5 bedroom detached house for saleBannerdown Road, Batheaston, Bath, Somerset, BA1
Guide Price £1,450,000
- Approx 3,283 sq ft
- Master bedroom with en suite
- Panoramic views
- Large sun terrace
- Gardens including an orchard
- Double garage
- EPC Rating = E
A superb detached 5 bedroom Victorian house just 3.5 miles from Bath
The Brow is situated about half a mile above the village of Batheaston, 3 miles from the Georgian city of Bath and 8 miles west of the Wiltshire market town of Chippenham. This location offers good access to Junction 18 of the M4 motorway, either via the main A46 or neighbouring lanes leading past Colerne. Local shopping is available within the village which is within walking distance and amenities include a newsagent, chemist, dentist surgery, hairdresser and a primary school. Nearby Bath is a World Heritage Site famed for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage and enjoys a wealth of cultural, business and recreational facilities along with excellent schools in both the state and independent sectors along with 2 universities. Communication links are excellent with a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time approx 85 minutes) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time approx 15 minutes). Junction 18 of the M4 is approximately 10 miles north.
The Brow is a superb detached family house situated on the outskirts of Bath. Constructed of Bath stone elevations, the house dates back to circa 1840 with later additions. The property has undergone a substantial programme of improvement and refurbishment, both internally and externally. The mellow Bath stone has been cleaned and new sash windows have been installed, and substantial new terracing helps frame this most handsome of houses. Surrounded by pretty gardens, The Brow occupies an elevated position above Batheaston with a southerly aspect and far reaching views over the Avon valley and surrounding hills.
The Brow has well proportioned accommodation arranged over 2 floors with the principal rooms located towards the front of the house, taking advantage of the views. The drawing room is of particular note with a beautiful marble fireplace, elaborate cornicing and 2 bay windows overlooking the garden. In addition there is a separate dining room and a study. The kitchen/breakfast room is superb, with French doors opening onto a large open terrace. The kitchen is very well appointed with a range of high quality units, granite work surfaces and integrated appliances. On the first floor are 5 bedrooms, of which 2 are en suite, plus a family shower room. The master bedroom has elegant ceiling moulds and all the bathrooms are very well appointed.
The Brow is surrounded on three sides by well established gardens. There is a superb terrace that runs the width of the house and extends beyond the kitchen to provide an al fresco dining area. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature hedges, shrubs and trees and there is an orchard with an abundance of fruit trees to the east of the property. There is a double garage and extensive driveway parking.
Square Footage: 3,283 sq ft
Acreage: 0.8 Acres
Proceed out of Bath on the A4 London Road towards
Chippenham. On reaching the Batheaston bypass, go
straight ahead following signs for Batheaston. Proceed
through the village and just after the shops on the left
hand side turn left following the signpost for Colerne
into Bannerdown Road. The property can be found
after about ½ mile on the right hand side, identified by a
wooden gate with the house name displayed on the wall
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