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Occupying a lovely discreet position 11 Backwell Common has a lovely rural feel and yet is within easy striking distance of the amenities of both Backwell and Nailsea and train station. Approached via a private driveway that gently slopes up towards parking for several vehicles and a single garage.
There is a pretty front garden which is mainly laid to lawn, but also has several well planted flower beds and a number of established trees. Entering the property to the front into a handy storm porch you continue through to an attractive entrance hallway with doors to all ground floor rooms and stairs rising to the first floor. The accommodation offers excellent versatility for family life with two beautiful bay fronted reception rooms to the front creating a beautifully light and spacious feel, including a living room which benefits from a sympathetic side extension adding a further library/office/music room and boasting a smart feature log burner, whilst the second reception room is currently utilised as the home office but equally could be utilised as a bedroom or perhaps a separate dining room.
To the rear of the house lies an impressive sitting room with French doors leading out to the garden and a handsome period style fireplace inset with a cast iron multi-fuel burner. The 'L' shaped kitchen has space for a breakfast table and is fitted with a range of traditional farmhouse style wall and base units with a tiled splashback, there is also a useful area which houses the boiler with additional storage. From the kitchen a side door leads through to a large utility room with plumbing for white goods along with additional kitchen units and worktop, furthermore there is also an incredibly handy ground floor shower/cloakroom.
On the first floor are the three principal bedrooms, all of which are generous double bedrooms and enjoy pleasant double aspect outlooks. The main bedroom features built in wardrobes and the second bedroom has a built-in wardrobe and access to under eaves storage. Completing the accommodation is a well-appointed family bathroom with a white suite and vanity cupboard.
Outside, the property is blessed with a lovely mature rear garden which has an attractive paved patio, neat level lawn, nature pond and numerous mature plants and fruit trees. Beyond an established screening hedge there is a further area of garden which houses several raised beds and a soft fruit area, producing a rich variety of fruits and vegetables. There is also a handy potting shed, greenhouse and workshop with power. To the side of the house there is access to the attached single garage and a footpath leading to the front of the property.
Backwell is a suburban village south west of Bristol, on the A370 to Weston-super-Mare. It includes the hamlets of Backwell Common, Backwell Green and Farleigh. Nearby are Nailsea, Flax Bourton, Yatton, Brockley and Barrow Gurney. Backwell Lake is next to the road between Nailsea and Backwell and is just north of the railway station. The village has a long history, appearing in the Domesday Book in 1086 with the name 'Bacoile' meaning 'The well back on the hill'. The well is still in existence. Many residents of Backwell commute daily to Bristol by car via the A370, bus or train - the railway station has a direct service to London. Backwell is close to the M5 motorway and Bristol International Airport at Lulsgate is 3 miles (4.8 km) away by road. The airport serves both domestic and international routes, and is one of EasyJet's hub airports. Backwell has excellent infant, junior and secondary schools; West Leigh Infant School, Backwell Church of England Junior School and Backwell Secondary school are currently OFSTED rated 'outstanding', also secondary school Backwell School, consistently features high in the league tables for GCSE results, and is recognised as one of the best state schools in North Somerset.
From our office in Backwell, proceed over the traffic lights into Station Road in the direction of Nailsea. Take the turning on the right into Backwell Common just past the turning for Backwell School. Proceed along the lane and number 11 can be found on the left-hand side.
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