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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Laurel Cottage, Brinscombe, WEARE, Somerset

£425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive cottage dating back to 1820
  • Updated and improved throughout
  • Lots of lovely original features
  • Large dual aspect sitting and dining room
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Utility and downstairs shower room
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Detached garage with playroom above
  • Elevated garden with stunning views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Laurel Cottage is a charming four bedroom property in an elevated position backing on to fields and with wonderful views at the front towards Cheddar Gorge, Crooks Peak and the Mendips. This characterful semi detached cottage is thought to date back to 1820 and has been extended, improved and maintained by the current owners to a very high standard, whilst carefully retaining many of the original features. The versatile accommodation is spacious and well planned and is equally well suited to a large family as well as downsizers. Steps from the drive lead up to the front door leading directly into the kitchen breakfast room. This leads out to a rear lobby with a shower room and utility. A door also leads into the large dual aspect sitting and dining room with lots of lovely original features. Stairs then lead up to the first floor with three double bedrooms and the family bathroom. From the landing a further staircase takes you up into the converted loft space with a further bedroom, an office and a large storage area. Outside the attractive garden is mainly laid to lawn and split over different levels with various seating areas taking in the stunning views. There is also a detached garage with a play room above and off road parking.

Property ref: 121_2366_4438973


Accommodation 
The accommodation is spacious and well planned. Steps from the drive lead up to the front door on the side of the cottage. This leads directly into the kitchen breakfast room which has a large window to the front taking in lovely countryside views. Fitted with a range of bespoke oak units with black granite work surfaces over, further features include the oil fired Rayburn cooker and the Belfast sink. From the kitchen a door leads out to a rear lobby with a utility room, a downstairs shower room and a door leading out to the garden. Also off of the kitchen is the large sitting and dining room. Measuring 22' x 15' this dual aspect room is a real feature of the property with an exposed stone fireplace and exposed ceiling beams. Stairs then lead up to the first floor accommodation with three double bedrooms. One is a large dual aspect room with lovely far reaching countryside views at the front and views across the garden and the adjoining fields at the back. There is...

Outside 
The front of the property is enclosed by a stone wall and hedging with a gravelled drive on one side. Steps lead up to the front door as well as the garden at the front which is laid to lawn. A path leads to the rear of the property and into the utility room and downstairs shower room which is well suited to those who may enjoy long walks all year round and may return with muddy dogs and boots. The path also leads to the back of the garage with access to the play room. Here there is also a gravelled courtyard area which provides a pleasant area to sit and take in the evening sunshine in privacy. Further steps lead up to the next two levels of the garden, both mainly laid to lawn with established shrubs and plants and an elevated patio area which is ideal for Al Fresco dining whilst taking in the stunning views.

Garage and Parking 
The detached garage has an up and over door to the front and is fitted with power and light. In addition to the garage there is off road parking in front with a gravelled drive.

To the side of the garage there are wooden steps leading up to the:

Play Room 
Above the garage this lovely light and spacious room is currently used as a play room. This could easily be used as a home office, for example or fitted with power and light with electric heaters this versatile area could also be used as a guest bedroom or annexe accommodation, subject to planning.

About the Property 
Laurel Cottage is thought to date back to 1820. The current owners purchased the property in 2001 and immediately extended into the loft space to create the additional bedrooms and office space. In 2006 they extended the kitchen and the bathroom upstairs. They replaced the kitchen units with hand built oak cupboards and fitted black granite work tops over. In 2007 they replaced the flooring throughout the upstairs with oak and replaced all the doors at the same time with Oak doors. Also in 2007 the current owners knocked down the previous single storey garage and replaced it with a new garage with a play room above. Generally over the years the property has been extended, improved and maintained to a very high standard.

Services 
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage with a bio tank shared with the semi detached property next door. Oil fired boiler providing central heating and hot water. Oil fired Rayburn cooker which also provides 24 hour hot water. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: D.

Location 
For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS26 2LH.

About the Area 
Brinscombe is a rural hamlet near to the village of Weare which is an area of outstanding natural beauty on the south side of the Mendip Hills. The general area is well known for its leisure opportunities including walking, riding, sailing and golf. There is also a leisure centre in Cheddar. Coupled with these facilities there is a church in the village and a selection of country pubs in nearby villages. The property is in the catchment area for Kings of Wessex senior school in Cheddar, Hugh Sexey Middle School and the nearby first school in Weare. Wedmore, Cheddar, Winscombe and Axbridge are all within driving distance where there are more shopping, social and recreational facilities. The cities of Bristol, Bath and Wells are all within driving distance, and there is access to the M5. Bristol International Airport is along the A38.

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Nearest station

  • Highbridge & Burnham (7.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charles Barnard, Wedmore - Signature Homes

Saxon House, The Borough, Wedmore, BS28 4EB

01934 267050 Local call rate

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