A substantial four bedroom (1,744 sq ft) detached bungalow, set in established gardens and grounds approaching 0.5 of an acre, and superbly positioned only a short distance from Clifton Village (3.4 miles) and just 4 miles from Portishead and it's exciting Marina.
When entering this fine home you are greeted with a porch that opens to a welcoming entrance hall with all the principal reception rooms, bathrooms and bedrooms located neatly off. The kitchen is accessed through the dining room which is fully equipped with a comprehensive range of oak fronted wall and base units, complemented by work surfaces that run the full length of the kitchen; providing precious preparation space for those who love to cook. The utility room lies to the back of the kitchen with direct access to the south facing terrace and gardens. The living room enjoys a southerly orientation with sliding patio doors that again open out to the patio and gardens to the rear. This tranquil room is warmed by an open fireplace which provides an aesthetically pleasing focal point to this room. The study is accessed from the living room which again provides space for a useful home office for professionals. The main bedroom benefits from having an en-suite; all three other bedrooms are double sized. A pleasing benefit for the family buyer is the use of two separate bathrooms providing useful washing facilities for those busy mornings.
The property is positioned in the middle of its plot, set back from the main road and is approached via a gated driveway, offering ample off-road parking, including garaging for two cars. The private gardens and grounds encompass the property which are predominantly laid to level lawns that pleasantly adjoin the neighbouring countryside & National Trust land to the rear.
Markham is set on the northern edge of the Gordano Valley, the Avon Wildlife Trust, Hails Wood and Priors Wood can all be found nearby with the latter widely noted for it's famous bluebell walk. The area itself is well served for its renowned schooling in both the state and private sector - Crockerne Church of England Primary School, St Katherine's School and The Downs private prep school are all conveniently located. Sitting within the North Somerset boundary the area is a particularly sought after rural location on the outskirts of Bristol and sits within the North Somerset boundary and has previously featured on Kirstie Allsopp's Best of Both Worlds on Channel 4.
Also within easy reach of Clifton Village, Portishead and the M5 motorway and is particularly well placed for commuting to Bristol (being approximately 8 miles to the west of the city). Amenities include a parish church and choice of local shops, public houses along with a choice of scenic walks on the network of local public footpaths and bridleways. The M4/M5 motorways are easily reached at either junction 19 or 20 of the M5 and Clifton Village, with its colourful range of shops, restaurants and boutiques is easily accessible via the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge. Nearby Portishead also has a selection of shopping facilities including a choice of supermarkets and other amenities. Other local attractions are The National Trust Estate of Tyntesfield which is a spectacular Victorian Gothic-Revival country house that was purchased by the National Trust in 2002; and Noah Ark Zoo - both on the B3128.
Indeed this property is highly unique and it is very rare to find a property of this kind situated in such an convenient location. An internal viewing will be essential to fully appreciate the flexible accommodation on offer.
Services Connected: Mains Water, Private Septic Tank , Oil Fired Central Heating, Electric.
Local Authority: North Somerset Council Tel: 01934 888888
Council Tax Band: F
All viewings strictly by appointment with the agent Goodman & Lilley - 0117 2130777/01275 430440