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Nestled in the idyllic hamlet of Coley, this beautifully renovated and appointed mellow stone detached cottage has everything you could wish for from a rural lifestyle. Surrounded by open countryside and within walking distance to the stunning Litton lakes, and a short drive to Wells this property is the best of both worlds.
Dating back to the 18th century, the cottage has been sympathetically renovated and extended about 15 years ago and further improved by the current owner. The property retains many of its original period features and now provides charming and immaculately presented accommodation with attractive landscaped gardens
The property is accessed through an entrance porch which leads in to a welcoming, spacious hallway with natural slate flooring. From here a traditional ledge and brace door takes you into an impressive light filled open plan kitchen, dining, living area. With exposed beams, stylish shaker style kitchen units complimented with Silestone and solid oak worksurfaces, it's the perfect space for family living and entertaining. French doors open onto the sheltered patio/outside dining area with steps to the raised rear garden. A further door takes out to a further courtyard area and access to the double garage. There is also a utility room, cloakroom and a lovely cosy sitting room with a feature fireplace and log burner, the perfect place to be on a chilly winter evening.
Upstairs the light filled landing enjoys views across open countryside and leads to all three well-proportioned bedrooms, with the master bedroom enjoying an ensuite shower room. The other two bedrooms benefit from built in wardrobes/storage and again the lovely views. There is a family bathroom with a feature claw footed bath and airing cupboard with a further useful storage cupboard on the landing
Outside the garden is full of surprises with many different areas and places to sit and enjoy the views and sunshine at different times of the day. The rear garden is assessed by steps from the patio area and is mainly laid to lawn with a summer house, decking area, decorative pond and seating area. Surrounded by mature hedging this sunny garden offers a high level of privacy and enjoys far reaching countryside views. There is also lovely rear courtyard garden with raised beds, seating area and access to the double garage. A natural stone wall surrounds the area of garden to the front and side of the property which has a selection of raised vegetable beds, fruit trees, gravelled pathways, and a further seating area.
East Harptree lies on the edge of the Mendip Hills with views across the Chew Valley and country walks on the doorstep. The Bath & North East Somerset village offers facilities including a village store, public house and restaurant, village hall, primary school (www.eastharptreeschool.ik.org) and children's play area. Secondary education is available at nearby Chew Magna at Chew Valley's comprehensive school (www.chewvalleyschool.co.uk) which has recently had an outstanding Ofsted report. Bristol, Bath and Wells offer a wider range of shops, recreation facilities as well as private education with Bristol & Bath having good rail and motorway links. The Chew Valley comprises thousands of acres of beautiful countryside with Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes offering sailing and fishing. 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.
Travelling on the A368 from Blagdon, towards Bath, go through Compton Martin and on into West Harptree. Turn right signposted East Harptree and proceed up the lane, through the speed restrictions and past the turning right for East Harptree village. Continue on and turn left to Coley. At the T-junction turn to your right and Rose Cottage can be found.
Please note, the Vendor of this property is a member of staff at Debbie Fortune Estate Agents.
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Coley, East Harptree Offers Above £725,000 3 Bedroom Detached House