A period family house close to fashionable Chandos Road.
A four storey semi-detached family house constructed from stone and rendered elevations with Bath Stone Quoins and standing within a generous city plot. There are level gardens, off street car parking and the benefit of a former coach house offering opportunity subject to consents. Constructed circa 1900, the property has retained plenty of original detail and yet some modern enhancements have been made. There are impressive principal rooms, a more relaxed and open plan lower ground floor and four bedrooms served by two and possibly three bathrooms.
The property is approached via the vestibule with an original tessellated tiled floor, a solid front door has a glazed and arched top light with internal doors including stained and etched glass. There are two principal rooms; the drawing room features a deep bay with sash windows and shuttered blinds and in evidence are the ceiling rose, cornice and a wood burning stove. The adjacent sitting room has a picture window with working shutters overlooking the rear garden and a more traditional fireplace with cast inset. Concluding the hall floor is a cloakroom.
The lower ground floor is open plan with dual aspect doors and windows into the kitchen and dining area respectively. The kitchen features a range of wall and base units with a Rangemaster cooker with extractor over, appliances include a dishwasher and there is space for an American style fridge, a timber floor extends throughout. There are adaptable store rooms, a utility area and a further cloakroom which also houses the gas fired boiler. A glazed door to the side provides direct access to the former coach house.
There are four bedrooms located over the first and top floors, the principal bedroom has the benefit of its own dedicated en suite shower room, there are casement windows overlooking the front elevation and a shelved cupboard. The second bedroom has an advantageous view over the rear garden, a feature fireplace and a further built in shelved cupboard. There is scope for a further bathroom off the landing with plumbing available for reinstatement. The top two bedrooms are served by a comprehensive family bathroom and an additional W/C, there is loft access and a casement window with elevated views.
Wrought iron gates and a close bonded drive provide off street car parking and the former coach house provides opportunity and is presently a workshop and storage area for bicycles. The front garden is laid to lawn and includes various evergreen shrubs which fringe the curtilage.
The rear garden is walled, level and lawned with deep stocked flower borders and a sun terrace. There is a pedestrian gate to the rear lane and the garden has an Easterly orientation.
The property has planning permission for the demolition of the existing garage and erection of a 2 storey extension to the main house. 21/03265/H
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I love this trendy district, Chandos Road offers vibrancy, restaurants and bars and yet Elliston Road, where the house is located is extremely quiet. A great family house and close to so much and varied amenity.Richard BrooksProperty agent