A fine Grade II listed Georgian townhouse with detached Coach House, private parking and walled gardens
This Grade II listed Georgian townhouse is beautifully proportioned and appointed, with light and spacious accommodation arranged over three floors. The rooms on the upper floors of the house enjoy fabulous views across the city of Bath and its Georgian crescents, towards the Cotswold Way skyline. The main front door is accessed from the one-way lane, also Devonshire Buildings. This opens into a spacious and very welcoming entrance hall. Period architectural features are plentiful and through the hall can be found two reception rooms that overlook a sunny terrace and private walled garden. These rooms enjoy lovely proportions and high ceilings. Meticulous attention has been taken by the current owners to retain and highlight a wealth of period features throughout the home combining these effortlessly with contemporary décor making for stylish family living. The modern kitchen incorporates high quality integrated appliances and comprehensive walk-in pantry. Upstairs the landing provides a peaceful reading spot to sit for a while and leads to two main bedrooms and a shower room. The elegant sitting room overlooking the garden enjoys high ceilings and is flooded with light through impressive triple windows. It is the perfect room for relaxing and retains many period features including marble fire surround (inset with wood burning stove), cornicing, wide floorboards and deep skirtings. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The views from these rooms are perhaps the finest in the house.An unique feature of the property is the original coach house that can be found across the lane directly opposite the main front door. This is stone built and detached. It has been refurbished by the current owners and comprises two rooms; one a home office and the other providing ample storage. There is private secure parking for two cars on the forecourt. A south facing private walled garden is a hidden gem being mainly lawned with a gravel path and well stocked herbaceous borders and hazel trees. There are lovely views to the woods above Lyncombe Vale.
Devonshire Buildings is situated on the Southern slopes of Bath overlooking the city of Bath that affords far reaching views from the principal reception room on the first floor and the bedrooms on the upper floor. The house is situated in a quiet road in the popular residential area known as “The Poets” close to a wide range of amenities in Bear Flat. These include a fine dining restaurant, café, pub, independent gift shop, chemist, convenience stores and delicatessen. It is a convenient location for the commuter being walking distance of Bath Spa train station (approximately 1 mile) where there are regular high speed services to London Paddington (from 75 minutes) and Bristol (some 10 minutes). There are also good bus links available. The property is well placed for a good choice of schools both in the independent and state sectors and across all age ranges from infants to seniors. Bear Flat is a popular area of Bath for families to settle and there are some lovely parks nearby to enjoy.