Ancliff Square, Avoncliff, Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An exciting and rare opportunity to purchase a remarkable, Grade II listed building dating back to the 1700's, offering spacious living accommodation and four double bedrooms, in the idyllic and picturesque hamlet of Avoncliff, on the edge of Bradford on Avon.


Ancliff Square is an idyllic location on the edge of the River Avon, in the Avon valley. A short distance from the historic market town of Bradford-on-Avon, providing local amenities, good schools, quirky and practical shopping, doctors, dentist, library and good places to eat. Avoncliff itself has a very well regarded local pub just a stones throw from this property, tearooms and a train station accessing Bath, Bristol and beyond. You can enjoy many country or riverside walks/cycles direct from the front door.


An exciting and rare opportunity to purchase a remarkable, Grade II listed building dating back to the 1700's, offering spacious living accommodation and four double bedrooms, in the idyllic and picturesque hamlet of Avoncliff, on the edge of Bradford on Avon. The modernised interior retains many desirable period features including working fireplaces, exposed wooden beams and gorgeous, decorative windows. The charming building has beautiful landscaped communal gardens to the front, enclosed Southerly facing private rear garden and a double covered carport affording secure off road parking. The ground floor accommodation of the property comprises a large sitting room/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom. The first floor has the master bedroom with luxury en-suite shower room and spacious drawing room. Three further double bedrooms and luxury shower room occupy the second floor. An internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this unique home and the outstanding setting in which it is located.


Steeped in local history, Ancliff Square as we now know it, was built as a group of weavers' cottages in the late 1770's. It's previously uses include; the Bradford Union Work House from 1836 to1914; a convalescent home for wounded soldiers during the 1914-18; a residential Hotel, known as The Old Court' between 1922 and 1948; a conversion to 14 self contained flats from 1952 to1987, at which time it was internally modernised and developed into 12 separate residential dwellings, changing it's title to Ancliff Square.


5.43 max X 4.73 (17'10 max X 15'6 )

You enter through a solid wooden entrance door into the sitting room/dining room. This large dual aspect reception room has two period windows to the front overlooking the communal grounds and a period window to the rear, there is a feature fire place with inset multi fuel burning stove, wood effect flooring, original exposed wooden beam, two radiators and a door leading to the kitchen/dining room.


5.08 max X 3.65 max (16'8 max X 12'0 max)

There is a period style window overlooking the garden, a range of matching base and wall units with wooden work surfaces, inset ceramic sink unit with ornate chrome mixer tap, Neff built in electric fan assisted double oven, Neff ceramic hob with built in extractor and light over, plumbing for a washing machine, space for fridge freezer, ceramic tiled flooring, a smoke detector, door to the cloakroom and stairs leading to the first floor. A period glazed door leads to the rear garden.


There is a window to the rear, ceramic tiled flooring, low level WC, ceramic basic with chrome mixer and tiled splash backs.


The first floor landing has a smoke detector, stairs to the second floor and doors to bedroom one and the drawing room.


5.06 X 2.63 (16'7 X 8'8 )

There is a window to the side overlooking the garden, a radiator, two matching wall lights, a TV point and door to the ensuite.


The luxury re-fitted en-suite has a window to the side, a double walk in shower with chrome mains shower and attractive tiled splash backs, dual flush closed coupled WC, a vanity unit with storage and inset basin with chrome mixer, a chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and inset spot lights.


5.42 max X 4.79 (17'9 max X 15'9 )

This spacious first floor reception room has two period style windows to the front with enviable far reaching views across some beautiful open countryside, a period window to the rear, a feature open fire place with tiled hearth and wooden mantle, built in book shelves, a TV point, telephone point, two radiators and original exposed wooden beam.


There is a window to the side with gorgeous eye catching stained glass insert, original wooden exposed beam, a smoke detector, doors leading to the shower room and three double bedrooms.


4.76 X 3.14 max (15'7 X 10'4 max)

Bedroom two is dual aspect with period window to the front and rear with views across both gardens, a radiator, exposed wooden flooring, original wooden beam, two matching wall lights and exposed wooden flooring.


4.44 X 2.64 (14'7 X 8'8 )

There is a beautiful period window with wooden surround overlooking the rear garden, exposed wooden beam, two built in wardrobes, a radiator, exposed wooden flooring, thermostat heating controls, wall light and access to the loft.


3.79 X 2.19 (12'5 X 7'2 )

There is a period window to the front with far reaching views, a radiator, wall light and access to the loft.


This luxury shower room has been recently refitted with a corner shower cubicle with Mira mains shower, attractive tiled splash backs and glazed door, a closed coupled dual flush WC, vanity unit with storage, inset basin and chrome mixer, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and inset ceiling spot lights.



The beautiful landscaped communal front gardens have an attractive dwarf wall with wrought iron fence and gate to the front, leading to a hedge edged path to the front of the property. There is a feature centre water feature, large lawn areas, well kept mature trees and bushes and a path accessing the car port.


The private and Southerly facing enclosed rear garden benefits from a paved patio area accessed directly from the kitchen, outside tap and the Worcester oil boiler, replaced in September 2018. Steps lead up to the well kept lawn with a large stone wall, attractive and well stocked planted borders, there is a storage shed, seating area and rear gravelled area with summer house.


Located in a block to the side of the property are two covered car ports providing secure off road parking.


The property is managed in house by the Ancliff Square Management Association, made up by the residents of the 12 properties. Leasehold residue of 999 years from 1989, with approximately £125 pcm charges for communal areas including; garden, sewage, guttering, roof and walls.

The loft is part boarded. The neighbours have built into the loft so this would be a possibility, subject to the usual planning consents. A new Worcester boiler was fitted in September 2018 and the oil tank will be serviced March 2019.

Council Tax Band - F


From the B3109 (Frome Road) out of Bradford-on-Avon, turn right onto Westwood Road into Westwood village. Continue past The New Inn and take the second right hand turning towards Lower Westwood, turning right at the junction, then immediately left. Follow the road to the bottom of the Hill where it will open to the canal, turn left and Ancliff Square can be found on the left hand side.

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