Yew Tree cottage is situated to the rear eastern aspect of Columbus House which dates from 1876. It was built for a Royal Navy Commander and later occupied by JP-Patrick Vans Agnew, the building was extended by Future Heritage in 1999 yet retains the grandeur and elegant features of a fine period house.
You approach this grand property via a private tree lined drive to a large stone chipped communal parking area. Here you find two designated parking spaces for the property and further visitor parking.
Inside the cottage you enter into a spacious hallway with stairs to the first floor, cloakroom with WC and doorway to the sitting room. The large sitting room has a feature gas fire with stone surround with double aspect wooden sash windows flooding the room with light. From here you find a door with access to a large courtyard seating terrace. The recently refurbished spacious kitchen diner is again very light with dual aspect sash windows and rooflight. Newly fitted with a range of wall and floor units with marble worktop and integrated appliances. Access to a courtyard seating area to the side aspect. To the first floor you notice the ample landing which could afford further study space and leads to both bedrooms and bathroom. The grand main bedroom with dual aspect sash windows again provides a light and airy room with wonderful views of the gardens and beyond. The floor to ceiling tiled ensuite provides bath, built-in power shower, sink and WC. Bedroom two has room for a double bed and with sash window to the rear of the property. The shower room again floor to ceiling tiled with walk-in shower, sink and WC.
Externally the property has access to the communal gardens and has two private courtyard terraces and a raised patio seating area overlooking the gardens. There is also a dedicated storage area in the basement of the main house. This is an ideal property for professionals and downsizers alike. With its peaceful and secluded setting it makes for perfect lock up and leave accommodation. The grounds are simply stunning, the views are far reaching and the location is ideal for walking to the city of Bath.
Columbus House is set in a private drive off of Trossachs Drive on the edge of Bathwick. Set in an elevated position it provides far reaching views of surrounding countryside and woodland. Bathampton is a picturesque village to the east of the city of Bath and is further enhanced by having both the River Avon and Kennet & Avon canal flowing through it. Both waterways provide fine dining experiences with The George pub on the canal bank and the Bathampton Mill situated on the weir of the river. Between the months of April and October river tours run on the Avon and these can also be used by locals as a delightful means of transport to the city as they stop at Pulteney Brdge. Locally the village provides a small supermarket, post office, doctors surgery/pharmacy and a hair salon. The primary school is very highly rated and received an outstanding OFSTED report when last tested. This property is also well located for King Edwards private school and the University of Bath. Its woodland backdrop borders the stunning Bath Golf Club of which is also on the Bath Skyline Walk which provides elevated views of the city. Commuters might like to know that the train station is a 1.4 mile journey either on foot or by using nearby local bus services. For those who need access to the M4 corridor this can be accessed by using the Bathampton toll bridge to Batheaston where access to the A4 can be found.
Pulteney Bridge - 1 mile
Bath Abbey - 1.2 mile
Bath Spa station - 1.4 mile
Leasehold, residue of 999 year term, which commenced on the 1st January 2000. Annual management charge applies at £300pcm. No ground rent. 10% share of freehold.
Band - G
Standard broadband: Up to 38Mb (estimated speed: 5Mb)
Fibre optic broadband: Up to 76Mb
There could be £27,500 Stamp Duty payable upon completion. Figure calculated after recent budget announcement.
Band - D
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