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Downleaze | Stoke Bishop

Guide Price £2,250,000

A handsome and generously proportioned semi-detached late Victorian family house, in a sought after location close to the Downs, and with good sized 65ft x 40ft rear garden and off street parking. An impressive and large (circa 5,000 sq. ft.) grade II listed 6 bedroom, 4 reception period home of distinction. Wonderful open plan sociable family living accommodation throughout the ground floor including sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and snug. Excellent main bedroom suite with dressing room and en-suite bathroom/shower room. 5 further bedrooms, study, cinema room, games room, utilities and storage facilities. 2 family bathrooms and a shower/wc. A grand house of character so full of light and space, and with a most civilised and welcoming atmosphere. Offered with no onward chain

Property Features

  • A Large and impressive Late Victorian Family House
  • Six bedrooms - 4 reception rooms
  • Circa 5,000 sq. ft.
  • Semi detached - over 4 floors
  • Grade II listed
  • 60ft x 40 ft garden
  • Off street Parking
  • Offered with No onward chain
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  • Ref: 11795143
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Council Tax Band: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Beautiful arched double front doors open into a delightful vestibule with stained glass windows and door which opens into a bright and airy reception hall with original chequered tiled floor and ceiling mouldings. The grand sitting room with large bay enjoys a period fireplace and wood burning stove, and bi-folding double doors open through to the dining room which in turn opens into the kitchen and to the snug, creating the most wonderful open plan sociable family living space. The front rooms have continuous oak flooring throughout with period ceiling mouldings and the kitchen is well appointed with integrated twin ovens, 5 gas burner hob, dishwasher, microwave and underfloor heated tiles. An open archway from the kitchen leads down to the rear sung from which access to the back garden is provided via a raised deck. Also accessed off the central reception hall is a generous study with fitted desk and storage units. Stairs rise to the first floor landing and descend to the lower ground floor. At this level you will find a dedicated cinema with screen projector and surround sound speaker system. Close by is the games room (these two front rooms could be re-deployed as bedroom accommodation if required), with floor to ceiling cupboard storage, a sumptuous shower room/wc and then the engine room of the house; excellent utility facilities, boiler room, garden room and further store.

At first floor level a large landing leads off to the principal bedroom suite with bedroom 1, dressing room (with balcony) and en-suite bathroom/shower room/wc and also at this level bedroom 2 and the first of two beautifully fitted family bathrooms. Stairs rise to second floor landing with arched window providing lots of natural light to this floor and so to four further bedrooms and family bathroom/shower room no. 2.

The rear garden (65ft x 40ft) enjoys the afternoon and evening sunshine from an open side aspect and is accessed from both the ground floor snug and lower ground floor level. Generous lawned area with large sitting out patio and hardwood decked area for entertaining and enjoying the sunshine. Flower beds surround the garden and there is a storage shed and side access back through to the front of the property.

Off Street Parking: the driveway within the front garden affords parking for at least one vehicle.

Sneyd Park is one of the most highly sought after residential addresses in Bristol, positioned within a few hundred metres of the vast green open space of Durdham Downs and with easy access into the city or out to the motorway network of the M5/M4 beyond.

There are several excellent private schools within the area including Clifton College, Bristol Grammar School, QEH, Badminton School for Girls, Redmaids Girls School and Clifton High School, all located on the other side of the Downs. There you will find the excellent shopping and entertaining communities found in Clifton Village or along the Whiteladies Road, as well as independent shops located on Stoke Hill and Waitrose in Henleaze.


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 Freehold. This information should be checked with your legal adviser.

Bristol City Council. Council Tax Band: G.

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