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The Avenue Combe Down, Bath Guide Price £1,100,000

Sold STC
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  • Substantial detached property and plot
  • Highly desired Combe Down village location
  • Investment opportunity with refurbishment throughout
  • Potential to extend and reconfigure (STPP)
  • No onward chain
  • Much loved family home

A genuine once in a lifetime opportunity as this five bedroom detached Edwardian home has been owned by the same family since it was built in 1908. Now in need of complete refurbishment throughout it offers tremendous investment potential and stands on a large plot overlooking the village park. Ideally located for an abundance of local amenities, shops and every level of schooling.


The Avenue Combe Down
Bath BA2 5EQ
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000313

Description

Colworth is an Edwardian Arts & Crafts inspired home built in 1908 and having never come to the market in its history. A five bedroom detached double fronted property standing on a large plot it has been a much loved family home. It is somewhat of a rarity having been partly constructed of red brick which is an oddity to find in Bath. Its Arts & Crafts inspiration can be seen in the façade with stained glass windows, tall pitched roof, stone mullion windows, gable end timber framing and decorative brick bonding. You will find generous accommodation across three floors and many period features throughout this property. To the ground floor you enter into the spacious and homely entrance hallway and the accommodation comprises sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen, pantry and shower room. To the first floor you find five bedrooms, four with feature fireplaces, with bathroom and separate WC. The second floor provides large landing with two storage cupboards and further large attic room with cupboard. With refurbishment now required it presents a fantastic investment opportunity for the right person to restore it back to being a grand village family home. The current layout could be reconfigured (STPP) more akin to modern family living requirements with possible extension to the rear providing open-plan living/dining area. Furthermore the attic is an area that could also be converted for further living accommodation too and provide additional bedroom if needed. Externally there is plenty of off-street parking with garage and workshop if also required. The large level rear garden extends to approx. 200’ and will amply accommodate family games and other activities. The property is centrally located in the village opposite the village green and play park, The Firs Field. This is a popular meeting place for local people whether it be parents with kids in the play park, dog walkers or schoolchildren. There are many activities held on the field for young and old throughout the Summer. It is also a haven for many species of plants and you will further find large stones with reference to these and the history of the field itself. You are a short walk from the local Co-Op store and the award winning Deli, with the bus to the city also alighting nearby.

Location

This property is located on the southern slopes of the city of Bath in the highly desired village of Combe Down. It sits on the historic tree lined Avenue opposite to and overlooking the village park and green, in the centre of the village. 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 surrounding area cultivates ancient woodland which is the home of unique and local flora and fauna. The village itself has a very high sense of community spirit and self sufficiency. With local amenities providing every level of schooling and childcare, doctors surgery, dentists and pharmacies. Within the village there is a highly reputed car garage, award winning delicatessen, art gallery, Bath Bakery, hardware store 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 can be found in the local vicinity with three nurseries, primary school, Ralph Allen senior school and three independent schools in Prior Park, Monkton Combe and Paragon. 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 half hourly services into the city. For the walkers amongst you Bath Spa station is a shade over 1 mile from the property and you are also afforded a plethora of countryside walks into an 'area of outstanding natural beauty' minutes from the village itself.

Entrance Hall

Very spacious hallway with feature wooden open-string staircase with decorative newel post and ballustrade. Access to sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen and door to rear garden. Understairs storage. Stained glass window to front aspect. Telephone point.

Sitting Room

Glazed sliding doors to rear garden with decorative stained glass windows above. Window to side aspect. Feature gas fire place with wooden mantel and green tiled surround and hearth. Picture rails and wall mounted radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Modern wooden base units and work surface with sink/drainer. Feature tall fireplace with wooden mantel shelf. Some original built-in wooden cupboards. Built-in electric double oven. Space for white goods and plumbing for washing machine. Access to utility/pantry and downstairs shower room. Wall mounted boiler. Serving hatch to dining room. A single 2-pane UPVC window to side aspect.

Dining Room

Lovely feature bay window with 2-pane wooden sash windows to front aspect with secondary glazing and views of the park opposite. Feature open fireplace with cast iron grate, wooden mantel and tiled surround and hearth. Serving hatch to the kitchen. Wooden shelves to the alcove. Wall mounted radiator.

Study

Two 2-pane wooden sash windows to front aspect with secondary glazing. Wall mounted radiator.

Utility Room

Wooden worktop with space underneath for white goods. Window to side aspect. Access to shower room.

Shower Room

Obscured window to side aspect. WC and wall mounted sink. Glazed shower enclosure with sliding door and mains shower. Wall mounted radiator, mirror and light.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

Access to all five bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC. Feature wooden open-string staircase with decorative newel post and ballustrade. leading to the second floor. Wall mounted mirror.

Bedroom One

Two 2-pane wooden sash windows to front aspect with secondary glazing and elevated views of the park opposite. Feature closed fireplace with wooden mantel and tiled surround. Wooden built-in original wardrobe and wooden shelves in alcoves. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Two

Single 2-pane wooden sash windows to rear aspect with secondary glazing and elevated views of the large rear garden. Feature closed fireplace with wooden mantel and tiled surround. Wooden built-in original wardrobe in alcove. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Three

Newly installed single 4-pane wooden sash window to front aspect with secondary glazing and elevated views of the park opposite. Feature closed fireplace with wooden mantel and tiled surround. Wall mounted radiator. Original wooden wardrobe in alcove.

Bedroom Four

Single 2-pane wooden sash windows to side aspect with secondary glazing. Feature closed fireplace with wooden mantel and tiled surround. Wooden built-in original wardrobe in alcove. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Five

Three wooden casement decorative stained glass windows to front aspect with elevated views of the park opposite. Wall mounted radiator.

Bathroom

Cast iron bath with wooden panelling and single height tiled surround. Wall mounted Royal Venton sink. Single 2-pane wooden sash window to rear aspect (one obscured pane) with secondary glazing. Built-in wooden storage cupboards.

WC

Floor standing WC. Small obscured window to rear aspect.

Second Floor

Second Floor Landing

Small 2-pane wooden casement window in roof to rear aspect. Two large storage cupboards. Low level shelving. Access to attic room.

Attic Room

Small 2-pane wooden casement window in roof to rear aspect. Storage cupboard. TV aerial.

Externally

Workshop

Brick built outside workshop with window to rear garden. Also store room and outside WC.

Outside WC

Garage

Shed

Stone built shed with corrugated iron roof. Wooden door and with storage space for garden equipment. Located at the far end of the garden.

Front garden

Hardstanding to the front of the property. Paver driveway to the side aspect leading to the garage. Established beds, shrubs and small trees. Dry-stone wall to front and side aspect. Plenty of parking space for numerous cars.

Rear Garden

Low dry-stone wall to side and rear aspect. Mature shrubs and beds. Small trees including apple and fig. Predominantly laid to lawn. Approx. 200' in length.

Distances

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

Broadband

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

Stamp Duty

You will have to pay £53,750.00 in stamp duty. Your effective stamp duty rate is 4.89%.

Council Tax

Band - G

EPC Rating

Band - E

Viewings

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.

Disclaimer

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.


The Avenue Combe Down
Bath BA2 5EQ
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000313
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