6 bedroom detached house for saleCadbury Camp Lane, Clapton In Gordano, North Somerset, BS20
- 9685 sq ft
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 3 Reception rooms
- Twin studies
- Leisure complex
- Garden room
- Snooker room
- Opulent master bedroom
- 5 further bedrooms
- Galleried entrance hall
Bridleways is situated at the pinacle of one of North Somerset's most prized roads and enjoys an open canopy, rarely seen in this location. Cadbury Camp Lane is a private lane of largely detached bespoke properties on the cusp of Bristol. Bridleways itself was constructed some 15 years ago. It offers an exceptionally generous footprint of over about 9685 sq ft, predominantly laid over three floors. Its unique shape makes the most of the open and light feel this house has and enjoys many triple aspect and double height rooms throughout. It is an exceptional entertaining house and boasts an entire leisure floor, a generous kitchen/breakfast and sitting room as well as opulent bedrooms and bathroom setups.
The Portico entrance leads via a substantial double door onto the spectacular, double height hall, complete with central atrium staircase and galleried landing. The flagstone floors, and baronial fireplaces add to the atmospheric feel of this impressive grand hall. Whilst the house is of a generous size, it does offer a number of intimate spaces making an adaptable family house for different age groups and sizes. The main drawing room which was extended and renovated since the original construction is a typical example of the space and light throughout. It is a triple aspect room with five sets of floor to ceiling windows and numerous further glazed sections allowing an excellent aspect over the landscaped gardens and making the most of the day round sunshine. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of solid wood units complimented with granite top and complete with a four oven Aga as well as summer cooking facilities and a range of integrated appliances all by Bosch. Again a triple aspect room with excellent connections to the outside patios via numerous double opening doors, it enjoys a southerly aspect with the pleather or windows maximising the light and views. The kitchen also has a staircase down to the lower floor making convenient access to the utility room and leisure facilities. Whilst there is ample space for a large dining room table and chairs there is also an adjacent dining room and secondary hall for over flowing parties.. The leisure complex has three independent zones with a beautiful indoor heating swimming pool complete with sunken Jacuzzi, luxury showers and sauna, as well as a number of areas surrounding the pool for tables/chairs and sun loungers. The leisure floor is at ground level and again has numerous floor to ceiling doors and windows flooding this space in light throughout the day and provides excellent access to the rear patio allowing the party to continue to the outside. Further rooms include a Snooker room, Party room with dance floor, bar and utility room.
The generous proportions and uniqueness continues to the first floor. The master suite occupies an entire wing of the property allowing for the 42ft bedroom to take centre stage. This triple aspect room again has south facing orientation enjoying sunlight throughout the day as well as an integrated dressing room, en-suite and further galleried bathroom creating a superbly atmospheric space, which leads to a roof garden with excellent views across the Gordano valley and the Severn estuary. The four further bedrooms to this floor have en-suite bathrooms and 2 have dressing rooms, unique characters and views. The second floor of the property has the remaining sixth bedroom but could be utilised for an office.
Garage workshop complex with three car garaging, carport and stabling * A further detached building with two generous garages and with Gymnasium with kitchen, store room and shower room above (this could be independent living accommodation subject to planning permission) complete with a private decked patio.
In/out gated drive with generous parking areas * Open canopied plot of about 3.8 acres * A highlight for the property is the current wild fowl nature reserve, complete with bespoke interlinking ponds, waterfalls and fenced areas for various exotic animals and birds * Small coppice of woodland* Various multi level patio areas * Sundeck
Situated towards the end of the much sought after Cadbury Camp Lane, this private road has a number of bespoke houses on good size plots and is a private road maintained by the residents. It has gated access and security cameras adding to the security. It is popular with families looking for the country lifestyle but yet wanting to be with striking distance of Bristol, which is about 8 miles away. It also allows great motorway access joining at J19 of the M5. Schooling is also first class with many families utilising the local independent 'Downs School' or the many schools in Bristol or the local area.
Bristol International Airport - about 8 miles
Bristol Temple Meads (trains to London in 90 minutes) - about 10.5 miles
(All times and distances are approximate)
The house is beholden only to its exceptional ground which are totally private with an open canopied and total about 3.8 acres. The mature grounds wrap around the house and have a number of distinct areas from which to enjoy the sun, views and garden interest.
The numerous outbuildings are well spaced from the main house and offer the potential for independent living above the recently constructed detached garage complex. There are two independent driveways linking to create an in/out style drive. The original garaging housing a triple garage block with former stabling and this would be an obvious choice for further accommodation subject to planning permission. The current owners have created a substantial wildlife sanctuary which they have enjoyed for many years. Two interlinked lakes with islands, waterfalls and an abundance of wildlife create a calming focal point with excellent detail and interest. The grounds could easily changed to create a more open garden and incorporate facilities for those looking for equestrian or other types of animal welfare. There are extensive lawns as well as a plethora of mature trees, well stocked herbaceous flower beds and points of interest throughout the garden including an oriental section with a gazebo, slate garden and patios. The rear, multi level patio, with access from the kitchen is the ideal entertaining area and takes in the whole garden
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