A significant family home situated just 175 yards from St. Andrew’s Park
An attractive double bay fronted period family home situated on Walsingham Road, approximately 175 yards from popular St. Andrew’s Park. The property offers generously proportioned accommodation across four floors and measures approximately 3,274 sq ft.
Entry is via a block paved driveway with path leading to the front door. The entrance hall provides an immediate sense of space and grandeur and new flooring has been laid underfoot. At the front elevation, a generous sitting room includes an attractive period fireplace with marble surround. There is fitted storage and shelving within the alcoves and further features include detailed cornicing and ceiling rose. The bay fronted sash windows are finished with working shutters. Adjacent is a store room with wall mounted Worcester boiler and access to the ground floor WC. At the rear, two further reception rooms offer flexibility and a plethora of features including an attractive fireplace with marble surround and storage within the alcoves. These rooms enjoy a pleasant outlook over the rear garden.
Stairs descend to the lower ground floor which is the heart of the home – an expansive and open plan kitchen/dining/family room with level access to the enclosed rear garden. There are ample wall and base units finished in a high gloss with solid stone worksurfaces. Integrated appliances include a four ring gas hob with extractor above, microwave, oven and wine cooler within the central island. A separate utility room has plumbing for washing facilities and a further wash hand basin. Completing this floor is a useful WC.
Upstairs and on the first floor, the principal bedroom sits at the front elevation. Generously proportioned and including fitted wardrobes in the alcoves and feature fireplace, picture rails and coving. Served by an en suite shower room with wood flooring underfoot. There are two further double bedrooms at the rear - both include plenty of fitted storage, fireplaces and a pleasant view over the rear garden. One of the bedrooms benefits from a further en suite shower room and a separate shower room is accessed via the landing area. The top floor includes two double bedrooms, one at the rear with far-reaching views across the rooftops of Bristol and an attractive fireplace. The bedroom at the front is of good size with ample solar gain via the sash window at the front and two Velux windows above. This bedroom includes an extensive store area and there is a further storage cupboard accessed via the top floor landing. The bedrooms are served by a four piece bathroom suite with freestanding bath, separate shower and his and hers basins, WC, heated towel rail and fireplace.
The property is fronted with off street parking with an electric charging point. At the rear, accessed via the open plan kitchen/family area, sliding doors lead to the sunny rear garden. South east facing and enjoying plenty of natural light throughout the day. There is a decked area accessed immediately off the kitchen, perfect for alfresco dining. This space leads to an artificial lawn enclosed by boundary walls and fencing. There are planted borders providing plenty of privacy.
Walsingham Road is less than half a mile from the popular Gloucester Road, enjoying a wide array of amenities including independent shops and hostelries. The open space of St. Andrew’s Park is also nearby, approximately 175 yards. Dating back to the 1890’s, the park has a play area, pool and bowling green. The Bristol County Ground is home to Gloucestershire County Cricket Club and often hosts one day internationals. There are a number of sporting clubs/facilities within close proximity including gyms and tennis clubs. Sefton Park Infant and Junior school is approximately 0.7km away and Montpelier High, Cotham School and Fairfield High School are all less than 1.5km away. Montpelier train station provides access to Bristol Temple Meads, with regular services to London and nationwide. Bristol Airport has flights to numerous European destinations and is approximately 10 miles distant.
Square Footage: 3,274 sq ft