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A most beautiful period cottage set just off the Square, in the idyllic rural hamlet of Burrington, nestled into the lower Northern slopes of the Mendip Hills.
Myrtle cottage is an attached three-bedroom property which has been superbly extended by its present owners to create what is now a wonderful atmospheric individual cottage full of character and charm.
Approached via a narrow no through road, there is ample off-street parking for two vehicles with additional parking moments away on the square. Entering the cottage to the side, via an attractive entrance hallway with a handy cloakroom off, you get an immediate sense of the individuality of the property and its own unique character. Continuing into the reception hallway, the fresh white, yet rustic décor is incredibly alluring, from the reception hallway stairs rise to the first floor and access can be gained to the sitting room, kitchen and also through an open arch through into the garden room.
The sitting room is a lovely dual aspect room, which continues the theme of the hallway with a natural white washed colour palette. There is a handsome cast iron stove with an Oak mantle over that is recessed into the chimney breast and makes a wonderful focal point to the room.
To the opposite side of the reception hallway is a glorious dining/garden room with an attractive beamed ceiling, French doors to the garden, and a light filled triple aspect. The kitchen, as you may expect, is as equally enchanting as the other ground floor rooms, however has an altogether more contemporary feel, blended seamlessly with the old-world charm. A sleek assortment of high gloss base units are finished with a contrasting black tiled splashback, there is a square edge counter top and stone floor. In addition to the kitchen there is also a superb walk-in pantry hidden behind a pair of rustic wooden doors.
On the first floor, arranged off an attractive landing area are the three bedrooms, blessed with the same individuality and character as the ground floor with exposed beams, fitted furniture and some beautiful views over the rear garden and village houses. The Master bedroom has been extended in recent times and contains two large free-standing wardrobes, and a discreet door that hides behind it access to the family bathroom which Jack and Jills to the hallway. The bathroom is a plush luxurious room which features fully tiled marble effect walls and floor complete with a contemporary three-piece white suite. Bedroom two also features a full height fitted cupboard and comes complete with its own compact wet room with walk-in shower.
Outside, the features continue with a quintessentially English cottage garden. Packed with flower filled borders, mature trees and shrubs with many hidden corners to sit and relax with a good book or glass of wine.
A well-positioned al fresco dining terrace sits just outside the dining/garden room, perfect for summer and evening soirees with friends and family.
The local pub is within a short fifteen minute off road walk.
Burrington village is located 14 miles south of Bristol, nestling at the foot of the Mendip Hills in North Somerset. It is a quiet hamlet, located well away from the main road and comprising of predominantly period property. Surrounded by the open country and wooded slopes of the Mendip Hills, the village has a popular Primary School (www.burringtonceva.ik.org), village hall and ancient Parish Church. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the nearby villages of Wrington and Blagdon which offer shopping, community and recreational facilities. Burrington is within commuting distance of the city of Bristol, the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare, and Bath and Wells, and there is access to the motorway network at Clevedon (junction 20) and St. Georges (junction 21). Along with these benefits, there is an international airport at Lulsgate and access to a mainline railway station at Yatton. The countryside around is well known for its beauty with many country pursuits available including riding, walking, hunting, caving, dry-skiing, sailing, fishing and golf. There is a sports centre and swimming pool at nearby Churchill. Secondary schooling, both state and private, is well catered for, with Churchill Academy and Sixth Form Centre (www.churchill.n-somerset.sch.uk), which has recently been awarded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted and also benefits from a modern sports complex, and private schools are available at Bristol, Wells, Sidcot, Bath and Wraxall.
Travelling from Churchill traffic lights on the A368 towards Blagdon turn right into Burrington village (not Burrington Combe). Proceed to The Square and turn left into the tiny lane on the left opposite the Primary School. Myrtle Cottage is shortly on the left. You can easily park in The Square and walk down to the property.
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