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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Apartment 1-17 The General, Guinea Street, Bristol, BS1

Reserved £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious double height living/dining area
  • Master bedroom with en suite
  • Second bedroom with double height ceiling
  • Some images computer generated
  • Snug area with doors to a private terrace
  • Private roof terrace
  • One allocated parking space
  • Fully inclusive fitted kitchen
  • Neff stainless steel appliances

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A wonderful two bedroom mezzanine property on the first floor in this truly spectacular building. This is a grand apartment with numerous original features, within the historic General build


The General is located in a beautiful waterfront location on the edge of the famous Bristol Floating Harbour. It is ideally located a short walk from Bristol city centre, Temple Meads Train Station, the financial districts of Temple Quay and Temple Back, and the University of Bristol. The General provides the perfect city centre retreat; minutes from the bustling centre, yet far enough to offer an oasis and retreat when needed.

Right on your doorstep, on the pedestrianised Lower Guinea Street, you will find the trio of Sanchez Brothers restaurants; Michelin starred Casamia, Paco Tapas and Pi Shop Pizzeria. Residents choosing The General will not only be buying a piece of history, but also a property with all the convenience provided by a quality city centre home.


A wonderful two bedroom apartment that boasts a south facing balcony with access from the spacious open plan double height living/dining area with large original windows. The apartment also benefits from a luxurious mezzanine master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, a second bedroom with double height ceiling, separate family shower-room, a storage cupboard and separate utility located in the entrance hall. The property is offered with one parking space.

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The contemporary interiors are created using a palette of neutral coloured materials which blend perfectly with the historic features of the properties. Each home has also been cleverly designed to maximise space and natural light, with careful attention paid to every detail of the interior finishes. Images are typical of the development and for illustrative purposes only.

The specification includes:

• Oak engineered brushed flooring features in most living areas and some kitchens, with porcelain tiles to others

• 100% wool carpets to bedrooms for a luxurious finish

• All homes feature intruder alarms, mains operated smoke detectors and chrome shaver sockets

• Period and contemporary style light fittings including downlighters, pendants or lighting tracks

• Internal cabling to allow easy installation of terrestrial television

• Telecom points fitted to living area and selected rooms

• Alarms to all units

• Video activated door entry, where applicable, to communal areas

• Radiators or underfloor heating powered by communal heating system

When complete, The General will be home to a collection of 205 one to four bedroom new and converted apartments and houses. The character-filled homes, situated in the Grade II listed buildings of the former Bristol General Hospital will include a converted chapel, triplex apartments with glazed upper floors and a penthouse apartment located in the unique octagonal tower, with views across the city to the Somerset countryside. The reinstatement of the original roofscapes and balconies will provide many of the apartments with their own terraces.

Designed and built by award-winning heritage developer City & Country, The General provides an extensive mix of properties, all set around a restored landscaped central courtyard. Find out more about City & Country

Cars and bikes will also be catered for in underground car parks and designated bike store. Additional facilities, for a stress-free lifestyle include lift access, voice activated door entry, maintained communal areas and an on-site concierge who can accept post and hold keys for your convenience.

2017 Evening Standard Awards - Best Out of London Home
2017 Evening Standard Awards - Best Conversion (Highly Commended)
2016 WhatHouse? Awards - Best Medium Housebuilder
2015 WhatHouse? Awards - Best Medium Housebuilder
2015 WhatHouse? Awards - Best Renovation, Gold, The General
2015 PROPS - Residential Developer of the Year

Square Footage: 1,204 sq ft

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 March 2018

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