A handsome and impressive five bedroom double bay fronted victorian villa located in the centre of Backwell with views across to the Backwell Recreation Park. Offering much charm and full of period features, this is a delightful family home, not to be missed.
Entrance porch, entrance hall, lounge, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloaks WC., four bedrooms, two bathrooms, study/bed 5, second floor hobbies/playroom, detached garage, front and rear gardens.
Originally built in approx 1890 by William Lott as their family home. They were a highly reputed firm of builders in the village.
This lovely Victorian villa offers much space and is steeped in tradition with many period features throughout. The present owners have taken care to restore, renovate and enhance the features to a high standard of presentation. With views over to the Backwell Recreation Park and within easy access of local shops, transport and schools, this is an excellent family home.
Proceeding from Bristol on the A370 into Backwell village, continue through the village and past the shops and you will see Number 65 on the left hand side - right opposite the entrance to the Backwell Recreation Park and Tennis Club.
Within the village of Backwell, there are a good range of amenities to include Spar, baker, chemist, newsagents, post office stores and the like, and for those interested in schooling there is an infant school, a junior school and a secondary school, all of them have received an Outstanding Ofsted result. There is also a private primary school within the village and other private schooling in Bristol itself. The local rail station provides regular links with the inter-city network, and there is a regular bus service along the A370 to Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, with a useful park-and-ride scheme at the end of the Long Ashton bypass. Access to the M5 motorway at Clevedon is but a short drive, and Bristol International Airport is around 3.5 miles away. Nearby recreational facilities are to be found at the leisure complex adjoining the secondary school, whilst golf courses are available at Downside, Long Ashton, Failand, Tickenham and Clevedon.
Original and restored Victorian glass porch with coloured glass sides and glass roof, wooden door, quarry tiled floor with matwell.
Painted solid wood panelled door to entrance hall, Dado rail, attractive arch with ornate plasterwork, stairs to first floor, radiator. We understand from the vendor that the original tessellated tiled floor is under the carpet.
With bay sash window with secondary glazed window. Picture rail, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose are a superb feature of this room. Brick fireplace with wood burning stove set on a honed slate hearth. Radiator.
Into bay sash window with secondary glazed window. Picture rail, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose. Feature cast iron open fireplace with wooden surround and mantel and honed slate hearth. Radiator.
A delightful room with direct access to the garden through a pair of hardwood painted double glazed doors, ivory coloured wood burning stove. Coving to ceiling. Travertine tiled effect floor covering, radiator. Access through to Kitchen. Understairs cupboard.
Range of beech fronted base and drawer cupboards with work surfaces over, matching wall cupboards and displays. 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Attractively tiled. Electric cooker points. Stainless steel canopy extractor over. Chimney breast with Rayburn aga with double oven and hot plate. (not working at present). Radiator. Travertine tiled effect floor covering. Picture rail. Sash window.
With original quarry tiled terracota flooring. Painted stone walls. Plumbing for washing machine, plumbing for dishwasher, space for tumble dryer, space for American fridge/freezer. White enamal sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Cupboard housing wall mounted Worcester gas combi central heating boiler. Cloaks hanging area. Sash window.
WC., cloaks basin, tiled walls and tiled flooring. Radiator. Extractor fan.
Stairs to first floor with attractive painted spindles and stripped wooden balustrade. Spacious area.
Attractive cornicing and picture rail. Feature fire place with cast iron inset with wooden surround and mantel. Sash window. Radiator. Range of fitted wardrobes with hanging and shelving space. Built in airing cupboard with radiator and slatted shelving.
White suite comprising panelled bath with grohe shower mixer over bath, bifold glass screen. Vanity basin with cupboards under, concealed cistern wc., bidet. Stripped wooden floorboards. Fully tiled walls. Extractor fan. Sash window. Radiator. Heated towel radiator.
Picture rail. Radiator. Sash window to front overlooking park with secondary glazed window. Built in cupboard with shelving. Fireplace with cast iron inset with wooden surround and mantel.
Picture rail. Radiator. Fireplace with cast iron inset and wooden surround and mantel. Sash window with secondary glazed window overlooking the Tennis and Bowling Club .
Ornate cornicing, picture rail. Radiator. Sash window. Fireplace with cast iron inset and wooden surround and mantel. Understairs cupboard, further storage cupboard with hanging and shelving space.
Picture rail, Sash window. Radiator. Telephone point.
Recently upgraded modern suite comprising low profile shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower over with large rose and hand held riser. Vanity basin with drawers unit, low level wc., tiled walls, heated towel radiator. Sash window. Small window. Amtico wood effect flooring.
Velux window. There is a second set of stairs leading to loft room/playroom.
A fabulous space into the loft area which has been fully insulated and has been used as a playroom, bedroom/living space, work from home. Large velux window. Dormer window with lovely views over to Backwell Hill. Range of built in storage cupboards with surfaces for storage over. Undereaves access. Access to additional loft space. Large Vertical Radiator.
Constructed approx 3 years ago, under a pitched and tiled roof, Electronically operated sectional door, light and power, UPVC window and side door access.
The property sits behind a large mature laurel hedge which provides screening and privacy. Laid to lawn. Established shrubs and bushes. Low stone wall boundary.
Tarmac driveway to the side of the property leading to a pair of Wooden gates onto gravelled driveway with parking for 3/4 cars.
A delightful family garden and space for entertaining. These enjoy a southerly aspect and are fenced and enclosed with stone wall boundaries. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with established fruit trees to include apples and plums. Established shrub and flower borders. Indian Sandstone patio/terrace
A gravelled path leads under a rose pergola to the greenhouse. Soft fruit bushes, and vegetable patch. Outside tap.
This property is being sold by one of the Employees of Parkers Estate Agents.