You could not wish for a more "picture-book" location than the one offered by Hollowbrook Cottage, a detached superbly presented four bedroom stone cottage between Chew Magna and Bishop Sutton.
Hollowbrook Cottage has been lovingly extended and modernised by its present owners. It offers the quality and beauty of a period cottage with the conveniences of contemporary kitchen, utility and bathrooms.
Hollowbrook Cottage is located close to 'Knowle Hill' in a small hamlet of period properties, nestled in a rural lane close to Chew Valley Lake. Approximately one mile from the villages of Chew Magna and Bishop Sutton both offering village facilities. Close by is the Michelin starred Pony & Trap. There are primary schools in each village and both are in catchment for Chew Valley School.
Hollowbrook Cottage dates back several hundred years but during the last twenty years has had a two storey extension to the rear and single storey to the side which considerably enlarges the interior accommodation. The cottage has stone elevations under a tiled roof, good ceiling heights and attractive character features in many rooms. It benefits from calor gas central heating and double glazed hardwood windows. A timber pillared entrance porch leads into the kitchen, a beautifully fitted room with high specification shaker style floor and wall cupboards incorporating ample storage with Silestone (granite) worksurfaces over. Integrated appliances include six ring gas hob range with two electric ovens, Neff dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer. The dining room has a slate floor, timber panelling and triple aspect, two stone steps and latch door lead into the sitting room. Full height stone fireplace with beam over and inset with Jotul wood burning stove, Oak floor, two...
Beyond the inner hall is the garden room. A delightful spot to sit and watch the wildlife in the garden - it has large windows and French doors onto the garden, tiled roof, radiators, flagged floor and natural stone wall. The stairs rise from the hall to the split-level landing. On the lower rear landing are the bathroom and separate shower room. Both are superbly fitted with white suites and attractive fully tiled walls. The bathroom has a large freestanding tub, w.c. and wash hand basin. There is a double bedroom on this level with view to the rear. On the upper front landing is the master bedroom with full height ceiling, exposed roof beams, wall mounted TV point and window to front. The owners have an intercommunicating archway into bedroom 4 which is used and fitted as a dressing room and has double doors onto the landing. There is another double bedroom with triple aspect to the front and side.
Hollowbrook Cottage is approached from the lane with pedestrian access to the front and rear. On the other side of the lane is a piece of land with a stone built DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE and very useful and versatile room over. The garage and room over, has light, power and security system. In front of the garage, behind a timber five bar gate is plenty of parking and turning. Adjoining the riverbank is a delightful 'picnic spot'! The garden is walled, there is a lawn to the front and side and a rear terrace which wraps around the cottage, where there is a boiler cupboard housing the calor gas 'combi' boiler. The terrace continues to the west and south side of the garden where French doors from the garden room lead onto the terrace with shallow lawn to side and two steps to the Pergoda (open sided summer house). The front of the cottage is clad with wisteria and honeysuckle completing the picture for this 'true country cottage'.
Local Authority - Bath & North East Somerset; Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the Agents: David James & Partners Ltd Tel: Reference - 25676/180419