3 bedroom cottage for saleHigh Street, Oldland Common, Bristol
Guide Price £399,950
A unique opportunity. An end of terrace Victorian cottage with a large detached stone barn extending to nearly 2000 sq ft presently used as a workshop and garaging. The barn is ideal for a range of uses subject to consent.
* Cottage with spacious accommodation arranged over 3 floors * positioned bordering school playing fields * entrance hall * lounge/dining room * kitchen/breakfast room * utility room & cloak/wc * 3 double bedrooms * large bathroom * walled front garden * ample driveway parking & rear garden * large detached stone barn*
DIRECTIONS: Travelling through Oldland Common from the direction of Bitton, the property will be found on the High Street just before the playing field for Sir Bernard Lovell School recognised by the for sale board.
The property comprises an appealing end of terrace Victorian cottage which offers spacious accommodation arranged over three floors in an attractive position bordering school playing fields. The accommodation is very comfortable featuring a considerable amount of exposed wood giving a pleasant character feel. On the ground floor there is a large lounge/dining room with an open fire in the lounge area while the kitchen/breakfast room has a range of bespoke units and a solid fuel Stanley stove for cooking and central heating. Accessed from the breakfast area there is a utility room with a cloak/wc. On the first floor there are two generously proportioned double bedrooms and a large bathroom while the attic has been converted to provide a generous master bedroom on the top floor with velux windows to front and rear with that to the rear enjoying attractive views across the surrounding area.
On the outside there is a walled garden to the front of the cottage and a gated driveway to the side providing ample off road parking for a number of vehicles and leading to the rear of the property there is a further area of garden with a block paved patio, lawn, a log store and bbq. At the far end of the plot there is a very large detached stone building which used to be a former engine shed associated with the nearby Dramway. The building has been restored by the current owner and provides a large garage and workshop on the ground floor with a first floor providing ample space for storage and hobbies. The barn would suit any car enthusiast, self employed person or someone wishing to create a substantial annexe to the existing property. There is potential for a wealth of alternative uses subject to obtaining any necessary consents.
Oldland Common is a popular village in South Gloucestershire on the edge of East Bristol adjacent to open countryside with a good range of local amenities including post office and general stores, mini market, pharmacy, hairdressers, vets practice, doctors and dental surgeries, takeaways and a public house. There are a wider range of facilities are available at nearby Longwell Green and Keynsham station is within easy reach. The village is highly accessible for commuters to Bristol and Bath and the M4 is easily accessible at junction 18 Tormarton.
In fuller detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
Panelled entrance door with leaded coloured light and top panel leading to
LOBBY: Glazed inner door to
HALLWAY: Staircase rising to first floor with turned spindle balustrading and cupboard beneath. Radiator.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM: 7.78m x 3.87m (25' 6" x 12' 8") reducing to 3.34m (10' 11")
LOUNGE AREA: With maple flooring, double glazed window to front aspect, radiator and feature fireplace with open grate.
DINING AREA: With maple flooring, leaded glazed window to kitchen, radiator.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 5.18m x 3.09m (17' x 10' 1")
KITCHEN AREA: Double glazed window to side aspect. Fitted with a range of bespoke wooden units with matching work surfaces, inset one and a quarter bowl sink unit with mixer tap, double glazed velux style window. Stanley solid fuel range for cooking, central heating and hot water set in recess. Wood flooring, stable door to outside.
BREAKFAST AREA: Wood flooring, door to
UTILITY ROOM: 1.85m x 1.47m (6' x 4' 9") Tiled floor, double glazed velux style window, plumbing for automatic washing machine.
CLOAK/WC: Double glazed window, tiled floor, low level wc, belfast sink, heated towel rail.
LANDING: Understairs cupboard, staircase rising to second floor.
BEDROOM: 4.85m x 3.68m (15' 10" x 12') (max) reducing to 2.52m (8' 3") Two double glazed windows to front aspect, radiator. Built in wardrobe and top boxes (included in measurements) Stripped pine door.
BEDROOM TWO: 3.93m x 3.30m (12' 10" x 10' 9") Double glazed window to rear aspect with pleasant outlook. Radiator, stripped pine door, airing cupboard with fitted shelving and hot water cylinder.
LARGE BATHROOM: 3.10m x 2.29m (10' 2" x 7' 6") Double glazed window to side aspect, wood flooring, heated towel rail and radiator. Modern suite in white with chrome finished fittings comprising large bath with mixer tap, shower screen and independent over bath shower, bidet, low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back.
Formed from a long standing attic conversion.
BEDROOM THREE: 5.12m x 4.09m (16' 9" x 13' 5") Sloping roof line and double glazed velux style windows to front and rear aspects with that to the rear enjoying a pleasant outlook across the surrounding area. Maple wood flooring, exposed beams, radiator, access to under eaves storage. Built in drawer storage and dressing table (included in measurements).
To the FRONT of the property there is an attractive walled garden laid to lawn with shrubs and bushes. A gated side access provides the approach to the DRIVEWAY with provides ample off road parking for numerous vehicles and provides the approach to the REAR GARDEN comprises a paved patio and lawn with raised shrub borders, a log store and brick built bbq to one side.
There is a right of way through the garden in favour of the neighbouring cottage.
At the far end of the plot there is a LARGE DETACHED STONE BARN potential for a variety of uses. At present it comprises
GROUND FLOOR: 16.4 x 5.60m (53' 9" x 18' 4") Approached through double doors with a separate personal door. The ground floor has three phase electricity, three barred windows, ample lighting and power points, solid fuel stove and access to a wine cellar and basement area.
An impressive metal staircase rises to the
FIRST FLOOR: A large open space 16.4m x 5.60m (53' 9" x 18' 4") with three windows, double doors to the front and a wooden floor. There are two radiators fed from the solid fuel stove on the ground floor.
In total the barn extends to approximately 1977 sq ft.
NB: A small area of land from the side of the barn is leased from South Gloucestershire Council.
Council Tax: According to the Valuation Office Agency website, cti.voa.gov.uk the present Council Tax Band for the property is C. Please note that change of ownership is a ‘relevant transaction’ that can lead to the review of the existing council tax banding assessment.
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