Christon Road, Loxton, Axbridge

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Caringly converted in 1982 from an original barn, The Old Granary is offers light and airy accommodation, with good room proportions and attractive features such as parquet flooring, exposed stone walls and overhead beams. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with magnificent far reaching views it is tucked away down a pretty rural road lined with country residences and provides easy access to not only the surrounding countryside but also the M5 within 7 miles.

A welcoming front door leads into a porch which opens to the spacious entrance hall where there is a useful downstairs cloakroom and large under-stairs storage cupboard.

On the left is the light and bright traditional style, dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room which incorporates a good range of base and wall units together with an oil-fired Rayburn, space for an additional cooker, a large fridge/freezer and a breakfast table. A wooden stable door not only lends a sense of bringing the outside in, but also provides direct access onto one of the 3 dining terraces to the rear of the property, ideal for al fresco dining or a leisurely breakfast.

A generous utility room off the kitchen has another stable door to the far end providing access to the side garden.

To the right of the hallway, double wooden doors open to the spacious triple aspect sitting room, which is real a highlight of The Old Granary. This comfortable room has an exposed stone wall, a wide inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burner and gorgeous parquet flooring.

Completing the ground floor accommodation is a dining room which easily accommodates a large dining table and has views over the garden. It also benefits from direct access through patio doors onto another dining terrace at the rear of the house the ideal space for entertaining.

Upstairs are 4 double bedrooms arranged around a galleried central landing, where there is access to the large loft space that offers development potential (subject to permissions). All the bedrooms have built-in wardrobes, and the principal bedroom includes a generous en-suite shower room. The rear facing bedrooms all have far reaching views across to Crooks Peak.

There is also a spacious family bathroom with an air-jet bath, WC and sink.

The property has recently updated with 12 owned eco friendly solar panels & new loft insulation with a partially boarded raised floor.

Outside - to the front of The Old Granary is ample parking in addition to the double garage, which has a useful rear door opening onto the terrace to the rear of the house. There are 3 separate dining terraces, each providing a wonderful spot to sit and enjoy the surroundings, along with a pond. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature plants, with a fantastic selection of fruit trees and bushes including apple, quince, walnut, mulberry, fig, medlar, gooseberry and redcurrant. Already charming, there is further scope for the keenest gardener. Completing the grounds of this delightful property there is a gate from the garden through to two paddocks which have a stable block and independent gated access from Christon Road.

Location - Loxton is situated in a Conservation Area, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to the south west of the Mendips which provide wonderful opportunities for outdoor activities such as riding, cycling and walking including along the nearby West Mendip Way. The Frankie Howerd hub is a community centre providing a cafe and facilities 5 days a week, with further amenities available nearby at the Webbington Hotel. The nearby village of Axbridge which is famed for its historic architecture and village square has a selection of shops and Public Houses/Restaurants, with the larger village of Cheddar approximately another 3 miles distant. Well regarded schooling is available nearby in both Axbridge and Cheddar, including the Kings of Wessex Academy, and access to the M5 motorway is within 6.6 miles at junction 21 (St Georges) and junction 22 (Burnham). There are mainline railway stations a few miles distant in Highbridge and Weston-Super-Mare and Bristol Airport is approximately 13 miles away.

Agents Note - This property is available with or without the 2 paddocks and stabling.

01934 876226

Robin King

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