A classic 'Stride' built substantial (c3,533 sq ft) 1930's detached family home set in a large approx. 0.4 acre private plot towards the top of Parrys Lane, just a short walk from the wide expanse of Durdham Downs.
This is a fabulous detached house in a sought after position. The property is packed with character throughout, and has flexible family accommodation arranged over two floors. Internally, the house has a welcoming feel, being big enough to accommodate a large family and would be excellent for entertaining. The house has been updated and improved by the current owners over the years of their ownership.
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A highly regarded location with wonderful amenity on the doorstep and in close proximity to the historic Downs. A great location for families. Parrys Lane is located in Stoke Bishop, a popular and highly regarded suburb located to the north west of Bristol’s commercial centre.
Within the immediate environs there are a recognised primary school in Elmlea as well as a number of highly regarded independent schools in Westbury and Clifton including Clifton High School, Clifton College, Badminton, Redmaids and Bristol Grammar. Stoke Bishop and Westbury-on-Trym village have a variety of shops and stores suitable for day to day living and Clifton and Queens Road offer a more eclectic mix of boutiques, bars and restaurants and are a mere 2 miles distant.
Just 0.2 miles away is the historic Durdham Downs which offers walks and gym trails whilst the Blaise Estate nearby has more challenging woodland walks. For sporting pursuits there are golf courses and health and leisure clubs and the location is ideally placed for the commuter with good access to the A4018, the main arterial route to Bristol’s commercial centre and the motorway networks, M4 and M5. For national travel, Bristol Parkway and Temple Meads train stations are easily accessible with an extensive schedule of services to most cities.
Bristol City Centre 2.5 miles, Blackboy Hill 1 mile, M5 (J17) 4.5miles, Bristol Parkway Station 4.5 miles (distances approximate)
When entering the property via a good sized porch you are instantly greeted by a large and welcoming entrance hall with original wall paneling and impressive wooden staircase leading up to the first floor. Period doors open to the principle rooms, with the triple aspect 26ft sitting room and the wood paneled dining room with impressive original fireplace both impressive spacious rooms, both enjoying high ceilings and vast floor space. The study is fitted with glass fronted sliding doors for storage. The cloakroom has a low level WC, wash basin set in a vanity unit and tiled floor. The rest of the ground floor accommodation is open plan with a sizable dual aspect kitchen with central breakfast bar the real hub of the home. The room flows seamlessly into a vast extension which is a very versatile space with highly impressive vaulted beamed ceiling. The room is currently used as a further large living space, with open plan dining area to the front overlooking the gardens to the front. The kitchen also enjoy's direct access to the garden and to the front of the property. There are wall and base units with granite work surfaces and tiled splash back, fitted pull out pantry drawers and shelving, an AEG double oven, gas hob to the island unit, fridge and freezer, stainless steel double sink, dishwasher central island and breakfast bar, also benefitting from a larder.
The first floor offer five good sized bedrooms with the master enjoying plenty of wardrobe storage and it's own en-suite shower room WC. There are four further bedrooms and a useful jack and jill family bathroom. There is a further loft room accessed off bedroom 4 measuring 9'9 x 7'9 and a vast loft space ripe for further conversion subject to necessary planning consents.
The property is accessed via a private driveway with electric gates leading into the driveway. The large and private level gardens are mainly laid to lawn and are situated to the front and side of the house with a high degree of privacy and plenty of room for children to play with room for a variety of outside play, or of course for the keen gardener to flourish and nurture the space on offer.
Bristol City Centre 3 miles, M5 (J17) 4 miles, Bristol Parkway 5.3 miles, Bristol Temple Meads 4 miles, Bristol Royal Infirmary 3 miles, Southmead Hospital 2.4 miles, The Mall Cribbs Causeway 4 miles, (distances approximate)