An imposing, five bedroom detached house with far-reaching estuary views situated in one of Portishead's most desirable locations, the beautiful Lake Grounds. This much-loved family home - just minutes walk from the High Street - was built in the 1930s and sits in a substantial plot approaching 1/3 of an acre.
The property has been extended over recent years and to the ground floor features four reception rooms, a cloakroom, sun room, 22' ft galley utility room, pantry and superb 30' ft open-planned kitchen/dining room which really is the 'hub of the home' and offers the ideal space to entertain family and visiting friends. Upstairs there are five bedrooms - one en-suite - and a family shower room which serves the other bedrooms. The bedrooms that occupy the front elevation enjoy spectacular, west-facing vistas towards the estuary and the Welsh hills in the distance.
Portishead itself has seen great investment over the last few years, adding to its popularity and facilities which include a stunning Marina, Waitrose supermarket, range of leisure activities found at Lake Grounds including Cricket, Tennis and the recently refurbished Lido as well as a number of small boutiques, eateries and larger facilities. Portishead is increasingly popular with families and couples alike of all ages who embrace the outdoor life, many taking advantage of the good schools in the public and private sector, coastal walks as well as access to the M5 motorway network at junction 19. For commuters Bristol city centre is 10 miles away and Bristol Temple Meads or Parkway are used for high speed train links to London Paddington in 90 minutes. Bristol International airport has flights throughout the world and is some 12 miles to the south of the property. There will also be a new train link directly to Bristol due to commence operation in 2021.
Storm porch with secure timber door and leaded glazed side panel window opening to the entrance hall.
A welcoming entrance hall, light and airy in its appearance with a vertical column radiator, turned stair case rising to the first floor landing, origional 1930's pressed panelled doors opening to principal rooms.
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising; low level WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap, slate floor tiles, radiator, wood panel wainscoting, under stairs storage cupboard.
Another light room enjoying a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed bay window to the side aspect with curved radiator, double panel radiator, feature open grate fire place with composite stone surround and hearth, two internal uPVC double glazed internal windows, TV point, multi-paned windows and French door combination opening to the sun room and the expansive sun terrace.
Enjoying a favoured westerly orientation finished with slate floor tiles, uPVC double glazed windows to the side aspects, uPVC sliding patio doors opening onto the sun terrace.
Oak flooring, French glazed doors opening to the sitting room, open-plan to the kitchen/dining room.
Feature curved uPVC window to the front aspect enjoying elevated views towards the Lake Grounds and the estuary, curved radiator, oak flooring, TV point.
A spacious, light filled room, open-planned with the dining room and extends to in excess of 31ft in length and provides the ideal entertaining space for both family and visiting friends. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of modern, white high gloss eye level, base and drawer units with wood block work surfaces over, plinth lighting, inset contemporary 1 + 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, space for dishwasher and further space for a fridge/freezer, fitted eye-level electric fan assisted double oven. The vast island unit is a great feature of the room and furthermore fitted with a good range of drawer units and finished with a granite work surface over with an inset four ring induction hob, uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, slate tiled flooring, recessed ceiling downlighting, TV point, door with port hole windows to both the pantry and the utility room. The walk-in pantry is located of of the kitchen and is of a good size, with light and power, open-plan to:-
Another substantial room, a contemporary feel with Atrium window flooding the room with natural light, two sets of charcoal bi-folding doors opening to the rear garden, continuation of the slate flooring, recessed ceiling down lighting, ample space to position a dining room table and chairs.
Another substantial, galley utility room and fitted with a comprehensive range of with gloss wall, base and drawer units with wood block work surfaces over incorporating a stainless twin bowl sinks and mixer tap, plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, column radiator, slate floor tiles, space for fridge/freezer, 'Velux' windows, recessed ceiling down lighting, secure door with port hole window to the front elevation of the property.
uPVC double glazed window on the half landing, split-staircase with access to a double bedroom, access to roof space via loft hatch, radiator, 1930s pressed panelled doors opening to all of the bedrooms and the family shower room.
uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect affording stunning elevated views towards the Lake Grounds and the estuary. The room is warmed by a radiator, door opening to:-
Fitted with a modern four piece suite comprising; low level WC with concealed cistern, large contemporary shallow sink with mixer tap, double shower enclosure with drench shower and hand shower attachment, deep panelled bath with mixer tap, chrome heated towel radiator, fully tiled walls with pebble effect tiled floor, extractor fan, obscured double glazed window to the side aspect, recessed ceiling down lighting.
uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect and enjoys the views of the estuary and the Lake Grounds, radiator.
uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect which affords glorious estuary and Lake Ground vistas, radiator.
uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect, radiator, recessed book shelf.
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising; low level WC, wash hand basin, shower enclosure with mains shower, tiling to splash prone areas, airing cupboard housing freestanding gas fired boiler that serves the heating system and the domestic hot water, chrome heated towel radiator, obscured double glazed window to the rear aspect.
Triple aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden and both side aspects, wash hand basin with mixer tap, radiator.
The gardens are the crowning feature to this wonderful property which lie predominantly to the front of the property and enjoy a westerly orientation with stunning views of the Lake Grounds, estuary and Portishead's hillside in the distance. The gardens are predominantly laid to an expanse of lawns and established borders with an array of deep planted flowering shrubs. A deep timber decked seating areas extends across the back of the property providing ample space to sit back and relax and enjoy the garden and vistas of the Lake Grounds and estuary. The rear garden is laid to lawn with deep planted flowering shrub borders to both sides and has a gentle gradient that leads up to another level garden and offers potential for another dwelling (subject to the necessary planning permissions)
The property is approached via a good sized driveway that sweeps up providing ample off road parking for numerous vehicles. A detached double garage with an up and over door provides covered parking and benefits from light and power.
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