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6 bedroom property for sale

Hinton Blewett, Somerset, BS39

£2,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Georgian house set in mature grounds
  • Excellent accommodation throughout
  • Four well proportioned reception rooms
  • Fantastic location with the property being in easy reach of Bath, Bristol & Wells
  • Impressive garaging for exceptional cars

Full description

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Drawing Room

Morning Room

Study

Dining Room

Kitchen  

Pastry Kitchen

Breakfast Room

Cellars


First Floor

Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-Suite Bathroom

Two further Bedrooms

Two  Family Bathrooms

Large Dressing Room/Playroom


Second Floor

Fourth Bedroom

Bathroom


Third Floor

Two Further Bedrooms

Bathroom


Grounds and Additional Outbuildings

Exceptional heated garaging with electric security doors able to store up to 10 cars

Sits central within its grounds with beautiful well-tended lawned gardens

Far reaching rural views


The House

The Old Rectory is an extremely attractive, classical Georgian House approached by way of a gated driveway which leads to a gravel parking area in front of the property.

The house is Grade II listed and well positioned within the village, it benefits from great privacy from the enclosed gardens and high hedges surrounding the house. The Old Rectory is a grand house on a manageable scale, within a layout that lends itself perfectly to a modern family home.

The impressive entrance hall displays the grand Georgian elements of the house, with a flagstone floor and galleried staircase leading to the first floor. The principal reception rooms are accessed from the hall, including a superb formal drawing room with a marble surround fireplace and vast sash windows looking out over the gardens.

The older part of the house contains the panelled dining room, as well as a fantastically designed Smallbone kitchen with granite work surfaces and four oven AGA set into an inglenook fireplace with its original bread oven. There is an additional pastry kitchen next to the main kitchen, this is also extremely well designed by Smallbone, with a central island and preparation areas.

The breakfast room has a doorway leading out to a sheltered court yard area for outdoor entertaining and the rear hall gives access to the cellars.

The impressive Georgian proportions continue to the first floor, most notably in the master bedroom suite which features a dressing room and en suite bathroom as well as a floor to ceiling sash window giving far reaching views over the surrounding stunning Somerset countryside. There are a further two bedrooms and two bathrooms on this floor and a large dressing room/playroom at one end. The second floor has a fourth bedroom and bathroom, and there are another two bedrooms and a bathroom on the third floor. 

Outside

The Old Rectory is approached via a long gated, gravelled driveway. The house is surrounded by enclosed gardens, mostly consisting of large areas of lawn and a mixture of specimen trees and shrubs. The gardens are a wonderful area for children as they are fully enclosed and give the house a true sense of seclusion whilst being in the centre of the village.

Situation

The Old Rectory is situated in the middle of the sought after village of Hinton Blewett, placed evenly between Bath and Bristol.

The property is surrounded by private gardens and the elevated position of the house allows for superb views over the Mendip Hills. Hinton Blewett is a stunning Somerset village with an active community, a wonderful church and a well-regarded public house ‘The Ring O’ Bells’. 

Bristol and Bath are both about 13 miles from The Old Rectory and offer extensive shopping and recreational facilities. Road connections are good, with access to the M4 motorway. Regular train services to London Paddington can be found from both Bristol Temple Meads (from 104 minutes) and Bath Spa (from 84 minutes). Bristol Airport is less than 10 miles away and offers flights to various international destinations.

There are a number of golf courses nearby including Farrington Park and Fosseway Golf Club. There is national hunt racing at Bath racecourse, and hunting with the Mendip Farmers as well as fishing and sailing on the Chew Valley Lake. Bath and Bristol provide a range of sporting activities including cricket and rugby, and Castle Combe circuit is about 28 miles to the north east.


Education

There is a wide range of good educational establishments at all levels in the local area from the public and private sectors. 

Directions

From Bristol, take the A37 southbound and continue for about 9 miles. At Clutton, turn right after The Warwick Arms, onto Stowey Road and continue for about a mile. Turn left at the crossroads and you will come into Hinton Blewett. Pass the Ring O’Bells pub on your right hand side, driving on Upper Road. The gates for The Old Rectory will be straight ahead.


From Bath, take the A36, Bristol Road westbound. After about 2.5 miles, take the second exit at the roundabout onto the A39 towards Marksbury. At Marksbury, turn right onto the A368 and continue to the end of the road. Turn left onto the A37 towards Clutton and follow the directions above.

General Information

Tenure – Freehold

Services –. Mains electricity. Mains gas. Mains water. Mains drainage. Gas central heating.

Local Authority and Council Tax - Bath & North East Somerset Council Telephone 01225 477777. Council Tax Band H

Postcode –  BS39 5AN


Viewings - 

Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Agents, Killens 01749 671172


Fixtures and Fittings -

All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale although may be available by separate negotiation

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Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2016

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