A versatile five-bedroom house with enviable gardens

Cream-rendered semi-detached house with gravelled front garden and driveway in front, with trees behind and right.

The house was built in the 1920s. - Credit: Hensons

An exceptional five-bedroom 1920s house, with large gardens, in a quiet lane in old Nailsea.

The accommodation comprises; vestibule porch, reception hall, shower room, sitting room, living room, kitchen-dining room and utility room on the ground floor, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor and two bedrooms on the second floor.

Living rom with cream fireplace and walls, beige carpet, light blue sofas and feature wall, archway into French door area.

The family room/living room opens into the back garden. - Credit: Hensons

A fireplace, picture rails, high ceilings and a broad three-panel bay window are features of the sitting room, while the large family room/living room leads into the back garden through French doors, which open onto a terrace and lawn. This room also has a fireplace with a living-flame gas fire and an archway, adding interest.

The dual-aspect kitchen is fitted with a range of contemporary Shaker-style cabinetry, with built-in appliances, including an inset hob with an extractor hood. A French window opens to the terrace and lawns at the back and a door leads to the utility room, which has appliance space and a door to the courtyard garden at the side of the house.

Sitting room with cream tones, brown carpet, beige curtains on a bay window on far wall, fireplace opposite sofa, sideboards.

The sitting room is dominated by a large bay window - Credit: Hensons

A shower, dressing area and a ‘bathing annexe’ are lovely features of the bathroom.

Views over the playing fields of Nailsea School and to the hillside of Wraxall beyond, can be enjoyed from a picture window on the first-floor landing.

Double bedroom with bed on left with cabinetry over, wardrobes and a chest of drawers on right, blue walls, beige carpet.

The bedrooms are all a great size - Credit: Hensons

Outside, a drive at the front provides parking, with a gravelled forecourt arriving at a large detached garage.

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A gate at the side of the house opens to a sandstone-paved courtyard, screened by a mature Beech hedge, and a variety of specimen shrubs and bushes. The courtyard forms a pathway to a terrace, which spans the back of the house, with a level formal lawn. The garden is screened by a variety of established trees and fencing.

Lawned garden with path on right and border, green wooden outbuilding on left and vegetable garden beyond.

Beyond the main garden, there is also a 'secret' vegetable garden - Credit: Hensons

A path and another gate lead to a grower’s garden with a lawned play area, sheds, a greenhouse, space for chickens if required, a nature garden with a newt pond and wildflower meadow. There is also a productive soft fruit and vegetable garden.


Guide Price: £695,000-750,000

Location: Mayfair Avenue, Nailsea

Agent: Hensons, 01275 810030


Lane in middle with houses either side with cars in front of them, fence and shrubs front left with lane continuing in front.

The house is in a quiet lane in old Nailsea - Credit: Hensons