Cotham Vale, Cotham £795,000


Stylish and comfortable four double bedroom Victorian family home that has been sympathetically updated in recent years. Situated in a quiet side road within a few minutes walk of Cotham School, BBC buildings and Bristol University. Attractively presented throughout in a contemporary style that highlights original period features the house is ideally suited to growing families.

The house is slightly elevated from the road with the main front door opening into an entrance lobby which in turn opens into a bright and airy hall with attractive staircase rising to the upper floors. To the front is a sitting room featuring triple sash bay window. A period style fireplace incorporates a wood-burner, the ceiling has period ceiling cornice with picture rail below. Built in cabinet to the side of the chimney breast and stripped floorboards. To the rear of the house the original dining room has been opened up to the kitchen area to create a lovely informal family living area with French doors opening onto the lower courtyard garden area. The kitchen has space for a dining table and has a handy larder cupboard to compliment the cream coloured units which are set under a dark worktop along with a range of integrated appliances. From the hall a door under the stairs opens into a cloakroom with WC and basin. A further door leads down to the lower ground floor storage areas which has door at pavement level to the front and is a useful store for bikes, buggies etc.

Moving upstairs at first floor level the master bedroom with en suite is positioned to the front and has a triple sash bay window matching the one in the sitting room below. Plantation style shutters are fitted to the windows, there are built in wardrobes to either side of the chimney beast and stripped floorboards. The en suite has window to the front, a good sized shower and wash basin. Bedroom 2 and the family bathroom which has a contemporary feel with bath and separate shower are also on this floor along with the utility/garden room which has a Belfast sink unit, plumbing for washing machine & tumble dryer. French doors from this room open onto hardwood timber deck which in turn leads onto the level rear garden. The original staircase continues to rise to the upper floor which provides two further good sized bedrooms built into the roof space with Victorian era dormer windows.

The front garden is low maintenance and provides a decked area to sit out on if desired. The rear garden has an attractive lower courtyard area with intricate Victorian tiled floor, storage shed and steps rising up to the main part of the garden. There are two hardwood decked seating areas, a central lawn, maturing shrubs and a lovely ornamental Magnolia tree. A timber shed provides storage and there are some raised vegetable beds at the far end set against a feature natural stone retaining wall on the boundary.

The house sits within the Cotham & Redland conservation area, and is within the Cotham residents parking area.

  • Stylish Victorian Family Home
  • Attractively Presented Throughout
  • Informal Open Family Living Area
  • Four Double Bedrooms (Master En Suite)
  • Gardens & Basement Storage
  • Great Central Location

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