4 bedroom terraced house for saleWidcombe Terrace, Bath, BA2
Guide Price £1,750,000
- Versatile, well proportioned accommodation
- Approx 3,452 sq ft over 5 storeys
- Elegant period features
- Luxurious master bedroom suite
- Beautiful walled garden with views
- Close to many local amenities
- Convenient for Bath Spa station
- Exceptional views over surrounding hills
A majestic Grade II* listed Georgian townhouse with elegant and classic proportions commanding exceptional views over surrounding hills
Widcombe Terrace is situated close to the popular area of Widcombe which provides a wide range of amenities including pubs, restaurants, a doctor's surgery and pharmacy, dentist, church and a convenience store. The nearby World Heritage Site, the city of Bath, is renowned for its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture, and offers a variety of business, cultural, leisure and shopping amenities including the Theatre Royal and Thermae Bath Spa - Britain's only natural thermal spa. There are pleasant waterside walks along the nearby Kennet and Avon Canal, and the River Avon, along with many excellent local schools in both the state and independent sectors, including The Paragon, Widcombe C of E Junior School, Prior Park College, Monkton Combe and King Edward's, as well as two universities. Bath Spa station is within a 0.37 mile walk (or 1 mile drive) and provides direct mainline rail services to London Paddington (journey time approx 90 minutes) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time approx 15 mins). Junction 18 of the M4 is 11 miles to the north.
4 Widcombe Terrace is a handsome Grade II* listed Georgian townhouse offering versatile and well proportioned accommodation in a popular location close to the many local amenities of Widcombe and just a short walk to Bath Spa train station and the city centre.
The property is one of six terrace houses dating from 1805 and is characterised by accommodation over 5 storeys and generally 12 pane sash windows with tripartite units to ground and first floor. Widcombe Terrace was built as an ensemble with the adjacent Widcombe Crescent and benefits from elevated open views across the Lyncombe valley towards Lyncombe Hill, providing a sense of the country in a residential setting.
The property can be accessed from Widcombe Terrace to the front and Church Street to the rear. From Widcombe Terrace, at ground floor level, is the dining room with elegant cornice work and a tripartite sash window providing superb views over the surrounding hills. The wooden floor seamlessly connects the dining room to the kitchen via bi-fold doors. The smart, modern kitchen is fitted with a range of integrated appliances. Beyond the kitchen is a cloakroom and access to a wine cellar and a lower courtyard, off w hich is access to a second wine cellar. A fine cantilevered stone staircase leads to the upper floors.
The house can also be accessed at this level from Church Street via a spacious entrance hall, which has an attractive tiled floor and fireplace, along with pretty glazed doors at one side leading to an upper courtyard. A door leads from the hall to the first floor level, and an impressive drawing room with a feature fireplace and ornate cornice work. Two large sash windows, one tripartite, provide outstanding elevated views towards Lyncombe Vale. Glazed wedding doors connect the drawing room to the library, which is fully shelved and has a shuttered sash window with views over the upper courtyard.
SECOND AND THIRD FLOORS
The second floor comprises a luxurious master bedroom suite with an en suite bathroom and an elegant dressing room. There is also a family bathroom on the half landing. On the third floor are two additional double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
The lower ground floor provides additional flexible accommodation which currently comprises a large utility room, cloakroom and vault along with a further reception room that is currently used as an office/study space. A door opens to a paved front courtyard from which there is access to another vault. The pavement of Widcombe Terrace runs overhead the courtyard which provides a sheltered area for alfresco dining from which to enjoy the garden views. Glazed doors open from an elegant archway that leads out to the wide sun terrace and the walled garden beyond.
Square Footage: 3,452 sq ft
Widcombe Terrace is located at the end of Widcombe Crescent, off Widcombe Hill. From the city centre, approach Widcombe, and take the left turn immediately before the White Hart pub. Widcombe Crescent is the second turning on the right, and Widcombe Terrace is along the raised pavement at the end of Widcombe Crescent. To access the property from the city centre via the Church Street entrance, Church Street is the next turning on the right after the right turn to Widcombe Crescent. Number 4 is on the right hand side, with a fan light above the door. There is resident permit parking immediately outside the property.
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