A charming three double bedroom detached family home built in the 1920's and packed full of Arts & Crafts period features. The property sits on a 0.45 acre plot providing beautiful south facing gardens with vegetable plot and the potential to extend the house further. Ideally located for all local amenities, schooling and rambling walks through an area within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
You approach the property through a wooden gate and a path leads along the front of the house guiding you through the front garden to the entrance porch. Once inside a door opens into the hallway and you immediately notice the beautiful solid oak herringbone flooring which stretches throughout the hallway and into the sitting room and dining room. The hallway provides access to the sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen, WC and stairs to the first floor. The sitting room is a light room with dual aspect windows and feature fireplace with log burner stove and Bath stone surround. A door leads to the conservatory with a potting area and sink overlooking the garden and gives access to both the front and rear. The dining room sits in the middle of the home with wooden herringbone flooring and windows overlooking the garden. Towards the end of the hall is a useful WC beneath the stairs and a study with space for two desks and a window overlooking the front garden. The kitchen diner is a spacious light room with plentiful modern wall and floor units with worktop, inset Butlers sink and integrated appliances. The dining space offers views and access to the garden and a door leads to a useful good size utility room.
To the first floor you find three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Bedroom one is a very spacious room with triple aspect windows making it very light and providing some lovely countryside views. This room also offers an ensuite shower area with WC and washbasin. Bedroom two is a good size double room with stripped wooden floor, built-in cupboard and a window to the rear aspect. Bedroom three is a reasonable size double room with stripped wooden floor and window to the rear aspect. The family bathroom is fitted with everything you need in bath with overhead shower, bidet, WC and washbasin. The landing also provides a large airing cupboard housing the recently installed combi-boiler and there is also a loft hatch with integral ladder giving access to a fully boarded loft space.
A feature of this house is the much loved and tended gardens to both the front and rear. The front garden has been beautifully modelled over time with a knot garden just outside of the house leading to a lawn area surrounded by established beds, shrubs and trees with a secret path. A stone chipped path leads back to the gated entrance and to the garage.
The garage is built with sloped roof and electric door to the lane and single door to the rear. This could alternatively be used as an ideal office space or workshop/studio.
A gardeners delight. This large rear garden has a terrace area immediately outside the house providing a sunny south facing seating area ideal for alfresco dining. The remaining garden is divided into a large lawn with flower beds, shrubs and attractive trees, four large vegetable beds, range of fruit trees and a soft fruit cage. A sizeable further garage to the rear, with power and water, along with an additional greenhouse.
This property is located on the southern slopes of the city of Bath in the highly desired village of Combe Down. Midford Road is on the south western edge of the village within close proximity to private schooling and open countryside.
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 along with Castle Farm a highly regarded farm shop and restaurant. A short walk to the south you will find the picturesque village of South Stoke with its acclaimed community run public house The Packhorse.
Every level of schooling is offered in the local vicinity with three nurseries, two primary schools, Ralph Allen senior school and two independent schools in Prior Park and 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 too.
There will be £32,500 Stamp Duty payable if the transaction completes by or before 31st September 2021.
Photovoltaic solar panels to the rear of the south aspect roof. Current feed-in tariff rate of 56p per unit/kWh providing an income of approx. £1,600 p.a.
Standard broadband: Up to 11Mb
Fibre optic broadband: Up to 362Mb
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