3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Barrow Court, Barrow Gurney

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Converted Former Wing of Historic Manor House in Stunning Rural Setting with Easy Access to Bristol
  • Stunning Communal Grounds including Exemplary Formal Gardens, Arboretum, Woodland, Three Ponds and Tennis Court
  • Contemporary Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Elegant Wood-Panelled Drawing Room
  • Master Bedroom with High-Specification Walk-in Shower
  • Guest Bedroom with Freestanding Bath
  • Two Further Bedrooms (Or Additional Reception)
  • Ground Floor & First Floor WC & Utility
  • Private Parking
  • Excellent Nearby Transport Links to Bath & London via Mainline Train Station & Bristol International Airport

Full description

A stunning conversion of a wing in a substantial country house, situated in a rural yet accessible location - complete with exceptional communal gardens, grounds, tennis court and parking.


Description 
Are you looking for a tranquil and rural setting yet within easy access to Bristol City Centre? Look no further. This rural oasis is only c3.5 miles from Bristol International Airport, and c6.5 miles from Bristol City Centre. This elegant and beautifully refurbished home is part of the prestigious Grade II Listed Barrow Court Estate, with origins that date back to the 13th century. Once home to the Gibbs family - well known Bristol land owners who also owned the nearby Tyntesfield Estate, now in the hands of the National Trust. Previously the site of a Benedictine Nunnery, the property was transformed at the end of the 19th century into a private Victorian Estate, and more latterly in the 1970's into 18 individually owned properties. Much of the appeal of Barrow Court lies in its stunning, beautifully maintained grounds that adjoin the wonderful open countryside along with enjoying the unique combination of peaceful and private rural living coupled with the security of being...

Gardens and Grounds 
The simply stunning grounds are approached via a tree lined driveway which gives access to the c20 acres of grounds which include three ponds, tennis court, communal storage sheds and there is private parking for two vehicles. Number eight and the five other owners share the freehold that owns the majestic formal gardens and allows the exclusive use of the gardens which include an area called The Spinney, a wooded/wilderness area with log store. The Arboretum with a spectacular array of rare specimen trees with plenty of private areas to sit and relax in. Then the formal gardens themselves which offer superb views over the local countryside and a great vista to watch the International Balloon Fiesta take-off from the nearby Ashton Court Estate.

Situation 
The much sought-after village of Barrow Gurney is ideally placed for those that require a swift commute into Bristol City Centre which is within easy driving distance (c5 miles). Bristol International Airport and Backwell and Nailsea Mainline train station are also nearby allowing for hassle-free travel to Bath, London and other nationwide rail links. With local farm shops nearby, there is an active local community, a village green with children's play area and a boules pitch. Other facilities include a public house and village hall. There are extensive countryside walks to be found in the local vicinity with a network of public footpaths and bridleways close at hand plus a number of outdoor pursuits and sports centres readily available nearby.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 February 2018

Nearest stations

  • Nailsea & Backwell (2.2 mi)
  • Parson Street (4.2 mi)
  • Bedminster (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Alexander May, Long Ashton

50 Weston Road, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS41 9HH

01275 600006 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Alexander May, Long Ashton

50 Weston Road, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS41 9HH

01275 600006 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Nailsea & Backwell (2.2 mi)
  • Parson Street (4.2 mi)
  • Bedminster (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Alexander May, Long Ashton

50 Weston Road, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS41 9HH

01275 600006 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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