5 bed barn for sale in Backwell Common, Backwell, North Somerset (ref: 8582963)Shortlist
The property was formerly part of Old Farm however, in 2010 the owners saw the potential to create a spacious family home of character. The design cleverly combines traditional methods and materials with contemporary features and full building regulation standards of insulation. The gated entrance is flanked by low natural stone walls that open to a gravel drive with a bridge crossing a shallow stream. Before the bridge the drive branches off to the stable block but also continues to a forecourt that provides ample parking and turning space with an oak frame double garage.
The gardens and paddocks are level and easy to maintain and there are views over the surrounding farmland beyond.
Externally the property is mostly constructed of mellow brick and local stone with a gabled natural oak framed porch that opens to a stunning oak framed open plan living room, dining area and kitchen with natural stone Travertine flooring that enjoys a dual aspect with the main outlook over the lawns and paddock to the south west.
The kitchen area is fitted with a range of bespoke cabinets including a central island and an electric Aga cooker. From the kitchen, a hallway again with travertine flooring initially leads to a utility room, a cloakroom and a fifth (double) bedroom/study. The light airy hallway continues to the bedroom wing where there are 4 excellent bedrooms, two having en suite shower rooms and a superb family bathroom. There is under floor heating throughout with individual room thermostats controlling the A rated boiler and the windows are fully double glazed.
Situation and Communications
For many decades, Backwell has been one of the most sought after villages in the area and Backwell Common combines the delights of a rural position without isolation with easy access to all amenities including the excellent local schools.
For the commuter, good road connections are available to other nearby centres with Bristol just 7 miles distant and a main line railway station shared with neighbouring Nailsea offering good local and direct services to Bristol, Bath and London-Paddington. Furthermore, Bristol International Airport is just a 10 minute drive away, ideal for pleasure and business flight but Backwell Common does not suffer from low level commercial air traffic.
Local leisure prospects are similarly attractive with several challenging golf courses including Bristol & Clifton, Long Ashton, Tickenham, Clevedon, Tall Pines and Mendip Spring all within easy reach. Sailing and world class fishing is offered at the nearby Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes, a number of well established equestrian centres are located nearby and the Mendip Hills and vales of North Somerset are famed for some of the loveliest walks in the region.
Stamp Duty Due
Based on a sale price of £850,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:
* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.
- Status: Sold STC
- Reference: 8582963