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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Park Lane, Blagdon, BS40

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Property Description

Key features

  • Period features including exposed beams
  • Inglenook fireplace
  • Woodburners and gas central heating
  • Large lounge
  • Refitted kitchen
  • Beautiful conservatory
  • Garage / off street parking
  • Five bedrooms (Four double)
  • Established gardens
  • Lovely village location perfect for walks and lake views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Old Saddlery is a charming detached period property believed to date back to around 1727 in the ever popular Somerset village of Blagdon. With a wealth of period features including a large inglenook fireplace this freehold property benefits from 4 bedrooms, a fifth bedroom or dressing room, wood-floored conservatory, kitchen, utility, 2 bathrooms and a garage. Attractive and established gardens are to the front and rear of the property. Set in a quiet and enviable village location yet in easy walking distance to village amenities including Blagdon Primary School, village shop with post-office, village club, church and a number of pubs. All in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Catchment for 'Outstanding' Churchill Academy.

Living in the property for some 11-years the current owner has renovated, extended and improved so that the property retains all of its period charm whilst having been made practical for modern and family living. Double glazed throughout.

Rare opportunity for this type of property to become available in such a popular village with its rural setting yet easy commute into Bristol and access to the A38.

Property details:

Front Porch   2.08m (6'10") x 1.45m(4'9")
Space for coats/shoes with tiled floor, radiator and stable door.

Lounge   8.28m (27'2") x 4.04m (13'3")
Wonderful room with large inglenook fireplace incorporating woodburning stove and wooden mantelpiece, two windows to front aspect, one with window seat, exposed ceiling beams, exposed stone walls. Feature display shelving and additional corner fireplace.

Dining / Study Area   4.09m(13'5") max x 2.91m (9'7") max
Tiled floor, radiator, internal feature window, opens through to kitchen.

Kitchen   3.68m (12'1") max x 2.79m (9'2")
Updated with a range of oak door units and quartz worktops, ceramic sink with drainer and mixer tap over. Built in dishwasher, fridge/freezer, 'Baumatic' range style cooker with gas hob, extractor hood, tiled floor and splashbacks, large window looking through to conservatory and garden, ceiling spotlights.

Utility Room
Low level WC, wash hand basin, wall hung ‘Ideal' gas central heating boiler, tiled floor, radiator, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer.

Conservatory   5.39m (17'8") x 2.94m (9'8")
Double glazed, wood flooring, toughened glass roof, woodburning stove, four wall lights.

Rear Porch   2.90m (9'6") x 2.18m(7'2")
Plenty of space for shoes and coats, tiled floor, toughened glass roof.

Shower Room   1.75m (5'9") x 2.41m(7'11") approx
White and chrome suite of low level WC, period style wash hand basin, corner tiled shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower, radiator, double glazed window to rear aspect, extractor fan.

Bedroom1   5.21m (17'1") x 3.50m (11'6'')
Ideal for guests, accessed via its own staircase, this used to be the upper level of the garage but has since been converted into this superb bedroom/hobby or study space, enjoying a degree of separation from the main house. Dual aspect double glazed window to front and rear aspect with lake views, exposed ceiling beams, ceiling spotlighting, wooden flooring, radiator.

Stairs from lounge to:

First Floor Landing
Exposed ceiling beams, window to side aspect with lake views, character wooden door to bathroom.

Bedroom2   5.01m (16'5") max x 2.96m (9'9")
Window to front aspect, exposed ceiling beams, radiator, open storage space.

Bedroom3   4.46m (14'8") x 2.83m (9'3")
Window to rear aspect with lake views, fitted storage cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom4   4.02m (13'2") max x 2.90m (9'6")
Window to rear aspect with lake views, display shelving, access to loft space, radiator, exposed ceiling beams.

Bedroom5/Dressing Room   3.20m (10'6") x 2.24m (7'4")max
Window to front aspect, radiator, range of fitted wardrobes and display shelving, access to boarded loft space.

Bathroom   2.41m (7'11") x 1.88m (6'2") max
White and chrome suite of low level WC, pedestal style wash and basin, panelled bath with shower, part tiled walls, radiator, window to side aspect, exposed ceiling beams.


Front pathway through the typical cottage style garden leads to the property, gravel driveway to the side with parking and outside tap.

Garage   5.21m (17'1'') x 2.53m(8'4")
Electric roller door, light and power, door to rear garden. Door to access main house internally.

Main garden is to the rear of the property and a real delight, being level and laid mainly to lawn with a number of seating areas. It is completely enclosed and has a variety of fruit trees, flower and shrubs. To one side there is a covered storage area / wood store. Outside tap. Stone walls, panel fencing.

Particulars are provided in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 September 2017


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