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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Beach Road West, 'Lake Grounds' Portishead

Guide Price £799,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 1930's Detached Home
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Master En-Suite
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Approx 2384.5 SQ FT
  • Tandem Garage & Parking
  • Lake Grounds Location
  • South Facing Garden

Full description

An imposing, five-bedroom detached house with far-reaching estuary views in one of Portishead's most desirable locations, the beautiful Lake Grounds. This much-loved family home - just minutes walk from the High Street - was built in the 1930s and has been substantially extended over the years yet still retains many original features including oak flooring and stained glass windows.

The ground floor features two large reception rooms, a cloakroom, utility room and capacious adjoining garage. Upstairs there are five bedrooms - one ensuite - and a master bathroom. The fifth bedroom has been used as an office complete with balcony and enviable views to Wales.

Visitors are greeted in a lofty hallway with original lattice-work staircase which rises past a unique floor-to-ceiling stained glass window to a galleried landing. The main lounge is a bright and airy double-aspect room with doors to the front and rear where they lead to a newly-laid patio and good-sized, enclosed, south-facing garden with lawn. The lounge also has a cosy snug at one end.

The second lounge is currently used as a dining room with bay window with views to the water. Both rooms have living flame gas fires. Adjoining the dining room through double doors is the kitchen with slate tiled floor, wooden work surfaces, double oven with gas rings, dishwasher and spacious storage units. A door leads to a utility room with plumbing for washing machine, sink and freezer.

A further internal door opens to the garage which has power and water and easily fits a family car with over 8ft to spare. A good-sized cloakroom completes the ground floor where there is also a large storage area under the stairs.

The upper floor features a master bedroom with dual aspects, the front looking over the Lake Grounds, and en suite with toilet and shower. The second bedroom is perhaps even more impressive with bay window and commanding lookout. The remaining three bedrooms are all of good size with one having a vanity unit and the fifth as the study with balcony and view.

To the front there is off-street parking for four cars and the house has been recently fitted with a new gas central heating boiler and the heating has been updated.

The present owners are downsizing and it is anticipated there will be a high degree of interest in this property.

Outside - The enclosed garden lies to the rear of the property where a large paved terrace can be found which enjoys a most delightful southerly orientation. The remainder of the garden is lawned with raised flower and shrub borders with a paved path giving access to across the back of the house and to the rear of the tandem garage. The garage offers plenty of additional storage space with the added benefit of having electric light and power connected, a driveway provides ample off road parking to the front.

Location - Portishead itself has seen great investment over the last five years, adding to its popularity and facilities which include a stunning Marina, Waitrose supermarket, a recently refurbished Lido as well as a number of small boutiques, eateries and larger facilities. Portishead is increasingly popular with families and couples alike of all ages who embrace the outdoor life, many taking advantage of the good schools, golf course, coastal walks as well as access to the M5 motorway network at junction 19. For commuters Bristol city centre is 10 miles away and Bristol Temple Meads or Parkway are used for high speed train links to London Paddington in 90 minutes. Bristol International airport has flights throughout the world and is some 12 miles to the south of the property. There will also be a new train link directly to Bristol.

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: North Somerset Council Tel: 01934 888888

Council Tax Band: F

Services: Electric, Water, Mains Drainage

All viewings strictly by appointment with sole agent Goodman & Lilley: 01275 430440

Accommodation Comprising:- -

Entrance Porch - Window to side, secure patio door, door to:

Entrance Hall - Under-stairs storage cupboard, double radiator, wooden flooring, telephone point, coving to ceiling, stairs to first floor landing, door to:

Living Room - 5.42m x 3.65m (17'9" x 12'0") - Two hardwood double glazed windows to side, coal effect gas fireplace set in marble surround, double radiator, electric panel heater, wooden flooring, TV point, picture rail, coving to ceiling, open plan, secure metal double glazed patio doors to garden, door to:

Snug - 2.01m x 3.52m (6'7" x 11'7") - Hardwood double glazed window to side, hardwood frosted window to side, window to side, wooden flooring, coving to ceiling, secure double glazed patio door to front, door to:

Cloakroom - UPVC obscure double glazed window to rear, fitted with two piece modern white suite comprising, pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC, tiled splashbacks, radiator, laminate flooring, coving to ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.22m x 3.20m (13'10" x 10'6") - Fitted with a matching range of modern white fronted base and eye level units with drawers and wood worktop space over, belfast sink unit with single drainer, stainless steel swan neck mixer tap and tiled splashbacks, integrated dishwasher, space for fridge, cooker and range, extractor hood, two uPVC double glazed windows to rear, double radiator, slate tiled flooring, door to:

Dining Room - 4.22m x 3.94m (13'10" x 12'11") - Hardwood single secondary glazed bow window to front, hardwood double glazed window to side, coal effect fireplace set in marble surround and timber mantle over, radiator, coving to ceiling with ceiling rose, double door.

Utility Room - 3.28m x 1.50m (10'9" x 4'11") - Fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units with worktop space over, stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap with tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine, space for freezer, window to side, radiator, tiled flooring, door to:

Garage - Two windows to side, window to rear, wall mounted gas boiler serving heating system and domestic hot water, double door, door to:

Landing - Hardwood double glazed leaded window to front, hardwood double glazed window to front, hardwood leaded window to side, Storage cupboard, radiator, coving to ceiling, loft hatch, door to:

Master Bedroom - 5.43m x 3.65m (17'10" x 12'0") - Hardwood double secondary glazed window to front, hardwood double glazed window to side, uPVC double glazed window to rear, fitted with a range of wardrobes with overhead storage, dressing table and bedside cabinets, radiator, telephone point, TV point, coving to ceiling, door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with three piece modern white suite comprising tiled double shower enclosure with fitted shower and glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, low-level WC and heated towel rail tiled splashbacks, uPVC obscure double glazed window to rear, double radiator, slate tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2 - 4.22m x 3.94m (13'10" x 12'11") - Bow window to front, uPVC double glazed window to side, radiator, coving to ceiling.

Family Bathroom - Fitted with four piece modern white suite comprising deep panelled bath, wash hand basin, tiled shower enclosure with fitted shower and glass screen and low-level WC, tiled splashbacks, uPVC double glazed window to rear, double radiator, slate tiled flooring.

Bedroom 3 - 4.29m x 3.67m (14'1" x 12'0") - Two uPVC double glazed windows to side, uPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator, coving to ceiling.

Bedroom 4 - 2.99m x 3.48m (9'10" x 11'5") - UPVC double glazed window to side, radiator, telephone point, coving to ceiling, secure metal patio doors balcony, door to:

Balcony -

Bedroom 5 - 3.19m x 2.77m (10'6" x 9'1") - UPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator, coving to ceiling, wash hand basin and with cupboards under.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 August 2016


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