ENTRANCE PORCH, ENTRANCE HALL, STUDY, SITTING ROOM, KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, UTILITY ROOM, CLOAKS WC., DINING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM, FIRST FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM AND ENSUITE, THREE FURTHER BEDROOMS, FAMILY BATHROOM, DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE, DRIVEWAY PARKING, STORAGE WORKSHOP/SHEDS, GARDENS APPROX HALF AN ACRE
A large family home located in a highly desirable position on one of Backwells premier positions. Originally a 1930s house it has been the subject of extension over the years to create a well proportioned home to include 3 reception rooms, four bedrooms and a detached double garage. Without doubt one of its main features is the most superb gardens which extend to approx half an acre and have been carefully looked after over the years,. With sweeping lawns, established shrubs and fruit trees, the whole is extremely private backing only on to the Backwell playing fields and Tennis Courts. Ideally positioned in a quiet lane yet within minutes of schools and local amenities. Viewing is strongly recommended.
LOCATION TO FIND
Proceeding in to Backwell on A370 from Bristol, proceed through the traffic lights and continue through the village and past the Park, turn right into Rushmoor Grove and follow the road to the right and it then joins Rushmoor Lane. The property will be found on the right hand side,
Rushmoor Lane is quiet and tucked away from main roads yet within minutes' walk of the village amenities. Access to the playing fields and parks across a footpath are a couple of minutes' walk at the bottom of Rushmoor Lane, ideal for children wishing to explore.
Within the village of Backwell, there are a good range of amenities to include Spar, baker, chemist, newsagents, post office stores and the like. For those interested in schooling there is an infant school, a junior school and a secondary school within easy walking distance of the property, all of which have received an Outstanding Ofsted result. There is also a private primary school within the village and other private schooling in Bristol itself. The property is located a few minutes walk from the local Nailsea/Backwell rail station which provides regular links with the inter-city network, and there is a regular bus service along the A370 to Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, with a useful park-and-ride scheme at the end of the Long Ashton bypass. Access to the M5 motorway at Clevedon is but a short drive, and Bristol International Airport is around 3.5 miles away. Nearby recreational facilities are to be found at the leisure complex adjoining the secondary school, whilst golf courses are available at Downside, Long Ashton, Failand, Tickenham and Clevedon.
5' 0'' x 4' 10'' (1.52m x 1.47m)
With pitch and tiled roof. Quarry tiled floor. Wooden glazed windows. Hardwood and glazed door to:
Quarry tiled floor. Picture rail. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Understairs storage cupboard. Alarm control panel.
14' 8'' x 11' 0'' (4.47m x 3.35m)
A dual aspect room with pair of hardwood french doors leading to side patio area. Picture rail. Feature open fireplace with wooden surround and ornamental tiled and cast iron inset (not functional at present). BT/Virgin internet connection point. Radiator.
13' 7'' x 17' 7'' (4.14m x 5.36m)
Bow window to front. Feature brick fireplace with display plinths either side. Wood burning stove on brick hearth. TV point. Picture rail and ceiling coving. Wall light points. A pair of double leading to :
DINING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM
25' 3'' x 11' 1'' (7.69m x 3.38m)
A spacious room ideal for entertaining with fabulous views over the gardens. Tiled flooring. A dual aspect room with two velux windows. Two radiators. Double doors to Kitchen. Wall light points.
25' 2'' x 12' 0'' (7.66m x 3.65m)
Range of oak fronted base and drawer units with worktops over, matching wall cupboards. 1 1.2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, space for upright fridge/freezer. Gas fired AGA with two ovens and two hot plates. Tiled splashbacks. Quarry tiled flooring. Breakfast bar area. WALK IN LARDER CUPBOARD
Dining Area: Quarry tiled floor. Original stripped wooden dresser with cupboards, drawers and shelving.
11' 9'' x 14' 0'' (3.58m x 4.26m)
A very spacious area with fitted Belfast Sink and fitted cupboards housing washing machine and tumble dryer, Quarry tiled floor. SEPARATE CLOAKS WC., WITH BASIN AND WC - Door to INNER HALL - large built in cupboard - door to gardens,
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
A split landing with Loft access. Doors to all rooms.
BUILT IN WARDROBES WITH HANGING AND SHELVING SPACE.
13' 8'' x 11' 11'' (4.16m x 3.63m)
A dual aspect room. Door to BALCONY.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Large walk in fully tiled shower enclosure with sliding doors, thermostatically controlled shower over. Low level wc., Free standing circular basin sat on oak vanity unit with cupboards under. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.
30' 4'' x 13' 0'' (9.24m x 3.96m)
A beautiful DECKED area with glass balustrade and breath taking views over the rear gardens and beyond. Lighting.
12' 7'' x 10' 11'' (3.83m x 3.32m)
Built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving space. Radiator. Picture rail.
12' 3'' x 12' 0'' (3.73m x 3.65m)
Built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving space, Picture rail. Radiator. Original 1930s feature fireplace with tiled surround, hearth and grate. Views over rear gardens.
12' 6'' x 8' 10'' (3.81m x 2.69m)
Built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving. AIRING CUPBOARD housing hot water cylinder. Picture rail. Radiator.
White suite comprising Jet Spa Bath with hand shower attachment. Separate shower enclosure fully tiled with thermostatically controlled shower over, vanity basin with cupboard uner, low level wc., heated towel rail/radiator. Tiled walls and flooring. Ceiling downlights.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
16' 0'' x 16' 11'' (4.87m x 5.15m)
Of block construction with pitch and tiled roof. Electronically operated up and over door. Rear access door. Light and power.
CONCRETE BLOCK WORKSHOP
19' 7'' x 9' 1'' (5.96m x 2.77m)
Block construction with light and power, stable door
BRICK STORAGE SHED
Former the coal bunker with light. Further storage to the side with locking door.
The approach to The Cottage is over a gravelled sweeping driveway with hardstanding space, turning area and drive with parking for numerous vehicles. The garden is laid to lawn with natural stone wall boundary. Mature perennial borders and shrubs sit in front of the house. The driveway leads around to the garaging and further hardstanding space.
A main feature of the property the gardens are truly magnificent and extend to approx half an acre in size and enjoy an excellent degree of privacy. The gardens are mature and a wonderful open space with sweeping lawns, established specimen trees and shrubs. Soft fruit bushes raspberries and gooseberries. Orchard Fruit trees to include apples and cherry trees. GREENHOUSE.
STONE BUILT COVERED ARBOUR with patio floor, natural stone wall to rear and a wonderful place to entertain on warm summer evenings.
To the rear of the house is a large PAVED PATIO TERRACE. Further flagstone circular terrace. POND.
The whole garden is enclosed by natural boundary hedging on all three size and backs on to the village playing fields and tennis courts.