A complete Grade I listed townhouse occupying an important position on The Circus and Brock Street and enjoying a rare triple aspect.
Forming the northern end of the south western quadrant of The Circus, 1 Brock Street is a superb example of Bath's Georgian architecture designed by Bath's most renowned architect John Wood the Elder and built by his son, John Wood the Younger. The property benefits from a rare triple aspect with views onto the Circus from both the front and the side of the house and the delightful western views across Gravel Walk and to Victoria Park from the rear.The interior architectural detail includes a wide reception hall with a working fireplace and a spectacular fully cantilevered staircase spanning three floors. There are wide panelled doors with fluted architraves and the tall sash windows have working shutters. A triumph of Wood design rarely found, is the splendid oval drawing room on the first floor.The property was fully restored by the present owners to a single family home in 2007 which has greatly enhanced the original architectural integrity of the house. The property benefits from great rooms throughout including, The Music Room, with full views of the Circus, has a marble fireplace, ceiling mouldings which have been restored to their original condition using 22 carat gold leaf and hardwood parquet floor. The dining room, with view of the Circus, has an American walnut parquet floor, wallpaper by Ralph Lauren and the original marble fireplace. Adjacent to the dining room and also on the ground floor there is an elegant and spacious handmade kitchen/breakfast room build and fitted by Thomas and Thomas.The elegant and beautifully flowing accommodation is designed for use by a family or a couple. The top floor is currently arranged as a two bedroom guest suite and the lower ground floor can also be used as a one bedroom guest room if required. The lower ground floor can have separate access if required. At the rear of the house is a secure Italianate walled and private courtyard garden. A courtyard also runs along the front of the house with storage vaults.
Brock Street is one of Bath's most sought after residential locations linking The Royal Crescent and The Circus. The city centre is within easy walking distance, locally the nearby pedestrianised street of Margaret's Buildings provides range of galleries and restaurants.Bath is famous for its excellent cultural and leisure amenities including specialist shops, museums, art galleries and theatres, as well as restaurants, bars and cafes. Bath also has a highly regarded range of private and state schools, catering for all age groups, which include King Edwards, Kingswood and The Royal High, all within easy reach. There's a high-speed train service from Bath Spa Railway Station to London Paddington (approximately 90 minutes).