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5 bedroom terraced house for sale

Ashley Down Road, St Andrews

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Property Description

Key features

  • A striking Georgian residence dating from circa 1827
  • Exceptionally large and lateral accommodation (3,500 sq. ft.)
  • 4/5 spacious bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Rear garden, driveway parking and garaging

Full description

A striking grade II listed Georgian residence dating from circa 1827 with exceptionally large and lateral accommodation of circa 3,500 sq. ft., with a very impressive thro' drawing room and formal dining room measuring approx. 42ft x 17ft, further kitchen/dining room, 4/5 spacious bedrooms, rear garden, driveway parking and garaging.

Generous room proportions and full of period character and charm, high ceilings, cornicing and large multi-paned sash windows.

The ground floor starts with a large and welcoming entrance hall, aforementioned drawing room and formal dining room, kitchen/dining room, music room, cloakroom/wc.

The first floor has a large landing and 4 spacious rooms, master en-suite and dressing room.

The lower ground floor offers great flexibility and could be a further bedroom/study or playroom

Outside - there is driveway parking for at least 2 cars, rear garden and garaging via rear lane access.

The house is set on the border of St Andrews and Ashley Down, which alongside the surrounding areas of Montpelier & St Werburghs offer so much within a short distance - Gloucester Road is a very popular destination with a variety of independent and interesting traders from cafes, bars and restaurants to essential services such as banks, supermarkets and hardware stores. While nearby St Andrews Park offers a leafy break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Good transport links - close (but not too close) to the M32 (M4), rail links to Temple Meads from Montpelier and bus routes close by.

Well regarded local primary schools of Sefton Park and Brunel Fields are both within 400 metres.

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.

it is understood that the property is freehold. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

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...


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

(11' 4'' x 4' 0'') (3.45m x 1.22m)
providing additional access to the formal dining room and also partially glazed door leads into access out onto the rear garden. Ceiling cornicing, recessed spotlights, exposed wooden flooring.

(15' 6'' x 12' 11'') (4.72m x 3.93m)
a lovely large room with high ceilings and large windows to the rear elevation including double glazed double doors. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with granite working surfaces and upstands, large stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space for large range cooker and tall fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, wall mounted gas boiler fitted discreetly behind a wall mounted unit, ceiling cornicing, recessed spotlights, radiator.

(16' 10'' max into bay x 11' 8'' min/8'11 max) (5.13m x 3.55m/2.72m)
large multi-paned sash window to the front elevation, recessed fireplace, steps leading down to the lower ground floor.

Formal Dining Room: 
(17' 7'' into chimney recess x 15' 4'' excluding shallow bay) (5.36m x 4.67m)
lovely grand proportions with high ceilings, ceiling cornicing, very large sash windows with shutters to the rear elevation with far reaching views across Bristol to the hills of Bath beyond. Recessed stone and slate fireplace with tiled hearth, three radiators.


wide block paviored driveway with parking for 2 or 3 cars leads to an entrance door into:-

tessellated tiled flooring, large half glazed period door opening into:-

(17' 0'' x 9' 9'') (5.18m x 2.97m)
An impressive and lovely welcoming hallway with high ceilings, exposed wooden floorboards and doors leading off to kitchen/dining room, drawing room and in turn dining room, rear vestibule and music room. Staircase rises to the first floor. Ceiling cornicing, deep skirting boards, radiator.

(42' 6'' into curved bay x 15' 6'' min/17'7 max) (12.94m x 4.72m/5.36m)
Measured and described separately as follows:-

Drawing Room: 
(25' 0'' into curved bay x 15' 6'' into chimney recess) (7.61m x 4.72m)
a quite stunning room with very high ceilings, ceiling cornicing and a lovely wide curved bay to the front elevation comprising three very large multi-paned sash windows with rising shutters, picture rail, impressive cast iron period fireplace with slate hearth, marble surround and mantel, radiators.

Dressing Room: 
(10' 2'' x 5' 9'') (3.10m x 1.75m)
(could be an additional small bedroom if required or upstairs study): the dressing room can be accessed either via the hallway or en-suite; large sash window to the rear elevation complete with working shutters and very far reaching views. Hot water tank and heating controls.

(17' 10'' into bay x 13' 0'' into chimney recess) (5.43m x 3.96m)
a charming room with lovely curved bay to the front elevation comprising large multi-paned sash window with working shutters, picture rail, radiator, pedestal wash hand basin.

(20' 1'' into curved bay x 13' 6'' into chimney recess) (6.12m x 4.11m)
a very well-proportioned room with wide ceiling cornicing, picture rail, large multi-paned sash window to front elevation complete with working shutters, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.

(rear) (15' 5'' x 13' 4'') (4.70m x 4.06m)
a large room with large sash window with working shutters to rear elevation with very far reaching views, radiator.

(9' 9'' x 7' 9'') (2.97m x 2.36m)
large multi-paned sash window to the front elevation with stripped wooden working shutters, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, corner bath with shower, partially tiled walls, loft access.


(approx. 38' 0'' x 22' 0'') (11.57m x 6.70m)
block paviored driveway with off street parking for at least 2 cars.

accessed via the rear vestibule; steps lead down to the very large patio area, lawn and raised deck. Glimpses of very far reaching views over Bristol and beyond to the Bath hills, further steps and pathway lead to a gateway at the left hand side which takes you to the rear lane access and access to:-

(16' 4'' x 9' 2'') (4.97m x 2.79m)
with electric light. Accessed via Kathdene Gardens.

a most impressive opaque glazed sash window, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator. Charming arched doorway in and out.

Steps lead down from the Music Room to:-

doors lead off to the main room, cellar storage and scullery.

(20' 11'' x 14' 11'') (6.37m x 4.54m)
with a slightly lower head height, double glazed window to rear elevation, two radiators, recessed spotlights, access into:-

Wine Cellar: 
(18' 3'' x 4' 8'') (5.56m x 1.42m)

Additional Storage: 
(14' 8'' x 8' 0'') (4.47m x 2.44m)

(12' 9'' x 10' 7'') (3.88m x 3.22m)
doorway through to:-

(12' 10'' x 5' 5'') (3.91m x 1.65m)
double glazed window to rear elevation, further windows to the side and rear elevations, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, large Belfast sink.


main section 21'3 x 6'9 (6.48m x 2.06m) with further sections first leading to the master suite (approx. 10'10 x 5'2) (3.30m x 1.57m) and far vestibule leading to bedrooms 3 and 4 (13'7 x 13'4) (4.14m x 4.06m). On the half landing there are fitted bookshelves and stained glass window to the side elevation. Main landing with skylight, ceiling cornicing, radiator, lovely period archway going into the master suite, window to other side elevation bringing in natural light, loft access.

(15' 8'' x 10' 6'' into chimney recess) (4.77m x 3.20m)
large sash window to the rear elevation complete with working shutters, radiator, doorway leading to:-

En-Suite Shower Room/WC: 
(6' 9'' x 5' 3'') (2.06m x 1.60m)
low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled shower cubicle with shower screen, partially tiled walls and heated towel rail. Doorway into:-

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12 April 2018


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