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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Fox Lane, Sidcot, WINSCOMBE

Removed £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Energy Rating: G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set in Approx 1 Acre Gardens
Individual Detached Residence
Sought After Location
Pleasant Rural Views
Requires Modernisation
3/4 Double Bedrooms
2/3 Reception Rooms
Extensive Parking
Viewing Essential

A rare opportunity to purchase this individual detached house set in approximately 1 acre of gardens. The property is approached via a sweeping driveway and is surrounded by lawned gardens with views of the surrounding area including the Mendip Hills. We understand the property was built in 1919 and has been in the same family since 1953. It retains several original features including: Butlers Bell system serving all main rooms, fireplaces in all main rooms, wood flooring and a pantry. The property requires modernisation and could be extended (subject to the necessary consents) to make an exceptional family home. The accommodation currently comprises: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Sitting Room/Bedroom 4, Breakfast Room, Kitchen with walk in pantry. First Floor Landing with 3 further double bedrooms, bathroom and separate W.C. The extensive gardens are a particular feature of this property and will clearly appeal to those with a keen gardening interest. Farrons highly recommend viewing this property to appreciate the full potential it offers.

Situated down a private driveway serving just four properties in a sought after location on the edge of Winscombe. The village offers a range of facilities and amenities including: Newsagents, Supermarket, Bakers, Butchers, High Street Bank, Library, Public House/Restaurant, Hairdressers, Beauty Salons, Florists, Churches, Doctors, Dentist and Veterinary Surgery's, Take Away's, Chemist and Bowls Club. For those with hobbies and interests, there are many clubs and organisations running in the village from Ramblers Club to Painting Classes. The village also has a Primary School, and Sports Club. Winscombe is close to the Mendip Hills and is surrounded by beautiful countryside, designated an area of outstanding natural beauty providing excellent riding and walking opportunities. There are several lakes located within the area which cater for sailing and fishing enthusiasts and there is a Dry Ski Slope and Equestrian Centre in Churchill. The popular Churchill Academy with Sixth Form Centre is within 3 miles which also benefits from a Sports Centre and Swimming Pool. There are a number of private schools available in the area including: Sidcot School which is just a 5 minute drive away, Bristol, Bath and Wells. Winscombe is ideally situated for the commuter and is convenient to Bristol, Bath Wells and the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare. The village is well served by a local bus service and there are mainline railway connections at Weston-super-Mare, Yatton and Backwell providing access to Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington and other major towns and cities. Access to the M5 Motorway network is available at junction 20 Clevedon, 21 St Georges and 22 Edithmead and Bristol International Airport is within a short drive.

From our office in the centre of Winscombe proceed up Woodborough Road and follow the road to the left onto Sidcot Lane. Turn right at the traffic lights onto the A38 (Bridgwater Road) and then after approx 300yds turn 1st right onto Fox Lane. Follow the lane and 'Vardells' is the third property on the right.

Covered entrance area with outside light, tiled flooring, wood panelled entrance door with glass inserts leading to:

Entrance Hall:
Stairs rising to first floor, walk in understairs cupboard with light, night storage heater.

Living Room:
5.54m (18ft 2in) x 4.93m (16ft 2in) into bay
Bay window to front with tiled sill, glass panelled double doors to side patio and garden, fireplace with tiled surround and hearth and wooden mantle over, wood flooring, two night storage heaters, picture rail, telephone point. Butler's bell

Living Room.
Living Room..
Sitting Room/Bedroom 4:
4.01m (13ft 2in) x 3.1m (10ft 2in)
Window to side with tiled sill, inset fire with tiled surround and hearth and wooden mantle over, picture rail,night storage heater. Butler's bell

Breakfast Room:
4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.25m (10ft 8in)
Windows to the side and front, original kitchen dresser with cupboards and shelving, walk in cupboard, inset fireplace with brick surround and tiled hearth, night storage heater, cupboard housing electric meters including economy 7 and consumer unit. Wall mounted Butler's Bell Box.

Breakfast Room.
Breakfast Room..
2.84m (9ft 4in) x 2.24m (7ft 4in)
Window to side, door to rear, range of base units with inset sink, space for cooker, walk in larder with shelving and window to rear.

Rear Entrance:
Covered area with bin store/storage area.

First Floor Landing:
Half landing with window to rear overlooking Sidcot Sports Field. Main landing: Access to roof void, corner cupboard housing hot water tank, night storage heater.

Bedroom 1:
5.54m (18ft 2in) x 4.11m (13ft 6in)
Windows to front with tiled sill and views across the gardens towards the Mendip Hills beyond, window to side with tiled sill, two built in cupboards with shelving and hanging space, inset fire with brick surround and tiled hearth, electric wall heater, picture rail, wood flooring. Butler's bell.

Bedroom 1.
Bedroom 2:
4.78m (15ft 8in) x 3.45m (11ft 4in)
Windows to front with tiled sill and views across the gardens towards the Mendips Hills beyond, window to side with tiled sill, built in cupboard with shelving and hanging space, inset fire with brick surround and tiled hearth, electric wall heater, picture rail, wood flooring. Butler's bell.

Bedroom 3:
4.06m (13ft 4in) x 3.1m (10ft 2in) max
Window to side with tiled sill, built in cupboard, inset fireplace (currently boarded), electric wall heater. Butler's bell.

Window to side, enamel bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin, two built in storage cupboards, electric wall heater.

Separate W.C:
Window to rear, W.C with high level flush.

The gated sweeping driveway leads to the property set within an acre of grounds comprising: Large areas of lawn, mature trees including: Oak, Cedar, Sweet Chestnut and Conifers as well as a selection of fruit trees including Apple, Pear and Crab Apple. There is a variety of beds and borders with a selection of shrubs and plants currently including: Daffodills, Primroses and Snowdrops. There is a tiled patio area off the Living Room, timber garage, corrugated shed and summerhouse.

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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 August 2016

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