A handsome and substantial family home (over approx. 4000 sq.ft including the garage), with the tremendous advantage of having an outlook over Durdham Downs from the front. This wonderful home retains many of its original period features, notably the beautiful original fireplaces having been retained in many of the rooms, complemented by the high ceilings, intricate ceiling mouldings, ceiling roses, bay windows and its grand central staircase with 'glass lantern' roof light.
Ground Floor The property is approached from the front via brick paved pathway leading to the front door with stained glass over-light. The lobby is welcoming with a large store cupboard and a glazed doorway leading into its magnificent main hallway with a grand staircase leading to the upper floors, period features, attractive tiled floor, original wooden dresser unit and doors to ground floor rooms. The drawing room to the front is the full width of the house and has a both large triple bay double glazed and also another large sash window, intricate ceiling mouldings, ceiling roses, two stunning fireplaces and picture rails. The sitting room is to the rear with intricate ceiling mouldings, stunning cast iron fireplace, picture rails, ceiling rose, UPVC French doors opening onto the garden and an internal leaded door through to the dining room. The dining room has ceiling mouldings and a central rose and is open plan and leads to the large kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of fitted Limed Ash wall and base units, dresser unit, granite work tops, built-in stainless-steel oven, five burner gas hob, ceramic double bowl double drainer sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, space for fridge/freezer, plumbing for dishwasher, tiled floor and a door that opens onto garden. A door from the back wall of the kitchen/breakfast room opens to the utility room with plumbing for washing machine and further door to a WC.
Upper Floors From the main hall a grand staircase leads up to the upper floors where there are two mezzanine levels and two main floors accommodating in total eight bedrooms, most with original fireplaces and period features, two with en suite facility, two family bathrooms and not to mention the top floor having a kitchen, allowing the house to have further versatility.
Outside Outside to the front is an attractive lawn garden with many established shrubs and bushes. To the rear is an enclosed garden with paved patio bordering the house extending onto a lawn garden, established shrubs and a gate that leads to a rear lane. There is also the rare benefit for a period property of a detached garage which is accessed via the rear lane, which can be approached via Henleaze Road or Henleaze Gardens.
Location The property overlooks Durdham Downs and is within a short distance of a number of good state and independent schools including Badminton School, Redmaids High School, Redland High School, Clifton College and Redland Green School. It is also within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, including Westbury Village, Henleaze and Whiteladies Road.
Directions From the Maggs & Allen office on Northumbria Drive, turn right onto North View. At White Tree roundabout take the third exit onto Westbury Road. Number 13 will be on your right.
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