Mortimer House, Clifton Down Road, Clifton,
UNDER OFFER, £2,100,000
SOLD BY AUCTION
LOT NUMBER 15
Wednesday 18th November 2015
GUIDE PRICE - £2M
SOLD @ AUCTION - £2.1M
This is an imposing Georgian Grade II* listed mansion in the “Palladian” style with a magnificent front elevation of classical proportions in honey coloured stone with a pediment. The property is set well back from the road in its own grounds ( circa 0.60 Acres ) with a semi-circular drive providing access to the huge front door and exceptionally elegant entrance Hall. The exterior elevations and the roof have been extensively renovated leaving the purchaser to renovate the 9,800 sq foot interior to their own style and taste. Originally constructed in 1820 the property has a wealth of period features including some fine fireplaces and elegant and spacious rooms exuding the ambiance of a wealthy “Gentleman’s Residence” typical of this period of building. There are excellent size gardens to the front and rear of the property with the opportunity for further landscaping.
Apart from the “Chelsea” style atmosphere of the unique period village of Clifton, the property also enjoys easy access to some of the most prestigious shops in Bristol, several private and state schools as well as the university of Bristol, The Business areas of Bristol together with a plethora of restaurants and other leisure facilities including The Downs with its acres of open land bounded on the south western side by the spectacular Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge. There are high speed train services to London and other parts of the country from Temple Meads Station as well as Parkway Stations and the M4 and M5 motorway network is very easily accessible.
Clifton High School 0.2 mile. Clifton Suspension Bridge 0.4 mile. Clifton College 0.5 mile. Bristol city centre 1 mile. Bristol Temple Meads 2 miles.
Opportunity to create probably the finest family home in Bristol to your own individual requirements with 8 bedrooms and 5 reception rooms, ample parking and one of the largest gardens in Clifton Village.
There is also potential for conversion of the mansion house into six luxury, lateral apartments, subject to the necessary planning and listed building consents.
Flat 1.0 LGF – 2 bed (192 sq.m)
Flat 2.0 GF – 2 bed (123 sq.m)
Flat 3.0 GF – 2 bed (120 sq.m)
Flat 4.0 FF/SF – 3 bed (110 sq.m)
Flat 5.0 FF – 2 bed (134 sq.m)
Flat 6.0 SF – 2 bed (120 sq.m)
We understand that the conversion of a Care Home to Residential Use attracts a reduced rate of 5% vat , in addition the property has been vacant for many years ( six years plus). Prospective purchasers are advised to take expert advice on this matter.