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36 bedroom detached house for sale

Bannerdown Road, Batheaston, Bath, BA1

Sold STC £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rare and unique development opportunity
  • 10,829 sq ft former nursing home
  • 36 bedrooms, 27 en-suite
  • 8 person/600 kg shaft lift
  • 0.53 acre site including parking for 16 cars
  • On the fringes of Bath
  • Associated neighbouring lots
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

OFFERS BY 12PM 30TH SEPTEMBER. A rare and unique development opportunity to acquire this 10,829 sq ft former nursing home on a half acre site with associated neighbouring lots adding to the overall potential


Heather House is located along Bannerdown Road
in Batheaston, which a suburb approximately 3 miles
east of Bath, just off the A4 Bath to Chippenham Road.
Batheaston is situated on a hillside within an Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty and enjoys wonderful
open views over the surrounding countryside. Local
shopping and amenities are available within Batheaston
and nearby Bathford.
Bath is a World Heritage City famed for its Georgian
architecture and Roman origins and enjoys a wealth of
cultural, business and recreational facilities along with
well regarded schools in both the state and private
sectors and 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.


Heather House comprises a detached two-storey 19th century house with a small cellar. The building has stone walls under a flat roof edged by cast iron railings, and the original building. features a square roof tower. Two storey extensions have been added to the west and eastern elevations of the original building.

The accommodation is arranged over both floors of the building, and there are level changes on each floors. There is an 8 Person/600 kg shaft lift. The entrance porch gives access to the reception hall with staircase and access to an office and lounge. The ground floor includes 12 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 WCs, a sluice room, dining room, main lounge, lounge with WC, kitchen with food store, kitchen WC, staff WC, staff room, laundry and a treatment room. On the first floor there are 20 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 WCs, a shower room, sluice room, clinical room and nurse station. We understand that three bedrooms comprise less than 10 m² but the remainder range between 10 m² - 16 m².

The site is irregular in shape and is approximately 0.53 acres. Heather House is situated to the rear of the plot on a level area. A sloping tarmac drive leads down to Bannerdown Road and to either side of the drive is paved parking for 16 cars.

Square Footage: 10,829 sq ft
Acreage: 0.56 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
30 July 2016

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