Characterised by Victorian and Edwardian period properties, many of which still remaining in use as single residences, Westbury Park is a highly sought after part of Bristol and predominantly populated by families wanting to enjoy the buzz of the city life whilst benefiting from a slightly more peaceful and laidback vibe due to its tucked away location.
Let’s discover Westbury Park.
Westbury Park is a suburb of Bristol located to the East of Durdham Down between the districts of Redland and Henleaze.
Westbury Park is an area very similar in character to nearby Redland and comprises mainly Victorian and early twentieth-century architecture, along with a selection of Georgian buildings. Many of these buildings still have their original house names and many Victorian artifacts have been found in the gardens of Westbury Park.
The area was once part of the parish of Westbury-on-Trym from which it takes its name.
Living in Westbury Park
Westbury Park is a rather small area of Bristol which is particularly family-friendly and provides a real sense of escaping the hustle and bustle of the city. One of the most affluent areas of the city, Westbury Park is situated just to the east of the rolling Durdam Downs, between the districts of Redland and Henleaze.
Sandwiched between the northern edge of Redland and the southern side of Henleaze Westbury Park has long rows of Victorian built houses linking the mini-high streets of Coldharbour Road and North View.
Most properties are large terraced 4 bed homes which are well populated by families who still enjoy the buzzy, tightly knitted city vibe epitomised by these Victorian terraces. These are the last of 19th century-built homes on Bristol’s northern fringe before the city spreads out into the 1930’s-built suburbs.
Westbury Park is highly sought after due to its enviable positioning with several coveted school priority areas, with Redland Green school being one of them. It is also favoured by local residents as it is only a short waking distance to Whiteladies Road for cafes, restaurants, bars and shopping. Not to mention the 400 acre protected parkland of The Downs on your doorstep.
Architecture and Properties in Westbury Park
Westbury Park is a very small area of Bristol where many Georgian houses can be found along with early twentieth century architecture.
Residential accommodation here is beautiful, and comprises mainly Victorian, Georgian and early twentieth-century architecture – think bayed windows, high ceilings and beautiful brickwork. Properties here mainly consist of converted flats and semi-detached houses.
Steeped in history, many of the properties still carry their original house names and it has been stated that many fascinating Victorian artefacts have been found in gardens in the Westbury Park area.
House Prices in Westbury Park
Properties in Westbury Park had an overall average price of £513,197 over the last year.
The majority of sales in BS6 during the last year were flats, selling for an average price of £351,999. Terraced properties sold for an average of £610,429, with semi-detached properties fetching £820,086 or more, depending on size, specification and location. It is worth noting that family homes in Westbury Park come rarely on the market for sale.
Overall, sold prices in BS6 over the last year were 4% up on the previous year and 8% up on the 2017 peak of £476,918.
For more information on house prices in Westbury Park, please visit the House price data link for BS6 postcode (source: home.co.uk):
Properties Recently Sold in Westbury Park
Contemporary townhouse in Westbury Park and overlooking Durdham Downs. Guide price: £1,450,000
Fabulous 5bed semi detached house located on Linden Road, one of the most sought after roads in Westbury Park. Guide Price: £1,095,000
Stunning Victorian period (2bed) hall floor apartment with off-street parking and private South West facing garden. Guide price: £675,000
1bed flat located on a quiet residential road in Westbury Park with ample on street parking. Guide price: £230,000
Westbury Park Transport
If you need to get into the city centre, it’s very easy – there are regular bus stops dotted around the area, or you could head over to the Clifton Down Station for access to the rest of Bristol.
Westbury Park schools
Westbury Park is a highly sought after area with families due to its enviable positioning within multiple highly coveted schools priority catchment areas, Redland Green Secondary school being one of them.
Westbury Park Shopping and Entertainment
Just east of Durdham Down, Westbury Park has lots to offer in the form of a diverse array of small shops and cafes.
Summary of Westbury Park
- Highly sought-after with professionals and families.
- Very affluent area of Bristol
- Properties above the average price for Bristol
- Mostly Victorian and Georgian architecture, majority are large family houses
- Good for: transport, walking and cycling
- Downside: rarely come on the market for sale. High prices
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