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Tickenham Hill, Tickenham
Guide Price £1,500,000 | Sold Subject to Contract

Quiet Position In Tickenham, North Somerset has 8 bedrooms  8   Quiet Position In Tickenham, North Somerset has  bathrooms  8  

  • Substantial Detached Residence In Excess of 8,000 Sq Ft In Total
  • Potential For Three Self Contained Properties Currently
  • Circa 3.5 Acres Of West Facing Grounds & Bluebell Woods To Rear
  • Detached Pavilion With Studio & Shower Room
  • Hard Outside Tennis Court
  • Stunning Far Reaching West Facing Views Over Gentle Valley, Bristol Channel, Welsh Coastline & Exmoor
  • Double Garage, Various Stores & Expansive Wrap Around Driveway
  • No Onward Chain
  • In Need Of Modernisation Throughout
  • Stamp Duty MDR Available

A magnificent and substantial detached family residence set in private grounds of circa 3.5 acres of West Facing grounds & Bluebell woodland to the rear. Compete with outside tennis court, detached 1,500 plus sq ft pavilion with studio and shower room, double garage, wrap around driveway offering expansive parking and the benefit of no onward chain.

Longwood is believed to date back to the 1930's but has been hugely extended over the years to a Mediterranean style and now boasts circa 6,000 qf ft of accommodation arranged over three floors. The adjacent detached pavilion offers a further nearly 1,600 sq ft, add to that various store rooms and you start to get a feel of the golden opportunity offered to the market today. The accommodation which enjoy's an atmosphere of space and light is arranged over three floors, having a west facing balcony stretching across the length of the house especially designed to take advantage of the stunning panoramic views over the gentle valley before it stretches across to the Bristol Channel and Welsh coastline and to the south west, Exmoor. The drawing room and two large bedrooms including the principle suite , open out to the balcony. The well equipped kitchen/breakfast room is of a good size and faces east to enjoy the morning sun. A gallery landing provides access to the bedroom wing and on the ground floor the reception hall with it's marble floor leads to the self contained apartment and guest suite downstairs. Lying to the south of the house is a stunning architect designed ''pavilion'' created to be used as an open plan exhibition or leisure room. It has two sunken seating areas with marble topped cabinets, seven roof trusses and four pairs of French doors opening out to the rose garden. Off the main room is a studio with it's own en-suite shower room.

Accommodation

The accommodation which enjoys an atmosphere of space and light is arranged over three floors, having a west facing balcony stretching across the length of the house especially designed to take advantage of the stunning panoramic views over the gentle valley before it that stretches across to the Bristol Channel and Welsh coastline and to the south west, Exmoor. The drawing room and two large bedrooms including the principle suite , open out to the balcony. The well equipped kitchen/breakfast room is of a good size and faces east to enjoy the morning sun. A gallery landing provides access to the bedroom wing and on the ground floor the reception hall with it's marble floor leads to the self contained apartment and guest suite downstairs. Lying to the south of the house is a stunning architect designed ''pavilion'' created to be used as an open plan exhibition or leisure room. It has two sunken seating areas with marble topped cabinets, seven roof trusses and four pairs of French doors opening out to the rose garden. Off the main room is a studio with it's own en-suite shower room.

Grounds

The well thought out and attractive landscaped gardens and grounds create a park-like setting. There are gently undulating lawns to the east of the house and drive interspersed with tall mature trees, bluebells and daffodils. There are further 'compartments' to the gardens and seating areas that are all designed to take in the views. There is a hard tennis court that is in need of resurfacing which lies to the west. A bluebell wood adjoining farmland with a pleasant circular walk and sitting area lies to the North East behind the property. In all the property extends to just over 3.5 acres. The in and out driveway surrounds the whole property and offers various parking opportunities and provides access to a double garage and various store rooms below the front of the property.

Situation

Longwood is situated in an secluded elevated position in a park-like setting commanding extensive panoramic views over a gentle valley which is locally known as ''The Golden Valley'' to Exmoor and the Bristol Channel, and beyond to the Welsh coastline.

Local Amenities

Travel Link

Mainline railway station at Nailsea & Backwell (3.5 miles), Bristol Temple Meads (8.4miles) and Bristol Parkway (15.8 miles), Bristol Airport (8miles)

Schools

There are some excellent schools in the area including Clifton College, Clifton High School, Bristol Grammar School, Badminton, Queen Elizabeth Hospital School and the excellent nearby 'The Downs Preparatory School' just 2 miles away.

Leisure

A number of highly regarded golf courses can be found within a 3 mile radius, these include Bristol and Clifton Golf Club, Ashton Court Mansion Gold Club and Long Ashton Golf Club. Bristol has a number of sporting clubs including first class rugby, county cricket and championship football. Fishing is available on rivers Frome, Wye and Avon as well as Barrow Reservoir, Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Walking – The area surrounding the property and the neighbouring woodland provides some great walks.

Shopping

Clifton Village (6.3 miles), Cribbs Causeway (11.7 miles), Cabot Circus (8.8 miles), Portishead (4.5 miles) and Nailsea (2.3 miles), both with high street shopping and supermarkets.

Directions

From Bristol take the A370 towards Weston Super Mare and filter left at the beginning of the Long Ashton bypass onto the B3138 towards Clevedon. Pass through Failand and continue for about 0.5 miles passing the The Downs School on the right. Follow on for 2 miles on Clevedon Road and the property will be found towards the bottom of the hill on the right.


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Tickenham Hill, Tickenham
Guide Price £1,500,000 | Sold Subject to Contract

Quiet Position In Tickenham, North Somerset has 8 bedrooms  8   Quiet Position In Tickenham, North Somerset has  bathrooms  8  

  • Substantial Detached Residence In Excess of 8,000 Sq Ft In Total
  • Potential For Three Self Contained Properties Currently
  • Circa 3.5 Acres Of West Facing Grounds & Bluebell Woods To Rear
  • Detached Pavilion With Studio & Shower Room
  • Hard Outside Tennis Court
  • Stunning Far Reaching West Facing Views Over Gentle Valley, Bristol Channel, Welsh Coastline & Exmoor
  • Double Garage, Various Stores & Expansive Wrap Around Driveway
  • No Onward Chain
  • In Need Of Modernisation Throughout
  • Stamp Duty MDR Available