This charming, five-bedroom detached residence occupies a plot of just over two acres and is located on the fringes of Congresbury, making it perfect for both the commuter and country lover.

The substantial property, named Bennick Barn, has been the much-loved family home for the current owner for more than 27 years. During this time the property has been beautifully maintained, thoughtfully developed and extended to make it into the impressive property that exists today.

North Somerset Times: The kitchen has a classic look with a good range of oak units

Inside, the five-bedroom house is superbly appointed and is packed full of character features. Beyond the grand entrance hallway, there is a double-height sitting room with an exposed beamed ceiling and a cosy log burner. The room’s open plan layout brings in shallow stairs down to a breakfast area, kitchen and laundry room. The kitchen has a classic look with a good range of oak units, quartz work surfaces and several integrated appliances. A back lobby leads straight through to a spacious dining room with exposed beams, views over the garden through French doors and an inglenook fireplace complete with a log burner.

North Somerset Times: The sitting room has a ceiling beam and a woodburning stove

There are two wings to Bennick Barn that offer flexible options for use. Currently arranged as five bedrooms, an office and a studio, each room has its own character.

One wing has an office, a ground-floor bedroom and a large family bathroom, while on its first floor, there is a studio with Velux windows and a Juliette balcony.

In the second wing, there are two ground-floor bedrooms, a downstairs shower room and on its first floor, there is the principal bedroom with an ensuite, plus another bedroom and bathroom.

Outside, the gardens are a real feature of the property and include a plethora of mature shrubs and trees including wisteria, clematis, magnolia and cherry trees which provide an abundance of year-round interest. There is also a substantial barn that has planning permission to be converted into a separate one-bedroom annexe, and a paddock.

At the front, Bennick Barn is approached via a tree-lined driveway that leads to a hard-standing area with space for parking and gives access to a double garage.

Bennick Barn, Congresbury

Guide Price: £1,000,000

Agent: Robin King

Agent’s Tel: 01934 876226