A delightful period cottage situated at the top of a high sought after road in the centre of the village. The property offers versatile accommodation with two good size receptions rooms, kitchen/scullery and bathroom on the ground floor. The first floor provides three double bedrooms with the larger coming with an ensuite shower room. Externally the westerly aspect courtyard rear garden is well stocked and has a sun-trap seating area.
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 too.
Dining Room / Reception Room
Used by the current owners as a snug kitchen/diner. Heat adjustable gas-fired green enamel Rayburn with timer, surrounded by ceramic tiles with granite warming shelf behind; shelf for the batterie-de-cuisine and an oak beam overhead. Pale sandstone floor. Picture rail; radiator and under-stairs cupboard. Door to stairs. Two steps lead into reception room two.
Current used by the owners as an office, artist’s studio and snug. Black sandstone floor. Oak beam overhead. Black multi-fuel log burner with glazed doors. Arched feature double glazed windows and bi-fold doors, fully opening onto Summer Lane. Small radiator. Small window to garden at rear. Open the double doors in the corner to find a hidden utility area with Belfast sink, gas boiler, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, small window.
Kitchen / Scullery
Unique parquet floor with original design, incorporating a coir-matting foot-well. To the right, a low solid elm work surface with granite inlay; storage cupboards below. Bespoke shelving above can be retained if requested. Below the kitchen window is a Belfast sink with wooden drainer and shelving below. There is plumbing for a small dishwasher. Wall-mounted larder with marble shelves. Three steps lead down to the bathroom.
Newly-tiled throughout with blue mosaic ceramic tiles. Fitted bath with hand shower. Heated towel rail. Basin with cupboard below. Low level WC with Victorian wooden seat, recently restored.
A versatile space which has been used as a sitting room and as a large double bedroom. TV point; stone shelves built into the wall; large, double-glazed windows with views across Wiltshire to the Westbury White Horse; picture rail; large radiator. Loft access with pull-down ladder. This main loft space is lit and boarded throughout.
Door to en-suite shower room with heated towel rail, basin, low-level WC, shower unit, ceramic-tile shelves and light-well.
Double bedroom with south-facing sash window, overhead built-in storage, feature fireplace. Radiator. Access to the second loft-space: part-boarded, not lit.
A small double bedroom with built-in wardrobe. Skylight with blind. Small cottage window with view to rear garden. Radiator. Former, traditional stone fireplace with stone shelf above. TV point.
Steps lead up to the secluded, well stocked and flower-filled courtyard cottage garden and brick-built outhouse (formerly the outside lavatory). Recycling cupboard outside back door. Exterior light and motion-sensitive lighting; path to useful side door for direct access on to Summer Lane. Outside tap.
Standard broadband up to 17Mb (Estimated 12Mb)
Fibre optic broadband up to 276Mb
Virgin super fast broadband recently installed in the village.
You will have to pay £10,000.00 in Stamp Duty. Your effective stamp duty rate is 2.50%.
Band - D
Band - C
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