Meadow Cottage is a beautifully extended and restored 17th century cottage which has undergone a remarkable transformation in the past decade at the hands of the current owners. The house Lime rendered walls, and Elm and flagstone floors all now contribute to the period feel of the house which has also been converted for modern family life.

The three principal rooms – the drawing room with inglenook fireplace and significant oak beams, the kitchen breakfast room which serves as the hub of the house and the formal dining room. The sitting room is a more intimate space and the ground floor also houses a useful study. The rear lobby extends into the gym on this floor while bedroom accommodation is separated into two different wings.

Above the drawing room is a substantial guest suite and a mezzanine could have many different uses. Two further bedrooms are bisected by a traditional Oak munton wall, each served by the family bathroom and a further bedroom and bathroom also exist on this level. The top floor attic room could be used as a children’s playroom or another bedrooms.

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A separate one-bedroom annexe has been built to provide self-contained accommodation for staff or additional family members.

Outside the gardens are landscaped and planted extensively with mature trees and shrubs. The lawns have been levelled and two terraces manage to capture both the morning and the evening sun. An ornamental pond is built into the lower terrace.

Meadow Cottage is ideally placed on the southerly slopes of the valley with views extending across the Mendip Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty and there are excellent transport links to Bristol and Bath.

The guide price is £850,000. For further information please contact Savills on 0117 933 5803 or visit www.savills.co.uk.

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