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Long Leaze, a handsome stone built Georgian family home, sits comfortably within its generous plot. Retaining a host of period features, this fabulous five bedroom property offers character and charm in abundance.
The entrance hall is laid with original flagstone flooring and features a set of service bells. To the left, the dual aspect drawing room offers a tranquil green outlook over the property’s wraparound gardens through the wood-framed sash windows with working shutters. A working fireplace takes centre stage with oak surround and mantelpiece. To the right of the hall, the dining room offers a further fireplace with cast-iron grate and white marble surround, again with pleasant garden vistas. To the rear of the property the ground floor offers a light and airy breakfast room with solid oak flooring and working shutters. Leading off this room is the family farmhouse kitchen with Shaker style units and oak surfaces. A Belfast sink with granite draining board and Victorian style taps is located to enjoy the garden outlook. The Aga complements the farmhouse feel whilst providing a practical cooking facility and added warmth. The utility room, just off the kitchen, offers ample space for fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and general storage, as well as providing an additional sink. The kitchen also provides access to the rear garden. The triple aspect siting room leads from the breakfast room and also offers garden access. This versatile space could easily be utilised as a child’s playroom, entertainment/media room or study.
Ascending the stairs, a half-landing leads on to one of the double guest bedrooms. This room is bathed in natural light, owing to its dual aspect. Adjacent is the four-piece family bathroom with solid oak flooring and mosaic-style splash-backs. A built-in floor-to-ceiling cupboard houses the gas boiler.
The first floor offers four further double bedrooms. The master benefits from a dual aspect and as with the other bedrooms enjoys a wonderful elevated vista over neighbouring farmland. The en suite comprises, corner shower, bath, WC and sink. An integrated bathroom cabinet provides further storage.
The village of Olveston offers a primary school, village store, butcher, garage, a church and public house. The nearby town of Thornbury also offers a wide range of facilities such as supermarkets and shops, restaurants, bars, coffee shops etc. Tockington is less than a mile away and offers a village green, public house, tennis and cricket clubs, as well as a number of local walks. The well-regarded Tockington Manor School provides local independent schooling. Olveston is also in the catchment area for Marlwood School which provides excellent state secondary education. Further afield are Bristol and Bath, easily reached by the M4/M5 motorway interchange, approximately 3 miles away. Bristol Parkway station is approximately 7 miles away and offers high speed train links to all parts of the country (London Paddington 90 minutes).
The delightful wraparound gardens are rich with well-established shrubs, plants and trees and has been cleverly zoned to enjoy the day-long sun. The expansive front lawn complements the property’s period frontage with beautiful climbing roses adorning the front wall and porch area.
To the rear of the garden beside the greenhouse a vegetable patch and mini orchard have been created, offering a variety of fruit trees including: Pear, Apple and a Shropshire Prune. Sheltered by the garden wall, an alfresco dining space provides an outdoor pizza oven and barbeque area.
The property also benefits from a number of versatile outbuildings including stables and potting sheds. A New England style summer house has mains electricity and has been decorated to provide the perfect home office or garden studio and is insulated for year round use.
A large driveway provides ample off-street parking for multiple cars.
The garden has the size and potential to offer a level building plot, subject to the necessary permissions.
Georgian detached family home
Master bedroom with en suite
Four further double bedrooms
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