Davies & Way

Tel: 01225 400400

Email: saltford@daviesandway.com

489 Bath Road,Saltford
BS31 3BA

Peppershells Lane, Compton Dando, Bristol

Guide price £950,000 Sold

4 Bedroom Bungalow - Dormer Detached

  • Detached Dormer Bungalow
  • Beautiful gardens of 1/2 an acre
  • Four to five bedrooms over two floors
  • Generous living & dining rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Bathroom & shower rooms
  • Utility rooms & Study
  • Wooden cabin
  • Double garage and ample parking
  • Private yet close to the village centre

Long Paddock, a detached dormer Bungalow located in the highly regarded village of Compton Dando. Settled within a 1/2 of an acre plot, this property originally built pre war for the land manager of the Popham estate. Extended over the years, fusing the character features with a more modern layout. Also of interest this was once a home for the American movie actress Beta St John during the 1970's.

The property is hidden away along Peppershells lane and accessed via electronic wooden gates with a driveway leading past two tall pines unveiling the property beyond. There is a shingle driveway parking area with a double garage and deep set front garden full of shrubs and a lawn area.
The entrance first goes into a glazed veranda, then into the spacious main hall. To the right is the living room, again generous in size with a large double bayed window providing rural views towards the church, you will feel cosy with the log burner and exposed stone work. A side lobby allows access to the side garden and has French doors leading to the dining room. On from here you enter the kitchen/family room complete with an Aga, fitted kitchen and space to sit, relax and eat. Here you can also link back to the main hall as well as to the rear lobby/utility room, which in turn leads to the rear hall and additional utility space. You will also find a shower room and study which could double up as a fifth bedroom if required.
Across the other end of the hall are three bedrooms. The front bedroom has a dual aspect with a bay window overlooking the front, the remainder the rear garden. There is also a well appointed bathroom with a spa bath.
The first floor offers a further double bedroom with has a dormer, begging for a chez lounge to drink in those views.
The gardens are exquisite, level lawns, seating areas, outbuilding, vegetable beds and wonderful wooden cabin that has been hand made. Perfect for families and pets with a rural back drop and very peaceful in this idyllic location.


6.46m max x 2.87m max (21'2" max x 9'4" max)A single glazed door to the front with a single glazed window surrounding, tiled flooring with a step up to the entrance hall.


4.25m max x 4.21m (13'11" max x 13'9" )A single glazed door and window surround with lead lattice to the front aspect, coved ceilings, thermostat heating control panels, a radiator and varnished floor boards.


6.79m to bay x 4.57m (22'3" to bay x 14'11" )A large double bay window to the front aspect with single glazing, an opening to a side lobby with a step, which gives access to the garden and dining room. The front of the room has exposed stone work including the chimney breast, hearth with a log burner in place, a picture rail, radiator, television point and varnished floor boards.


3.19m x 1.45m (10'5" x 4'9" )Double glazed French doors to the side aspect with a double glazed window to the front aspect, single glazed French doors lad to the dining room, radiator and varnished wooden floorboards.


4.93m x 2.77m (16'2" x 9'1" )A double glazed curved bay window to the side aspect, single glazed French doors to the living room and an opening leading into the kitchen/family room. There is a painted wooden panel celling, a radiator and varnished wooden floorboards.


6.62m max x 3.96m max (21'8" max x 12'11" max)An obscure single glazed door leading to the hallway, stable door to the rear aspect with partial glazing, a double glazed window to the side aspect with lead lattice and an opening to the side leading into the utility room and dining room.
There are recessed down lights and a good range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces, with a Belfast sink and mixer tap. Appliance include an electric double oven, electric hob, integral fridge, dishwasher and an electronic AGA. To the end is a pantry cupboard and also a boiler cupboard housing the floor mounted oil boiler. There is space for a seating, dining and the room is finished with tiled flooring.


3.64m max 2.79m (11'11" max 9'1" )A double glazed window to the rear aspect with a lead lattice, door leading to the rear utility room, a range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces, a Belfast sink with mixer taps, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, radiator and finished with tiled flooring.


2.96m x 2.09m (9'8" x 6'10" )A door to the side aspect with a stained glass window, laminate work tops, space for a fridge and freezer, radiator and laminate flooring.


1.84m x 1.77m (6'0" x 5'9" )An obscure double glazed window to the side aspect, extractor fan, recessed down lights, partially tiled walls, chrome towel radiator and tiled flooring. There is a three piece suite comprising a corner shower cubicle with a mixer shower, low level WC and a wash hand basin within a vanity unit.


2.73m x 2.32m (8'11" x 7'7" )A double glazed window to the side aspect with a lead lattice finish, a painted wooden panel ceiling, radiator and tiled flooring.


4.34m to bay by 4.24m max (14'2" to bay by 13'10"A double glazed bay window to the side aspect and single glazed window to the front aspect, both with lead lattice styling, coved ceiling, radiator and a range of fitted wardrobes.


3.64m x 3.33m (11'11" x 10'11" )A single glazed window with lead lattice to the rear aspect, picture rail, a fitted double cupboard with over head storage, wall mounted wash hand basin and a radiator.


3.62m x 1.58m (11'10" x 5'2" )A single glazed obscure glass door to the side aspect, stairs leading to the first floor, fuse box, radiator and varnished wooden floor boards.


3.65m x 2.25m (11'11" x 7'4")A single glazed window with lead lattice to the rear aspect, with a fitted cupboard and a radiator.


3.91m x 1.99m (12'9" x 6'6" )An obscure double glazed lead lattice window to the side and rear aspects, with obscure glass bocks to the front aspect, recessed spot lights, painted wooden wall panels with a heated chrome towel radiator and tiled flooring. There is a three piece suites comprising of a large spa bath, low level Wc with a hidden cistern and a wash hand basin within a vanity unit.


A wooden open stairs leads to the first floor with a small landing area and two storage cupboards that go into the eaves.


5.34m to bay x 4.32m (17'6" to bay x 14'2" )A double glazed dormer bay window to the front aspect with a lead lattice finish, exposed wooden beams, a pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, a range of fitted wardrobes with louvre doors and two storage cupboards.



The rear garden has a hedge and fence surround with two side access gates. You will discover a large patio area immediately outside from the back door with then stretches out onto rolling lawns. The area is broken up with some great features, including two seating areas with wooden arbours, one with a beautiful climbing grape vine. Further back is a planting area with a green house and raised planting beds. You will discover a good variety of fruit trees in this part.
There is also a bespoke hand made wooden cabin, which measures 5.81m x 3.01m and has windows, power and light.(home office, gym potential) There are also out building with tiled rooves and block built, used for log storage. outside lights, oil tank and water tap. You will find a good range of flowers, shrubs and trees in this garden blending with e rural back drop.


This garden is well protected with a pathway, shrubs, flowers and a tree. There is a small pond and access leads to both the front and rear gardens.


The front garden is extensive leading up from the wooden gates with a sweeping lawn, hedge border and two tall pines. Immediately to the front of the property is another garden enclosed by a hedge with an iron gate and pathway. This area has a level lawn and a is adorned with a wide variety of shrubs, flowers and trees with a good set back from the lane.


5.95m x 5.17m (19'6" x 16'11" )Two up and over doors to the front aspect, a side access door, eave storage, and complete with power and light.



The drive way is accessed via two wooden electronic gates with a tarmacadam driveway, leading up the an area of Cerny stone chippings and a drive way in front of the double garage.


The property is Freehold


The entrance and driveway belong to Long Paddock but rights of access must be given to two adjoining neighbours before the electronic gates


According to the Valuation Office Agency website, cti.voa.gov.uk the present Council Tax Band for the property is G. Please note that change of ownership is a ‘relevant transaction’ that can lead to the review of the existing council tax banding assessment.

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