Built in 1910, this wonderful property oozes the period features that one expects from an Edwardian family home of this calibre. Sensitively refurbished by the current owner, this wonderful family home enjoys perfectly proportioned rooms and offers delightful accommodation throughout.
On entering the property there is an impressive reception hall with the original parquet flooring, open fireplace and elegant staircase ascending to the upper floors. Off the reception hallway there is a large drawing room, which boasts a wonderful bay window, and enjoys another open fireplace, there is also a cloakroom with WC and washbasin. The current owners have opened up the original kitchen/breakfast room and the sitting room to create a fabulous living space to suite modern living whilst benefitting from wonderful original features and has space and power for an electric range cooker. The fully fitted “John Lewis of Hungerford” kitchen boasts a variety of wall and base units, and an island incorporating a breakfast bar and storage cupboards. To the rear of the kitchen is a separate utility room with access to both the garden and neighbouring Camp Road.
On the upper floors the accommodation is extremely versatile and offers the potential for a variety of use; currently the upper floors are arranged as 5 bedrooms, with a snug and an office. One of bedrooms opens onto a canopied balcony, as does the snug. The master bedroom includes comprehensive fitted wardrobes to one wall and overlooks the rear garden. In addition, there are 3 bathrooms.
Externally, the house benefits from a delightful enclosed rear garden with separate patio area, ideal for al-fresco dining. The rear garden enjoys a westerly facing aspect. To the front of the house is an attractively presented lawned garden with central pathway heading to the front door, as well as a driveway to park one car. A further benefit of the house is the detached double garage providing parking for 2 cars and workspace, as well as off street parking for 2 vehicles in front of the garage doors.
5 Norland Road is set in a prominent position at the top of the road, and the location is considered as one of the most desirable and exclusive in Bristol. The vibrant Clifton Village, with its wide range boutiques, cafés, bars, and restaurants, is merely a short walk over Christchurch Green, and Durdham Downs with 400 acres of Parkland is approximately a quarter of a mile away. The property is particularly well served by both state and private schooling; Christchurch Primary School is within a few minutes’ walk, and Clifton College and Clifton High School are also only a short walk from the property.
Bristol has a popular cultural and music scene, catering for all tastes and genres and is famed for its green, open spaces such as the afore mentioned Durdham Downs and Ashton Court Estate, across the famous Suspension Bridge which includes mountain bike trails and bridle paths. For those seeking more energetic pastimes, there are golf courses close by and sailing and windsurfing at Baltic Wharf, and even surfing at “The Wave.”
For the commuter, the A4 has a direct link to the commercial centre, and indeed the motorway networks M5 and M4. Bristol Temple Meads train station provides an extensive service to many cities nationwide, and the city’s international airport flies connects to many European Cities.
Tenure – We believe the property to be Freehold and Free.
Services – We understand that the property is connected to all main services.
Local Authority – Bristol City Council.
Council Tax – Band G (3,606.08 for 2021/2022)
Viewings – Strictly by appointment with Hydes of Bristol
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