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Literally bursting with period charm and character, this spacious apartment sits amongst some of the most incredible grounds you will find in the Chew Valley. Sutton Court is a stunning and breath-taking detached mansion situated amongst rolling countryside, in the heart of the Chew Valley. Dating from the 16th century, on the former site of a 14th century castle, the house was for centuries the centre of the large land-owning estate and after falling into disrepair it was converted into apartments around 1985.
Apartment 8 is positioned to the East of the building and enjoys views to the East, towards Chew Valley Lake and to the South over the stunning grounds. The apartment itself is entered through a communal hallway and is positioned on the first floor. The accommodation comprises a large entrance hallway which currently is used as a breakfast room, a modern kitchen, large dining room with feature period fireplace and a superb sitting room that boasts a modern log burner! There are two, proper double bedrooms and an immaculate modern family bathroom as well as a handy separate WC.
The property benefits from a brand new heating system and has recently undergone some internal decoration work as well. The running of the building is a managed by a management company run by the residents themselves and the weekly running cost cover all gardening, water and sewage, fire detection, alarms and extinguishers, all communal interior and exterior electricity, cleaning of communal areas and windows. It also includes a payment into a sinking fund for long term maintenance.
Outside of the property the new owner of this apartment will be able to enjoy all of the 18 acres of rolling communal grounds, which are plenty large enough to find a private spot! There is also a lake in the bottom corner of the grounds and a tennis court as well. Whilst there is ample off street car parking at the foot of the building as well as visitors parking, the apartment also owns its own garage which can be found in a block nearby.
The village of Bishop Sutton (www.bishopsutton.org.uk) offers local facilities including shop/post office, hairdressers, pub and a well regarded primary school (www.bishopsutton.bathnes.sch.uk) and church. There is even an Indian restaurant (Sutton Spice)! 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 towards Bishop Sutton from Chew Valley lake direction go through the village and turn left signposted to Chew Magna. Take left hand turn to Sutton Court and drive down the drive and through the archway to park in the forecourt. No 8 is in the East wing (on the left).
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