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Discretely tucked away on a quiet no through road 1 Wharf Villa shares this exceptional location with just a small clutch of other character homes.
Superbly presented throughout, the cottage offers a wonderful blend of original traditional features coupled with contemporary modern refinements.
Set behind a lovely post and rail fence with an electric five bar gate the property has ample parking for a good number of vehicles along with its own spacious double garage with electric roller garage door. Entering the property into the welcoming porch, the accommodation flows through to the kitchen/breakfast room which features an impressive hand built shaker style kitchen with solid wood counter-top and metro tiled splash back. The open chimney breast has space for a range cooker whilst the side recess has been carefully adapted to create a bespoke wine rack. There is also a fabulous pantry for storing your provisions. The smart slate tiled floor finishes the room to perfection.
Beyond the kitchen through a gorgeous oak door and frame you enter the living room, a light filled room with a superb open plan oak staircase rising to the first floor and twin beams stretching the length of the ceiling. To take the chill of the winter nights a warming cast iron wood burner creates a homely focal point to the room and polished oak floorboards add further depth and quality to the room. To the rear of the living room the room opens into an incredible triple aspect orangery with a large lantern window above and superb bi-fold doors. A recent addition to the house it has created a second sitting area from which to sit back and enjoy the amazing scenery. A chic contemporary wood burner along with the continuing oak floor makes the ground floor open plan living space perfect for entertaining guests and yet incredibly intimate and relaxing.
On the first floor are the two generous double bedrooms which are blessed with picturesque views and a chic modern bathroom with separate walk in shower and stone effect tiled walls and floor.
Outside, the property has a gorgeous private rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with an ornamental pond with feature decked area and Arbour over. Enclosed by shiplap fencing the garden enjoys a sunny south/westerly aspect and to top it off a covered al fresco dining area with patio.
Portishead is magnificently situated, with sweeping views of the Severn Estuary, the Welsh coastline, both Severn bridges to one side and the beautiful and scenic Gordano Valley to the other. The picturesque Lake Grounds offer plenty of space for children to play, and is ideal for relaxing, admiring the spectacular views or watching the cricket or bowls. This is a great place to picnic, and refreshments are also available from the café. Portishead's stylish new marina development Port Marine houses up to 150 boats and has been developed as the centrepiece of a large urban renewal programme. The area is well worth a visit, to see the luxury homes being developed and the striking public art. The work of several internationally acclaimed sculptors is on view here. Nearby attractions include a zoo farm, a fascinating farm and retail museum, and superb National Trust houses and gardens. Portishead is also highly convenient for the M5 motorway and Bristol.
Located off the Sheepway, Wharf Lane is easily accessed off the Portbury 100. Taking the exit at Junction 19 and proceeding towards Portishead. Turn right under the footbridge onto Sheepway and proceed through the Hamlet, continue for about a mile and a half and on the right hand side you will find Wharf Lane. Turning onto Wharf lane, Wharf Villa can be found a little way down on the left, look out for the stone stables.
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