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Originally constructed in 1821 as three cottages incorporating a Cobblers shop, this house was changed into one dwelling maintaining its character and lovely proportions.
Totally charming, wonderfully spacious and full of character, this 19th Century period cottage is not to be missed. Walnut Tree Cottage is located within the sought-after village of Claverham. Entering from the driveway, with enough space for up to four cars, through the rustic oak porch into the first generous reception room, you are immediately met with a magnificent dual split staircase leading to an open galleried landing, which really sets the tone for how amazing this property is, this room has a large log burner and dining table, character bursting within this property due to the original beams and recently updated sash windows displaying throughout.
From the formal entrance/dining room we approach to the left to what is currently being used as a study/office room, feature open fireplace and a large sash window lighting the cosiness of which this room possesses. This room could easily be used a children's playroom or hobbies room.
Leading through to the kitchen/breakfast room showing exposed beams and shaker style wall and base units with work surface, integrated oven and hob and extractor fan, large farmhouse sink overlooking the courtyard with mature potted shrubs, space and plumbing for dishwasher, dining table and four chairs and access into the mature and loved gardens. The hallway also gives access to the utility room with windows to the rear, space and plumbing for washing machine. The neighbouring room is the downstairs shower room with white three-piece suite and window to the rear.
Walking through the hallway, past the utility room, downstairs shower room, study and passing the elegant staircase, you approach the drawing room with open fireplace and again the classic sash windows, this room lends itself space for lounge furniture. French doors at the rear giving access through a lobby onto the flagstone patio. This has an entrance into the gardens and vegetable patch.
Off the drawing room is the original orangery from when it was converted in the 1950's and now used as a place to house many beautiful potted plants and sun room this also gives access to the gardens.
As we approach the first floor you have a spectacular feature window lighting the galleried staircase and landing. This leads to four bedrooms and the family bathroom all with sash windows.
All the front facing windows overlook the formal 'maze' box hedged garden and the walnut tree from which the house derives its name and the back facing windows look out over the extensive gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with mature borders, outbuildings, two patio areas to sit and enjoy the countryside views.
The North Somerset village of Claverham has local facilities on its High Street, and its primary school (http://www.courtdewyck.co.uk/) and Village Hall are within easy walking distance. More comprehensive shopping, social and recreational facilities are in the nearby village of Yatton, which offers all sorts of shops, restaurants and pubs. Bristol and Weston-super-Mare are within easy daily commuting distance via the A370 and there is access to the national motorway network at Clevedon, a short drive away. Yatton Railway Station offers a mainline railway service and Bristol International Airport is also within easy reach. Claverham is in the school catchment area for Backwell (http://www.backwellschool.net/) and there are private schools in the area at Bristol, Sidcot and Wraxall. The countryside around offers a host of country pursuits inc. walking, fishing, riding and sailing.
Travelling south on the A370 from Bristol, turn right in the village of Cleeve signposted to Claverham and Yatton. Go through Claverham passing the primary school on the left. Continue on into Claverham Road for approximately ½ mile and Walnut Tree Cottage, 76 Claverham Road will be found on the left-hand side.
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