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The Paddock occupies a superb semi-rural position with views to the front over miles of open countryside and an equally spectacular open aspect to the rear. Set back from the road via a large, gravelled driveway with ample parking for a good number of vehicles, there is also a pretty level lawn and access to either side of the property.
Entering the property, you are greeted by a welcoming and attractive entrance hallway with a handsome staircase rising to the first floor and beautiful polished wooden floorboards, a feature that is displayed in many of the ground floor rooms. The well balanced and incredibly adaptive footprint of the home allows you use the four ground floor reception rooms for a variety of purposes, currently there are two well presented sitting rooms, both of which feature characterful fireplaces and lovely bay windows. The two rear facing reception rooms are currently utilised as a family dining room which displays a pretty brick fireplace and a study/bedroom. The dining room has a door to the rear which links through to a large conservatory giving a lovely sociable flow to the accommodation. As previously mentioned as many as three of the reception rooms could quite easily be classified as bedrooms.
By far the most impressive feature of the house is the stunning extended kitchen/breakfast/family room, this thoughtful and tasteful room offers exactly what many modern-day buyers are searching for, that homely yet spacious family area perfect for entertaining friends and family on social occasions. A gorgeous sitting area features another lovely fireplace and has a door leading out to the side garden and opens into a incredibly kitchen area, bathed in natural light from a magnificent contemporary roof lantern. The kitchen itself is fitted with an impressive array of chic cream coloured, shaker style units, topped with an impressive black granite countertop. A superb central island unit provides additional storage, with a breakfast bar and inset butlers sinks. The kitchen has numerous integrated appliances and space for a rangemaster style cooker with a rich oak floor with underfloor heating, picture windows, and a pair of French doors leading out to the garden with a further set of internal French doors linking through to the conservatory, which also benefits from underfloor heating. This truly is a fabulous part of the home that will make you the envy of all off your friends. On the ground floor you will also find the family bathroom and a useful cloak cupboard.
Continuing up the staircase to the first floor you will find a further two bedrooms, the first a good-sized double which features two Velux ceiling windows and under eaves storage and the second, a magnificent master bedroom with incredible views over the impressive rear garden of the home and beyond. The master bedroom comes complete with a full three-piece bathroom suite presented in excellent decorative order.
Outside, our current vendors passion for gardening is quite clearly apparent, for they have created a beautiful, landscaped oasis for the new owner to enjoy. Basking in its exceptional South/west facing aspect the garden features a large level lawn that is flanked by attractive pathways leading to ponds and heavily planted borders to the rear. There are several discreet seating areas to recline and soak up the wonderful ambience and scenery, amongst the rich plethora of trees/plants and flowers.
From a practical point of view, there is space for numerous sheds and greenhouses and access to the detached tandem garage to the side.
The North Somerset village of Banwell is within easy driving distance of Bristol, Weston-super-Mare, Bath, Wells and the national motorway network, making it an ideal choice for the commuter. The village itself has local facilities including shops, pubs, restaurants, churches, primary school and pre-school, with more comprehensive shopping, social and recreational facilities at the above mentioned cities and the coastal town of Weston-super-Mare. Secondary schooling is at nearby Churchill with its associated sports complex and nearby dry-ski slope. The Mendip Hills are close by with an excellent range of country pursuits readily available, including riding, walking and caving, whilst the Chew and Yeo Valley's with the Chew and Blagdon lakes offering excellent sailing and fishing. The long distance traveller has plenty of choice - there are excellent motorway and rail links, whilst Bristol International Airport is just a short drive away. For further information see the Banwell website - www.banwell.info.
Travelling out of Banwell towards Weston-super-Mare on Wolvershill Road, pass Court Farm Country Park on the right hand side, The Paddock is in the group of individual houses on the left-hand side. Pull in, there is plenty of parking.
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