West Hill, Portishead, Bristol

Guide Price £675,000 - For Sale

  • For Sale By Public Auction
  • Thursday 29th July 2021
  • Remote Online, Proxy & Telephone Auction
  • Legal Packs via our website

A substantial six-bedroom detached house set within a generous plot of approximately 0.2 acres in an elevated position with far reaching views towards the Severn Estuary. This delightful period cottage has been tastefully and substantially extended to create a superb family home of over 2,300 sq ft with hugely flexible and extensive living accommodation. Great care and attention has been taken to blend the charming features of the original cottage with the more modern extension to the rear, which has more than doubled the overall size of the house. EXTENDED 8 WEEK COMPLETION AVAILABLE. Externally, the property benefits from a substantial driveway and generous mature gardens to the side and rear as well as a secluded paved front garden with sunken seating area.


This property is due to feature in our online auction on 29th July 2021 at 6.00pm. Bidding is via proxy, telephone or online remote bidding.


By appointment




The property is situated in a fantastic, elevated position on West Hill that provides easy access to a wide range of local shops and amenities on West Hill triangle and Portishead High Street. The popular High Down School is approximately 0.3 miles from the property, Portishead Beach and Lake Grounds are within easy reach and the ancient Weston Big Wood Nature Reserve is within walking distance.


Please refer to floorplan for approximate room measurements and internal layout.


The ground floor accommodation comprises of a grand 21 ft dining hall with stripped solid reclaimed beech exposed floorboards and a further reception room/snug with oak parquet flooring in the parts of the original cottage. A single storey extension to the front of the property provides a kitchen with a range of wall and base units, a utility room and a shower room. Moving to the modern rear extension through the dining hall, there is a generous hallway with a solid Canadian teak staircase leading to the first floor and a feature window that floods this area with natural light. From this central hallway can be found one of the bedrooms with its own en-suite shower room. Double doors lead onto a fantastic 26 ft split level living room with a feature fireplace, dual aspect windows and double doors onto the garden. This generous living space is currently used by the current owners as a music and cinema room.


The first floor of the rear extension provides a superb master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and dual aspect windows. The spacious landing provides access to a further double bedroom, a family bathroom, a large storage cupboard and connects to the first floor of the original cottage. This area comprises two further double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) and a further single bedroom/study that has also been used as a kitchen.


This much-loved property is nestled within mature gardens to the side and rear that offer high levels of privacy and tranquillity. A beautiful water feature leads down to a patio with covered seating area, ideal for barbecues in the summer months. There are various sheds and enclosed areas as well as a log cabin with mains electricity that could be converted to a home office. At the front of the house is a generous patio with sunken seating area, all enclosed by perimeter fencing. There is an extensive driveway providing off-street parking for several vehicles.


Rating: D


Please be advised that all purchasers are subject to a £1,000 plus VAT (£1,200 inc VAT) buyer's premium payable upon exchange of contracts.


Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Each property will be offered subject to Reserve Price (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.


The seller's minimum acceptable price at auction and the figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell. The reserve price is not disclosed and remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.


The auction will be held online via live video stream with buyers able to bid via telephone, online or by submitting a proxy bid. You will need to complete our remote bidding form, which is available to download from our website. The completed form, ID (driving licence or passport and a recent utility bill stating the home address of the purchaser) and a cheque/bank transfer for the Preliminary Deposit must be received no later than 24 hours before the date of the auction.


The Preliminary Deposit required for each lot you wish to bid for will be calculated based upon the Guide Price as follows:

£1,000 - £50,000: £2,000
£51,000 - £150,000: £5,000
£151,000 and above: £10,000

If your bid is successful, the balance of the deposit monies and Buyer's Premium (£1,200 inc VAT) must be transferred to our client account within 24 hours of the auction sale. If you are unsuccessful at the auction, your Preliminary Deposit will be returned to you.


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It should not be assumed that this property has all the necessary Planning, Building Regulation or other consents. Any services, appliances and heating system(s) listed have not been checked or tested. Please note that in some instances the photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens.
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Floorplan for West Hill, Portishead, Bristol