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Staples Hill, Freshford

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A well situated 4 bedroom detached house with amazing, far reaching southerly views and well stocked garden totalling approximately 0.5 acre.

4 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms
2 Receptions

Full Description


Shrubdown is a substantial, detached property situated on the outskirts of the popular village of Freshford.

The property benefits from far reaching open countryside views with a sunny aspect and set in approximately 0.5 acres.

Externally, the property offers ample private parking for a number of vehicles. The large garden wraps around the property on 3 sides and predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and perennial planting.

A substantial terrace, accessed from the conservatory and sitting room is an ideal spot to enjoy the quiet location, wonderful views and sunny aspect. Complimenting the large garden is a studio and undercroft.

Internally, the views from all the rear aspect windows are breath taking and allow light to flood into the living space. The ground floor comprises a favoured open plan living kitchen/conservatory space, a delightful formal sitting room with handsome fireplace and 3 bedrooms with well appointed en suite facilities.

The first floor is accessed via 2 separate staircases. The west wing provides a room which would be suitable as a home office or playroom and the east wing provides a further bedroom, dressing room and a family bathroom.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall
Accessed via partially glazed front door with window to side, tiled flooring, chrome radiator, downlighting, large side aspect window, recessed shelving, built-in floor to ceiling triple cupboard with hanging rail, shelving and drawers, oak door to, partially glazed doors to open plan kitchen/family room:-

Wet Room
Being fully tiled with drainage, large rainforest style shower head, WC, vanity units having inset wash hand basin, chrome ladder style radiator, downlighting, extractor fan, obscure glazed rear aspect window.

Utility Room
With oak worktop, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, partially tiled walls.

Open Plan Kitchen/Family Room
With tongue and groove wall panelling, tiled flooring, stairs rising to first floor, linen cupboard housing hot water tank.

Kitchen Area
With a range of painted floor and wall mounted unit having worktop incorporating 1½ bowl ceramic sink with drainer, tiled splashback, integrated dishwasher, double stainless steel Neff oven with warming draw, American style fridge, Black Rayburn oven, electric ceramic hob, stainless steel extractor fan, downlighting, tiled floor, large side aspect picture window, large rear aspect picture window overlooking the conservatory.

Living/Dining Area
With tiled flooring, large rear aspect picture window, door to bedroom, bi-fold doors to:-

With tiled flooring, radiators, glazed to 3 sides, polycarbonate roof, door to terrace and garden beyond.

Bedroom 1
With front aspect picture window, built-in double wardrobe having sliding doors, built-in cupboards, radiator, exposed wooden lintel, bi-fold doors to:-

En Suite
With WC, wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle having sliding door and chrome shower attachment, ladder style radiator, extractor fan, tiled flooring, partially tiled walls, spotlights.

Bedroom 2
With front aspect window, chrome radiator, door to:-

En Suite
With vanity unit having inset wash hand basin, further floating cupboard, cabinet with light over, shower cubicle with rain forest head and sliding screen, tiled flooring, tiled walls, chrome towel rail, downlighting, front aspect obscure glazed windows.

Sitting Room
Rear aspect large picture window, bi-fold doors to terrace, radiator, red brick fireplace having inset woodburning stove and stone hearth, oak door to:-

Bedroom 3
With front aspect window, radiator.

Lobby Area
With further staircase rising to first floor, side and rear aspect picture windows, radiator, tiled flooring, oak door to:-

With vanity unit having marble plinth incorporating wash hand basin and mixer tap, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled flooring, tiled walls, obscure glazed side aspect window, downlighting, extractor fan, chrome towel rail.

First Floor

Study/Living Space
With rear aspect window enjoying glorious views, side aspect window, radiator, eaves storage.

Landing Area
With Velux window, eaves storage.

With WC, rectangular wash hand basin, freestanding bath with swan neck tap and shower attachment, tiled flooring, tiled walls, spotlights, front aspect obscure glazed window, cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom 4
With rear aspect window, eaves storage, radiator, spotlights.

Dressing Room
With 2 Velux windows enjoying far reaching views, side aspect window, downlighting, radiator, eaves storage.


Garden and Parking
A tarmac drive leads to a large gravelled area providing parking for numerous vehicles with the oil tanks situated in the corner.

Accessed via a 5 bar gate and steps there is a large lawned area with mature apple tree, log store and a further level lawned area. A 5 bar gate leads on to further garden area that is predominantly laid to lawn, bordered by mature trees and planted with a plethora of spring flowers, including primroses, daffodils and primulas.

The garden also benefits from a large wooden outbuilding windows, power and lighting.

Accessed directly from the house is a large terrace area ideal for al fresco dining or sitting to enjoy
the fabulous southerly views. The plot totals approximately 0.5 acres.

Below the property there is an under-croft which has scope for improvement with a glazed door that leads into the kitchen/dining area with a range of floor and wall mounted units having worktops incorporating a sink, space for fridge, radiator and rear aspect windows with fabulous view. The shower room has a WC, wash hand basin and curved shower cubicle with electric shower, tiled flooring, partially tiled walls, and extractor fan. In addition there is a study with side aspect window and radiator.

Key Features

  • Fabulous, far reaching countryside views
  • Approximately 0.5 acres
  • Ample parking
  • Self-contained undercroft and studio
  • 4 bedrooms plus dressing room
  • En suite facilities
  • Sitting Room
  • Conservatory
  • Well equipped kitchen/breakfast room
  • Huge potential
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