Summary of Accommodation
Covered entrance portico: Access to the property is through the rear entrance porch from the car parking area. There is a formal front door opening off the living room onto Bathurst Parade. The covered entrance porch includes a wrought iron security gate and provides room for soft seating to catch the evening sunshine. The entrance door opens into a split-level hallway with attractive carpeted oak staircase leading to a galleried landing. Utility room with plumbing for washing machine and opening for tumble dryer. Sink unit. Separate cloakroom/wc.
Undoubtedly, one of the main features of the property is the living room, with original full height metal window overlooking Bathurst Marina and its many boats. A front door opens onto Bathurst Parade. The split-level living room includes a raised mezzanine floor to one corner accessed off the kitchen/diner at first floor.
The suspended mezzanine overlooks the living room and provides for an additional seating area. Beneath the raised mezzanine is an area that could provide for a dining table.
Kitchen / Diner
Double doors open off the galleried landing into the generously proportioned kitchen / diner. A large glazed picture style window to one end provides for good natural daylight and overlooks neighbouring houses. Comprehensive range of fitted base and wall units with attractive granite work surfaces and matching upstands. Fitted Bosch induction, 4 ring electric hob with stainless steel extractors, Miele oven with separate Miele microwave and warming drawer. Integral Bosch dishwasher and built in fridge/freezer. There is ample room for a dining table and soft seating. A timber balustrade to one end looks into the living room and provides access to the suspended mezzanine platform. The kitchen has a stripped pine floor throughout.
There are two double bedrooms reached off the galleried landing which enjoy open views to the front and rear. The master bedroom includes a fitted mirror wardrobe to one wall as well as en-suite bathroom – panelled spa bath with separate mixer/shower tap. Washbasin set within fitted vanity unit and wc. Timber effect ceramic floor covering throughout. A ceiling hatch within the master bedroom provides access to a large boarded out storage area, ideal for suitcases etc.
Separate shower room with large glazed and fully tiled shower, wash hand basin and wc.
A shelved airing cupboard off the landing houses a Megaflow water heater.
Integral garage & parking
The property benefits from its own lock up garage. Residents of Merchants Landing are entitled to an additional parking permit which allows further parking within the communal areas up to a maximum of 24 hours.
Bristol’s floating harbour is a man-made inlet, dating from 1809 and over recent years has become a cosmopolitan destination for shipping, dining and contemporary city centre living. The bustling waterfront and vibrant streets offer a diverse and eclectic environment with shopping ranging from fashionable boutiques through to street markets. Furthermore, there is an infinite range of well-known bar and restaurants offering alfresco waterside dining.
Bristol City Centre is within easy walking distance as is the magnificent St Mary Redcliffe Church. Bristol Temple Meads railway station, offering regular train services to London Paddington and other major UK cities, is within 10 minutes walking distance.
Travelling eastwards along Cumberland Road, turn left off the roundabout (by the Louisanna pub) into Wapping Road. Continue for approx. 150 yards, before turning right under the archway of Challoner Court. Continue straight to the end of the and then bear right into the area of garaging and hardstanding. The rear entrance door to property is flanked by a selection of plant pots.
Tenure: The tenure of the property is leasehold for the remainder of a 999 year lease from 1984.
Services: The property has mains electric, water and drainage.
Management Co: We understand there is an active management company in existence (Byzantine Court Man Co) for the general upkeep of the building at a charge of £164.00 pcm. Merchant Landing Ameniites looks after the communal gardens and visitor car parking at an annual charge of £275.00.
Council tax: We understand that the property falls within tax band ‘F’ (£2863.04 per annum)
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hydes of Bristol - 01179731516