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Colston Avenue | City Centre

Guide Price £300,000

A superb 2 double bedroom, 2 bathroom purpose built first floor apartment within the converted Electricity House building. No onward chain making a prompt move possible. A stunning conversion of the art deco Electricity House building, designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1935, which provides a real sense of grandeur in its communal areas and spacious apartments. The apartment is set in a highly desirable and convenient location in the very civic heart of Bristol and close to the harbourside with a range of bars, restaurants, shopping and Temple Meads station. Local attractions including We The Curious, Blue Reef Aquarium, Millennium Square, The Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol Hippodrome and Colston Hall and the Cathedral are all within 1km. Heating is provided by underfloor heating and is assisted by a mechanical ventilation heat recovery system (MVHR) which efficiently distributes the heated air around the apartment. Concierge reception desk in the grand foyer with sofas, coffee tables and lift access to higher levels.

Property Features

  • A superb purpose built first floor apartment
  • Within the converted Art Deco Electricity House building
  • 2 double bedrooms (1 with en-suite shower room)
  • Open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen and Underfloor heating
  • Highly desirable and convenient location
  • No parking and a low car development so not eligible for a Central Zone Parking Permit
  • Concierge Service and Covered Bicycle storage
  • Recently tenanted for £1350pcm and current estimate £1400pcm as of July 2022
  • No onward chain making a prompt move possible
  • Ref: 8466529
  • Type: Flat
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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the property is approached through double communal entrance doors into foyer, with grand central staircase leading up to a spectacular central plaza naturally lit by atrium roof. Private door from this area leads straight into:-

spacious entrance hall with tiled flooring, Videx video intercom entry phone system. Walk-in Utility Cupboard housing MVHR system, electric consumer unit, electric underfloor heating controls and hot water controls, space and plumbing for washing machine. Tiled flooring continues and the room opens with further storage cupboard into supporting pillar and is open plan with the adjacent sitting/dining room/kitchen.

OPEN PLAN SITTING/DINING ROOM & KITCHEN: (overall measurement 32' 4'' x 12' 5'') (9.85m x 3.78m)
described separately as follows:-

Sitting/Dining Room:
metal framed double glazed windows to side elevation overlooking the church on Nelson Street, large open plan space which is open plan with the adjacent kitchen and offers a dual aspect from that side, central area provides space for dining table and opens through to:-

open plan with the preceding dining area, metal framed double glazed window facing into communal areas, fully fitted kitchen on both sides with square edged granite worksurfaces and splashback lip, eye and floor level cupboards with integrated 1 1/3rd stainless steel sink with swan neck mixer tap. Built-in Bosch appliances include dishwasher, double oven and separate 4 ring ceramic hob with concealed extractor, undercounter fridge and freezer.

BEDROOM 1: (13' 2'' x 9' 11'') (4.01m x 3.02m)
metal framed double glazed window to side elevation overlooking the church on Nelson Street, built-in wardrobes with sliding mirrored door, further sliding door leads into:-

En-Suite Shower Room/WC: (8' 1'' x 3' 11'') (2.46m x 1.19m)
'Roca' sanitaryware comprising shower cubicle with exposed variable thermostatically controlled mixer shower, wall hung hand basin with mixer tap, low level wall hung wc with concealed cistern, fully ceramic tiled walls and flooring, electric heated towel radiator, shaving point, fixed wall mirror.

BEDROOM 2: (11' 2'' x 8' 0'') (3.40m x 2.44m)
accessed from the hallway, metal framed double glazed window facing communal areas.

BATHROOM/WC: (8' 0'' x 5' 5'') (2.44m x 1.65m)
white suite comprising double ended bath with shower over and side screen, wall hung hand basin with mixer tap, low level wc with concealed cistern, fully tiled walls and floor, recessed alcove backed by fixed wall mirror, shaving point, electric heated towel rail.


There is no vehicular parking for this flat in the parking area which is accessible to the rear of the building. The flat is not eligible for a permit in the central zone.

cycle store within the parking area which is available for all residents.


available exclusively through the sole agents, Richard Harding Estate Agents, tel: 0117 946 6690.

only items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Any other items are not included but may be available by separate arrangement.

it is understood that the property is Leasehold for the remainder of a 125 year lease which commenced on 1 January 2015. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

it is understood that at the time of writing these particulars the annual service charge is £3,965.03, paid in two payments of £1,982.52 every six months. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

1. Anti Money Laundering Regulations: when agreeing a sale of a property we are required to see both proof of identification for all buyers and confirmation of funding arrangements.
2. Energy Performance Certificate: It is unlawful to rent out a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. The energy performance rating of a property can be upgraded on completion of certain energy efficiency improvements. Please visit the following website for further details:
3. The photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens.
4. Any services, heating systems, appliances or installations referred to in these particulars have not been tested and no warranty can be given that these are in working order. Whilst we believe these particulars to be correct we would be pleased to check any information of particular importance to you.
5. We endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable but they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not make any representation or give any warranty in relation to the property and we have no authority to do so on behalf of the seller.
6. Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
7. Any floor plans provided are not drawn to scale and are produced as an indicative rough guide only to help illustrate and identify the general layout of the property.
8. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations, listed buildings or other consents have been obtained. These matters must be verified by any intending buyer.
9. Please be aware that firstly, areas of first priority (AFP) for schools do change and, secondly, just because a property is located within an AFP this does not mean schooling is guaranteed for resident children. Please make appropriate enquiries of the local authority to ensure you are fully aware of the exact position prior to exchange of contracts.

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