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Tower House Lane, Wraxall Offers in the Region Of £599,950

An extremely deceptive individual chalet style 4 bedroom detached family home enjoying a superb position found in one of the premier residential addresses in the county with very attractive, private level gardens of about 1/4 acre adjoining and overlooking picturesque greenbelt countryside with views as far as Tickenham Church towards Clevedon and towards Wraxall Church and Wraxall Hill.

Many of the properties in "the lane" were originally built in the 1920’s and 30’s as holiday homes by wealthy Bristol business people. Over the years, the vast majority of those initially small bungalows and houses have been very substantially enlarged, many to a much greater extent than this charming property. However, subject to any necessary consents, we believe that there is still potential for further enlargement if even more accommodation is required.

Solray was built in 1926 though, the original bungalow has been extended, updated and improved to create a generously proportioned home that offers 4 well proportioned bedrooms, two on the ground floor and two upstairs and including a principal bedroom with dressing area and en suite. There is a spacious further bathroom, 2 excellent reception rooms, a substantial conservatory, a charming kitchen and a utility room. In addition, there are a series of outbuildings including a large modern detached garage with loft above, "The Cottage" a garden kitchen (perfect for barbeque preparation) and a thatched gazebo.

While the well presented accommodation is very attractive, the gardens are a further particular feature with the forecourt and lawn at the front setting the house well back and offering good privacy. The rear garden offers various "rooms" that are defined by some superb specimen panting, meandering pathways and a series of patios together with a sun deck that is shaded by a pergola that adjoins The Cottage and has a bridge spanning a Koi pond. A further patio is accessed via a Chinese style gateway with a thatched Gazebo and the lawn and vegetable area beyond.

All in all this is an enchanting property that cannot be appreciated by merely driving by as the elevation that appears from the lane gives the impression of relatively small bungalow. The photographs and floor plan in this brochure do begin to change that impression but a viewing here is essential to really understand the extent of the accommodation.

Tower House Lane
Wraxall BS48 1JP
County: North Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: AHN14503

A pillared porch shelters a hardwood front door that opens to:-

Entrance Hall

With a radiator, ceramic floor tiling, a uPVC window to the side and a panelled door with a leaded light stained glass side screen opening to:-

Living Room

A very appealing double aspect room that enjoys, through the dining room and conservatory, far reaching rural views that make this property such a delight. Another superb element is the broad bay window complete with a window seat overlooking the garden. The window seat also features built in cupboards beneath and to the side. Dado rail and part wainscot panelling, a feature antique brick fireplace with a Jotul wood burning stove inset. The Bi-fold half glazed doors between this room and the dining room add great flexibility allowing a more open plan arrangement if required while giving the option of two separate rooms. An attractive traditional staircase rises to the first floor and underneath there is a storage cupboard and alcove. A period display cabinet stands in one corner and there is a T.V. point and telephone points.

Dining Room

With engineered flooring, a dado rail, a uPVC window to the side, two radiators, wall light points and glazed Bi-fold doors with matching full drop side screens opening to :-


Of very good size and so forming a wonderful addition to the original accommodation that really takes the living space into the garden with low sill uPVC double glazed windows allowing far reaching views over the rear garden and the open countryside beyond. A radiator, T.V. point, two wall lights and ceiling fan. Patio doors open to a cobbled terrace and the balcony that frames the Conservatory.


Equipped with a range of hand painted cabinets and bespoke open shelving with plate racks, ample work surfaces, a deep glazed Belfast sink with mixer tap, a breakfast bar, ceramic tiled surrounds. Plumbing for a dishwasher, space for a fridge and space for a full size range cooker (L.P.G supplied). A uPVC double glazed window to the side, a matching door and window leading to the terrace at the rear with views beyond. Quarry tiled floor and an archway with half stable door leading to:-

Utility Room

With quarry tiled floor, an oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. A built in shelved airing cupboard houses the insulated hot water cylinder, a uPVC double glazed door to the side with a matching uPVC double gazed window and a door opening to:-


A white suite comprises a low level W.C. and a wash hand basin with a vanity cupboard beneath, obscure uPVC double glazed window to the side and quarry tiled floor.

Inner Hall

With wall light point, panelled doors to the bathroom, bedrooms two and three.

Bedroom Two

Having a double built in wardrobe with part mirrored door and part stained glass finish door, storage space above, a T.V. point, wall light point, a radiator, a uPVC double glazed window to the side and further uPVC double glazed window to the front with a view of the front garden and Wraxall Hill.

Bedroom Three

Another well proportioned double room offering a view to the front with a uPVC double glazed window and a radiator and dado rail.

Spacious Bathroom

A sumptuous bathroom with a modern ‘spa’ look. A white suite comprises a double width fully tiled shower enclose with power shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a close coupled WC. With a contemporary vertical radiator, recessed down lighter, a high gloss quartz tiled floor, contrasting ceramic wall tiling and a frosted uPVC double glazed widow to the side.

On the first floor: LANDING: Galleried over the staircase with waxed solid pine floor boards, a theme that continues through the first floor bedrooms, turned newel post and balusters and a walk in cupboard that houses the control unit for the solar panel system.

Principal Bedroom

A fantastic room added by the present owners which takes full benefit of the views at the rear of the house. The room is light and airy due to having two Velux double glazed windows and a feature uPVC double glazed window in the west gable allowing views along the valley. T.V. point, telephone point and recessed LED down lighters. Storage has been cleverly incorporated into the eaves while, a dressing area has a built in wardrobe, towel radiator with plenty of hanging space. There is also a large walk in fully tiled shower enclosure with a power shower. A door opens to:-

En Suite

Having a chrome towel rail radiator, two Velux double glazed windows, A white close coupled W.C. and circular glass hand basin set on a contemporary glass and chrome wash stand with ceramic tiled surrounds.

Bedroom Four

Currently organised as a home office – occasional bedroom with a double bed settee (not included in the sale). This room has uninterrupted views over farmland to Wraxall Church and the wooded hillsides of Wraxall towards Tyntesfield. There is a fitted desk with wall light, ceiling spotlights, a telephone point and an eaves storage cupboard.


A five bar gate with a pedestrian gate to the side opens to the Tar macadam forecourt that provides turning space and parking for several cars. The drive arrives at a substantial modern detached Garage that has lighting, power, a personnel door to the rear and very good loft storage space. The garden at the front is fully enclosed with established, well-kept hedges and the lawn adjoins a small block paved patio with that leads past a timber storage shed to a further path leading to the rear. A log store is tucked away on the north side of the property and beyond that there is the door from the utility room and steps down from the terrace.

THE COTTAGE: The cottage is placed just a few feet away from the side of the terrace and has been designed to provide preparation space for barbeques and a laundry space with a range of fitted kitchen units, roll edge laminated work surface, an inset stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and further appliance space. A loft above provides limited storage and glazed double doors lead to the sundeck beneath the pergola that in turn leads to a secluded patio area with a Chinese gateway opening to the second patio. On the far patio there is a provision for a hot tub adjacent to a thatched Gazebo. A large timber garden shed is tucked away on one side of the broad sweep of lawn and a greenhouse stands on the edge of a productive vegetable garden. The rear garden is also fully enclosed and takes advantage of a sunny southerly and westerly aspect.

Tower House Lane
Wraxall BS48 1JP
County: North Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: AHN14503
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