A beautifully presented and fully extended character home with an amazing detached annexe, offering a great blend of rural life, tucked away down a country lane amidst open fields, on the outskirts of Old Down, a short distance from the village shops & schools in Olveston & Alveston.
The main house has been extended over the years and comprises of a welcoming entrance hall leading to the contemporary fully fitted kitchen with central island, that serves as the heart of the house and flows into the sitting room with an original fireplace and wood burning stove, dining room and family rooms, all with bi-folding patio doors onto the decked garden terrace. There is also a further reception room with a feature fireplace, which has been used as a fourth bedroom by the current owners. The ground floor is completed by a utility room and downstairs cloakroom. The first floor has also been extended to create a principal bedroom with en-suite shower room and large balcony offering lovely views of the gardens to the rear, two further double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes, and original fireplaces, and a modern family bathroom. Furthermore there is a large boarded loft area for storage.
One of the main features of this property is the large, newly built detached annexe. This architecturally designed two storey space boasts a ground floor sitting room with bi-folding doors onto a patio, open plan kitchen and vaulted ceiling, plus a modern shower room. Wooden stairs lead up to the first floor level that makes a perfect home office or an additional bedroom for guests, and is finished off with a mezzanine balcony overlooking the gardens. The annexe is completed by an integral garage / workshop area for bikes or other sporting equipment, plus separate heating system via an Air Source Heat Pump.
The wonderful wrap around gardens are enclosed by mature trees and offer a private, secluded sanctuary where you can enjoy the peaceful nature of this rural location. There are separate areas for outside entertaining on the paved patio perfect as a hot tub, fire pit and bbq area. The large lawned area is ideal for young children to play in, and there is a separate summer house and shed. Finally there is a gated driveway providing ample parking to the front of the house for multiple cars.
The delightful hamlet of Old Down is a much sought after rural location between the villages of Tockington, Olveston, Alveston and the market town of Thornbury, benefitting from the plethora of local amenities nearby, including the Fox Inn local pub only 1 mile away, Old Down Manor and Country Park, shops, butchers, bakers and a number of outstanding schools. The M5/M4, provide excellent links to North, South East and West. Parkway train station only 7 miles away offers high-speed train links to London Paddington. The surrounding countryside provides a number of well-trodden walks and bridleways, as well as cycle paths for those looking for outdoor pursuits. The Mall at Cribbs Causeway is only 7 miles away with an extensive array of shops, restaurants and other leisure facilities.
Mains Electricity and water.
Septic tank drainage shared with 2 Foxholes Lane.
Oil fired boiler in the main house.
Air source heat pump in the annexe.
Beautiful family home
Amazing detached annexe
Spacious office for home working
Large wrap around garden
Rural location in Old Down