An elegant Grade I listed townhouse, currently configured as six apartments and a separate coach house with parking. Situated in Bath's most prestigious and iconic address.
The property presents a wonderful opportunity for conversion back to a magnificent family home. Number 26 is a magnificent Grade I listed townhouse boasting an enviable position on the quieter end of the crescent with an impressive aspect and views of the imposing curve. At present, the property is divided into six self-contained flats, but with appropriate planning, presents a fantastic opportunity for renovation and conversion back to a single family home. The house retains its impressive proportions and a wealth of elegant period features, including intricate cornicing and original fireplaces. At present, the property comprises two one bedroom flats on the lower ground floor level. The flat at the front is reached via steps to the front into a large courtyard space. There are storage vaults accessed from the courtyard space. The flat at the rear is accessed via the ground floor hallway and also has access directly to the rear garden.Upon entering from the ground floor door there is a wide entrance hall with access to the ground floor flat and stairs down to the rear lower ground floor flat. Access to the rear garden is obtained from the ground floor.The staircase with mahogany handrail rises to the upper floors. On the first floor there is a one bedroom flat that currently holds the main drawing room, this space is of particular note as it benefits from impressive ceiling heights, original cornicing, fireplace and floorboards. There are three tall, sash windows with deep sills from which to sit and take in the breath-taking views across the iconic Royal Crescent lawn, gardens, city and country-side beyond. On the second floor there is a two bedroom flat and on the top floor there is a further two bedroom flat. Each flat has its own bathroom and kitchen with the top floor flat having a separate WC and bathroom. The Mews House is situated to the rear and is accessed from Crescent Lane. This additional space offers further flexibility and opportunity for renovation, potential uses could be as a self-contained house or as ancillary ac-accommodation to the main property. The large garden is accessible from both the ground and lower ground floor, with a sunken flag stone courtyard area at the lower ground level and provides through-access from the house to the garaging spaces for (three cars) Crescent Lane at the rear. The house also benefits from access to the privately maintained lawn area to the front of the property which has residents right of use and is separated from the public space via railings and the ha-ha.N.B. A pre-application is about to submitted to the council for conversion back into a single dwelling with a extended mews house and garaging.
The Royal Crescent is a renowned and prestigious address, known globally. It forms the centrepiece of Bath's architectural heritage with commanding views across the city, over neighbouring crescents and parkland. The Royal Crescent was designed by John Wood the Younger (1767-1775) who was inspired by the works of Palladio and his neo-classical designs.Bath is host to a wide variety of historical, cultural and leisure facilities including The Theatre Royal and local racecourse and is the only world heritage city in the UK famed for its Roman history and Georgian architecture.The city has excellent communications by both train and road. There are also a wide range of schools in the area including Prior Park, Monkton Combe, King Edwards, The Royal High School for Girls and Kingswood.