Sneyd Park’s verdant streets are draped in a cacophony of well-groomed foliage: hand-selected, imported, exotic, shaped to display, and shaped to conceal. This bluster of bushes sits on the parade of Sneyd Park’s homes, displaying some of the finest greenery in Britain.

There is a wide variety of property available in Sneyd Park. From two-bedroom flats found near Stoke Hill to seven-bedroom manor houses that peer over the edge of Avon Gorge and down to the winding river below. Some of these more expansive properties are the most beautiful and wonderful available in the South West, boasting sweeping driveways, gated entrances, sprawling gardens and architectural styles that range from Regency grandeur, through mock-Tudor, 70s art-deco and classic inter-war.

Originally developed in the Victorian Period, many of Sneyd Park’s Victorian and Edwardian villas border the extensive Clifton Downs. Almost exclusively residential, Sneyd Park sits adjacent to the Avon Gorge, with spectacular views of the famous Suspension Bridge from the Sea Walls observation point. Towards the suburb of Sea Mills, built down over the slope, a range of more modern, and slightly more modest, housing fulfils the desires of the contemporary house-hunter.

Local amenities dotted in amongst the sublime suburbia include a surgery and an Osteopath Natural Health Clinic, while the popular Bristol Croquet club is located in neighbouring Stoke Bishop. Shirehampton’s golf course and high street – which has plenty of amenities – is a short drive away, while there are good local bus services to the centre of Bristol and out to Cribbs Causeway.

Despite the area’s undoubted accessibility, it is Sneyd Park’s enclosed, inward-looking nature that makes it such an intriguing neighbourhood. If you’re seeking a safe and serene environment in which to raise a family, there are few better locations in Bristol.

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