high stone walls, the rear garden faces in a southerly direction, is level and laid mainly to lawn with borders running to three sides. There is a patio along the rear and a kitchen garden concealed behind a trellis. A high gate gives access onto the lane.


A wider than double garage with workshop space to one side and with electric up and over door. To the rear of the garage is a large storage/workshop.


From our office proceed south along the A38 into Almondbury. On reaching the brow of the hill in Almondsbury, turn right into Over Lane, follow for one and a half miles into Over and the entrance to Over Court is situated on the left hand side through pillared entrance gates. Travel into Over Court and continue ahead, bearing around to the left. Pass the cobbled access road on the right hand side and Over Court Cottage is immediately on your right hand side.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2016


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