Nestled within a leafy and tranquil sylvan setting, Winter Stoke sits proudly on its corner plot, set back from the road and screened by a variety of mature trees. This handsome 1930’s detached house has been beautifully renovated and extended by the current owners to create a wonderful family home, offering 3,484 sq ft of accommodation over 3 floors including a seperate annex above the double garage that can generate a healthy income.
The houses comprises of an impressive main reception hall from which all the principle rooms lead. To the right is the large reception room with hardwood floors, a contemporary wood burning stove and bi-folding doors leading out to the side garden. To the left of the hall is the snug / family room and separate home office. To the rear, spanning the width of the house, is the modern 28 ft long kitchen / dining room, which was bespoke designed and hand built with oak cabinets, granite work surface, tiled flooring and fully fitted with high specification appliances including a range cooker, oven and steam oven, and integrated dishwasher. There is a separate utility room accessed from the kitchen.
To the first floor, from the central landing are 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The principal bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room and separate walk-in wardrobe. There are 4 further double bedrooms and 2 family bathrooms, with underfloor heating in the main bathroom. The top floor was converted with a full loft conversion to create a versatile space occupying the whole of the top floor, currently used as a games room. This room could easily be converted into 2 further bedrooms if needed.
Winter Stoke occupies a fabulous position on the corner of Bristol Road and Malmains Drive, in Frenchay Village, with the green opens spaces of Frenchay Common nearby and local amenities including a cricket pitch which is overlooked by grand mansion houses, the parish church and local pub. Families enjoy the excellent local and private schools which includes the well regarded Colston School, Frenchay Church of England primary, and a new primary school currently being built as part of the Frenchay Gardens development. Providing convenient access to Bristol via the ring road (A4174), the M32 and M4 motorway network, this location is excellent for commuters, plus Bristol Parkway with it’s fast, non-stop mainline trains to London Paddington, is only 2.2 miles or less than 10 minutes drive away. With Bristol to the south and Bath to the south east there is a good range of shopping facilities, restaurants and theatres. The out of town Retail Park at Cribbs Causeway has a number of shops including a John Lewis.
Occupying a large corner plot and set behind wooden car gates, the large wrap around garden has been intelligently arranged to create a tranquil space offering privacy and security. Designed as separate zones, there is a large front lawned garden protected by various mature trees and shrubs, a fabulous patio area bordered with raised flower beds, accessed from the bi-folding doors that lead out from the main reception room, and present a perfect area for entertaining and outdoor dining. To the rear is another lawned garden, as well as a double gates to the driveway with parking for multiple vehicles. The detached double garage has been fully rebuilt to create a separate annexe. This additional accommodation has its own front door, a modern shower room, kitchenette and a loft studio room.
Detached 1930’s house
Fabulous wrap around gardens
Detached double garage
Annexe studio flat
Excellent local schools