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The Avenue, Sneyd Park, Bristol, BS9 - £1,295,000

bedrooms 5 baths 2 receptions 3
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  • Magnificent private and secluded corner plot
  • Impressive detached family home
  • Five double bedrooms
  • Glorious garden room
  • Attractive and well maintained level lawned gardens
  • Substantial walled courtyard garden to the rear

Summary of Accommodation

The front door opens into a central entrance hall with carpeted staircase leading to the first floor landing. Cloakroom. The principal reception room enjoys an open minster style fireplace with full height double glazed sliding doors opening into the garden room. There are two further reception rooms reached off the entrance hall both of which have double glazed French style doors opening into the enclosed rear courtyard garden. The magnificent and fully glazed garden room enjoys views over the garden and has electrically operated roof blinds as well as infra red wall heaters.

One of the main features of the house is the generously proportioned light and airy kitchen/dining room which enjoys an outlook over the front garden and driveway. Furthermore, double glazed doors open into the enclosed rear courtyard garden ideal for al fresco dining and BBQs. The Kitchen includes an impressive and comprehensive range of solid maple base and wall units with black granite work surfaces. A large central island unit includes an integrated Siemens dishwasher and sink unit. Attractive wall dresser to one wall with display shelving and ample storage. Openings for two upright fridge/freezers. Gas fired oven/ two hot plate Aga and two plate electric hob. Attractive terracotta ceramic tiled floor throughout. A door to one corner opens into a walk in utility/laundry, with matching maple base and wall units. The units include openings for a freestanding washing machine and tumble dryer.

A carpeted staircase within the entrance hall leads to a large L-shaped galleried landing with airing cupboard housing a gas fired Worcester combination boiler supplying the central heating and domestic hot water circulation. In addition, there is a large pressurised Mega Heatrae Sadia hot water cylinder.

In all, there are five double bedrooms with the master bedroom enjoying an en-suite jack and jill bathroom. There is an additional family bathroom reached off the landing. All of the bedrooms enjoy an open outlook over the attractive gardens with four of the bedrooms having built in cupboards/ wardrobes.

Externally the house enjoys mature landscaped gardens to the front and side boundaries, linked by an attractive flagstone patio entrance with timber pergola. The pergola enjoys a mature grape vine which provides cover during summer months for external dining. The side garden (approx. 80.0 x 51.0 ft) is predominantly laid to level lawn with a wildlife pond to one end. Mature and plentiful flower borders are a notable feature with several raised beds ideal for growing vegetables. A gravelled path gives access to a sizeable greenhouse and mature blackcurrant bushes. A freestanding garden shed provides for garden furniture, bicycles etc. The glazed garden room enjoys a level approach to the garden, ideal for family entertaining. Rear access via a useful potting shed, leads to a large fully enclosed flag stone courtyard (circa 40.0x33.0 ft) providing total privacy and seclusion to young children and pets.

An integral garage with up and over door is reached off the driveway as well as via a pedestrian door off the rear courtyard garden. A separate and secure wine cellar/ store is reached off the garage and has power and light. In addition to the integral garage there is a separate lockup garage reached off the driveway of neighbouring, 14 The Avenue. This garage is held on a separate long lease to include an area of garden and woodland to the rear of the garages.


Sneyd Park is situated on the edge of the open expanse of Cliftons Downs forming 400 acres of inner city openness. The Downs create a natural division between this area and the historic suburb Clifton as well as a dramatic viewpoint across the Avon Gorge.

Sneyd Park offers many practicalities over and above some of the neighbouring residential areas especially for those seeking larger garden sizes and ease of car parking. This particularly convenient position offers a choice of extensive local amenities at either Whiteladies Road (within half a mile) or Henleaze (approx. 1 mile). Bristol city centre is within two miles travelling distance and can be accessed by a regular bus service on neighbouring Julian Road. Access to the national motorway network can be reached within two and a half miles to junction three of the M32, and three miles to junction 18 of the M5. The M5 also provides access to the extensive regional shopping centre at Cribbs Causeway. Bristol City centre is within two miles with a regular commuter rail service from Temple Meads to London Paddington. Bristol International Airport is around ten miles travelling distance offering daily flights to Europe.

The area is particularly well served for schooling in both the state and private sectors.

Other Information

TENURE: We understand that the house and gardens hatched red on the attached site plan to be held on the remainder of a 1000 year lease dated 6th July 1855. We understand that 835 years remain unexpired.
The single lock up garage accessed via 14 The Avenue together with area of land hatched green on the attached plan is held on a 800 year lease from June 1966.
SERVICES: We understand to be all mains services. The property enjoys gas central heating and metered water.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Bristol City Council - (0117) 922 2000
COUNCIL TAX BAND: We understand to be Band F and that the charge for 2020/2021 is £2977.05 per annum.
VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment with Hydes of Bristol.

Important Note

Hydes of Bristol and any joint agents give notice that (i) they have no authority to make or give representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. (ii) Any areas, distances or measurements are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulations or other consents and Hydes Of Bristol have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. (iii) In accordance with the consumer protection from unfair trading regulations, please note that the working condition of these services, or kitchen appliances has not been checked by the Agents but at the time of taking particulars we were informed that all were in working order. Please also note that current government legislation demands that as selling agents for this property, Hydes Of Bristol require written evidence of the origin/source of finance for funding for any prospective purchaser wishing to purchase this property. This confirmation shall be required prior to the vendor entering into any contract of sale and our instructions from the vendor are to this effect.

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