Chew Magna facilities include a Coop, post office, fishmongers and fish restaurant, travel agents, gift shops, 4 public houses, primary school, church, butcher and general store. More extensive shopping can be found at Bristol, Bath and Wells.
Highly regarded primary school and secondary school which is half a mile outside the village (Chew Valley Comprehensive). Numerous private schools are in Bristol, Bath and Wells, as well as Millfield in Street.
From the village there are numerous walks stretching through the surrounding countryside and towards Chew Valley Lake and the Three Peak Walk and Mendip Hills. Sailing and fishing is on the Chew Valley Lake. Fishing on Blagdon Lake.
Portbridge Mill offers exceptional living accommodation, with the kitchen/breakfast room boasting a range of solid oak units and breakfast bar with marble work tops, an oil fired Aga and integrated halogen cooker. Off the kitchen is a large utility room with units and a Belfast sink, a downstairs cloakroom and external access.
This leads through into the integral double garage with twin electric doors, power, and lighting. Reception rooms include the dining room with ceiling beams and slate floor with a section of reinforced glass floor exposing the river bed underneath, leading through into a snug with French doors opening to a decked seating area on the river bank, wood burning stove and flag stone flooring. The first floor drawing room, with access to outside has a Jetmaster fire on a flagstone hearth, exposed beams, and stone walls. Off the drawing room is the study which has a charming dual aspect. There are two well-proportioned double bedrooms, one of which has a rear and side view over open fields, and the other a pleasant outlook over the courtyard to the front of the property. The family bathroom serves these two bedrooms. The top floor has three further bedrooms served by the Jack and Jill bathroom to the
Formerly a stone outbuilding, the annexe comprises a spacious open plan kitchen/living/dining room and utility room. Two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and the bathroom are off the inner hall.
Grounds and Gardens
Portbridge Mill is accessed via electric gates from Limeburn Hill onto the drive leading to the front of the house and offering plenty of parking. The gardens are a particular feature of the property and most attractively designed to take advantage of its river setting. There are level lawns, mature shrubs and trees, courtyard gardens and decked areas overlooking the river, with idyllic seating areas to listen to sound of the water. The property has three level paddocks all with good access, either from the garden or from the road. There is a block of three stables with power and light, and additional versatile outbuildings.
From Bristol head south along the A38. After the Dundry Reservoirs turn left onto the B3130 to Winford and Chew Magna. Follow the road to Chew Magna (B3130). At a small roundabout just before Chew Magna turn left onto Limeburn Hill and the entrance to Portbridge Mill is the first turning on the left.
Mains water, mains drainage, oil central heating.
Bath & North East Somerset Tel: 01225 477 000.
Strictly by appointment only with agents Lloyd Williams
Tel: 01177 734464