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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Water Street, East Harptree

Sold STC £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached country residence
  • Grounds approaching an acre
  • Spacious and elegant accommodation
  • Garage with home office and studio
  • Wonderful gardens and outdoor swimming pool
  • Three reception rooms, kitchen/dining room
  • Four bedrooms, two en suites, family bathroom
  • Chew Valley village location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A distinguished residence situated at the end of a private drive and set in grounds of around 0.8 acre. It's hard to believe the property is only 20 years old, when it looks like the building itself is an old rectory. Beautifully constructed using local materials of dressed stone and bath lime stone. Almost a gothic appearance mixed with a country grandeur ... it is utterly divine.

The flow and layout works particularly well, with spacious accommodation boasting around 3800 square feet (including garaging). The centre piece of the house is a stunning reception hall with sweeping staircase providing a minstrels gallery. A comfortable kitchen with Aga leads directly to the orangery. The drawing room has an impressive bath stone fireplace and there is a further sitting room. There are two cloakrooms (one is ideally placed for those in the garden) and a utility room. There are four bedrooms upstairs, each double, and the second bedroom has an en suite shower room. The master suite is fabulous, with a dressing room with stairs to the kitchen, a modern en suite bathroom and bedroom with Juliet balcony.

Externally the property doesn't disappoint either, with a plot boasting around 0.8 acre. A driveway provides ample off street parking and leads to the garage. This has been converted to comprise a single garage, home office and studio above (with further potential). There is a beautiful orchard, OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL and a private rear garden.  

SITUATION East Harptree lies on the edge of the Mendip Hills with views across the Chew Valley and country walks on the doorstep. The Bath & North East Somerset village offers facilities including a village store, public house and restaurant, village hall, primary school and childrens' play area. Secondary education is available at nearby Chew Magna at Chew Valley's comprehensive school which has recently had an outstanding Ofsted report. Bristol, Bath and Wells offer a wider range of shops, recreation facilities as well as private education with Bristol & Bath having good rail and motorway links. The Chew Valley comprises thousands of acres of beautiful countryside with Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes offering sailing and fishing. The area around is well known for its beauty and offers a variety of community pursuits within a drive. Indeed, riding, walking, fishing, sailing and dry skiing are just some of the activities available within a few miles.  

DIRECTIONS Travelling into East Harptree, head along the High Street and turn left at the top near the clock tower. Take the second turning on the right into Water Street and the lane for Potters Yard can be found shortly on the right hand side. 

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Stone featuring, benches to either side, flagstone floor. Entrance door to: 

STUNNING ENTRANCE HALL The staircase leads to the galleried landing and provides a wonder feeling of space with the high ceilings. Two arch style windows to front aspect replicate the front porch. Doors to all rooms, storage under stairs, deep skirting boards, flagstone floor. Double doors to: 

DRAWING ROOM French doors to front garden, rear window to rear aspect. Feature fireplace in bath stone with woodburning stove on flagstone hearth. Feature beams, deep skirting boards.  

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM Window to front aspect, arch style window to side, door to conservatory. Modern suite housing large Aga with tiled surround. Modern suite comprising rang of base units with granite worksurfaces over incorporating 1 1/4 stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Range of soft close drawers and cupboards, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer. Large walk in larder. Feature beams, secondary staircase to master suite. Tiled splashbacks, flagstone floor, deep skirting boards. Door to sitting room, utility areas and: 

ORANGERY Vaulted ceiling with attractive tall Windows, French doors to front and rear providing access to pool area. Stone wall, deep skirting boards, flagstone floor.  

SITTING ROOM French doors to rear garden, deep skirting boards, flagstone floor.  

REAR HALL Glazed door to outside pool area, skirting boards, flagstone floor. Door to utility room and: 

GARDENER'S LOO Window to side aspect. WC, wash hand basin, skirting boards, flagstone floor. Useful for gardeners or on those summer days, with close access to outside and with a further cloakroom in the entrance hall.  

UTILITY ROOM Window to rear aspect, range of base units with stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer. Shelved airing cupboard housing Megaflow cylinder. Electric fuse box, Glow worm boiler. Skirting boards, flagstone floor.  

CLOAKROOM Window to front of property, WC, wash hand basin with splashbacks and cupboard under. Skirting boards, flagstone floor.

Staircase with attractive arch style balustrades leads to the:
 

GALLERIED LANDING A wonderful feeling of space and grandeur with a large vaulted ceiling and feature beams. A lowered area provides a sitting area with window to front aspect and two windows to either side. Useful storage cupboard, doors to all rooms. Two radiators, deep skirting boards.  

MASTER SUITE Arrange into three areas, comprising: 

MASTER DRESSING ROOM Window to side aspect, feature fireplace (not in use). A range of fitted wardrobes, secondary staircase with arched style balustrades lead to the kitchen. Two radiators, deep skirting boards. Door to en suite, arched door to: 

MASTER BEDROOM Two widows to each side aspect, raised window to rear. French doors to Juliet balcony with attractive outlook. Vaulted ceiling with feature beams, two radiators, deep skirting boards.  

MASTER EN SUITE BATHROOM Window to rear of property, modern suite comprising tiled bath with central taps and shower attachment. Separate walk in shower cubicle with rain style shower over and secondary shower tap. WC, 'hovering' Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin and Villeroy & Boch WC. Spotlighting, heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor.  

BEDROOM TWO Dual aspect with window to front and side aspect, radiator, deep skirting boards. Door to: 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Window to front of property, suite comprising double sized shower cubicle with Mira shower, wash hand basin, WC. Heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor, skirting boards.  

BEDROOM THREE Dual aspect with window to rear and side aspect, fitted wardrobe, access to loft space. Radiator, deep skirting boards.  

BEDROOM FOUR Dual aspect with window to front and side aspect, fitted wardrobe. Radiator, deep skirting boards.  

FAMILY BATHROOM Window to rear of property, suite comprising tiled bath with shower attachment. Corner shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin. Spotlighting, heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor, skirting boards.  

OUTSIDE A five bar gate leads into the grounds via a tarmacced driveway. This late to the garage and provides off street parking and turning space. An attractive lawn area to the front with mature hedging and trees provides some privacy and there is a range of colourful flower and shrub borders. Steps with wrought iron balustrades lead down to the property with access of the pool area and front door.  

GARAGE Up and over door, pedestrian door. Door to: 

HOME OFFICE Window to front, cupboard housing electric fuse box. Feature beams, wall radiator, skirting boards.

An external staircase from the garage leads to the floor above. This room has a variety of potential uses, with two skylight windows and a window to one side. Fitted storage units with stainless steel sink over. Storage into eaves, tiled splashbacks, skirting boards.

A further five bar gate to the side leads to the orchard with two garage sized sheds to either side. A large level lawn with tall hedging and mature trees. There are some useful stone outbuildings to one side and there is a pathway which leads on into Middle Street and provides access to the village centre. An almost hidden gravelled area to the other side then leads to the pool area. Patio surrounds the outdoor pool, totally private and a real sun trap. There is a further patio area with a shed housing the controls for the pool. In addition there is a further hidden garden with greenhouse and finally the main garden is found to the rear of the property. Again, very private with tall hedging and trees. Mainly laid to lawn with a patio area and access back to the front.  

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07 June 2016

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9 South Parade Chew Magna Bristol Somerset, BS40 8SH

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9 South Parade Chew Magna Bristol Somerset, BS40 8SH

01275 600048 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Parson Street (9.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Debbie Fortune Estate Agents, Chew Magna

9 South Parade Chew Magna Bristol Somerset, BS40 8SH

01275 600048 Local call rate

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