A one-bedroom, second floor apartment for sale, in the iconic Empire building in central Bath, which overlooks Pulteney Bridge from its private balcony.
This spacious apartment, which is available to purchase for the over 50s, benefits from lift access and a wide range of exceptional facilities, including an award-winning communal rooftop garden, cinema room, snooker room, gym, sauna, craft room, laundry room, grand residents lounge and dining room which are available to book for private functions, and concierge service.
This second floor apartment has its own entrance hall with useful airing cupboard along with a secondary storage cupboard. This leads in to a large bedroom and a reception room, with high ceilings. Both rooms have full length windows and access to the private balcony, which runs along the whole length of the apartment and has uninterrupted views across the Avon valley, river, and weir. The reception room opens into a fully fitted kitchen, and there is a bathroom with large walk-in shower.
Originally built in 1901 as a luxury hotel, The Empires magnificent entrance hall and original mahogany staircase create an impressive entrance to this Grade II listed building. Residents' drawing and function rooms are located on the ground floor, along with lifts that provide access to the lower ground floor communal facilities and to all apartment levels. This apartment, on the second floor, is nearby one of three guest suites in The Empire, that residents can book for their visitors at an extremely reasonable rate. This double guest suite comprises a bedroom and bathroom, together with a sitting room down a spiral staircase, The owners garden can also be accessed from a staircase on this floor.
The Empire will appeal to those seeking a unique yet secure base in the centre of this world heritage city, with far reaching views. The wonderful Georgian theatre, Thermae therapeutic Spa with a beautiful rooftop open air swimming pool, elegant restaurants and cafes and unique shops, are all within walking distance of the front door. Bath Spa railway station is 0.5 miles away (London Paddington 80 minutes) and Waitrose is a flat walk of 0.3 miles.
Tenure: Leasehold Lease Years Remaining: 100 years remaining
Service Charge: £8,089.32 pa
Ground Rent: £838.34
Council Tax Band: F
Parking: Central Zone
Local Authority: Bath & North East Somerset
EPC Rating: Exempt, Grade II listed