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£765,000Guide price

4 bedroom cottage for sale

Beautiful cottage in a rural location

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Cottage
4 bedroom
3 bathroom

Property features

  • Set in a generous plot of approaching 1/3rd of an acre
  • Dating back to the 18th century with later additions
  • Formerly occupied by Terry Pratchett
  • 2 separate sitting rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Spacious family dining room
  • Conservatory overlooking rear garden
  • Downstairs cloakroom
  • 4/5 bedrooms, 1 with ensuite
  • Beautifully landscaped mature rear garden

Property description


A beautiful detached country cottage, originating in parts back to the 18th century with later additions and formerly owned by renowned author Terry Pratchett and being part of the historic Rowberrow Estate. The cottage sits in a generous plot of almost 1/3rd of an acre with glorious well-tended gardens and offers the chance to live the rural lifestyle in a beautiful character property.

The property is entered into the hallway, with a sitting room an inglenook fireplace complete with bread oven and now housing a bottled gas fired 'woodburner style' fire. This room then leads through to a second sitting room with a gas fire and with access to the garden. This area of the cottage is the original part, dating back to the 18th century.

Going back through the hallway, you come to the newer part of the cottage, where you will find a spacious dining room, perfect for entertaining and family dining and a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a range of cream units, built-in oven and hob, dishwasher and space for fridge.

A lovely conservatory provides a tranquil extra sitting room, with gorgeous outlook over the garden. There is also a downstairs cloakroom with W.C. and plenty of coats space.

To the first floor, there are 4/5 bedrooms, with the master bedroom having glorious views to the garden and an ensuite bathroom. There is a dressing room off, which could be a 5th bedroom if required. There are also 2 shower rooms to this floor.
There is off street parking to the front and a garage, which also has a utility area. The rear garden is a true gardener's delight with steps up to the lawn and a raised patio, pond and decked area. There are mature fruit trees and bushes and a rose garden and raised vegetable beds. There is also a summerhouse, greenhouse and sheds.

Communication is first-rate with the M5 motorway network (Junction 21) within 8 miles and Bristol Airport within 7 miles. Schooling is also excellent with Sidcot independent school about 2 miles away and Wells Cathedral and Millfield School about 10 and 18 miles away respectively. Local amenities include fishing at Blagdon and Chew Valley Lakes, shooting, walking and bridle paths throughout the Mendip Hills. Bristol is about 15 miles to the North and Bath is about 25 miles to the North

 

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      Robin King - Congresbury

      1 The Cross, Broad Street Congresbury BS49 5DG

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