A substantial Edwardian semi detached house converted from a large detached house in to two in the 1930's offering sensitively modernised characterful accommodation arranged across three floors in a delightful sylvan setting. Read more
A substantial Edwardian semi detached house converted from a large detached house in to two in the 1930's offering sensitively modernised characterful accommodation arranged across three floors in a delightful sylvan setting.
* Period features * renovated by the current owners * entrance hall * cloak/wc * living room * family room * study * boot room * kitchen/dining room * utility room * 5 bedrooms * well appointed family bathroom * 2 further cloak/wc * large elevated plot * ample driveway parking * open fronted double garage *
DIRECTIONS: From our office in Bath Road Saltford proceed on the A4 in the direction of Bath leading down Saltford Hill at the bottom turn right on to The Glen. Lemsford will be found at the far end of The Glen on the right hand side recognised by the for sale board.
This charming Edwardian property is part of a large detached house believed to have been divided into two during the 1930's. An appealing family home with elevations of brick and render beneath a tiled roof, featuring an attractive balcony to the front enjoying superb views across the surrounding countryside towards Bath. The house has been sensitively renovated by the present owners retaining the character features of the period including lofty ceiling heights, picture rails, skirting boards, corniced ceilings, panelled doors and multi pane windows.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors. The ground floor has a welcoming hallway with an attractive tiled floor, a large cloakroom with wc and three principle reception rooms; living room and separate family room to the front and study to the rear. In addition there is a useful boot room. The lower ground floor comprises an attractively fitted kitchen/dining room with double doors leading to the outside. The kitchen is furnished with an excellent range of units with built in appliances. There is a further cloakroom, utility room and useful additional room presently used as a fifth bedroom.
The first floor has four bedrooms with the master bedroom having double doors leading to the balcony all the bedrooms are served by a well appointed family bathroom and a separate cloak room with wc.
On the outside the property enjoys a large elevated plot with a block paved driveway providing ample parking and turning space, a pleasant front garden comprising lawns with shrubs and trees a patio and a detached open fronted garage at the bottom of the driveway. To the rear there is a good size terraced garden which is partly uncultivated with a former pigsty and provides a haven for wildlife. There is considerable scope for a keen horticulturalist to landscape the garden to take full advantage of the setting.
The Glen is an exclusive private road which is one of the village's most sought after locations. Saltford is an excellent strategic location between the cities of Bristol and Bath offering a range of village amenities and excellent local schools, both the village primary school and Wellsway at Keynsham. The cities of Bristol and Bath are within easy reach by road and public transport.
In fuller detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
Entrance door with glazed panel to side and above leading to
HALLWAY: Attractive tiled floor, staircase to lower ground and first floors, radiator.
CLOAK/WC: Windows to side and rear aspects, radiator. White suite comprising low level wc and wash hand basin.
BOOT ROOM: 2.17m x 1.72m (7' 1" x 5' 7") (including depth of cupboards). Door to outside, tiled floor, high level electrics cupboard, boiler cupboard built in cloak cupboards with storage above (included in measurements).
LIVING ROOM: 4.87m x 4.42m (16' x 14' 6") to max reducing to 3.20m (10' 5") Large multi pane window to side aspect and french doors to terrace. Ceiling rose, coved ceiling and picture rail. Two radiators, feature fireplace with wood burning stove and timber mantle with shelving to one side.
FAMILY ROOM: 6.16m (20' 2") into bay x 3.46m (11' 4") Corniced ceiling, picture rail. Multipane bay window to front aspect with window seat beneath, two radiators, further multipane window to front aspect.
STUDY: 3.50m x 1.66m (11' 5" x 5' 5") Window to rear aspect, radiator.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.68m (15' 4") to max x 4.14m (13' 6") Window to front aspect, french doors leading to outside, ceiling mounted downlighters, radiator. Furnished with an excellent range of contemporary styled wall and floor units providing drawer and cupboard storage space with solid wood work surfaces and tiled surrounds, inset Belfast style sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, refrigerator, four ring induction hob with extractor above and eye level double oven. Island units with built in cupboards. Deep shelved pantry (excluded from measurements).
CLOAK/WC: Low level wc and wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and tiled splashback. Heated towel rail.
UTILITY ROOM: 3.08m x 1.75m (10' 1" x 5' 8") Oval stainless steel sink set in solid wood work surface with tiled spashback and cupboard beneath. Further fitted work surface, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer and freezer. Radiator.
BEDROOM FIVE: 4.07m (13' 4") into bay x 3.23m (10' 7") Multi pane bay window to front aspect and further multipane window to front. Radiator.
LANDING: Radiator, built in shelved cupboard, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.
CLOAK/WC: Window to rear aspect. White suite with chrome finished fittings comprising low level wc and wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, tiled splashback and mixer tap.
BEDROOM ONE: 4.92m x 4.53m (16' 1" x 14' 10") (to maximum) reducing to 3.37m (11') Two radiators, picture rail, french doors to balcony with beautiful sylvan views.
BEDROOM TWO: 3.46m x 3.0m (11' 4" x 9' 10") Multipane bay window to front aspect with sylvan outlook, radiator, picture rail.
BEDROOM THREE: 3.61m x 2.78m (11' 10" x 9' 1") Window to rear aspect, built in wardrobe (included in measurements).
BEDROOM FOUR: 3.76m x 2.03m (12' 4" x 6' 7") plus door recess. Multipane window with views to Kelston Roundhill. Radiator.
BATHROOM: Attractive contemporary suite in white with chrome finished fittings comprising free standing bath, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level wc and fully tiled corner shower enclosure with thermostatic shower head. Feature wall tiling, heated towel rail, tiled floor.
To the FRONT the property is approached from The Glen over a long block paved driveway leading to a parking and turning area. To the front of the house lies a paved terrace with adjacent shrub border which enjoys a delightful sylvan outlook with a veranda below the balcony. The front garden comprises a good size lawn with a number of trees and shrubs and adjacent to The Glen is a double width OPEN FRONTED GARAGE 4.90m x 4.90m (16' x 16'). To the side of the property lies a driveway and a BRICK BUILT SHED 3.70m x 1.90m (12' 1" x 6' 2") with light and power connected.
There is a pathway at the rear of the house with a courtesy gate to the neighbouring property. While to the REAR steps rise to a large area of elevated garden which is partly terraced with a further uncultivated area at the rear with a former pigsty. A haven for wildlife. There is great scope in the rear garden for a keen gardener.
AGENTS NOTE: The Glen is a private road. The owners of Lemsford are members of The Glen Residents Association and pay £30 pa towards the maintenance of the roadway. The division of the house is such that there is an element of flying freehold.
Council Tax: According to the Valuation Office Agency website, cti.voa.gov.uk the present Council Tax Band for the property is F. Please note that change of ownership is a relevant transaction that can lead to the review of the existing council tax banding assessment.
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