A rare opportunity to acquire a five bedroom detached dwelling and with an established 'Lifestyle Business' Coffee Shop and Tea Garden. Formally the Station Masters House & Midlands Railway Waiting Room that sides onto the well-frequented Bristol to Bath railway path. Read more
A rare opportunity to acquire a five bedroom detached dwelling and with an established 'Lifestyle Business' Coffee Shop and Tea Garden. Formally the Station Masters House & Midlands Railway Waiting Room that sides onto the well-frequented Bristol to Bath railway path.
* Five bedroom detached home * Two reception rooms * Kitchen/dining room * Utility room * WC * En suite shower room * Family bathroom * Generous garden * Off street parking * Coffee Shop sat within generous grounds *
This unique property comprises a substantial former Station Masters House which has been sympathetically renovated to provide a spacious family home with much character throughout.
To the rear of the property located adjacent to well frequented Bristol to Bath local cycle path is the former Midlands Railway Waiting room that has been converted into a cafe. The cafe attracts a large amount of passing trade from walkers and cyclists using the cycle path in addition to nearby local residence. The rear of the cafe is a pretty tea garden with several seating area, a timber summer house and feature Tardis police box WC.
The Bristol and Bath Railway Path is a 13 mile off road route between the cities of Bristol and Bath. The path is open to walkers and cyclists and access is provided for disabled users. The path was constructed on the bed of the former Midland Railway by cycling charity Sustrans between 1979 and 1986. The first stretch was between Bath and Bitton where the campaign group, Cyclebag obtained planning permission to create the 2m wide dust track. The route then developed westwards with Bristol being the last section. Today, the path is a 3m wide tarmaced surface from end to end and an attractive leisure and commuting route. You can discover some fascinating history, visit intriguing places nearby, connect to other walks and trails and refresh yourself at several points along the way.
In fuller detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):-
ENTRANCE HALLWAY: 4.75m x 2.8m (15' 7" x 9' 2") to maximum points. Two double glazed windows to side aspect, John Lewis wooden plantation shutters,radiator, power points, under stairs storage cupboard, stair rising to first floor landing, doors to rooms.
LOUNGE: 6.65m x 4.2m (21' 9" x 13' 9") to maximum points into bay. Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side aspects with John Lewis wooden plantation shutters.Feature wood burning stove with engraved wooden lintel over, exposed floorboards, picture rails, high level skirting boards, period style radiators,power points TV points.
SNUG: 4.05m x 2.45m (13' 3" x 8') to maximum points. Double glazed window to side aspect, period style radiator, power points, TV Points, built in storage cupboard, door to kitchen/dining room.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 5.45m x 3.35m (17' 10" x 11') to maximum points. Double glazed windows to side aspect, double glazed French doors to rear aspect overlooking and providing access to rear garden. Dining area with ample space for family size dining table, contemporary radiators, power points, feature oak lintels.High quality John Lewis Hungerford hand built kitchen with range of matching wall and base units with granite work top surfaces over. Bowl and a quarter sink with mixer tap over, integrated NEFF electric oven with five ring gas hob and extractor fan set into chimney breast over. Integrated NEEF fridge/freezer and SMEG dishwasher, power points, granite splashbacks to all wet areas, solid reclaimed Canadian maple flooring. Opening leading to lobby.
LOBBY: 1.65mx 0.95m (5' 4" x 3' 1") to maximum points. Tongue & Groove ¾ height panelling to walls, Geometric floor tiles, Glazed door to rear aspect leading to rear garden, opening to utility room. Door to WC.
WC: 1.05m x 0.9m (3' 5" x 2' 11") to maximum points. Tongue & Groove ¾ height panelling to walls, Geometric floor tiles, Two piece suite comprising hidden cistern WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap over, heated towel rail, extractor fan.
UTILITY ROOM: 2.25mx 1.7m (7' 4" x 5' 6") to maximum points. Double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking rear garden, range of High quality John Lewis Hungerford hand built kitchen wall and base units with solid wood work surfaces, Belfast style sink with mixer tap over, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, Tongue & Groove ¾ height panelling to walls,heated towel rail & Geometric floor tiles.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Double glazed window to side aspect, power points, access to lofts via hatch, doors to rooms.
BEDROOM ONE: 3.9mx 3.2m (12' 9" x 10' 5") to maximum points. Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side aspects, radiator, power points & TV point, Door to en suite shower room.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 3m x2.2m (9' 10" x 7' 2") to maximum points. Double glazed window to side aspect. Luxury three piece suite comprising Laura Ashley wash hand basin and cabinet. Low level WC, oversized walk in shower cubicle with electric shower over, heated towel rail incorporating period style radiator, tiled splashbacks to all wet areas & Geometric floor tiles, extractor fan.
BEDROOM TWO: 3.5m x 3.3m (11' 5" x 10' 9") to maximum points. Double glazed window to side aspect, built in wardrobes, radiator, power points.
BEDROOM THREE: 3.1m x 3m (10' 2" x 9' 10") to maximum points. Double glazed window to side aspect, radiator, power points.
BEDROOM FOUR: 3m x 2.75m (9'10" x 9') to maximum points. Double glazed window to side aspect,radiator, power points.
BEDROOM FIVE: 2.9m x 2.9m (9' 6" x 9' 6") to maximum points. Double glazed window to side aspect, radiator, power points.
BATHROOM: 2.5m x 2.05m (8' 2" x 6' 8") to maximum points. Double glazed window to side aspect. Luxury three piece suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap over, hidden cistern WC, panelled bath with mixer tap over, mains fed shower over, heated towel rail incorporating period style, Bluetooth controlled extractor fan, tiled splashbacks to all wet areas and Tongue & Groove ¾ height panelling to walls.
EXTERIOR FRONT OF PROPERTY: Mainly laid to hard standing accessed via dropped kerb providing off street parking for several vehicles and leading to front door. Walled boundaries, with a feature former railway kissing gate and five bar gate leading to side of property and onto rear garden.
REAR GARDEN: Mainly laid to lawn with cast iron fence and wall boundaries, timber sheds, patio,stone chipping area, vegetable plot, directly accessed from kitchen/dining room, rear lobby, side access from front of property directly backing onto tea gardens.
CAFE INTERNAL MEASUREMENTS of 6.4m x 3.1m (21' x 10' 2") to maximum points. Former midlands railway Waiting Room, Triple aspect windows to front and side aspects, double door to front aspect to cycle track, door to rear aspect leading to tea gardens.Benefiting from power, lighting, low level base units with wooden work surfaces, double stainless steel sink with mixer tap over, ample power points,telephone line internet & CCTV.
TEA GARDEN: Delightful award winning landscaped gardens directly accessed from rear of cafe and with pedestrian access from the Bristol to Bath railway path former platform. Large lawn area, pretty well-stocked flower beds, wall and cast iron fence boundaries, outside WC within a TARDIS police box, Timber summer house,Approximate seating of 20, large patio with seating for approximately 50 and further seating available upon the lawns.
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