4 bedroom detached house for sale

Stowey, BS39

£615,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character / period features
  • Detached 4 bed family home
  • Stunning Kitchen / Diner
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Study & Utility
  • Family Bathroom with Master en-suite
  • Good road links Bristol / Bath / Mendips
  • Excellent schools catchment
  • Rural Location
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Boasting immense character and charm is this 4 bed detached stone cottage in the pretty hamlet of Stowey. Sympathetically restored by its current owners, who have a real eye when it comes to the details; they really know how to make the most of the property's character and have retained and enhanced the period features without compromising the appeal this cottage; the overall effect is one of period charm meets contemporary living. Finished to an exceptionally high standard this cottage is sure to suit buyers who have an appreciation for traditional and period homes but with modern finishes.

The accommodation briefly comprises:

Recessed stone entrance porch with wooden latched door leading to:
Hallway with stairs to first floor and doors to all principal downstairs rooms.

Reception One: 3.88m max x 3.47m
Situated to the front of the property with period feature fireplace, ceiling beam, triple panelled double glazed latched windows to front and double glazed window to side aspect. Door to kitchen.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room: 5.36m x 3.66m
A fantastic bespoke made to measure kitchen has ample storage units with soft closures. Integrated appliances, 5 ring gas range hob and dual electric oven set in a recess with original beam, composite stone work tops, central work island / breakfast bar, inset sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, dual aspect windows to side and rear, ceiling spot lights, dining area and door to side aspect.

Inner hallway leading to:

Utility:
Small utility room with stainless steel sink and drainer unit and under counter space for washing machine.

Downstairs cloakroom:
Modern contemporary white low level WC and sink unit with mixer tap, window to side aspect with obscure glazing.

Reception Two: 3.9m x 3.61m
Situated to the front of the property this room is packed with character in the form of original ceiling beam, the old kitchen range and a wall safe!

Study / Office: 2.38m max x 1.45m
Window to side aspect.

First Floor:
Central landing with doors to all principal rooms.

Master Bedroom: 3.65m x 2.95m
Situated to the front of the property with dual aspect; low set triple panel window with window seat to front and double panel window to side, door to en-suite.

En-suite: 2.65m x 2.70m into recess
Modern suite comprising corner shower unit with dual head mixer and drench head, low level wc and wash hand basin, fully tiled floor, low recessed window with obscure glazing to front aspect.

Bedroom 2: 3.65m x 3.91m into recess
Double room with triple panel window to front aspect, radiator.

Family Bathroom:
Contemporary suite comprises stunning dual-ended free-standing bath with swan neck mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit, low level WC, fully tiled floor and low set recessed window with obscured glazing.

Bedroom 3: 3.98m x 1.59m
Single room, radiator and window to side aspect

Bedroom 4: 2.41m x 1.93m
Single room, radiator and deep-set window to side aspect.

Outside:
Externally this property is just as lovely; to the front is a gravelled area with short path leading to the stunning green oak open porch and front door. To the side aspect is the tarmacked driveway with parking for several vehicles and access to the single garage with up and over door and housing the new gas combi boiler. The rear garden is south westerly facing and laid predominantly to lawn and wraps around to the side of the property which faces south east. Stone steps lead up onto the lawn, which backs onto fields, and the useful stone storage outbuilding in the garden.

The location of the property is perfect for buyers looking for a peaceful setting within easy reach of Bristol, Bath and the Mendips.


Services:
Mains electricity, services, LPG tank. All windows are double glazed wood effect with period look latches in keeping with the property.

Local Area Information:
The hamlet of Stowey lies on the edge of Bishop Sutton and comprises of attractive stone built cottages adjoining 'The Street'. The pretty church of St Nicholas and St Mary is a Church of England parish church and dates back to the 15th century.

A small Spar shop, post office and local primary school are located in the village of Bishop Sutton, less than a mile from Stowey. This village also has a local pub, which serves food, Sutton Spice Indian restaurant and the local tennis club. New Manor Farm Shop is located just outside of Bishop Sutton on the road towards West Harptree and is approximately 2 miles from Stowey. There is a butchers and tea room which offers light lunches, afternoon tea with an excellent range of homemade cakes and Sunday roasts. For a larger food shop there is a co-op in Chew Magna, approximately 3 miles, or Tesco's in Midsomer Norton is 6 miles from the hamlet.

Stowey is perfectly placed for commuting to both Bristol and Bath, whilst long distance travelling benefits from Bristol International Airport approximately 7 miles away. There are mainline railway stations at Bath, Bristol and Weston-super-Mare with motorway access for the M5 at Clevedon (M5 junction 20), Weston-super-Mare (M5 junction 21) and Highbridge (M5 junction 22), allowing easy access to the M4 at Almondsbury.

The wider Chew Valley and surrounding areas are well known for offering an excellent variety of sporting and leisure activities and is a popular area for mountain biking; hiking/rambling; caving/rock climbing; fishing; bird watching and sailing. Chew Valley Lake, an important site for wildlife and wild fowl, has been dedicated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Protection Area. The Salt n Malt fish cafe, tearoom & takeaway at the picnic site, which is owned and run by Josh and Holly Eggleton of the Michelin stared local pub The Pony & Trap, is situated in an idyllic spot on the edge of Chew Valley Lake. Neighbouring Blagdon Lake also offers fishing and has a Victorian pumping station and Visitor Centre which includes science and environment exhibits and hands-on displays. There are leisure and sport centres at Chew Stoke, Winford, Midsomer Norton and Farrington Gurney.

For those who prefer something slightly less energetic the cities of Bristol and Bath offer an excellent selection of shops ranging from high street chains to more bespoke designer outlets for that little bit of retail therapy. If you are in the Roman City of Bath and fancy a different kind of therapy after a hard day's shopping, then a trip to the Thermae Bath Spa is a must for a pamper session and cup of tea!



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17 August 2017

Nearest station

  • Keynsham (6.7 mi)
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  • Keynsham (6.7 mi)
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