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Sydenham Road | Cotham

Guide Price £1,250,000
For Sale

An incredibly versatile and inviting 5 bedroom, 3 reception room grade II listed Victorian period family home with a wonderful welcoming atmosphere, a special 65ft x 25ft rear garden, and the rare advantage of two garages.

Two garage/workshop spaces offering further development potential for expansion, potentially creating a separate dwelling, subject to the relevant consents.

Retaining a wealth of original features and character which add to this property's charm and welcoming atmosphere.

Flexible accommodation arranged over 4 levels including 5 double bedrooms (1 with en suite), 3 separate reception rooms, one of which accesses the rear garden and has a sociable connection through to a farmhouse style kitchen/dining room.

Nestled in the heart of Cotham, handy for access to all central areas. Cotham Gardens Park and Redland train station are nearby, as are excellent schools including Cotham Gardens Primary, Cotham Secondary and Bristol Grammar School.

Larger than average level rear garden of a good scale and established planting, offering surprising tranquillity in the heart of the city.

A much loved family home in a prime central location offered with no onward chain.

Property Features

  • An incredibly versatile & large (c3500 sq ft) grade II listed family home
  • 5 bedrooms (1 with en-suite)
  • Farmhouse style kitchen/dining room and good sized reception rooms
  • Larger than average level rear garden offering surprising tranquility
  • Two good sized garages at the bottom of the garden
  • A much loved family home in a prime central location
  • Flexible accommodation over 4 levels
  • Offered with no onward chain
  • Ref: 12328247
  • Type: Terraced House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Council Tax Band: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
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via attractive stone pillars and pathway leading across to the main front door to the house.

a welcoming L shaped entrance hallway with impressive high ceilings, original ceiling cornicing and feature archway, period staircase rising to first floor landing and descending to the lower ground floor. Doors lead off to the sitting room, rear reception room, ground floor shower room/wc and generous recessed storage cupboard with built in sideboard and open shelving.

SITTING ROOM: (front) (19' 0'' into chimney recess x 13' 4'') (5.79m x 4.06m)
an impressive broad sitting room with superb high ceilings, original ceiling cornicing and central ceiling rose, 2 tall period sash windows to front with wooden shutters, an attractive cast iron fireplace with marble surround and tiled hearth, wood flooring and low level period style radiators.

RECEPTION 2: (rear) (19' 8'' into chimney recess x 12' 2'') (5.99m x 3.71m)
a good sized rear reception room with high ceilings, original cornicing, central ceiling rose, an impressive fireplace with cast iron stove, original marble surround and slate hearth, wood flooring, radiator and door providing access into the ground floor shower room/wc.

originally a cloaks storage area and wc, but has been adapted to include a shower. High ceilings, low level wc, pedestal wash basin, cupboard housing Vaillant gas central heating boiler, window to rear, coat hooks and radiator. The shower room/wc is accessed off the entrance hallway as well as from the rear reception room.


doors off to bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, family bathroom/wc and an original staircase continuing up to the second floor landing.

BEDROOM 1: (rear) (17' 3'' into chimney recess x 12' 3'') (5.25m x 3.73m)
an impressive principal double bedroom with high ceilings, ceiling coving, radiator, an attractive period fireplace, doorway accessing recessed wardrobe with built in hanging rail and sash window to rear providing plenty of natural light and a lovely outlook over rear and neighbouring garden and rooftops of the surrounding area. Part stained glass door leads off the bedroom into an en suite bathroom/wc.

En Suite Bathroom/WC: (11' 2'' x 6' 4'') (3.40m x 1.93m)
a free standing roll top bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, wash basin with built in mirror behind, recessed shelving, low level wc, radiator and window to rear.

BEDROOM 2: (front) (13' 11'' into chimney recess x 13' 10'') (4.24m x 4.21m)
a double bedroom with high ceilings, ceiling coving, period fireplace, door accessing recessed wardrobe with built in shelving, radiator and large sash window to front.

BEDROOM 3: (front) (13' 8'' x 9' 9'') (4.16m x 2.97m)
a double bedroom with a pretty corner fireplace, ceiling cornicing and built in wardrobes.

a white suite comprising panelled bath with system fed shower over, low level wc, wash hand basin set into a counter, part tiled walls, tiled floor and ceiling coving.


Velux skylight window providing plenty of natural light through the landing and stairwell and doors off to bedroom 4, bedroom 5 and an attic storage recess.

BEDROOM 4: (front) (13' 10'' max taken below sloped ceiling x 13' 9'') (4.21m x 4.19m)
a double bedroom with 2 Velux skylight windows, radiator and wide wall opening accessing a walk in storage wardrobes.

BEDROOM 5: (rear) (13' 11'' max x 12' 0'' max below sloped ceilings) (4.24m x 3.65m)
currently arranged as a kitchen/dining space for the lodgers, but would work equally well as a large double bedroom with Velux skylight window to rear, radiator and wood effect vinyl flooring.

Staircase descending to a part glazed door which opens into a superb semi open-plan lower ground floor kitchen/dining/living area described in two sections as follows:

RECEPTION 3/LIVING AREA: (23' 9'' across x 11' 9'' widening to 18'9 in landing area) (7.23m x 3.58m/5.70m)
a large L shaped living space with central part glazed floor to ceiling French doors, wood sash windows either side, accessing the glorious rear garden, original fireplace, wood flooring, understairs storage area and wide wall opening connecting through to the kitchen/dining room.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: (23' 9'' into chimney recess x 13' 3'') (7.23m x 4.04m)
a sociable kitchen/dining room with farmhouse style kitchen with wood block worktop over, inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit, space for range cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, terracotta tiled flooring, impressive chimney recess with wood burning stove, door accessing walk in pantry and part glazed double doors to front accessing a sunken front courtyard, radiator.


REAR GARDEN: (approx. 65' 0'' x 25' 0'') (19.80m x 7.61m)
a fabulous and larger than average level rear garden rich in plant live with various established plants, shrubs and trees, central lawned section with pergola over, paved seating area closest to the property and pathway meandering through to the rear of the garden where there is a further seating area and steps down to two good sized garages offering valuable parking and storage and further potential for development (subject to any necessary consents).

accessed via Gibson Road at the rear there are two generous single garages which offer valuable storage and parking, but could also potentially be built above to create a garden studio or potentially a separate dwelling, subject to any necessary consents.

Garage 1: (18' 5'' x 13' 0'') (5.61m x 3.96m)
a large single garage with high vaulted ceiling, natural light provided by the window to rear, electric car charging point, electric roller shutter door, power, light and door connecting through to:

Garage 2: (18' 5'' x 10' 3'') (5.61m x 3.12m)
large single garage with vaulted ceiling, power, light, natural light provided by a high level window to rear and a door connecting through to the rear garden.


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: F

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