Stunning Period Residence
Sought-After Village Position
Beautifully Presented Throughout
Spacious Family Accommodation
Delightful South Facing Gardens
Drawing Room & Dining Room
Kitchen with aga Cooker
Utility Room & Cloakroom
Six Bedrooms & Three Bathrooms
No Forward Chain Complications
A handsome and imposing period residence situated in one of Winscombe's most sought-after locations, just 15 minutes walk from the village centre. Believed to have originally been built in the 1700's and substantially extended in the 1800's this charming family home offers beautifully presented and generous accommodation over three floors. Brookside has been sympathetically restored much in keeping with the Georgian and Victorian eras retaining many original features, and combining these effortlessly with modern day amenities. Original features include the charming sash windows which have been completely restored, original panelled doors, ceiling cornicing and fireplaces. Some of the modern additions include a refitted hand-built Magnet Kitchen, Bathroom and En-Suite and redecoration throughout. The light and airy accommodation is both spacious and versatile providing ideal space for the growing family with generous enclosed south facing gardens and pleasant views towards Winscombe Hill and surrounding Mendip Hills. Entering the main Reception Hall immediately sets the tone of what lies ahead throughout the property and includes on the ground floor: Drawing Room, Dining Room with steps leading down to the Kitchen which boasts a gas fired aga cooker. In addition, there is a Utility Room and Cloakroom. The spilt level First Floor Landing provides access to the Master Suite with Dressing Area and En-Suite Shower and three further double Bedrooms, one of which has another En-Suite facility, and there is also a Family Bathroom. On the second floor there are another two Bedrooms and a Shower Room. Outside, there is a parking area for three vehicles, a stone-built garage, two outbuildings and an office/workshop. Exceptional properties of this quality in this location are quite rare and should therefore in our opinion be viewed at an early opportunity. Viewing appointments are strictly by arrangement exclusively through Farrons Estate Agents:
Located in the sought-after Church Road area of Winscombe and within walking distance of the popular and bustling village centre which benefits from a range of village facilities and amenities, these include: A variety of Retail Outlets and Professional Practices, a Public Library, Community Centre, Public House/Restaurant, Opticians, Doctor, Dental and Veterinary Surgeries and several Take Away outlets. The village also has an excellent Primary School and Rugby, Football, Cricket and Bowling Clubs. Winscombe is close to the Mendip Hills and is surrounded by beautiful open countryside providing excellent riding and walking opportunities. There are several lakes located within the area which cater for sailing and fishing enthusiasts and there is a Dry Ski Slope and Equestrian Centre in Churchill. The popular Churchill Academy with Sixth Form Centre is within 3 miles which also benefits from a Sports Centre and Swimming Pool and private schooling is available at the renowned Sidcot School, just a short distance away. Winscombe is ideally situated for the commuter and is convenient to Bristol, Bath, Wells and the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare. There are mainline railway connections at Weston-super-Mare, Worle Parkway and Yatton providing direct access to Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington and other major towns and cities. Access to the M5 Motorway network is available at junction 20 Clevedon, 21 St Georges and 22 Edithmead and Bristol International Airport is within a 20-minute drive.
From Bristol heading South West on the A38 enter the village of Churchill. At the traffic lights proceed straight ahead. Follow the road for approximately 1 mile passing through the Hamlet of Star. After a further ½ mile proceed past Sidcot School on the left-hand side and drop down the hill to a set of traffic lights. Turn right onto Sidcot Lane signposted to Winscombe and Weston-super-Mare. Proceed into the village of Winscombe onto Woodborough Road and with Winscombe 'Car Sales' on the right and the Co-op mini market on the left continue through the sharp left-hand bend. Follow the road under the 'old railway bridge' passing the Church Hall on the right. Take the first available turning on the left onto Church Road and continue to the top of the incline passing The Lynch on the left. Proceed straight ahead passing Barton Road on the right-hand side where the property can be found just a short distance along on the right-hand side and can be identified by the Farrons 'for sale' notice.
Split level Hallway with double glazed French doors, staircase with split level half turn rising to the first floor accommodation with storage cupboard under, painted wood flooring and Myson gas wall heater.
4.88m (16ft 0in) x 4.04m (13ft 3in)
Feature period fireplace with slate hearth and inset wood burner, period style radiator, corniced ceiling and walk-in bay with original sash windows providing a delightful outlook across the garden and to Winscombe Hill beyond.
4.57m (15ft 0in) into bay x 4.04m (13ft 3in)
Feature fireplace surround with recessed shelving to either side, stripped floor boards, corniced ceiling, period style radiator and walk-in bay with original sash windows providing a delightful outlook across the garden to Winscombe Hill beyond. Steps lead down to:
4.04m (13ft 3in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
Fitted with an attractive range of bespoke light grey 'Magnet' base and drawer units incorporating a breakfast bar island, solid wood worksurfaces over, tiled surrounds and inset white ceramic Belfast sink unit with mixer tap. For the keen chef, a particular feature of the kitchen is the gas fired aga cooker, built-in aeg two ring gas hob, an aeg electric oven and built-in aeg dishwasher. In addition, there is space for a fridge/freezer unit, a built-in larder cupboard, lime stone flooring, beamed ceiling and two double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations. Doorway to:
With period style tiled flooring, electric consumer unit and solid wood door with glass inserts leading out to the driveway.
3.05m (10ft 0in) x 2.51m (8ft 3in)
With recessed dresser unit, built-in storage cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine with worktop over, recessed white ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, tiled flooring and double glazed sash window.
Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and tiled flooring.
Split Level Landing:
With sash window to the front elevation providing a delightful outlook across the gardens and to Winscombe Hill beyond, painted wood flooring and staircase rising to the second floor accommodation.
Split Level Landing.
4.9m (16ft 1in) into bay x 4.98m (16ft 4in) max.
Feature period fireplace, corniced ceiling and period style radiator. Walk-in bay with original sash windows to the front elevation providing a delightful outlook across the gardens and to Winscombe Hill beyond.
With built-in wardrobe units, radiator, recessed ceiling lights and double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and Winscombe Hill beyond.
En Suite Shower Room:
2.49m (8ft 2in) x 1.78m (5ft 10in)
Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Ceramic panelled bath with mixer tap and Mira shower over, built-in plinth with wash hand basin, chrome mixer tap and electric light/shaver socket over, low level W.C, radiator, recessed ceiling lights, built-in storage cupboard and obscure glass window to the side elevation.
5.11m (16ft 9in) x 4.93m (16ft 2in) into bay.
Feature period fireplace, large modern radiator and corniced ceiling. Walk-in bay with original sash windows to the front elevation providing a delightful outlook across the gardens and to Winscombe Hill beyond.
3.07m (10ft 1in) x 2.69m (8ft 10in)
Large built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing the hot water cylinder, radiator and sash window to the rear elevation. Door to:
En Suite Shower Room.:
White suite with chrome fittings including: Glass and tiled shower with recessed shower unit, corner wash hand basin, low level W.C, chrome electric towel rail and obscure glass window.
3.51m (11ft 6in) x 3.07m (10ft 1in)
Sash window to the side elevation and radiator.
3.05m (10ft 0in) x 2.13m (7ft 0in)
Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Freestanding period style bath with mixer tap, glass and tiled corner shower unit with Bristan shower, pedestal wash hand basin with electric light/shaver socket over, low level W.C, radiator, recessed ceiling lights and double glazed window to the rear elevation.
Second Floor Landing:
Painted wood flooring and double glazed skylight window.
3.96m (13ft 0in) x 3.07m (10ft 1in)
Sash window to the side elevation providing a pleasant outlook, radiator.
3.56m (11ft 8in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
Feature period fireplace, top opening window to the side elevation providing a pleasant outlook, radiator.
2.74m (9ft 0in) x 1.32m (4ft 4in)
Modern white suite with chrome fittings including: Panelled ceramic bath with Mira electric shower over and glass shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin with electric light/shaver socket over, low level W.C, part tiled walls and double glazed window to the rear elevation.
The property is approached from the rear via an asphalt driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles which in turn leads to the stone built garage. In addition, there are two stone outbuildings currently providing storage space although offering ample potential to be utilised for a range of uses including a home office, treatment room, gym or workshop.
Gated side access leads to the generous enclosed gardens which form a particular feature of the property, predominantly laid to lawn with natural stone walls and fenced boundaries. There are a range of mature trees and shrubs, a vegetable garden, wild meadow area and a paved sun terrace. The whole enjoying a good degree of privacy and sunshine for much of the day. Accessed from outside the property is the workshop:
3.43m (11ft 3in) x 2.46m (8ft 1in)
This also offers versatility and could be utilised for a range of uses. There is a fitted work bench and shelving, a Belfast sink unit with hot and cold taps, recessed ceiling lights, tiled flooring, double glazed windows and built-in cupboard housing the Ideal Mexico gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water.
4.83m (15ft 10in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)
Stone built under and pitched and tiled roof.