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5 bedroom terraced house for sale

Raby Place, Bathwick, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4EH

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Double bedroom main house
  • 2 Bedroom coach house
  • 1 Bedroom apartment
  • Enclosed gardens
  • Grade II Listed
  • Residents garden
  • Double garage
  • Central location
  • Westerly views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Raby Place is the first terrace of Georgian houses at the start of Bathwick Hill. This sought after residential location is within easy walking distance of the City Centre via Great Pulteney Street. Bath Spa Station and the bus station can be reached via Pulteney Road. Bathwick Hill is a magnificent wide road flanked on both sides with some of Bath's finest examples of Georgian townhouses and villas. There are local shops and amenities available with a useful general store, off licence and florists. The Kennet & Avon Canal runs close by and its toe path is accessible from Bathwick Hill. There is a good bus service linking properties on Bathwick Hill to the University and City Centre. The private gardens of Raby Lawn are open to residents of Raby Villas exclusively. These park grounds are situated opposite Raby Place and No. 4 has a fine view of these gardens as well as Bath Abbey and the surrounding City of Bath.


4 Raby Place is a superb Georgian townhouse that enjoys a prestigious address close to the centre of Bath. Benefiting from good proportions this elegant home has an excellent outlook with pleasing views across Raby Lawn towards Bath Abbey. Raby Place was designed by the acclaimed architect John Pinch circa 1823 and is Grade II listed. Constructed of Bath stone elevations under a slate tiled roof the property is full of charm and character and has many architectural details typical of the period. These include decorative plasterwork to cornicing and ceilings, deep skirting, carved door surrounds, sash windows with working shutters, a cantilevered stone staircase and double wedding doors between the drawing room and with drawing room. The exceptionally spacious and versatile accommodation presents a subtle blend of Georgian elegance combined with modern day practical living set aside contemporary fixtures and fittings. Spread over five floors and offered in good decorative order, the feeling of space is accentuated by high ceilings particularly on the ground and first floors. There are currently four bedrooms occupying the second and third floors, the master of which having an en suite roll top freestanding bath. There is also a separate family bathroom and separate shower room. Of particular note are the principal reception rooms with the impressive drawing room looking out over the city towards Bath Abbey. Wedding doors open through to the withdrawing room to the rear. There is a comprehensively fitted handcrafted kitchen on the ground floor which opens into a dining room. At lower ground floor level the accommodation is arranged as a self contained one bedroom apartment with its own private entrance. There is an internal staircase (currently sealed) linking the apartment with the main integral part of the house which could be re-opened if required (subject to the usual consents).
As well as the main house at the end of the garden is a separate coach house and an annexe with a double garage. The annexe provides additional accommodation in the form of a two bedroom maisonette above the garage and studio room. There is a delightful landscaped and enclosed garden which links the main house to the coach house and provides an excellent outdoor space. No. 4 Raby Place includes the part ownership of Raby Lawn, a private garden situated opposite the terrace of houses, the residents of which are joint key holders. The gardens are fairly secluded and comprise various areas of lawn and a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs.
The House:
Entrance hall, reception hall, rear lobby, cloakroom, utility room, kitchen/dining room, first floor study area, drawing room , Withdrawing room, cloakroom, Master bedroom, 3 further bedrooms, Bathroom..
Lower Ground Floor Apartment:
Entrance hall, lobby, kitchen, sitting room, inner hallway, bedroom, bathroom, rear lobby, gardens.
The Coach House and Maisonette:
Studio room, kitchenette, shower room, double garage.
First & Second floor maisonette:
Sitting room, kitchen, shower room, Master bedroom with en suite, second bedroom.


From the City Centre travel along Great Pulteney Street taking the second turning right into Edward Street. Follow Edward Street until the roundabout and take the second exit onto Bathwick Hill. Raby Place is the first terrace of Georgian townhouse on the left hand side. Residents only parking is available outside the property.

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25 January 2013

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