Versatile and modern four-bedroom country cottage in pretty village

Exterior of arch-shaped country cottage with beige render and huge holly tree in the middle of the front garden

The front of the extended country cottage in Axbridge - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

A beautiful extended four-bedroom period cottage with a unique interior, close to the historic market square in Axbridge and Cheddar Reservoir. 

Behind the traditional façade of a country cottage, lies an individual family home which blends original features with eclectic refinements. 

The living room extension in the cottage in Cheddar Road, Axbridge, benefits from huge glazed doors with arched windows above

The living room extension benefits from huge glazed doors with arched windows above, bathing the room in light - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

Approached via a shared driveway at the side, the property comprises; hallway, cloakroom, kitchen, lobby, utility room, fourth bedroom, living room and dining room on the ground floor. The first floor contains the other three bedrooms and the main bathroom. 

The dual-aspect kitchen has space for a table and retro units, plus a door to a separate lobby leading to the front garden and utility room, which has plumbing for white goods, a sink and cupboard.  

The kitchen in the cottage in Cheddar Road, Axbridge, has teal units, a breakfast bar with wine-rack and wooden flooring

The kitchen has teal units, a breakfast bar with wine-rack and wooden flooring - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

Also off the lobby is a bedroom, currently used as an office and sitting room. This room has a period fireplace and views towards the Mendip Hills.  

A majestic feature fireplace takes centre stage in the living room, which is the heart of the house and has been added to the property in recent years. The lovely room has a vaulted ceiling with timber beams and a spiral staircase to the master-bedroom suite.  

A bedroom in the cottage in Cheddar Road, Axbridge, with brightly-coloured Middle Eastern-inspired decor including red walls

One of the sumptuous bedrooms with brightly-coloured Middle Eastern-inspired decor - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

French doors from the living room access the garden and a stunning reclaimed pine chapel door leads to the dining room. Drawing its influence from the Middle East, the room features bespoke coloured tiling, arched stained-glass windows and doors to a veranda with Romanesque columns.  

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The dual-aspect master bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom and built-in wardrobe, along with fabulous views towards Cheddar Reservoir. The other two bedrooms are off a wide gallery landing via stairs from the hallway. Bedroom two has a vaulted ceiling, a vintage screened dressing area and views of the Mendip Hills.  

Back of the cottage in Cheddar Road, Axbridge with its huge glazed archway extension and pretty veranda and garden

The back of the cottage with its huge glazed archway extension and pretty veranda and garden - Credit: Debbie Fortune Estate Agents

Outside, the south-facing back garden is mainly laid to lawn with a sleeper path. It has the added benefit of a recently-completed studio, made using reclaimed materials from a previous outbuilding. With French doors, it could be a home office or more entertaining space.  

There is also a three-car garage with a large loft above and parking for a number of vehicles. 

PROPERTY FACTS 

Guide price: £750,000 

Location: Cheddar Road, Axbridge 

Agent: Debbie Fortune, 01934 862370 

www.debbiefortune.co.uk 

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