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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Somerset Street, Kingsdown

Sold STC £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An elegant & utterly charming bay fronted town house
  • 3 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms
  • open-plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • 50ft south easterly facing rear garden

Full description

An elegant & utterly charming 3/4 double bedroom, 1/2 reception room, Georgian grade II listed bay fronted town house located in the much sought after Kingsdown area, arranged over four floors which exudes character, having an open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, 50ft south easterly facing rear garden and marvellous city views.

Having been re-decorated both internally and externally in 2015 the property is now offered in excellent decorative order with a liberal use of Farrow & Ball paints.

A friendly neighbourly community who all enjoy the ambience and character of this historic and atmospheric quarter with its cobbled streets and fine period buildings.

A very central and convenient location close to the University environs, Bristol Royal Infirmary, BBC, Whiteladies Road, Gloucester Road and Clifton Village areas. Colston's Primary and Cotham School approximately 0.5 miles away.

Ground Floor: entrance hall, study, drawing room.

Lower Ground Floor: hall, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom/wc

First Floor: landing, bedroom 1, family bath/shower room.

Second Floor: part galleried landing, two further double bedrooms (3 in total), separate wc.

Outside: an attractive and well-stocked 50ft south-easterly facing walled garden with two sun terraces.

Located within the Kingsdown Residents Parking scheme.


GROUND FLOOR 

APPROACH: 
from the pavement, a shallow flight of steps ascend to an ornate Bath stone pilaster. Solid six-panelled wooden door with arched fanlight, opening to:-

ENTRANCE HALL: 
a most welcoming entrance, with exposed wooden floorboards, ornate central ceiling arch, tall moulded skirtings, dado rail and ornate moulded cornicing. Elegant turning staircase ascending and descending to the first and lower ground floor which has spindles and a mahogany handrail. Radiator and two ceiling light points. Six-panelled doors with moulded architraves and brass door furniture, opening to:-

STUDY: 
(11' 8'' x 10' 8'') (3.55m x 3.25m)
central ornate cast iron fireplace on slate hearth, large bay window to the front elevation comprising three multi-paned sash windows, recesses to either side of the chimney breast (both with fitted bookshelving), exposed wooden floorboards, moulded skirtings, simple moulded cornicing, ornate ceiling rose with light point, radiator.

DRAWING ROOM: 
(16' 1'' x 14' 2'') (4.90m x 4.31m)
a gracious principal reception room, having a large bay window to the front elevation comprising three multi-paned sash windows and enjoying far reaching views towards countryside across the city. Central period fireplace with cast iron basket, coal effect gas fire, slate hearth and ornately carved mantelpiece. Exposed wooden floorboards, tall moulded skirtings, timber panelling to dado height with rail, ornate moulded cornicing and ornate ceiling rose with light point. Recesses to either side of the chimney breast (both with fitted bookshelving and one with base level cupboards). Radiator and two ceiling light points.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR 

HALL: 
wooden flooring, radiator, dado rail, ceiling light point. Door with moulded architraves opening to the utility room. Part opaque/stained glass door with moulded architraves and brass door furniture, opening to:-

OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 
(16' 4'' x 13' 10'') (4.97m x 4.21m)
comprehensively fitted with an array of cream coloured soft closing panelled base and eye level units with a combination of drawers, cabinets and glazed display cabinets. Solid wooden worktop surfaces with splashback tiling and pelmet lighting. Undermount Villeroy & Bosch sink set into composite stone worktop which has an indented draining board, water tap, swan neck mixer tap and a matching upstand. Rangemaster cooker oven with double oven, grill and 5 ring gas hob plus extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher and tall fridge/freezer. Wooden flooring, space for table and chairs to seat six, moulded skirtings, Victorian style radiator, two ceiling light points. Large multi-paned sash window with window seat that also offers storage and overlooks the rear garden in a south easterly direction. Multi-paned wooden door opening externally to the sun terrace and rear garden.

UTILITY ROOM: 
(14' 3'' x 7' 2'') (4.34m x 2.18m)
panelled base and eye level cabinets matching those in the kitchen, solid wooden worktop surface with inset sink and swan neck mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, wooden flooring, space for freezer, arched recess into chimney breast housing Ideal Mexico gas fired boiler, ceiling light point. Door to coal hole. Four-panelled door with moulded architraves, opening to:-

CLOAKROOM/WC: 
low level wc, corner wall mounted wash hand basin with hot and cold water taps, window to the front elevation, tiled flooring, wall light point.

FIRST FLOOR 

LANDING: 
exposed wooden floorboards, moulded skirtings, dado rail, radiator and ceiling light point. Turning staircase ascending to the second floor which enjoys plenty of natural light via a Velux window. Four-panelled doors with moulded architraves and brass door furniture, opening to:-

BEDROOM 1: 
(16' 5'' x 12' 8'') (5.00m x 3.86m)
having a bay window to the rear elevation comprising three multi-paned sash windows and enjoying far reaching views towards open countryside across the city. Double opening built-in wardrobe with ample hanging rail and shelving space plus cupboards above, additional built-in wardrobe with shelving, exposed wooden floorboards, moulded skirtings, dado rail, coved ceiling, radiator, ceiling light point.

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM: 
(14' 2'' x 11' 10'') (4.31m x 3.60m)
a stylish and well-appointed family bath/shower room. Freestanding roll top bath on ball and claw feet with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment. Large walk-in shower cubicle with low level shower tray, glass panels, wall mounted shower unit with handheld shower attachment and an overhead circular shower. Period style pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low level wc. Tiled flooring, bay window to the front elevation comprising three multi-paned sash windows, moulded skirtings, heated towel rail/radiator, dado rail, coved ceiling, inset ceiling downlights, ceiling light point. Door to Airing Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

SECOND FLOOR 

PART GALLERIED LANDING: 
enjoying plenty of natural light courtesy of the aforementioned Velux window, part galleried over the stairwell with spindles and mahogany handrail, exposed wooden floorboards, radiator, loft access, ceiling light point. At half landing there is a part opaque and stained glass door with overlight opening to a separate wc. Four-panelled doors with moulded architraves and brass door furniture, opening to:-

BEDROOM 2: 
(14' 4'' x 12' 3'') (4.37m x 3.73m)
bay window to the front elevation comprising three multi-paned sash windows, ornate period fireplace set into chimney breast with recesses to either side (one with fitted wardrobe and the other fitted cupboard and shelving), exposed wooden floorboards, moulded skirtings, radiator, ceiling light point.

BEDROOM 3: 
(14' 4'' x 13' 9'') (4.37m x 4.19m)
multi-paned sash window to the rear elevation and enjoying a south-easterly aspect plus glorious elevated city views towards undulating countryside in the distance. Double opening built-in wardrobe with ample hanging rail and shelving space, additional built-in cupboard with recessed shelving above, exposed wooden floorboards, moulded skirtings, radiator, ceiling light point.

SEPARATE WC: 
low level wc, corner wash hand basin with hot and cold water taps, exposed wooden floorboards, ceiling light point, extractor fan.

OUTSIDE 

REAR GARDEN: 
some 50ft/15.24m in length and enjoying a very pleasant south-easterly aspect and walled on three sides is this exquisite town garden. Immediately to the rear of the house is a paved sun terrace which offers ample space for garden furniture and features a wisteria and climbing rose. Beyond this there is a gently sloping section of lawn enclosed to either side by deep shrub borders that feature an array of flowering plants, mature shrubs and trees including various apple trees and bay tree. At the bottom of the garden there is a further sun terrace and steps descend to a pedestrian gate which opens onto a rear pedestrian lane which provides access to just two properties. Useful potting shed.

IMPORTANT REMARKS 

VIEWING & FURTHER INFORMATION: 
available exclusively through the sole agents, Richard Harding Estate Agents, tel: 0117 946 6690.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS: 
only items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Any other items such as carpets etc. are not included but may be available by separate arrangement.

TENURE: 
it is understood that the property is freehold with an annual rent charge of £5. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

PLEASE NOTE: 
1. As from the 1st April 2018 there will be a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rented sector to normally have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations will come into force for new lets and renewals of tenancies with effect from 1st April 2018 and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption [eg the building is Listed]. The energy performance rating of a property can be upgraded on completion of certain energy efficiency improvements. 2. The photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens. 3. Any services, heating systems, appliances or installations referred to in these particulars have not been tested and no warranty can be given that these are in working order. Whilst we believe these particulars to be correct we would be pleased to check any...

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Added on Rightmove:
23 June 2017

Nearest stations

  • Montpelier (0.4 mi)
  • Redland (0.4 mi)
  • Clifton Down (0.8 mi)
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124 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2RP

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Nearest stations

  • Montpelier (0.4 mi)
  • Redland (0.4 mi)
  • Clifton Down (0.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richard Harding, Clifton

124 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2RP

0117 407 0123 Local call rate

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