Versatile, detached, split-level house with sea views

Split-level white detached property with solar panels on the middle part of the roof, double garage and garden.

The property is not only versatile, but generates an income from its solar panels - Credit: Goodman & Lilley

An unusual four/five-bedroom detached house in Portishead, with a workshop and views over the Bristol Channel and the Welsh coastline beyond.

At the end of a cul-de-sac, the property, which is in excess of 1,900sq ft, is arranged over three floors and comprises; entrance porch, hall, bedroom five/study and a cloakroom on the ground floor, on the lower ground floor there is a dining room, kitchen-breakfast room and a living room. The first floor has four double bedrooms, the master of which is en-suite, and the main bathroom.

Cream-coloured living room with tan leather sofas, rug, wall-mounted TV, patio door on right and open fireplace.

The living room features an open fireplace and sea views - Credit: Goodman & Lilley

The versatile fifth bedroom/study could be used as a hobbies room, with its built-in handcrafted desk, cupboard and shelves. It also has a full-height window, as does the dining room, which overlooks the back garden and coastline, with its built-in handmade bookshelves. It also has French doors to the living room and kitchen.

Fitted with handcrafted cream units with underlighting and granite worktops, the dual-aspect kitchen also houses a gas boiler, integrated dishwasher, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a fridge-freezer, double oven, five-ring induction hob with extractor hood, built-in microwave and a door to the side of the property.

Large lawned garden gently sloping down to the left, with trees at the back and summerhouse and picket fence on right.

The large back garden has a lovely summerhouse at the bottom - Credit: Goodman & Lilley

Patio doors opening onto a sun terrace, with access to the workshop and back garden, can be found in the living room, which also features an open fireplace and sea views.

The galleried first-floor landing provides access to the roof space and the master bedroom has built-in wardrobes, plus an enclosed balcony overlooking the garden, which affords glimpses of the channel through the trees.

Outside, the front is lawned, with an array of mature shrubs and ornamental tree borders. The back garden has a lawn, three patios and decking, plus a summerhouse.

Back of a half-white, half-blue house with enclosed balconied window, sloping downwards lawned garden with trees and patio.

The elevated property provides lovely estuary views at the back - Credit: Goodman & Lilley

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There is potential to develop, as there is a room and void space underneath the house, currently used as a workshop.

The property also benefits from solar panels, generating an income of £800 a year, plus an integral double garage, with a double-width driveway.


Guide Price: £675,000

Location: Hawthorn Close, Portishead

Agent: Goodman & Lilley, 01275 600072