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DELIGHTFUL Georgian hillside residence full of CHARACTER with FOUR BEDROOMS, TWO RECEPTION ROOMS and a further THREE rooms which could be used as either bedrooms or additional reception rooms. VIEWS to the Mendips and to the Bristol Channel. ENCHANTING gardens.

*Hall *Cloakroom *Drawing Room *Dining Room *Kitchen/Breakfast Room *Utility Room *Four Bedrooms *Family Bathroom *Three Further Rooms *Bathroom

Situation: Clevedon is well served with shops and supermarkets, schools from infant to comprehensive level, health centres and a cottage hospital, cinema, library and a modern sports centre with swimming pool. Local amenities include, historic Victorian pier which offers facilities for art shows, festivals, fireworks and summer sailings on steam ships. There is an array of good restaurants and pubs. For those with sporting interests Clevedon boasts excellent Golf and Yacht clubs, a popular football stadium and nearby rugby club. For the commuter Bristol is approximately thirteen miles away and there is good access to the motorway network via Junction 20 of the M5

"Belvedere House" is a Grade II Georgian property believed to have been built around 1821. Occupying a uniquely private position screened in part from the road by a majestic Yew tree. The gardens are enchanting and full of interest. The accommodation is located on three floors. The ground floor with its principal reception rooms and Georgian finery. The bedrooms are on the first floor and of course enjoy the most spectacular views across Clevedon. There are an additional three rooms that could be either used as bedrooms or additional reception rooms located on the lower ground floor. Over recent years they have been used as a teenagers pad and for operating a business from home.

Belvedere is located within striking distance of Hill Road with its delightful shops, restaurants and wine bars, the sea front with its coastal walks and Clevedon town centre with its comprehensive amenities. For those with dogs there are green spaces located close by with Herbert Gardens approximately 75 metres away and the cricket ground nearby off Dial Hill Road. From this elevated position free firework displays are enjoyed at key times of the year!

Accommodation (all measurements approximate)


A delightful trellis porch which in turn opens to an elegant reception Hall complete with original Georgian staircase, decorations include exposed floor boards, dado rails and moulded skirtings. A second staircase drops down to a lower ground floor level and there is access to:

Cloakroom With white suite comprising WC and washbasin, pretty small paned window.

Drawing Room 18'6" x 15' (5.64m x 4.57m) An elegant and beautifully proportioned room with lots of light with two almost floor to ceiling windows enjoying dual aspect views, not only of the gardens but also across Clevedon towards the Mendip Hills. A fine original open fireplace is in regular use. Surrounding ceiling cornicing, dado rail, moulded skirtings, original built in cupboard with glass display cabinet.

Dining Room 13' x 12'9" (3.96m x 3.89m) Enjoying stunning roof top views across Clevedon towards the channel including the island of Steepholm and for those with a trained eye Birnbeck Pier at Weston-super-Mare. These views also extend across to the Mendips. Traditional clay gate open fireplace with living flame coal effect gas fire. Polished floor boards, original built in cupboards, dado rail.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 13' x 10'4" (3.96m x 3.15m) Fitted with a good range of antique pine styled kitchen units with spice drawers, pine working surfaces which extend around a one and half bowl sink unit, a Rangemaster oven, book shelving, pretty small paned window looking out onto the patio garden, quarry tiled flooring, space for fridge/freezer, plumbing for dishwasher. Three steps lead up to the:

Utility Room 11' x 9'6" (3.35m x 2.9m) Fitted with further base cupboards, a tiled worktop and sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, access to the modern condensing Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler, high level window and a further entrance door.

Walk in Pantry, a great asset of the property and thought to be originally used for preserving jams and pickles with excellent shelving, cupboard units provide lots of storage.


With stripped pine floors, dado rail, moulded skirtings and leading to the following:

Principal Bedroom 15' x 14'10" (4.57m x 4.52m) With the most fabulous views from two windows extending across Clevedon towards the channel, the islands of Flatholm and Steepholm and on a clear day to the Quantocks, these views also extend in a southerly direction towards the Mendip Hills. Pretty bedroom fireplace, surrounding dado rail, built in linen cupboard.

Bedroom 2 14'2" x 13' (4.32m x 3.96m) Again enjoying the same amazing views across Clevedon to the Mendips and to the channel. Original Georgian fireplace.

Bedroom 3 13'5" x 10'3" (4.09m x 3.12m) With access to the roof space, views onto the patio garden. A pretty bedroom fireplace, a further door leads through to a Second Room 11' x 9'4" floor area only with a maximum ceiling height of only 5'6" (1.68m). There is a pretty small paned window and heating. This room has proved ideal as a childrens/teenagers pad.

Bedroom 4 10'4" x 6'9" (3.15m x 2.06m) It should be noted that this room does not have an external window but an internal window into the hall.

Family Bathroom With white suite comprising bath with mixer tap and handheld shower attachment, pedestal washbasin, corner shower and WC. Attractive tiling including a ceramic tiled floor and views onto the garden and towards the Bristol Channel.


NB. There is a private front entrance door which leads directly into the lower ground floor central hall. A number of rooms provide an ideal environment from which to work from home or as an amazing teenagers pad. Each of the rooms will double as an additional reception room or a further bedroom.

Room 1 14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m) With views directly onto the gardens, stripped pine floors, attractive fireplace.

Room 2 13'3" x 12'10" (4.04m x 3.91m) Again with an open fireplace, cupboards and shelving to side, views onto the gardens, stripped pine floorboards.

Room 3 13' x 6'5" (3.96m x 1.96m) There is no external window but an internal window which connects to room 2.

Bathroom With suite comprising bath, high level WC and washbasin, flagstone flooring, small paned window.


A pretty gated entrance with a flagstone path and steps which lead up through the gardens to Belvedere House. These gardens predominantly enjoy a southerly aspect and are quite enchanting with the house nestled well back and screened from the road by a beautiful Yew tree. A traditional flagstone patio runs along the front of the property with a series of steps down onto a lawn which is in turn surrounded by a wealth of shrubs and trees. The path leads up to the side of the property to what is the main entrance leading directly to a charming trellis storm porch. There is a further small lawn to the side with trees and shrubs. At the rear of the property a pergola is adorned in vine and has proved the perfect position for entertaining outdoors. At this point there is access directly to the utility and kitchen. Two Outhouses provide useful storage. Another feature of the gardens is the natural stone wall which surrounds making these gardens a safe retreat for both children and pets.

NB. Points to be noted:

Our clients have kindly informed us that the carpets, curtains and curtain poles will be included in the sale, also a number of the chandeliers.
There is no off road parking with Belvedere. There is however free and unlimited parking within around 50 metres.

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: North Somerset Council Tel: 01934 888888

Council Tax Band: F

Services: All mains services connected including gas fired central heating from a Vaillant boiler.

All viewings strictly by appointment with the agent Steven Smith Town & Country Estate Agents. Tel: 01275 877771

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