Savills | Canynge Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3LA | Properties for sale
2,424 sq ft(225.20 sq m)
Guide price £1,250,000

Canynge SquareClifton, Bristol, BS8 3LA

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in June 2020
  • Drawing room and dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Master bedroom suite
  • Two top floor bedrooms and a family bathroom
  • Lower ground floor with bedroom and shower room
  • Study and vaulted store
  • Courtyard gardens to front and rear
  • Elevated balcony with a westerly orientation

A fine Grade II listed townhouse in one of Clifton's finest squares.

About this property

  • A much loved and historic townhouse situated in one of Bristol's finest squares and a short stroll from the fashionable village. Grade II listed and in the same family ownership for some 35 years, the property has a wonderful aura and ambience and enjoys a due west frontage and an adaptable footprint. There is also scope for self-containment to the lower ground floor should one wish. Principal rooms are located over the hall and first floors allied with five bedrooms served by a family bathroom, an en suite and a separate shower room.

    Constructed from traditional materials with an Ashlar and Bath stone façade, there are casement windows and plenty of original detail retained. The property is approached via the vestibule and reception hall with a rising staircase with a mahogany turned handrail to the upper floors as well as a further staircase to the lower ground floor. The dining room enjoys a picture window with working shutters overlooking the front courtyard garden and has a westerly orientation. The kitchen/breakfast room to the rear is fully fitted with a range of wall and base units, laminated work surfaces and there are integrated appliances including a Rangemaster cooker and space for occasional dining and freestanding furniture. On the lower ground floor there is a study room with access to the front and lower courtyard and beyond an occasional bedroom and shower room. On the first floor the drawing room occupies the most advantageous of positions, bathed in light with a full length sash window, working shutters and access to the elevated and balustraded balcony. The focal beyond the view is a feature fireplace with a marble surround, cast inset, slate hearth and a gas living flame fire, whilst some ceiling detail has also been retained. The master bedroom lies beyond, comprehensively fitted with an array of built in wardrobes and with a vanity unit, concealed shower cubical and separate WC. There is a bright landing and two bedrooms located on the top floor with elevated views, these are well served by the family bathroom.

    Outside there are courtyard gardens to both front and rear capturing the afternoon and morning sun respectively in addition to the raised balcony. The rear courtyard is accessed via double doors on the lower ground floor and is bounded by a stone wall topped with fencing and incorporates a variety of evergreens, some shrubs, plants and trees.

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Canynge Square is undoubtedly one of Clifton's finest addresses close enough to benefit from the village, bars and restaurants and yet far enough away for peace and tranquillity.

Richard BrooksProperty agent

Local information

  • Canynge Square encompasses some of the finest architecture and lifestyle choices in Clifton centred around a lovely communal lawned garden which is the focal point for the immediate community. Quiet and away from the bustle of Clifton Village, Canynge Square sits on the cusp of Clifton College and Clifton High School Campus' with Brunel's famous Suspension Bridge and Bristol Zoo close by. Clifton Village offers a wide variety of bars, hostelries and restaurants as well as independent boutiques. There is good ease of access to the arterial roads to the city centre and motorway networks and Bristol has two mainline train stations, the closest of which is Temple Meads with services to a number of cities nationwide. For international travel, Bristol Airport provides flights to many European and some long haul destinations. For sporting pursuits there are health and leisure clubs in proximity as well as golf courses in Failand and Long Ashton.

Additional information

  • Directions: Mileages Approximate Clifton Village: 0.4 miles Bristol City Centre = 1.4 miles Bristol Temple Meads = 2.6 miles M5 Junction 17 = 5.5 miles Bristol Airport = 8.8 miles
  • EPC Exempt