- A charming detached period property lovingly maintained and extended over the years and more recently benefiting from a fantastic ground floor extension making the most of delightful views
- Perfect for multi-generational buyers having plenty of scope for an independent annexe
- Tastefully decorated, beautifully presented and generously proportioned throughout Rosewood is sure to appeal to a wide range of buyers
- Substantial accommodation comprising four reception rooms, five double bedrooms and four attractively appointed bathrooms
- Excellent size and tastefully appointed oak kitchen with AGA, ample oak units and stunning black granite work tops
- The property affords a secluded position with established large front and rear gardens plus a paddock measuring in total 1.35 acres all taking in delightful rural views towards the Mendip Hills
- Sweeping gravelled driveway providing ample parking for multiple vehicles
- Rosewood has solar panels that generate in the region of £2500 per annum
Viewing is essential to appreciate all that this charming period property has to offer, lovingly maintained and extended over the years and more recently benefiting from a fantastic ground floor extension making the most of delightful views over the garden, paddock and countryside beyond. Rosewood is both beautifully presented and generously proportioned and is sure to appeal to a range of buyers. The property affords a secluded position with large front and rear gardens plus a paddock measuring in total 1.35 acres all taking in delightful rural views towards the Mendip Hills in the distance.
Leading from the main entrance door you arrive in a lovely reception hall featuring an original mosaic tiled flooring, stairs ascend to the first floor and doors open to the cloakroom, drawing room and study. The generously proportioned drawing room is light and airy with a wood burner and wide opening into a formal dining room both rooms feature attractive fireplace surrounds and mantels with exposed brick and quarry tile hearths. Double doors bring you into the hub of the home, a fantastic extension that provides comfortable open plan living with picture windows making the most of the views of the Mendip Hills and Brent Knowle. Connecting doors take you into the study and a wide opening takes you into the kitchen. The beautifully appointed kitchen with a bespoke range of oak units providing plenty of storage space including a pull-out larder, stunning black granite work tops, Belfast sink and large central island. An attractive focal point is a large recess with brick surround and wooden beam over houses an electric Aga with triple oven and Ames functionality. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, microwave oven, hob and space for an American style fridge/freezer. A large utility room comprises a sink unit and plenty of space for appliances, boots and coats. This area would be an ideal second kitchen for those requiring annexe accommodation for multiple generations coming together. Doors provide access to a large ground floor bedroom with lovely bay window to front, shower room, garden, garage and workshop. A second staircase rises to the games room/studio with views to the rear and Mendip Hills. There is also access to the large loft space, offering further scope if desired.
To the first floor, there are four double bedrooms and a large attractively appointed family bathroom with corner bath and separate shower enclosure all accessed from the landing. A wonderful master bedroom features sloped ceilings, a stylish ensuite shower room and Juliette balcony with far reaching views over the adjoining rural landscape to the Mendip Hills beyond. Another of the larger bedrooms also benefits from an ensuite shower room.
For those seeking privacy Rosewood is approached via a five-bar gate, a sweeping drive brings you to a large parking area and garage. The front garden (measuring approximately 0.25 acres) is an excellent size and is laid mainly to lawn with seven mature apple, pear and plum trees and shrubs. The boundary is enclosed by natural stone walling, established hedges, and conifers offering privacy. A patio terrace lies to the front of the property. Double doors open to the garage (19'0" x 10'0" / 5.79m x 3.05m). Here there is power and light, a stone floor, further double doors opening into the rear garden. A further door opening to a workshop (16'6" 12'1" / 5.03m x 3.68m) exposed stone walls, with it’s own power and light supply. The rear garden (measuring approximately 0.25 acres) comprises a large patio terrace and a slate gravel area lends itself as a great entertaining space extending from the house and makes the most of the panoramic countryside views. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. A stone pathway leads to two gated poultry enclosures, vegetable beds and a greenhouse. A five-bar gate opens to the paddock (measuring approximately 0.80 acres) which is contained within a natural hedgerow and secure livestock fencing. Another five-bar gate provides access via Green Lane which is approached from the Broadway adjacent to the main entrance.
This lovely home combines a rural lifestyle with flexible living and is situated in the village location of Edington which is conveniently located for access to the nearby A39 and the M5 motorway junction 23, within five miles distance. The village offers local amenities including, Village Hall, Doctors surgery and Post Office/CO-OP shop at Gwilliams Store. There is an excellent primary school in the neighbouring village Catcott along with two further pubs. The location lends itself to a range of primary and secondary educational facilities, with buses to the highly regarded independent schools in Taunton, Wellington and Street, (Millfield). The undeveloped countryside of the Polden Hills with many quiet lanes, footpaths and bridleways, including drove ways providing riding possibilities, as well as dog walking and cycling.
More comprehensive facilities can be found in Bridgwater to the West and Street to the East. The thriving centre of Street is approximately 7 miles and offers a facilities including Strode Theatre, Strode College, both indoor and open air swimming pools and a wide range of shops including Clarks Village - complex of factory shopping outlets.
The major centres of Bristol, Taunton, and Exeter are each within driving distance. There are train stations of Taunton, Bridgwater and Highbridge enable daily travel to London Paddington in less than 2 hours, as well as Bristol and the wider rail network. Bristol Airport, approximately 21 miles away, offers an excellent range of domestic and international flights.
From Street, proceed on the A39 towards Bridgwater passing through the villages of Walton and Ashcott. After approximately six miles turn right signposted to Catcott. Drop down the hill and upon reaching the crossroads (King William Public House opposite), turn left and continue into Edington. Proceed along Broadway passing Edington surgery on your left and then Gwilliams/CO-OP store also on your left. Once you have passed the store, the property is found approximately 400 metres on your right hand side on the Edington and Chilton Polden border. The property is laid back behind a tall conifer hedge and down a gravel driveway.