5 bedroom detached house for saleHigh Street, Freshford, Bath, BA2
Sold STC £925,000
- Potential secondary accommodation
- Garage, driveway, studio
- Central village location
- 5 bedrooms
- Detached period home
- EPC Rating = F
A substantial 5 bedroom Victorian detached family house with large outbuilding and garage situated in the heart of a highly desirable village
Freshford is an exceedingly popular and attractive village in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and constitutes part of the Bath Green Belt. The village lies approximately 6 miles due south east of Bath and about 3 miles from the historic town of Bradford on Avon, which provides a full range of shops and amenities including a leisure centre and library, as well as schools. Freshford village offers a lively community and also benefits from the day to day amenities which include a community shop, a very popular primary school, doctor's surgery and a riverside inn. Freshford Station is on the Bristol, Bath, Salisbury and Portsmouth mainline with direct services to Paddington taking approximately 90 minutes from Bath Spa and to Waterloo from Bradford on Avon. Further schooling nearby includes Monkton Combe, Prior Park College, King Edwards, Kingswood and The Royal High School.
Nearby Bath, famed for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage, is a World Heritage Site and offers a wealth of business, entertainment and recreational facilities. Homewood Park Hotel and Spa at Freshford offers spa membership whilst the private members' clubs at Babington House and Combe Grove Manor, with their extensive leisure facilities, are also within easy reach.
The M4 (Junction 18) is approximately 14 miles away, whilst the A36 provides access to the A303 and M3. Bristol Airport is approximately 26 miles distant.
Southview is a double fronted detached home situated at the heart of Freshford village. The property offers substantial and flexible accommodation arranged over three floors along with a large garage and outbuilding/studio - subject to planning this could provide additional accommodation.
The property combines traditional features such as sash windows, with solid oak flooring, wood burner, open fireplace, and bi-fold shutters.
The ground floor has a large, open-plan living area with wood-burning stove. The dining area leads through to a contemporary kitchen, with polished granite work-surfaces and a large central island. From the kitchen glass doors open out onto a paved terrace, ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining. A separate living room provides a cosy snug with open fireplace. The back door opens to a rear hallway with downstairs shower-room and utility room. Plenty of storage.
On the first floor is a landing and there are three double bedrooms and a contemporary family bathroom with shower. The second floor consists of a double bedroom, single bedroom (currently used as dressing room) and bathroom.
Southview has the unusual benefit of a 1,200 sq ft outbuilding including a double garage/workshop and studio, 3 x wood-floored rooms, a cloakroom. There is a high ceiling to the central room and windows overlooking the garden. This could be suitable for a variety of uses (subject to necessary consents) including additional accommodaton. Outside, the gardens lie mostly to the rear, enclosed by mature stone walling, with lawn, shrubs, trees, raised beds and a potting shed.
Square Footage: 2,777 sq ft
From Bath follow the A36 Warminster Road over the viaduct and up the steep road of Stoke Hill and just as the road begins to level out take your first turning left to Freshford. Follow this road down into the village towards the school and keep straight on. South View is directly opposite the school, on the left hand side as the road starts to go up the hill.
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