Downs Park East, Westbury Park

5 bedroom property for sale

Guide price £985,000

An elegant and well-proportioned, 5 double bedroom, 2 bath/shower room, Edwardian period family house, of circa 2,370 sq. ft., with an extended kitchen/dining room, 2 reception rooms, level rear garden and single garage. In a prime location, in the area of first priority for Redland Green School, just a short stroll of the Downs, excellent schools and shops and facilities in nearby North View and Henleaze Road.

A fine period residence (circa 1909) of character both internally and externally, retaining most of its original features - covered balcony, sash windows, fireplaces and simple moulded cornicing.

The neighbourhood has a great deal to offer. The nearby schools, whether state or private are of an excellent standard and highly regarded. The local convenience store is a nearby Waitrose. Just a short walk away there is a fishmonger, two butcher's shops, cafes, good small restaurants a plenty, a gastro pub and many varied independent shops to explore as well as the local library and independent cinema. Just a short stroll away is Durdham Downs which offers 400 acres of recreational space.

There is an extended kitchen/dining room (24'9 x 20'5) having exposed wooden floorboards, large lantern light and bi-folding doors opening onto the rear garden.

Ground Floor: entrance vestibule, reception hall, inner hall, sitting room, family room, kitchen/dining room, utility/wc.

First Floor: split level landing, three double bedrooms (bedroom 1 with covered balcony), family bathroom.

Second Floor: part galleried landing, two further double bedrooms (5 in total), shower room.

Outside: pretty front courtyard, level rear garden with sitting out area. Single garage.

A most appealing Edwardian family home in an immensely desirable location where properties of this nature seldom come to the open market.

GROUND FLOOR


APPROACH:
from the pavement, a tiled pathway with front garden to one side gives access to an open-fronted porch. Part multi-paned wooden door with fanlight and external wall light, opening to:-

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE:
tessellated tiled flooring, tall moulded skirtings, simple moulded cornicing, raised height mains switchboard control cupboard. Part multi-paned wooden door with fanlight, opening to:-

RECEPTION HALL:
having an elegant staircase ascending to the first floor with handrail and arts & crafts style spindles, tessellated tiled flooring, tall moulded skirtings, simple moulded cornicing, picture rail, inset ceiling downlights, radiator. Panelled doors with moulded architraves, opening to:-

SITTING ROOM: (16' 1'' x 15' 11'') (4.90m x 4.85m)
having four tall sash windows to the front elevation with an additional sash window to the side. Central period fireplace with coal effect gas fire, tiled slips, cast iron surround and an ornately carved wooden mantelpiece. Recesses to either side of the chimney breast, exposed wooden floorboards, tall moulded skirtings, picture rail, simple moulded cornicing, radiator, ceiling light point.

FAMILY ROOM: (14' 2'' x 12' 9'') (4.31m x 3.88m)
part multi-paned double doors opening through to the kitchen/dining room, exposed wooden floorboards, cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and ornately carved wooden mantelpiece, recesses to either side of the chimney breast, tall moulded skirtings, picture rail, simple moulded cornicing, radiator, ceiling light point.

INNER HALL:
exposed wooden floorboards, moulded skirtings, ceiling light point. Open walkway through to the kitchen/dining room. Door to:-

UTILITY/WC:
low level dual flush wc, wall mounted wash hand basin with splashback tiling, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer on stacker system, internal window to the side elevation, ceiling light point, extractor fan. Understair cupboard housing hot water cylinder with pressurised tank. Wall mounted Ideal gas fired combination boiler.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: (24' 9'' x 20' 5'') (7.54m x 6.22m)
loosely divided as follows:-

Kitchen: (21' 2'' x 10' 2'') (6.45m x 3.10m)
shaker style cabinets, roll edged wooden worktop, stainless steel sink with draining board to side and mixer tap over, chimney recess with range cooker (available by separate negotiation), pantry cupboard with fitted shelving, space for tall fridge/freezer, space for dishwasher. Exposed wooden flooring with tiled section, wide double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, ceiling light point. Wide wall opening through to:-

Dining Area: (24' 10'' x 9' 3'') (7.56m x 2.82m)
a continuation of the exposed wooden floorboards, tall moulded skirtings, large double glazed lantern light, inset ceiling downlights, radiator. Part multi-paned double doors opening to the family room. Bi-folding doors overlooking and opening externally to the rear garden.

FIRST FLOOR


SPLIT LEVEL LANDING:
part galleried over the stairwell, moulded skirtings, radiator, two ceiling light points. Turning staircase continuing to the second floor. Panelled doors with moulded architraves, opening to:-

BEDROOM 1: (20' 6'' x 16' 1'') (6.24m x 4.90m)
four double glazed sash windows to the front elevation with additional part glazed door opening onto the covered balcony, period fireplace with ornately carved wooden mantelpiece and tiled hearth, built-in wardrobes with cupboards above, moulded skirtings, picture rail, simple moulded cornicing, ceiling light point, radiator.

BEDROOM 2: (14' 2'' x 13' 0'') (4.31m x 3.96m)
multi-paned windows to the rear elevation, period fireplace with tiled hearth, moulded skirtings, picture rail, ceiling light point, radiator.

BEDROOM 3: (13' 2'' x 9' 11'') (4.01m x 3.02m)
two windows to the rear elevation, chimney breast with recesses to either side, moulded skirtings, radiator, ceiling light point.

FAMILY BATHROOM/WC: (8' 10'' x 6' 6'') (2.69m x 1.98m)
panelled bath with hot and cold water taps plus shower screen and built-in shower unit with overhead shower. Low level wc. Pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold water taps. Two obscure glazed windows to the side elevation, moulded skirtings, radiator, inset ceiling downlights, extractor fan.

SECOND FLOOR


PART GALLERIED LANDING:
enjoying plenty of natural light via a Velux window to the rear elevation, moulded skirtings, ceiling light point, cupboard with shelving. Restricted height door at ¾ landing to the shower room. Panelled doors opening to:-

BEDROOM 4: (20' 11'' x 16' 1'') (6.37m x 4.90m)
four sash appearance double glazed windows to the front elevation, part sloping ceiling with exposed beams, period fireplace, built-in wardrobes with cupboards above, ceiling light point, radiator.

BEDROOM 5: (13' 4'' x 13' 1'') (4.06m x 3.98m)
large double glazed dormer style window to the rear elevation, period fireplace with recesses to either side of the chimney breast, moulded skirtings, radiator, ceiling light point.

SHOWER ROOM/WC: (10' 11'' x 4' 7'') (3.32m x 1.40m)
low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower unit and handheld shower attachment, obscure glazed skylight window, radiator, eaves storage, inset ceiling downlight, extractor fan.

OUTSIDE


FRONT COURTYARD:
an easy maintenance front courtyard with shrub borders.

REAR GARDEN: (39' 10'' x 21' 4'') (12.13m x 6.50m)
immediately to the rear of the kitchen/dining room and accessed via bi-folding doors there is a patio with ample space for garden furniture, potted plants and barbecuing etc. This links seamlessly to the remainder of the garden which is level and laid to lawn with deep shrub borders to either side featuring an array of flowering plants and mature shrubs plus palm tree. External lighting, outside water tap and greenhouse. Personal door to:-

SINGLE GARAGE: (28' 4'' x 9' 10'' decreasing to 6'7) (8.63m x 2.99m/2.00m)
electronically operated roller up and over door. The garage is accessed via Northumbria Drive.

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 are not included but may be available by separate arrangement.

TENURE:
it is understood that the property is Freehold. There is a perpetual yearly rent charge of £8.15s.0d. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

PLEASE NOTE:
1. Anti Money Laundering Regulations: when agreeing a sale of a property we are required to see both proof of identification for all buyers and confirmation of funding arrangements. 2. Energy Performance Certificate: It is unlawful to rent out a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. The energy performance rating of a property can be upgraded on completion of certain energy efficiency improvements. Please visit the following website for further details: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-private-rented-property-minimum-standard-landlord-guidance-documents 3. The photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens. 4. 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 information of particular importance to you. 5. We endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable but they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not make any representation or give any warranty in relation to the property and we have no authority to do so on behalf of the seller. 6. Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. 7. Any floor plans provided are not drawn to scale and are produced as an indicative rough guide only to help illustrate and identify the general layout of the property. 8. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations, listed buildings or other consents have been obtained. These matters must be verified by any intending buyer. 9. Please be aware that firstly, areas of first priority (AFP) for schools do change and, secondly, just because a property is located within an AFP this does not mean schooling is guaranteed for resident children. Please make appropriate enquiries of the local authority to ensure you are fully aware of the exact position prior to exchange of contracts.

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