A fine Grade II listed detached home with parking, gardens, garages and a one-bedroom cottage in Weston village
For sale for the first time in 36 years, Weston Lawn combines the best of both Georgian and Victorian architecture and is Grade II listed. Built in 1760, the front of the house has plenty of historic features: high ceilings, period fireplaces, stone staircase and six panelled windows with wooden shutters. There are French-style doors that open onto the south-west facing lawn from both the drawing room and from the hall, while the garden room - a modern extension with a lantern skylight - has doors opening to the garden terrace facing west. This sunny room is accessed either from the drawing room or the kitchen, where there's a large AGA range as well as gas hob and oven. Listed building consent has been granted for the kitchen to be extended by opening through to the adjacent bedroom/study to create a spacious kitchen/dining room.Upstairs, off the first landing there are two bedrooms with views across different aspects of the garden including an attractive Eucalyptus tree. Further up, off the top landing are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom and WC, all with Georgian sash windows overlooking the garden. At the centre of the first landing is a large airing cupboard which the hallway wraps around. The hallway leads to two further bedrooms, both en suite and a family bathroom and separate WC. A smaller staircase (originally used by staff) leads back down to the ground floor.This property has had some refurbishment in recent years, including a new roof, kitchen and boiler.A one bedroom cottage, with kitchen/living room, bathroom and its own garden area. It is currently used by the owners for short term holiday lets. Attractive gardens wrap around three sides of the house: to the south-west, it's mostly lawn, with hedging and trees marking the border. A dining terrace, with mature wisteria on the walls of the house, extends around to the west facing garden. A path in one direction continues around the house and back onto the driveway, in the other direction it leads across a lawn past a greenhouse, wood store and shed through an opening in the wall into a vegetable garden, with raised beds and flowerbeds. At the far end of the vegetable garden, a gate opens onto a private pedestrian path leading out on to the Cotswold Way. At the other side of this garden, there's a small patio positioned next to the front door to the cottage, thus offering privacy to guests. At the front of the house, there's a large drive with generous parking and three garages.
Weston is on the north west side of Bath, one and a half miles from the city centre and has many local amenities including two supermarkets, cafes, post office, pharmacy and hair salons. The village is a popular location, noted for its friendly community, and has two primary schools and two churches. A cricket club and Weston Park are a short walk away and there's immediate access to walking routes along the Cotswold Way. This property is close to the Royal United Hospital, King Edward's Pre-Prep and offers easy access into the city centre either on foot, taking approximately 25 minutes or one of the frequent buses. The M4 motorway is typically just a 15 minute drive away. There are well regarded schools in both the state and independent sectors and a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time approximately 90 mins) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time approximately. 15 mins).