Kites Farm is situated in the rolling hills between Bristol and Bath in the picturesque conservation village of Upton Cheyney, which has a well known public house, farm shop and chapel. The property is nestled within the attractive rural setting which is designation as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is well situated for a wide selection of schooling including King Edward's, The Royal High School for Girls and Kingswood within an approx 15-minute drive. Junction 18 of the M4 lies approximately eight miles north. Bath, approximately six miles distant, is a World Heritage Site famed for its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture that offers a wide variety of cultural, leisure, sports and shopping facilities along with a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time approx. 75 mins) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time approx. 105 mins). Bristol Airport is only 40 minutes away.
Kites Farm is an impressive stone-built Grade II listed farmhouse with stunning far reaching views over the Avon Valley. Traditionally built with stone elevations under a tiled roof, there is 3,300 sq ft of well-appointed stylish accommodation arranged over 3 floors, with most rooms enjoying far reaching rural views. Extensively renovated in recent years, Kites Farm combines traditional features with the benefit of a high quality finish that is compatible with family life. The ground floor is fitted with limestone flooring with wet underfloor heating throughout and limewashed lime plastered walls. The main front door leads to an entrance hall which is centrally located and connects to a spacious dining room containing an inglenook fireplace complete with inset wood burner and bread oven. Beyond the dining room there is a stylish sitting room with a reclaimed French-style stone surround fireplace which leads to a cloakroom with fitted cupboards and under bench storage, a practical boot room and downstairs w/c. Also leading off the entrance hall is the farmhouse kitchen which comes complete with bespoke fitted kitchen, spacious island unit, electric Aga, a walk-in pantry, and ample space for a breakfast table. A spacious utility room with stable door leads to the rear terrace outside. Stepped down from the kitchen is a garden room which enjoys an Aga wood burner and access to the terrace and garden via three sets of glazed double doors which frame the far reaching views and paddocks below. The study connects to the garden room via two glazed pocket doors which also capture the glorious views.
To the first floor are four bedrooms, two with en suite shower rooms with the other two bedrooms having the use of the family bathroom, which has a large free-standing bath and a steam/shower cubicle. All bathrooms are fitted with high quality contemporary traditional-style fittings, travertine stone and underfloor heating. To the second floor is a further bedroom with dual aspect and free-standing bath to one corner. Overall, this beautifully appointed character family home offers traditional features with comfort and style, set in quiet picturesque countryside whilst being only moments from the Heritage City of Bath.
Situated at the end of a quiet no-through lane, access to the property is via tall wooden gates leading onto a large gravel parking area with a further access via a wooden five-bar gate mid-way along Kites Farm Lane. The property enjoys approximately seven acres of gardens, grounds and paddock land that wrap around three sides of the home offering a large degree of privacy and far reaching uninterrupted south westerly views across the open countryside and towards Bath and Bristol. There are formal south and west facing gardens arranged with large level lawns and structural hedging, gravel seating areas, a screened and enclosed children's play area and kitchen garden.
There are gravel and paved areas allowing access all around the property and a large stone-built garden store. A range of traditional stone built barns situated adjacent to the house are currently arranged as stables with storage, an open bay and tack room although would be well suited to converting into ancillary accommodation (subject to the listed consent being obtained). The paddocks are mainly to one side of the property with twin access via five-bar gates, stock-proof hedging and post and rail fencing. There is a further stone-built barn located in the field, which gently slope down and away from the home. The property's grounds provide a secure and enjoyable environment for young children and pets to thrive safely, whilst also being extensive enough for horses or livestock. A public footpath crosses the small paddock to the east and is screened from the house.