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The property is in an enviable, elevated position and enjoys the major benefits of being extremely quiet, secluded, and private. The view from the substantial home is simply breathtakingly beautiful. Bunkershill is superbly positioned in the hamlet of Pitton, Rhossili, offering a private and peaceful location, with outstanding views of the impressive South Gower cliffs, Bristol Channel and Devon coastline. This generously sized family home offers over 3,000 sq. ft. of living space, which is presented over three floors, set within approx. 5.4 acres of fantastic South facing gardens and equestrian facilities. Due to Bunkershill private location there is no street view available.
Bunkershill is located near the world class beach and coastal village of Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula which was the first area in the United Kingdom to be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This coastline is blessed with many award-winning blue flag beaches, beautiful bays, interesting coves and rugged cliffs. It is a paradise for walkers and nature lovers to explore. The secluded and picturesque Mewslade Bay is a short walk away accessed through a wild garlic wood. Fall Bay and the historic Paviland Cave are also easily accessible from Bunkershill. The property offers outstanding and far reaching views across the sea towards Exmoor, Ilfracombe, and the Lundy Heritage Coast.
Journeying through this charming and peaceful village, along a single-track lane and you will arrive at the impressive Bunkershill. The long sweeping approach is lined with beautiful mature trees, shrubs, attractive colourful seasonal flower beds and a lilly pond enticing you to want to explore further. Here you will find parking for up to three cars, a log store and a large front porch guiding you to the front door. You also have additional access into Bunkershill if you journey further up the single- tracked lane arriving at the stone courtyard which has room for multiple cars.
This substantial, welcoming, bright, and airy reception room welcomes you into the property. Light floods in through the triple aspect windows which overlook the expansive garden and wooded views towards the sea beyond. Here there is ample room for a seating area and breakfast area where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery. This reception room is attractively laid with a hard wood floor and from here you have access to the lounge, hallway and self-contained guest studio.
Just off the entrance you have a conveniently located cloakroom which houses a WC, hand basin with storage underneath, heated towel rail, marble flooring, and spotlighting.
Through double doors from the reception room you enter this superbly spacious lounge. Natural light beams in through the floor to ceiling windows which open to allow access to the garden. The hardwood oak flooring from the reception room is continued throughout the lounge and into the hallway which can also be accessed directly from the lounge.
Leading from the hallway you have access to all the main living areas, a stairway to the first floor, a doorway to the self-contained studio and access out to the rear courtyard.
The Kitchen offers a large window overlooking the rear courtyard and the garden beyond . The large window allows natural light to stream in. Here you have a range of wall and base units with an integrated double sunken sink. This space also offers a 4-ring electric hob, oven and grill, elevated extractor fan, a breakfast bar and room for a free-standing appliance.
Adjoining the kitchen you have a useful large utility area. Here you have lots of extra wall and base units, double sunken stainless-steel sink, access out to the side of the house and room for four under the counter appliances.
It is clear from the moment you step into this area that it is the heart of the home. Immediately you will be drawn to the floor to ceiling windows with a large sliding door out to the extensive terrace with simply exceptional far reaching views of coast and farmland. This space which is beautifully laid with mahogany parquet flooring would be perfect for entertaining with friends and family or simply just relaxing in front of the wood burner and enjoying the magnificent vista. This L shaped space accommodates a large seating and dining area. The east facing window in the dining area benefits from the morning sunshine.
Here you also have a stairway down to the lower ground floor, a doorway to the study and two large storage cupboards with built-in rails and shelving.
Located just off the family/dining room you have a desirable study with, once again, fantastic south facing views.
Descending a superb slate stairway will guide you into two beautifully presented bedrooms with floor to ceiling windows and patio doors out to the lower garden patio area. Both are south facing and fantastically bright. Both bedrooms have the advantage of their very own en-suites each with a WC, wash basin, and fitted bath and shower unit.
Let us now journey back to the hallway and ascend the stairway to the first floor and see what more this substantial family home has to offer.
Principle Bedroom with En-Suite
As soon as you ascend the stairway you will be greeted by double doors guiding you into the generously sized principle bedroom which is beautifully laid with oak flooring and feature beams which add unique charm and character. This space also has an array of triple aspect windows with double doors out to a private south facing balcony with spectacular coastal and countryside views. You can picture yourself unwinding here after long days, enjoying the superb outlook. There is also a fitted cupboard and additional large eaves storage. The oak flooring continues into the en-suite, which is fully furnished with a WC, bidet, heated towel rail, large walk-in shower, floating wash basin with marble top, an impressive feature free-standing bath, tiled walls and 2 Velux windows.
Journey down the hall which gives you access to bedrooms 2 and 3, a shower room and useful large eaves storage.
This is a fully tiled high spec family bathroom with a WC, bidet, glass wash basin, large walk-in shower, heated towel rail and large Velux window.
Bedroom 3 is a lovely and bright double bedroom with a large Velux window.
Here you have another spectacularly sized room with ample space for a dressing and seating area or whatever you may desire. Natural light floods into this room through the two Velux windows. Here you also have large additional eaves storage.
In addition to the main family home you have a self-contained studio which you have access to via a separate entrance from the hallway or from the reception room. Here you have a generously sized multipurpose bedroom/sitting area which houses fitted wardrobes, a fold away bed and ample leisure space.
The kitchen area is separated by a spacious breakfast bar and is furnished with wall and base units, oven and grill, 4-ring gas hob, tiled floor, spotlighting, double sunken sink, and room for one under the counter appliance. There are two large windows overlooking the courtyard, whilst the kitchen window looks towards the garden.
The bathroom houses a WC, wash basin, fitted bath with shower unit and a very useful storage cupboard located adjacent to the bathroom.
A charming, striking south facing garden! Set within approx. 5.4 acres, the spectacular, private grounds of Bunkershill comprises a fantastic mix of well stocked gardens, woodland areas, a vegetable patch, spring gardens, orchard area, ponds, a gently flowing small stream and paddock. Pathways meander around the grounds of this secret, tranquil and very private garden.
A marvellous bonus to this property is having its very own mature woodland and colourful spring gardens, a haven for wildlife and somewhere to spend hours of your time exploring. The paddock area comprises approx. 1.9 acres and has vehicle access from Bunkershill Lane. The current owners have loved and cherished the grounds of this former equestrian home for over 20 years, valuing the property’s privacy, varied landscape and extensive views.
There is an orchard area where you will find fig, pear, apple, and plum trees to name but a few.
This garden also houses a productive vegetable patch where the current owners have nurtured a wide variety of vegetables including, carrots, beans, onions, leeks, garlic, beetroot, squash, peppers, courgettes, red and black currants, rhubarb and much more. The greenhouses provide huge scope for enthusiastic green fingers.
Accessed through the courtyard is a large double garage with electricity, hot and cold running water together with a large stainless-steel sink. There is ample room to house two cars and all those messy garden tools.
This home also benefits from three generously sized stables, an equestrian’s dream to have equine friends right on your doorstep.
Bunkershill has been fitted with two sets of solar panels for water and electricity, which contribute toward a more energy efficient home.
Tax Band - H
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of the former paddock area.
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