Set in a stunning location on high ground enjoying panoramic views just above the village of Corston. A substantial individual detached cottage with a south facing garden, 5 miles from central Bath. Internal viewing essential. Read more
Set in a stunning location on high ground enjoying panoramic views just above the village of Corston. A substantial individual detached cottage with a south facing garden, 5 miles from central Bath. Internal viewing essential.
* Comfortable well proportioned accommodation * entrance hall * shower room * inner hallway * sitting room with wood burning stove * dining room * study * kitchen/breakfast room * utility area * 4 bedrooms * master with en suite bathroom * family shower room * secure driveway & garage with storage loft above *
DIRECTIONS:From our office in Bath Road Saltford proceed along the A4 in the direction of Bath. Beyond Saltford take the next turning on the right hand side signposted Corston, this is Corston Lane. Continue along Corston Lane until the junction with the A39. Turn right and then almost immediately turn right again onto Ashton Hill proceed up the hill past Church Farm on the left hand side and the property will be found on the left.
Bethany is an attractive double fronted detached cottage offering spacious and adaptable accommodation extending to just over 2000 sq ft with generous room sizes designed to take full advantage of the setting above Corston village set on high ground. The site itself is level and enjoys stunning far reaching views across Duchy of Cornwall farmland and along the Avon Valley towards Bath and East Bristol. The property is well away from the A39 and fronts on to Ashton Hill an unclassified road. It has been cleverly designed, approached from the road via a roller shutter door to a secure driveway with an adjacent garage with useful storage loft above. The property has a delightful secluded southerly facing garden which is well stocked with a variety of shrubs and bushes and adjoins the Duchy of Cornwall farmland.
Corston is a desirable village with an active community with facilities including a village shop/post office and parish church and with a wider range of village amenities available at neighbouring Saltford. Corston is well located for access to the commercial centres of Bristol and Bath and the City of Bath being less than 5 miles away to the east. Both cities have a regular fast rail link to London Paddington. Bath provides a renowned range of recreational leisure and social activities while the school catchment area for the property is the sought after Wellsway Academy in Keynsham with primary schooling in Saltford and a selection of private education establishments in Bath.
In fuller detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
CANOPIED ENTRANCE PORCH: Panelled door with glazed fan light and side panel leading to
RECEPTION HALL: Radiator, cupboard with Grant oil fired boiler, fitted shelving, built in cloaks cupboard.
SHOWER ROOM: Window to front aspect, radiator. Suite of wc with concealed cistern and wash hand basin with tiled surrounds, fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira thermostatic shower head.
INNER HALLWAY: Staircase rising to first floor with cupboard beneath, radiator. Window to front aspect.
LIVING ROOM: 5.51m x 5.35m (18' x 17' 6") A well proportioned room with french doors opening onto a southerly facing terrace, further window overlooking the rear garden and two double glazed velux windows. Fireplace with timber mantle and wood burning stove. Two radiators.
DINING ROOM: 4.62m x 3.16m (15' 1" x 10' 4") Three windows overlooking the rear garden and country views beyond, radiator.
STUDY: 3.20m x 2.63m (10' 5" x 8' 7") Window to front aspect, radiator.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 5.06m x 3.52m (16' 7" x 11' 6") Triple aspect windows overlooking the garden, ceiling mounted downlighters, door to outside, two radiators, tiled floor. The kitchen is comprehensively furnished with a range of traditional wall and floor units with rolled edged work surfaces and tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel one and a quarter bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Drawer and cupboard storage space, built in refrigerator, four ring hob with extractor above and eye level double oven.
UTILITY ROOM: 2.50m x 2.0m (8' 2" x 6' 6") (maximum measurements) Window to front aspect, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine, fitted wall and floor cupboards, shelved storage cupboard.
LANDING: Access to roof space, radiator, shelved linen cupboard.
BEDROOM ONE: 5.85m x 3.57m (19' 2" x 11' 8") Feature cantilevered window with stunning far reaching views. Vaulted ceiling, radiator, built in wardrobes, high level side window.
EN SUITE BATHROOM: Cantilevered window to front aspect with stunning views along the Avon Valley towards Bath and Kelston Roundhill. Suite of bath with mixer tap incorporating shower attachment, wash hand basin and low level wc, radiator, tiled surrounds, built in storage cupboard.
BEDROOM TWO: 5.44m (17' 10") (to max) x 3.65m (12') Two windows to rear overlooking the garden with superb rural views. Ornamental fireplace, radiator.
BEDROOM THREE: 4.79m x 3.87m (15' 8" x 12' 8") Windows to front aspect with superb views, radiator, wardrobe recess with hanging rail (excluded from measurements).
BEDROOM FOUR: 3.0m x 2.33m (9' 10" x 7' 7") Window to front aspect with stunning views. Shelved recess (excluded from measurements). Radiator.
SHOWER ROOM: Window to rear aspect with stunning views, radiator. Suite of low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, shower enclosure with thermostatic shower head.
On the northern side the property fronts onto Ashton Hill. The driveway is approached by an arched entrance way with a secure electrically operated remote control roller door which provides considerable privacy and seclusion with a block paved driveway leading to a Cotswold gravelled and paved parking and turning area which provides the approach to the GARAGE 6.35m x 3.68m (20' 9" x 12') with a roller entrance door, window and personal door with power and light connected. Within the garage is a pump for the Apco Mantair septic tank treatment plant.
The garage also has a useful loft storage area with light.
The gardens are a delightful feature of the property facing approximately due south and measuring approximately 23m (75ft) x 15.5m (50ft) The garden adjoins Duchy of Cornwall farmland with a dry stone walled rear boundary. Immediately to the rear of the property is a full width paved terrace and the beautiful garden beyond is level laid largely to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders and a number of trees. There is a timber summer house, gazebo and timber framed greenhouse included in the sale price. To the side of the garage lies the oil storage tank. Outside lighting, power and water are available in the garden.
AGENTS COMMENTS: The present owners let two of their bedrooms on Airbnb which they have found to be a very profitable enterprise. Internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate the extent of the accommodation on offer and fine situation and views.
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