Northend and the St Catherine's valley is a beautiful and peaceful location approximately four miles north east of Bath and less than a mile from the nearby village of Batheaston, which offers many local amenities including shops, newsagent, chemist, dentist surgery, hairdresser and also a primary school. The valley is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are numerous walks from the property.
Bath is a World Heritage City renowned for its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture that offers a wide variety of retail, business, leisure and sporting amenities along with excellent schools in both the state and private sectors. There is a mainline rail service from Bath Spa station to London Paddington (journey time approx 85 mins) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time approx 15 minutes). Junction 18 of the M4 motorway is approximately 9 miles north west and junction 17 (Chippenham) approximately 15 miles north east.
This fine period detached family house was once formally a pair of cottages combined by the current owners to now offer approx 2,064 sq ft of flexible living space arranged over two floors. The property enjoys a private elevated setting on the fringes of Northend village with views across the valley to open fields and farmland.
Inside, the property enjoys a stylish and well planned kitchen/breakfast area, which is very much the heart of the home. Leading off to either end is a dining/family room and sitting room with views over the neighbouring countryside and valley.
Additionally to the ground floor is a study/occasional bedroom with shower room leading off as well as a practical utility room. There are two separate staircases to the first floor, which is linked via one of the bedrooms. The principle bedroom enjoys practical storage options as well as an en-suite shower and far reaching country views. There are three further bedrooms as well as a family bathroom.
Overall this charming and practical family home offers fine period living in a highly desirable setting.
The property enjoys private gardens that surround the home on two sides. There is a splayed entrance that leads into a gravel driveway and parking area. Lawns lead off as well as steps up to patio areas to the front and side of the house making the most of the open views. There are also steps down to a further lawn/wild area of the garden that offers a degree of flexibility over its use. The whole is enclosed and offers a degree of privacy as well as further potential.
Leave Bath on the A4/London Road. At the roundabout proceed straight over into Batheaston taking the left turning by the traffic calming system into Northend. Follow the road into and through Northend village. Just as you head up and out of the village the property can be found on your right hand side just before a share right hand bend.