A beautifully refurbished and versatile Grade II listed family home.
A fine Grade II listed house with four storey family accommodation and a self-contained flat. Beautifully presented and with impeccable taste, this magnificent home has been the subject of a comprehensive renovation campaign with modern and contemporary fittings, whilst retaining plenty of the traditional detail.
Ideally situated equidistant between Clifton Village and Whiteladies Road, there is a wide array of amenity on the doorstep as well as a number of highly regarded independent schools.
The property has been adapted and caters well for families both young and old and the self-contained flat offers income prospects but could also accommodate a dependent relative. The family home has a generous footprint with impressive principal rooms and there are five bedrooms over the upper floors which are well served.
The entrance vestibule and reception hall are the central axis with a rising staircase with mahogany turned handrail and a roof light that provides natural light to the circulation areas. Double doors with a tiled threshold lead through to the limestone hall, on display is an ornate wall panel. The reception hall includes a cloakroom and under stair store. The hall floor consists of two principal rooms, both of which are open plan. The dining room and study have casement windows and a door and newly installed wrought iron staircase which provides direct access to the garden. There are feature fireplaces in both rooms, ceiling roses and cornice as well as exposed and limed timber floors. The kitchen living/dining room is the core and heart of the home with a large central preparation island with a bespoke Bruno Fantasia Granite worksurface. There are a variety of integrated appliances by Miele, Faber and Fisher & Paykel, including an integrated American style fridge freezer, double ovens and an integrated Miele 6 area induction hob. Three quarter length casement windows overlook the front elevation and there is a dedicated living/dining area within with LED lighting.
The first floor features the drawing room with casement sash windows and a balcony which spans the front elevation. Original ceiling detail is in evidence allied with imaginative down lighting, a rose and cornice, the focal point remains the St Anne's marble fireplace and hearth. The principal bedroom suite includes a deep square bay and a dedicated dressing area with fitted cupboards and there is a recessed television and down lighting as well as contemporary wall lighting. A modern en suite bathroom is adjacent with a freestanding bath, separate shower cubicle, sculptural his and hers sinks and Marble floors. An independent utility room has a Belfast sink, granite worksurface and the prerequisite plumbing, as well as a cloakroom also located off the landing.
The top floor includes four bedrooms and these are well served by an en suite shower room and a further shower room both with Marble floors.
The lower ground floor flat is beautifully refurbished and appointed with a bespoke kitchen,
sitting room, dining area, three bedrooms, a utility and bathroom. This area benefits from five solar panels that will fully offset electricity charges, along with independent water, gas and electric all of which have separate meters to the main house as well as recycling and bike storage to meet the council requirements.
The lower ground floor can be re-integrated into the main house by removing he new sub floor all of the original feature stairs and hand rails have been retained.
There is tandem off street car parking to the front of the property as well as an ornamental lawn. The rear garden can be accessed to the side of the house, from the dining room and also a pedestrian side gate. Fully enclosed and landscaped, there is a sunken courtyard for alfresco dining and a two tiered l awn behind a traditional stone wall and contained within is the studio which is ideal for home working, gym or a hobby room alternatively could be converted back to a luxurious heated 2 car garage for car collectors.
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A most impressive family house, with a stunning interior. Tasteful in many ways with significant scale and versatility. A wonderful location with both Clifton Village and Whiteladies Road easily accessible.Richard Brooks