Isabella House, The Avenue
Combe Down, Bath, BA2 5EH

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The Avenue Combe Down, Bath
Guide Price £725,000


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  • Planning permission granted for a new dwelling
  • Currently four bed detached bungalow
  • No onward chain
  • Good size 0.22 acre plot
  • Highly desired village location
  • Investment opportunity

A unique four bedroom detached bungalow located on a 0.22 acre plot on a highly desired road in Combe Down village. Planning permission granted for demolition and the building of a new detached four bedroom two storey house with driveway parking. Ideal and rare investment opportunity for the right buyer.


Baroda was built in the 1920's and sits on a 0.22 acre plot in a highly desired road opposite the village green. You approach the property across a large lawn front garden which has the potential to provide off-street driveway parking, subject to the necessary permissions. Once inside the spacious hallway provides access to all rooms. There are four good size double bedrooms and a bathroom. The lounge/diner to the rear aspect leads to the kitchen with two walk-in pantries. Work has been started on the inside of the property so whilst it is habitable it will need some reparatory work to the kitchen and bathroom and some rooms. Externally to the rear is a large well stocked garden with large apple tree. The property as it is could be ideal for those looking to downsize to single storey living in a quiet village location. Alternatively those looking for investment potential may look to further extend the existing property or completely demolish and rebuild as per the approved planning permission for a new dwelling. The property has previously held an HMO licence in excess of 20 years.


Planning Application Reference: 21/00936/FUL: Erection of a replacement dwelling. Demolition of the existing bungalow on site and the construction of a new two storey, four bedroom detached dwelling (on the same footprint as the existing bungalow) and detached single storey gym. Planning permission was permitted to drop the kerb to the front aspect and provide driveway parking to the front of the property. App: 19/02178/FUL. BANES website planning portal.

Additional Information

In accordance with the requirements of the planning approval the following have been carried out and the vendor is willing to supply to any buyer. Bat Ecology survey Tree report Construction drawings Structural engineer drawings Asbestos survey Ground investigation and soakaway testing *Option to redevelop in June at 5% VAT*


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 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.

Entrance Porch

Entrance Hallway

Provides access to all bedrooms, bathroom and lounge.

Bedroom One

UPVC leaded glazed window to side and front aspect. Feature fireplace with tiled surround and hearth. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Two

UPVC leaded glazed window to front aspect. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Three

UPVC leaded glazed window to rear aspect. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Four

UPVC leaded glazed window to side aspect. Wall mounted radiator.

Lounge / Diner

UPVC leaded glazed window to rear aspect. Feature fireplace with wooden surround and hearth. Wall mounted radiator.


Modern base and wall units with underlighting. Space for washing machine and dishwasher. Wall mounted radiator. Two walk-in pantry cupboards.


Pedestal wash basin. Bath with wall mounted electric shower and bi-folding screen. Low level WC.


Front Garden

Large front garden with hedge borders to street. Potential to create off-street parking (STPP). Laid to lawn with stone path to front door. Access to rear garden down both sides of the property.

Rear Garden

Laid to lawn with stone paths. Established shrubs and small trees. Stone built air-raid shelter. Rear stone wall borders the 'long drung' walkway.


Standard broadband: Up to 17Mb (estimated speed: 13Mb) Fibre optic broadband: Up to 76Mb


Bus stop to city - 50m Local Shop - 150m Widcombe Parade - 1.2 mile Local Supermarket - 1.25 mile Bath Spa Train Station - 1.35 mile Southgate Shopping Centre - 1.5 mile Bath Abbey - 1.7 mile University - 2 miles

Stamp Duty

You will have to pay £30,000.00 in stamp duty if buying as your main residence.

Council Tax

Band - F

EPC Rating

Band - F


This property is marketed by TYNINGS Ltd as a sole agent and viewings are strictly by appointment only. All viewings are accompanied and by prior arrangement. Please contact Ben Purnell to arrange a viewing.


TYNINGS, their clients and any joint agents give notice that: They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning; building regulation or other consents and TYNINGS have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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The Avenue Combe Down
Bath BA2 5EQ
County: Bath And North East Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001201
Last Updated: Monday, 13 March 2023 14:25
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