A once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase one of the finest period homes in Clifton. A truly magnificent double fronted Grade II listed Georgian townhouse (c. 1780) boasting light and airy accommodation over four floors (5,606 sq ft) with its own sizeable self contained basement flat with private entrance, generous 114 ft x 45 ft south facing walled gardens and nearby double garage with inspection pit.
On entering the interior of this hugely tastefully fitted home you are immediately greeted with an engaging feeling of space from it's sizeable and and a wonderful flow of accommodation with three large reception rooms array of period features including Georgian bar sash windows with working shutters, period doors and fireplaces, original radiators, feature ceiling cornice and a stunning original ornate staircase.
Situated on the iconic Sion Hill in the heart of Clifton Village, bordering the Avon Gorge and overlooking the world famous Clifton Suspension Bridge and the historic observatory. Sion Hill represents one of the more famous and sought after Georgian terraces in Clifton on the western edge of Christchurch Green. The charm of this property is not only its Georgian character, but the fact that homes of this quality, size in this location are unique and so rarely available. The property also offers superb south facing walled grounds that complement the generous accommodation. An additional portion of garden at the furthest point from the house offers should so wished potential to redevelop subject to planning (ask your sales consultant for more details).
A truly special family residence, offered to the market for the first time in a decade. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the generous accommodation on offer. Call, Click or Come in to visit our experienced sales team /
Local Authority: Bristol Council Tel: Council Tax Band: H
Services: Mains Gas, Water, Drainage and Electric
The property is situated in undoubtedly one of Cliftons prime residential roads on the outskirts of the village close to a wide range of high street shops, boutiques and restaurants. Bristol City Centre and M32 link to the M4/M5 motorway network is approximately 2 miles travelling distance. The nearby Clifton Suspension Bridge provides access to a wide range of recreational facilities such as Ashton Court Estate and Corus Leisure Lodge as well as Long Ashton, Bristol and Clifton Golf Clubs to name but a few. There is a wide selection of both private and state schooling within the immediate vicinity including Clifton College, Clifton High School for Girls and Christchurch Primary.
The beautifully presented accommodation is accessed through the original front door with its attractive fanlight window. The imposing reception hall leads to a rear balcony overlooking the rear garden, the main reception rooms with sash windows looking out to the Suspension Bridge to the front and the attractive private rear gardens to the rear, there are matching period fireplaces to both rooms. The stunning original staircase leads to the upper floors and also provides access to the lower ground floor accommodation. There are attractive engineered oak floors throughout. An open plan kitchen/dining room runs the full depth of the house with a comprehensive Ben Argent designed kitchen, Neolith composite work surfaces, a Barazza integrated sink and Quooker boiling water tap, Barazza double oven, microwave and heating draw. The kitchen further includes a Fisher and Paykel wine cooler, Miele dishwasher and an island unit that splits the kitchen from the dining area.
Accessed from both the main hallway and an independent front door, the open plan feel of the lower ground floor with wonderful oak floors, offers a generous reception room, double bedroom/games room, modern bathroom with shower and underfloor heating, a utility / second kitchen and unique vaulted storage rooms. The lower ground floor offers direct access to the huge garden.
The first first floor is occupied with the wonderful master suite with dressing room, a bathroom and two generous further bedrooms.
There are four good sized bedrooms all with period features and a bathroom on the second floor.
The exceptional walled grounds this home offers feature both generous lawn and attractive sitting spaces with mature tree and shrub boundaries. Gated access to the garage if found in the garden and as mentioned an additional portion of garden at the furthest point from the house offers should so wished potential to redevelop subject to planning (ask your sales consultant for more details). The double garage is situated in the neighbouring Sion Lane and the measurements are as follows (approximate as an irregular shape): 26ft 10 x 17'5, with a height of 9'4.