An absolutely charming former Quarryman's cottage believed to have been built circa.1835. The property has been lovingly refurbished by the current owner with quality fittings throughout and the enhancement of all the period features. The result is a beautifully presented homely feeling property complimented with a delightful southerly facing cottage garden.
You approach the property along a path through a dwarf stone wall and in through the front door. The hallway gives access to the sitting room, dining room, utility room and stairs to both the first floor and lower ground floor. The sitting room with stripped wooden floor has a feature decorative fire surround and original wooden cupboards to the alcove with 2-pane sash window to the front aspect. The dining room also has stripped wooden flooring with feature open fireplace and 4-pane sash window to the rear aspect making this a very light room. To the rear aspect at this level is a utility area with wall and floor units with worktop and inset sink with plumbing for a washing machine. You will also find a WC and a door leading out onto the rear garden patio seating area. To the first floor are two double bedrooms and a single room all with 12-pane sash windows with bedroom one providing built-in storage cupboard. A bathroom provides bath with shower and screen, washbasin, WC and heated towel rail. Back to the ground floor hallway and stairs lead down to the lower ground floor where you find the kitchen. Tiled flooring with original feature cast iron range fireplace, modern floor and wall units with downlights. Wooden worktop with inset ceramic sink and mixer tap with oven and gas hob. Space for a freestanding fridge freezer and window to the rear southerly aspect letting natural light flood in. You will also find two useful store room areas at this level both providing power and light making useful pantry space and for a further freezer if required. Externally the long south facing garden is a much loved and well tended delight. Directly outside of the house is a stone slab seating/dining area which is ideal for the summer months. The garden is then laid to lawn with an abundance of established beds, shrubs and small trees. As you meander down the garden you come across two further seating areas until you reach the detached garage at the rear. There are wrought iron lockable double gates to the rear which allow vehicular access to the property and parking for two vehicles.
Combe Down's rewarding valley top position provides stunning panoramic views of the city to the north with equally gratifying views of the Cotswold valleys to the south. The village itself has a high sense of community spirit and self-sufficiency. With local amenities providing every level of schooling and childcare, dentists, pharmacies and 'outstanding' surgery. Within the village there is also a car garage, award winning delicatessen, hair salon, beauty therapist, bakery, post office and Co-op mini-market. Locally a Tesco Express with petrol station and a large Sainsburys supermarket can also be found. Every level of schooling is offered in the local vicinity with three nurseries, Academy primary school, Ralph Allen senior school and two independent schools in Prior Park, Monkton Combe, both within walking distance of the property. Nearby you will also find the excellent country club Combe Grove Manor, which provides fine dining, gymnasium, swimming facilities, golf range and tennis courts. The local bus service is in close proximity providing regular services into the city. For the walkers among you Bath Spa station is a shade over 1.5 mile from the property and you are also surrounded by a plethora of countryside walks with the famous Bath Skyline walk being close by and accessed just across the road from this property in Rainbow Woods.
On-street parking directly outside the front of the property with no restrictions. Alternatively there is a lane at the rear of the property which can provide vehicle access to the end of the rear garden and off-street parking on with a detached garage.
Standard broadband available up to 17Mb
Fibre optic broadband available up to 76Mb
Virgin Super Fast broadband installed in the village.
You will have to pay £3,750 in Stamp Duty.
The stamp duty holiday will last until 31 March 2021.
Band - C
Leasehold with 998 years from 21 December 1830.
Ground rent has never been stated, charged or collected.
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