6 bedroom terraced house for salePark Street, Bath, BA1
Sold STC £1,650,000
- Well proportioned rooms
- Period features
- Drawing room and withdrawing room
- Study and library
- Generous kitchen/breakfast room
- Private walled courtyard garden
- Excellent nearby amenities
An elegant Grade II listed townhouse providing flexible family accommodation in a highly sought-after location in Georgian Bath
Park Street is located on the north west corner of St. James's Square, an exceedingly attractive garden square, just north of the city centre and behind Royal Crescent. St James Square provides a range of amenities including a delicatessen, newsagents, chemist, greengrocer and florist and The Approach Golf Course and Royal Victoria Park are both nearby. Bath is a World Heritage City renowned for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage and is within walking distance of the property. The city offers a wide variety of leisure, cultural and business amenities along with a variety of excellent schools in both the state and private sectors. Bath hosts a number of acclaimed festivals throughout the year including the Bath Literary Festival, Bath International Music Festival, Bath Comedy Festival and the Bath Bachfest. The Theatre Royal is one of the oldest and most beautiful theatres in Britain and has a varied programme including many productions pre and post-London runs. Thermae Bath Spa is Britain's only natural thermal spa and offers traditional and state-of-the-art spa facilities. Communication links are good: Bath Spa station provides a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time approx 90 mins) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time approx 15 mins). Junction 18 of the M4 is approximately 10 miles north and Bristol International Airport approximately 20 miles west
36 Park Street is an elegant Grade II listed townhouse situated in a highly sought-after location just off St. James Square, along a no-through road. Constructed circa c1790-1793 of Bath stone elevations under a tiled roof, its classical and regular façade implies well proportioned rooms. The property features architectural details including ceiling mouldings, architraves, fireplaces, wrought iron balconettes and window shutters.
Upon entering, via the pedimented Doric door case, a welcoming hallway leads to the ground floor reception rooms, currently used as a study and library. The study has a grand marble fireplace and impressive ceiling moulding and cornice work along with two sash windows to the front elevation. Wedding doors connect the study to the library which is fitted with elegant bookshelves and a pretty balconette beyond a sash window.
At the end of the hallway is a useful utility room. Downstairs is a generous country-style kitchen breakfast room from where there is access to the front courtyard, with steps leading up to Park Street, and to the vaults beyond. Off the kitchen/breakfast room is a family/dining room overlooking the pretty rear garden, which is accessible via a lobby. On the basement level below are 2 additional vaults, a bedroom and shower room and access to a rear courtyard with steps leading up to the rear garden. Of particular note is the light and airy first floor drawing room and withdrawing room, each with a marble fireplace. There is a great sense of space and light and wonderful views across to the Approach Golf Course through the triple sash windows to the front elevation. The second floor master bedroom suite incorporates a dressing room off the en suite bathroom with free-standing bath. There is a single bedroom on this level and an additional dressing room that could be used as another bedroom. On the third floor are 2 further double bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms 36 Park Street is a beautiful house which succeeds in retaining its or iginal charm and character whilst providing flexible family accommodation.
Square Footage: 5,350 sq ft
From the A4 Upper Bristol Road turn onto Marlborough Lane and continue to the end of Marlborough Buildings. At the crossroads go straight over into Cavendish Road and take the first right into Park Place. Turn immediately left into Park Street and the property is on the right hand side, after the right turn to Park Street Mews.
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