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