Set within the small village of Over, next to the larger village of Almondsbury is this family home dating back to 1650, with a foot firmly established within the countryside and one still hankering for city life The Cottage is the ideal home for you, with your local shops including John Lewis and Marks & Spencer at Cribbs Causeway and the Almondsbury Community shop in the village. The entrance hall gives you the first glimpse of what is coming throughout The Cottage, blending old world charm with modern living. Entering via the hardwood front door into the entrance hall, exposed floor boards and steps down into the hall, which has parquet wooden flooring, front and side aspect windows, radiator, doors into the dining area, kitchen/diner/family room as well as a door into the down stairs cloak room.The dining area is triple aspect to the front side and rear of the property, with a window seat offering views across the rear garden, exposed beams and wooden flooring, radiator, fitted storage cupboard and fuse box. Doors leading to two inner lobbies, to the front offering access to the stairs and sitting room, to the rear leading to the utility/boot room.The sitting room is an L-shaped front aspect room, offering the perfect blend for unwinding and relaxing at the end of the day, while being large enough for the family to enjoy and cosy enough for two with a wood burning fire, slate hearth and surround, exposed beams.The kitchen/dining area/family room is truly the heart of the house, with an eye catching Wedgewood Blue AGA, a country style kitchen mixed with base and eye level units, a one and half bowl sink with granite work tops and drainer, granite splash back, space for the fridge/freezer, built-in dishwasher, tiled floor, space for the dining room table before the seating area at the end of the kitchen, creating the ideal spot for the friends and family who will be visiting, as the rear aspect window overlooks the garden and the side aspect French doors lead onto the patio area.The utility room/boot room is at the opposite end of the house and to the kitchen, thus making it the right room to enter the property after school, walking the dog and bike riding. The utility room houses both the washing machine and tumble dryer, space for an extra fridge as well as quarry tiled floor, rear aspect window overlooking the garden, side aspect part glazed door leading to the garden, base and eye level units, single sink and drainer.The down stairs cloak room is just off of the entrance hall and has a low level WC, wash hand basin along with heated towel rail, side aspect window. The cloakroom also houses the gas central heating boiler.The first floor landing has exposed beams, access to all rooms and bath and shower rooms, small loft hatch front aspect window.The master bedroom is triple aspect with double glazed window to the rear and sides, fitted wardrobes, TV point, radiator, far reaching views to the rear and a built-in wardrobe.Bedroom two is also a double and has a double glazed window with again far reaching views, fitted wardrobe, loft access and a radiator.Bed three is a front aspect bedroom with an internal window overlooking the stairs, exposed beams a small loft hatch.Bedroom four has a side aspect window and is fitted with a wardrobe, it also has exposed beams and a radiator.Bedroom five/study, caution when entering as the door frame has restricted head height, formally used by previous owners as the nursery but currently used as the study, with a rear aspect window and stunning views, exposed beams and a radiator.The family bathroom is next to the master bedroom and could easily become an en-suite to the master. The bathroom however has double aspect windows to the front and side, a free standing claw foot bath with shower attachment, a low level WC, wash hand basin, inset spotlights, radiator and a small built-in cupboard.The shower room has a rear aspect window, corner shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, shaver point, extractor fan and exposed beam.To the rear of the property. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with south westerly patios ideal for al fresco dining or a summer barbecue, a second patio is tucked away behind the garage. The garden is enclosed by panel fencing and split rail fencing. The garden backs on to a neighbours fields and from there it is just green fields for as far as the eye can see, which includes both Severn Bridges and the Portland Grounds.The garage is detached with side hung garage doors, side aspect courtesy door into the garden and side aspect window. The garage roof is pitched offering additional storage space. The driveway to the side is gravelled and offers parking for three cars.There are both highly regarded state and independent schools within the neighbouring towns and villages, from primary through to secondary including Almondsbury Primary school and Marlwood (secondary) in the state sector, and Tockington Manor (Prep), Clifton College and Badminton School for girls in the independent sector.Almondsbury (apx 0.5 miles) is a popular village within South Gloucestershire with a community shop, doctor`s surgery, garden centre, a primary school, local church and The Bowl Inn public house; complete with guest rooms above. With easy access to junctions 16 and 17 of the M5, the area is ideal for commuters and those looking to have quick access to Bristol City Centre (apx 7 miles) as well as the excellent shopping available at Cribbs Causeway (apx 1.5 miles), Thornbury (4 miles) and Easter Compton farm shop (1.3 miles).