A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED DETACHED FAMILY HOME ON A PRIVATE GATED DEVELOPMENT IN THE DESIRABLE LEAFY SUBURB OF STOKE BISHOP. THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN EXTENSIVELY IMPROVED BY THE CURRENT OWNERS, CREATING A FABULOUS OPEN PLAN KITCHEN LIVING ROOM WITH BIFOLD DOORS OPENING ONTO THE GARDENS, A SEPARATE SITTING ROOM, FIVE BEDROOMS (PRINCIPLE WITH ENSUITE), HOME OFFICE, AND SINGLE GARAGE MEAN THIS FABULOUS HOME OFFERS THE VERY BEST OF CONTEMPORARY FAMILY LIVING.
Bell Barn Wood is an exclusive development of detached family homes with gated entrance and communal driveway, offering a safe and secure environment where the current owners’s children have learnt to ride their bicycles! Number three’s private driveway can be found midway along the communal driveway, and offers ample off street parking and access to the single garage.
The property itself offers generous accommodation over three floors, and has been extensively refurbished by the current owners. On entering the home there is a very useful Utility Room offering a busy family an ideal place to land and leave dirty wellies and sports equipment, as well as a separate cloakroom. There is a sitting room offering a peaceful retreat from family life, but the main feature of the house is the generous open plan kitchen living room with Bifold Doors to the landscaped rear garden, making this a wonderful opportunity for the much desired “Al Fresco” lifestyle. The kitchen is well appointed, and the large breakfast bar forms a useful divide create obvious kitchen, dining and living areas.
On the first floor the current owners have reconfigured the layout to create four well proportioned bedrooms, the principle bedroom benefitting form an ensuite, as well as a home office and a family bathroom. Ascending to the top floor, there is a stylish loft conversion that creates a versatile fifth bedroom, that could also be used as a play room, snug, or a further study.
The property benefits from gardens to the front and rear. The rear garden has been landscaped creating a raised flower boarder, a sun terrace and the lawned area which is laid with Astro turf. The front garden has a block paved driveway and is mainly laid to lawn.
Tenure – We understand that the property is Freehold
Local authority – Bristol City County Council
Council tax band – G (£3,717.28 per annum)
Services – Mains electricity, gas, drainage, water and broadband
Communal Driveway – There is a cost of £40 per month to cover the running of the intercom, electric gates, and an allowance towards the cost of the communal driveway’s upkeep and insurance.
Stoke Bishop is a desirable family suburb to the Northwest of the City. This particularly convenient position offers good local amenities, with local shops merely a short walk away on Shirehampton Road, as well as restaurants and cafés. There is good schooling at all ages, as well as excellent sporting facilities serving many local clubs enhancing the family vibe of Stoke Bishop.
Bristol has a popular cultural and music scene, catering for all tastes and genres and is famed for its green, open spaces such as Durdham , The Blaise Estate and The Ashton Court Estate, which is across the famous Suspension Bridge and includes mountain bike trails and bridle paths. There are golf courses close by and sailing and windsurfing at Baltic Wharf, and even surfing at “The Wave.”
For the commuter, the A4 has a direct link to the commercial centre, and indeed the motorway networks M5 and M4. Bristol Temple Meads train station provides an extensive service to many cities nationwide, and the city’s international airport flies connects to many European Cities.
Hydes of Bristol and any joint agents give notice that (i) they have no authority to make or give representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. (ii) Any areas, distances or measurements are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulations or other consents and Hydes of Bristol have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. (iii) In accordance with the consumer protection from unfair trading regulations, please note that the working condition of these services, or kitchen appliances has not been checked by the Agents but at the time of taking particulars we were informed that all were in working order. Please also note that current government legislation demands that as selling agents for this property, Hydes of Bristol require written evidence of the origin/source of finance for funding for any prospective purchaser wishing to purchase this property. This confirmation shall be required prior to the vendor entering into any contract of sale and our instructions from the vendor are to this effect.