A beautifully situated detached dormer bungalow in an oasis like setting within gardens, paddocks and woodland extending to approximately five and half acres in the Willsbridge valley between Bristol and Bath.
* A unique opportunity * hallway * cloak/wc * sitting room * dining room * large garden room * kitchen * utility room * 4 bedrooms * en suite shower room * family bathroom * private access and in out driveway * double & single garages * attractive mature gardens * woodland * pony paddock * timber stable block *
directions: Travelling from Keynsham on Keynsham Road towards Willsbridge at the roundabout junction with the A431 take the 1st exit, continue along Bath Road in the direction of Longwell Green. Half way up Willsbridge Hill turn right into Willsbridge Mill, follow the road around and with the mill in front of you take a right hand turning just in front of Mill Cottage onto a gravelled track. Continue to the end of the track where you will find Little Woodlands. All viewing is strictly by prior appointment please.
Little Woodlands is an attractive individual detached dormer bungalow which offers spacious and versatile accommodation in a unique setting, within approximately 5.5 acres of land including the immediate garden, paddocks and woodland a delightful situation in the Willsbridge valley adjacent to Willsbridge Mill.
The property which has been re-roofed in recent years has accommodation arranged over two floors. On the southern side there is a large garden room which is a room which runs the full width of the bungalow and gives access to the entrance hall which has doors leading off to the main principal ground floor rooms. These comprise a sitting room, dining room, downstairs double bedroom with en suite shower, kitchen, utility room and a cloak with wc. On the first floor there is a spacious landing which is presently used as a study together with three double bedrooms, one of which has an open galleried loft storage area. The first floor bedrooms are served by a modern family bathroom.
On the outside the delightful setting can only be fully appreciated by viewing the property. There are mature gardens laid mainly to lawn with flower and shrub borders and a number of paved terraces immediately surrounding the property, together with areas of copse, while on the northern side of the house there are pony paddocks and a timber stable block. The land borders Willsbridge Mill managed by the Avon Wildlife Trust which is a haven for wildlife. The property is approached over a private right of way on a stone track further enhancing the secluded setting and there is abundant parking together with double and single garages. There is a secondary access to the Bath Road via an adjoining property providing, in effect, an in out driveway.
The setting in the Willsbridge Valley while secluded and with a rural feel is conveniently situated between Bristol and Bath with easy access to either city by road and with an excellent public transport network. The town of Keynsham with its railway station and range of shops and amenities is under 2 miles away and Longwell Green with its range of amenities Gallagher Retail Park and Aspects Leisure Centre and Cinema is a 5 minute drive.
In fuller detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
garden room: 10.9m x 3.1m (35' 9" x 10' 2") Extensively glazed with double glazed windows to front and side aspects and a polycarbonate roof with fitted blinds. Double glazed entrance door, two radiators, glazed inner door with matching side panel leading to
hallway: Staircase rising to first floor with turned spindle balustrading, understairs storage cupboard, radiator.
Cloakroom/WC: Double obscure glazed window, fully tiled walls, radiator. White suite comprising low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin.
Sitting room: 4.56m x 3.97m (15' x 13') Double glazed window to side aspect and double glazed french doors and side window to garden room. Fireplace with electric log effect fire, covered radiator.
Dining room: 4.0m x 3.63m (13' 1" x 11' 10") Vertical radiator, double glazed french doors to terrace, classical style fireplace with marble inset and hearth with coal effect fire.
Kitchen: 3.63m x 3.33m (11' 10" x 10' 11") Double glazed window to rear aspect and double glazed door to outside. Quarry tiled floor. Range of modern wall and floor units providing drawer and cupboard storage space with rolled edged work surfaces and tiled surrounds. Inset one and quarter bowl sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, slot in cooker, ceiling mounted downlighters, wall hung Worcester gas fired combination boiler.
Lobby: With open pantry. Open to
utility room: 2.91m x 2.43m (9' 6" x 8') Double glazed window and double glazed door to outside, tiled floor. Fitted wall and floor units with work surface and tiled surround, inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, radiator.
Bedroom: 3.95m x 3.34m (13' x 10' 11") Double glazed windows to side and rear aspects, radiator.
En suite shower room: Fully tiled walls. White suite with chrome finished fittings comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and shower enclosure. Wall mounted electric fan heater, double obscure glazed window, ceiling mounted downlighters.
landing: 2.88m x 2.47m (9' 5" x 8' 1") A spacious area presently used as a study with double glazed window to the rear aspect with views of the grounds. Built in shelved cupboard with window.
Bedroom: 5.25m x 3.0m (17' 2" x 9' 10") plus door recess. Dual aspect with double glazed windows, radiator. Double doors to walk in wardrobe 4.23m x 1.29m (13' 10" x 4' 2")
bedroom: 4.45m x 3.23m (14' 7" x 10' 7") reducing to 2.40m ( 7' 10") Double glazed window to front aspect, radiator. Built in wardrobe (excluded from measurements). Ladder access to open galleried storage area.
bedroom: 3.95m x 3.61m (13' x 11' 10") (to max) uPVC double glazed windows to front and side aspects with dual aspect, radiator. Access to eaves storage area.
Bathroom: Double glazed roof light window, half tiled walls, heated towel rail. Modern white suite with chrome finished fittings comprising panelled bath with mixer tap incorporating shower attachment, wc with concealed cistern and wash hand basin in vanity unit with cupboard beneath, corner shower enclosure with wet walling and rain head thermostatic shower.
Little Woodlands is approached from Willsbridge Mill over a gravelled track providing considerable privacy. The track leads past the paddocks and stable block to a driveway parking area where there is a detached single garage 5.76m x 2.71m (18' 10" x 8' 10") with metal up and over entrance door, power and light connected, personal door and window. There is a further detached double garage of sectional concrete construction 5.50m x 5.42m (18' x 17' 9") with twin up and over entrance doors, personal door and windows. Beyond the property the driveway continues through the grounds of the neighbouring property over which there is a right of way leading to double electric gates which provide an alternative access to the Bath Road.
The property is set in gardens, paddocks and grounds extending in total to approximately 5.5 acres. The area surrounding the house comprises extensive paved terraces ideal for alfresco dining in the summer months, gravelled beds and borders planted with shrubs and bushes. There is a raised ornamental fish pond and a lawn garden to the front of the property. To the rear there is a larger area of lawn, a number of trees and an aluminium framed greenhouse. The borders richly stocked with flowers and shrubs. To the north of the house is an area of sloping paddock together with a timber stable block with external measurements of approximately 12.75m x 3.0m (41' 9" x 9' 10"). The stables have a concrete floor and a concrete apron to the front. The land continues to stretch to the north of the property with a further area which in part is bisected by a public footpath leading from Willsbridge Mill. To the north of the footpath there is a sloping area of copse.
The setting is a haven for wildlife adjacent to an area which is managed by the Avon Wildlife Trust.
Agents comments: We understand the property has all main services. There is a public footpath across part of the land adjacent to Willsbridge Mill which is not visible from the house. The property is registered at Land Registry in two titles AV85254 and AV85258.
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