A much loved family home that has been sympathetically extended over the 30 years that the current owners have occupied it. Substantial 3,273 Sq.Ft of accommodation over four floors that has adequately catered for the needs of a family of seven over the years. Versatile living with rooms offering a variety of uses depending upon your requirements, with a home office and garage. Ideal location opposite the village green with all local amenities and every level of schooling within walking distance.
Lower Ground Floor
The lower ground floor is the real heart of the house and can be accessed externally to the side aspect garden or via two different flights of stairs from the ground floor hallway. You find a relaxing family room with comfortable seating and gas fire which opens onto the large kitchen dining area making this space in excess of 40' in length. The dining area is a light space with glazed doors leading out on to the external patio and regularly provides dining space for in excess of 10 people. The kitchen is fitted with modern wall and floor units with wooden worktop and the largest AGA oven you can buy which is electric and provides gas hob. A Butlers sink with mixer tap overlooks the rear garden through two double glazed sash windows and there is space for a very large American style fridge freezer. Further at this level is a WC with washbasin and a workshop area with pantry.
You enter the ground floor through the front door and into a spacious hallway which provides access to the home office, sitting room, stairs to the lower ground floor and a coat and shoe storage area. The sitting room is a large bright space extending to 24' in length with high ceilings, built-in storage space and two large sash windows to the side aspect. The home office is situated to the front aspect and a small flight of four stairs lead you to it from the hallway. A light room with dual aspect windows it provides a comfortable sanctuary for those that now need to work from home. To the rear aspect at this level is a utility room with wall units, worktop, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer and a Belfast sink with taps. Additionally another room is currently utilised as a music room but could be used as a study or further bedroom. There are two flights of stairs leading to the lower ground floor and one flight leading up to the first floor.
To the first floor you find three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with corner bath, walk-in shower, washbasin and WC. There is also a further room at this level which is currently used as a study. This room has its own staircase which leads to a double bedroom on the floor above making it a great room for a teenager or dependant relative. Stairs lead up to the second floor.
On the second floor you find two large double bedrooms both with part restricted head height. Again both rooms would be ideal for children and teenagers and they can utilise a shower room with washbasin and WC. There is also another double bedroom at this level but this can only be accessed via the staircase in the study on the floor below.
Laid to lawn and bordered by a dry stone wall. Established beds and apple tree with a south easterly aspect. Easily maintained and has in the past housed trampolines and a bouncy castle. To the side of the property is a courtyard patio seating which is somewhat of a sun trap and a much enjoyed family dining space in the summer months. A corridor provides access to the front garden and gives access to the garage.
Stone chipped driveway with parking for three vehicles and access to the garage. Small established bed and hedgerow frontage with dwarf stone wall and two stone pillars to the entrance.
Combe Down sits on a level ridge approximately 1.25 mile (2 km) to the south of Bath city centre. It sits at an altitude of 500ft and hence has always been renowned for the air quality with many moving from the city for this reason. The village is adjoined to the north by large areas of natural woodland with public footpaths offering stunning panoramic views overlooking the city and equally gratifying views of the Cotswold (AONB) valleys to the south.
There is simply no other village like it on the outskirts of the city with such a wide range of local amenities and schooling. This makes it a very popular place for families and those looking for an area with a rural feeling but still within walking distance of the city. You will find every level of schooling in the local vicinity with three nurseries, two academy primary schools, Ralph Allen academy senior school and two independent schools in Prior Park and Monkton Combe, both with pre-prep, prep and senior schools. There is also Threeways School which provides for special education needs from ages 4 to 19 years.
Locally there is an abundance of amenities with doctor’s surgery, Bath BMI Clinic, dentist, two pharmacies, highly reputed car garage, award winning delicatessen, fish and chip shop, hair salon, beauty therapist, bakery and Co-op mini-markets. On the western edge of the village is a Tesco Express with petrol station and a large Sainsburys supermarket can also be found in neighbouring Odd Down. Nearby you will also find the excellent country club spa hotel Combe Grove Manor, which provides fine dining, gymnasium, spa treatments, swimming facilities and tennis courts both indoor and outdoor. There is a new development being built in the village called Mulberry Park. An award winning development of 700 new homes and currently becoming one of Bath’s finest, new residential communities. With a new primary school, children’s nursery, cafe and state-of-the-art leisure and business facilities, with further amenities to follow, Mulberry Park will also build Bath’s first new park for 100 years.
The local bus service provides quarter hourly services during the day into the city. For the walkers among you Bath Spa station is a shade over 1.2 mile from the village and you are also afforded a plethora of countryside walks into an 'area of outstanding natural beauty' minutes from the village itself.
There will be £58,750 Stamp Duty payable. The Stamp Duty holiday expires on 31st March 2021.
Band - E
Band - E
Standard broadband available up to 17Mb
(Estimated 17Mb) Fibre optic broadband available up to 76Mb
Virgin Superfast broadband is installed in the village.
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