A simply stunning and immaculately presented three bedroom first floor apartment. One of seven apartments that reside within this former hotel with the building dating back to the 18th century. This apartment has recently been lovingly refurbished throughout and retains period features and high ceilings throughout.
You approach the property through large decorative wrought iron gate and across the manicured communal front gardens. Once inside the entrance porch you enter into the grand hallway with access to the communal laundry room and further storage rooms to the rear. To the first floor you enter the apartment into the hallway which provides access to all rooms. To your left a sliding door with decorative glass reveals a small utility room with washing machine and a place to hang coats. To the front aspect are the two finest rooms with the lounge and kitchen diner providing glorious far reaching views across the Midford valley. The kitchen diner is a wonderful room with bespoke handmade oak kitchen units with dovetail joints and oak and granite worktops. Maple flooring throughout with bespoke handmade storage cupboards to alcoves, feature period fireplace and large sash windows with wooden shutters providing the stunning far reaching views. The large lounge is complimented with a feature log burner fireplace with slate hearth and again two large sash windows providing those views and letting natural light flood in. Opposite the lounge you find the spacious master bedroom with lovely bay window to the side aspect and ensuite shower room. A door from this bedroom leads to bedroom three although it can also be accessed from the hallway. A single room with feature period fireplace it also provides access to a very useful and spacious storage space above. The hallway further leads to a wet room bathroom with roll top bath, shower and WC. At the end of the hallway you find bedroom two with beautiful handmade wooden cupboards and draws built in to the alcoves. Externally there are well tended and manicured communal gardens to the front of the main building. Parking is on-street.
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 600ft and hence has always been renowned for its clean 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, builders merchants, 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 also 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.
Neutral carpet throughout, coir mat, door to utility/coat room, access to kitchen/diner, lounge, all bedrooms and family bathroom.
Spacious with stunning views, neutral carpet throughout, designer radiator, two large wooden sash windows to the front aspect, lights with dimmer control, ample fitted oak shelves, Charnwood log burning stove with dedicated log store inset Bath stone with slate hearth and original wooden mantel, television point.
A range of high quality handmade oak wall and base kitchen units all with soft close function. Siemens fridge freezer, two integrated Siemens ovens one with additional microwave function, five ring gas hob with extractor hood over, integrated Bosch dishwasher, inset ceramic sink with designer tap and granite work surface, further solid oak work surface, maple wooden floorboards throughout, two large wooden sash windows with wooden shutters, two designer radiators, designer light fitting with dimmer switch, two large built in wooden storage cupboards with shelves.
Accessed from the entrance hallway with space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer with further storage over. Opaque window to the side aspect.
Spacious with neutral quality carpet throughout, large bay window with four wooden sash windows to the side aspect, coving, designer radiator, television point, original feature fire place, door to the en-suite.
Immaculately presented with some tongue and groove panelling, limestone floor, large walk in mains shower with full length glass panel, designer tiles to the shower area, low level w.c, wash hand basin, designer radiator, large ladder radiator, extractor fan, LED box lighting to the ceiling.
Spacious with quality carpet throughout, wooden sash window to the side aspect, two designer radiators, two built in wooden storage closets, sky light, coving.
Neutral carpet throughout, wooden sash window to the side aspect, coving, original feature fireplace, designer radiator, fixed wooden stairs to the attic providing ample built in storage to the eaves, velux window and power points.
Designed to be used as a wet room with waterproof plaster to the walls with concealed drain located under the bath, roll top bath with mains operated shower over, two wooden sash windows to the side aspect, wash hand basin with attractive splash back, spot lights, ladder radiator.
Standard broadband: Up to 24Mb (estimated speed: 17Mb)
Fibre optic broadband: Up to 76Mb
You will have to pay £20,000.00 in stamp duty if the sale completes by or before 31st September 2021.
Band - D
Tenure & Management Fee
Share of freehold
Lease of 999 years from 6th January 1984
Management fee approx £1,800 p.a. with £80 p.a. ground rent.
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