A beautifully appointed family house combining both contemporary and period living.
A prime Clifton address close to the wide array of amenities on Whiteladies Road and within level walking of Clifton College. Durdham Downs with 400 acres of recreational space is nearby and Clifton Village approximately 1 mile distant offers an eclectic mix of bars, boutiques and restaurants. The A4108 and Whiteladies Road with bus routes is the main thoroughfare to the city and motorway networks M5 and M4. For recreational pursuits there are health and leisure clubs, tennis clubs, golf courses and mountain bike trails in proximity. Bristol has two mainline train stations, the nearest of which is Temple Meads with an extensive service to many cities nationwide. Bristol International Airport is approximately 10.2 miles distant with a host of flights to many European and some long haul destinations.
A significant and beautifully presented family house, remodelled and extended and providing generous and versatile three storey accommodation. Combining traditional detail allied with contemporary living, there are open plan elements, in addition to formal principal rooms and a magnificent stairwell with plenty of circulation space. The highly specified interior demonstrates true attention to detail both externally and internally. The adaptable footprint includes a useful study for home working, plenty of cellar storage and a top floor that is suitable for a dependent relative, an au pair or teenagers seeking some independence.
The property is approached via the covered porch and through to the vestibule and reception hall which feature Travertine floors which extend throughout the large and open plan kitchen/living/dining room. The rising staircase leads to the upper floors and there is a cloakroom and access to the lower ground floor cellarage. There are two principal rooms to the front of the property; the drawing room has a large sweeping bay, some ceiling detail and a feature Minster style fireplace with an inset wood burning stove. Adjacent is the more intimate sitting room or media room with casement windows to the front, a window seat and low level storage. There is a built in media system with open fronted shelving and wooden floors to match those in the drawing room. The core of the home is the open plan living/dining and garden room. Generous in scale and the fulcrum of the family home. There are dedicated functions for the dining and garden room, the latter includes bi-fold doors which open on to the terrace and covered sun deck with high level roof lights. The kitchen is simple in design with quality wall and base units, Silestone work surfaces, a central island with breakfast bar and integrated appliances include a Miele oven, hob, extractor, dishwasher and a double fridge and freezer. Located off the first floor galleried landing there are three bedrooms with a well-appointed family bathroom. The principal bedroom has a floating wall with walk in wardrobe and a dedicated en suite facility with a Whirlpool bath, double width shower with drench shower head, vanity unit with twin bowl sinks in addition to a WC. There is floor and ceiling lighting and quality sanitary ware noted. A walk in wardrobe is dedicated to one of the additional bedrooms, whilst the remaining bedroom displays genuine scale with ample room for freestanding furniture. The top floor provides a further three bedrooms and a study, timber floors extend throughout and there are dormer windows which offer interest in addition to Velux windows. The bedrooms are served by the second family bathroom. There is also a utility with the prerequisite plumbing and wall and base units.
Detail has been lavished on the interior, but equal attention has been given to the exterior. To the front of the property the garden has been landscaped with planters and there is dedicated off street car parking for two vehicles with a pedestrian path to the front door. The rear garden is ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining with a strip of lawn, a large covered sun deck and a terrace with low level privets and arcutectural planting creating points of interest. The covered sun deck is partially glazed and provides ample light and is an ideal alfresco dining space during the English inclement summer weather.
Square Footage: 3697 sq ft