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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Lodge, Lodge Drive, Long Ashton

Sold STC £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique 1800s Victorian Family Home Stunning Views
  • Five / Six Bedrooms
  • c1/3 of an acre Mature and Private Plot with Gated Gravel Driveway
  • Open-Plan Bespoke Kitchen/Dining Room & Utility Room
  • Elegant Drawing Room
  • Further Reception Room & Garden Room
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite
  • Ground Floor Bedroom with Wet room
  • Further Family Bathroom & Ground Floor WC

Full description

Forming part of the original Ashton Court Estate, this stunning restored Victorian Lodge House enjoys beautiful views and a c1/3 of an acre plot

Surrounded by rolling countryside, Long Ashton lies just a few miles south west of Bristol and enjoys facilities to include a library, supermarket, post office, baker and wine merchant amongst others. Whether it is a relaxed or faster pace of life you are looking for Long Ashton has the answer. The beautiful Ashton Court Estate with its deer park and acres of open space ideal for walking, cycling or riding; what more could you want? You're a heart-beat away from the city, and yet have all the advantages of rural living, with 850 acres of bridleways, woodland and nature reserves on your doorstep. With three reputable golf courses; a good choice of pubs, a range of excellent local amenities, a nearby David Lloyd leisure facility and, of course, Clifton Village with all it has to offer is only a matter of minutes away. For those with families, Long Ashton and the surrounding areas have a wide choice of highly regarded primary, secondary and independent schools and has excellent...

Approached via double wooden gates, private parking is provided on the gravel driveway where there is also a large shed and wood store. There is also a wooden pedestrian gate through a lavender and rosemary garden with footpath leading to the front door. The private and mature rear garden offers large decking with up-lighting and glass balustrade which can be accessed from the garden room and is an ideal spot for outdoor dining and entertaining. Four steps lead up to a large expanse of level lawn with borders and rock garden, enclosed by hedging and stone wall. The slightly elevated rear garden allows you to enjoy the southerly views from and makes for a very sunny garden. There is also a pleasant front garden enclosed by mature hedging with further level lawn. All within a plot of approximately 1/3 of an acre.

Historical Note 
The Lodge dates back to the late 1800s and was originally built as the office for the Ashton Court Estate. Many of its architectural features echo the main Ashton Court Mansion. It stood as one of the gatehouses onto the estate and is thought to have been used for administrative purposes and the storage of estate plans and papers. Sold off as a private dwelling around 1950, the official estate office sign remains carved onto the outer wall to this day. In 2007, the property was purchased by the current owners and in 2008 they undertook extensive renovation and refurbishment and created it into the fantastic and unique family home that it is today.

This stunning Victorian property enjoys an elevated position in Long Ashton village benefitting from superb southerly views over local countryside, across the valley towards Dundry and to the East, views towards famous Bristol landmarks such as Cabot Tower and the Wills Memorial Building. This unique family home enjoys a private plot of c1/3 of an acre and spacious, versatile and beautifully presented accommodation throughout. Resplendent in period features such as arched doorways, beautiful large stone mullion windows, picture rails, cornicing, high skirting boards and open fireplaces, yet beautifully restored and up to date with conveniences for modern day living with recently installed high pressurized gas central system and traditionally styled kitchen and bathrooms with all the mod-cons. The accommodation to the ground floor includes a stunning galleried hallway, beautifully appointed bespoke kitchen/dining room perfect for family gatherings, elegant drawing room, further...

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26 September 2017


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