A beautiful Grade II Listed bow fronted semi detached townhouse in one of Bath's most desirable locations enjoying outstanding countryside views, less than 1 mile from the city.
The HouseA Grade II listed bow fronted semi-detached townhouse in one of Bath's most desirable locations on the southern slopes, enjoying outstanding countryside views, yet within a mile of the city.This light and spacious family home is arranged over four floors and benefits from a self-contained apartment with a private entrance. The property is entered at ground floor level into the entrance hall with the original stone floor. There is a library to the front with views over National Trust land and a drawing room to the rear with bay windows enjoying outstanding southerly views over fields to Smallcombe Woods. There are many period features including working shutters, fireplaces and cornicing. Stairs lead from the entrance hall to the lower ground floor and the upper two floors. The lower ground floor comprises of a large kitchen with plenty of space for a generous family dining table and sofa. There is also a family room/snug with a built-in dresser and fireplace. A cloakroom, boot room and large utility room complete the accommodation on this level. The first floor comprises a generous principal bedroom with wonderful southerly views and an en suite bathroom, and two double bedrooms both with views across National Trust fields. At the top floor level is a generous attic bedroom with plenty of eaves storage, a further double bedroom and a family bathroom.The AnnexeA self contained annexe with its own private entrance can be accessed from the front of the property to the side. At ground floor level within the main house it has a kitchen, sitting room, bedroom and en suite shower room. This would provide good accommodation for a dependant relative or rental potential.Garden and GroundsThe garden faces south and is enclosed. There is a dining terrace perfect for al fresco entertaining and a mature wisteria against the house. A no through lane provides useful rear access to the property and private parking for two vehicles inside the gates. On Widcombe Hill there is residents' permit parking.
SituationThe property is positioned on Widcombe Hill and has outstanding views towards Smallcombe Woods, to the western and southern sides of the City, as well as National Trust land to the Bath Skyline. There are wonderful country walks and woodlands, ideal for dog walkers and children alike. A wide range of local amenities can be found in Widcombe Parade and also a popular independent garden centre with farm shop and cafe. A good choice of state and private schools are very convenient. Bath University and its excellent facilities including renowned Sports Village is within walking distance. Bath Spa main line railway station is a pleasant downhill walk making the location ideal for the commuter travelling to London Paddington or Bristol. Bath city centre is just 1 mile.