Spectacular panoramic views
A fine period town house constructed circa 1860 and providing five storey accommodation with mezzanines. The property enjoys spectacular and unrivalled views to both front and rear over the historic Durdham Downs and Clifton and Redland respectively and enjoys all the immediate amenity available from Whiteladies Road. Constructed from traditional materials with Bath Stone dressing the property retains plenty of original detail. There is a combination of secondary and some double glazing. The roof has recently undergone a full refurbishment and there are Juliet balconies with advantageous views to the rear. The comfortable footprint caters well for families both young and old.
Approached via a vestibule, the solid front door has a leaded top light and includes an open porch. The reception hall has double doors opening through to the drawing room which in turn extends into the dining room. The staircase leads to the upper floor bedroom accommodation, whilst stairs lead to the lower ground kitchen/breakfast room. The aforementioned drawing room has a bay window over the front elevation with leaded top lights, there is a picture rail and cornice, as well as a feature fireplace as the focal point, this has a slate hearth and surround and an Art Nouveau inset. The dining area has double doors and a Juliet balcony overlooking the rear elevation. An exposed timber floor extends throughout. On the lower mezzanine there is a cloakroom, whilst the kitchen/ breakfast room is generous in scale and has a combination of a timber and Travertine floors. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with wall and base units and there is a central island with polished granite surfaces and various integrated appliances. The breakfast area has a feature fireplace matching the one in the drawing room and there are double doors opening on to a raised balcony. There is a further cloakroom and two stores off the front lobby. Below again the fourth bedroom / Study features double doors opening on to a rear terrace. The upper floors include three bedrooms with the top floor bedrooms served by a comprehensive family bathroom. The views are epic to both front and rear. A utility on the mezzanine is strategically placed and there is also an airing cupboard. The principal bedroom occupies the first floor, this is dual aspect with a feature bay to the front elevation overlooking the Downs and double doors in the dressing area with a Juliet balcony over the rear. The en suite bathroom has Travertine tiled floor and incorporates a bath with jacuzzi, a corner shower unit, twin basin and a WC.
The property features plenty of useful outside space; to the front there is a courtyard garden with steps leading down to the lower ground and kitchen, the garden is well maintained with clipped shrubbery, some specimens and stocked borders. The rear elevation features Juliet balconies, a terrace off the breakfast room and the courtyard garden to the rear has a deck with steps down to a seating area and a pergola which is adorned with a flowering Wisteria. The orientation gets maximum sunlight and the intimate garden includes Mediterranean planting with an Olive, Ferns and a pungent Rosemary.
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These are some of the finest views I have ever encountered and so diverse with rolling parkland to the front and expansive city scape to the rear.Richard Brooks