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Kennington Avenue | Bishopston

Guide Price £935,000
For Sale

A spacious and rather impressive Victorian period family home situated in the heart of Bishopston, within easy reach of Gloucester Road. Further benefiting from a creative architect extended kitchen/dining space, level rear garden and the rare advantage of an insulated garden studio and storage garage.

Three double bedrooms and two loft rooms.

Many retained original features including ceiling cornicing, sash windows and fireplaces.

Coveted location being situated on a popular road in a friendly neighbourhood in the heart of Bishopston with the fantastic independent shops, cafes and restaurants of Gloucester Road just a short level walk away, handy for St Andrew’s Park and the Downs and within easy access to the city centre, Clifton Village, Whiteladies Road, Bristol University, main hospitals, BBC, plus other local parks at Redland Green and Cotham Gardens.

Ground Floor: a lovely main entrance at the side of the property into a central entrance hallway with generous understairs recess and ground floor cloakroom/wc, bay fronted sitting room spanning the entire width of the house, separate family/reception 2 which flows through into a sociable kitchen/breakfast room, an architect extended 12 years ago. Utility room/wc and access to a level rear garden.

First Floor: 3 double bedrooms (1 with en suite) and a family bathroom/wc.

Second Floor: two loft rooms and a shower room/wc.

Outside: private level front garden with storage shed, pathway flows through to the level rear garden, which attracts much of the afternoon/early evening summer sunshine. Access to a good sized insulated garden studio/workshop with additional storage garage with roller shutter door, siding onto Seymour Avenue.

A handsome period family home presented to a good standard throughout, offering a sunny rear garden, generous rooms and plenty of storage/workshop space.

Property Features

  • Impressive & spacious Victorian family home with parking, storage garage and garden studio.
  • Architect designed kitchen/dining space
  • Elegant bay fronted sitting room
  • 3 double bedrooms plus 2 loft rooms
  • Lovely level rear garden
  • Useful garden studio & storage garage
  • Coveted Bishopston location, close to Gloucester Road amenities
  • Ref: 12328937
  • Type: End of Terrace House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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via pillars and a garden gate at the side of the house on Seymour Avenue where there is a Victorian brick tiled path leading up to the attractive main front door to the house.

a welcoming central entrance hallway with staircase rising to first floor landing, generous understairs storage recess which flows through into a coats storage area and door through to the ground floor cloakroom/wc. Radiator, inset floor mat, attractive stained glass panels beside and over the front door, dado rail and exposed stripped pine doors leading through to the sitting room and reception 2/family room.

SITTING ROOM:  18' 0'' x 16' 3'' (5.48m x 4.95m)
a large bay fronted sitting room spanning the width of the house with wonderful high ceilings, original ceiling cornicing, picture rail and central ceiling rose, bay to front comprising sash windows with original stained glass panels over and further sash window beside the bay, fireplace with wood burning stove and impressive period surround and mantle, engineered oak flooring with system fed underfloor heating and cable tv point.

RECEPTION 2/FAMILY ROOM: 14' 5'' x 13' 2'' (4.39m x 4.01m)
a light and airy second reception room which has a lovely sociable feel with wide wall opening flowing through to the kitchen/breakfast room. Bay window to side, high ceilings with ceiling coving and picture rail, fireplace with wood burning stove with original recessed display cabinet into the chimney recess beside, engineered oak flooring with system fed underfloor heating and connection through the wall to the kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 6'' x 15' 0'' (5.33m x 4.57m)
an architect designed and extended sociable kitchen/breakfast room with high ceilings with large Velux skylight window and further tall aluminium framed fixed glazed panels beside with central double doors to rear accessing the level rear garden. Modern fitted kitchen comprising base and eye level gloss cream units with cashmere gold granite worktop over and inset sink and drainer unit, integrated dishwasher, appliance space for range cooker with built in chimney hood over, further appliance space for American style fridge/freezer, herringbone wood flooring with system fed underfloor heating and further part glazed door leads through to the utility room.

UTILITY ROOM:  10' 4'' x 6' 0'' (3.15m x 1.83m)
plumbing and appliance space for washing machine and dryer with wood block worktop over, sink unit with storage cabinets beneath, wall mounted Vaillant gas central heating boiler, double glazed windows to rear, overlooking the rear garden and coach house style garage/workshop and further double glazed door to side accessing the rear garden

low level wc with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with cabinet beneath, part tiled walls, extractor fan and inset spotlights.


doors leading off to bedroom 1, bedroom 2 and family bathroom/wc. The lower mezzanine landing continues to bedroom 3. Staircase continues up to second floor.

BEDROOM 1:  18' 1'' x 17' 10'' (5.51m x 5.43m)
a large principal double bedroom spanning the width of the house with bay to front comprising 4 sash windows with further sash window beside, period style fireplace with built in wardrobes to chimney recesses, high ceilings with ceiling cornicing and radiator.

BEDROOM 2:  14' 6'' x 12' 8'' (4.42m x 3.86m)
a double bedroom with period fireplace, 2 sash windows to side and a radiator.

a white suite comprising free standing double ended bath with shower over, low level wc with concealed cistern, wall mounted wash basin, contemporary upright radiators and towel rail, electric underfloor heating, inset spotlights, extractor fan and sash window to side.

BEDROOM 3:  15' 1'' x 10' 1'' (4.59m x 3.07m)
a double bedroom with sash window to rear, radiator and a walk in en-suite shower room/wc.

En Suite Shower Room/wc:
corner shower enclosure, low level wc, wash hand basin and sash window to side.

N.B. The loft was converted nearly 30 years ago and does not have building regulations certification, so an indemnity insurance would be provided by the sellers solicitors upon sale of the property.

FRONT LOFT ROOM:  16' 0'' x 14' 9'' (4.87m x 4.49m)
a generous loft space with large Velux skylight window to front, low level hatches accessing eaves storage space, further built in cupboards to side, door leading off to a shower room/wc and further door accessing rear loft room.

REAR LOFT ROOM:  15' 8'' x 8' 11'' (4.77m x 2.72m)
currently used as a double bedroom with Velux skylight window to rear and a radiator.

SHOWER ROOM/WC: 5' 8'' x 5' 4'' (1.73m x 1.62m)
a white suite comprising corner shower enclosure with Mira electric shower, low level wc, pedestal wash basin, radiator and extractor fan.


tastefully landscaped low maintenance front and side gardens wrap around the property with hedgerow providing privacy. To the front there is a garden shed, to the side there is access into the property and gated access through to the rear garden.

REAR GARDEN:  25' 0'' x 23' 0'' (7.61m x 7.01m)
a level low maintenance rear garden mainly laid to paving with an open south westerly side aspect attracting plenty of the afternoon and early evening summer sunshine. There is an electric roller shutter door to side providing handy vehicular into the garden if one wants to use the garden as off road parking in the winter months and two sets of double doors lead off the garden into the studio room and storage garage.

STUIDO ROOM:  13' 11'' x 11' 2'' (4.24m x 3.40m)
a fantastic hobby room, gym or home office space with Velux skylight windows to rear, power, lighting and tiled floor.

STORAGE GARAGE:  11' 9'' x 7' 8'' (3.58m x 2.34m)
a perfect storage space with roller shutter door to side out onto Seymour Avenue, Velux skylight window, built in shelving and coat hooks, tiled floor, power and light.


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: D

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