A substantial detached house with flexible accommodation in a most attractive semi rural location on the edge of the village with views across open countryside. Read more
A substantial detached house with flexible accommodation in a most attractive semi rural location on the edge of the village with views across open countryside.
* versatility with annex potential ideal for a growing family * entrance porch * hallway * sitting room * dining/family room with wood burner * modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room * utility room with wc * study * 5 bedrooms * master with en suite shower room * bathroom * pleasant gardens * driveway & double garage *
DIRECTIONS: Travelling to Timsbury from the direction of Farmborough at Bloomfield Crossroads proceed straight across into The Avenue and continue to the junction with South Road. Turn right, continue on South Road pass the Cheshire Home on the right hand side, dropping down over the hill take the next turning right into Timsbury Bottom and The Orchard is the last house on the right hand side recognised by the for sale board.
The orchard is an individual detached house originally believed to date from the 1970's. It has been sympathetically and skillfully extended and provides extensive and versatile living space. The house enjoys a semi elevated plot set in pleasant gardens taking full advantage of far reaching rural views across open countryside from the front aspect and adjoining fields to the rear and side. The rooms throughout are sensibly proportioned with a practical layout which is considered ideal for a growing a family.
Timsbury is a popular village location some 5 miles south of the Georgian City of Bath with its wide range of educational and cultural facilities. The village offers a range of local amenities including post office/general stores, chemist, primary school, church, doctors surgery, tea room and public house and there is a regular bus service through the village. For those wishing to commute to Bristol and Bath access by road is good and the Towns of Keynsham and Midsomer Norton are close by. Timsbury Bottom is a pleasant semi rural location being a collection of modern and period properties on the village fringe and The Orchard fronts onto a quiet country lane in a very peaceful setting.
In fuller detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
uPVC entrance door leading to
ENTRANCE PORCH: uPVC double glazed window to front aspect, radiator, ceiling mounted downlighters, oak flooring, part glazed inner door to
ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Staircase rising to first floor with turned balaustrade and understairs cupboard, oak flooring, cloaks cupboard.
SITTING ROOM: 6.44m x 3.63m (21' 1" x 11' 10") Light and spacious room with uPVC double glazed window to front aspect and uPVC double glazed french doors leading to the rear terrace and garden. Wall mounted uplighters, two radiators, double doors to hallway.
DINING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM: 3.85m x 3.0m (12' 7" x 9' 10") Sliding double glazed patio door to garden. Feature wood burning stove mounted on slate hearth, oak flooring, radiator.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.79m x 3.33m (15' 8" x 10' 11") reducing to 2.95m ( 9' 8") uPVC double glazed windows to rear and side aspects and uPVC double glazed door to outside. Tiled floor. Built in breakfast bar, radiator. The kitchen is furnished with a range of modern wall and floor units in gloss white with beech block work surfaces and tiled surrounds. Inset one and a quarter bowl sink unit with mixer tap, built in hob with extractor above and eye level double oven, plumbing for dishwasher, built in refrigerator/freezer and separate freezer. Two radiators.
UTILITY/CLOAKROOM: Tiled floor. White suite with chrome finished fittings comprising wc and wash hand basin set in work surface with cupboard beneath and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Walk in cupboard, heated towel rail.
LANDING: uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect with rural views. Access to roof space.
BEDROOM : 5.43m x 3.25m (17' 10" x 10' 8") Two uPVC double glazed windows with far reaching rural views. Radiator.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled walls and floor (with underfloor heating) uPVC double obscure glazed window to rear aspect. Contemporary suite in white with chrome finished fittings comprising low level wc, wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap and large shower enclosure with Mira shower. Ceiling mounted downlighters, heated chrome finished towel rail, extractor fan, built in cupboard.
BEDROOM: 3.94m x 3.32m (12' 11" x 10' 11") uPVC double glazed window to front aspect with lovely far reaching views, radiator. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder (excluded from measurements)
BEDROOM: 3.63m x 2.67m (11' 11" x 8' 9") uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect with rural views. Radiator.
BEDROOM: 3.46m x 2.66m (11' 4" x 8' 9") uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect with rural views. Radiator.
BEDROOM: 3.15m x 2.78m (10' 4" x 9' 1") uPVC double glazed window to front aspect with lovely rural views. Radiator.
STUDY: 3.0m x 2.03m (9' 10" x 6' 8") uPVC double glazed window to front aspect with far reaching views. Radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 3.47m x 2.41m (11' 5" x 7' 11") Fully tiled walls and floor, chrome finished heated towel rail. uPVC double obscure glazed window to rear aspect, ceiling mounted downlighters. Suite in white with chrome finished fittings comprising large bath with side mounted mixer tap and shower attachment, wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level wc and large shower enclosure with thermostatic shower.
To the FRONT of the property the garden is landscaped with pavings, lawns and well stocked cultivated borders with a variety of flowers, roses, shrubs, bushes and an apple tree.
Two stone pillars mark the approach to the block paved driveway which provides off street parking and the approach to the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE 6.43m x 5.42m (21' 1" x 17' 9") electric roller entrance door, power, water and light connected. uPVC personal door to rear and uPVC double glazed window. Floor mounted oil fired boiler (the plastic oil storage tank is situated behind the garage).
From the FRONT a gated side access leads to
REAR GARDEN: Very secluded with a width of approximately 19.5m (about 64ft) and the depth of about 7m (23') The garden provides a paved terrace immediately to the rear of the house with a stone retaining wall, beyond is a level lawn with a deep flower and shrub border. There is a useful stone built garden store.
There is a further area of south facing garden situated to the side of the house comprising a lawn with a number of trees. This measures approximately 22m x 18m (72' 2" x 59') there is a gated access to Priors Hill.
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