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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Off Crowe Hill, Limpley Stoke, Bath, BA2


Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms, each with en suite access
  • Light and airy contemporary accommodation
  • Energy efficient Pilkington 'K' glass
  • Elevated valley position
  • Electronic gated private driveway
  • Within 4 miles of Bath
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Occupying a simply wonderful position on the hill side of Limpley Stoke this modern individually designed home enjoys breathtaking views over the Avon Valley towards Winsley


Limpley Stoke is situated in the Avon Valley, between Bath and Freshford. There is a popular pub, The Hop Pole, and the Limpley Stoke Hotel, along with a village hall and the parish church of St Mary. The village of Freshford is nearby and provides a variety of amenities including schools, post office, a village hall, pub, community shop and a doctor's surgery. Freshford railway station provides regular services to Bath (journey time approx 10 mins). Babington House (part of the Soho House group) is in close proximity. The city of Bath is approximately 5 miles away and is a World Heritage Site renowned for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage. Bath offers comprehensive business, entertainment and recreational facilities and a wide range of excellent schools in both the state and private sectors, along with two universities. There is a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time approx 90 mins) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time approx 15 mins) and Junction 18 of the M4 is approximately 15 miles away.


A bespoke and highly unique four bedroom property quietly situated amongst majestic pine trees in an elevated valley position within 4 miles of Bath. 'Wingspan' was built in 1958 and has been extended and fully modernised over the last ten years with a light and airy feel and a contemporary design which seeks to make the most of the views. Features include energy efficient Pilkington 'K' glass, high quality kitchen and bathroom fittings and inlaid maple doors.

The flexible accommodation is split level over 3 floors. On the ground floor the triple aspect kitchen includes high quality units with polished granite worktops and a range of integrated appliances and maple flooring. The living room has full length windows and French doors leading to the rear terrace and has a staircase leading to upper and lower levels. The library has a fireplace with a polished granite surround and inset electric wood burner-style heater, creating a cosy hideaway during the winter. There is a superb master suite on the lower ground level, with a dressing area, two walk-in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with a corner Jacuzzi bath. There is access from the master bedroom onto a surrounding terrace from where the marvellous views can be enjoyed. Also on this level is a bedroom with maple flooring, full length windows and a wet room, a cloak room and a laundry room and access to the undercroft and uppercroft that each provide useful storage.

On the upper floor are 2 further bedrooms that share an en suite shower room. One bedroom has large fitted wardrobes and French doors that lead to a paved terrace, and the other has a fitted cupboard.

Wingspan is approached along Crowe Hill via an electronic gate and up a sweeping drive way. The attractive gardens extend to approximately three quarters of an acre and feature mature shrubs and trees, including some impressive Corsican pines and an acer walk, along with rockeries, flowerbeds, water features, a barbecue area, an ornamental fountain garden and lawns. There is a summer house situated at the top of the plot from which there are excellent views over the gardens and surrounding valley including a lovely wooded area romantically named 'Little Canada'. To the front of the property is a large decked area fitted with a Jacuzzi hot tub from where one can relax and admire the scenery and stunning far-reaching views from a peaceful, private location.

The garage facilities are excellent with two large garages, one double width and the other double length, and plenty of hard standing.

Square Footage: 2,037 sq ft


Take the A36 out of Bath towards the Limpley Stoke viaduct, turn onto the B3108 to Bradford on Avon. Turn right into Limpley Stoke village just before the railway bridge. Follow Crowe Hill upwards, passing the Hop Pole pub. After 1/2 mile the driveway to Wingspan is on the right, just past Cliffe Drive and Sylvan Lodge.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 November 2015

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