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A charming five bedroom extended cottage located on the Smallway in Congresbury with a generous rear garden, double garage and lovely period features.
In need of light refurbishment in places, 'Hope Cottage' represents a perfect opportunity for buyers who are looking for a substantial character property to put their own mark on. Offering a flexible and spacious footprint over two floors, the property is blessed with nearly as many reception rooms as bedrooms and could easily accommodate a family in need of space to co-habit with a dependent relative.
Approached via a private driveway off the Smallway there is ample parking for a good number of vehicles to the side and rear of the house along with a generous double garage/workshop.
On entering the property to the front you are greeted by a characterful inner hallway with stairs rising to the first floor and handsome stone fireplace. On the ground floor are five reception rooms which comprise an atmospheric living room to the rear of the house with feature stone fireplace and timber beams which leads through to a further sun room, this lovely dual aspect room also has a secondary staircase rising to the bedrooms. To the front and side of the house are a further three receptions which are currently arranged as a dining room, Study/Library, and music room. The kitchen has been updated in recent years and has smart dove grey shaker style units with a granite counter top and integrated oven, the kitchen also has a handy larder and access to a useful utility room.
On the first floor are the five bedrooms which are all double rooms and enjoy varying outlooks from the property, there are also two bathrooms and some built in wardrobes.
Whilst in need of some gentle TLC in places, Hope Cottage is very much in a liveable condition with central heating, some double glazing and has some recent roof repairs.
Outside, the property really comes into its own with a large rear garden of approximately two third of an acre stretching beyond the house as far as the eye can see. Within the garden are a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs with planted borders around the house. There is an attractive stone patio and ornamental wall which is the perfect spot to enjoy an outside party or barbeque.
Situated with good access to local amenities and surrounded by beautiful North Somerset countryside, Congresbury (www.congresbury-somerset.org) is a bustling village with facilities usually reserved for a larger town. These include; a variety of shops, supermarket, doctor, chemist, church, library, three public houses, a well-supported primary school and pre-school plus various clubs and societies. Secondary schooling is available at nearby Churchill Academy and Sixth Form Centre (www.churchill.n-somerset.sch.uk) which benefits from a modern sports complex, and transport for local children provided daily. There are also schools at Bristol, Backwell, Wraxall and Chew Magna. The area around is well known for its beauty and offers a variety of community pursuits within a drive. Indeed, riding, walking, fishing, sailing and dry skiing are just some of the activities available within a few miles. The village of Congresbury is within commuting distance of the City of Bristol and the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare on the A370 and there is access to the motorway network at Clevedon (junction 20) and St. Georges (junction 21). There is an international airport at Lulsgate and access to a mainline railway station at Yatton.
From the offices of Debbie Fortune Estate Agents on the High Street Congresbury proceed in the direction of Yatton at the traffic lights across the bridge. Continue to the next set of traffic lights and take the left hand slip onto the causeway towards Yatton. Hope Cottage can be found almost immediately on your right hand side on the opposite side of the road.
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