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The General, Bristol
The General, Bristol


Stylish new homes for sale in Bristol

The General, located in BS1 a short walk from Bristol City Centre and Temple Meads Station, offers both stylish converted character homes in the original listed buildings and contemporary newly built apartments in 'The Iron Foundry' with light, modern interiors. Many of the apartments benefit from water facing or courtyard views, allocated parking and lift access. It is rare to find such a combination of new homes, but The General delivers on all counts. 

When complete The General will be home to a collection of 205 one to four bedroom new and converted apartments and houses. The character-filled homes, situated in the Grade II Listed buildings of the former Bristol General Hospital will include a converted chapel, triplex apartments with glazed upper floors and a penthouse apartment located in the unique octagonal tower, with views across the city to the Somerset countryside. The reinstatement of the original roofscapes and balconies will provide many of the apartments with their own terraces.

This extensive mix of properties, all set around a restored central courtyard, many with views of the waterfront, combine to offer a wide range of homes. An exclusive and partially gated community, The General provides the perfect city centre retreat; minutes from the bustling Bristol city centre, yet far enough to offer an oasis and retreat when needed.

At lower street level there are also a collection of commercial properties which have been deliberately included within the masterplan to aid investment, economic growth and vitality within the immediate area with Michelin starred restaurant Casamia, Paco Tapas and Pi Pizzeria Restaurant now all open.

If you would like to find out more about The Iron Foundry CLICK HERE.

Winner of 2017 Michelmore's Property Awards - The General - Heritage Project of the Year
Highly Commended for 2017 Evening Standard New Homes Awards for Best Conversion
Winner of 2017 South West RICS Award for Building Conservation
Highly Commended for 2017 South West RICS Award for Residential 
Winner of 2015 WhatHouse? Award for Best Renovation


85 The General (BGH01-05)2 Bedroom Apartment

A wonderful two bedroom duplex apartment positioned on the ground and lower ground floors of this historic building. The lower ground floor has a fully inclusive open plan kitchen/dining room, utility area and a snug area with...
39 The General (BGH01-17)2 Bedroom Apartment

A wonderful two bedroom apartment that boasts a south facing balcony with access from the spacious open plan double height living/dining area with large original windows.
67 The General (BGH01-33) 2 Bedroom Apartment

With a waterfront facing balcony, this two bedroom mezzanine apartment combines stylish interiors and luxurious living whilst retaining original features. The property boasts an open plan living area as well as a spacious master bedroom with...
41 The General (BGH01-19)3 Bedroom Apartment

This unique 3 bedroom mezzanine apartment located of the first floor of the iconic Ogee Dome Tower boasts a vast double height living/dining/kitchen area with original windows and 180 degree views.
68 The General (BGH01-32)3 Bedroom Apartment

This spectacular three bedroom mezzanine apartment, situated within the iconic Ogee Dome Tower, boasts a vast double height, open plan living/kitchen/dining area offering 180 degree views onto the Bathurst Basin and River Avon.
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77 The General (BGH01-43) 3 Bedroom Apartment

Located on the third floor, this stunning three bedroom Penthouse Apartment combines open plan living with luxurious interiors as well as offering views onto the fountain courtyard and waterside.
31 The General (BGH01-08)2 Bedroom Apartment

This 2 bedroom elevated ground floor apartment partly situated in the iconic Octagonal Tower benefits from a spacious waterfront facing roof terrace off the kitchen, master bedroom with en-suite, dressing room and views on to the waterfront.
74 The General (BGH01-40)3 Bedroom Apartment

A spectacular 3 bedroom penthouse apartment located within the iconic General development. The apartment boasts a vast roof terrace, large double aspect open plan living/kitchen/dining area with kitchen island, master bedroom with...


The General juxtaposes modern interior specifications with the character of a listed building. The stylish interior finishes are in stark contrast to the Italianate Classicism of the buildings, with their combination of Bath Stone and Pennant Stone dressings, arched sash windows and stained glass roundels. This bold combination provides residents with a unique blend of old and new, rarely found in a modern development.

Where possible many of the original features have been carefully restored including: 

  • Windows, doors and plaster mouldings
  • Door and window ironmongery
  • Existing fireplaces
  • Original floor coverings including parquet

Images are from previous City & Country developments and are indicative of the specification at The General. Please ask for more details.

The contemporary interiors are created using a palette of neutral coloured materials which blend perfectly with the historic features of the properties. Each home has also been cleverly designed to maximise space and natural light, with careful attention paid to every detail of the interior finishes. The specification includes: 

  • Oak engineered brushed flooring features in most living areas and some kitchens, with porcelain tiles to others
  • 100% wool carpets to bedrooms for a luxurious finish
  • All homes feature intruder alarms, mains operated smoke detectors and chrome shaver sockets
  • Period and contemporary style light fittings including downlighters, pendants or lighting tracks
  • Internal cabling to allow easy installation of terrestrial television
  • Telecom points fitted to living area and selected rooms
  • Alarms to all units
  • Video activated door entry, where applicable, to communal areas
  • Radiators or underfloor heating powered by communal heating system

Images are from previous City & Country developments and are indicative of the specification at The General. Please ask for more details.


The General offers a selection of individually designed luxury kitchens with a mixture of finishes to suit. The specification includes:

  • Contemporary matt handle-less linear kitchens from Ballerina
  • Neff stainless steel appliances to include a single or double oven
  • Majority of units have ceramic hobs, some of which are induction
  • Integrated dishwashers, washer/dryers and fridge/freezers to select units
  • Laminate or stone worktops
  • Microwave ovens where specified

Images are from previous City & Country developments and are indicative of the specification at The General. Please ask for more details.

Bathrooms are modern and understated featuring soft colours and quality brands.
The specification includes:

  • Sanitaryware by Laufen
  • Brassware from Crosswater
  • Shower enclosures and screens by Simpsons or Kermi
  • Heated towel rails
  • Selection of contemporary porcelain tiles to floors and walls

Images are from previous City & Country developments and are indicative of the specification at The General. Please ask for more details.


The General, Bristol
51.44703 - -2.594182


The General offers residents all the charm and striking character of a listed property coupled with light, modern interiors and cosmopolitan waterfront living. It is rare to find such a combination, but The General delivers on all counts.

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City & Country has been restoring the historic Grade II listed former hospital back to its original exterior design of 1853, with the Ogee Dome one of the key features of the restoration.



67 The General (BGH01-33)

The General, Bristol

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