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Dowry Square, Hotwells

Guide Price £420,000
Sold STC

A private entranced 2 double bedroom basement flat which has been refurbished to an incredibly high standard by the present owner. Forming part of a grade II* listed townhouse which benefits from both front and rear communal gardens and small private courtyards.

Set back behind and protected by the established gardens within a fine Georgian square close to the waterfront, with a beautiful central square maintained by the Dowry Square Garden Association which can be accessed and enjoyed by any resident of Dowry Square who has paid the annual subscription.

Situated within the CH (Monday to Saturday 9am - 7pm) Residents Parking Zone.

Private entrance and private front courtyard.

Engineered oiled oak flooring throughout, cast iron column radiator, new kitchen and new bathroom. Staircase rising to rear elevation provides access onto rear communal garden.

Small rear courtyard and steps.

A beautifully balanced flat with all rooms pivoting off a central hallway which has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard.

Property Features

  • Grade II* listed
  • Balanced layout
  • Access to communal park gardens private to the square
  • Access to rear common garden private to this building
  • Private entrance
  • Exceptional finish
  • 2 large double bedrooms
  • Ref: 11404302
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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the property is approached from the square down a short flight of steps with handrail to a front courtyard set below the square with flagstone flooring, outside light and meter cupboard housing gas meters for the whole building. Single glazed wooden front door provides a private entrance into:-

CENTRAL HALLWAY: (25' 0'' x 5' 2'') (7.61m x 1.57m)
central hall with oak flooring throughout, with five rooms leading from it. An initial open vestibule area has wood panelled walls to half wall height, wall mounted electric consumer unit, cast iron column radiator, wall mounted thermostatic heating controls, opening into:-

SITTING ROOM: (16' 11'' x 13' 7'') (5.15m x 4.14m)
twin window bays to front elevation with wood framed single glazed sash windows with deep sills, shallow vaulted ceiling, oak flooring continues from the hallway, integrated shelving and cupboards with both painted and natural wood finish, cast iron column radiator.

BEDROOM 1: (17' 11'' x 12' 2'') (5.46m x 3.71m)
window bay to rear elevation into lightwell below the rear communal garden with wood framed sash window, further single glazed wooden pedestrian double doors opening onto small rear courtyard and steps up to the rear communal garden, oak flooring continues from the hallway, shallow vaulted ceiling, twin cast iron column radiators, raised seating area along the back wall intersected by a short flight of three steps up to the rear doors.

BEDROOM 2: (15' 1'' x 13' 7'') (4.59m x 4.14m)
twin window bays to front elevation with wood framed single glazed sash windows with deep sills, shallow vaulted ceiling, oak flooring continues from the hallway, double fitted wardrobes, cast iron column radiator.

BATHROOM/WC: (9' 8'' x 5' 9'') (2.94m x 1.75m)
fully tiled bathroom suite with double ended bath with mixer tap, close coupled wc, pedestal hand basin with mixer tap, mains fed heated towel rail, corner shower cubicle with sunken shower tray, exposed variable mains fed shower with oversized rain head and further shower attachment, ceiling mounted extractor fan.

KITCHEN: (13' 9'' x 12' 4'') (4.19m x 3.76m)
wood framed sash windows set into bay to rear elevation into lightwell below the rear communal garden, shallow vaulted ceiling. The kitchen comprises of entirely undercounter cupboards with square edged worksurfaces over. Integrated 1 1/3rd composite sink with mixer tap and adjustable hose attachment and drainer, splashback tiling and three distinctive alcoves with further scope for storage. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, electric oven with 4 ring gas hob, undercounter fridge/freezer and washing machine. Tiled flooring throughout, cast iron column radiator. Staircase rising to ground floor level with:-

a small store room, likely a former cloakroom, with windows and door to side elevation. Further door leads to communal rear garden.


before entering the communal rear garden this door provides access to the main communal area of the upper building and is a potential alternative entrance into the flat. A further rear door from the back of the main building provides access onto the communal rear garden which is arranged entirely as a low maintenance central patio with stone chipped surround and outdoor seating. Passing the bike store a turning staircase leads up to a key-coded rear entrance gate which provides pedestrian access onto Polygon Road which runs above and to the rear of the property for bin storage etc.

Bike Store:
a covered and gated bike store with racks and space for up to 8 bikes is positioned against the back wall of the rear communal garden.

a front courtyard which is considerably larger than the rear sits below the main square and provides an alternative seating area to the communal gardens. The rear courtyard is small and sits below the staircase rising up to the communal gardens.

managed by the Dowry Square Garden Association these gardens are popular with the residents and are well stocked, proving an attractive vista and focal point for the square.


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 999 year lease which commenced on 1 January 2006. 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 £3,218.80 p.a, (i.e. approx. £268.23 per month). 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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