Savills | Church Road, Abbots Leigh, Bristol, BS8 3QU | Properties for sale
259.57 sq m(2,794 sq ft)
Excess of £1,100,000

Church RoadAbbots Leigh, Bristol, BS8 3QU

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in November 2020
  • Utility and rear lobby
  • Drawing room, dining room and sitting room
  • Kitchen and breakfast room
  • Master bedroom with Jack and Jill bathroom
  • Two additional first floor bedrooms
  • Top floor bedroom suite
  • Carriage drive with turning circle and garage
  • Sun terrace and south facing lawned garden

Idyllic country life.

About this property

  • A generous family house constructed during the 1920s, semi-detached and providing a significant footprint. Gable Cottage has been extended and benefits from excellent curb appeal and has a wonderful vista with a southerly orientation to the rear. Constructed from rendered elevations with gables and under a pitched and tiled roof, there are casement windows, some original features and many modern enhancements.

    Gable Cottage is approached via a covered porch with oak supports which accesses the garage and the vestibule. The latter has a timber floor and doors which lead to the reception hall, utility and rear lobby. The reception hall has a rising staircase to the upper floors, an under stairs cupboard and cloakroom. There are three principal rooms; the drawing room has a bay window over the front elevation and a feature Minster fireplace. Adjacent is the dining room, adaptable and with further casement windows to the front. The sitting room has sliding doors leading onto the terrace and enjoys an outstanding panorama over the beautifully landscaped garden and pasture beyond. The kitchen/breakfast room is well appointed and has a range of quality wall and base units with granite work surfaces, there is a twin bowl Villeroy and Boch sink and integrated appliances include a Neff induction hob, extractor, dishwasher, oven, microwave and warming drawer. Within the breakfast area there is an integrated fridge freezer, a lantern light and sliding doors on to the sun terrace. There are four bedrooms over the first and top floors. The master bedroom includes fitted wardrobes and a Jack and Jill door to the bathroom, whilst the top floor bedroom has the benefit of its own dedicated en suite shower room.

    Gable Cottage is approached via a circular drive with a central island featuring an Pear tree and low box hedging. Ornamental borders are heavily stocked with a wide variety of flowering plants and trees. The covered porch provides access to the garage with an up and over door, this is tandem length and incorporates a workshop and a potting store beyond. The rear garden is arranged over two tiers. There is a shaped flagstone terrace spanning the rear elevation and a low wall has a variety of alpine plants. Shallow steps drop to the lawned garden which is broken by a densely planted flower border resplendent with a wide variety of annuals and perennials which give year round colour. The main body of the garden is lawned, bounded by hedgerows and culminates in a screened composting area. There is a wide variety of flora and fauna and wonderful bird life.

    Please note photographs dates June 2019.

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A wonderful opportunity to acquire a deceptive family house in one of North Somerset's most sought after roads and village.

Richard BrooksProperty agent

Local information

  • Abbots Leigh is considered one of the most sought after villages, semi-rural and enjoying all the benefits of country living, whilst being within a short commute of the fashionable Clifton Village. Bristol's commercial centre is approximately 5 miles distant and the M5 junction is 2 miles distant, making this an ideal commutable home. There are excellent rail links available from Bristol Temple Meads train station, whilst Bristol Airport has an extensive schedule of flights to a number of European destinations. For those who enjoy outdoor pursuits, there are many walks and bridal paths available from the nearby Ashton Court Estate and through Leigh Woods. Golf courses are in abundance and include Bristol and Clifton and Long Ashton. There are schools, state and independent, including St Katherine's for the former and Clifton College, Bristol Grammar and QEH, for the latter.

Additional information

  • Directions: Mileages Clifton Village: 2.8 miles M5, junction 19: 3.1 miles Bristol City Centre: 3.9 miles Bristol Temple Meads: 5.3 miles
  • EPC Rating = F