The Grange has been extended over the years to offer three main reception rooms, kitchen, boot and laundry room, front to back hall and cloakroom. Five/six bedrooms on the first floor, en-suite bathroom, shower room and family bathroom.
The property has been occupied by the same family for a number of years and whilst requiring some modernisation, the accommodation has comfortable ceiling heights and good size rooms, with a number of character features; inglenook fireplace with decorative oak mantel and beam, herringbone hardwood floor, oak doors and open fireplaces.
The accommodation is laid over two floors, and benefits from oil fired central heating and comprises; A main reception hall which runs front to back with doors either end, cloakroom and stairs to the first-floor landing. There is a large full width drawing room with full height stone and beamed open fireplace. This gracious room overlooks the front and rear garden and has patio doors to one side leading onto the side terrace. On the other side of the hall a door leads into the sitting room, a snug room with magnificent inglenook fireplace with oak beam and mantel over open fireplace, herringbone hardwood floor and window with seat to front, door into kitchen and double doors into the dining room. The dining room overlooks the garden. An oak door opens into the kitchen, which is fitted with an extensive range of 'Smallbone' kitchen units, hardwood work surfaces, additional storage cupboards around the cooking area suited to a range cooker. Additional floor unit with granite surround, ceramic floor and windows to front and rear. An oak door leads into the boot and laundry room – another good size room and perfect for dogs and utility space, base unit with sink over and door into walk-in storage cupboard to the side. Grant oil fired central heating boiler and door to the rear garden.
On the first floor there is a wide landing spanning the length of the house with bedrooms either side; comprising the principal suite with en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. There are four further bedrooms, all of which are doubles, most with fitted wardrobes and a small sixth bedroom – ideally used as a study. There is a family bathroom and shower room.
Outside, The Grange is approached from the road over a length of driveway beside the house. There is additional vehicular access at the other end of 'the green' which although rarely used, gives access into the rear garden and former garage which adjoins the house and the orchard. There is a wide lawn to the front with high hedge boundary.
The drive leads up beside the house, divided from the garden by a stone wall, through a gate onto the parking and turning area in front of the triple garage, which can accommodate three cars, with electrically operated double up and over door that can also be used via a remote control from the house. The third garage door is manual and there are a good range of 13-amp outlets plus storage space in the open rafters above. The formal gardens lie immediately behind the house; a wide level lawn with mature boundaries with trees and shrubs and stone terrace beside the patio doors from the drawing room, making for a secluded space. The rear rose clad stone walls of the outbuilding adjoin the garden offering much shelter and division from the paddock and orchard.
Adjoining the garage is an extensive range of stone and tile outbuildings which comprise two stables and a store room. In front of the outbuildings is a paddock which leads into the orchard, which has good pasture and a number of apple trees. The boundaries are mature and offer a perfect sheltered space for livestock.
The village of Bishop Sutton (www.bishopsutton.org.uk) offers local facilities including shop/post office, Spar, hairdressers, pub, tennis club, Chew Valley library, which is part of the BANES library system and a well-regarded primary school (www.bishopsutton.bathnes.sch.uk) and church. There is a daily school bus to Chew Valley Secondary School (www.chewvalleyschool.co.uk). The Bath & North East Somerset village is perfectly placed for commuting to both Bristol and Bath, whilst long distance travelling benefit from Bristol International Airport a short distance away, mainline railway station at Bath and motorway access at a choice of M4 and M5 junctions around Bristol and Bath. The Chew Valley is renowned for its beauty, the lakes are noted for their fishing, birdlife and sailing. Country lovers can enjoy all of this plus walking and riding on the Mendips close by.
Travelling through Bishop Sutton towards West Harptree, you will pass 'Arthur David Wholesales' and the property can be found immediately next door on your left hand side.
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