The house is approached across an attractive walled courtyard entrance which enjoys morning sunshine and provides ample space for external enjoyment/dining. The original timber braced and studded front door opens into the entrance/dining hall which has an impressive Inglenook fireplace to one end, which includes a cast iron log burner. Two separate staircases within the inner hallway one of which is spiral lead to the upper floors. A cosy lounge with cast iron coal effect gas fire is reached off the dining room and inner hallway. The farmhouse style kitchen/diner enjoys far reaching views and includes a comprehensive range of base and wall units with part laminate and granite work surfaces. A central preparation island unit doubles as a breakfast bar. To one corner is a two oven/two hot plate gas fired Rayburn Aga which provides for cooking as well as part central heating and hot water circulation. A door to one end leads to a useful utility room and W/C. The remaining ground floor accommodation within the North and Eastern sections of the house have been cleverly arranged to provide for additional family accommodation as well as providing for self-contained accommodation if required. The accommodation within each comprises a double bedroom with en-suite, bathroom, with the eastern wing acting as a separate annex with direct access off the entrance courtyard. The annex accommodation includes a kitchen/diner with separate bedroom and en-suite shower room. It should be noted that the shower room within the annex includes a link door via the utility room to the main house. A rear entrance lobby within the ground floor opens onto the garden and driveway hardstanding.
The first and second floor accommodation is reached off two separate staircases and includes four bedrooms, one of which is approached off a reception/kitchenette thereby providing for ideal guest accommodation or teenager living. Bedrooms two & three benefits from en-suite shower rooms, with separate W/C/shower reached off the first floor landing. A study/additional bedroom houses a wall mounted gas fired Worcester boiler which part supplies the central heating and domestic hot water circulation.
The second floor accommodation is currently arranged as two generously proportioned open plan loft rooms ideal as children playrooms or could provide for additional bedrooms if required. Both loft rooms, one of which is split level, enjoy far reaching views.
Externally, the house enjoys open lawned gardens predominantly to the front and side of the property with the rear garden rising steeply to mature woodland. A gated single track driveway is reached off Dundry Lane and meanders its way through the sloped paddock garden to an area of part grass/gravelled hard standing to the western side elevation of the house. This area of garden also includes a free-standing summer house and patio area ideal for external dining and BBQ’s. Green house. A secondary driveway access also provides access off Dundry lane and is shared by two neighbouring dwellings. This driveway also provides access to a detached garage as well as hardstanding for 4/5 motor vehicles. The attractive and secluded walled entrance garden to the eastern side of the house is reached via a gated flagstone pathway and provides privacy and seclusion. In addition to the area of woodland which runs predominantly along the upper slopes of the plot, there is also a separate area of paddock land ideal as a child’s pony paddock totalling 0.825 acres acres which flanks the western gardens fence line.
Dundry is a North Somerset village situated on Dundry Hill, between Bristol and the Chew Valley Lake. The city of Bristol is only four miles away and Bath is twelve miles to the west. Its lofty situation makes it a notable landmark in North Somerset and its dominance is emphasised by a spectacular fifteenth century church tower. Dundry commands some of the most extensive and beautiful prospects in the west of England, and by night Bristol’s lights create a breath-taking scene. The Dundry Inn public house in renowned in the area, and schools include a primary school with secondary schooling available at nearby Chew Valley, and a choice of private schooling in Bristol itself. The area around is well known for its beauty, activities and attractions. The Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes provide a host of activities whilst the nearby Mendips are popular and boast great walking, riding and unspoilt nature.
From Bristol take the A38 South. Pass Woodspring Golf and Country Club on your right hand side. After approximately half a mile (having past the petrol filling station) turn left into Dundry Lane. Follow the road up the hill for approximately half a mile and at the fork in the road, turn right into the private gated driveway of Upper Grove farm.
TENURE: We understand to be Freehold and Free.
SERVICES: We understand mains water, electricity and gas are connected the property. Private drainage.
CENTRAL HEATING: We understand that a gas fired Rayburn Aga provides part central heating and hot water with a Worcester gas fired combination boiler completing the central heating.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: North Somerset Council T: 01934 888888.
We understand to be rates band G £3,167.00 per annum (2021/2022).
VIEWINGS – Strictly be prior appointment with Hydes of Bristol T: 0117 973 1516
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