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Downs Park East | Westbury Park

Guide Price £1,125,000

A substantial 5 bedroom, 3 reception Edwardian period semi-detached house of great character with rear garden and rear lane access providing off street parking. Dating from 1906 and believed to be constructed by William Voke who built a number of the finest homes in the area and is renowned for both the build quality and the character detail. To be sold for the first time since 1981 - this treasured and much loved house is now 'family worn' and offers the next owner the chance to improve in the fullness of time. Set on a highly regarded road within walking distance of both the Downs and Henleaze/North View shops with many varied independent retailers including a fishmonger, butcher, library, delis, Waitrose, a local cinema and some highly regarded neighbourhood eateries. Ground Floor: entrance porch, entrance hallway, living room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, sitting room, downstairs wc. First Floor: landing, bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bathroom/wc, shower room/wc. Second Floor: landing, bedroom 4, bedroom 5. Outside: front and rear gardens.

Property Features

  • Edwardian period semi-detached house
  • Dating from 1906 - believed to be constructed by William Voke
  • A substantial house of great character
  • Highly desirable side road close to the Downs & local amenities
  • Circa 2500 sq.ft.
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 receptions
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Rear access lane allows for off street parking
  • Ref: 11831026
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Council Tax Band: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
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double glazed windows and doors and an incredibly impressive original hard wooden entrance door opening into the entrance hall.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY: (17' 3'' x 6' 11'' widening to 8'9) (5.25m x 2.11m/2.67m)
2 original leaded light stone mullion windows to the side elevation, deep ceiling cornicing, picture rail and handsome balustrade and stairwell rising to the first floor, radiator. Cupboard housing the electricity meter and fuse box. Doors opening into the kitchen and through into the dining room and sitting room and downstairs wc.

LIVING ROOM: (20' 7'' into bay x 14' 4'' into chimney recess) (6.27m x 4.37m)
very impressive room with high ceilings, deep ceiling cornicing, picture rail, exposed wooden flooring, large bay window to the front elevation with original leaded light stone mullion, deep window seat, radiator, coal effect gas fire with cast iron fireplace and wooden surround and mantle and marble hearth.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (19' 10'' x 8' 9'') (6.04m x 2.66m)
comprises of a range of wall and base units incorporating wooden working surfaces, 4 ring gas hob and hot plate, Neff electric double oven, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, double stainless steel double sink unit and mixer tap, partially tiled walls. Fitted breakfast area, original leaded light stone mullion window, further double glazed windows to either side elevation, concertina doors leading into the sitting room and large opening leading into the dining room.

DINING ROOM: (18' 4'' x 9' 6'' max) (5.58m x 2.89m)
a generous extension with vaulted ceiling, 2 double glazed Velux skylights, a range of double glazed doors and windows to the side and rear elevations overlooking the rear garden, engineered oak flooring, radiator.

SITTING ROOM: (18' 1'' x 12' 8'' into chimney recess) (5.51m x 3.86m)
a charming room with high ceilings, exposed beams, picture rail, exposed wooden flooring, large radiator and wood burning stove, range of double glazed doors and windows providing an enormous amount of natural light to the rear elevation and opening directly onto the rear garden.

low level wc, wall mounted wash hand basin, original leaded light stone mullion window to the side elevation, useful understairs storage cupboard.


3 stone mullion windows with leaded lights to the side elevation illuminate the first and top floor landing, handsome balustrade with handrail rising to the top floor. Painted wooden doors open into bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 and shower/wc and bathroom/wc, radiator.

BEDROOM 1: (front) (20' 6'' into bay x 12' 8'' into chimney recess) (6.24m x 3.86m)
big room with high ceilings, ceiling cornicing, large stone mullion bay window to the front elevation with leaded lights. N.B. there is obvious staining to the top of the bay, this has been remedied in February 2023 and naturally now needs to be dry out before re-decoration. A range of fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 2: (rear) (18' 1'' x 12' 10'' to rear of fitted wardrobes) (5.51m x 3.91m)
double glazed window to the rear elevation, fitted wardrobes to either side of the chimney breast, picture rail, radiator.

BEDROOM 3: (12' 4'' x 8' 10'') (3.76m x 2.69m)
currently used a study with stone mullion windows and leaded lights to the front and side elevations, radiator, picture rail, cornicing.

BATHROOM/WC: (9' 2'' x 8' 2'') (2.79m x 2.49m)
double glazed window to the rear elevation, large bath with shower fitments, low level wc, mounted wash hand basin, fitted storage surround, radiator. Airing cupboard.

SHOWER ROOM/WC: (7' 11'' x 5' 5'') (2.41m x 1.65m)
original opaque leaded light, mullion window to the side elevation, large shower cubicle, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.


doors lead off to bedrooms 4 and 5 and storage into the eaves.

BEDROOM 4: (rear) (18' 7'' x 13' 0'' into chimney recess) (5.66m x 3.96m)
double glazed windows to the rear elevation, cast iron fireplace, radiator. N.B. There is some obvious damp ingress to the chimney breast and unlike the bay window in bedroom 1 we haven’t remedied nor can provide a quote for these works but please factor them in to your offer.

BEDROOM 5: (17' 1'' x 12' 10'' into chimney recess) (5.20m x 3.91m)
large room with original leaded lights, stone mullion windows, cast iron fireplace.


small front garden with low boundary wall and a variety of shrubs and flowers, paved pathway to the entrance.

REAR GARDEN: (approx. 55' 0'' max/26'0 min x 25' 0'' max width) (16.75m/7.92m x 7.61m)
very low maintenance laid with paving with slightly raised borders with a variety of shrubs, flowers and small trees. A large timber shed and access to the rear lane which provides both pedestrian and vehicular access tbc.


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.

it is understood that there is an annual rent charge of £10. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

Bristol City Council. Council tax Band: G.

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