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  • Bedrooms: 4
Believed to date from the 15th century and to have been used as a religious building until the 16th century , The Priory is a beautiful and unique Grade II* listed property situated in the heart of Thornbury. With an abundance of original period features, including a panelled dining room and an amazing vaulted and beamed ceiling in the first floor drawing room, the property consists of three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property also has enclosed and sunny gardens which incorporate private off street parking for several vehicles.

Entered via studded wooden door with glazed panels inset and with storm canopy over into:

Reception Hall

Long hallway with original beamed ceiling which opens out into stair hall and large stone recess with wall lighting, further window sized stone recess, radiator, wall light points, glass panelled door to the courtyard, understairs storage and telephone points.

Dining Room

To the right of the hall and with original wood panelling painted white to all four walls, a deep square bay to the front and a further window to the rear with deep window seat. There is a feature brick fireplace with mantel over, original beamed ceiling, wall light points, radiator and there is also an access leading down into the cellar.

Family Room/Office

With a high level square bay to the front with exposed stonework below, deep fireplace with large stone mantel and exposed brick and stone inset and hearth, original exposed beams, stripped flooring, telephone point, original recessed storage cupboards, radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

With dual aspect windows including leaded window with window seat, period dresser along one wall and then pale cream shaker style wall and floor cabinets to three sides, laminated work surfaces over, recessed Belfast style sink, space for range style cooker with canopy over, electric and gas cooker points, fabulous flagstone floor, radiator, cream and green wall tiling, door leading to the side porch.


Walk in pantry with shelves to three sides, one with drawers under, exposed beams, solid floors.

Side Porch

With flagged floor, leaded window to the side, deep understairs cupboard, half glazed door to the side.

First Floor

Access via turned stairs with skylight window over, airing cupboard on the half landing and door to:


White suite comprising panelled bath with 'Mira 416' shower over, close coupled W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, shaver point, radiator.

Main Landing

Arched window to the side, access to the loft.

Drawing Room

Superb first floor drawing room with vaulted ceiling with central arched collar truss and two tiers of curved windbraces, deep bay to the front elevation with sill and cornice and exposed timber studding, chamfered stone fireplace with cast iron grate inset. There is an exposed fragment of wall painting in the design of a Maltese cross with coiled snake believed to date back to medieval times. The room also has two built in storage cupboards, wall light points, shelved book recess, two radiators and telephone pint.

Bedroom 1

At the rear of the house and with dual aspect windows including leaded window with ornate catches, radiator, telephone point and a feature bedroom fireplace.

Bedroom 2

Part leaded window to the side with deep window seat, radiator, exposed beams.

Bedroom 3

With high level wooden mullioned window to the front elevation and with shelving below, radiator.

Bedroom 4

Currently used as a music studio and with mullioned window to the rear, radiator.


Another great feature of the property is the amount of outside space for a town centre property. To the side, accessed through high wooden gates is a blocked paved area which provides off street parking for several vehicles. There are stone walls to three sides and also a raised garden with trees and shrubs. On the other side of the drive steps lead to the side door and also via flagged patio around to the good sized enclosed rear garden. Facing approximately west, this area is enclosed by stone walls and is laid mainly to lawn with a variety of shrubs and trees and with beds and patio inset. Steps lead around to the far side of the property where this is a small courtyard area off which are two stone and brick sheds, one housing the utility room, with plumbing for washing machine etc. Along the side of the house is a narrow enclosed walkway leading to a gated access onto Castle Street and this is also where the 'Worcester' combi gas boiler can be found.


From our office, continue down Castle Street and the property can be found on the left hand side.

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