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The General Guinea Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1








949-960 sq ft

88-89 sq m

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Key features

  • Stunning two-double-bedroom modern apartment
  • Full-width west facing balcony offering spectacular views
  • Superb sitting room and semi-open plan kitchen
  • Light and bright with a high-specification finish
  • Striking mezzanine master bedroom with en-suite bath & shower room
  • Second double bedroom and separate shower room
  • Concierge service
  • Allocated underground parking space
  • No onward chain
  • EPC : C


The General is a stunning Grade II Listed apartment building situated on the edge of Bathurst Basin and the Avon Cut, on the edge of Bristol's historic floating harbour, forming part of City & Country's award-winning development of the former Bristol General Hospital. Within the General's development are two Michelin-star restaurants – Casa and Paco Tapas - whilst within a mile or so are many of Bristol's best restaurants and casual dining venues including the award-winning CARGO just 0.4 miles away.

The property is within walking distance of cultural venues such as The Tobacco Factory, Bristol Old Vic and Colston Hall, and also Bristol Temple Meads station. Extensive shopping is available just over 1 mile away. Clifton Village is a little under 2 miles to the west, while the Ashton Court Estate (2.5 miles) provides 850 miles of open parkland.

42 The General is an exquisite two-bedroom duplex apartment, situated over the first and second floors (with lift access) of this historic landmark building, covering circa 1000 sq. ft.

The apartment is a perfect space in which to relax, work or entertain, the apartment has a feeling of space and light throughout with oversized windows, double-height ceilings and a sprawling west-facing balcony which overlooks the water and Bathurst Marina.

The apartment has a calming contemporary feel with lime-washed oak floors in the entrance hall, reception room and kitchen and a high-quality carpet on the stairs, across the landing and in the bedrooms.

All of the accommodation is flooded with natural light which pours in through a selection of beautiful oversized sash windows, all of which enjoy a westerly orientation.

A large glazed door opens to the sizeable west-facing balcony which is the perfect place to enjoy a sundowner or simply relax and take in the spectacular views over the Bathurst Basin and marina.

The kitchen itself is modern and beautifully appointed with an array of Neff appliances; including a double oven and grill, ceramic hob as well as an integrated full-height fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

For those who enjoy cooking, the kitchen offers an expanse of sleek worktop surfaces and an array of storage options, including a selection of floor and wall-mounted cupboard and drawer space.

To the opposite side of the entrance hall is a well-proportioned second bedroom which features the same impressive oversized sash windows, and views over the water and moored boats.

The second bedroom is situated next to a sizable and stylish fully tiled bathroom/guest WC, complete with an overhead shower, wall-mounted sink, vanity mirror a heated towel ladder. Adjacent is a useful storage cupboard.

Without a doubt, however, the principal bedroom is one of the more noteworthy features and has exceptional views from its elevated position perched above the sitting room on its mezzanine level.

The principal bedroom is effortlessly cosy, yet still very spacious and extremely well proportioned with the added benefit of enjoying the use of a bespoke and hand-built dressing room and en-suite with walk-in oversized shower cubicle, wash basin, WC, vanity mirror and a heated towel ladder.

The apartment features an  impressive balcony and enjoys much of the day's sun with a westerly orientation. The apartment has ownership of an allocated underground car parking space (with lift access) and access to a secure bike store.



Tenure: Leasehold You buy the right to live in a property for a fixed number of years, but the freeholder owns the land the property's built on.Read more about tenure type in our glossary page.

GROUND RENTA regular payment made by the leaseholder to the freeholder, or management company.Read more about ground rent in our glossary page.

£250 per year (Ask agent about the review period)When and how often your ground rent will be reviewed.Read more about ground rent review period in our glossary page.

ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGEA regular payment for things like building insurance, lighting, cleaning and maintenance for shared areas of an estate. They're often paid once a year, or annually.Read more about annual service charge in our glossary page.


LENGTH OF LEASEHow long you've bought the leasehold, or right to live in a property for.Read more about length of lease in our glossary page.

168 years left

Council TaxA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council tax in our glossary page.

Band: D

The General Guinea Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Bedminster Station0.5 miles
  • Bristol Temple Meads Station0.5 miles
  • Parson Street Station1.2 miles
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Rupert Oliver Property Agents, Clifton

14 Waterloo Street Clifton Bristol BS8 4BT

Rupert Oliver Property Agents, Clifton

At Rupert Oliver Property Agents we provide a balance of trusted professional advice based on more than 25 years property sales experience, together with fresh thinking that adds value to the whole process. 

With intimate 'on the ground' knowledge of our area and a welcoming office located at its heart, we pride ourselves on cutting edge marketing coupled with skilled negotiation and a high level of customer service. 

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