A substantial detached contemporary family residence situated in one of the most desirable areas of Bristol. Leigh Woods is a superb leafy suburb within walking distance of the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge and the impressive range of cafes, restaurants and bars that Clifton Village has to offer.
One of only three properties that border the adjacent woods on North Road in Leigh Woods, Woodfalls is a truly stunning family home and offers engaging light and airy accommodation of c 3,700 sq ft, with excellent open plan living accommodation to the ground floor and five double bedrooms to the first floor, with all of them enjoying en-suite facilities.
The property also has excellent private tree lined grounds set behind secure automated gates with plenty of off road parking. The grounds also have a delightful outlook onto the adjoining picturesque Nightingale Valley, part of the Leigh Woods National Nature Reserve.
A truly special family residence and viewing is essential to fully appreciate the generous accommodation on offer. Call, Click or Come in to visit our experienced sales team /
Council Tax Band: G
Local Authority: North Somerset Council
Services: Main Gas, Water, Drainage and Electric.
Leigh Woods lies to the north west of Clifton Village it is a conservation area with notable landmarks in close proximity including Brunel's historic Suspension Bridge and the Avon Gorge. Sitting within this leafy hamlet there are high net worth houses, apartments and Clifton Village is a short stroll with a wide array of restaurants, bars and boutiques. Clifton also includes many highly regarded independent schools. The immediate surrounds offer an abundance of sporting and recreational opportunities with golf courses, health and leisure clubs and the Ashton Court Estate with bridal paths and mountain bike trails. The nearby A369 serves the M5 motorway network via junction 19 as well as Bristol’s commercial centre approximately 2 miles away. Rail services are readily available from Bristol Temple Meads and for international travel Bristol offers extensive schedule to many European and some long haul destinations.
Bristol provides a good selection of schools including Clifton College, Clifton High School, qeh, Bristol Grammar School, Redmaids High School and Badminton School for Girls. Other schools in the surrounding area include The Downs School at Wraxall. Clifton village is within ¼ of a mile across the famous Suspension Bridge with its boutique shops, banks, restaurants, post office, public houses and art galleries. The city centre is located approximately 2 miles away and provides extensive shopping facilities including Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. Cribbs Causeway is 6.5 miles.
Immediately after walking through the front door you are greeted by a wonderful feeling of space and light from the expansive amount of glass flooding the large open plan hallway. The hallway seamlessly opens up to huge open plan formal family dining room opening out to the garden room/orangery. The orangery is a lovely space to sit and relax with it's full height glazing overlooking the rear garden, also with large double French doors directly opening to the rear garden's patio which is an ideal place to enjoy breakfast in the warmer months. There is also an almost 20ft sq dual aspect living room with full height glazed front windows with views to the garden and adjacent woods beyond and further windows overlooking the rear garden. A further reception room measuring 13'11 x 12'11 (currently be used as the home office) overlooks the front grounds and drive and woods beyond and could have a number of different uses if desired. A large cloakroom/WC is also located in this area.
The crowning feature and hub of the house though has to be the kitchen, which extends to near 27 ft x 17 ft, and has a wide range of cherry wood framed wall and floor units with expansive granite worktop space including a central island unit. The island is fitted with a Smeg 5-ring gas hob and cylindrical overhead extractor unit. Other integral appliances include two Smeg ovens Neff dishwasher and American Amano fridge/freezer. The front area of the kitchen is fully glazed with floor to ceiling height bi-fold doors opening to a Southerly facing patio and private garden area which is flooded with afternoon and evening sunshine, making this an ideal pm al fresco dining spot, while taking in the adjoining woodland views. At the rear of the kitchen is a further study/gym room & utility room. The study/gym room has double French doors leading to the garden, additional windows provide views of the woods adjoining the garden and the utility/laundry room has further base units, worktops and a sink complement the plumbed-in washing machine and further dishwasher and chiller, wall mounted gas combination boiler which supplies the central heating and domestic hot water and with rear door providing a further route to the garden.
An attractive solid oak staircase with glazed panels leads to a feature galleried landing to the first floor, which enjoys attractive views across the front garden and adjoining woods. The landing provides access to all of the first floor accommodation, with an incredible master bedroom suite taking up the whole left wing of the first floor and measures an incredible 32ft x 22ft! It also enjoy's a large raised dressing area with fitted wardrobes, walk in contemporary en-suite providing shower, toilet and freestanding bath, various built in wardrobes and finally it's own private balcony, again with woodland almost within touching distance. There are four further double bedrooms each with well-appointed en-suite bathrooms.