A unique, Georgian two-bedroom townhouse in a desirable central location
Completely refurbished, this Grade II listed townhouse has simple and modern interior decor.Number One Sion Hill sits on the corner of Sion Hill and Cavendish Road, in a prime and popular central Bath location. The front of the house has views of the grounds of Bath Schools of Art and Design, while the rear faces Bath Approach Golf Course. It is a handsome Grade II listed townhouse with a classical façade with large sash windows and a small front courtyard enclosed by wrought iron railings. Built in 1810, and originally part of neighbouring Doric House (built by the architect Joseph Gandy for the painter Thomas Barker which has notable Doric columns along its façade) this townhouse was altered considerably in the mid 20th Century and, more recently, completely refurbished in 2016.On the ground floor, there's a large kitchen/dining room with high ceilings, original cornicing and two sash windows with views to the front courtyard. Light oak floorboards complement the contemporary white kitchen units and neutral decor; all white goods are built-in, creating a seamless and simple look. The bathroom has floor and wall tiles, underfloor heating and a bath with overhead shower. In the hall there's room for a coat stand and storage; there are several neat storage spaces under the stairs as you walk up to each floor.Stairs up to the first floor lead to the spacious living room (the same footprint as the kitchen/dining room below) and a bedroom. The living room has two large panelled windows and a built-in shelving feature. All rooms are light and bright and simply decorated. On the second floor, there's a large bedroom suite: the bedroom has light oak flooring, fitted wardrobes, three windows at the front, and a small one to the side where there's a glimpse of the park beyond. The ensuite has a large shower and is tiled on the walls and floor. Gardens and Grounds: At the front of the house, there is a paved courtyard garden enclosed by wrought iron railings on one side and a stone wall on the other. At its centre is an original architectural urn. Residents' permit parking is available and there's two-hour free parking on the adjacent road.
Sion Hill is in a prime central Bath location, minutes walk from the city centre, offering easy access to all Bath's shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment facilities, as well as its wide range of cultural attractions. There is also a huge range of sporting opportunities in and around Bath including golf, cricket, horse racing and rugby. A number of good state and independent schools are within easy reach, including Kingswood and The Royal High School, located within easy walking distance. Sion Hill is also surrounded by the open spaces of Bath Approach Golf Course and Victoria Park and its elevated position connects it easily to the Cotswold Way and its countryside walks, hills and woodlands. Directions: From Queen Square continue towards Upper Bristol Road, take the 4th turning along Marlborough Lane and continue passing Marlborough Buildings. At the crossroads, continue straight onto Cavendish Road. Number One Sion Hill is on the left at the crossroads. Free, two-hour parking is available on the right hand side on Cavendish Road.Services:We are advised that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property.Local Authority:Bath & North East Somerset - 01225 477000. Council Tax:Band ETenure:FreeholdViewing:Strictly by prior appointment with the agent.