5 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Lane, Badgworth
- Stunning detached home in village spot
- Living room, dining room, ‘atrium’ style sun room
- Luxury fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
- Five bedrooms, bathroom, en suite, shower room, WC
- Double garage, oak framed carport and off street parking
- Beautiful gardens incorporating level lawn and terraces
- Central heating and some air conditioning
- Real ‘Grand Design’ that must be seen internally!
- Offered with no onward chain
DESCRIPTION Situated in a tucked away leafy lane in Badgworth with a real feeling of privacy and exclusivity 'Meadow Head' is a highly deceptive and substantially extended luxury five bedroom detached home with huge versatility and charm. It is really not an overstatement when describing Meadow Head as a 'Grand Design' as the property bears very little resemblance to the property our vendors bought 18 years ago. Indeed, it has been hugely remodelled over the years and now offers well over 2,000 sq ft of luxuriously appointed accommodation, which has really taken it to the next level, both aesthetically and practically.
This living space is flowing and spacious with a well balanced ratio of bedrooms to reception rooms, and a design led symbiotic focus on the beguiling outside space.
A feature entrance door opens into a versatile entrance sun room with 'atrium' style double glazed vaulted roofing and virtually wall spanning bi-fold style doors which open on to a private paved and decked terrace. Off this space is a bedroom, WC and shower room, totally separate from the main bedroom area which could quite easily be used as a fantastic private guest suite, teenage pad, dual occupation living area and Air BnB opportunity.The sun room flows through to a wonderfully appointed kitchen with granite work-surfaces and integral appliances, and there is a good sized and practical utility room. The kitchen leads to the beautiful dining room with vaulted ceiling and skylight windows and this opens into a fantastic 26' living room with wood burning stove. These represent two fantastic entertaining and living spaces, big enough for the largest of families to enjoy and both with a real 'Wow' factor. The main bedroom area comprises four double rooms including a master bedroom with en suite and an extended fourth bedroom with large dressing area (currently used as a study). The picture is completed by a luxurious family bathroom with feature luxury style bath and separate shower room WC area.
The attention to details in Meadow Head is typified by the climate control system which comprises oil fired central heating, double glazing and air conditioning units, and we are informed that the property has been cavity wall insulated, all serving to keep the energy efficiency of a good level.
The property has gated off street parking on a tarmac drive for numerous vehicles which leads to an attractive oak built car port and a sizeable detached double garage. To one side of the property is the aforementioned paved and decked terrace area, the perfect space for a morning coffee with a newspaper. To the other side is a further paved terrace with space for a table and chairs and access to the beautiful, private and sizeable rear garden, which is mostly laid to lawn with mature fruit trees, hedged surround and raised decked terrace for outside entertaining. Indeed, this quality of finish both externally and internally is of the highest order, with ease of maintenance, luxury and liveability the overriding focus.
Set in the popular village of Badgworth with its fantastic feeling of community, the property, for lovers of walking or equestrian pursuits, is surrounded by some of the most beautiful and varied countryside anyone could wish to find. Coupled with this you are still well positioned for quality local schools, transport routes in the shape of convenient access to Bristol, Bath, Wells, Weston-super-Mare and the M5 motorway, and associated shops and amenities. This really represents a rural feel with no isolation, which is the beauty of the village and the 'piece de resistance' when it comes to Meadow Head.
Indeed, we would suggest an early internal viewing of this highly deceptive luxury home as an external viewing just cannot do it justice. EPC rating D.
Our vendor says ... We bought Meadow Head for the village life, the school catchment area, the proximity to the M5, Bristol and Bristol Airport, and the good rail link to London. It really is a wonderfully peaceful and private village spot with a lovely community and we've put a lot into it. We particularly like the size of living space we've created with a real flow, coupled with a focus on ease of maintenance and low running costs. The contemporary features and benefits, the private gardens and the quietness all add up to a beautiful family living space in our view, and we will be very sad to leave.
We have noticed ... Everywhere one looks in Meadow Head the focus has been on quality of finish and attention to detail. The owners have obviously done it for themselves, as it really is a most impressive versatile living space. The ratio between the substantial inside space and those beautiful gardens is very good... And we love the quiet and private spot. For a family or even someone perhaps wanting a luxurious and sizeable downsize property, there really aren't too many downsides, but trust us, an outside look will not do it justice... An internal viewing is essential!
SITUATION Badgworth is a hamlet situated off the A38, near the beautiful medieval town of Axbridge, which is a popular, small residential town situated on the southern lower slopes of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Further shopping facilities and banks are available in Cheddar and Winscombe, both within convenient driving distance. Bristol and Bath provide a good range of cultural activities and are within driving distance for days or evenings out. The nearest primary school is Weare First School, in Upper Weare. Hugh Sexey is the Middle School, in Blackford and Kings of Wessex is the Senior School, in Cheddar. Independent schools in the area include Sidcot, outside Winscombe, Wells Cathedral School, in Wells and Millfield, in Street. The general area provides good walking and riding country, sailing on Axbridge Reservoir, golf courses and a dry ski slope in Churchill near Winscombe. The nearest access to the M5 is at the Edithmead junction, outside Burnham-on-Sea. The A38 is conveniently close for commuting to Bristol, or branching off to go to Bath on the A368.
DIRECTIONS Travelling from the Bristol direction on the A38, continue down the hill past the turn off to Cross for about a mile continuing into Lower Weare. Go past the turn off to your left to Stone Allerton and take the next left hand turn signposted to Badgworth. Continue straight on and take the first left hand turn signposted Church Lane. Continue down the lane past the church and the property can be found on your right hand side just before you get to the triangle.
PROPERTY DETAILS Solid oak entrance door to:
ATRIUM STYLE SUN ROOM 9' 10" x 14' 09" (3m x 4.5m) Feature virtually wall spanning bi-fold doors to side terrace, Atrium style vaulted double glazed roofing, tiled flooring, feature radiator, burglar alarm control point, access to kitchen. Door to: utility room, WC, shower room and bedroom.
BEDROOM TWO 16' 09" x 10' 11" (5.11m x 3.33m) Two upvc double glazed windows to front aspect, upvc double glazed panel to side aspect, cupboard housing electric fuse box and meter point, air conditioning unit, coved ceiling, telephone point, TV point, radiator.
WC 4' 06" x 3' 08" (1.37m x 1.12m) Low level WC with concealed cistern, inset wash hand basin with mixer tap and under sink cupboards, tiled flooring, ladder style radiator. Access to loft.
SHOWER ROOM 5' 03" x 3' 11" (1.6m x 1.19m) Double size shower cubicle with rain style stainless steel shower, floor to ceiling tiling, extractor fan, light tube, stainless steel ladder style radiator.
UTILITY ROOM 6' 07" x 5' 02" (2.01m x 1.57m) Base level oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, burglar alarm control point, central heating control box, wall mounted units.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 01" x 12' 09" (5.82m x 3.89m) Upvc double glazed window to side aspect, luxury solid oak range of base and eye level units with granite work surfaces and splashbacks, further tiled splashbacks, under unit lighting, soft close drawers, kick board lighting, integral sink with extendable mixer tap, 4-ring induction hob with extractor hood over, electric double oven, integral dishwasher, space for 'American' style fridge/freezer, tiled flooring, coved ceiling, feature radiator. Door to inner hall and access to:
DINING ROOM 15' 11" x 13' 07" (4.85m x 4.14m) Upvc double glazed double doors to rear aspect, dual aspect skylight style window, solid wood flooring, two radiators. Open access to:
LIVING ROOM 26' 06" x 12' 09" (8.08m x 3.89m) Upvc double glazed panel to side aspect, upvc double glazed double doors to rear decked terrace, feature fireplace with brick surround, oak lintel and tiled hearth housing wood burning stove, TV point, coved ceiling, two radiators.
Double doors to:
INNER HALL 30' 07" x 2' 08" (9.32m x 0.81m) Wood flooring, storage cupboard, access to loft, coved ceiling, radiator. Doors to:
BEDROOM THREE 11' 10" x 13' (3.61m x 3.96m) Upvc double glazed double doors to rear terrace, wood flooring, coved ceiling, air conditioning unit, radiator.
BEDROOM FIVE 10' 11" x 9' 09" (3.33m x 2.97m) Upvc double glazed window to side aspect, air conditioning unit, coved ceiling, light tube, radiator. Door to 'Jack and Jill' style bathroom.
'JACK AND JILL' STYLE BATHROOM 6' 09" x 9' 08" (2.06m x 2.95m) Upvc double glazed window to side aspect, oval shaped feature luxury style bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled flooring, tiled surround, coved ceiling, stainless steel ladder style radiator. Open access to:
SHOWER ROOM WC AREA 9' 08" x 3' 05" (2.95m x 1.04m) Upvc double glazed window to side aspect, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, shower cubicle housing stainless steel shower fittings, tiled surround, tiled flooring, coved ceiling, stainless steel ladder style radiator.
BEDROOM ONE 12' 04" x 13' 05" (3.76m x 4.09m) Upvc double glazed bi-fold style doors to side aspect, burglar alarm control point, underfloor heating control point, air conditioning unit, coved ceiling, underfloor heating. Door to:
EN SUITE WC SHOWER ROOM 7' 09" x 3' 10" (2.36m x 1.17m) Obscure upvc double glazed window to side aspect, low level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with mixer tap, wet room rain style shower with separate shower attachment, floor to ceiling tiling, underfloor heating, ladder style radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR (CURRENTLY USED AS STUDY AND DRESSING AREA) 19' 05" at widest point x 11' 02" (5.92m x 3.4m) narrowing to 8' 06" (2.59m) Dual aspect double glazed skylight style window, light tube, part laminate style flooring, radiator.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a walled and five bar gated entrance way that leads to a large tarmac parking and turning area. This leads to a carport (14'06 x 8'11) which is of green oak construction with a shingle roof and a:
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 19' 01" x 13' 06" (5.82m x 4.11m) This is a large garage with a built in heavy duty loft designed for storage ( most garages do not have this). It also has a mezzanine storage area and full power .
There is small bed to the frontage with a path to the front door. To the side of the property accessible via the sun room bi-fold doors is a beautiful private paved terrace opening into a large decked area with awning, the perfect sunny spot for a morning coffee. To the other side of the property beyond the carport is a gravelled and paved seating area by the second bi-fold doors to the main bedroom. A path leads to the side of the property past the oil tank and air-conditioning units to the rear garden.
The rear garden is sizeable and private and beautifully laid to lawn with mature hedged surround. The perfect level and secure space for the kids to have a kick-around with a mature Victoria plum tree and summer house. Steps lead up to a sizeable decked terrace with access from two sets of patio doors from the living room and rear double bedroom. This has a balustrade surround and two awnings, a wonderful barbecue spot and like the rest of the gardens a wonderful complementary external space to the impressive internal living areas.
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