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Ivywell Road, Bristol, BS9








3,803 sq ft

353 sq m

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Key features

  • Victorian house over 3803 sq ft
  • Overlooking The Downs
  • Secure gated off-street parking
  • Garage
  • Stunning private rear garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Scope for large loft conversion (planning permission pending)
  • Generous basement/cellar


The house is quietly situated behind secure electric gates in this discrete location just off the Durdham Downs, giving complete privacy in this most enviable address in Sneyd Park.

Built in the late 19th Century and extended in the mid 20th Century, the property also offers scope for further extensions with planning permission currently being sought to convert the spacious loft into two bedrooms and a bathroom. The current accommodation is spread across an impressive 3,436 sq ft and is arranged over three floors, which boasts a great deal of original charm and character with original period features throughout. An inviting entrance hall gives access into the impressive living room which boasts a host of original period features such as wood panelling and high timbered ceilings whilst offering a gorgeous view into the rear garden. In addition there is a generous study off the entrance hall, fitted kitchen with an adjoining breakfast room / conservatory and a guest bedroom overlooking the garden complete with a separate cloak room. Furthermore a spiral staircase from the entrance leads down to the wine cellar and large basement with excellent storage facilities.

On the first floor lie two double bedrooms, the principle bedroom benefitting from far reaching views directly across The Downs from its bay fronted window along with a well-appointed en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom is served by a separate shower room and there is plenty of storage on the landing. A large attic space accessed from the first floor landing via a loft ladder which, subject to the necessary consents, could be converted to provide an additional two bedrooms and a family bathroom.


The rear garden is truly a quiet haven of tranquillity with wonderfully mature borders, trees and an established level lawn. A large patio terrace accessed from the main reception allows the idea space for alfresco dining, whilst to the rear is a charming original glazed fruit house. In the centre of the garden lies an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a paved terrace, perfect for a morning swim or family fun during the summer.

The front driveway is secured by electric gates and boasts parking for multiple vehicles. In addition there is a covered carport and single garage, with side gate to the rear gardens.


Ivywell Road is one of Bristol’s most prestigious roads, situated in Sneyd Park and overlooking the much-loved 400 acres of the Durdham Downs, offering wonderful walks and weekend sporting activities. As well as its serene setting, this property is conveniently situated within easy reach of Clifton Village and Whiteladies Road not to mention Stoke Bishop with its local amenities, eateries and coffee shops. Everything you need is within arm's reach while maintaining a sense of peaceful seclusion. Sneyd Park is one of the most affluent and sought after locations in Bristol, bordered on one side by the Avon Gorge it is well known for its beautiful Victorian and Edwardian villas lining the edge of the Downs. Local schooling is extremely good, with many state and private schools in the vicinity, including Elmlea School, Westbury Park Primary School, Badminton School and Redmaids School. Also popular with local families are Clifton College, Clifton High School, Bristol Grammar School and Queen Elizabeth's Hospital School.

Additional Information

Local Authority: Bristol City Council
Council Tax Band G


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Band: G
PARKINGDetails of how and where vehicles can be parked, and any associated costs.Read more about parking in our glossary page.
Garage,Off street
GARDENA property has access to an outdoor space, which could be private or shared.
Private garden
ACCESSIBILITYHow a property has been adapted to meet the needs of vulnerable or disabled individuals.Read more about accessibility in our glossary page.
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Ivywell Road, Bristol, BS9


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  • Sea Mills Station1.0 miles
  • Clifton Down Station1.0 miles
  • Redland Station1.4 miles
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