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Property Description

51 The Chestnuts occupies a delightful tucked away position in this highly desirable executive estate, situated just a moments walk from the many excellent local amenities of Winscombe, including boutique shops, well regarded schools, playing fields, and the Strawberry line foot and cycle path.

Approached via a smart, block paved, private driveway this attractive family home enjoys plenty of off street parking as well as an integral double garage, which has power and light and a 7kwh Pod Point electric car charging point.  To the front of the house is an attractive tile hung porch that leads into a spacious reception hallway. The hallway features a smart oak staircase rising to the first floor, with a useful understairs cupboard, feature half panelled walls, and a door leading to the study/home office with built in desk and shelved cabinets.

To the right of the hallway is a light and spacious, bay fronted sitting room, which has a superb dual aspect. The room features a contemporary wood burning stove, which creates a lovely focal point to the room and bi-folding doors to the rear which flow out to the garden.

To the rear of the hallway a door opens to a lobby area with door to the ground floor cloakroom and to the utility room, having quartz worktop, sink with cupboards under, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, as well as a door to the garden. Opening from the lobby is the kitchen/dining/family room, very much the social hub of the home. Within the room are two pairs of superb bi-folding doors that bring the vibrant colours of the garden into the room and also shower it with huge amounts of natural light. This truly impressive room features a substantial kitchen area which is well fitted with a range of chic stone coloured units, complimented by a contrasting quartz counter top. The kitchen features numerous integrated appliances including an AEG induction hob and hood, twin eye level AEG ovens and microwave oven, integrated dishwasher and full height side by side fridge and freezer.  In addition to the wall and base units there is also a matching central island unit, perfect for food preparation and for those who love to entertain, with a breakfast bar for informal dining, or sharing a glass of wine or coffee. A smart ceramic tiled floor runs throughout the kitchen area and continues into the dining and seating area.  The spacious sitting/dining area has plenty of space for a large family sized table, as well as a soft seating/T.V area, with the two bi-folding doors seamlessly connecting you to the garden on two sides.

Continuing to the first floor, you will find five superb double bedrooms all of which are accessed off a wonderful galleried landing area. The master bedroom is an impressive size and includes a walk through dressing area with built in wardrobes on either side and a fantastic en-suite bathroom which is fitted with a quality 'Roca' suite and walk in double shower. The guest bedroom is situated to the rear of the property and has a smart en-suite shower room. The three remaining double bedrooms share use of the well-appointed family bathroom, which also features 'Roca' sanitaryware, along with a chrome heated towel rail and attractive tiling.

Outside, the exceptional and superbly private garden is every bit as impressive as the house itself. Larger than you might expect the garden flanks two elevations of the properties exterior and has been thoughtfully designed to include beautiful entertaining spaces, gorgeous flower filled borders and a productive fruit and vegetable garden. The main garden features a large patio area which can be accessed from the bi-folding doors of the kitchen. Within the garden, neat level lawns are bounded by well planted flower borders, packed with a vibrant and eclectic variety of flowers and plants, an established tree line to the perimeter affords the garden superb privacy. To one end of the garden lies a fantastic home office/summerhouse which not only provides an excellent work from home option, having fitted power points, but also a great space to shelter from the mid-day sun and entertain guests. A further area of garden with ornamental bark and an ornamental pond  lies between the main garden and the fruit and vegetable garden. Accessed through a pretty gated arbour, the fruit and vegetable garden features a number of raised beds packed with a variety of soft fruits and vegetables, there is a neat composting area, a 20’ x 10’ workshop/shed and Swallow Rook 10’ x 8’ potting shed. The garden has power, a door to the integral double garage and a gate leading to the front of the property. 

WE HAVE NOTICED. This superb turn key home is presented in exceptional order, with generous living spaces, an outstanding landscaped garden and a lovely discrete position.

 

SITUATION The North Somerset village of Winscombe was recently placed as the second best place in Britain to raise a family by family investment firm OneFamily (survey in 2015) and is nestled in the beautiful Mendip countryside within commuting distance of Bristol. Its atmosphere is one of bustling activity, with a variety of shops, professional offices and community facilities including church, doctor and primary school (www.winscombewoodborough.n-somerset.sch.uk). Winscombe is in the Churchill Academy and Sixth Form Centre (www.churchill-academy.org) catchment area for secondary education, which has recently been awarded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted and also benefits from a modern sports complex, and there is also a dry ski slope nearby. Private sector schooling is also close by at Sidcot and the Downs School at Wraxall is within easy reach. Country activities available within the area include horse-riding, walking on the Mendips and sailing on Axbridge Reservoir, and there are also several excellent golf courses in the area. The lovely cathedral city of Wells is a drive away, as is the famous beauty spot, Cheddar Gorge. As mentioned, Winscombe is within commuting distance of Bristol but also has good access to the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare and the M5 at junction 21 to travel north or junction 22 to travel south. There is an international airport at Lulsgate and access to a mainline railway station at Weston.

DIRECTIONS Approaching Winscombe from the direction of Bristol on the A38 Bridgwater Road, turn right at the traffic lights towards the village on Sidcot Lane and proceed ahead for approximately 200 metres taking the second left onto 'The Chestnuts'. Once on 'The Chestnuts' follow the road around to the left around the bend and take the first left at the green and then left again where number 51 can be found tucked away in the corner.

 

The Chestnuts, Winscombe
£775,000
5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms




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