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4 bedroom property for sale

West Harptree, Near Bristol, BS40

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well presented pretty period cottage
  • Wonderfully light rooms with charming character
  • Wonderful south facing rear garden
  • Situated in the thriving village of West Harptree

Full description

·Entrance hall


·Kitchen Breakfast Room 

·Dining Room/Fourth Bedroom


·Three Bedrooms

·Family Bathroom

·Private Garden



Crown Cottage is a charming three/four bedroom cottage situated in the heart of the poplar village of West Harptree. The Cottage is well presented and has been well maintained by the current owner over recent years. The accommodation is light with well-proportioned rooms which have been tastefully decorated.

On the ground floor there is an entrance hall which opens in to a reception room which has a wonderful flag stone floor, this room is current used a study. The sitting is a cosy room which faces south and enjoys an inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove and oak flooring. The kitchen is situated at the rear of the cottage which has a stable door opening out to the garden. The kitchen is well equipped and has plenty of room for a kitchen table. Beyond the kitchen is the lovely light sunny dining room which overlooks the attractive garden. The dining room has also been used as a fourth bedroom. Completing the ground floor is a cloakroom. The property has scope to extend subject to planning permission.

Upstairs you will find the master bedroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside the rear garden is private and south facing. The garden has been well landscaped and enjoys lovely BBQ seating areas, a well productive kitchen garden, a good size lawn and many mature plants, trees and shrubs. There is an attractive summerhouse and two garden sheds.


Crown Cottage is situated in the centre of the popular and charming village of West Harptree which is on the northern edge of the Mendip Hills and close to the Chew Valley. Within the village there is a strong community. There is a well-known village shop bakery and Post Office, a church, village hall, two public houses, a dentist, doctor’s surgery and beauticians.

The Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes are close by, notable for their fishing, birdlife, sailing and nature study amenities. The Mendip hills, well known for their limestone features, provide a wide range of informal leisure opportunities.

The property is ideally located for those commuting to Bristol, Bath and many local market towns. The regional centre of Bristol is 12 miles to the north whilst the Heritage City of Bath is 14 miles to the north east. The Cathedral City of Wells offers further facilities, including a popular twice weekly farmers market, and is 7 miles to the south.

High speed rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol and Bath whilst Bristol International Airport is 20 minutes (11 miles) away.




The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion



Council Tax – Band D



Mains water, mains drainage, gas and electricity. Gas fired central heating



All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation



Mendip District Council - 0300 303 8588



BS40 6HA



Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens

Telephone 01749 671172



Rated D. View at



On entering the village of West Harptree Crown Cottage can be found opposite the village shop and post office. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 September 2016


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