Situated off a country lane in the hamlet of Compton Greenfield, The Rectory is a wonderful Queen Anne Grade II listed property with rendered elevations under a tiled roof, and has been lovingly restored. The house has a wonderful combination of traditional features including sash windows with working shutters, ceiling coving and wood floors, but with contemporary fittings.

The oak-floored entrance hall has an elegant staircase to the upper floors with access to the two reception rooms; the larger drawing room has a double aspect, open fire with stone surround and mantle while the dining room has open fire with a marble surround and mantle. Both rooms are south west facing with views across the front garden.

In total, the accommodation comprises entrance hall, dining room, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, study/boot room, utility room and a cellar. Upstairs are four bedrooms, en suite dressing room, bathroom and another large bedroom or a study.

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There is also a coach house which is currently used as a self contained business premises but could easily be converted for a variety of uses including residential accommodation. Outside the gardens include a secluded walled garden and the main garden includes an ornamental pond and a summer house. Both gardens have numerous mature trees and well-stocked borders. Beyond the garden is a terrific well-stocked orchard which includes an outbuilding which was previously the scout hut. The land comes to around 3.56 acres.

The hamlet is just a ten minute walk from the village of Easter Compton which has a post office, general store, farm shop, pub and many other amenities, and in addition the Mall at Cribbs Causeway has much more extensive shopping, and is just a few minutes’ drive from the house. Bristol and Clifton Village are just 15 minutes’ drive away and Bristol International Airport is just 13 miles distant.

The guide price is £750,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01173 171999 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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