An absolutely charming former Quarrymasters cottage believed to have been built circa.1835. As it was built for the master it is grander compared to other cottages in the terrace with double frontage and the proportions are larger internally. The property has been lovingly refurbished by the current owner with high quality fittings throughout and enhancement of all the period features. All lighting and sockets have been purchased through Jim Lawrence on Walcot Street whilst all sanitary ware is by Armitage Shanks and Lefroy Banks. Attention to detail is prevalent throughout with Craig & Rose paint scheme whilst all internal doors are fitted with period lockable door mechanisms. The result is a beautifully presented homely feeling property complimented with open fires and delightful southerly facing garden.
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. Every level of schooling is offered in the local vicinity with three nurseries, Academy primary school, Ralph Allen senior school and two independent schools in Prior Park, 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 and accessed just across the road from this property in Rainbow Woods.
Original wooden flooring. Wall mounted radiator and (Jim Lawrence) wall light. Access to sitting room, reception room, utility, rear garden, WC, utility room and stairs to both floors.
Original wood flooring. Feature open fireplace with cast iron grate, wooden surround and stone hearth. Wooden 12-pane sash window to front aspect. 3 x wall lights (Jim Lawrence). TV aerial point and tel point. Wall mounted radiator.
Original wood flooring. Feature open fireplace with cast iron grate, surround and stone hearth. Wooden 12-pane sash window to rear aspect. 3 x wall lights (Jim Lawrence). Original wooden cupboards to alcoves. TV aerial point and tel point. Wall mounted radiator.
Flagstone flooring. Wooden storage cupboard with Worcester Greenstar 330CDI condensing boiler. Wooden 12-pane sash window to rear aspect and wooden glazed door leading to rear garden. Plumbing for washing machine and space for a dryer. Wooden butchers block with Armitage Shanks butlers sink on top with Lefroy Brooks chrome taps.
Flagstone floor. Plumbing for washing machine. Armitage Shanks butlers sink with Lefroy Brooks chrome taps. Electric and gas meters. Wooden 8-pane sash window to front aspect.
Flagstone floor. WC and wall mounted sink with chrome taps are all Lefroy Brooks. Wooden 8-pane sash window to front aspect.
Stairs to lower ground floor
Stone stairs with wooden ballustrade.
Painted exposed stone walls. Terracotta tiled floor. Built-in wooden Welsh dresser. Armitage Shanks butlers sink with Lefroy Brooks chrome mixer taps inset into wooden work top. Smeg 1 1/2 width oven with 6-ring gas hob and electric oven. Smeg dishwasher. Space for fridge. Wall mounted radiator. 5 x (Jim Lawrence) ceiling mounted spotlights. Wall mounted radiator. Wooden glazed French doors to the garden. Access to the pantry.
Former coal scullery. Painted exposed stone walls. Original stone floor. Power and light.
Stairs to first floor
Wooden stairs and ballustrade with decorative oak hand rail.
First Floor Landing
Small wooden velux style rooflight. Access to loft space and roof via original wooden ladder. Access to three bedrooms and bathroom.
Original wooden flooring. Feature fireplace with cast iron grill, wooden surround and stone hearth. Wooden built-in storage cupboards in alcoves one with shelving and the other with long drop hanging rail. Wooden 12-pane sash window to front aspect. 3 x wall lights (Jim Lawrence). Wall mounted radiator.
Original wooden flooring. Feature fireplace with cast iron grill, wooden surround and stone hearth. Wooden storage cupboards x 2 with top shelf and hanging rail in each. Wooden 12-pane sash window to rear aspect. 3 x wall lights (Jim Lawrence). Wall mounted radiator.
Original wooden flooring. Wooden 12-pane sash window to rear aspect. 3 x wall lights (Jim Lawrence). Wall mounted radiator.
Original wooden flooring. Lefory Banks stand alone roll top bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Wall mounted mains shower with elliptical chrome curtain rail. A pedestal sink with chrome taps and low level WC with traditional high level wall mounted cistern with chain and handle flush all by Lefroy Banks. Wall mounted radiator. Wooden 12-pane sash window to front aspect with wooden plantation shutters to the bottom 6-panes. Spotlights and extractor fan. Original wooden built and glazed storage cupboard. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail.
Garden is approx 135' in length and 20' wide. Five stone steps lead down to a stone slab seating area to the rear. Laid to lawn with established beds, shrubs and small trees. Outdoor water taps and lighting. A stone path leads to the rear of the garden with four wooden built sheds, vegetable patch and stone chipped laid parking area. Two lockable wooden gates lead to a lane providing potential vehicle access from Gladstone Road.
Low stone wall to front with decorative wrought iron rails and gate. Stone chipped beds with stone path leading to front door.
The property is alarmed and has sensors in every room and hallway throughout the house.
On-street parking directly outside the front of the property with no restrictions. Alternatively there is a lane at the rear of the property which can provide vehicle access to the end of the rear garden and off-street parking on a stone chipped driveway. Potential here to build a garage too (STPP).
Standard broadband available up to 17Mb
Fibre optic broadband available up to 76Mb
Virgin Super Fast broadband installed in the village.
You will have to pay £22,500 in Stamp Duty.
Your effective stamp duty rate is 3.46%.
Band - D
N/A - Grade II Listed
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