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4 Silver Trees is an impressive newly built detached contemporary 3 /4 bedroom bungalow set in rural village position in a quiet bespoke development of just 3 other properties. Tucked away on the edge of the every increasingly popular village of East Harptree it offers quintessential country life in a rural spot yet still within easy access of the vibrant cities of Bristol, Bath and Wells. Blending a traditional and modern style façade with high specification interior features including underfloor heating, wooden doors and high insulation, makes it all the more appealing for 21st century family living.
The stylish and expansive accommodation is set over one floor with meticulous attention to detail throughout. The front door opens into the entrance hallway with wood flooring and doors to all the accommodation. The centre of this property is the very impressive open plan living area with its double height apex roof, full width glazed wall with French doors to the patio garden area, contemporary TermaTech log burner, wood flooring with underfloor heating and a modern kitchen area with Bosch double oven, integrated appliances and wine cooler. There is a separate utility with door to the single garage, cloak room, master bedroom with ensuite shower, a further 2 / 3 bedrooms and the main bathroom.
Externally this property is just as lovely with landscaped terrace patio and garden area. There is a single integral garage to the front, with connecting door directly into the hallway, as well as further parking spaces to the front.
The location of Silver Trees is perfect for access into Bath [16 miles], Wells [7.5 miles] or Bristol [13 miles]. There is good local and private schooling nearby, with the property falling into the popular local Chew Valley Secondary school catchment and within walking distance of the East Harptree primary and pre-schools. There are well regarded private schools such as Wells Cathedral and Blue School in Wells.
East Harptree is a small village and civil parish in Somerset, just off the B3114 and less than a mile from its neighbouring West Haprtee; the villages are known locally as ‘The Harptrees’. East Harptree is situated approximately 10 miles north of Wells and 12 miles south of Bristol, on the northern slope of the Mendip Hills overlooking the Chew Valley. The parish has a population of circa 644 and includes the hamlet of Coley.
The village mainly comprises of pretty red stone built cottages and houses along the main ‘High Street’ and benefits from a popular pre-school, primary school, community shop, village hall/club, village pub The Waldergrave Arms and late 12th century Grade II* listed Church of St Laurence. Neighbouring West Harptree has a fantastic deli shop with post office, butchers and bakery with New Manor Farm shop just a short distance further on at Bishop Sutton. West Haprtree also has a doctors surgery and dispensery.
The nearby Harptree Combe is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), and slightly further southwest towards Priddy are the Lamb Leer Cavern and Wurt Pit and Devil's Punchbowl SSSIs. The nearest shop is located in West Harptree with bakery, butchers and Post Office, while New Manor Farm Shop is located just outside of Bishop Sutton on the road towards West Harptree [2 miles] and has a butchers and tea room offering light lunches, afternoon tea with a large selection of homemade cakes and Sunday roasts.
Public bus transport to Bristol runs Monday to Saturday with other once weekly services to Bath, Keynsham, Weston-super-Mare, Radstock and Wells. Train stations are located in Bristol [13miles], Bath [15 miles], Weston-super-Mare [17 miles] and Keynsham [11 miles].
The wider Chew Valley and surrounding areas are well known for offering an excellent variety of sporting and leisure activities and is a popular area for mountain biking; hiking/rambling; caving/rock climbing; fishing; bird watching and sailing. Chew Valley Lake, an important site for wildlife and wild fowl, has been dedicated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Protection Area. The Salt n Malt fish cafe, tearoom & takeaway at the picnic site, which is owned and run by Josh and Holly Eggleton of the Michelin stared local pub The Pony & Trap, is situated in an idyllic spot on the edge of Chew Valley Lake. Neighbouring Blagdon Lake also offers fishing and has a Victorian pumping station and Visitor Centre which includes science and environment exhibits and hands-on displays. There are leisure and sport centres at Chew Stoke, Winford, Midsomer Norton and Farrington Gurney and golf courses at Farrington Gurney and Wells.
For those who prefer something slightly less energetic the cities of Bristol and Bath offer an excellent selection of shops ranging from high street chains to more bespoke designer outlets for that little bit of retail therapy. If you are in the Roman City of Bath and fancy a different kind of therapy after a hard day’s shopping, then a trip to the Thermae Bath Spa is a must for a pamper session and cup of tea!