Hillside Farm is an exciting opportunity to purchase a delightful 4 bedroom detached country house with ancillary accommodation (The Apple Shed) all set within a generous plot benefitting from mature gardens and ample parking. Hillside Farm has been occupied by its current owners for some 38 years and offers versatile and well proportioned living. The property is extremely well presented and benefits from Sandstone flooring on the ground floor, period features including an inglenook fireplace with wood burner and exposed beams along with a well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room. An internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate this beautiful family home.
Set amidst attractive countryside, the village of Farmborough is located approximately 8 miles south-west of the Georgian City of Bath. Local amenities include a Post Office and general store, public houses, garages, church, village hall and primary school. Good routes from here are available down the M5 and up to the M4 via Bristol or Bath. The nearest railway stations are at Keynsham for Bristol connections and Bath for onward connections through to London Paddington. The World Heritage City of Bath is renowned for its vast arrange of cultural, shopping, leisure and sporting facilities, including the famous Royal Crescent and Circus, museums, Milsom Street shopping, Bath Theatre Royal, Roman Baths and sporting - the Bath Sports Centre and the ever-increasing centre of sport excellence at the University of Bath with frequent bus services from the City Centre to the campus itself. The City of Bristol is also within reasonable commuting distance and the nearby towns of Midsomer Norton and Keynsham provide a good range of day-to-day amenities.
In fuller the accommodation comprises
Entrance via multi glazed front door into
Double glazed windows to both sides, exposed beams, further front door with step down into
DINING HALLWAY 3.58m x 6.85m (11ft 9 x 22ft 6)
2 double glazed windows to front aspect with window seats, 2 double radiators, feature wood burning stove, wall lights, exposed stonework over fire, opening to
MAIN HALLWAY 2.24m x 5.83m (7ft 4 x 19ft 2)
Stairs rising to first floor landing, under stairs storage cupboard, double radiator, wall lights, doors to
SITTING ROOM 5.69m x 6.61m (18ft 8 x 21ft 8)
uPVC bay window enjoying views over the rear garden, wall lights, feature inglenook fireplace with exposed stonework and wood burning stove with slabbed hearth, exposed beams, 2 double radiators, opening into
STUDY AREA 3.17m x 5.14m (10ft 5 x 16ft 10)
uPVC double glazed window to both side aspect, uPVC double glazed bay window to front aspect, double radiator, wall lights.
KITCHEN 3.64m x 5.86m (11ft 11 x 19ft 3) /BREAKFAST ROOM 5.24m x 3.75m (17ft 2 x 12ft 4)
Double glazed windows to front, side and rear aspects, double glazed doors to rear garden, a range of wall and floor units with Corian work surface over, sink with chrome mixer taps over, Bosch 4 ring induction hob with extractor hood over, integrated Bosch microwave, Bosch electric self cleaning oven with warming drawer beneath, integrated Miele dishwasher, tiled splash backs, kick heaters, exposed beams, exposed stonework, door with small step down into
UTILITY AREA 3.35m x 3.82m (11ft x 12ft 6)
Pedestrian door to rear garden, window to rear aspect, further range of wall and floor units with Corian work surface over, inset Belfast style sink with chrome mixer taps, space and plumbing for white goods including washing machine, tumble drier and American style fridge freezer, double radiator, 2 cupboards (one housing hot water tank and boiler), inset spots, further step up to
DOWNSTAIRS WET ROOM 1.27m x 2.87m (4ft 2 x 9ft 6)
Obscured uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, suite comprising low level Roca w/c, wall mounted Roca wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps over, fully tiled, tiled flooring, mains rainfall shower over, inset spots, single radiator.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Double radiator, spots, storage cupboard with shelving, exposed beams, step up into
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 5.77m x 5.74m (18ft 11 x 18ft 10)
uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect enjoying pleasant views over the rear garden, inset spots, exposed beams, large single radiator, a range of built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving, wall lights, double doors to
EN SUITE 3.35m X 3.34m (11ft X 10ft 11m)
Obscured uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, suite comprising Corian wash hand basin with taps over and storage beneath, built in mirror with lighting over, low level w/c, Corian panelled bath with rainfall shower over, inset spots, extractor, wood effect flooring.
BEDROOM TWO 5.24m x 3.79m (17ft 2 x 12ft 5)
uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect enjoying pleasant views over the rear garden, single radiator, inset spots, exposed beams, wall lights, multi glazed door into
EN SUITE 1.89m x 2.64m (6ft 2 x 8ft 8)
Obscured uPVC double glazed window to side aspect, suite comprising close coupled w/c, pedestal wash hand basin with taps over, single radiator, panelled bath with rainfall shower over, part Corian and tiled, exposed beams, wall lights, wood effect flooring.
BEDROOM THREE 3.63m x 4.07m (11ft 11 x 13ft 4)
uPVC double glazed window to front aspect, single radiator, inset spots.
FAMILY BATHROOM 3.59m x 2.68m (11ft 9 x 8ft 9)
Obscured uPVC double glazed window to front aspect, suite comprising low level Lefroy Brooks w/c and pedestal wash hand basin, tile panelled bath with shower attachment over, inset spots, part tiled, Amtico wood effect flooring, single radiator, access to loft space, extractor.
Step up from hallway into
BEDROOM FOUR 3.34m x 4.37m (10ft 11 x 14ft 4)
uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect enjoying views over the garden, exposed beams, wall lights, corner wash hand basin set in vanity unit, single radiator.
The REAR garden has flag stone paved areas providing various places for entertaining and garden furniture. Immediately adjacent to the property there is a patio area with steps leading up to the established garden which is laid mainly to lawn with mature deep planted borders containing a mixture of trees and shrubs. The rear garden benefits from a stone built open gazebo with a pitched tiled roof and quarry tiled floor with a seating area and a paved area ideal for further garden furniture, a log store and a further courtyard area is situated to the side of the property with an open fronted lean to providing a dry storage area, there are various outside power points and wall lights, a storage shed ideal for storing garden furniture. The FRONT of the property has a driveway providing ample parking for a number of vehicles with a selection of mature trees, raised borders containing a mixture of plants and shrubs, a paved pathway provides access to the front door with wall lights. A mature wisteria softens the front of the property.
The property benefits further from a detached stone-built property ideal for Airbnb or an Annex.
THE APPLE SHED is accessed via a gravel pathway with a lawn area and further planted borders. Guests at the Apple Shed have a private garden area with a paved area for garden furniture.
Entrance via wooden stable style door with lead canopy over into
OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN 6.06m x 6.59m (19ft 11 x 21ft 7)
uPVC double glazed doors with matching side panels to front patio area, solid Oak wooden flooring, Calor gas heating and hot water, inset spots, stairs rising to first floor, under stairs storage cupboard. Tiled flooring, a range of wall and floor units, single Franke sink drainer unit with mixer tap over, tiled splash backs, under unit lighting, 4 ring electric hob with Bosch self cleaning oven beneath and contemporary extractor over, integrated slimline Bosch dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer, inset spots, electric radiator.
DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER/WC 2.64m x 2.02m (8ft 8 x 6ft 8)
Obscured double glazed window to side aspect, suite comprising low level Roca w/c, circular sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, walk in wet room style shower with rainfall shower over and separate shower attachment, fully tiled, tiled flooring, towel radiator, shaver points and wall light, extractor, inset spots, wooden shelving for linen, natural tumble marble flooring.
Access to mezzanine floor with MASTER BEDROOM 6.09m x 6.60m (20ft x 21ft 8)
2 Velux windows to front aspect, port hole style window to side aspect, inset spots, built in Oak storage cupboards, solid Oak wooden flooring, radiator.
Proceed on the A39 through the village of Marksbury and at the traffic lights adjacent to the petrol filling station turn left towards Farmborough. Proceed past the Farmborough Inn on the left and take the next left signposted to Timsbury. Follow the road down the hill past the Butchers Arms on the right hand side, then follow the road uphill and the driveway will be found on the right hand side. Viewing is strictly by prior appointment.
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