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Offering versatile and well-presented accommodation, St. Raphael's occupies a private setting with far reaching views over the village to the Mendip Hills beyond. Approached via a private gated driveway, there is ample parking for a good number of vehicles and access to an integrated garage.
Entering the property through the smart charcoal grey solid wood door, you arrive at a light and welcoming hallway with stylish Oak flooring and contemporary décor. The hugely impressive kitchen/breakfast/family room can be found to the left of the hallway, a fantastic open plan space, ideally suited to family life it features a wonderful blend of both traditional and modern features, including a generous array of cream Shaker-style kitchen units, with a lovely wood block countertop and a separate island unit. The kitchen features a gorgeous oil-fired Aga finished in glorious British Racing Green, along with a further induction hob and oven, integrated dishwasher, and built-in fridge. To the rear of the kitchen is a spiral staircase that rises to a first-floor mezzanine, whilst there is also plenty of space to fit a large family dining table, and a soft seating area which is currently within a triple aspect extension to the rear, the perfect spot to recline and soak in the incredible south facing views over your garden and beyond.
From the kitchen there is a door that leads through to a useful utility room, with plumbing for a washing machine and several useful cupboards, cloakroom and door leading out to the garden.
The south facing sitting room sits central to the house and enjoys exceptional views. Within the sitting room is an attractive feature fireplace which provides a wonderful focal point and is inset with a wood burning stove on a slate hearth. French doors to the rear lead out to an elevated terrace, perfect for al-fresco dining or relaxing with a good book. The same theme of fresh neutral tones continues in the sitting room, along with recently updated carpets.
To the far end of the hallway there are a further two versatile rooms, both could be well served as double bedrooms, but could equally be utilised as offices, play/music rooms or even further reception rooms if desired. There is also an additional family bathroom with separate shower on this floor.
On the first floor are four more generous double bedrooms, all of which enjoy open views either to the front over Wrington Hill or south towards the Mendip Hills. In addition, the family bathroom features a classic claw foot bath and separate shower. Worthy of mention, is the impressive master suite which features a large walk-through dressing room and en-suite shower room. The master suite also links to the mezzanine that leads to the spiral staircase to the ground floor.
Outside, the garden at St. Raphael's is every bit as impressive as the house itself. Centred around a neat and well-kept lawn, the garden has well stocked borders which display a plethora of established shrubs and plants, fruit trees including apple, pear and plum, along with imposing Silver Birch, Maple, and Acer, which add further texture and colour. To the rear of the garden is a pretty pergola perfectly positioned to enjoy a late-night G & T. There is also another lovely patio area for outside dining and the sun terrace linking to the living room that was previously mentioned.
Situated with good access to local amenities and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Wrington (www.wringtonsomerset.org.uk) is the jewel in the crown of the Wrington Vale and one of the most sought after villages in North Somerset. Picturesque with a lengthy and interesting history, it benefits from facilities usually reserved for a larger town, including two pubs (one with an excellent restaurant), church and a chapel, a primary school (awarded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted), post office, public transport, petrol station, pharmacy, dentist, coffee shop, grocery shop, off licence/convenience shop and even two florist/gift shops (one in the village centre and one on the outskirts). Secondary schooling is available at nearby Churchill Academy and Sixth Form Centre (www.churchill.n-somerset.sch.uk), also recently awarded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted (with transport for local children provided daily), and which also benefits from a modern sports complex open to the general public. Further schools, both state and private, are at Bristol, Backwell, Wraxall and the Chew Valley. The area around is well known for its beauty and offers a variety of community pursuits. Indeed, riding, walking, fishing, sailing and dry skiing are just some of the activities available within a few miles. The village itself is within commuting distance of Bristol and the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare 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 a mainline railway station at Yatton.
Proceeding into the village from the direction of Congresbury turn left onto Bullhouse Lane and then right onto Ropers Lane. St Raphael's is the second to last house on Ropers Lane on the right-hand side.
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