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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hermitage Road, Bath, BA1

Offers in Excess of £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Development plot
  • Opportunity to create a stunning house
  • Near excellent schools
  • Sought after location
  • Superb views over Bath
  • Good access to M4

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Building plot, Lansdown


Elstow House is situated on Hermitage Road, a sought after position in the heart of Lansdown. It affords swift access to the M4, Lansdown Golf Course, Bath Race Course, Lansdown Squash and Tennis Club, which is across the road and Royal Victoria Park. Many pleasant walks may be enjoyed in the area including access to The Cotswold Way. A selection of some of Bath's most sought after schools including St Stephen's Primary, Kingswood School and the Royal High are on the doorstep.

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 well regarded 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 9 miles north.


A development plot situated in the heart of one of Bath's premier locations, Lansdown, planning permission has been approved to construct a magnificent detached contemporary house. This very rare opportunity gives scope to create a stunning 5 bedroom detached house with exceptionally well planned accommodation arranged over four floors. The planning involves "the erection of a detached dwelling with associated car parking and landscaping following the demolition of an existing dwelling".

Elstow House will provide exceptional family accommodation with a south-facing garden. The formal sitting room and study are at ground floor together a guest bedroom en-suite. On the garden level / lower ground floor with its fully glazed elevation is the stunning kitchen/dining/family room. The planned proportions are superb. In addition, the design includes a media room and utility room at this level, plus access to the lower level parking and large bike / storage room. On the first floor will be a luxurious master suite with bathroom and dressing room. There are two further bedrooms, one en suite and a family bathroom at this level. The roof space has been designed to incorporate another spacious double bedroom with en-suite facilities. The flexibility with the design allows personal requirements to be accommodated and changes to be made with the layout and the view across Bath will be stunning.

Externally there is to be parking with planning for a Cardok Intelligent Garage parking To the rear are enclosed south facing gardens.

All plans and CGIs are available on request.

Proposed accommodation summary
Ground Floor: Reception Hall, WC, Study, Sitting Room, Guest Bedroom with en suite Shower Room

Lower Ground Floor: Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Media Room, Utility Room, Clocks with WC, access to Garage Parking, Bike/ workshop / Storage

First Floor: Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and en suite Bathroom, Family Bathroom, two further Double Bedrooms (one with en suite Shower Room)

Second Floor: Double Bedroom 5 with en suite Shower Room

Parking and with Landscaped gardens

Acreage: 0.34 Acres


Proceed up the hill taking the left fork by St Stephens Church then the next left into Sion Road. Follow the road along taking the first turning on the left into Hermitage Road. The property can be found on your right hand side.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 July 2016

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